Dressed as characters from the fictional tv show and book "The Handmaids Tail" (about a totalitarian society) protestors have been assembling at the GA Capitol

GA Senate Committee Begins Work on Abortion Bill

Room 450 inside the Georgia Capitol was crowded inside Thursday, with another 100 having to gather outside. It's where the Georgia Senate Science and Technology Committee is holding hearings on HB 481. (Photo Credit: Erica Thomas) The so-called "fetal heartbeat" bill would make it illegal for a...
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Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms delivered her second ‘State of the City” address at the Georgia World Congress Center Thursday morning. During her speech, shared her Administration’s vision for Atlanta and announced the creation of the city’s first Department of Transportation.
Early voting ends Friday on proposed expansion of MARTA into Gwinnett County. March 19 is Election Day.

Gwinnett MARTA Referendum: "Not About Race but about bringing opportunities"

The last day of early voting on Gwinnett County's MARTA referendum is Friday. Polls are open from 7 a.m. through 7 p.m. Polling locations will be open the same hours on Tuesday, March 19. Residents are deciding whether to allow MARTA to take over Gwinnett's current transit system, and to add a 1...
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Atlanta Mayor delivers 2nd 'State of the City'

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms delivered her second ‘State of the City” address at the Georgia World Congress Center Thursday morning. Take a look at the infographics below for highlights from Mayor @KeishaBottoms ’ State of the City address! #ATLSOTC #OneAtlanta — City of...
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Autopsy indicates that 32 year old Antonio May (shown with 2 of his 3 sons) died of "excessive force" inside the Fulton County jail on September 11, 2018

"Tase 'em Tuesday": Taser, Restraint, Pepper Spray Lead to Death in Fulton County Jail

Antonio May, 32 years old from Macon, was the father of 3 sons, ages 13, 4, and 6. "They are amazing boys", according to family attorney Teddy Reese, "and they will never know what's it's like to have their father at a high school football game, they will never never know what it's like to have...
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B's Cracklin' Barbecue before fire damaged the building in March 2019

People Are Donating Big Money To Repair One of Atlanta's Best Barbecue Spots After Major Fire Damage

B's Cracklin Barbecue has quickly become one of Atlanta's favorite barbecue restaurants. Located near the corner of Main Street and Bolton Road in the Riverside neighborhood of Atlanta's westside, owner and pitmaster Bryan Furman isn't just locally famous for his smoked brisket, chicken, ribs and...
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R. Kelly going into a courtroom

More Unaired Footage From Gayle King's R. Kelly Interview Coming Friday Night

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Jussie Smollet leaves court

BREAKING NEWS: Grand Jury Indicts Jussie Smollett on 16 Counts of Disorderly Conduct

It's official: Entertainer Jussie Smollett has been indicted by a grand jury on 16 felony counts of disorderly conduct after claiming to have been victim of a hate crime on January 29, 2019. Smollett has already been charged with one count of disorderly conduct after police say he allegedly staged...
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R. Kelly's mugshot from the Chicago Police Department

R. Kelly Breaks Silence And Denies Allegations

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Nick Vaughn (l) captured the moment professor Nathan Alexander (r) babysat Wayne Hayer's (m) baby girl

Morehouse Babysitting Professor: We Need to Think About the Intersection of Parents and Schooling

"I'm just staring at the baby saying please don't throw up, please don't pee on yourself, please don't take a number two", says Wayne Hayer Jr. The 26 year old kinesiology major at Morehouse College is also a husband and the father of 5-month old Assata June. A photo of a moment when Hayer had to...
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