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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 pic.twitter.com/ZXD3ht6GSz — 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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WSB-TV meteorologist Karen Minton

Happy Retirement to Karen Minton of WSB-TV

Every city has people who have worked long and hard enough in their careers to become local legends, no matter what they do for a living. WSB-TV meteorologist Karen Minton is one of those people for Atlanta, and today we send her a big congratulations on her last day at Channel 2 Action News after...
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R. Kelly performs at the American Airlines Arena

BREAKING NEWS: R. KELLY Has Been Charged With Criminal Sexual Abuse

It's official: R&B star R. Kelly has officially been charged in Cook County, Illinois, for aggravated criminal sexual abuse. The story was first reported by Chicago Sun-Times reporters, who say they were told by sources that Cook County prosecutors were going to appear today in front of judge...
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Recent City Council work session on the Public Confidence & Accountability Legislation

Felicia Moore: Compliance Office Would Hold Us Accountable In Following The Law

Under regulations approved by Atlanta City Council, those using city-issued credit cards would have to abide by a list of terms. Also, legislation proposed by City Council President Felicia Moore calls for the creation of an Office of Independent Compliance. Both are among efforts, by the city's...
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