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Woman charged with arson after several Hiram homes destroyed by fire Video included

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Police have arrested a woman and charged her with 14 counts of arson after multiple homes in a Hiram community were destroyed by a Sunday morning fire.

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Bulletproof backpacks the reality for students in 2018 America

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Student safety is forcing parents to consider all actions to ensure their children are safe when heading off to school, and that includes buying bulletproof backpacks.

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Tuesday vote could lead to breakup of city of Stockbridge

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State lawmakers will vote Tuesday on legislation that would break up a Henry County community while forming another. 

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Uber Eats driver accused of fatally shooting man in Buckhead surrenders to police, in custody Video included

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A 30-year-old man has died after being shot several times following a dispute with an Uber Eats driver on Saturday in Buckhead.

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Georgia lawmakers looking to adopt hate crime legislation

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As Georgia remains one of the only states in the U.S. without hate crime legislation, lawmakers are looking to change that with two bills currently being debated at the state capitol. 

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Florida homicide suspect surrenders in Alpharetta

Source: Cocoa Police Department Source: Cocoa Police Department
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A nationwide manhunt is over after a suspect in a Florida homicide surrendered himself to authorities in Alpharetta on Monday.

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Body found wrapped in plastic along DeKalb County roadway

Source: DeKalb County Police Source: DeKalb County Police
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Police are trying to determine the identity of a body found wrapped in plastic along a DeKalb County roadway early Tuesday morning. 

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Police searching for missing CDC employee

(Source: Atlanta Police Department) (Source: Atlanta Police Department)
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Authorities say he called in sick on February 12 and has not been heard from since.

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Fergie says 'tried my best' after national anthem blowback

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Fergie tried something a little different with her national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game, and not everybody was cheering. More>>

House party turns deadly in DeKalb County

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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The homeowner was having a birthday party attended by more than 70 people in the 2300 block of Clifton Springs Manor. 

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Confrontation between GSU students leads to stabbing

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One Georgia State University student is hospitalized while another has been arrested following a confrontation at a GSU student housing building in northeast Atlanta. 

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Teen fatally shot as he walks with friends

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A 19-year-old is dead after he was shot Monday night as he walked with three friends. 

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Protect your kids from Playstation, Xbox predators

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These days, video games you play on your TV are becoming their own category of social media, and parents need to pay just as much attention to those as they would to Facebook or SnapChat.

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Feral pigs run hog wild in Decatur Video included

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Feral animals have been running hog wild in their neighborhood for the past six months and it’s all caught on video.

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Georgia House bill regulates booting Video included

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The Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee met at the State Capitol Monday to amend a bill that attempts to regulate car booting.

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Parts of I-285 tops list for most congested truck bottleneck areas in country Video included

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The interchange of I-285 and 85 North are known as Spaghetti Junction and known for congestion. 

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Update: Missing man found dead in wall was trapped Video included

Source: Spalding County Sheriff's Office Source: Spalding County Sheriff's Office
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A man called 911 to say he found a body while committing a burglary in a motel.

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Police identify body of deceased male found in Forest Park

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Officers discovered the body in a backyard at 3:46 p.m. in the 500 block of Yancey Drive.

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Man arrested for feeding cocaine and whiskey to goat

Sergio Palomares-Guzman is charged with aggravated cruelty to animals after video footage of him force feeding a goat cocaine and whiskey surfaced. (Source: Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office) Sergio Palomares-Guzman is charged with aggravated cruelty to animals after video footage of him force feeding a goat cocaine and whiskey surfaced. (Source: Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office)
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Footage from the January 2 incident shows Palomares-Guzman holding the goat’s horns while a second male suspect inserted cocaine into the goat’s nostril.

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11 year-old Florida runaway found with abductor at Georgia motel

Source: Florida Department of Law Enforcement Source: Florida Department of Law Enforcement
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An 11 year-old Florida girl has been found safe at a Georgia hotel after she disappeared with a man early Sunday morning. 

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23 Passengers removed from cruise ship in Australia after brawls

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Violent brawls and disruptive behavior on a 10-day Carnival Line cruise in the South Pacific led the ship to dock early so Australian police could remove a large family of 23 people. 

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Several displaced following fire at Cobb Co. complex

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Four units were damaged after a fire at a Cobb County apartment complex early Monday morning.

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Rosalynn Carter recovering from surgery in Atlanta

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Former first lady Rosalynn Carter is recovering from surgery at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.  

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Suspects steal prescription medications from Rite Aid, $10,000 reward offered

(Source: Cartersville Police Department) (Source: Cartersville Police Department)
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Police say the suspects entered the store located on the 900 block of Joe Frank Harris Parkway early Sunday morning and stole a large quantity of prescription medications. 

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Teen trapped in UTV drowns in lake

Source: Oconee County Sheriff's Office via Facebook Source: Oconee County Sheriff's Office via Facebook
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Kate Jones and four others were on the recreational vehicle when it crashed and became submerged in a nearby lake. 

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LeBron James: 'I am more than an athlete'

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James appears to be engaged in a feud with Fox News host Laura Ingraham, who took to her show on Thursday to tell James that he should "shut up and dribble." More>>

Slain Locust Grove officer laid to rest

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Flags at all government buildings in the state will be lowered to half-staff on Friday in honor of fallen officer Chase Maddox, who was shot and killed in the line of duty last week.

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2-year-old hit by vehicle, killed in DeKalb County

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Police say a 2-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle and killed in DeKalb County late Friday.

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Psychologist charged with molesting 9-year-old, posting pics online

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A metro Atlanta psychologist is under arrest, charged with molesting a girl and posting pictures online. He's now the center of a joint investigation involving Homeland Security and Cobb County authorities.

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