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Citizen shoots suspect who flees scene of accident Video included

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Marcus Allen Pitts was charged with aggravated assault and is being held in the Newton County Detention Center. 

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Human remains found in woods near I-85 in Banks County

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is seeking the public’s help in identifying human remains found near Interstate 85 in Banks County.

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Chicken bites recalled for possible contamination of bone

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Approximately 54,630 pounds of chicken bites products are being recalled because they may contain extraneous materials, specifically bone, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

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Authorities: Deputy thrown over guardrail following collision Video included

Source: Troup County Sheriff's Office via Facebook Source: Troup County Sheriff's Office via Facebook
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A Troup County Deputy is recovering after being thrown over a guardrail following a collision on I-85 northbound. 

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Officer buys driver car seat after issuing citation

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One Dunwoody officer went above the call of duty during a traffic stop. 

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Man, woman wanted for distribution of meth and heroin

Michael Edward Parker and Bridgette Banks | Source: Union County Sheriff's Office Michael Edward Parker and Bridgette Banks | Source: Union County Sheriff's Office
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The Union County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help locating two suspects wanted for distribution of meth and heroin. 

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Deadline approaching for drought-related loan applications

Source: U.S. Small Business Administration via Facebook Source: U.S. Small Business Administration via Facebook

Small businesses in some Georgia counties affected by a drought dating back to November 2016 have one more month to apply for federal disaster loans.

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Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure held in Buckhead Video included

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It was a sea of pink in Buckhead Saturday morning as thousands of people ran, walked and even danced three miles in metro Atlanta’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

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Police arrest 3 for possession of child pornography in Polk County

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The Polk County Police Department has arrested and charged three people with crimes related to possession of images of child pornography and other violations of Georgia laws after a several week long investigation.

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5 GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it Video included

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law. More>>

DeKalb County fined $294K for not reporting sewer spills

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The Environmental Protection Agency took action against  DeKalb County this week for problems associated with a number of sanitary sewer spills.

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'Free Dentistry Day' event hosted in Alpharetta

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Residents in the Alpharetta community and surrounding areas will have the opportunity to receive free dental services at Jones Bridge Dental Care on Saturday, June 24.

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National 'Tunnel to Towers' Foundation honors 9/11 first responders

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To honor our bravest first responders, fire fighters and military heroes who risked their lives on 9/11, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation is hosting a stair climb at The Westin Peachtree Plaza in downtown Atlanta on Saturday, June 24.

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