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Emails between Clayton County Sheriff and wife of upcoming sheriff's candidate lead to arrest

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Gerrian Hawes, the wife of a former Clayton County Lieutenant, Robert Hawes, was arrested Wednesday for sending harassing communications to Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill.

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Atlanta's Finest 5k held downtown

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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On Saturday morning, runners took over Pemberton Place in downtown Atlanta. About 2,200 of them were there to compete in the Atlanta’s Finest 5k.

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Volunteers continue work on veteran's home after his passing

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Atlas King died last week from complications after surgery but the renovation will still go on.

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Mission program instills spirit of service in teens

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Teens at Maxwell High School of Technology are able to gain job skills while serving on global missions in third world countries. 

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Missing woman located, reaches out to authorities

(Source: Paulding County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Paulding County Sheriff's Office)
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On Saturday morning, she notified authorities of her whereabouts. She is said to be okay.

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Investigators looking into coffee shop that unexpectedly exploded

(Source: City of Homerville) (Source: City of Homerville)
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Three people were injured when a coffee shop unexpectedly exploded Friday afternoon in Homersville.

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Two inmates escape Troup County Jail; one caught, one still missing

Source: Troup County Sheriff's Office Source: Troup County Sheriff's Office
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Friday deputies at the jail investigated how the inmates Eric Bell and Thomas Cuddington were able to break out of the top of the building Wednesday night.

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Black Girls Run member breaks record

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Since joining Black Girls Run, Heather King has run 17 marathons.

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Atlanta's Archdiocese speaks out on Catholic priests sexual assault scandal

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Here in Atlanta, the Archdiocese is getting on the record stating he will take whatever steps are necessary to foster healing.

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Man shoots himself after standoff following fight with roommate

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Police say a man barricaded himself inside a home for at least five hours after a fight with his roommate in DeKalb County.

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Restaurant Report Card: Parkside District- 36U; Delia's Chicken Sausage Stand wins Golden Spatula Award

Parkside District scored a 36U during a surprise inspection. They scored a 100 on a follow-up inspection after we visited. Parkside District scored a 36U during a surprise inspection. They scored a 100 on a follow-up inspection after we visited.
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A metro Atlanta restaurant is in some hot water with the Health Department this week after failing a surprise inspection with a score in the 30s.

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Doctors, patients experience shortage of Epipens

(Source: CBS46) (Source: CBS46)
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CBS46 is investigating a widespread shortage of Epipens across the country that could send children with serious allergies to school without the critical medication they need. 

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DeKalb County family pleads for information one year after daughter goes missing

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One year after a metro Atlanta woman vanished from her parents’ home while house sitting, police are asking for your help with a case that’s gone cold. 

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Man shot in leg at Chevron gas station on Flat Shoals Avenue

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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A 31-year-old male victim was shot in the leg at a Chevron gas station in DeKalb. 

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Elvis lives? Best-selling author, former record producer claim Elvis didn't die in 1977

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Forty-one years ago Thursday, the world mourned the loss of the King of Rock ‘N Roll. 

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Lifeline Animal Project waives adoption fees for "Clear the Shelter" event

Source: Lifeline Animal Shelter Source: Lifeline Animal Shelter
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The "Clear the Shelter" event hopes to attract hundreds of adopters by waiving adoption fees for all dogs over 25 lbs and all cats. 

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Atlanta animator launches fundraiser to bring superheroes with disabilities to the screen

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Team Supreme is not your average super hero crew. 

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DeKalb County School District hosts a job fair Video included

Source: DeKalb County School District via Facebook Source: DeKalb County School District via Facebook
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According to the district's website, they have about 360 openings which include teachers, school nurses, custodians, and paraprofessionals. 

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Sketch released of woman found in landfill

Source: Bartow County Sheriff's Office Source: Bartow County Sheriff's Office
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Investigators need help identifying a woman whose body was found in a landfill. 

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Resolution for paper ballots fails in Morgan County

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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A court battle is raging on to decide if we will use touchscreen machines or switch to paper ballots in November. 

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Burglary suspects target Georgia Aquarium parking lot Video included

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Authorities are investigating a string of car break-ins at one of Atlanta's most popular tourist destinations. 

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Chandra Levy's mother pushes for Cold Case Act Video included

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Chandra Levy's murder case rocked the nation 17 years ago, and now her mother is pushing for a new national act pertaining to murder cases gone cold. 

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Pedestrian hit by vehicle on GA 400

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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A pedestrian was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital after being hit by a vehicle while on I-85N at GA 400. 

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10-year-old hit by stray bullet while sleeping Video included

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Authorities tell CBS46 two groups of males were shooting at each other in the parking lot. 

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BETTER CALL HARRY: My dog ate my money order

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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“The dog ate my homework” is one of the poorest excuses of all time. But what if it did?

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EXCLUSIVE: DeKalb Co. CEO talks about $1 million transit study

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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DeKalb County -- in conjunction with other agencies -- is spending more than $1 million for a master transit study.

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Questions remain after mother of 5 was shot, killed in Atlanta

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Colleagues of a mother who was shot and killed on her way home from work made an emotional plea for help. They want the killer behind bars. 

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Atlanta Fire Rescue battling fire at old Southern Railway Building

(Source: Atlanta Fire Rescue) (Source: Atlanta Fire Rescue)
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According to its official Twitter account, Atlanta Fire Rescue is battling a two-alarm fire at the old Southern Railway Building.

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32 dogs removed from home in Macon

Source: Atlanta Humane Society Source: Atlanta Humane Society
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The Atlanta Humane Society has taken in 32 dogs from one owner in Macon after the dogs were found to be neglected. 

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Former Deputy Chief of Staff pleads guilty in Atlanta City Hall bribery case Video included

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Atlanta’s former Deputy Chief of Staff Evelyn Taylor-Parks entered a guilty plea in federal court Wednesday for her role in the corruption scandal plaguing Atlanta City Hall. 

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