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Pill caps with timers aim to fight opioid epidemic Video included

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Overdoses from illegal drugs like heroin and legal prescription pain killers are to blame for a decrease in life expectancy in the US. New technology now available in a store near you aims to fight the growing crisis.

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Man arrested, accused of stealing signs from Atlanta City Hall

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A man was arrested Thursday at the campaign headquarters of Atlanta mayoral candidate Ceasar Mitchell, according to authorities, after he was caught stealing signs from Atlanta City Hall.

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Georgia Tech protester curses at media while leaving jail

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Vincent Castillenti was in no mood to stop and talk as he bonded out of the Fulton County Jail.

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Woman found dead in middle of road, likely shot to death

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Police are trying to figure out what happened after a woman was found dead in the middle of the street on Thursday.

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Body cam footage shows APD officers rescue two from fiery vehicle crash Video included

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Two people were rescued from a burning vehicle and taken to the hospital in serious condition following a crash on Cheshire Bridge Road in Atlanta early Wednesday morning.

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Judge sets bond for protesters arrested during Georgia Tech riot

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Two days after violence erupted on the Georgia Tech campus, Fulton County Magistrate Judge Warren Atkinson faced the three protesters now charged with causing some of the chaos.

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Signs posted by Atlanta City Hall staff criticizing mayoral candidate

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The rivalry between Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed and one of the candidates that wants to take his place is heating up. Staffers at the mayor's office posted signs inside City Hall highlighting the fact that mayoral candidate and council president Ceasar Mitchell failed to disclose tens of thousands of dollars in his campaign expenditures.

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Man shot in head in Atlanta

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Police say a man is alert, conscious and breathing after being shot in the head in Atlanta late Wednesday.

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Atlanta mayoral candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms Video included

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For people of a certain age in Atlanta, there’s something oddly familiar about mayoral candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms. Something in the line of her face and the twinkle of her smile that makes them say, “Um, um, um, um, um, um.”  

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Jessica Colotl concerned about DACA renewal, work authorization Video included

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Often refereed to as the face of illegal immigration, Jessica Colotl may soon be at risk for deportation.

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"Potluck and Pitch" aims to create better food choices in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Community Food Bank Source: Atlanta Community Food Bank
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The Atlanta Community Food Bank has teamed up with the Georgia Food Oasis-Atlanta in an effort to create affordable, fresh, and healthy food options for underserved Atlanta neighborhoods. 

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Atlanta man missing since September 8

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Napoleon Veal has been missing since September 8 and he was last seen in the Grant Park area. 

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City of South Fulton appoints, confirms first municipal court judge

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Residents voted to make South Fulton a city November 2016, and less than a year later the City Council has appointed its first municipal court judge.

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Delivery driver shot in back, 3 suspects on the loose

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Police have one suspect in custody and are searching for three others after a man was shot while delivering food.

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Former Georgia governor sues Equifax over massive breach

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A former Georgia governor and now practicing attorney Roy Barnes filed a lawsuit against Atlanta-based Equifax following a massive cyberattack impacting millions of Americans.

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Rioters torch Georgia Tech police car after vigil for student killed by officer; GBI releases officer's name

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Rioters torched a Georgia Tech police car Monday night as students protested the death of 21-year-old Scout Schultz, who was shot and killed by a Georgia Tech police officer Saturday night.

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GBI releases new information after Georgia Tech student shot, killed by officer

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A 21-year-old Georgia Tech student was shot and killed by a Georgia Tech police officer late Saturday.

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"The Great Xscape Tour" kicks off in November with New Year's Eve stop in Atlanta

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The tour kicks off November 22 at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia and is expected to make a stop in Atlanta at Philips's Arena, December 31.

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Atlanta City Council votes to transfer Streetcar operations to MARTA

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The Atlanta City Council has voted to transfer all assets and operations of the Atlanta Streetcar to the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA). 

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Missing Roswell woman located safely

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Constance Murdock was located in Atlanta and is safe.

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Is politics playing role in revival of marijuana ordinance in Atlanta?

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Atlanta city councilman and mayoral candidate Kwanza Hall is calling for a vote on a stalled proposal on the decriminalization of marijuana and some are saying his urgency may be politically motivated. 

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Can Atlanta afford Amazon?

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Your tax dollars could be on the line for bringing a huge new corporate headquarters to town. 

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Parents of child who drowned at camp to file civil suit in case

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The family of a 5 year-old boy who drowned at a Fulton County camp are preparing to file a civil suit against the owners of the camp and the city in which it was located. 

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Bloomberg: Equifax hacked twice, kept first one a secret Video included

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We now know Equifax was the victim of cyber crimes two different times this year. Bloomberg just announced Equifax knew it had a security breach as early as March, but they tried to deal with it quietly.

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Woman downloads parking App, gets booted instead

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Lenna Deshazior saw a report about a new online app. She download the app and headed to downtown Atlanta, but once she parked in a private parking lot, the app wouldn’t allow her to pay.

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Father of Georgia Tech student to officer: "Why did you kill my son?"

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The parents of a Georgia Tech student who was shot and killed by a campus police officer over the weekend addressed reporters Monday, demanding answers about the death of their oldest child.

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Construction worker crushed by falling equipment in Atlanta Video included

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A construction worker was killed Friday on the roof of a construction site in Midtown Atlanta. 

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Rep. Waites resigns from Georgia General Assembly

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State Representative Keisha Waites (D-Atlanta) announced her resignation from the Georgia House of Representatives.

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Police: Struggle between 2 men in car leads to shooting

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A man is in serious condition after a struggle with another man inside a vehicle, according to police.

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Police search for 2 after fatal shooting in Fulton County

Police describe these individuals as persons of interests. (Source: Fulton County police) Police describe these individuals as persons of interests. (Source: Fulton County police)
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Police say they're searching for two people after the fatal shooting of a man in Fulton County Thursday.

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