4 Ga. Firefighters Held Hostage; Swat On Scene

SUWANEE, Ga. (AP) -- A gunman barricaded himself in a home in suburban Atlanta and was holding four firefighters hostage Wednesday afternoon, authorities in northeast Georgia said....

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