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Georgia woman who rescued animals is killed in dog attack

Police outside Atlanta say a college student who took in abandoned animals was attacked and killed by a dog. DeKalb County police tell The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that 23-year-old Rebecca Carey was killed at her Decatur home sometime over the weekend.


Cop dies during 3-way sex; widow awarded $3 million

William Martinez

A jury in Gwinett County, Ga., has awarded $3 million to the widow of an Atlanta police officer who died while having three-way sex, finding that his doctor was negligent in not properly diagnosing and treating his heart condition.

Senh: Good for the widow. At least she's getting a good payday for her husband's cheating.


Mom: 2 kids abducted by would-be good Samaritan

Child Abduction

Authorities in the Atlanta area searched Wednesday for two children who were reported kidnapped by a stranger who offered to help the family when their car broke down on the side of an interstate highway.


Rapper Slim Dunkin Shot Dead at Music Studio

U.S. rapper Slim Dunkin was Friday shot and killed at an Atlanta music studio, WSB-TV reported, citing both police and the performer's attorney. Atlanta Police Department spokesman Maj. Keith Meadows said Dunkin, whose real name was Mario Hamilton, was shot and killed outside a music studio in the 1000 block of Memorial Drive on Friday night. He was at the studio to shoot a music video.


'I'm stupid': Burglary suspect gets stuck in chimney

Police said the person found in the chimney of a suburban-Atlanta home was not Santa Claus arriving early but a 17-year-old alleged burglar who got stuck.


'Occupy' camps provide food, shelter for homeless

Occupy Wall Street protesters from Portland, Oregon, to Atlanta are trying to distinguish between homeless people who are joining their movement and those who are there for the amenities.

Senh: That's an interesting development. It can easily derail this movement.


Rapper TI released from Atlanta halfway house

Rapper TI released from Atlanta halfway house

Federal officials say the rapper TI has been released from an Atlanta halfway house after spending about 10 months in federal prison on a probation violation.


Former NBA Player Crittenton Charged With Murder

Police say former NBA player Javaris Crittenton has been charged with murder after a woman was shot on an Atlanta street.


Atlanta schools created culture of cheating, fear

Atlanta schools created culture of cheating, fear

Teachers spent nights huddled in a back room, erasing wrong answers on students' test sheets and filling in the correct bubbles. At another school, struggling students were seated next to higher-performing classmates so they could copy answers....


Cheating scandal brings school reforms

Atlanta's schools will flag suspicious test scores and achieve a culture of integrity in the wake of a cheating scandal that could lead to criminal charges, officials said Thursday.


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