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Mayor Kasim Reed bans all travel to North Carolina

As an opposition to the state of North Carolina’s new law that prevents specific anti-discrimination rules for LBGT for public accommodations and restroom use.  The office of Mayor Kasim Reed released the following statement: “As a result of Governor Pat …

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Rapper Bankroll Fresh shot dead at local studio

Trentavious White, 28, an up and coming rapper known as, “Bankroll Fresh,” died late Friday night from gunshots at a northwest recording studio on Defoor Place. White was recording at Street Execs Studios where his label mate and another popular …

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Postal worker killed in tree accident

DeCarlo Allen, a postal worker working along a route in DeKalb County, was killed by a tree that landed on his postal truck Saturday. Allen has been described as the sole caretaker of not only of his two children, but …

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Officer Robert Olsen indicted on six counts related to the death of Anthony Hill

Formally charged Thursday, Robert Olsen, 53, faces two counts of felony murder, one count of aggravated assault, two counts of violating his oath of office and one count of making a false statement. Olsen promptly turned himself into DeKalb County authorities …

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City of Brookhaven firing its City manager

The newly incorporated metro city of Brookhaven is firing its manger, and the Atlanta-Constitution is reporting that city officials are not releasing why. Brookhaven Mayor, John Ernst, was just sworn into office on January 4th, and he told the Atlanta …

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Suspect in home invasion killed and another suspect injuried

Wednesday night two men tried burglarizing a home in the South DeKalb Community of Belvedere Park along the 2800 block of Eastwood Drive. A mother and son were inside of the home and were able to fight back.  The son …

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Michael Thurmond considering a run for DeKalb County CEO

Michael Thurmond has held various political positions since 1986 representing the people of Georgia: General Assembly, Commissioner of the Dept. of Labor, and Superintendent of DeKalb County Schools. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting that Thurmond is considering a run to …

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Wells Fargo and the APD responds to Blac Youngsta’s accusations of being racially profiled

Blac Youngsta, the rapper who made headlines last week for withdrawing $200,000 from Wells Fargo and later being stopped by the Atlanta Police Department. Blac Youngsta posted on his social media accounts and conducted interview of how the police was …

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Teenage girl found dead in DeKalb County

Monday night a teenage girl was found dead lying with gunshot wounds on a sidewalk of Flat Shoals Road at a MARTA bus stop A pedestrian reported the dead body, and the DeKalb County Police are trying to determine the …

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Macy’s begins the closing of the North DeKalb Mall location

Macy’s announced the closing of several stores around the country, and one of those stores is the location is at North DeKalb Mall. The North DeKalb Mall location is one of two locations in Georgia that is closing, and is …

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