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News Nearby: Holly Springs Officer Injured in Texas Train Crash

Here's a look at news from around the region for Nov. 16.

News Nearby: Holly Springs Officer Injured in Texas Train Crash

Officer Injured in Texas Train Crash

A Holly Springs police officer has been hospitalized for injuries he suffered when a parade float he was riding in was hit by a train in Midland, Texas.

Officer Shane Ladner is being treated for back injuries and has been sedated, said Holly Springs Police Chief Ken Ball. Ladner was one of 25 veterans who were participating in the annual "Hunt for Heroes" event coordinated by  Show of Support

Ball noted Ladner's wife Meg is in critical condition. Read More

Atlanta Ranked the 8th Most Dangerous City in America

Crime, crime, and more crime is what Atlanta news coverage can seem like some weeks.  This week has been no different with a man being shot at the Ford Factory Lofts on Ponce and a young boy being shot in the back as he slept in his South Fulton home on Thursday.  So maybe to some it is no wonder that Atlanta ranks in the top 10 most dangerous cities in America. Read More

Man Shot, Killed in Peachtree Corners Friday Morning 

A man was shot and killed at a Peachtree Corners extended hotel early Friday morning. Read More

Man Cited After Road Rage Incident in Tucker 

A Tucker man has been cited for simple assault and aggressive driving after a road rage incident in the Publix parking lot on Hugh Howell Road. Read More

Gwinnett PD Ask for Public's Help Finding Armed Robbery Suspect 

Between May and October this year, an unidentified black male has committed eight armed robberies. Seven of them took place on Jimmy Carter Boulevard, while the eighth took place in Snellville, according to 41NBC.com. Read More

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