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Three juvenile students are in custody, police say.
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“It just eats at you that somebody could do this and possibly get away with it,” says the slain couple’s son.
A woman was struck by a vehicle in Cascade on Monday evening.
Four children were discovered inside the locked vehicle.
A man was shot and killed outside an apartment complex on University Avenue on Saturday afternoon.
Prosecutors allege the defendant wanted to save money on allergen reagents by simply not testing blood samples and making up test results.
This year, Operation Zero Tolerance started on June 20 and runs through July 6.
Billy Lee Owens, 36, was captured in a rural section of Lamar County, which is about 60 miles south of Atlanta.
The medical examiner concluded Corday Dimilo Duffy, 6, died as a result of drowning after his body was discovered early Saturday morning at Lake Allatoona.
The body of Corday Dimilo Duffy, 6, was recovered about 25 to 30 feet from the shore in about four to five feet of water.
Shooting took place around 4:15 a.m.
Fulton County Police Officer Alexksander Lazic honored for his "excellent police work in the apprehension of two armed robbery suspects."
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Police are still attempting to determine a motive for the shootings.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has condemned the attack on a MARTA train as a hate crime.
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Angel J. Perez-Martinez of Woodstock was shot dead this week near the Dirty Ryderz MC Clubhouse on Lee Street.
Police have pinged Benjamin Jones' cell phone, which showed it located at Embassy Suites at 3275 Peachtree Road in Buckhead.
Gatha Dyer, who was driving drunk when he killed a boy in a 2013 hit-and-run wreck in southwest Atlanta, will spend 15 years in prison.