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Cedartown senior dies in car wreck Video included

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A Cedartown High School senior was killed in a car accident Tuesday morning. More>>

APD supervisor arrested on suspicion of drunk driving Video included

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An Atlanta Police supervisor has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. More>>

Worker struck by lightning in Marietta

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The Marietta Fire department confirms a worker was injured Tuesday afternoon when lightning struck his work site. More>>

Teen killed by stray bullet Video included

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The Clayton County Police Department is searching for whoever fired the shot that killed a teenager Monday night. More>>

Video purports to show beheading of US journalist Video included

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Islamic State extremists released a video posted Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, "our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people." More>>

Braves to break ground on new stadium Sept. 16

The Atlanta Braves are planning a groundbreaking ceremony later this month for their new stadium in Cobb County. More>>

Home Depot investigates breach

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Home Depot is investigating a potential credit card data breach. More>>

Burglars pretend to be engaged couple buying a home Video included

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Deputies are asking the public for help to find more homeowners who may have fallen victim to two burglars, pretending to be in the market for a home.The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office says Tyler Michels and Rebecca Weismayer were arrested for burglarizinga 76-year-old man's home. Deputies say the two posed as an engaged couple looking to buy their first home. Detectives tell FOX 5 the homeowner let the suspects in, allowing the two to case his home. The two waited until the homeowner left, ... More>>

Savannah police seek leads on 2 weekend killings

Police in Savannah are seeking leads after two men were shot to death over the Labor Day holiday weekend. More>>

Georgia film studio plan: High drama, few results

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A promised $90 million movie studio in coastal Georgia is seeking a fresh start after a troubled first year. More>>

Officer wounded by gunfire released from hospital

Authorities say a police officer has been released from a hospital after being shot while responding to a domestic dispute in Clarke County. More>>

Deck collapse in DeKalb County

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The DeKalb County Fire Department was called out to a home on Kings Causeway after a deck collapsed. More>>

Man saves family from burning home Video included

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Firefighters are calling a man a hero after he helped save a family from a burning home in DeKalb County.

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Major flooding at Midtown high-rise

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A Midtown high-rise is a mess after an issue with the sprinkler system left parts of the building flooded overnight. More>>

Man murdered, pregnant fiancee shot in DeKalb kidnapping

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The family members of a victim who was kidnapped and murdered over the weekend are speaking out for the first time since the incident. More>>

Blown tire causes fatal accident on I-75

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Police say a blown tire on the interstate is to blame for a fatal accident Sunday evening.

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Nonprofit pairs shelter dogs with jail inmates Video included

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There is a program giving inmates and dogs a second chance. Canine Cellmates saves dogs from being euthanized and pairs them up with inmates at the Fulton County Jail. More>>

Stray bullet strikes 10-year-old girl in DeKalb Video included

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Police are investigating a shooting in DeKalb County that injured two victims, including a child.

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Police: suspected drunk driver kills father of 4 Video included

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Atlanta police say an accused drunk driver hit and killed a father of four early Sunday morning. More>>

Overnight shooting injures 1 man

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One man is injured after an overnight shooting behind an adult video store on Piedmont Avenue. More>>

Kennesaw bans new pawn, payday lenders for 1 year

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Kennesaw has banned new pawn shops and payday lenders from opening for one year. More>>

Police searching for armed robber in Macon

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Police are searching for a gunman who robbed two workers outside a Macon bank. More>>

Brookhaven police investigate overnight shooting

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Police are investigating an overnight shooting in Brookhaven. More>>

Authorities identify woman found in Lake Allatoona

Investigators are trying to identify the body of a woman found floating in Lake Allatoona. More>>

Portion of Spring Street expected to close for a year

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Drives in Atlanta will want to pay attention to some new detours going into place this week along Spring Street. More>>

One-year-old boy drowns in Troup County

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A family is mourning the loss of a one-year-old boy after he was found in the shallow water in West Point Lake. More>>

Athens officer shot while responding to domestic dispute

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An officer was shot while responding to a domestic disturbance at an Athens' apartment midday Sunday. More>>

Man, girlfriend found shot in Atlanta

Police say a couple was abducted from a DeKalb County home and later found shot in Atlanta. More>>

Firefighters monitor recycling blaze in Marietta

Firefighters were monitoring a recycling yard near Marietta after a blaze sent smoke billowing. More>>

Marietta man killed in skydiving accident

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Authorities are investigating how a Marietta man died skydiving in Polk County. More>>

Feds want nuclear waste train, but nowhere to go

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Federal officials are looking for train cars to haul nuclear waste toward its final resting place. More>>

DNR honors Wade as 'Ranger of the Year'

The law enforcement division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources has named Cpl. Greg Wade of Tift County as the 2014 Ranger of the Year. More>>

Savannah may expand legal zone for outdoor alcohol

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One of Savannah's largest city parks may soon join the downtown historic district as a place where residents and visitors can legally sip alcohol outdoors. More>>

Cities in Ga., Ala. join for anti-violence service

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Leaders of neighboring cities in Georgia and Alabama are asking residents to come together for a Sunday service seeking a break from violence in their communities. More>>

2 men die in head-on crash in southern Utah

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Authorities say two drivers are dead following a head-on crash on U.S. 89 in southern Utah. More>>

Ga. official seeks donors to improve pet shelter

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A county commissioner in coastal Brunswick is trying to rally pet lovers to privately fund improvements to the county-operated animal shelter. More>>

Savannah police investigate 2 separate shootings

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Savannah police are investigating overnight shootings that left two men dead. More>>

Savannah officer fired in shooting of unarmed man

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A Savannah police officer has been fired after he shot and wounded an unarmed man last year while responding to reports of gunshots outside a nightclub. More>>

Sesame catching on in southeast US

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Farmers in the southeast United States are moving into sesame production, producing millions of seeds for tahini or hamburger buns even when there's a drought. More>>

Ludacris holds celebrity hoops game for LudaDay

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Rapper Ludacris is challenging fellow hip-hop artist Lil Wayne in a game of hoops this weekend. More>>

Free digital textbooks available on state website

Officials with the Georgia Department of Education are reminding teachers, parents and students that they can access free, interactive digital textbooks on the agency's website. More>>

Ga. science teachers encouraged to apply for grant

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is encouraging science teachers across the state to apply for a $1,000 grant. More>>

Senators, candidates dismiss residency questions

Looking for advantages as they battle for Senate control, Republicans and Democrats alike are raising questions about where various senators and candidates say they live. More>>

Former cop charged with impersonating officer

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A former Atlanta police officer was arrested by DeKalb County police and charged with impersonating a public officer. More>>

Police search for ATM skimmer Video included

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Dunwoody police are searching for a man who they say attached a credit card skimmer to a SunTrust ATM. More>>

1 dead in multi-vehicle crash on Moreland Avenue

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Police are investigating a fatal accident in DeKalb County. According to police one person died in the multi-vehicle crash on Moreland Avenue Thursday night. More>>

Police arrest 5th suspect in murder of Carrollton teen Video included

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A fifth arrest has been made in connection with the murder of a 13-year-old in his own bedroom on Sunday.


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3 convicted in connection with GA rapper's slaying

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A jury has convicted three men in connection with the shooting death of an Atlanta rapper known as Lil Phat. More>>

Police search for burglary suspect after SWAT situation

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The Gwinnett County Police Department is searching for a suspect wanted for burglary. More>>

96 City Hall checks bounced Video included

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Dozens of city of Atlanta employees left City Hall last Friday thinking their bi-weekly check had been deposited, but it hadn't.
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Police: arrest made in Orchard Lane murder

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The Atlanta Police Department has made an arrest in connection with a fatal shooting on Orchard Lane. More>>

Police: suspect kills himself after fatal Lawrenceville stabbing Video included

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The Gwinnett County Police Department confirms they are investigating a fatal stabbing in Lawrenceville. More>>

Forsyth teen reportedly beaten by bouncer in Statesboro, dies Video included

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A Forsyth County teen has died from injuries following a fight with a bouncer at a bar in Statesboro, GA.
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Suspects cashed in tax return money in Cobb Video included

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Nearly 2,000 people in metro Atlanta have become victims of identity theft. More>>

Tailgating changes at the Georgia Dome Video included

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College football is back and fans planning on tailgating at the Georgia Dome this weekend could be in for a surprise. More>>

Corrections officer recovering after inmate attack Video included

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A corrections officer at the Atlanta city jail is recovering after more than a dozen inmates attacked him on Wednesday. More>>

Veteran claims hospital guards beat him Video included

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A military veteran is considering a lawsuit after he claims Grady Memorial Hospital security guards beat him and had him arrested. More>>

Family sues East Point after death in custody Video included

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A lawyer for the family of a man who died while in East Point police custody says he has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the officers and city. More>>

Henry Co. captain charged with child pornography

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Officials confirm a captain at the Henry County Sheriff's Office is accused of communicating with a 14-year-old boy over the internet. More>>

GSU officer stabbed at Woodruff Park, APD officer shoots attacker Video included

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Officials confirm an Atlanta Police officer shot a man at Woodruff Park after the suspect assaulted a Georgia State University Police officer with a knife. More>>

Patient: Hospice company failed me too Video included

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The state is now looking into a defunct hospice provider originally investigated by the Fox 5 I-Team. More>>

Douglasville police search for Waffle House burglars

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Police are searching for four men who robbed a Waffle House in Douglasville last week. More>>

Daughter saves father’s life in Buford Video included

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A Buford man says he owes his life to his little girl. Ernie Baca is alive after a seizure on Sunday and there's a good chance his 5-year-old daughter, Aliyah, is the one to thank. More>>

CDC worker under surveillance for Ebola

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Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Wednesday that one of their staff members has returned from West Africa after low-risk exposure to the Ebola virus. More>>

Big payout fight at Atlanta City Hall Video included

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An Atlanta city councilwoman says the administration of mayor Kasim Reed broke the law when it approved special pay for a handful of employees. More>>

Parent files lawsuit over guns in schools Video included

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Another Georgia parent has sued his children's school district over guns. The lawsuit is directed at Fulton County schools.

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Arrest in Meriwether Co. murder case Video included

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Investigators say a surveillance photo helped lead to the arrest of a person of interest in the murder of a 62-year-old Meriwether County man. More>>

Special election to replace DeKalb ex-official

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The DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections is holding a special election to replace a member who resigned on Monday. Former Commissioner Elaine Boyer was granted $25,000 bond after appearing in court Tuesday for criminal charges accusing her of mail fraud conspiracy and wire fraud.
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Atlanta Police focus on busy Bowl events, festivals Video included

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Atlanta Police say they are preparing for a busy holiday weekend of events and activities. Thousands of visitors are expected to join the already busy downtown landscape for a host of events. More>>

DeKalb Interim CEO promises transparency Video included

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Former DeKalb County Commissioner Elaine Boyer's sudden resignation and mounting legal problems are a black eye for DeKalb County at a time when taxpayer frustration is high and county support is low. DeKalb County Interim CEO Lee May tells FOX 5's George Franco he's going to turn the county around. More>>

Happy National Dog Day!

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Happy National Dog Day! Also known as National Dog Appreciation Day, the holiday has been celebrated every year on August 26 since 2004. More>>

Gwinnett Co. schools confirm molestation investigation Video included

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A mother tells FOX 5 her first grader was molested by an older student at a Gwinnett County elementary school. More>>

Michigan teen found in Gwinnett Co. hotel

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A missing Michigan teenager has been found in metro Atlanta. More>>

Thieves use stolen forklift to steal ATM Video included

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Police are investigating an incident in Fayetteville where they say several thieves stole an ATM with a stolen forklift. More>>

3 people, including toddler, found dead in home Video included

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Paulding County deputies say a father shot his wife and 21-month-old child, then shot himself. More>>

Clerk gunned down outside Atlanta store Video included

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Atlanta detectives looking for the killer of a convenience store clerk. The victim was gunned down late Sunday evening at the Big Brother 2 Food Mart on Norwood Road in southeast Atlanta. More>>

Bond denied for woman accused in Dalton store killing Video included

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A woman accused of murdering a Dalton convenience store clerk appeared in a Whitfield County courtroom on Monday. More>>

Controversial Hindu preacher found guilty Video included

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A federal jury in Atlanta returned a guilty verdict on all 34 counts against a ?controversial Hindu preacher?. More>>

Police investigate middle school theft Video included

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More than $200,000 in school electronic equipment has been stolen from an Atlanta middle school. Investigators say the thieves triggered an alarm at Brown Middle School, but there was an unexplained delay in response. More>>

Police: Father Took Sleeping Children, Lit House on Fire Video included

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It was a terrifying wake-up call. Not only was a Douglasville woman's house on fire, but as she rushed to get her 3-year-old daughter and her 1-year-old son out of their beds and safely out of the house; she realized her children were gone.
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FBI agents searching for Americans with ISIS ties

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FBI Director James Comey is warning the public of Americans recruited to join terrorist groups, such as ISIS. Comey spoke in Atlanta Friday and says agents are tracking Americans joining ISIS, and then traveling back into the United States. More>>

FBI Director: Michael Brown investigation will be fair Video included

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The calls for justice are intensifying across the country and now the FBI has stepped in to conduct a separate investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown.
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Police warn about crimes near Ga. Tech Video included

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Police are warning Georgia Tech students about violent, armed robberies reported near the campus. More>>

Police search for arsonist, thief in Gwinnett County Video included

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Lawrenceville police are searching for a man after a series of fires and thefts at one apartment complex. More>>

Gwinnett police chase caught on camera Video included

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Police have released dramatic video of a police chase tearing through the streets of Gwinnett County. More>>

Educators test system that allows non-verbal autistic student to 'talk' Video included

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An autistic boy who has never been able to talk can now speak his mind by typing. The FOX Medical Team's Beth Galvin shows us why his school system is now putting this method to the test.
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Douglas Co. dad sues to take gun to school Video included

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A Douglas County father says it is his right to bring his gun to his daughter's school. He has filed suit after he says the principal told him to leave his weapon at home. More>>

Mother calls for answers in daughter’s murder Video included

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It's been two weeks since a woman was shot and killed inside her DeKalb County home and her family is asking anyone with information to come forward. More>>

Dr. Commander cries on witness stand Video included

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The man who claims to have thousands of Hindu followers around the world took the witness stand in his federal money laundering trial and broke down in tears. More>>

Ga. BOE votes on snacks in school Video included

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The Georgia Board of Education voted 9-1 Thursday in favor of an exemption to national snack food guidelines. More>>

Is the discharge of two American Ebola patients safe? Doctor says yes Video included

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Dr. Kent Brantly walked into Thursday's press conference showing no signs of his almost month-long battle with the deadly Ebola virus.
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Both American Ebola patients released from Emory University Hospital Video included

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"Today is a miraculous day. I'm reunited with my family" Dr. Kent Brantly stated to a room full of international media, doctors, and family. Brantly is one of two patients now released after recovery of the Ebola virus.
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Strong storms leave damage across the metro Video included

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Severe thunderstorms moved through metro Atlanta Wednesday, leaving behind damage. More>>

Group rallies in West End Park to protest Mo. shooting

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A group of demonstrators gathered in Atlanta to protest the fatal shooting of an unarmed man in Ferguson, Missouri. More>>

Developer: Kenerly never asked for bribe Video included

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Prosecutors considered him their key witness, a longtime Gwinnett developer given immunity to spill what he knew about corruption inside county government. David Jenkins testified before a Gwinnett grand jury in 2010. He also met multiple times with prosecutors. Those interviews were videotaped. Four years later, prosecutors agreed to a no contest plea bargain with former commissioner Kevin Kenerly on one count of bribery. He will serve 10 years on probation and pay a $10,000 fine.
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Police: hundreds of accounts breached

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Hundreds of card numbers have been stolen by a group of thieves in Henry County. More>>

McDonough family furious over plea deal Video included

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A family is furious over a plea deal in the murder case of their daughter. More>>

Thieves pretend to be from Georgia Power Video included

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Authorities have issued numerous warnings about a scam, yet a Buckhead business was taken for nearly $1,000. More>>

Police: domestic fight leads to SWAT standoff Video included

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Police in Cobb County say a man barricaded himself inside a home early Wednesday, forcing a SWAT unit to respond. It happened at home on Spring Mountain Lane and Lost Mountain Road.
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Suspected DUI driver strikes officer's car

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An Atlanta Police officer was hurt after his squad car was struck by a suspected drunk driver.
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Unauthorized traffic stops in Greene County

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A county manager is accused of making unauthorized traffic stops in Greene County. More>>

Atlanta City Councilman's expenditures reviewed Video included

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Atlanta City Councilman Michael Bond's travel expenses are being investigated by ethics officers. More>>

Reality TV Star Todd Chrisley faces tough questions Video included

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It's one of the hottest reality TV shows in the country and it stars an Atlanta millionaire.It's called "Chrisley Knows Best" and Todd Chrisley is the flamboyant lead.But Senior I-team reporter Dale Russell has been digging through court records and says "reality" means something different to people who have done business with Chrisley. More>>

Police arrest 3 suspects after Best Buy shoplifting Video included

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The Acworth Police Department is investigating a shoplifting incident in Cobb County that led to the arrest of three people. More>>

Oconee Co. officers save inmate Video included

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Two Oconee County sheriff's deputies are being credited for saving the life of an inmate who was having a heart attack. More>>

Rider records knife attack at MARTA station Video included

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MARTA Police are urging their riders to use Marta's new "See and Say" app to report suspicious activity. The reminder comes after someone posted disturbing video of an August 9 knife attack at the Ashby Road MARTA station. More>>

Family: County won't pay medical bills for baby 'Bou Bou' Video included

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A toddler hit by a SWAT team's flash-bang grenade is doing much better, but his family says they have been stuck with mounting medical bills. More>>

McNair Academy hero turns tragedy into triumph Video included

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The woman credited for saving her students from an enraged gunman a year ago has turned a potential tragedy into triumph. More>>

Thousands gather in Atlanta to protest Missouri shooting Video included

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Thousands of people packed the streets of downtown Atlanta Monday night to call for justice in the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. More>>

Henry Co. police search for shoplifters Video included

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Police are searching for a group of shoplifters after a man was caught stealing electronics from a Walmart in Henry County.
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Atlanta city employees oppose cash payouts to senior staffers Video included

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Several city of Atlanta employees are expressing outrage over cash payouts to some of the city's senior staffers, including Chief of Police George Turner. More>>

GBI investigates accidental shooting death in Helen Video included

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation released new information Monday on shooting and death of a woman in Helen late Saturday night. More>>

DeKalb Safety Director returns from Ferguson

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DeKalb County's Public Safety Director has returned home from Ferguson, Missouri and describes the situation as volatile.
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Missouri governor sends National Guard to Ferguson Video included

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People protest Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer last Saturday in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People protest Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer last Saturday in Ferguson, Mo.
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Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets well ahead of a curfew.


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Welcome home party for Griffin soldier Video included

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Army Specialist Samuel Austin Strickland is back from a tour of duty in Afghanistan and Friday was his birthday. More>>

Forsyth County fugitive captured

He has been on the run for years from Forysth County detectives, but finally they have their man. Kenneth Dustin Grant is accused of drugging young girls and assaulting them.
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Families receive help getting back to school

In just a few weeks, children will be heading back to school. This means they will need school supplies and other necessities, but what about those children who are less fortunate? FOX 5's Cory McGinnis has more on how Hosea Feed the Hungry is stepping in to help.
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  • Justice Department: Texas voter ID discriminatory

    Justice Department: Texas voter ID discriminatory

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:24:26 GMT
    A Justice Department lawyer has told a federal judge that a tough new Texas voter ID law was motivated by racial discrimination and should be struck down.
    A federal judge on Tuesday began reviewing tough new Texas voter ID rules challenged by the Obama administration in a trial that could threaten the polarizing law, although a decision isn't expected before the November...
  • Alaska Senate hopefuls pull ads mentioning deaths

    Alaska Senate hopefuls pull ads mentioning deaths

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:11:34 GMT
    Television ads in the Alaska U.S. Senate race have been pulled by both parties' candidates after complaints from the family of two slaying victims.
    Television ads in Alaska's U.S. Senate race have been pulled by the two major party candidates after complaints from the family of two slaying victims.
  • NATO coalition in Afghanistan shrinking

    NATO coalition in Afghanistan shrinking

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:55:32 GMT
    Alongside the exodus of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, soldiers who hail from countries like Singapore and Slovenia, Mongolia and Malaysia have been packing up too, leaving behind an ever-shrinking NATO coalition.
    Alongside the exodus of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, soldiers who hail from countries like Singapore and Slovenia, Mongolia and Malaysia have been packing up too, leaving behind an ever-shrinking NATO coalition.
  • Family, friends rally for justice for victim of DUI accident

    Family, friends rally for justice for victim of DUI accident

     A father of four girls was killed by a suspected drunk driver. Jasper Collier's family is heartbroken and not they are demanding justice.
     A father of four girls was killed by a suspected drunk driver. Jasper Collier's family is heartbroken and not they are demanding justice.
  • Tony Stewart back on the track

    Tony Stewart back on the track

    Hundreds of thousands of NASCAR fans came out to Atlanta Motor Speedway Sunday. Many fans came to cheer on popular driver Tony Stewart as he returned to the track for the first time in weeks.
    Hundreds of thousands of NASCAR fans came out to Atlanta Motor Speedway Sunday. Many fans came to cheer on popular driver Tony Stewart as he returned to the track for the first time in weeks.
  • Cross-country kidney transplant

    Cross-country kidney transplant

    Nine months ago, a brother and sister in Carrollton wrote a letter to a newspaper asking for a kidney for their grandmother. After we aired the story, it traveled all the way to California to a woman who was not only willing, but was also a match.
    Nine months ago, a brother and sister in Carrollton wrote a letter to a newspaper asking for a kidney for their grandmother. After we aired the story, it traveled all the way to California to a woman who was not only willing, but was also a match.
  • Police look into Midtown high-rise murder

    Police look into Midtown high-rise murder

     Police are investigating a murder inside an upscale high rise in Midtown Atlanta this weekend. Police say a man was gunned down in the hallway. Neighbors say a music video was being filmed inside at the time.
     Police are investigating a murder inside an upscale high rise in Midtown Atlanta this weekend. Police say a man was gunned down in the hallway. Neighbors say a music video was being filmed inside at the time.
  • 13-year-old Carrollton boy shot, killed

    13-year-old Carrollton boy shot, killed

    13-year-old Nizzear Rodriguez, described as an excellent student by his neighbors, was shot and killed in his own bed.
    13-year-old Nizzear Rodriguez, described as an excellent student by his neighbors, was shot and killed in his own bed.
  • Five injured in Dekalb Co. deck collapse

    Five injured in Dekalb Co. deck collapse

     Five people, including three children, were rushed to the hospital after a deck collapsed in Brookhaven. A neighbor came to the rescue after one child was trapped under chunks of concrete.
     Five people, including three children, were rushed to the hospital after a deck collapsed in Brookhaven. A neighbor came to the rescue after one child was trapped under chunks of concrete.
  • Tech Check: Back to school

    Tech Check: Back to school

    This time last year, we were still posing the question: Should you buy a laptop of a tablet for you school aged child? That debate appears to be over and the tablets have won.
    This time last year, we were still posing the question: Should you buy a laptop of a tablet for you school aged child? That debate appears to be over and the tablets have won.
  • Atlantans message to Ferguson, Mo.

    Atlantans message to Ferguson, Mo.

     People in Atlanta are voicing strong opinions on the tensions in Ferguson, Mo. Many are using their pocketbooks and music to send a message.
     People in Atlanta are voicing strong opinions on the tensions in Ferguson, Mo. Many are using their pocketbooks and music to send a message.

  • Officer gets a life-savng gift

    Officer gets a life-savng gift

     A law enforcement officer Raleigh Callaway will be getting a life-saving gift. A FOX 5 viewer has reached out to give him a new kidney.
     A law enforcement officer Raleigh Callaway will be getting a life-saving gift. A FOX 5 viewer has reached out to give him a new kidney.

  • Fulton Sheriff helps the homeless

    Fulton Sheriff helps the homeless

     The Fulton County Sheriff's Office is trying to reach out to those who need help the most. Saturday, they hit the streets to give back to the homeless.
     The Fulton County Sheriff's Office is trying to reach out to those who need help the most. Saturday, they hit the streets to give back to the homeless.
  • Remember fallen Griffin officer

    Remember fallen Griffin officer

    Friends and colleges paid tribute to Officer Kevin Jordan who was killed a few months ago. Riders took to their motorcycles on a mission to make sure the family had the support they need.
    Friends and colleges paid tribute to Officer Kevin Jordan who was killed a few months ago. Riders took to their motorcycles on a mission to make sure the family had the support they need.
  • Brother saves 3-year-old sister

    Brother saves 3-year-old sister

     It was nearly a wedding day tragedy for a bride and groom as their 3-year-old daughter almost drowned in a pool, but thanks to some quick think by her brother, she is alive.
     It was nearly a wedding day tragedy for a bride and groom as their 3-year-old daughter almost drowned in a pool, but thanks to some quick think by her brother, she is alive.

  • Braves almost in the Hall of Fame

    Braves almost in the Hall of Fame

    Sunday, former Braves manager Bobby Cox and his two pitchers, Tom Glavin and Greg Maddux will officially be members of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
    Sunday, former Braves manager Bobby Cox and his two pitchers, Tom Glavin and Greg Maddux will officially be members of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • Police searching for suspect in deadly shooting

    Police searching for suspect in deadly shooting

    One man is dead after a brazen shooting on University Avenue on Saturday.
    One man is dead after a brazen shooting on University Avenue on Saturday.
  • Thieves steal 300 gallons of diesel from gas station

    Thieves steal 300 gallons of diesel from gas station

    It's a strange case of "pump and run." One store owner in Newton County says more than 300 gallons of diesel was swiped in the dead of night.
    It's a strange case of "pump and run." One store owner in Newton County says more than 300 gallons of diesel was swiped in the dead of night.
  • Atlanta police investigate sexual assault

    Atlanta police investigate sexual assault

    Police say they are taking a woman's complaint of a sexual assault seriously. She says she met her attacker outside a club on Metropolitan Parkway.
    Police say they are taking a woman's complaint of a sexual assault seriously. She says she met her attacker outside a club on Metropolitan Parkway.
  • Community mourns loss of coach

    Community mourns loss of coach

    Heavy hearts in one local community this weekend as students, staff and family mourn the loss of a popular teacher and coach. Bond Crosby passed away early Thursday from complications from a heart attack. He was just 28.
    Heavy hearts in one local community this weekend as students, staff and family mourn the loss of a popular teacher and coach. Bond Crosby passed away early Thursday from complications from a heart attack. He was just 28.
  • Mom: Child left on hot playground

    Mom: Child left on hot playground

    Police have opened an investigation into a local mom's shocking claims that her toddler was left alone on a hot playground for hours.
    Police have opened an investigation into a local mom's shocking claims that her toddler was left alone on a hot playground for hours.
  • "Selfie" helped get her arrested

    "Selfie" helped get her arrested

    Investigators say a woman's "selfie" helped land her behind bars for fraud. Tanya Monique Peel posted the photo to her Facebook page, but it landed her in jail.
    Investigators say a woman's "selfie" helped land her behind bars for fraud. Tanya Monique Peel posted the photo to her Facebook page, but it landed her in jail.
  • Man struck, killed by car on Atlanta roadway

    Man struck, killed by car on Atlanta roadway

    A young man has died after being hit by a car Sunday. Ken Hopps, 20, of Atlanta, was hit on Boat Rock Road moments after getting out of his car. Neighbors says it isn't the first tragedy has struck the road.
    A young man has died after being hit by a car Sunday. Ken Hopps, 20, of Atlanta, was hit on Boat Rock Road moments after getting out of his car. Neighbors says it isn't the first tragedy has struck the road.
  • The Big Hurt headed to Cooperstown

    The Big Hurt headed to Cooperstown

    Columbus, Georgia's Frank Thomas will be officially inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame next weekend. Known for his power at the plate, The Big Hurt hit 521 home runs during his 18-year career.
    Columbus, Georgia's Frank Thomas will be officially inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame next weekend. Known for his power at the plate, The Big Hurt hit 521 home runs during his 18-year career.
  • Saturday storms leave damage

    Saturday storms leave damage

    Saturday's storm dumped a lot of rain on parts of metro Atlanta and north Georgia for hours causing flooding and sending trees crashing down. Strong wings with those storms brought down a huge tree and on top of a car on Lindbergh Drive.
    Saturday's storm dumped a lot of rain on parts of metro Atlanta and north Georgia for hours causing flooding and sending trees crashing down. Strong wings with those storms brought down a huge tree and on top of a car on Lindbergh Drive.
  • Tree trapped two people in car

    Tree trapped two people in car

    Saturday's storm dumped a lot of rain on parts of metro Atlanta and north Georgia for hours causing flooding and sending trees crashing down. Strong wings with those storms brought down a huge tree and on top of a car on Lindbergh Drive.
    Saturday's storm dumped a lot of rain on parts of metro Atlanta and north Georgia for hours causing flooding and sending trees crashing down. Strong wings with those storms brought down a huge tree and on top of a car on Lindbergh Drive.
  • Emma Millican Park cleanup

    Emma Millican Park cleanup

    The heavy rain didn't stop volunteers from getting their hands dirty in a southwest Atlanta park. They spoke to FOX 5's Cory McGinnis about their passion for serving rain or shine.
    The heavy rain didn't stop volunteers from getting their hands dirty in a southwest Atlanta park. They spoke to FOX 5's Cory McGinnis about their passion for serving rain or shine.
  • CDC review hearing

    CDC review hearing

     Officials hold a review of Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after several security and exposure concerns. The FOX Medical Team's Beth Galvin explains in the video above.

     Officials hold a review of Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after several security and exposure concerns. The FOX Medical Team's Beth Galvin explains in the video above.

  • 3 shootings reported overnight

    3 shootings reported overnight

     

    Three different shootings were reported around the metro Atlanta area overnight.
  • Goose with arrow in neck captured

    Goose with arrow in neck captured

     The goose that was first featured on FOX 5 news in April has been captured. The bird, known to locals as Steve the Goose, has finally had the arrow removed and is recovering.


     The goose that was first featured on FOX 5 news in April has been captured. The bird, known to locals as Steve the Goose, has finally had the arrow removed and is recovering.



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