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High school student make threat on Snapchat, facing charge of disrupting a public school

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A Suwanee teenager is in jail after authorities became aware of a threat that alerted students at Lambert High School.

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Man repeatedly rams police cruiser, tased while fleeing on foot

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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A Gordon County man is facing serious charges after he allegedly rammed a police cruiser several times while trying to flee a traffic stop early Sunday morning. 

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6 sickened in search, police believe unknown drug to blame

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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A north Georgia store owner has been arrested after six people got sick during a drug search.

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Juveniles come down from roof at southwest Georgia facility

(Source: MGN) (Source: MGN)
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Officials say the last of at least 20 juveniles held in a southwest Georgia facility has come down after breaking onto a roof Friday. 

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Gilmer Co. principal killed in weekend accident

(Source: Gilmer Middle School) (Source: Gilmer Middle School)
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The Gilmer Middle School community is mourning the loss of their principal who tragically died in an accident Saturday evening.

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Officer impersonator gets a man arrested, then finds himself in police custody

(Source: Doraville Police) (Source: Doraville Police)
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In a strange turn of events, a man who pretended to be a security guard at a Buford Highway lounge and helped lead an officer to an arrest, now finds himself in police custody.

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Man wanted in fatal shooting added to Top 10 Most Wanted list

Source: Clayton County PD Source: Clayton County PD
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The Clayton County Police Department is searching for a man wanted in connection to a fatal shooting in Jonesboro on Friday and they've added his name to their Top 10 Most Wanted list.

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4 suspects in custody after series of burglaries in Alpharetta, South Forsyth

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Police have captured four suspects accused in a series of burglaries in Alpharetta and south Forsyth County.

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Cherokee County community pays it forward to honor 17-year-old girl’s memory

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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CBS46 anchor Gurvir Dhindsa spoke with Heard’s family why this year’s “Pay it Forward” has such a special meaning.   

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Covington PD officer shot on Labor Day transferred to Shepherd Center

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Matt Cooper was transferred from Grady Memorial Hospital to the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, September 13 for brain injury rehabilitation.

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City worker finds deceased man on street in Carrollton

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Carrollton Police are investigating after the body of a man was found with a fatal gunshot wound by a city worker. 

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Man pleads guilty to repeatedly raping child who later became pregnant

Source: Clayton County District Attorney's Office Source: Clayton County District Attorney's Office
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A Clayton County man will spend the next 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to repeatedly raping a child. 

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Cherokee County Sheriff's Office searching for missing teen

Source: Cherokee County Sheriff's Office Source: Cherokee County Sheriff's Office
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The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the community's help in locating a missing teen last seen during the early morning hours on Wednesday. 

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Man fatally shot during SWAT situation in Forsyth County

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Deputies in Forsyth County were forced to fatally shoot a man after he barricaded himself inside a home, prompting a SWAT situation late Wednesday night.

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Pedestrian killed on NB I-75 in Henry County

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a vehicle along the northbound lanes of I-75 in Henry County. 

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Judge refuses to release congressional candidate from jail

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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A judge in Georgia has refused to release a congressional candidate from jail while he appeals a drunken driving conviction. 

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Home Depot getting supplies to affected areas

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As the Carolina’s brace for Hurricane Florence, Home Depot is working around the clock here in Georgia to get stores in the Carolina’s the supplies they need. 

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Gov. Deal issues state of emergency for Georgia

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Governor Nathan Deal has issued a state of emergency for the state of Georgia ahead Florence making landfall.

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Gainesville man accused of sex crimes against children

Source: Hall County Sheriff's Office Source: Hall County Sheriff's Office
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A Gainesville man is behind bars after police found him in possession of several videos of children engaging in sex acts. 

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Man hit with sexual exploitation charges following investigation

(Source: Hall County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Hall County Sheriff's Office)
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A Hall County man is behind bars after an investigation reveals he was in possession of photographs depicting children in sexual explicit behaviors.

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Hunt is on for group of gas station burglars

(Source: Covington Police) (Source: Covington Police)
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Brazen robbers broke into a Covington gas station and got away with thousands worth of cash and products.

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Salvation Army mobile kitchen heads to Carolinas ahead of Florence

(Source: Salvation Army) (Source: Salvation Army)
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There 21 mobile units are on standby to serve potential evacuation centers in Georgia and areas along the east coast.

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Police searching for runaway teens who allegedly stole vehicle

Source: Cherokee County Sheriff's Office Source: Cherokee County Sheriff's Office
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The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office is searching for two teen girls who allegedly stole a vehicle while running away from home on Monday. 

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Georgia school to start paddling students as discipline

Paddling students is now a disciplinary policy at a Georgia charter school and parents who don't consent have to agree to up to five days of suspension for their children instead.

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North Georgia campground welcomes Hurricane Florence evacuees

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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People trying to escape Hurricane Florence are already coming to Georgia, and hotel rooms are getting booked fast. 

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Patients transported out of Myrtle Beach hospital due to Hurricane Florence

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It's not just homes and businesses that are preparing for Hurricane Florence. Healthcare facilities across the state of South Carolina are already in evacuation mode. 

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Snapchat shooter on Clayton County's 'Most Wanted' list turns himself in to police

Johnathan Maris is now in custody. (Source: Clayton County Sheriff's Office) Johnathan Maris is now in custody. (Source: Clayton County Sheriff's Office)
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A suspect wanted for randomly shooting out of a moving vehicle and posting a video of the incident to Snapchat, is now in custody after turning himself in to police.

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Augusta joins Georgia cities that ban public smoking indoors

Source: MGN Source: MGN
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Augusta is joining other Georgia cities that ban smoking in bars and most other public, indoor spaces.

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Mattie's Call issued for missing Clayton County man

Source: Clayton County PD Source: Clayton County PD
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The Clayton County Police Department is searching for an elderly man with Alzheimer's disease last seen Sunday afternoon and a Mattie's Call has been issued as a result. 

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