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Atlanta Police investigate murder near Fourth of July cookout

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Homicide detectives must still determine the identity of a young man shot to death in southwest Atlanta on July 4. More>>

List of 2015 July 4th celebrations in north Ga.

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If you're looking for something to do this 4th of July weekend, there are a lot of celebrations taking place across north Georgia.  More>>

Disabled man attacked

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East Lake resident and senior citizen Robert King said two robbers ambushed him in his backyard, and one of them struck him in his only leg with a baseball bat. More>>

Chattahoochee River drowning victim identified

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Cobb County police tell FOX 5 News the body of a missing swimmer was recovered on Saturday. More>>

PHOTOS: July 4, 2015

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Feel free to share your photos with FOX 5 News. Send them to NewsTipsAtlanta@FOXTV.COM and we will add them to our slideshow. More>>

Independence Day fireworks can trigger PTSD in veterans

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Along with her American flag, one Gwinnett County veteran added some extra red, white and blue to her yard this Independence Day. Faith Tyler put a sign in her garden that reads, Combat veteran lives here. More>>

Body found in Homer house, man charged with murder

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If it weren't for the yellow caution tape strung up outside, you might not even notice a tiny house in Homer. More>>

Police: DeKalb Jail inmate killed by cellmate

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Police are investigating after a 23-year-old inmate was killed on Saturday at the DeKalb County Jail.JahCorey D. Tyson was pronounced dead at DeKalb Medical Center after an altercation with his cellmate 33-year-old Donte Lamar Wyatt.Details of the incident, including the cause of death, are being withheld pending a homicide investigation.The Sheriffs Office is also conducting an internal administrative review, as a matter of protocol. While altercations within the inmate population hap... More>>

Police on alert this Fourth of July Video included

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More than 1,000 local and state officers have a big job to do over the next few days -- they have to try to keep July Fourth celebrations safe. More>>

Gwinnett police identify woman killed inside SUV

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Gwinnett County Police have identified a woman who was fatally shot after a domestic dispute at Highland Lake Apartments. More>>

Storms roll through north Ga., kicking off the holiday weekend

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Independence Day weekend is off to a wet start! An initial line of very intense severe storms pushed through North Georgia through the morning hours, packing strong winds and very heavy rainfall.  More>>

Bubba Watson to paint over Confederate flag on General Lee

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In response to the increasing controversy surrounding the Confederate flag, Bubba Watsonannounced on Thursdaythat he will paint over the one on the roof of the General Lee. More>>

Texas boy gets stuck in chimney for hours

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A 10-year-old boy was stuck in a chimney for hours in Texas. More>>

VIDEO: Soldier surprises mother; visits family for the 4th of July

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The family of a soldier has a little more to celebrate this 4th of July. Jared Johns, who has been stationed in Germany and has also served in Afghanistan, was last home over a year ago. More>>

Dog saves young woman having stroke Video included

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Thanks to a family dog, a young woman from Peachtree City is recovering in the hospital after having stroke.Doctors said that Alyssa Lemay will be fine, and a lot has to do with her dog.Im so thankful for him. More>>

Infant floatation device recalled

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Many families will be finding a nice swimming hole this weekend, but parents will want to make special note of a recall of a floatation device for infants. More>>

11-Year-Old girl's break-up text goes viral

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A middle schooler is quickly becoming an internet sensation for the break up text she sent her boyfriend. More>>

Banks County man arrested after body found

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A Banks County man is facing charges after deputies said they found a dead body in his home. More>>

Police offer reward in damaged squad car case Video included

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It is video of men damaging the hood and windshield of an Atlanta Police squad car on Marietta at Northside last Sunday night. More>>

Mother says video show mall guards beating son Video included

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Officials from the Mall of Stonecrest in Lithonia said the three security guards seen in a cell phone video that went viral are on unpaid suspension. More>>

Get ready for a busy holiday travel weekend Video included

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Get ready for one of the busiest travel weekends of the whole year More>>

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  • Georgia poultry industry on alert

    Georgia poultry industry on alert

    Wednesday, July 1 2015 1:28 PM EDT2015-07-01 17:28:04 GMT
    Avian influenza - or bird flu - has wiped out nearly 50 million birds out West and in the Midwest.  And this fall it's expected to head our way. 
    Avian influenza - or bird flu - has wiped out nearly 50 million birds out West and in the Midwest. And this fall it's expected to head our way. 
  • An Atlanta neighborhood tries love to win the war on drugs

    An Atlanta neighborhood tries love to win the war on drugs

    Tuesday, June 30 2015 11:28 PM EDT2015-07-01 03:28:09 GMT
    The word notorious only begins to describe one of the biggest neighborhoods for heroin in the Southeast.For decades, authorities and residents have struggled to fight drug dealers in a section of Atlanta many call the Bluff.
    The word notorious only begins to describe one of the biggest neighborhoods for heroin in the Southeast.For decades, authorities and residents have struggled to fight drug dealers in a section of Atlanta many call the Bluff.
  • Petland Kennesaw accused of selling sick pets

    Petland Kennesaw accused of selling sick pets

    Monday, June 29 2015 10:53 PM EDT2015-06-30 02:53:49 GMT
    I-Team PetlandI-Team Petland
    Not many people can resist the gravitational pull of a puppy.But former customers of the Petland in Kennesaw claim the popular Cobb County pet store sold them puppies with serious diseases.
    Not many people can resist the gravitational pull of a puppy.But former customers of the Petland in Kennesaw claim the popular Cobb County pet store sold them puppies with serious diseases.
  • Wednesday's ChildMore>>

  • Wednesday's Child: Richard

    Wednesday's Child: Richard

    Wednesday, July 1 2015 6:42 PM EDT2015-07-01 22:42:58 GMT
    Richard is an imaginative, playful and creative boy who enjoys building things, exploring, playing with other kids and playing outside.
    Richard is an imaginative, playful and creative boy who enjoys building things, exploring, playing with other kids and playing outside.
  • Wednesday's Child: Scott and Nora

    Wednesday's Child: Scott and Nora

    Wednesday, June 24 2015 6:50 PM EDT2015-06-24 22:50:15 GMT
    Scott and Nora are very sweet, loving, smart, friendly and sociable siblings who care very much about other people, especially each other.
    Scott and Nora are very sweet, loving, smart, friendly and sociable siblings who care very much about other people, especially each other.
  • Wednesday's Child: Jada

    Wednesday's Child: Jada

    Wednesday, June 17 2015 6:30 PM EDT2015-06-17 22:30:28 GMT
    Jada is a fun and outgoing teen who enjoys playing softball, eating food of any kind, and hanging out with her friends.
    Jada is a fun and outgoing teen who enjoys playing softball, eating food of any kind, and hanging out with her friends.
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