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Secret Service boosts security outside White House

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The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday. More>>

Police seek man who fatally stabbed father

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Fulton County Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in College Park.Ronald Thompson, 72, was stabbed four times by his son.
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Police: boy abandoned in car by intoxicated stepfather Video included

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Douglasville police say bystanders found a child abandoned in a hot car and when officers tracked down the 5-year-old's stepfather he was intoxicated as well as incoherent. More>>

Man fatally shot in Marietta

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Cobb County police are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 1800 block of Mulkey Road in Marietta.
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2014 Atlanta Heart Walk

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The American Heart Association will hold its annual Metro Atlanta Start! Heart Walk on September 20, 2014. The walk encourages people to become more physically active and employers to be catalysts for change in creating a healthier culture within the work environment.
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Hundreds protest after fatal Savannah shooting Video included

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation planned an autopsy Friday after a handcuffed man was shot and killed by Savannah Police.

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Ambush suspect could be aided by dense woods

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For a second night, authorities on Friday closed roads near a home where a suspect in the ambush killing of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper recently lived with his parents, and this time gunfire was reported in the area. More>>

Police: teen attacked by 3 pit bulls

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Police say a teen was attacked Friday by three pit bulls in Clayton County. More>>

Arrest made after emergency campus alert at UGA Video included

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Police confirm an arrest has been made after an emergency campus alert was issued at the University of Georgia Friday afternoon over a social media threat.

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Music Midtown kicks off at Piedmont Park

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The annual Music Midtown kicked off Friday afternoon at Piedmont Park. More>>

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  • Man dies in Polk Co. deputy involved shooting

    Man dies in Polk Co. deputy involved shooting

    Friday, September 19 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-09-20 03:07:01 GMT
    Authorities confirm a deputy has been involved in a deadly shooting on Hillside Drive in Cedartown.
    Authorities confirm a deputy has been involved in a deadly shooting on Hillside Drive in Cedartown.
  • Hundreds protest after fatal Savannah shooting

    Hundreds protest after fatal Savannah shooting

    Friday, September 19 2014 10:21 PM EDT2014-09-20 02:21:59 GMT

    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation planned an autopsy Friday after a handcuffed man was shot and killed by Savannah Police.

    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation planned an autopsy Friday after a handcuffed man was shot and killed by Savannah Police.

  • Police: boy abandoned in car by intoxicated stepfather

    Police: boy abandoned in car by intoxicated stepfather

    Friday, September 19 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-09-20 02:17:45 GMT
    Douglasville police say bystanders found a child abandoned in a hot car and when officers tracked down the 5-year-old's stepfather he was intoxicated as well as incoherent.
    Douglasville police say bystanders found a child abandoned in a hot car and when officers tracked down the 5-year-old's stepfather he was intoxicated as well as incoherent.
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  • Turn credit card cash rewards into college savings

    Turn credit card cash rewards into college savings

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-09-17 13:15:39 GMT
    Saving for college is intimidating. But here's a way you can add to the kitty a little bit every day. There is a credit card that puts your cash rewards into a college savings account.
    Saving for college is intimidating. But here's a way you can add to the kitty a little bit every day. There is a credit card that puts your cash rewards into a college savings account.
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    Teaching your kids the value of money

    Teaching your kids the value of money

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-09-15 15:22:34 GMT
    We've all been tempted to buy that extra toy, or give those extra few dollars to our kids to buy something on impulse...but are those the best habits to pass along?
    We've all been tempted to buy that extra toy, or give those extra few dollars to our kids to buy something on impulse...but are those the best habits to pass along?
  • GA Lottery targets shadow winners

    GA Lottery targets shadow winners

    Sunday, September 14 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-09-14 21:30:57 GMT
    The Georgia Lottery tells the Fox 5 I-Team it's launching a full-scale effort to crack down on so-called "shadow winners.
    The Georgia Lottery tells the Fox 5 I-Team it's launching a full-scale effort to crack down on so-called "shadow winners.
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  • Wednesday's Child: Bryan

    Wednesday's Child: Bryan

    Thursday, September 18 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-09-18 13:34:34 GMT
    Bryan, “Lee” is a sweet, caring and happy teen who likes to go fishing, play sports and be active, in general.
    Bryan, “Lee” is a sweet, caring and happy teen who likes to go fishing, play sports and be active, in general.
  • Wednesday's Child: Todd

    Wednesday's Child: Todd

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-09-11 01:43:21 GMT
    Todd is a talkative and likeable teen who enjoys riding his bike, playing with Nerf guns and playing basketball.
    Todd is a talkative and likeable teen who enjoys riding his bike, playing with Nerf guns and playing basketball.
  • Wednesday's Child: John

    Wednesday's Child: John

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-09-03 23:17:47 GMT
    John is a pleasant and well-mannered teen who enjoys participating in youth group activities at church, playing basketball and football.
    John is a pleasant and well-mannered teen who enjoys participating in youth group activities at church, playing basketball and football.
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