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Traxx murder suspect Monte Glover, Jr. busted in Clayton County

JONESBORO — Clayton County Police have arrested a man wanted in Henry County in connection with the fatal Traxx Nightclub shooting. DeCoby Barlow was celebrating a relative’s birthday and was caught in the crossfire during an altercation at the club.

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD

Accused murderer's alleged plot to kill deputies foiled after shocking discovery

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - A local sheriff has enhanced security around an inmate who was allegedly planning a dramatic escape. The sheriff said the prisoner planned to execute two of his deputies during transport.

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Clayton County’s Lovejoy Lady Wildcats are the best high school basketball team you might not have heard of

South of Atlanta in the city of Hampton, Georgia, a 23-and-a-half-mile ride down I-75, is the best basketball team you might not have heard of. While the Lovejoy High School Lady Wildcats don’t always receive the most press, the defending 6A State Champions are quickly becoming a basketball dynasty.

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Bahamian track athlete found dead in Georgia

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – On Thursday, Dekalb County Police identified a man shot to death Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of an office park in Stone Mountain, Georgia as former Bahamian track and field standout Douglas Lynes-Bell.

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Payless refutes claim evidence destroyed in case of 2-year-old girl crushed by fallen mirror

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — Nearly a year after a toddler was crushed by a falling mirror at a Clayton County shoe store, 11Alive has learned the business has moved to remove them from other Clayton County stores, and other locations nationwide.

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BASKETBALL: Woodland continues their journey with elimination of Jonesboro

LOVEJOY — The Jonesboro Cardinals (21-9) were built from ground up this year by Head Coach Dan Maehlman. They moved into a new region with a new roster and played all their games on the road as their gym underwent renovation. They won Region 3-AAAAA with an athletic team that could run and defend as

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD

GBI: Snacks that sent 28 middle school students to hospital contained THC

ATLANTA - A lab test conducted by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation found THC in a food sample from Sandtown Middle School, where 28 students were sent to local hospitals last week after eating Valentine’s Day treats.

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Pistol-packing Georgia grandmother fires shots at burglar trying to break into her home

JACKSON COUNTY, Ga. (CNN NEWSOURCE) - A great-grandmother in Georgia used a pistol to scare a burglar trying to break into her home. The grandmother had a few choice words for the burglar before firing off some shots.

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Georgia could soon get new electronic voting machines

ATLANTA - Voters in Georgia could soon get new electronic touchscreen voting machines that print a paper ballot under legislation approved by a House subcommittee Thursday. The nearly seven hours of testimony leading up to the vote was at times raucous, with a packed room of citizens and activists o

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South Georgia drug busts linked to Cuban drug organization

BURKE COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has identified and dismantled numerous drug operations in South Georgia. On Tuesday, Feb. 19, the GBI’s Southeastern Regional Drug Task Force executed four simultaneous search warrants in Jenkins and Burke counties relating to an ongoing

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Atlanta elementary school principal dies leaving legacy as caring educator

Susan Crim-McClendon, the principal of Woodson Park Academy and daughter of Atlanta Public Schools’ first black superintendent, died Wednesday. Crim-McClendon, 60, died “in her sleep last night,” wrote Superintendent Meria Carstarphen in a blog post Thursday.

ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION

$80K worth of cocaine found in figurines at Atlanta airport

ATLANTA, Ind. — Agents said three pounds of cocaine were found in decorative figurines at Atlanta's airport, according to the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol. The figurines were found Tuesday night in the bags of a 24-year-old traveler who arrived at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport f

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Popular radio host tased during traffic stop to sue city of Atlanta

Atlanta, GA (CBS46) There's new developments in the case of an Atlanta radio host who was tased during a traffic stop and then later released. Qri Montague says she plans to sue the city of Atlanta.

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lovejoy’s pursuit to the title continues

LOVEJOY — As soon as the brackets for the Girls 6A State Championship came out, 31 of the 32 teams immediately scanned their draw to see when they would face the defending champion Lovejoy Lady Wildcats (27-3). On Wednesday night, it was the Region 3-AAAAAA Champion runner-up Grovetown Lady Warriors

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY

Henry County’s Most Wanted

McDONOUGH — The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is looking for fugitives on their Ten Most Wanted List. William Thomas Armstrong, 39, is wanted on felony aggravated stalking related to a Jan. 10, 2018 incident in McDonough, as well as misdemeanor failure to appear for a fingerprintable charge.

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD

3 teens arrested after multiple cars broken into in Glenwood Park

Three teens have been arrested after multiple car break-ins overnight in Glenwood Park. Tyler Hardnett, 17, Deon Cheney, 17 and Aaron Jones, 18, are in custody on unspecified charges in connection with the break-ins, Atlanta police spokesman Jarius Daugherty told AJC.com.

ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION

Woman dragged by vehicle while trying to stop slider crime

Atlanta, GA (CBS46) A woman sustained minor injuries after she was dragged by a vehicle during a slider crime at an Atlanta gas station early Friday morning. The incident happened at the Shell gas station on Northside Drive in NW Atlanta.

CBS 46

New bombshell accusations surface nearly 1 year after toddler's death at Payless

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - It’s been nearly one year since a 2-year-old girl was killed when a mirror fell on her inside a metro Atlanta Payless store. Now, a contractor hired days after her death is telling Channel 2’s Nicole Carr that there’s more to the story.

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Georgia May Jagger’s Best Ever Concert? Her Dad’s, Of Course

MILAN — Sitting front row at the Emporio Armani show on Thursday, Georgia May Jagger reminisced about her favorite music-related memories as the child of one of the world’s biggest rock stars.

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Man shot moments after leaving church service in SW Atlanta

ATLANTA - Police are investigating after a man was shot after leaving a southwest Atlanta church service Wednesday night. Investigators told Channel 2 Action News that the victim saw someone trying to break into his car outside the All Nations Worship Assembly on Perkerson Road.

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