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13 min ago | Los Angeles Times

Captain of Google exec's yacht lied about overdose video, police say

A car sits in the driveway of the Folsom house that is listed as the residence of Bart Tichelman, father of Alix Tichelman, who has been charged in the death of Silicon Valley executive Forrest Hayes.

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Related Topix: Milton, GA

2 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Georgia toddler hangs himself on playground equipment

Police in Georgia believe the death of a three-year-old boy at a daycare center was a tragic accident.

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Related Topix: Alpharetta, GA

6 hrs ago | On Common Ground News

Hundreds rally at Centennial Park for - Faith, Family and Freedom'

From all over Georgia and even as far as Ohio and California, black, and white, Asian and Latina, Methodist, Baptist, and other denominations came together on July 8 at Centennial Olympic Park to promote three F's to live by: Faith, Family and Freedom.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

10 hrs ago | WTVC

Waffle House Employee Shoots and Kills Customer

WSB-TV has learned the shooting stemmed from a dispute between a worker at the restaurant and customer.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

CNN

Accused of killing exec: Who is she?

A Facebook profile shows modeling shots of Tichelman in varying states of undress and examples of her poetry.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Startups, Facebook, Atlanta, GA, Georgia State University

Bradenton.com

College Football Hall of Fame opening Aug. 23

The opening of the 94,000-square-foot facility was timed to coincide with two games at the Georgia Dome to begin the college football season: Mississippi vs. Boise State on Aug. 28, followed two days later by Alabama vs. West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

Patch.com

Gwinnett County Students Named to Dean's List at Emory College

ReadMedia Newswire The following Gwinnett County students were named to the Dean's List of Emory College of Arts and Sciences, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, for the 2014 spring semester.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Gwinnett County, GA, Emory University, Georgia, Lawrenceville, GA

Creative Loafing Atlanta

First Slice 7/10/14: Death sentence commuted for Georgia inmate Tommy Lee Waldrip

Tommy Lee Waldrip was scheduled to be executed tonight. The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles granted the inmate clemency and his sentence has been commuted to life without parole.

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Related Topix: Downtown (Atlanta, GA), Atlanta, GA

MyFoxAtlanta

Tybee mayor says 'no chance' to nude beach idea

Clark Atlanta University officials say the school is hosting a group of about two dozen young African leaders for a program focused on business and entrepreneurship.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Clark Atlanta University, US Military, Robins Air Force Base, US Air Force, Chatham County, GA, Tybee Island, GA

Patch.com

High-Priced Georgia Prostitute Gave Google Executive Fatal Heroin Dose: Police

A Georgia woman described by police as a high-priced prostitute was arrested for her alleged role in the overdose of Google executive Forrest Timothy Hayes, who reportedly died after the woman gave him heroin and left him to die.

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Related Topix: Midtown (Atlanta, GA), Atlanta, GA, Georgia State University, Journalism

GPB.org

Crime Novelist Karin Slaughter Talks 'Cop Town' and The Atlanta Child Murders

Crime novelist Karin Slaughter's neighborhood in Jonesboro, Georgia has a lot to do with her work today.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Buckhead (Atlanta, GA), Clayton County, GA, Jonesboro, GA, East Atlanta (Atlanta, GA), All Things Considered

Wed Jul 09, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Police searching for College Park shooting suspects

Police are searching for a man and woman who they believe are involved in a shooting that left a College Park father fighting for his life.

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Related Topix: College Park, GA

Business Journal

SCAD, property owner fight over student housing

The Savannah College of Art and Design is fighting with the company that owns SCAD's primary student housing in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Savannah College of Art & Design, Midtown (Atlanta, GA), Atlanta, GA

Sunherald.com

Ga. man 11th to plead guilty in dog fighting case

Edward Duckworth, 39, of Decatur, Georgia, appeared in federal court in Montgomery, Alabama, and pleaded guilty to conspiracy.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Decatur, GA, Dekalb County, GA, Fairburn, GA, Clayton County, GA, Riverdale, GA

Patch.com

Topgolf Shooting for West Midtown Driving Range

A Dallas-based golf company plans to expand its operations with a state-of-the-art driving range in West Midtown.

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Related Topix: Paulding County, GA, Dallas, GA, Atlanta, GA

Examiner.com

Special adoption fees at DeKalb and Fulton County Animal Services in July

If you are looking for a great way to celebrate feline and canine independence this month think about adopting a forever friend from DeKalb County Animal Services or Fulton County Animal Services in July.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

Examiner.com

'RHOA' Apollo Nida receives harsher sentence then he anticipated

OCTOBER 26: 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' cast member Phaedra Parks and Apollo Nida attend Cirque du Soleil TOTEM Premiere at Atlantic Station on October 26, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Federal Prisons, Prison

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bluffton Today

A Southern competition about more than SEC football

The Atlanta Journal Constitution has always had a very special role in the South and for me personally.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Journalism, Opinion

WTOC-TV Savannah

'Margaret Mitchell' gives 'Gone with the Wind' movie tour

An actress playing the role of the late author Margaret Mitchell is the highlight of a movie tour being offered in Atlanta based on the most successful film in box-office history.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Parent

Neighborhood GemsPart two of our three-part series

Sun John Howell Memorial Park boasts a jam-packed playground with big and small swings, bouncers, spinners, monkey bars and slides, a sand volleyball court, and an outdoor shower that little ones can incorporate into playtime, and a wrought iron Phoenix sculpture for a bit of public art.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, North Atlanta, GA, Dekalb County, GA, Midtown (Atlanta, GA), Painting, Arts, Family, Kids

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