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  1. Disabled dog gets wheelchair gift from animal shelter after family is evictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | MyFoxAtlanta

    After his family was evicted, 3-year old beagle-lab mix "Bookie" ended up in the DeKalb County Animal Services shelter. You might think shelter-life would be hard on a disabled dog, unable to use his back legs after an accident.

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  2. Emory Students Robbed by Man with ShotgunRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | MyFoxAtlanta

    The first robbery happened Monday night. Police said a female student got off an Emory shuttle bus on Clairmont Road and was walking to her apartment when a man jumped out of a parked car and pointed the gun at her.

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  3. 1 Dead after Tree Falls on Vehicle in NW AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | MyFoxAtlanta

    In Decatur a tree came down on Ponce de Leon Avenue and Artwood, not far from Scott Boulevard. At least eight blocks lost electricity as a result.

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  4. Google Fiber Would Love to Share This Shirt With YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | MyFoxAtlanta

    Google has designed this limited edition Google Fiber t-shirt that they would like to share with residents of the communities in the Atlanta area where Google Fiber will be available. If you reside in Atlanta, Avondale Estates, Brookhaven, College Park, Decatur, East Point, Hapeville, Sandy Springs or Smyrna, then follow their link: Hey Atlanta - Thanks for the warm welcome.

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  5. Decatur Police Investigate 68 Overnight Car Break-insRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | MyFoxAtlanta

    Officers first responded to the Marriott parking deck where security personnel reported discovering several vehicles had been entered and then responded to the parking deck at 335 West Ponce de Leon Avenue where a complainant reported her vehicle had been entered. While checking other decks in the area, officers located additional vehicles that had been entered, as well as evidence one vehicle had been stolen, from the deck at 315 West Ponce de Leon Avenue.

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  6. Police: Man Carjacked, Kidnapped 3 People in DeKalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | MyFoxAtlanta

    DeKalb County Police have released the 911 recording made by a 23-year-old woman who was carjacked, then kidnapped in Decatur. Police said she and another person were picking up a friend in Decatur, when 22-year-old Melvin Bynum carjacked all three.

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  7. Threats Prompt Security Detail for DeKalb CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | MyFoxAtlanta

    DeKalb County Commissioner Nancy Jester won't say much about her new security detail, but will say it was prompted by social media posts that made her fear for her family's safety. "I ask for prayers for me and my family and the officers protecting us during this scary time.

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  8. Funeral Arrangements Set for Officer Kevin ToatleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | MyFoxAtlanta

    The funeral arrangements are set for Officer Kevin Toatley who died after his police vehicle was struck head-on by a wrong way driver. A visitation is take place September 24, from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Gregory B. Lovett & Sons Funeral Home located at 4347 Flat Shoals Parkway, Decatur, GA.

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  9. Woman's apartment accidentally damaged by flash bang deviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | MyFoxAtlanta

    Members of the DeKalb County SWAT team set off a flash bang device outside of a woman's window to act as a diversion during an overnight raid at different apartment. The device was intended to land on the ground and detonated, but instead it blew out the woman's window.

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  10. Large water main break in DeKalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | MyFoxAtlanta

    FOX 5 cameras were there as workers began the process of fixing the break on Henderson Mill road near Northlake Mall around 11 p.m. Thursday. Many FOX 5 viewers living in Stone Mountain, Tucker, Clarkton, Embry Hills, and parts of Decatur have all reported being without water.

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  11. Family of killed FAMU drum major propose $8M settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | MyFoxAtlanta

    Lawyers for the family of a Florida A & M University drum major killed during a hazing ritual say the family has offered to settle the wrongful-death lawsuit against the university for $8 million. The Orlando Sentinel reports that the publicly funded university has been given 30 days to accept or reject the proposal sent by the attorneys for the family of Robert Champion, of Decatur, Georgia.

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  12. DeKalb County Police investigate double shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | MyFoxAtlanta

    It happened 2000 block of East Drive in Decatur. Investigators said they found the victims, a man and woman, in the street.

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  13. Car crashes into Decatur buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | MyFoxAtlanta

    Police are investigating after a car crashed into a building along Flat Shoals Parkway in Decatur. A witness told FOX 5 that the driver crashed during a chase with police.

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  14. Dekalb County Probate Court special Saturday hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | MyFoxAtlanta

    The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to allow same sex marriages has many couples running to the altar to get married. Dekalb County is ready.

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  15. Judge may give lighter punishment in FAMU hazing caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | MyFoxAtlanta

    A judge in the case of the final three defendants convicted in the hazing death of a FAMU drum major has found legal precedent to deviate from the recommended sentencing guideline, should she ultimately decide to. Judge Renee Roche said Friday that testimony offered during the manslaughter and hazing trial of Benjamin McNamee, Aaron Golson and Darryl Cearnel demonstrated that 26-year-old Robert Champion "willingly participated" in the brutal hazing ritual that led to his death.

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