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  1. Uber driver escapes serious injury after tree limb crashes onto vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    An Uber driver waiting for a fare was hospitalized early Wednesday morning after a tree limb came crashing down onto his vehicle in DeKalb County. Carmain Cole was sitting inside his vehicle in the parking lot of the Amberidge Apartments in Decatur when a branch from a tree crashed through the windshield of his vehicle and grazed his leg.

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  2. Two people shot to death at DeKalb County hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The shooting happened around 2 a.m. Thursday morning inside a room at the Affordable Hotel on the 1900 block of Glenfair Road in Decatur. Police do not have any suspects in custody and a motive for the shooting was also not immediately known.

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  3. Voters to decide whether to keep extra one-penny sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    On Tuesday, voters in Fulton and DeKalb counties will decide whether to extend a one-penny sales tax to help fund education projects in their districts. Four school districts -- Fulton County Schools , DeKalb County Schools , Atlanta Public Schools and City Schools of Decatur -- are asking voters to extend the Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax called eSPLOST for short.

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  4. Decatur adds e-cigarettes to city's smoking banRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Decatur has added e-cigarettes to the city's smoking ban that many residents didn't even know was already in place. The city of Decatur approved a ban on the use of e-cigarettes on Monday in public places like parks.

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  5. Body found in river identified as murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The body found floating in the Ogeechee River in Burke County on Friday, May 6, 2016, has been identified. An autopsy revealed the man is 31-year-old Deondray Johnson from Waynesboro.

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  6. Infant among three struck in DeKalb County shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Police responded to a triple shooting in DeKalb County Tuesday night that injured a man, woman and a 4 month-old baby. The shooting occurred around 10:30 p.m. at an apartment inside the Windrush Apartments complex in the 3800 block of Kensington Road near Decatur.

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  7. No foul play suspected in high school custodian's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Students at Martin Luther King Jr. High School in Lithonia are being transferred to different buildings after a body was found inside the facility overnight. Police told CBS46 News that the body is a night custodian.

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  8. Source: WGCL-TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    In 2015, metro Atlanta's Red Cross responded to 1,643 home fires. There were 420 home fires in DeKalb alone with 1,128 people assisted by the Red Cross last year.

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  9. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    This undated photo provided by the DeKalb County Police Department shows officer Robert Olsen. Olsen fatally shot Anthony Hill, 27, on Monday, March 9, 2015, while responding to reports of a suspicious person... ATLANTA - After a naked, mentally ill black veteran was shot dead by a white police officer last March in an Atlanta suburb, the officer was allowed a privilege ordinary citizens don't get, and even police officers don't get anywhere except in Georgia: He sat in on the grand jury session considering the shooting and addressed the grand jurors without facing cross-examination.

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  10. Three dead, 2 critically injured in separate overnight shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Police were called to the first shooting near the intersection of Maplewood Drive and Glenfair Road in Decatur just before 2 a.m. When officers arrived on scene, they found an unidentified male shot several times. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  11. Mother charged with murder in deaths of children to face judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Three brothers who lost their lives in a tragic house fire were laid to rest Wednesday, nearly a month after their deaths.A funeral was held for three of Rockell Coleman's sons was held on Dec. 27. Three brothers who lost their lives in a tragic house fire were laid to rest Wednesday, nearly a month after their deaths.A funeral was held for three of Rockell Coleman's sons was held on Dec. 27. She's accused of leaving her children home alone to die in a fire.For the first time, that mother talked to CBS46. On Saturday, Rockell Coleman will lay to rest her three young boys.

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  12. Mother charged with murder in deaths of children to enter pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Three brothers who lost their lives in a tragic house fire were laid to rest Wednesday, nearly a month after their deaths.A funeral was held for three of Rockell Coleman's sons was held on Dec. 27. Three brothers who lost their lives in a tragic house fire were laid to rest Wednesday, nearly a month after their deaths.A funeral was held for three of Rockell Coleman's sons was held on Dec. 27. She's accused of leaving her children home alone to die in a fire.For the first time, that mother talked to CBS46. On Saturday, Rockell Coleman will lay to rest her three young boys.

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  13. 68 vehicles burglarized overnight in DecaturRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Police say they canvassed a Marriott parking deck as well as two parking decks in the 300 block of West Ponce de Leon Avenue.

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  14. Florida college band member gets 4 years in hazing deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A former Florida A&M University band member was sentenced Friday to four years in prison for his role in a drum major's hazing death. Judge Marc Lubet announced the sentence for 26-year-old Caleb Jackson, who pleaded no contest to manslaughter and hazing in April 2013 for his part in the death of Robert Champion, of Decatur, Georgia.

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  15. GDOT takes a roadwork 'breather'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    With heavy loads of traffic on the horizon on Labor Day weekend, the Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures on Interstate highways and heavily traveled state routes from noon on Friday, until 5 a.m. on Tuesday. "Labor Day weekend is the last holiday of the summer and we expect heavy traffic on our roads.

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