Tia Young George Young

The wife of a Gwinnett County bodyguard was charged with his shooting death as he arrived home from work on November 17, 2017. Police say George Young, 43, was ambushed by an assailant who shot him as he arrived home around midnight after working as a bodyguard for a performer at Lenox Mall.

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driving while texting

It is now illegal to hold your cell phone or place your cell phone on your lap while driving in Georgia. The Georgia General Assembly on Thursday approved an amended House Bill 673 that requires drivers to use “hands-free” technology while driving. But hands-free technology is not as clear cut as it sounds.

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Jonesboro murders

A fifth grade teacher is charged with murder in a violent gang-related home invasion that left 2 children dead in Clayton County, Georgia in 2016. Michael De’Sean White, 26, is accused of shooting and killing 11-year-old Tatiyana Coates and her 15-year-old brother Daveon Coates while they slept in their beds on Oct. 22, 2016.

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Jesse Randall Davidson

Jesse Randall Davidson, 53, was arrested on Wednesday after firing several shots then barricading himself inside a classroom at a Georgia high school. In social media posts before his arrest, Davidson pushed for gun control and was opposed to arming teachers with guns.

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Georgie firefighters hailed as heroes

A Georgia firefighter is being hailed as a hero after he caught a child who was thrown “like a football” from a burning building in Decatur, Georgia, a city northeast of Atlanta.

The fire occurred on January 3 at the Avondale Forest Apartments in DeKalb County. The DeKalb County Fire Rescue Department uploaded the video of the rescue to Facebook.com on Sunday (watch video below).

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Savanna Marie Jennings

A 19-year-old Georgia woman and 2 friends are in police custody for murdering her 86-year-old grandfather and concealing his remains.

The body of Otha Perrin, 86, was found in a shallow pond on private property off Wahatchee Creek Road, the AJC.com reports.

Perrin’s granddaughter, Savanna Marie Jennings, 19, initially denied knowing his whereabouts. She finally broke down under questioning and revealed where she and 2 friends concealed his remains.

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David Kimbrell

A former North Georgia fire chief is out of a job after he was caught on video having sex with a male firefighter he hired.

Project Q reports that David Kimbrell – a longtime fire chief and emergency management director in Hall County was abruptly terminated after video surfaced of him and the unnamed firefighter engaged in an intimate sex act.

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AJ Dickerson

A story about a little boy who is in dire need of a kidney transplant is tugging at heart strings. Little A.J. Dickerson was born without a working kidney. The premie spent the first 10 months of his life in neonatal intensive care.

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