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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DUI stop

A Georgia cop is under investigation for telling a nervous white woman she won't be shot because police only kill black people.

Cobb County police Lt. Gregg Abbott is on paid administrative leave while the investigation into his "inappropriate racial comments" is ongoing. Abbott was initially assigned to desk duty.

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Jon Ossoff

In yet another crushing blow to the Democratic party, Karen Handel won Georgia's special election to become the first female House Republican from Georgia.

Handel easily defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff, whom the Democrats branded their "Trump-killer". The Democrats turned a meaningless local election into a referendum on President Trump -- only to suffer a stinging defeat.

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Troymaine Johnson

A Georgia woman was charged with killing her paraplegic ex-boyfriend by abandoning him in the woods to die from exposure to freezing temperatures.

Ruby Kate Coursey, 27, was charged Monday with felony murder and felony neglect of a disabled adult that resulted in the death of Troymaine Johnson, 33, of Upson County, Georgia.

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A DeKalb County (Georgia) official explained why he distributed 3,000 condoms and other party favors for a woman's birthday party that was advertised as Atlanta's largest private sex 0rgy.

Cidney Green, who shamelessly bills herself as a swinger and sex phone operator, blew up overnight when Black Twitter promoted her 27th birthday party with the hashtag #ATL0rgy.

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