Missing Woman and Her 5 Children Found Safe

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UPDATE: Janee Dichier Ruffin-Cooper and her 5 children were found safe in Clayton County. The AJC.com reports that no criminal charges have been filed.

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Police Search for Mother Who Abandoned Newborn in SW Atlanta

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Police are searching for a mother who abandoned her newborn daughter on the porch of a home in southwest Atlanta Monday.

Margaret Benton told police she and her family returned to their Harlan Road home to find a newborn baby swaddled in a pink Hello Kitty blanket.

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Atlanta Police Hunt Elmer Fudd ‘Negro Season’ Graffiti Artist

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A massive police manhunt is underway in Atlanta for the graffiti artist responsible for the spray painting pictured above.

The Atlanta Police Dept. is not pleased that the artist depicted Elmer Fudd dressed in a police uniform alongside a sign that reads “Negro Season” on a building in midtown.

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Atlanta Teen Convicted of Murder After ‘Gay Panic’ Defense Fails

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An Atlanta teenager was convicted of murder after a Fulton County jury rejected his gay panic defense.

19-year-old Marquavyian Gude (inset) told the court he expected to meet a girl for random sex, but Devontavius McClain, also 19, showed up instead.

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Atlanta Hawks Player Arrested On Drug Charges

Mike Scott

Atlanta Hawks forward James Michael Scott, left, was arrested in Banks County (Georgia) on Thursday following a high speed police chase that reached speeds of 98 mph.

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Man Who Threw Acid in Woman’s Face Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

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A Georgia man who disfigured his then-girlfriend’s face with industrial strength drain cleaner was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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3 Teens Charged With Sexually Assaulting Security Guard

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Three teenagers were taken into custody and charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a female security guard who was working security on a movie set in Conyers.

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