Emmett Murphy

Emmett Murphy, also known as "Jackpot" to his friends and associates, is in the Fulton County jail charged with human sex trafficking. Police say he lured a teenager to Atlanta under false pretenses, then ordered her to dance naked and turn tricks during Super Bowl LIII.

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Ralo

A massive early morning raid on a Southwest Atlanta apartment complex on Wednesday is connected to the arrest of up-and-coming rapper Ralo, according to Channel 2 Action News.

Agents from the ATF, FBI and Department of Homeland Security executed no-knock warrants on Ralo's heavily fortified apartment complex along Lucile Avenue.

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Tip at march for humanity

Rapper T.I. has some aggressive fans, but not all of them are women. The rap mogul took part in Monday's March for Humanity in Atlanta to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s burial. The march began at King's Ebeneezer Baptist Church and concluded at the Georgia State Capitol.

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Bernice King, Martin Luther King, III, his daughter Yolanda King and other King family members joined hundreds of Atlantans to commemorate this day with a March for Humanity from King's Ebeneezer Baptist Church to the steps of the State Capitol building.

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Ring doorbell

Investigators are still searching for a woman and 2 masked men who tricked a homeowner into opening her front door in the Vinings Estates subdivision in Mableton, Georgia.

Smyrna police say the woman's boyfriend, who is a partner in a popular nightclub, may have been targeted because of his work.

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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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TI photos by Aric Thompson

Tip "T.I." Harris appeared at Walmart on Cascade Road to personally give away free tickets to the Atlanta screening of Marvel Studios' Black Panther. The Atlanta Walmart on Cascade Road was one of 5 locations nationwide to offer FREE tickets!

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Black Panther

Walmart at Cascade Road is one of 5 locations nationwide to offer FREE tickets to view Marvel Studios' comic book superhero movie Black Panther! Walmart is set to host a special advance screening of Black Panther in Atlanta with an appearance by rapper T.I. Harris.

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Armani Hickson Alisha McDaniel

Atlanta police arrested a man suspected in at least 20 car thefts and home burglaries. Armani Hickson, 20, was arrested around noon Tuesday at a Union City motel where he was hiding with his girlfriend, Alisha McDaniel.

At least three other men are wanted for a crime spree in the Atlanta area, police told Channel 2 Action News.

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carjacking

2 teenagers are in police custody charged in connection with theft of a SUV with two baby girls inside. The incident happened on Wednesday at a Clayton County gas station, south of Atlanta.

Police tracked an iPad and an iPhone stolen from the SUV to the southwest Atlanta home of Khyree Swift, 17, early Friday morning. Another teen was arrested at a different location.

Police did not release the name of Swift's accomplice because he is only 16. He will face a judge on Monday, where he may be charged as an adult.

Police are still searching for a 3rd accomplice.

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Snow and Atlanta roads do not mix. Schools, businesses and government offices shut down at the first hint of snow or sleet in Atlanta and the surrounding suburbs.

Many parents were forced to call out from work to stay home with their children, as the temperature hovered around 15 degrees Fahrenheit on Wednesday morning.

Atlanta's famous The Varsity restaurant announced all locations in Atlanta, Athens, Kennesaw and Norcross are closed today.

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Amanda Davis

Friends and colleagues remember CBS46 Anchor Amanda Davis who passed away on Wednesday after suffering a massive stroke while boarding a flight at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Tuesday. She was 62.

Click here to learn more about her life and career.

One loyal Sandrarose.com reader wrote in to express her disapproval of the way we covered the untimely death of the legendary news woman.

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Chris Brown

Chris Brown doesn't have Oprah money, but he still dug deep in his pockets to donate $50,000 to Columbia Middle School in Atlanta. The singer stopped by the school on Saturday to drop off concert tickets for all the children to attend his show later that night at Philips Arena.

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TI Harris

Rapper T.I. Harris, center, is still protesting outside Houston's restaurants in Atlanta. The 38-year-old music mogul claims the restaurant is discriminating against black people, but he hasn't provided any evidence of actual incidents of racial discrimination.

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Martin Hvizda suspects

Atlanta police released a surveillance video in connection with a deadly carjacking in Southwest Atlanta around 7:30 p.m Saturday, Sept. 16.

Police are searching for 4 male suspects who shot and killed Marietta graffiti artist Martin "Tino" Hvizda, 31, then fled in his late model SUV.

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Fulton County officials sent a letter asking Live Nation to cancel troubled singer R. Kelly's upcoming concert at Wolf Creek Amphitheater later this month.

The request came from Fulton County Commissioners who asked the county attorney to send the letter to Live Nation on behalf of the #MuteRKelly campaign.

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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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One person was killed and 4 others are in critical condition after a church bus carrying a church youth group overturned on busy Camp Creek highway in Atlanta on Thursday afternoon.

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