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Washington mall shooting: What we know now

Five people are dead after a man with a rifle opened fire Friday night at Cascade Mall in Burlington, Washington. The shootings occurred in the makeup department at a Macy's in the mall at approximately 7 p.m. PT, Washington State Patrol spokesman Mark Francis said.  The suspect is still at ...

Sherry Hall (Credit: Jackson Police Department)

GBI: Cop lied about being shot by black man

An officer shot. A bullet stopped by body armor. A 10-day chase for an unidentified shooter. A newly hired Jackson police officer told a compelling story about what happened late the night of Sept. 13. After only three months on the job, Sherry Hall found herself immersed in a high-profile ...

Ross Harris’ murder trial will begin Oct. 3. (Stephen B. Morton for The Atlanta Journal Constitution)

Jury selection completed in hot car death trial

BRUNSWICK — Sixteen jurors were qualified Wednesday for the Justin Ross Harris murder trial following a marathon session that completed the selection process two days ahead of schedule.Following a week off, the trial will reconvene Oct. 3, with attorneys from both sides exercising their peremptory strikes to winnow the jury ...

A station in Conyers posted a sign Saturday saying it had only premium gas. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)

Georgia drivers search for gas amid shortages

Drivers in metro Atlanta and throughout the state faced long lines and dry pumps Saturday as fallout from an Alabama pipeline spill threatened gasoline supplies in Georgia. Dallas Mayor Boyd Austin said some of the busiest pumping stations in his Paulding County city are running on fumes. “Kroger is down ...

Tutu readmitted to South African hospital

Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu was readmitted to a South African hospital on Saturday, just days after he left following three weeks of treatment there. The 84-year-old retired archbishop returned to the hospital "as a precaution after his surgical wound had shown signs of infection," a family statement quoted Tutu's wife, ...

An Atlanta AIDS group joined a multi-state effort Tuesday to reduce the costs of HIV drugs by insurance firms, asserting that the high prices discriminate against people living with the disease.

Atlanta group joins federal complaint against HIV drug costs

An Atlanta AIDS group joined a multi-state effort Tuesday to reduce the costs of HIV drugs by two insurance firms, asserting that the high prices discriminate against people living with the disease. The AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta filed civil rights complaints with the U.S. Department of Health and Human ...

Heidi and Jeff Stephens, parents of Max Stephens, react to the not guilty verdict. The owner of the day care at which the Stephens’ son died stood trial on second-degree murder and other charges. BOB ANDRES /BANDRES@AJC.COM

Ex-day care owner not guilty in 3-year-old’s hanging death

A Fulton County jury acquitted the former day care owner of second-degree murder Friday afternoon. But Janna Thompson should not have left children in her care alone, the jury said.Max Stephens was one of seven children at Thompson’s in-home day center on July 8, 2014, when he hanged himself on ...

Valdosta works to recover from tropical storm

VALDOSTA — Tropical storm Hermine was gone by 11 a.m. Friday, leaving many south Georgia residents breathing a sigh of relief that the worst had passed. Even so, there’s still a few hundred trees down - some crashing into houses, cars and garages. And some 20,000 people who lost power ...

Alaynah and Ariel North died after being left in their father’s car, according to Carrollton police. The funeral for the girls will be held Thursday. (Photo: Go Fund Me)

Dad indicted with murder in hot-car deaths of twin toddlers

The Carroll County father accused of leaving his twin 15-month-old daughters in a hot SUV has been indicted with second-degree murder, the District Attorney said Thursday.Asa Martell North has also been indicted with two counts of cruelty to children in the second degree and possession of less than an ounce ...

Former Atlanta officer James Burns was indicted for murder Wednesday.

Former Atlanta cop indicted for murder

A Fulton County grand jury indicted a former Atlanta police officer for murder and other charges in connection with the shooting death of Deravis Caine Rogers, an unarmed black man, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said.The five counts against former officer James R. Burns include murder, aggravated assault, two ...

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