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Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms contracts COVID-19

Atlanta's mayor says she has tested positive for COVID-19, despite having what she describes as “no symptoms.”

Children 7, 8 and 14 killed in rash of shootings

A rash of shootings in Chicago and Atlanta marred the Fourth of July weekend and left the families of three children grieving over their deaths.

Atlanta police call out sick over charges in fatal shooting

Atlanta police officers have called out sick to protest the filing of murder charges against an officer who shot a man in the back.

Atlanta police officer shoots a man dead at a fast-food drive-thru, authorities say

Authorities in Georgia say a suspect who resisted being taken into custody by Atlanta police has been shot and killed.

Atlanta mayor: 2 police officers fired after protest

Atlanta’s mayor says two police officers have been fired and three placed on desk duty pending review over excessive use of force during a protest incident Saturday night.

Protests over George Floyd’s death spread to other U.S. cities from Minneapolis

Protests over police killings of black Americans have spread from Minneapolis to other U.S. cities.

Man charged for allegedly lying to his employer about having coronavirus

A Georgia man faces charges after authorities say he lied to his employer that he had tested positive for COVID-19.

AP: Most states fall short of coronavirus testing thresholds

Most states are not meeting the minimum levels of coronavirus testing suggested by the federal government and recommended by public health researchers.
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Police: Man points gun at women in masks, feared coronavirus

Authorities say a Georgia man who feared getting the coronavirus pointed a gun at two women wearing medical masks and gloves in a post office.

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