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Property Tax Avalanche Threatens Homeowners on Historic Coastal Island

It's a culture struggling to survive. Fewer than 50 people -- all descendants of slaves -- fear they may soon be taxed out of the property their families have owned since the days of slavery.

The $7 Billion Value Meal

If you think you are getting a bargain off of your favorite fast food restaurant’s value menu - look a little closer.

Harry Belafonte Sues Martin Luther King estate

Harry Belafonte sued the estate of Martin Luther King Jr. on Tuesday over the fate of three documents he tried to sell at auction.

Family, Friends Recall Kendrick Johnson

Loved ones remember Kendrick Johnson as a quiet boy who loved sports and had plans to go to college and play football after he graduated from high school.

‘Teacher of the Year’ candidate indicted for sex with child knowing he had HIV

A south Georgia elementary school teacher accused of engaging in sex acts with a teen while knowing he was HIV-positive has been indicted by a grand jury.

Gym mat death shocker: Body stuffed with newspaper

The death of 17-year-old Kendrick Johnson was awful enough for his parents.

911 Call From Triple Homicide Released; Police Seek Suspect In Georgia Case

Police searching for the suspect in a triple homicide in Georgia have released a 911 call from a man who says he was one of the killer's intended targets.

Armed and Dangerous: Two Incidents Frighten Parents, Renew Calls for Gun Control

Loaded guns made their way onto two metro Atlanta school campuses this week in incidents that have some parents calling for stricter laws to control access to firearms.

Medal of Freedom Re-Invigorates Vivian Civil Rights Icon Sees Honor As A Platform

Being awarded the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom is no occasion to “ego trip”, as 89-year-old civil rights activist C.T. Vivian sees it.

Georgia School Shooting Suspect was Arrested in March

A man accused of opening fire at an Atlanta-area elementary school this week had been arrested five months earlier on suspicion of threatening to kill his brother, a district attorney in Georgia's Henry County said Wednesday.

Teen Gets Heart Device after Transplant List Saga

Now on the waiting list for a heart transplant, Anthony Stokes had a procedure Friday to insert a device to support the failing heart he has, a family spokesman said.

High School Football Player Dies After Tackle

A suburban Atlanta high school football player has died from injuries suffered while making a tackle during a scrimmage game, according to medical examiners.

Urban League Hosting “Drum Majors for Justice”

Fifty years ago, Whitney M. Young Jr., president of the National Urban League from 1961-71, worked alongside his fellow civil rights, social justice and labor movement leaders to organize the March on Washington, where 300,000 people gathered to demand jobs ...

Prosecutions Rests Case in Victor Hill Corruption Trial

After nearly four days of questioning witnesses, the prosecution has rested its case in the corruption trial of Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill.

More Staff Discipline expected at Atlanta VA

A top official for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says three employees have been reprimanded, two more have retired and more administrative actions are pending in the wake of reports critical of patient care at the Atlanta VA Medical ...