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Two killed, two wounded at Georgia funeralupdated: Thu Jun 07 2012 17:53:00

Two people were killed and two were wounded Thursday near Atlanta while attending a funeral for a murder victim, police said.

6 Georgia school buses in chain-reaction crash en route to amusement parkupdated: Sat May 19 2012 22:40:00

Six school buses bound for a metro Atlanta amusement park were involved in a multi-vehicle crash Saturday, sending 65 people to the hospital, including a seriously injured driver, Georgia authorities said.

Student infected with rare bacteria 'in high spirits,' her father saysupdated: Wed May 16 2012 22:29:00

The University of West Georgia graduate student infected with rare "flesh-eating" bacteria has proven to be "amazingly resilient," her father said Wednesday, and a second apparent case has been reported.

Syrian expats debate cease-fire dealupdated: Mon Apr 16 2012 11:45:00

CNN's Becky Anderson talks to members of London's Syrian expat community who have very different views on the crisis.

Syrian-Americans struggle with human cost of revolt updated: Mon Apr 16 2012 11:45:00

Far from the mortar shells and sniper fire, Syrian-Americans are trying to cope with the humanitarian crisis plaguing their beloved country since the southern city of Daraa sparked an uprising against President Bashar al-Assad's police state in March 2011.

SI.com: Seth Davis: Everything you need to know before Selection Sunday's bracket revealupdated: Sat Mar 10 2012 10:01:00

You've got questions, I've got answers. Here's everything you need to know to get ready for Selection Weekend.

Mass slaying in Georgia spa stemmed from domestic dispute, police sayupdated: Wed Feb 22 2012 16:58:00

The shooting deaths of five people at a suburban Atlanta spa Tuesday night was a murder-suicide triggered by a domestic dispute, police said Wednesday.

Examiner: Georgia woman likely died of hypothermiaupdated: Tue Feb 14 2012 21:51:00

A 36-year-old Atlanta woman whose body was found last month most likely died from exposure to cold, officials said Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Home prices post steep decline in Novemberupdated: Tue Jan 31 2012 11:06:00

Home prices posted a steep, month-over-month drop in November, falling 1.3%, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city report. Prices fell in 19 of the 20 cities the index covers.

Missing Georgia woman found deadupdated: Wed Jan 25 2012 20:53:00

A 36-year-old woman who was reported missing shortly after Christmas has been found dead in Atlanta, authorities said Wednesday.

Missing Georgia woman found deadupdated: Wed Jan 25 2012 20:53:00

HLN's Vinnie Politan speaks to the attorney for the man last reported to have seen Stacey English alive.

Jewish paper's column catches Secret Service's eyeupdated: Sun Jan 22 2012 18:11:00

The U.S. Secret Service is looking into a controversial column by an Atlanta Jewish newspaper publisher that mulled the assassination of an American president.

Questions abound in weeks-long search for Atlanta woman updated: Fri Jan 06 2012 20:56:00

Authorities expanded their search Friday for a 36-year-old Atlanta woman who was last heard from around Christmas and whose car was later found abandoned and running, according to police.

CNNMoney: Home prices down for 6th straight monthupdated: Tue Dec 27 2011 11:42:00

Home prices fell for the sixth straight month in October, down 1.2% compared with September and 3.4% a year ago, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city index.

Explain it to me: AIDSupdated: Fri Dec 02 2011 16:46:00

Thirty years after AIDS was first recognized by the CDC, Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains how far we've come to finding a cure.

Where everyone wants to work with HIVupdated: Fri Dec 02 2011 16:46:00

Marianne Swanson closes her eyes, with smoky gray circles beneath her long lashes, as she counts the number of pills she takes every day for HIV: "One, two, three, four" in the morning, and three more at night.

Fighting the battle against HIV/AIDSupdated: Wed Nov 30 2011 07:03:00

Dr. Valerie Delpech of the UK Health Protection Agency discusses the challenges of tackling HIV/AIDS.

Pieces of Crystal: Homeless and HIV-positive in Atlantaupdated: Wed Nov 30 2011 07:03:00

Her blue-green eyes are as clear as her name would suggest, but her wants and needs are muddy as she walks with aching joints on the streets of Atlanta, trying to resist the urge to get high.

Rareview: Race matters at Occupy Atlantaupdated: Tue Nov 29 2011 06:49:00

Rareview goes inside the lives of those in America whose stories we don't always hear.

Engine trouble, smoke, force Delta flight to return to airportupdated: Mon Nov 14 2011 09:03:00

Engine problems forced the pilot of a Delta Air Lines aircraft to turn back Thursday night shortly after takeoff from Atlanta, the company said Friday.

A roundup of Occupy protests updated: Tue Nov 08 2011 10:43:00

What started as the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York in September has spread across major cities worldwide as a call to action against unequal distribution of wealth.

Occupy protester arrested in Atlantaupdated: Tue Nov 08 2011 05:44:00

A lone woman draped in an American flag was taken into custody at Woodruff Park in downtown Atlanta.

Occupy Atlanta protesters return to streets after police crackdownupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 05:37:00

Occupy protesters returned to the streets of Atlanta on Sunday night, a day after a police crackdown on a gathering organized by the movement resulted in the arrests of 19 people.

The Occupy Lifeupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 05:37:00

CNN's Don Lemon talks with CNN.com producer Jarrett Bellini about his time amongst the "Occupy Wall Street" protesters.

Occupy Atlanta's non-violent protestupdated: Sun Nov 06 2011 21:09:00

In the cradle of the civil rights movement, Occupy Atlanta protests have remained non-violent. George Howell reports.

Men suspected in domestic terror plotupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 10:37:00

Four elderly Georgia men are charged in alleged plot to attack government officials with bombs and the biotoxin, ricin.

Militia members plotted to kill federal officials, prosecutors sayupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 10:37:00

Federal agents charged four Georgia men they say are part of a fringe militia group with plotting to attack government officials with explosives and the biotoxin ricin, prosecutors in Atlanta announced Tuesday.

People.com: Taylor Swift Surprises Atlanta Crowd with Rap Duetupdated: Mon Oct 03 2011 19:08:00

The country crooner shared a duet with T.I. to his hit single "Live Your Life" on Sunday

Former NBA player jailed in Georgia, faces murder chargesupdated: Fri Sep 16 2011 13:41:00

Former NBA guard Javaris Crittenton waived his first appearance before a judge Friday as he faces murder charges in the death of an Atlanta mother.

'Da sun back out' as T.I. leaves prison, againupdated: Thu Sep 15 2011 17:03:00

Rapper T.I. walked out of a federal prison Thursday to return to an Atlanta halfway house where he will spend the last 14 days of an 11-month prison sentence for a parole violation, his lawyer said Thursday.

Documents show real reason T.I. went back to prisonupdated: Thu Sep 08 2011 16:08:00

Rapper T.I.'s furlough from prison was cut short last week because prison officials objected to his manager and a reality TV producer riding with him on a trip to a halfway house, according to a prison document.

Rapper T.I. returns to prison one day after early releaseupdated: Fri Sep 02 2011 05:54:00

Rapper T.I. has been removed from a halfway house to a "different facility" a day after he was furloughed, apparently because of prison officials' objection over his using a tour bus to move between facilities in Arkansas and Georgia, his attorney said.

Cheating widespread in Atlanta schoolsupdated: Tue Aug 09 2011 13:15:00

A new investigation finds cheating on standardized tests in Atlanta schools. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.

Keeping your pet during the golden yearsupdated: Fri Aug 05 2011 08:37:00

When my great aunt became bedridden in her late 80s, every now and then I would visit the home she shared with relatives, accompanied by my dog, Lulu.

Ad-wrapped rental cars offer savingsupdated: Wed Aug 03 2011 17:32:00

In the next few months, visitors to Atlanta may spot red cars plastered in black and white ads parked at tourist hot spots.

Help strays without taking them inupdated: Fri Jul 22 2011 08:21:00

It can be difficult to ignore emails or Facebook posts about cute little pups and kittens in need of forever homes. In this down economy, the number of pets in need seems to be rising steadily. Just as you can help your favorite charity without writing a big check, there are ways to help pets without taking in another animal.

Seven Atlanta educators step down as cheating scandal unfoldsupdated: Wed Jul 20 2011 18:51:00

Seven Atlanta educators have stepped down after being issued an ultimatum to quit or be fired.

Hewitt safely into Atlanta second roundupdated: Wed Jul 20 2011 15:07:00

Australian Lleyton Hewitt has advanced to the second round of the Atlanta Tennis Championships thanks to a 6-4 6-4 defeat of American wild card Phillip Simmonds.

Flawed policy on testing drives schools to cheatupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 07:20:00

The recent disclosure of test altering practices across Atlanta's public school system has turned the spotlight on a national crisis. Instances of grade changing and test tampering have also been reported across the country in cities such as Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia and Washington.

Don't ditch testing after Atlanta cheating, boost test securityupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 06:25:00

The latest shock to hit American schools and education reformers is the revelation that teachers and administrators have been fiddling with test scores in Atlanta and, evidently, in Washington, Baltimore and half a dozen other locales.

Storytellers share their tales for live audienceupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 08:20:00

When Howard Chiou went to Taiwan for his grandmother's funeral, he had another dead person on his mind -- the cadaver he was dissecting in his anatomy class. The Emory University medical student kept dreaming about who this dead man might have been when he was alive.

Dozens of Atlanta educators falsified tests, state report confirmsupdated: Wed Jul 06 2011 10:16:00

Dozens of Atlanta public school educators falsified standardized tests or failed to address such misconduct in their schools, Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday in unveiling the results of a state investigation that confirmed widespread cheating in the city schools dating as far back as 2001.

Georgia police sting nets 49 arrests, hundreds of weaponsupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 19:19:00

A storefront sting in Atlanta led to the indictment of 49 people on drug trafficking, firearms and theft charges, state and federal officials announced Wednesday.

Delta flight returns to Atlanta airport after 'engine issue'updated: Tue Jun 21 2011 14:54:00

A Delta Air Lines plane returned to Atlanta's main airport after the crew experienced an "engine issue," the airline said early Tuesday morning.

SI.com: Jeff Kassouf: Balance of power shifts slightly in WPS Week 10updated: Tue Jun 14 2011 09:39:00

The Western New York Flash suffered its first loss and once again dropped points late in a match. Meanwhile, magicJack made up ground with a win over the Atlanta Beat and now finds itself within striking distance of the Flash. Here are five things learned in WPS Week 10:

AIDS brings out best, worst in usupdated: Mon Jun 06 2011 11:11:00

A patient in his early 20s from our clinic will be buried later this week. His story is unfortunately all too common here in Atlanta. He had been in and out of treatment and care for several years as he fought homelessness and poverty. Despite recently returning to care, he would spend his final year battling AIDS-related lymphoma. This fight he did not win.

Catching the 'Wind' in Atlantaupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 16:29:00

Few cities are as identified with a book as Atlanta is with "Gone With the Wind." But locating vestiges of Margaret Mitchell's epic story can be tricky. More than a few visitors have driven down Tara Boulevard, near the airport, and been disappointed to find a landscape that has little to do with Scarlett O'Hara's plantation house and everything to do with the Waffle House.

Investigation continues into fatal fall from hotel windowupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 06:05:00

Authorities were still trying Tuesday to decipher the events that led up to two women falling from a 10th-floor window at an Atlanta hotel during a birthday party early Saturday.

Women fall from hotel window, one diesupdated: Mon May 30 2011 04:21:00

One woman was killed and another injured after they fell from a 10th-floor window at an Atlanta hotel, authorities said Saturday.

TB exposure at Atlanta hospitalupdated: Fri May 27 2011 09:11:00

An Atlanta hospital notifies hundreds of people about possible exposure to TB. WSB reports.

Atlanta hospital notifies nearly 700 patients about TB exposureupdated: Fri May 27 2011 09:11:00

Nearly 700 patients and 100 employees at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta have been exposed to tuberculosis after coming in contact with a hospital employee carrying the disease, a hospital spokesman said Thursday.

Online videos show fistfight between police officer, restaurant patronupdated: Thu Apr 28 2011 20:06:00

Police officials in Atlanta are investigating an incident that started with shouting at a pancake restaurant and ended with a fistfight between a patron and an off-duty officer.

SI.com: Jeff Kassouf: Marta, magicJack debut in WPS Week 3updated: Tue Apr 26 2011 15:20:00

The Atlanta Beat and Western New York Flash played to a thrilling 2-2 draw on Sunday while magicJack finally kicked off its 2011 season at home, beating the Boston Breakers on Saturday. Here are five things we learned in WPS Week 3:

Three arrested in Atlanta subway muggingupdated: Tue Apr 26 2011 01:06:00

Authorities have arrested three suspects in the assault of two Delta Air Lines employees who were mugged and beaten on Atlanta's subway earlier this month.

Airline workers mugged on Atlanta subwayupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 12:50:00

Police say as many as two dozen youths beat and robbed two Delta Air Lines employees on Atlanta's public rail service Saturday night.

Catlanta draws on social media to spur scavenger hunt for street artupdated: Mon Apr 11 2011 10:59:00

The hunt begins as soon as word hits the internet. Then they're off, prowling the urban landscape, smartphones in hand, in search of the coveted kitties by the street artist known as Catlanta.

The 'hug lady'updated: Fri Apr 08 2011 08:58:00

CNN Photojournalist William Walker profiles the "hug lady," who greets troops coming home from war.

SI.com: Jeff Kassouf: WPS enters pivotal 2011 seasonupdated: Tue Apr 05 2011 11:33:00

Women's Professional Soccer enters its 2011 season marked by one word: Change. Gone are the Chicago Red Stars and FC Gold Pride, the defending WPS Champion. The Washington Freedom has relocated to Boca Raton, Fla. and is now known as magicJack, sponsored by the Internet telephone company.

White House appeals health care decision to federal court in Atlantaupdated: Sun Apr 03 2011 18:39:00

The Obama administration has formally asked a federal appeals court in Atlanta to rule in favor of the sweeping health care reform law.

Airport smoking lounges: Here to stay?updated: Fri Mar 25 2011 17:53:00

You've probably seen the smoke-filled, glass-encased fishbowls that play host to smokers if you've passed through some of the nation's largest airports in recent years.

Robin Meade's Atlanta travel tipsupdated: Fri Mar 25 2011 10:09:00

In a city rife with transplants, staying put for 10 years means you're practically a native. HLN anchor Robin Meade, who hails from "a cornfield in Ohio," has lived in Atlanta for nearly a decade.

How to help your pets with allergiesupdated: Sat Mar 19 2011 10:26:00

Spring is just around the corner -- a time when many of us simply dust off the neti pot or load up on Benadryl in preparation for allergy season.

Skyrocketing water bills mystify, anger residentsupdated: Wed Mar 02 2011 09:42:00

Imagine paying as much for water as you do for your mortgage.

Water wars: Bills rise to the thousandsupdated: Wed Mar 02 2011 09:42:00

Some Atlanta residents are shocked to see their monthly water bills increase to rival their mortgages.

Gunfire injures 5 teens at suburban Atlanta partyupdated: Mon Feb 21 2011 05:53:00

Police in Gwinnnett County, Georgia, spent Sunday looking for a gunman who opened fire at a party, injuring five teens.

Gunfire injures teens attending partyupdated: Mon Feb 21 2011 05:53:00

Police are searching for the gunman that opened fire on a suburban Atlanta party, injuring five teens. WXIA reports.

Startup Riot tries to grow tech companies outside Silicon Valleyupdated: Thu Feb 17 2011 12:43:00

You can call it "speed dating for entrepreneurs."

Police: Suspect in custody in murder of 2 young children in Georgiaupdated: Thu Feb 10 2011 10:48:00

A suspect is in custody in the murder of two young siblings during an attack at a home in Atlanta's northern suburbs, Gwinnett County Police spokesman Jake Smith said Thursday.

Atlanta public high schools placed on probationupdated: Wed Jan 19 2011 13:40:00

Atlanta's public school system was told Tuesday it has until September 30 to make progress on a series of recommendations or risk its high schools' losing their accreditation, a fate that would affect the college hopes of many of the system's graduates.

With cities hit by snow, ERs deal with aftermathupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 10:28:00

During a major storm, the emergency room is eerily quiet. But in the hours afterward, the injured pour in.

Southeast to stay stuck another day as storms move northeastupdated: Mon Jan 10 2011 22:33:00

Most of the wintry precipitation had moved on by Monday night, but much of the South is likely to see white stuff on the ground until the weekend as an Arctic low slides in, bringing low temperatures in the teens and highs barely out of the 20s.

Skiing the Atlanta streetsupdated: Mon Jan 10 2011 22:33:00

One man takes his skis for a spin through the unusual Atlanta snow.

South braces for wintry stormupdated: Mon Jan 10 2011 01:46:00

A wintry storm prepares to smack Southern states, bringing frigid temperatures, ice and snow.

Travel affected as winter storm rolls across the Southupdated: Mon Jan 10 2011 01:46:00

A major winter storm system was rolling across the southeastern United States early Monday, sending out shocks of snow, freezing rain and sleet, and forcing some airlines to cancel flights.

Southern storms slam metro Atlanta, damaging dozens of homesupdated: Tue Nov 30 2010 20:26:00

A severe storm system had the Carolinas and Virginia in its sights late Tuesday after it slammed into metropolitan Atlanta, damaging dozens of homes and snarling the afternoon commute.

Power restored at Atlanta airportupdated: Mon Nov 29 2010 12:33:00

Air traffic is returning to its regular busy pace at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, hours after a power outage forced Delta Airlines to cancel or delay flights on Monday.

Despite attention, it's not all grab and scan at airportsupdated: Thu Nov 25 2010 05:29:00

Dennis Gossard is fine with the enhanced security techniques at U.S. airports, and he said security agents are welcome to pat him down all they want if it keeps air travel safe.

Do airport body scanners even work?updated: Thu Nov 25 2010 05:29:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on new data that shows that airport body scanners may not be very effective.

Car-free in Atlanta for a yearupdated: Fri Nov 19 2010 10:52:00

CNN employee Chris Hrubesh has gone one year without owning a car.

People.com: Inside Story: T.I. Knew in His Heart He Needed to Save Suicidal Atlanta Manupdated: Thu Oct 14 2010 18:28:00

"I told him it's not that bad and that I was there for him," the rapper tells PEOPLE

Rapper T.I. talks man down from roof in Atlantaupdated: Thu Oct 14 2010 17:49:00

Rapper T.I. helped police persuade a man not to jump off the roof of high-rise office building in Atlanta, Georgia, Wednesday afternoon, police said.

U.S. judge bought drugs for stripper, feds sayupdated: Tue Oct 05 2010 17:45:00

A federal judge in Georgia has been arrested on drug and weapons charges after federal agents say he bought drugs for a stripper with whom he was having an affair.

Judge faces drugs, weapons chargesupdated: Tue Oct 05 2010 17:45:00

A federal judge is accused of buying drugs for a stripper with whom he was having an affair. WXIA reports.

Baby sitter, 11, charged in deathupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 05:45:00

An 11-year-old baby sitter in suburban Atlanta has been charged in the death of a 2-year-old girl.

Small plane makes emergency landing on Atlanta interstateupdated: Tue Sep 21 2010 09:50:00

A small plane made an emergency landing on Interstate 85 northeast of downtown Atlanta, Georgia, on Monday, snarling traffic during afternoon rush hour. No injuries were reported.

Plane lands on highway during rush hourupdated: Tue Sep 21 2010 09:50:00

A pilot flying a small plane made an emergency landing on Interstate 85 near Atlanta during rush hour.

Delta plane blows 4 tires before takeoff from Atlanta airportupdated: Fri Sep 17 2010 05:56:00

A Delta Air Lines plane headed to Ohio from Georgia blew a tire before take-off Thursday night -- then blew three more as it was moved to the taxiway, a spokesman said.

SI.com: Jeff Kassouf: Marta looks like lock for WPS MVP awardupdated: Wed Sep 08 2010 16:47:00

It is not often that a league's most valuable player carries a team to a championship.

CNNMoney: Fed: 'Widespread signs' economy is slowingupdated: Wed Sep 08 2010 15:34:00

The economy grew at a sluggish pace through the summer months, and there are now "widespread signs" that activity is slowing, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday in its latest snapshot of regional economic conditions.

SI.com: Tom Bowles: Five things we learned at Atlantaupdated: Mon Sep 06 2010 02:45:00

Just weeks after losing its second date on the 2011 schedule, Atlanta's second annual Labor Day spectacular showcased the best NASCAR competition we've seen on the track in years. That's how it's been in a bad-timing type of season for the sport, with a smaller-than-expected crowd treated to a thriller at the type of 1.5-mile oval which causes the Car of Tomorrow major problems -- along with some nap-induced boredom for fans in the process.

Atlanta pays family for wrongful deathupdated: Mon Aug 16 2010 18:19:00

The city of Atlanta will pay $4.9 million to the family of Kathryn Johnston who was killed by police in a drug raid.

Atlanta attracts big-screen productionsupdated: Mon Aug 09 2010 14:35:00

It is an unlikely venue for the renaissance of film production in the Deep South. Lakewood Fairgrounds are sadly dilapidated, overrun with kudzu, located in a poor, rundown part of Atlanta.

Lights, camera, jobs!updated: Mon Aug 09 2010 14:35:00

CNN's Michelle Wright reports on a movie making renaissance taking place in the Atlanta area.

Plane makes emergency landing after fire in cockpitupdated: Sun Jul 18 2010 02:19:00

A passenger plane made an emergency landing at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Saturday night after the pilot reported smoke and a possible fire in the cockpit, officials said.

Party! Beer truck spills brew onto Atlanta highwayupdated: Mon Jun 21 2010 19:09:00

The king of beers caused a king of a traffic jam late Monday afternoon when a Budweiser tractor-trailer overturned on an interstate just outside Atlanta, Georgia.

Victims linked to Atlanta serial killingsupdated: Tue Jun 01 2010 11:43:00

Below is a list of murder victims whom authorities linked to a string of killings in the Atlanta, Georgia, area from 1979 to 1981.

Paris to Atlanta flight diverted to Maineupdated: Wed Apr 28 2010 17:11:00

A disruptive passenger caused Delta Air Lines to divert an Atlanta, Georgia-bound flight to Bangor, Maine.

The disappearing nice guyupdated: Thu Mar 25 2010 09:10:00

Too often my male "fans" (I consider you fans because you're reading the column, right?) have voiced the criticism that I'm a man-hating feminist who only writes mean columns about men.

SI.com: Tom Bowles: Kentucky putting squeeze on other Sprint Cup tracksupdated: Fri Mar 05 2010 15:07:00

Looks like Mother Nature will finally cut NASCAR a break this weekend. With warm weather and no rain expected from Friday through Sunday, drivers will be racing in picture-perfect conditions on what is usually a cold, wet race date in Atlanta.

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