News for Wednesday, August 8, 2012

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Electra K. Collier

Electra K. Collier, 90, formerly of Molena, Ga., passed away at her residence on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012.

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Jonesboro plate readers tagged for debate

Police want more, but council balking

A request by the Jonesboro Police Department to buy two more car tag readers has been pulled over by a city council hesitant about making the purchase.

Former MARTA cop makes first court appearance

Former MARTA police officer Willie Clarence Lee Jr. has been charged with having a long-term physical relationship with a child starting when she was 9 that included sex at his home more than 50 times in five years, said authorities.

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Two former sheriff’s candidates throw support behind Hill

A former Clayton County sheriff’s deputy fired on Victor Hill’s first day in office in 2005 is apparently endorsing his re-election, according to a press release issued Wednesday by Hill’s campaign.

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Woman tells judge she prefers prostitution rap to murder

An Atlanta woman sobbed Wednesday afternoon and told a Clayton County Magistrate Court judge she’d rather be charged with prostitution than murder.

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