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Top 10 Stories for the week of June 10-16

1. Clerks cited for alleged underage alcohol sales

The young lady emerged from a convenience store Friday night, holding a black plastic bag filled with alcoholic drinks.

2. Teen shooting happened in Henry County, say police

After an “extensive” investigation, Clayton County police officers said Tuesday they are satisfied that the shooting of a 14-year-old girl happened in Henry County.

3. One dead, another injured in string of officer-involved shootings

Two officer-involved shootings this weekend left one adult suspect dead and a 15-year-old injured, said Clayton County police.

4. Mayor adds Gippert to libel suit

Outspoken Forest Park Public Works Director Mike Gippert has been added to a libel lawsuit filed against two women by Mayor David Lockhart based on statements he made to the Clayton News Daily last week.

5. Store where clerk died was in 'shambles'

The convenience store where a clerk died in a shootout with three suspects in August 2011 was in "shambles" when police arrived, a Clayton County police detective testified Wednesday.

6. Cox becomes director of school safety and security

Clarence E. Cox III is the new director of safety and security for Clayton County Public Schools.

7. Blaylock surrenders to police after release from hospital

Daron "Mookie" Blaylock was released from Atlanta Medical Center Monday morning and surrendered to Jonesboro police.

8. Gippert defends women accused of libel

Public Works Department Director Mike Gippert said the women accused of libeling Mayor David Lockhart didn’t write the anonymous document that alleges Lockhart used a racial slur during a recent Morrow event.

9. Cuban restaurant adding new flavor to Clayton

The owners of El Noa Noa Sur could have opened a Mexican restaurant on Tara Boulevard three months ago but they didn’t want it to be overkill.

10. Judge sets $250,000 bond in Blaylock case

After hearing a long list of his prior DUI arrests, Clayton County Chief Magistrate Judge Daphne Walker set a $250,000 bond for a man accused in a May 31 car crash that killed Monica Murphy, a mother of five.