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Police search for missing Jonesboro teen

Clayton County police are looking for a missing teen believed to be in the company of a man driving an older model gold Honda Accord.

Forest Park man dies in shooting

Clayton County police are investigating the shooting death of a Forest Park man Saturday night at an apartment complex.

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FBI, police looking for bank robber

FBI agents and local police are looking for a polite armed robber they believe stole from banks in McDonough and Morrow two weeks apart.

Woman, 22, and boyfriend, 15, charged in Jonesboro store burglary

A woman and her underage boyfriend face burglary charges after Jonesboro police caught them inside a closed store at 2 a.m., said Chief Franklin Allen.

Law enforcement officers meet with MARTA police ahead of mass transit’s March debut

Police agencies within Clayton County are meeting this morning with officials from the MARTA Police Department to address issues that could arise when the mass transit program starts up in March.

Couple found shot to death near airport

Couple found shot to death inside trucking business near airport on Old Dixie Highway.

JEFCOATS: Focus not on hate but love

JEFCOATS: Decades after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered, people still search his words for comfort, peace and understanding. How relevant are his words in 2015? Do the generations removed from his comprehend his message or has it become blurred and hazy from the spin of time?

JEFCOATS: Focus on love, not hate

JEFCOATS: Decades after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered, people still search his words for comfort, peace and understanding. How relevant are his words in 2015? Do the generations removed from his comprehend his message or has it become blurred and hazy from the spin of time?

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Clemency denied for cop killer, state plans execution Tuesday

The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles denied clemency Monday for a man convicted in 2000 of the murder of a sheriff’s deputy.

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Clayton DA, sheriff share $1.5M in gambling case

Clayton DA, sheriff to get 80 percent of $1.5M in gambling forfeiture case.

Opinion: The lives of journalists matter

Opinion: Journalists matter

Charges bound over in case against Fairburn man arrested in the shooting of a deputy

Charges have been bound over for grand jury indictment against a Fairburn man arrested in the shooting last month of a sheriff’s deputy during a prostitution round-up.

JEFCOATS: Elvis tops list of weird deaths

JEFCOATS: Elvis tops list of weird deaths

Conviction of cop killer’s wife takes top crime spot for 2014

Conviction of cop killer’s wife takes top crime spot for 2014.

MARTA leads top stories of 2014 in Clayton County

MARTA leads top stories of 2014 in Clayton County.

One man dies, another is in custody after shooting at College Park apartment complex

One man dies, another is in custody after shooting, say Clayton County police.

One man dies, another is in custody after shooting at College Park apartment complex

One man dies, another is in custody after shooting, say Clayton County police.

JEFCOATS: Making the most of New Year’s traditions

JEFCOATS: Making the most of New Year’s traditions

Police arrest two suspects in armed robbery of Riverdale restaurant

Police arrest two suspects in armed robbery of Riverdale restaurant.

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One man dies, another is in custody after shooting at College Park apartment complex

One man dies, another is in custody after shooting, say Clayton County police.

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Rape verdict stuns Clayton County prosecutor, advocate for sexual assault victims

Rape verdict stuns Clayton County prosecutor, sexual assault victim advocate.

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Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services gets new ambulance for Station 1 in Riverdale

CCFES gets new ambulance for Station 1 in Riverdale.

Heaven holds a place for child advocates

JEFCOATS: Heaven holds a place for child advocates

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Mary Byrd recordings give clear account of crime | AUDIO

Byrd video, audio gives clear account of crime.

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Clayton attorneys honored for being ‘real’ examples to young men

Clayton prosecuting attorneys honored for being ‘real’ examples to young men

Six Clayton County men sent to federal prison in meth ring conviction

Six Clayton County men sent to federal prison in meth ring conviction

Forest Park man killed in Henry County crash

Forest Park man was dressed in black, walking down the middle of the road when he was hit by a car and killed, said Henry County police.

Pair convicted a second time in 2008 Fayette County kidnapping

Pair convicted a second time in 2008 Fayette County kidnapping.

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Jonesboro golf pro shop owner honored by PGA

Jonesboro golf pro shop owner honored by PGA

Charity knows no color or race

Jefcoats: Charity knows no color or race

Jonesboro pair gets 15 years in federal prison for credit card fraud

Jonesboro pair gets 15 years in federal prison for fraud.

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Southern Crescent Sexual Assault Center provides comfort to victims

Southern Crescent Sexual Assault Center provides comfort to victims.

Riverdale police officer indicted in alleged theft

Riverdale police officer indicted in alleged theft.

All homicide victims deserve justice

All homicide victims deserve justice.

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MARTA puts program in motion

MARTA puts program in motion.

Warrant round-up nets 28 arrests

Warrant round-up nets 28 arrests

Officers looking for ‘deadbeat parents’ Saturday

Officers looking for ‘deadbeat parents’ Saturday.

Clayton County sheriff’s deputy wounded, suspect charged

Clayton County sheriff’s deputy wounded, suspect charged

Once again, TWD challenges fans

Once again, “The Walking Dead” challenges fans.

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Boy kept from his mother for four years found hidden behind linen closet inside Jonesboro home

Boy kept from his mother for four years found hidden behind linen closet inside Jonesboro home.

Forest Park man charged with threatening mom

Forest Park man charged with threatening mom.

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Mattie’s Call issued for teenager

Mattie’s Call issued for teenager missing from group home.

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Arrest of 18-year-old made in Nov. 8 robbery, beating of Red and Gold Florist owner Pat White

Arrest made in Red and Gold Florist robbery, beating.

An unthanksgiving Thanksgiving Day

Happy Thanksgiving. How many of you are planning to reflect on your blessings and how many just want to chow down, loosen your pants and take a nap?

Ellenwood man critical after fatal crash

An Ellenwood man is in critical condition following a crash that killed a Tyrone woman Wednesday night, said police.

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Police seek female witness in fatal shooting in Riverdale Friday morning

Police identify victim, suspect

Police seek female witness in fatal shooting in Riverdale Friday morning.

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Reward up by $10,000 in beating of Forest Park florist

Community rallies around victim, say Forest Park police

Reward up by $10,000 in beating of Forest Park florist

Clayton County tax preparer gets 16 years in federal prison in $20 million theft

Clayton County tax preparer gets 16 years in federal prison in $20 million theft

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Officials charge Forest Park used car dealer, son with alleged odometer, title fraud | PHOTOS | VIDEO

Officials charge Forest Park used car dealer, son with alleged odometer, title fraud.

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