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Final results: Bradshaw wins DeKalb Commission race vs. Sutton
Steve Bradshaw thanks to his supporters during a watch party DeKalb Commission District 4 race on Tuesday. Bradshaw defeated Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

Updated: 12:26 a.m. Wednesday, July 27, 2016

10:55 p.m. update (corrected at 12:25 a.m.)The results are in for DeKalb County races:Challenger Steve Bradshaw defeated Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton to represent a district of about 150,000 people in the Stone Mountain area. Bradshaw faces no opposition in November and will take office in January.Tax Commissioner Irvin Johnson kept ...
GA Lottery

Updated: 11:58 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) _ These Georgia lotteries were drawn Tuesday: 5 Card Cash AC-3C-5D-10D-7S (AC, 3C, 5D, 10D, 7S) All or Nothing Day 01-02-03-05-06-07-12-13-18-19-20-24 (one, two, three, five, six, seven, twelve, thirteen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-four) All or Nothing Evening 03-04-05-06-07-08-09-15-17-19-20-24 (three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, fifteen, seventeen, nineteen, ...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

Updated: 11:58 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 02-27-31-33-36 (two, twenty-seven, thirty-one, thirty-three, thirty-six)
Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 4 Evening' game

Updated: 11:52 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "Cash 4 Evening" game were: 3-3-7-5 (three, three, seven, five)
Franklin-Warner, Mack and Rooks maintain leads in Clayton runoff races
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Updated: 11:29 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Updated - 11:07 p.m.Veteran businesswoman Felicia Franklin-Warner has been elected Clayton County’s District 3 commissioner, preliminary results from Tuesday’s runoff election show.With all 15 precincts reported for this particular race, Franklin-Warner coasted to victory Tuesday night after maintaining a solid lead most of the evening over opponent Eric Bell, a ...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

Updated: 11:09 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were: 01-04-31-36-54, Mega Ball: 9, Megaplier: 3 (one, four, thirty-one, thirty-six, fifty-four; Mega Ball: nine; Megaplier: three)
Cobb’s Lee, DeKalb’s Barnes-Sutton lose; Vernon Jones wins state house
Mike Boyce (left) is greeted by former Cobb county commission Chairman Bill Byrne as he works the room during his watch party at Williams Brothers BBQ in the Cobb county commission Chairman’s race. Curtis Compton /ccompton@ajc.com

Updated: 11:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Cobb County voters handed commission Chairman Tim Lee a dramatic defeat Tuesday in what some say is a referendum on his handling of the Atlanta Braves move to the suburbs. With all precincts reporting, in unofficial returns challenger Mike Boyce won 64 percent of the vote. Lee conceded defeat in ...
Read Bill Clinton's speech to the Democratic National Convention
Former President Bill Clinton speaks during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Updated: 10:57 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

These are the prepared remarks of the speech President Bill Clinton gave at the Democratic National Convention. In the spring of 1971, I met a girl. The first time I saw her, we were, appropriately enough, in a class on political and civil rights. She had a big blond hair, ...
Incumbent Sheriff Jackson wins Fulton County runoff, other races in
Polls are closed in Fulton County. BEN GRAY / AJC File Photo

Updated: 10:39 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Election results are in from Fulton County Tuesday.Incumbent sheriff Ted Jackson beat challenger Richard Lankford, a former sheriff who left office more than 20 years ago. The winner in the runoff will face Republican Ben Cowart in November.With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Jackson had 55 percent of the vote ...
Lee concedes defeat to Boyce in Cobb chairman’s race
Cobb County Commission chair candidates Mike Boyce (left) and incumbent Tim Lee are shown during an Atlanta Press Club debate. Lee is up for re-election, and Boyce successfully exploited the controversies related to the SunTrust Park deal to garner 49-percent of the vote. The two candidates are headed for a run-off in July. KENT D. JOHNSON/kdjohnson@ajc.com

Updated: 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

9:55 p.m. update — Lee concedes defeat. Shortly before 10 p.m. Lee announced that his deficit at the polls could not be overcome and he had called Mike Boyce to congratulate him. “I told him we, we would work with him to keep this county going strong,” Lee said, fighting ...
Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Night' game

Updated: 10:23 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "All or Nothing Night" game were: 01-04-05-07-09-12-13-14-17-18-20-22 (one, four, five, seven, nine, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, seventeen, eighteen, twenty, twenty-two)
Roswell officer fired over Confederate flag to fight termination
Roswell Police Department’s Chief Rusty Grant and leaders from Eagles Nest Church and Zion Missionary Baptist join for prayer following recent events, including the Dallas shooting that left five of 12 injured officers dead after a sniper opened fire during a peaceful protest against police violence on July 7, 2016.

10:02 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

A Roswell police sergeant who was fired from her job this month for flying the Confederate battle flag in front of her house is appealing her termination and said Tuesday she had no idea the flag was controversial. In an interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, former police sergeant Silvia Cotriss ...
When is Bill Clinton speaking at the Democratic National Convention?
Clinton and Sanders campaign signs are held during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Updated: 9:41 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Former President Bill Clinton, husband of the newly nominated Hillary Clinton, will be speaking at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night.  According to DNC  schedulers, Clinton should begin speaking between 10 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. See how you can hear him, below. The major networks and the cable channels are broadcasting ...
GOP establishment-backed candidate wins in 3rd congressional district
State Sen. Mike Crane, center, answers a question during an Atlanta Press Club debate in May for Republican candidates in the 3rd Congressional District race. Fellow candidate Drew Ferguson, left, is facing Crane in the July 26 GOP runoff. BRANT SANDERLIN/BSANDERLIN@AJC.COM

9:38 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Former West Point Mayor Drew Ferguson beat state Sen. Mike Crane in the hotly contested Republican runoff in Georgia’s 3rd congressional district Tuesday. Crane conceded the race in a phone call to Ferguson shortly before 10 p.m., a campaign spokeswoman said. Ferguson and Crane were locked in a tense battle ...
Dunwoody police settle civil rights lawsuits for $117,000
Jermaine Muhammad said Officer Dale Laskowski asked him if he had weapons or drugs in his truck, Channel 2 reported. Muhammad said he didn’t, but Laskowski brought out a police dog.

Updated: 9:36 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The lawyer for a man who settled a civil rights lawsuit with Dunwoody police this week said he had to fight to get the records of complaints against the department.“It took us more than a year of kicking and screaming, getting records from these people to find out,” Jermaine Muhammad’s ...
Results from Georgia's Tuesday runoff elections in metro Atlanta
Vote here sign outside Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church in Marietta Tuesday morning May 24, 2016. (BRANT SANDERLIN/BSANDERLIN@AJC.COM)

9:13 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Results of metro Atlanta primary runoff elections July 26, 2016, including Georgia's third congressional district, Cobb County Commission chairman and runoffs in most metro Atlanta counties Cobb County results, including County Commission Chairman Clayton County results DeKalb County results, including County Commission Fulton County results, including sheriff US Congress District ...
Prosecutors: $3 million lottery winner bought, sold meth

Updated: 8:16 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

A man who reportedly used part of his $3 million in lottery winnings to deal drugs has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and firearm charges. Court records show that Ronnie Music of Waycross pleaded guilty on July 22 to charges of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and being a felon in ...
1 killed in gas station shooting

Updated: 7:44 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

One man is dead after a shooting at a Gwinnett County gas station. Gwinnett County Police are investigating the Tuesday afternoon shooting. Police say the incident began when a man stopped to fix a flat tire at the gas station and was confronted by a man that he knew. Police ...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 3 Evening' game

Updated: 7:22 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "Cash 3 Evening" game were: 1-9-7 (one, nine, seven)
Winning numbers drawn in 'Georgia FIVE Evening' game

Updated: 7:22 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "Georgia FIVE Evening" game were: 3-6-7-6-4 (three, six, seven, six, four)
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