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A rush for uncounted votes scrambles unsettled Georgia governor’s race

Georgia elections officials scrambled Thursday to count a cache of hundreds of ballots that were previously rejected as they raced to comply with the latest federal ruling in the too-close-to-call contest for governor. Democrat Stacey Abrams called the judge’s order a major victory to extend her quest to become the nation’s first black female governor, but Republican Brian Kemp said it...


Reps. Price and Teasley seek recounts of Georgia House elections

Reps. Price and Teasley seek recounts of Georgia House elections

The two closest elections for the Georgia House of Representatives are heading for recounts. State Reps. Sam Teasley and Betty Price, both Republicans, lost re-election by narrow margins, according to initial results. Georgia law gives losing candidates a right to a recount if their margin of defeat is less than 1 percentage point.
Beyond the hotspots: Dining suggestions for Buford Highway enthusiasts

Beyond the hotspots: Dining suggestions for Buford Highway enthusiasts

As is the case with any food phenomenon, not all restaurants share the spotlight equally. Attention is repeatedly pulled to the same few places. Some offer a truly special experience. A good example from Buford Highway is Sushi Hayakawa, where chef Art Hayakawa has won universal acclaim for his skill and meticulous ingredient sourcing.
Review: Hattie B’s delivers the heat but doesn’t live up to the hype

Review: Hattie B’s delivers the heat but doesn’t live up to the hype

For a good many weeks after the Nashville hot-chicken chain Hattie B’s opened just south of Little Five Points in July, passers-by couldn’t help but notice the hovering and insatiable crowd. All day and into the night, a line stretched from the front counter almost out to Moreland Avenue.
New York and D.C. lose, the right says

New York and D.C. lose, the right says

1. To Amazon’s new host cities: Be ready for a lot of change From Washington Post: “Take it from a life-long Seattle resident. It’s not all great.” 2. You Didn’t Get Amazon HQ2. Now What? From WSJ: “Your investment doesn’t have to go to waste. Here’s how the losing cities can attract the next startup. 3.
Is the UGA-Florida Cocktail Party headed for last call?

Is the UGA-Florida Cocktail Party headed for last call?

Here’s what Kirby Smart told reporters after Georgia announced the scheduling of home-and-home sets with Texas (in 2028/2029) and Clemson (2029/2030): “When you come to Georgia, you want to play against the best. And I’ve always believed in playing Power 5 opponents. … Georgia people will travel. They want great games. They want home-and-homes.
Trip to Peru brings comfort to sister of teen who died in 1970 crash

Trip to Peru brings comfort to sister of teen who died in 1970 crash

On a warm, sunny September afternoon, Paula Ashmore finally arrives at a towering cross in the countryside of Cusco, Peru. Protected by an awning, the stone cross, about 10 feet tall, is surrounded by red potted flowers. A string of triangular flags flutters in a gentle breeze.
Pilot error caused military plane crash that killed 9 near Savannah, authorities say

Pilot error caused military plane crash that killed 9 near Savannah, authorities say

Pilot error has been ruled as the cause of a military plane crash that killed nine people outside Savannah in May, according to a report by the U.S. Air Force Accident Investigation Board. The report, which was released Friday, cited several errors made by multiple crew members that led to an inoperative engine, a left wing stalling and the plane eventually nosediving onto Ga.
ONLY ON AJC: Lawmakers in crosswalk may be dimmer than they appear

ONLY ON AJC: Lawmakers in crosswalk may be dimmer than they appear

Drivers in downtown Atlanta are being forced to take a bothersome detour. The Georgia Legislature is back in town for a special session. Mitchell Street, which runs on the south side of the state Capitol, has been closed. A Capitol police squad car, lights a-flashing, blocked the road Tuesday as Georgia Department of Transportation crews hurried to erect barriers.
Braves Manager of the Year: ‘The best is yet to come’

Braves Manager of the Year: ‘The best is yet to come’

At the other end of the awards spectrum from where Ronald Acuna and his Rookie of the Year plaque reside, there you’ll find Brian Snitker, the overnight sensation 40 years in the making. This baseball awards season the Braves certainly had it all covered, from the 20-year-old Acuna to the 63-year-old Snitker, with a trove of Gold Gloves in between.
Roswell man died from carbon monoxide poisoning while in home, police say

Roswell man died from carbon monoxide poisoning while in home, police say

A 25-year-old Roswell man died of carbon monoxide poisoning Saturday while in his home, and authorities said this is a grim reminder of the dangers of the deadly odorless gas. Roswell police found the man, who has not been identified, unconscious upstairs in his home on Lexington Drive, and he later died at the hospital, Channel 2 Action News reported.
Cops: Newnan couple strangled, beat pregnant woman with baseball bat, fists

Cops: Newnan couple strangled, beat pregnant woman with baseball bat, fists

A Newnan couple is accused of beating a pregnant 21-year-old college student with their fists and a baseball bat and attempting to strangle her before threatening her with a gun, police said. Aliah Jelice Chunn, 23, and Romero Stan Clark Jr., 41, were each indicted on three counts of aggravated assault earlier this month, the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.
Couple who allegedly kidnapped their own kids found, detained in Georgia

Couple who allegedly kidnapped their own kids found, detained in Georgia

Two parents from North Carolina were detained in Coweta County on Wednesday after authorities said they kidnapped their own children. Police found the parents with their two children behind a gas station in Grantville, Assistant Police Chief Cliff Schriefer said. The man was identified as Christopher Stewart Bryant by a Coweta County sheriff’s official.
MARTA scrambling to hire police ahead of Super Bowl

MARTA scrambling to hire police ahead of Super Bowl

MARTA is scrambling to hire the police officers it needs to cope with the huge crowds expected to descend on Atlanta for the Super Bowl in less than three months. The agency is about 40 police officers short of full staffing as it prepares for the big game on Feb. 3, MARTA said in response to questions from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Channel 2 Action News.
Ever want a Tri-Five Chevy? Hopefully you didn’t steal this one in Canton

Ever want a Tri-Five Chevy? Hopefully you didn’t steal this one in Canton

Vintage-car enthusiasts would recognize a Tri-Five Chevrolet anywhere, especially one in tip-top condition.  Canton police hope someone in Cherokee County can recognize a 1957 Chevy Bel Air that was reported stolen Friday. The theft took place around 9 p.m. at the AMC Theater on Reinhardt College Parkway, Canton police said in a Facebook post.
While Marietta officer hangs out of car, woman allegedly crashes near Krystal drive-thru

While Marietta officer hangs out of car, woman allegedly crashes near Krystal drive-thru

A Marietta police officer was hanging halfway out of a car as a woman tried to get away from a recent traffic stop, ending in a crash outside a Krystal restaurant, officials said. Channel 2 Action News reported that the woman, identified as Mikayla Lyon, was pulled over for an improper lane change Nov. 3. An officer became suspicious and asked her to exit the car.
Police, neighbors seek answers in Gwinnett woman’s shooting death

Police, neighbors seek answers in Gwinnett woman’s shooting death

Police gathered evidence and talked to residents Thursday as they tried to figure out who fatally shot a 60-year-old woman at her Lawrenceville home. Meanwhile, neighbors had little to say about the death of Cheryl Loving, according to Channel 2 Action News.
Here’s when you can get an early Sunday drink in metro Atlanta

Here’s when you can get an early Sunday drink in metro Atlanta

The wait is over ... at least for most people. Every metro Atlanta community that held a referendum on allowing earlier Sunday alcohol sales appeared to approve the measure on Election Day last week. The General Assembly passed a law known as the “brunch bill, earlier this year, that left it up to local residents to decide whether they want restaurants and wineries to sell alcohol beginning...
Group to protest Yamaha’s fisheries policy at Kennesaw State

Group to protest Yamaha’s fisheries policy at Kennesaw State

A group, including Clarkston’s Mayor Ted Terry, is set to protest Yamaha on Kennesaw State University’s campus on Friday. The protesters feel the company supports legislation that promotes the over-fishing of the oceans, said head organizer Audrey Beedle with environmental advocacy group Mighty Earth. But Yamaha Motor Corp. USA spokesman Martin Peters rebuffed that claim.
Former council member’s $137k City Hall job violated Atlanta charter

Former council member’s $137k City Hall job violated Atlanta charter

When Keisha Lance Bottoms was sworn in as Atlanta’s 60th mayor, she promised that her administration would “re-inspire confidence in our city government” with the most “sweeping ethics and transparency reform package in our city’s history.
North Fulton teacher hailed as hero after helping choking student

North Fulton teacher hailed as hero after helping choking student

When a sixth-grade student started choking during class, Taylor Road Middle School teacher Ellie Dosch’s training launched her into action, Channel 2 Action News reported Thursday. Dosch’s class was having snacks connected to a lesson on J.R.R. Tolkein’s “The Hobbit.” A student took a bite of a doughnut and began choking.
Cobb mom arrested after 2-year-old found wandering outside, alone and shivering

Cobb mom arrested after 2-year-old found wandering outside, alone and shivering

A Cobb County mother was arrested after police said her 2-year-old son was found wandering outside their apartment cold and alone. Channel 2 Action News reported that Andrea Cuervo was charged with reckless conduct since she is alleged to have purposely left the boy at her Kennesaw apartment on Busbee Parkway for a minimum of two hours Sunday.
Georgia woman who stabbed man in his sleep convicted of murder

Georgia woman who stabbed man in his sleep convicted of murder

A woman is scheduled to be sentenced Friday for the stabbing death of a Forsyth County man in his home. Tonya Jane Tidwell, 34, was convicted Tuesday of malice murder, felony murder and aggravated battery in the death of David Eric Guice in December 2016, District Attorney Penny Penn said.
AAAA Second Round Preview

AAAA Second Round Preview

Eight intriguing second round matchups will unfold tomorrow night, and championship contenders bolster both sides of the bracket. Here’s what to watch for in each matchup Woodward Academy faces undefeated Mary Persons for a spot in the quarterfinals.
Roswell sergeant demoted after leaving 13-year-old in freezing police car

Roswell sergeant demoted after leaving 13-year-old in freezing police car

A Roswell police officer who was seen on body camera video leaving a 13-year-old boy in a cold patrol car and taunting him in January has been demoted after an internal investigation, police confirmed. Daniel Elzey, who was a sergeant, was demoted to a police officer II and will be suspended for 30 days without pay, Roswell police Chief Rusty Grant told AJC.com.
‘Piece of scum’ dumps puppy in trash at welcome center, sparks rescue agency outrage

‘Piece of scum’ dumps puppy in trash at welcome center, sparks rescue agency outrage

A puppy was found abandoned in a trash can at the Georgia-South Carolina border earlier this week, but is now recovering and is expected to be put up for adoption. Someone heard the dog, given the name Caroline by Hart County Animal Rescue, crying in the trash can at the I-85 welcome center Tuesday, the agency said in a Facebook post. “Some piece of scum decided to just trash her.
LOCAL IN-DEPTH: Who will pay salary of new Atlanta public safety director?

LOCAL IN-DEPTH: Who will pay salary of new Atlanta public safety director?

When the Atlanta City Council approved nearly $1.9 billion in public subsidies for a massive downtown development project, it was considered a big victory for Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. It turns out the vote in favor of developing the Gulch helped Bottoms secure another major policy imitative: Restructuring the city’s public safety hierarchy.
Police chief dodges questions; 3 fatal chase victim IDs still unknown

Police chief dodges questions; 3 fatal chase victim IDs still unknown

South Fulton Police Chief Keith Meadows walked out of a community forum Thursday morning and drove away from reporters asking about a Sunday night police chase that ended with a horrific crash and three people dead.Just hours after the chief refused to speak, the Georgia State Patrol said it could be months before the identity of the dead could be confirmed.
Georgia adds jobs, but storm tempers growth

Georgia adds jobs, but storm tempers growth

Georgia added a modest number of jobs in October, but it was the 11th of the past 12 with growth, according to figures released by the state’s Department of Labor Thursday. Payrolls expanded by just 2,400 during October, far below the 10,900 average for the previous five Octobers — a month when retailers are typically gearing up for the holidays.
Cherokee man indicted in theft of 13 trucks, motorbikes and ATVs

Cherokee man indicted in theft of 13 trucks, motorbikes and ATVs

A Cherokee County man accused in a vehicle-stealing spree was indicted Wednesday on 25 criminal counts.  Prosecutors said the crimes spanned four weeks from July 20 until Aug. 13, when 25-year-old Jacob “Cole” Henson was found after a high-speed chase and an hours-long search through the woods in Waleska.
Peachtree DeKalb Airport master planning underway

Peachtree DeKalb Airport master planning underway

A workshop will be held tonight as part of the Peachtree DeKalb Airport master planning process. The general-aviation facility is owned by DeKalb County and averages 230,000 takeoffs and landings annually. Formally, its name is the DeKalb-Peachtree Airport.
Watch: Jake Fromm praises offensive line after performance against Auburn

Watch: Jake Fromm praises offensive line after performance against Auburn

Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm had only good things to say about the Bulldogs’ offensive line after their performance in a win over Auburn last week.  “Those guys are doing an incredible job,” Fromm said. “Just keep doing what you’re doing, keep playing physical. Keep grinding on these guys.
Lawmakers consider changing school calendars

Lawmakers consider changing school calendars

Georgia lawmakers considering more uniformity in the setting of school calendars heard Wednesday from state education officials, child advocates, a school boards lobbyist and a family farmer who caters to tourists.  The committee comprises a mix of elected officials and appointees, including representatives of the tourism industry.
Man on Atlanta’s ‘Most Wanted’ list arrested in College Park

Man on Atlanta’s ‘Most Wanted’ list arrested in College Park

The FBI arrested a man Thursday morning who was on Atlanta’s “Most Wanted” list following an alleged armed carjacking last year. Rufus Hurst, 25, was taken into custody by the Atlanta Metro Major Offender task force at a home in College Park, the FBI said in a statement. He was wanted in connection with an incident Feb.
Three key matchups: Cowboys at Falcons 

Three key matchups: Cowboys at Falcons 

NFL coordinators talk about the matchups within the game. If Falcons linebacker Deion Jones plays, his matchup with Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott would be a key to the game. But since Jones’ status is up in the air, it didn’t make the cut.  Here are three key matchups to keep an eye on when the Cowboys (4-5) play the Falcons (4-5) at 1 p.m.
Cherokee OKs $400K to unsnarl I-575 interchanges

Cherokee OKs $400K to unsnarl I-575 interchanges

Cherokee County commissioners have awarded two design contracts valued at nearly $400,000 total for improvements to the I-575 interchanges of Towne Lake and Ridgewalk parkways in Woodstock. Moreland Altobelli Associates is tasked with the “scoping” phase of the projects, the next step after preliminary studies completed in the fall of 2016.
Forsyth firefighters launch ‘Aerial’s House’ toy drive

Forsyth firefighters launch ‘Aerial’s House’ toy drive

The Forsyth County Fire Department invites residents to brighten the holidays of needy children by donating to the annual Aerial’s House toy collection. The initiative is named for a firefighting apparatus, the aerial ladder truck.
Milton seeks $100K in state funds for park restrooms

Milton seeks $100K in state funds for park restrooms

The Milton City Council has approved a project agreement with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources that would secure $100,000 in state funds for the construction of restrooms at Providence Park. Milton will be required to provide a 50 percent match of the Land and Water Conservation Fund grant, according to a memo to the council by Parks and Recreation Director Jim Cregge.
Sandy Springs acquires home for Hammond widening

Sandy Springs acquires home for Hammond widening

The Sandy Springs City Council has approved spending $400,000 to acquire another single-family home that will eventually be razed for the future widening of Hammond Drive. City staff has negotiated the purchase of a house at 623 Lorell Terrace NE, according to a staff report to the council. The property is a home constructed in 1961 on a 0.4-acre lot on Lorell, just north of Hammond.
Cherokee Transition Academy serves special needs students

Cherokee Transition Academy serves special needs students

Cherokee County parents, teachers and administrators recently cut the ribbon to open the school district’s Transition Academy, a career and work center for students with cognitive disabilities. The academy helps young adults ages 18 to 22 to transition into the community upon their exit from the school system, officials said.
Atlanta schools to repay $60M loan early, saving $158,000 in interest 

Atlanta schools to repay $60M loan early, saving $158,000 in interest 

Atlanta Public Schools, which borrowed $60 million this year to cover expenses while waiting to receive tax revenue, will be able to repay that loan six weeks early.  The school board authorized the loan, known as a tax-anticipation note, in August because delays in sending out Fulton County tax bills had caused a cash-flow problem for the school district.
2 killed, 1 injured in shooting at southwest Atlanta gas station

2 killed, 1 injured in shooting at southwest Atlanta gas station

Two people were killed in a triple shooting at a southwest Atlanta gas station Wednesday night. Two men and a woman were shot during an exchange of gunfire at a Chevron at Pryor Road and University Avenue just before 11 p.m., police said.  One man and the woman were found dead in a red car with the right passenger side window shattered, Channel 2 Action News reported.
WEATHER-TRAFFIC UPDATE: Temps drop into 30s ahead of overnight freeze warning

WEATHER-TRAFFIC UPDATE: Temps drop into 30s ahead of overnight freeze warning

Thursday: High: 44 Thursday night: Low: 31 Friday: High: 54 With the rain out of the way, colder air is moving into Atlanta before a freeze warning takes effect later tonight.  The cold temperatures and breezy conditions should be the only weather concern for North Georgia on Thursday, Channel 2 Action News meteorologist Brad Nitz said.
This Life with Gracie: Is our safe place just an illusion?

This Life with Gracie: Is our safe place just an illusion?

If you’re prone to reading and listening to as much news as I do, you might be feeling a little anxious or downright scared about now. I don’t get rattled very easily, and even when I do, I’m able to find comfort in knowing that no matter how things look, God is in control.
Riverdale teen faces murder charges after deadly crash, police chase in Arkansas

Riverdale teen faces murder charges after deadly crash, police chase in Arkansas

A 19-year-old from Clayton County faces murder charges after a police chase in a stolen car ended in a crash that killed two people in Arkansas, KLRT-TV in Little Rock, reported. Gystin Michael Parker of Riverdale faces two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the deaths of George and Kathaline Luster, who were killed instantly in the Sept. 12 incident, the news station reported.
Things to do in and around Atlanta for Thursday, Nov. 15

Things to do in and around Atlanta for Thursday, Nov. 15

The rain should stop, though flash flood warnings continue in the metro area through Thursday morning, and temperatures will stay cold. This gray day should be a good time for some indoor recreation — a scary movie, a thoughtful play, a little comedy and a resurrection. Team Coco comes to Luckie Street Thursday evening for his first show in Atlanta since 2010.
Grade inflation on the rise: Everybody gets an A. 

Grade inflation on the rise: Everybody gets an A. 

In 2015, Montgomery County, Md., decided to stop giving final exams in its high schools. Parents in the high-achieving district were frustrated with testing, maintaining it narrowed curriculum and inhibited creativity. But the elimination of final exams produced a result that is now troubling some parents and teachers -- soaring grades.
GBI arrests 2 on child molestation charges

GBI arrests 2 on child molestation charges

After an investigation, the GBI has arrested two people in Rabun County on child molestation charges. Cody Whitmire, 22, of Tiger, was charged with six counts of child molestation, one count of exploitation of a child and one count of statutory rape, agent Kim Williams said in a statement. Tamtha Watts was also arrested on one count of child molestation. On Oct.
SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket  from Space Coast and lands it

SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket  from Space Coast and lands it

SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket Thursday afternoon from the Kennedy Space Center and landed it on a droneship off the coast of Florida. >> Read more trending news  The unmanned rocket carried the Es'hail-2 communications satellite built by Mitsubishi and owned by the nation of Qatar.
Kim Porter, former model, ex-girlfriend of Diddy, dead at 47

Kim Porter, former model, ex-girlfriend of Diddy, dead at 47

Former model Kim Porter has died, according to TMZ. The tabloid site reported that the actress who dated  music mogul Diddy for 13 years was found dead in her Los Angeles home. >> Read more trending news  A representative for Diddy confirmed the news to TMZ, saying, “Sadly, I can confirm the passing of Kim Porter.
5 things to know before Georgia Tech-Virginia

5 things to know before Georgia Tech-Virginia

With wins in five of the past six games, Georgia Tech seems fully ready for a matchup that should test them on offense and defense. Virginia has a star at quarterback, playmakers on defense and a coach who has tangled plenty with option offenses, including the one operated  by coach Paul Johnson.
Debate settled: This is the right time to put up your Christmas tree

Debate settled: This is the right time to put up your Christmas tree

While it may never reach the level of controversy of how to hang the toilet paper roll or which way to load the dishwasher, the right time to put up the Christmas tree is a heavily-debated household topic. There are answers to this question that depend on everything from Prince Albert to the opinion of tree growers to something called Adelaide Pageant Day.
Sour Patch Kids cereal coming to store shelves, but not everywhere

Sour Patch Kids cereal coming to store shelves, but not everywhere

After weeks of rumors, Post has confirmed there is, in fact, a Sour Patch Kids cereal coming soon. Today reported that the company announced a cereal with the flavors of the sour and sweet gummies will be available Dec. 26. >> Read more trending news  The item will only be at Walmart. According to Thrillist, the cereal has a smell similar to the candy.
Falcons’ Matt Bryant fully participates in practice

Falcons’ Matt Bryant fully participates in practice

Falcons kicker Matt Bryant fully participated in practice Thursday for the first time since suffering a strained right hamstring, according to the team’s official injury report.  Bryant has been out since making a 56-yard field goal against the Buccaneers on Oct. 14. “He’ll take his normal allotment,” Falcons coach Dan Quinn said before practice.
FBI investigating death of American on cruise ship bound for Aruba

FBI investigating death of American on cruise ship bound for Aruba

Investigators with the FBI are probing the death of an American woman on a Princess Cruises ship bound for Aruba, according to multiple reports. The 52-year-old woman, whose name was not released, died early Tuesday while aboard the Royal Princess, The Associated Press reported.

READERS WRITE: NOV. 16

Nitpicking vote shouldn’t be allowed Stacey Abrams’ campaign wants to stretch the rule of law to suit its needs. Without laws, we don’t have a country, but an anarchy. To ask that the voting rules for citizens be ignored is downright illegal.
Falcons on the lookout for Zeke

Falcons on the lookout for Zeke

When Falcons defensive coordinator Marquand Manuel left his weekly news conference, you knew who was on his mind because even though he already had answered questions on multiple topics, as he exited the room, he blurted out, “Ezekiel.” Ezekiel Elliott is coming to Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the first time.
When are metro Atlanta malls open on Thanksgiving, Black Friday?

When are metro Atlanta malls open on Thanksgiving, Black Friday?

Much like last year’s trend, many stores have decided not to open on Thanksgiving Day 2018. But, for those in the metro Atlanta area, don't worry about whether you'll be able to purchase holiday gifts on Thursday and on Black Friday, too. Several malls will be open to get some shopping done once all the turkey, beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes at the Thanksgiving feast are gone.
High-rise with million-dollar condos going up near Terminal West

High-rise with million-dollar condos going up near Terminal West

A 20-story glass and concrete high-rise building is under construction in a coveted Atlanta neighborhood. Seven88 West Midtown will include 279 residences and penthouses with floor-to-ceiling windows on West Marietta Street near its intersection with Howell Mill Road, a press release said.
Rapper Young Dolph returning to Memphis to hand out Thanksgiving turkeys

Rapper Young Dolph returning to Memphis to hand out Thanksgiving turkeys

A rapper is giving back to the city that he says made him who he is today.  Young Dolph will make a guest appearance for teens and young adults from Memphis Athletic Ministries on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 4:30 p.m. >> Read more trending news  Students from all five ministry locations will be bused to a Memphis community center to hear a message delivered by Young Dolph.
First responders rescue woman escaping California wildfires in wheelchair with dog 

First responders rescue woman escaping California wildfires in wheelchair with dog 

Rescuers last Thursday helped a woman who was escaping the California wildfires in a wheelchair, holding a small dog.  >> Read more trending news  Cal Fire Deputy Chief Scott McLean found the woman along the side of the road near where the Camp Fire, one of the most destructive in state history, was raging, KGO reported.
Braves’ Ronald Acuna hits home run against Japan in All-Star series

Braves’ Ronald Acuna hits home run against Japan in All-Star series

The Braves’ Ronald Acuna Jr. hit a home run but the MLB All-Stars lost to Japan for the fifth time in a six-game international series Thursday in Nagoya, Japan. Acuna, who was name the National League Rookie of the Year Monday, went deep in the eighth against Yu Sato.  Acuna was 2-for-5 but had two strikeouts. He finished the series with a .208 average.
Jurors in Uber Eats driver’s case will deliberate Friday morning 

Jurors in Uber Eats driver’s case will deliberate Friday morning 

Was Robert Bivines justified in killing Ryan Thornton? That’s the question jurors must answer when deliberations begin Friday morning.  Bivines, 36, a former Uber Eats driver, has long claimed he shot and killed Thornton, 30, in self-defense after he was threatened while delivering food to Thornton’s Buckhead condominium on the night of Feb. 17.
AJC, WSB ask for records to be made public in case against Braves, MLB

AJC, WSB ask for records to be made public in case against Braves, MLB

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and WSB-TV on Thursday asked a Fulton County judge to stop allowing the Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball to seal records in ongoing litigation with the family of a man who fell to his death over a guardrail at Turner Field. The lawsuit was filed by Laura Murrey, whose 60-year-old husband died Aug. 29, 2015.
Pregnant woman slain with crossbow; unborn son survives

Pregnant woman slain with crossbow; unborn son survives

Imtiaz Muhammad was putting a cardboard box in his family’s garden shed Monday morning when he found his wife’s ex-husband hiding there -- with a loaded crossbow.  When all was said and done, Muhammad’s pregnant wife, Sana Muhammad, 35, was dead and their tiny son, born by emergency Cesarean section, was fighting for his life.
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