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UPS data breach; Suspended for saying 'Bless you;' Tyra gives steamy 'Top Model' tips

Your personal information could be compromised after a data breach at 51 UPS Stores nationwide, including four in Georgia.  UPS says there has been no fraud tied to the hack attack, but they want customers to monitor their cards.  The company is offering free ID theft protection and credit monitoring ...

081914 Ferguson: In an effort to foster some good will Missouri State Higway Patrol trooper D. Reuter chats with protester Robert Clark along West Florissant Avenue on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, in Ferguson.  CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM

Vandals drop rocks on cars; Mostly calm night in Ferguson; Why teen births are down; Blocking video of journalist's death

When Gainesville Police catch them, felony charges will be filed against the four suspects who damaged vehicles when they threw two large rocks off a bridge on I-985 in Gainesville.  No one was hurt.  It happened in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, between 1:30 and 2:15.  One driver says ...

Friend of Ferguson policeman tells his side of Brown shooting; Star 'Exes' dish dirt (VIDEO)

Gunshots were heard, tear gas was felt...and Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson says two people were shot within the group of protesters and at least 31 people arrested after another night of unrest in Ferguson. Meanwhile, a friend of Officer Darren Wilson's girlfriend says the cop is defending his shooting ...

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National Guard deployed to Ferguson; Autopsy: Brown shot 6 times; Dad takes ear, baby devastated (VIDEO)

The first National Guard troops are arriving in Ferguson, Missouri, after another night in the St. Louis suburb saw violence and looting, prompting police in riot gear to use tear gas to push back the unruly crowd--some of whom threw rocks, bottles, and Molotov cocktails at police.An autopsy by well-known ...

State police, protesters harmonize in Ferguson; Officer's name released; Mom arrested for F-bomb

What a difference a day makes.  Protests were peaceful last night in Ferguson, Missouri, after the governor appointed the Missouri Highway Patrol to take over keeping the peace from the much-criticized local police.  There has been a lot of unrest and racial tension in the six days since 18-year-old Michael ...

A protester takes shelter from smoke billowing around him Aug. 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo.

Protests, arrests in Ferguson; Thief calls 911 after victim chases her

With Ferguson, Missouri on their minds, nearly 200 Atlanta college students and others stage a peaceful protest outside the King Center.   In the actual suburban St. Louis town, however, protests turned violent.  Police lobbed tear gas and smoke bombs at the demonstrators.  Some people tossed Molotov cocktails. About 10 ...

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 12:  Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 12, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. Ferguson has experienced two days of violent protests since the killing but, tonight's protest was peaceful.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

New shooting near Ferguson, MO; Bass boosts confidence; Where you can now text 911

There were more protests Tuesday night in Ferguson, Missouri following Saturday's fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager--Michael Brown. Stephen King says since looting began, sales at his St. Louis-area gun stores have quadrupled.  Witnesses say Brown had his hands up and was compliant when he was shot several ...

The mother of the teen, Janie Talley, 41, was present and aware of what her sone was doing and facilitated the recording, police said.

Robin Williams dies of apparent suicide; Mom helps son with 'fire challenge;' Changing Baby's diaper at the table?

Oscar-winning actor/comedian Robin Williams has died.  Friends and fans are stunned at the death of the 63-year-old, who was found dead in his northern California home.  The Marin County sheriff's office says he died of asphyxia; an emergency call came in late Monday morning.  Williams was last seen alive around ...

Protestors rally Aug. 10, 2014, to protest the shooting of Michael Brown, 18, by police in Ferguson, Mo.

Vigil for unarmed teen killed becomes a riot; Douglas County teen dies

Riots rock suburban St. Louis, Missouri, after the weekend's fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager.   Witnesses in Ferguson say 18-year-old Michael Brown didn't deserve to be killed Saturday; one woman said, "He's running this way.  He turns his body, hands in the air, being compliant.  He gets shot ...

MOTHER REACTS TO VERDICT--Monica McBride, mother of Renisha McBride cries during the reading of verdict of guilty of of second-degree murder and manslaughter for Theodore Wafer, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 in Detroit. Walter Ray Simmons, Renisha's father, is at right. Wafer, 55, shot Renisha McBride through a screen door on Nov. 2, hours after she crashed into a parked car a half-mile from his house. The jury convicted Wafer of second-degree murder and manslaughter after deliberating for about eight hours over two days.  (AP Photo/The Detroit News, Clarence Tabb Jr.)

Top APS students to get full ride at GA Tech; Michigan man convicted of killing unarmed teen seeking help

An incredible offer for Atlanta's top students:  Georgia Tech offers automatic admission to every Atlanta Public Schools valedictorian and salutatorian graduating next year.  Not only that, the students will get full tuition scholarships.  The students must complete the admissions process and Tech's pre-requisite coursework, then they can start classes in ...

Boy drowns, 2 men arrested; Vitamin D drops dementia danger; Granny stabs 7-year-old

An East Point police officer opened fire Wednesday afternoon when a man driving a stolen pickup rammed his patrol car during a traffic stop.  Lt. Chris Chandler says the suspect struck the detective as he was climbing out of his car on Washington Road, striking his cruiser and pinning him ...

Recardo Wimbush leaves court during a break in a bond hearing before Gwinnett County Superior Court Judge Karen Beyers Tuesday, August 5, 2014. The former Georgia Tech football star and his wife were denied bond. They are accused of locking their 13 year old son in the basement for months.
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Russian hackers steal a billion passwords; Lower the thermostat to lose weight; 'Ride Along 2' films at GA Capitol

A gang of Russian hackers has stolen 1.2 billion passwords and usernames from 420,000 websites worldwide.  The theft includes some 500,000 e-mail addresses, as well.  The New York Times reports that the identities of the websites broken into have not been made public, but the firm that discovered the theft, Hold ...

August 4, 2014 Atlanta: Students and friends remember Myka Roberts on Monday evening August 4, 2014 during a candle-light vigil for the 16-year-old Westlake High School softball player who was killed Saturday night in a car accident. Fellow student Koryn McLeod was also severely injured in the accident.  BEN GRAY / BGRAY@AJC.COM

Teen fights for life after crash; Falcons debut on 'Hard Knocks;' Georgia basketball recruit loses scholarship over $5.81

It's the first day of school in Gwinnett County today, and the district has its first new school in three years in Northbrook Middle School in Suwanee.  The school is a rehabbed Panasonic warehouse; one of the three buildings houses furniture for the whole school district.  There are new crosswalks ...

Metro Atlanta goes back to school; Teacher fired after students find nude selfies; Son dies upstairs, mom doesn't know (VIDEO)

It's back to school this morning for thousands of metro Atlanta students.  In the capital city, new APS superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen says reshaping the culture of Atlanta Public Schools starts with putting into place the basics that make a big difference, things parents haven't always been able to rely ...

Aaliyah's story is coming to the big screen.

Another Aaliyah biopic is in the works! There's the Wendy Williams produced biopic for Lifetime and just announced Aaliyah's family with the help of her Uncle and former manager Barry Hankerson are bringing the singers life to the big screen starring singer B. Simone (who bares a striking resemblace to ...

Social Commentator Alfred Sirleaf, center rear, gives comment on current events in Liberia including the deadly Ebola virus by speaking and writhing them down on a blackboard as people gather around to listen to him in Monrovia, Liberia, Thursday, July 31, 2014. The worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 deaths in West Africa as the World Health Organization on Thursday announced dozens of new fatalities. (AP Photo/Jonathan Paye-Layleh)

School district pay raise, ebola outbreak ties to Atlanta; back to school

Atlanta Public School employees should get more money in their next pay check.  A district wide pay raise approved by the school board in June has now taken effect.  The amount will depend on tenure and work schedule.  The first day of school for Atlanta Pubic School students is Monday. ...

Emory-Adventist Hospital in Smyrna will close its doors Oct. 31. HANDOUT

UPS investigation; Smyrna hospital to close...

U.P.S. is investigating one of it's drivers.  The investigation comes after a customer in Forsyth County claims he was handed a noose as part of an office delivery.  David Mitchell tells Channel 2 Action News that the white driver shoved the boxes in his chest then handed him the noose ...

These children are now in their grandmother's custody after police say their mother left them in a hot SUV.

Late teen wrestler's family sues school district; Why generic drugs are getting pricier

A mother in southwest Atlanta is charged with four counts of reckless conduct for leaving her four children--ages 6, 4, 2 and 1--in her vehicle while she shopped at Kroger.  Atlanta Police Sgt. Greg Lyon says Charnae Mosley was inside the store for about 16 minutes while the kids sat ...

Singer Aretha Franklin, center, wipes away tears while standing with Chilean author Isabel Allende, left, and former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg, right, during Harvard University commencement ceremonies, Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Cambridge, Mass. Franklin was presented with an honorary Doctor of Arts degree during the ceremony. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

School starts in Rockdale County; Troopers pull over slowpokes; Burger worker scolds Queen of Soul Aretha

School bells ring in Rockdale County.  Students are heading back to school today east of Atlanta, and some of them are getting shiny new iPads. All the fourth- and fifth-grade students at Honey Creek Elementary School will get their own Apple tablets; other classrooms will have five iPad stations each. ...

The family of Laterrika Freeman, a promising athlete at McEachern High School, says she died after a clot in her lungs.

Teen mom files civil rights complaint; Henry County family grieves after officer-involved shooting

A Henry County family is in pain and demanding answers after a police officer kills one of their loved ones.  Police say they got a frantic 911 call Thursday afternoon from a home on Cobb Court.  The woman on the other end did nothing but scream.  Police say when they ...

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