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Video shows apparent assault on substitute teacher


FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Video posted to social media appears to show a student attacking a substitute teacher at Tri-Cities High School in south Fulton County.

Fulton County Schools spokeswoman Susan Hale confirmed the altercation, saying it happened at around 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Woman indicted for Facebook post about killing cops


FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- An East Point woman has been indicted for making social media posts encouraging others to kill white cops.

Ebony Dickens had a brief court appearance Wednesday morning. She pulled up the shirt on her prison uniform to hide her face from cameras.

Dickens, 34, is charged with felony terroristic threats and misdemeanor inciting a riot. Her indictment was handed down Friday by a Fulton County Grand Jury. A trial date has not yet been scheduled.

South Fulton County Economic Development to host career expo

South Fulton County Economic Development to host career expo

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Job seekers, get ready! The Unincorporated South Fulton County Economic Development Initiative will host a Career and Resource Expo on Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Ex-East Point officers indicted in police Tasing death


EAST POINT, Ga. -- Two former East Point police officers have been indicted in the death of a man who was repeatedly tased. 

Former East Point Cpl. Howard Weems and Sgt. Marcus Eberhart were indicted on charges related to the April 2014 death of Gregory Towns. The two are accused of felony murder, involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault and several charges of violation of an oath by a public officer.

12 hurt in MARTA bus accident in East Point


Metro PCS clerk robbed and sexually assaulted


EAST POINT, Ga -- Police are searching for two gunmen and a woman who drove a getaway car in an armed robbery and sexual assault at an East Point cell phone store.

Police said it is very rare that a sexual assault happens during a robbery. "We are endeavoring every means at our disposal to get these people in custody because an act such as this deeply concerns us," said Capt. Cliff Chandler.

Fulton County BOC approves funding to improve efficiency of the elections process

Fulton County BOC approves funding to improve efficiency of the elections process

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- At the Aug. 5 board meeting, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved the purchase of an election/asset management system and Poll Worker on-line training software system recommended by the county’s Department of Registration and Elections. Both systems will align the department to continue resolving issues that arose during the general election and general election runoff of 2008 as well as the primary and general elections of 2012.

“The approval to implement these two systems should improve our department’s ability to conduct elections more efficiently,” states Rick Barron, Director of the Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections. “The 2016 Election Year is fast approaching and having these two systems in place will enable us to be better prepared for the expected increase in turn-out due to it being a Presidential Election year.”