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President Obama discusses Ebola outbreak at CDC Video included

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Calling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to world security, President Barack Obama in Atlanta Tuesday broadly expanded the U.S. response by ordering thousands of troops to the region along with an aggressive effort to train health care workers and build treatment centers.


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Man charged in death of Monroe deputy appears in court Video included

A man accused of shooting two Monroe County deputies appeared before a judge Tuesday afternoon. Christopher Calmer is charged with killing Deputy Michael Norris and wounding Deputy Jeff Wilson.

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Opening statements begin in Burrell Ellis trial Video included

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A trial is underway for a man who is supposed to be serving his second term as DeKalb County's Chief Executive Officer. Burrell Ellis is accused of using his political influence to pressure business vendors for campaign donations in 20012 in exchange for government work.

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Mayor Kasim Reed: talked to 6 possible Hawks owners Video included

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Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed says he has talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks after a racially charged email prompted owner Bruce Levenson to announce he's selling the team. More>>

Victims identified in DeKalb hotel double homicide Video included

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Police have released the names of the victims found dead inside a DeKalb County hotel on Monday.

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Man at center of DeKalb school shooting sentenced Video included

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The case against the man at the center of a DeKalb county school scare will not go to trial. More>>

Braves stadium groundbreaking Video included

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The Atlanta Braves break ground on their new stadium in Cobb County, GA. More>>

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    Police: para-pro admits to slapping child in face

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-09-16 22:11:14 GMT
    A Gilmer County para-pro is facing child cruelty charges after police say she admitted to slapping a special needs child in the face.
    A Gilmer County para-pro is facing child cruelty charges after police say she admitted to slapping a special needs child in the face.
  • President Obama discusses Ebola outbreak at CDC

    President Obama discusses Ebola outbreak at CDC

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-09-16 21:58:12 GMT

    Calling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a potential threat to global security, President Barack Obama is ordering 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the stricken region amid worries that the financial as well as human cost of the outbreak is rapidly spiraling out of control.

    Calling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to world security, President Barack Obama in Atlanta Tuesday broadly expanded the U.S. response by ordering thousands of troops to the region along with an aggressive effort to train health care workers and build treatment centers.


  • Experts: massive worldwide response needed for West Africa

    Experts: massive worldwide response needed for West Africa

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-09-16 21:48:13 GMT
    The United States has called an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council. This is the first time in 14 years the council has met to discuss an international public health crisis.
    The United States has called an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council. This is the first time in 14 years the council has met to discuss an international public health crisis.
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    Teaching your kids the value of money

    Teaching your kids the value of money

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-09-15 15:22:34 GMT
    We've all been tempted to buy that extra toy, or give those extra few dollars to our kids to buy something on impulse...but are those the best habits to pass along?
    We've all been tempted to buy that extra toy, or give those extra few dollars to our kids to buy something on impulse...but are those the best habits to pass along?
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    GA Lottery targets shadow winners

    Sunday, September 14 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-09-14 21:30:57 GMT
    The Georgia Lottery tells the Fox 5 I-Team it's launching a full-scale effort to crack down on so-called "shadow winners.
    The Georgia Lottery tells the Fox 5 I-Team it's launching a full-scale effort to crack down on so-called "shadow winners.
  • Graphic video of Forsyth Co. Courthouse shootout

    Graphic video of Forsyth Co. Courthouse shootout

    Thursday, September 11 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-09-11 20:43:06 GMT
    FOX 5 has an extended clip of the dramatic shootout at the Forsyth County Courthouse.
    FOX 5 has an extended clip of the dramatic shootout at the Forsyth County Courthouse in June.
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  • Wednesday's Child: Todd

    Wednesday's Child: Todd

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-09-11 01:43:21 GMT
    Todd is a talkative and likeable teen who enjoys riding his bike, playing with Nerf guns and playing basketball.
    Todd is a talkative and likeable teen who enjoys riding his bike, playing with Nerf guns and playing basketball.
  • Wednesday's Child: John

    Wednesday's Child: John

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-09-03 23:17:47 GMT
    John is a pleasant and well-mannered teen who enjoys participating in youth group activities at church, playing basketball and football.
    John is a pleasant and well-mannered teen who enjoys participating in youth group activities at church, playing basketball and football.
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    Wednesday's Child: Precious

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:52:28 GMT
    Precious is a creative and intelligent teen who enjoys studying art at school and writing poetry. She also enjoys composing, listening to and recording music, and is interested in the field of medicine and the military.
    Precious is a creative and intelligent teen who enjoys studying art at school and writing poetry. She also enjoys composing, listening to and recording music, and is interested in the field of medicine and the military.
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    President Obama visits Atlanta, Emory, CDC

    President Obama visits Atlanta, Emory, CDC

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-09-16 21:17:19 GMT
    FOX 5 cameras follow along throughout Atlanta as President Obama visits Emory University Hospital and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
    FOX 5 cameras follow along throughout Atlanta as President Obama visits Emory University Hospital and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • President Obama discusses Ebola outbreak at CDC

    President Obama discusses Ebola outbreak at CDC

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-09-16 21:58:12 GMT

    Calling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a potential threat to global security, President Barack Obama is ordering 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the stricken region amid worries that the financial as well as human cost of the outbreak is rapidly spiraling out of control.

    Calling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to world security, President Barack Obama in Atlanta Tuesday broadly expanded the U.S. response by ordering thousands of troops to the region along with an aggressive effort to train health care workers and build treatment centers.


  • Obama's Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

    Obama's Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-09-16 22:04:20 GMT
    The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to...
    President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis...
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