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Police: 1 dead, 1 injured in Riverdale shooting

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New details have been released about a deadly shooting at a home on Radford Drive in Riverdale.
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Mother calls for answers in daughter’s murder Video included

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It's been two weeks since a woman was shot and killed inside her DeKalb County home and her family is asking anyone with information to come forward. More>>

Dr. Commander cries on witness stand Video included

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The man who claims to have thousands of Hindu followers around the world took the witness stand in his federal money laundering trial and broke down in tears. More>>

Nunn ramps up attacks on Perdue at Senate forum Video included

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Democrat Michelle Nunn on Thursday ramped up her attacks on Republican David Perdue in Georgia's closely watched Senate race, portraying her opponent as an obstructionist who would continue gridlock in Washington. More>>

Bystander hit during shooting between suspect and police officer Video included

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Police confirm an 18-year-old woman was hit during a shooting between a theft suspect and a College Park police officer Thursday. Police do not believe she had anything to do with the incident. More>>

4 charged in University Avenue deadly shooting

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Police have arrested four suspects in connection with a deadly shooting that happened on University Avenue. More>>

Ga. BOE votes on snacks in school Video included

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The Georgia Board of Education voted 9-1 Thursday in favor of an exemption to national snack food guidelines. More>>

Is the discharge of two American Ebola patients safe? Doctor says yes Video included

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Dr. Kent Brantly walked into Thursday's press conference showing no signs of his almost month-long battle with the deadly Ebola virus.
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DNR search and rescue training Video included

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DNR rangers conducted their annual search and rescue helicopter training Thursday at Tallulah Gorge State Park. 
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Dalton police investigate overnight stabbing

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The Dalton Police Department is investigating a stabbing attack that happened early Thursday morning. More>>

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Both American Ebola patients released from Emory University Hospital Video included

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"Today is a miraculous day. I'm reunited with my family" Dr. Kent Brantly stated to a room full of international media, doctors, and family. Brantly is one of two patients now released after recovery of the Ebola virus.
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4 arrested in Cherokee Co. drug bust

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The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office confirms four arrests have been made in a drug bust at a Canton home. More>>

Strong storms leave damage across the metro Video included

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Severe thunderstorms moved through metro Atlanta Wednesday, leaving behind damage. More>>

Group rallies in West End Park to protest Mo. shooting

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A group of demonstrators gathered in Atlanta to protest the fatal shooting of an unarmed man in Ferguson, Missouri. More>>

Developer: Kenerly never asked for bribe Video included

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Prosecutors considered him their key witness, a longtime Gwinnett developer given immunity to spill what he knew about corruption inside county government. David Jenkins testified before a Gwinnett grand jury in 2010. He also met multiple times with prosecutors. Those interviews were videotaped. Four years later, prosecutors agreed to a no contest plea bargain with former commissioner Kevin Kenerly on one count of bribery. He will serve 10 years on probation and pay a $10,000 fine.
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Police: hundreds of accounts breached

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Hundreds of card numbers have been stolen by a group of thieves in Henry County. More>>

McDonough family furious over plea deal Video included

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A family is furious over a plea deal in the murder case of their daughter. More>>

Teen found with bullets at school faces charges

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Atlanta police say a 15-year-old boy who was found with bullets at a high school is facing criminal charges. More>>

Thieves pretend to be from Georgia Power Video included

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Authorities have issued numerous warnings about a scam, yet a Buckhead business was taken for nearly $1,000. More>>

Police: domestic fight leads to SWAT standoff Video included

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Police in Cobb County say a man barricaded himself inside a home early Wednesday, forcing a SWAT unit to respond. It happened at home on Spring Mountain Lane and Lost Mountain Road.
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Suspected DUI driver strikes officer's car

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An Atlanta Police officer was hurt after his squad car was struck by a suspected drunk driver.
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Unauthorized traffic stops in Greene County

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A county manager is accused of making unauthorized traffic stops in Greene County. More>>

Atlanta City Councilman's expenditures reviewed Video included

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Atlanta City Councilman Michael Bond's travel expenses are being investigated by ethics officers. More>>

Reality TV Star Todd Chrisley faces tough questions Video included

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It's one of the hottest reality TV shows in the country and it stars an Atlanta millionaire.It's called "Chrisley Knows Best" and Todd Chrisley is the flamboyant lead.But Senior I-team reporter Dale Russell has been digging through court records and says "reality" means something different to people who have done business with Chrisley. More>>

Police arrest 3 suspects after Best Buy shoplifting Video included

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The Acworth Police Department is investigating a shoplifting incident in Cobb County that led to the arrest of three people. More>>

Helicopter crash kills Alabama Power worker, pilot

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Alabama Power officials say a utility worker and a pilot have died in a helicopter crash in Tuscaloosa County. More>>

St. Louis police shoot, kill knife-wielding suspect Video included

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A large crowd, some chanting "Hands up, don't shoot," gathered Tuesday at the site where St. Louis police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man after a reported convenience store robbery. More>>

Oconee Co. officers save inmate Video included

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Two Oconee County sheriff's deputies are being credited for saving the life of an inmate who was having a heart attack. More>>

Rider records knife attack at MARTA station Video included

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MARTA Police are urging their riders to use Marta's new "See and Say" app to report suspicious activity. The reminder comes after someone posted disturbing video of an August 9 knife attack at the Ashby Road MARTA station. More>>

Family: County won't pay medical bills for baby 'Bou Bou' Video included

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A toddler hit by a SWAT team's flash-bang grenade is doing much better, but his family says they have been stuck with mounting medical bills. More>>

McNair Academy hero turns tragedy into triumph Video included

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The woman credited for saving her students from an enraged gunman a year ago has turned a potential tragedy into triumph. More>>

2 arrested, bomb squad called out to DeKalb home

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Police called out the DeKalb County Bomb Squad to a home after serving arrest warrants and noticing a suspicious shed. More>>

Thousands gather in Atlanta to protest Missouri shooting Video included

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Thousands of people packed the streets of downtown Atlanta Monday night to call for justice in the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. More>>

Henry Co. police search for shoplifters Video included

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Police are searching for a group of shoplifters after a man was caught stealing electronics from a Walmart in Henry County.
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Barrow sheriff's office seizes $2.2 million in opium Video included

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Barrow County sheriff's officials say they've seized more than $2.2 million dollars' worth of opium.Lt. Matt Guthas said Monday that 38-year-old De Yang is charged with drug possession, intent to distribute and drug trafficking. More>>

Liquor store burglary suspect arrested

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Police have arrested a suspect after an overnight business break-in, in northwest Atlanta. More>>

Tobacco use banned at Kennesaw city parks

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The Kennesaw city council voted Monday night to ban the use of all tobacco products in the city's parks, including the ban on e-cigarettes. More>>

Police flash bang explosion training Video included

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An incident in Habersham County, more than two months ago, had many asking if police went too far after a no-knock search warrant resulted in a flash bang grenade going off in a toddler's play pen. More>>

Atlanta city employees oppose cash payouts to senior staffers Video included

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Several city of Atlanta employees are expressing outrage over cash payouts to some of the city's senior staffers, including Chief of Police George Turner. More>>

GBI investigates accidental shooting death in Helen Video included

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation released new information Monday on shooting and death of a woman in Helen late Saturday night. More>>

DeKalb Safety Director returns from Ferguson

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DeKalb County's Public Safety Director has returned home from Ferguson, Missouri and describes the situation as volatile.
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Officials probe deck collapse that injured 5 people Video included

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Five people are recovering from injuries after a deck collapsed at an apartment complex in Brookhaven Saturday night. More>>

Woman rescued from Chattahoochee River

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Emergency crews were called out to the Chattahoochee River on Monday to rescue a woman who was reportedly stranded on a rock. More>>

East Point Police chief resigns

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After two and a half years in the post, East Point Police Chief Woodrow Blue resigned Monday. More>>

Woman who stole police car in jail

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The woman who stole a Cobb County Police officer's unit and took it on a joyride down Interstate 75 into Atlanta, ultimately causing a major crash on the Downtown Connector, is finally in jail.
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Husband of U.S. Ebola patient cleared from quarantine Video included

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The husband of U.S. Ebola patient Nancy Writebol finally got to visit her on Sunday. David Writebol completed a 3-week quarantine following his return from Liberia to Charlotte, North Carolina and was cleared to travel to Emory University Hospital to visit with his wife. More>>

Missouri governor sends National Guard to Ferguson Video included

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People protest Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer last Saturday in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People protest Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer last Saturday in Ferguson, Mo.
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Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets well ahead of a curfew.


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Cobb County airport to build customs facility

Cobb County officials say upgrades to an airport in Kennesaw are expected to help the facility begin receiving international flights. More>>

Another Ebola problem: Finding its natural source

Health officials believe that most cases of Ebola in West Africa are spreading person-to-person. But preventing future outbreaks may depend on... More>>

Body of Georgia man found in Yellowstone River

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The body of a 22-year-old Georgia man who went missing a week ago while tubing in Yellowstone National Park has been recovered. More>>

Got $1M to run for Congress? Barrow rival is close

Regardless of whether he wins election to Congress this fall, Augusta businessman and Republican Rick W. Allen is on the brink of joining an exclusive club in Georgia politics - candidates willing to spend $1 million of... More>>

Brunswick area reporting record tourism year

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Coastal Brunswick and its neighboring islands are reporting record tax figures that show how tourism is booming. More>>

Savannah police: 6 hurt in car chase after robbery

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Police in Savannah say six bystanders were injured, three of them seriously, in a chain of car crashes with robbery suspects being chased by officers. More>>

Delays for SC nuclear plant pressure industry

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Delays are piling up as companies build new nuclear plants, raising further questions about whether utilities can control the costs. More>>

Ga. vets treating sea turtle bitten by shark

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Veterinarians on the Georgia coast are treated a 190-pound sea turtle found on an island beach suffering from a shark bite. More>>

Groundbreaking set for GA military training center

A groundbreaking ceremony has been set for next week for a new Military Academic Training Center in Warner Robins. More>>

Monroe chief to lead GA Assoc. of Chiefs of Police

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Monroe Police Chief Keith Glass has been named the new president of the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police. More>>

Atlanta, Fulton residents get into zoo for free

Atlanta and Fulton County residents can enjoy Atlanta's zoo for free this weekend. More>>

Death of suspected molester apparent suicide

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Investigators say the death of a man accused of repeatedly raping and molesting unconscious girls appears to have been a suicide. More>>

Ex-plant head testimony dominates salmonella trial

Two weeks into the trial of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak, testimony by a former manager of a southwest Georgia peanut plant blamed for the outbreak has dominated the court's time. More>>

US doctor with Ebola says he's recovering

An American doctor infected with Ebola while working in western Africa says he is "recovering in every way" and holding onto the hope of a reunion with his family. More>>

Arrested federal judge keeps getting $200K salary

An Alabama federal judge stripped of his caseload following his arrest on domestic violence charges in Atlanta will continue receiving his annual salary of nearly $200,000. More>>

Report: CDC scientist kept quiet about flu blunder

An investigation into a potentially dangerous blunder at a government lab found that a scientist kept silent about the accident and revealed it only after other employees noticed something fishy. More>>

Ga. Board of Education member plans public hearing

Georgia State Board of Education member Barbara Hampton plans a public hearing in metro Atlanta on student progress and problems in public education. More>>

Elvis always in the building at Ga. woman's home

Elaine Greene visits the E.R. several times a day. More>>

Drunk drivers targeted in Ga. Labor Day crackdown

The Governor's Office of Highway Safety says it is planning a crackdown on DUI drivers during the Labor Day weekend travel period. More>>

Georgians tout passenger trains to Atlanta

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Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson and State Rep. Calvin Smyre were part of a delegation that met this week with high-ranking federal officials on the subject of the proposed rail line between Columbus and Atlanta. More>>

Emory executive VP for health affairs to step down

Emory University's executive vice president for health affairs has announced that he will step down. More>>

Welcome home party for Griffin soldier Video included

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Army Specialist Samuel Austin Strickland is back from a tour of duty in Afghanistan and Friday was his birthday. More>>

Tech Check: Cyber Monday

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The Monday after Black Friday is traditionally called Cyber Monday in the retail world. That is the busiest online shopping day of the year. More>>

Tech Check: Back-to-school apps

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A smartphone won't do your student's homework for them, but it might help.  In fact, there are a few apps that both students and parents might want to consider this school year. More>>

Tech Check: Tablet vs. Laptop for back-to-school

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It is a debate between what type of technology you need to get for your student. The question now, should you get a laptop or a tablet? More>>

Tech Check: Pet Check

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This week's "Tech Check" could easily be renamed "Pet Check." Man's best friend has apps of the canine kind. More>>

Tech Check: Red Cross Hurricane app

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While keeping an eye on Isaac, this week's Tech Check presents a new mobile app from the American Red Cross that could help families safe and in touch during natural disasters. More>>

Tech Check: Rumor has it

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It is rumor and reality in this week's Tech Check. More>>

Tech Check: iPhone 5 Fever

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The big news in the tech world this week has been and probably will continue to be the iPhone 5 announcement. Apple is expected to roll out the newest installment to the iFamily this week. More>>

Tech Check: A private Big Brother or chance for big deals?

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What if a company acted like Big Brother so they could get you a good discount on your next purchase? Would you be willing to give up a little privacy to get a best deal that are relevant to you? More>>

Tech Check: Gangnam Style

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Does the Gangnam Style video hold the key to helping your fussy child calm down quickly?
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Tech Check: Loyalty rewards app Video included

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Are you a fan of loyalty cards? The cards a business give you which may punch a hole for each visit or purchase? How many times have you forgotten those cards when you go somewhere? More>>

Tech Check: iPad 3

The internet is wild with rumors of the next iPad. More>>

Tech Check: Kindle Fire

In this Tech Check, FOX 5's Doug Evans reports that the Kindle Fire has apparently done what no other tablet had done before: take a bite out of Apple. More>>

Tech Check: Google Earth

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Google Earth is fascinating, and you've probably used it to spy down on your house from space. Now there are claims that with Google Earth, new pyramids have been discovered in Egypt. Could that be true? More>>

Tech Check: Health and Fitness Apps

Your smart phone just might be the key to good health and fitness in 2012. If healthy living through exercise was your goal in the New Year, there may be apps that might help you get the job done. More>>

Tech Check: Protective Cases

If you’re giving a tech gift this Christmas like an iPhone or iPad, you might consider an additional stocking stuffer to go along with it. More>>

Tech Check: Pandora Christmas Music

In this Tech Check, FOX 5's Doug Evans found an app that could bring a little extra cheer to your holiday season!  And, the price is right-- Pandora is free! More>>

Tech Check: Battery Life

The number one complaint among smart phone users is dropped calls, number two is dead batteries. But, you might be able to help your smartphone battery last a little longer with this Tech Check. More>>

Tech Check: iHospital Opens in Atlanta

They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but that’s not true at the iHospital. In this Tech Check, FOX 5’s Doug Evans reports on the new hospital that has opened its doors for broken Apple products. More>>

Tech Check: Photo Apps for Smartphones

It seems like more people these days are taking pictures with their phones than with cameras. So which apps are the best for your photos? More>>

Tech Check: Social Media and Severe Storms

In the wake of last week's deadly tornado outbreak, a Facebook page has been set up and dedicated to the thousands of pictures and personal items found all over the southeast after the storms. In this Tech Check, Fox 5's... More>>

Tech Check: The tablet size war

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Suddenly size matters in the tablet wars and it is all about the 7-inch tablet. While the iPad is the undisputed king of the tablet wars, its screen measures 9.7 inches while several others are offering a size that might be a better fit. More>>

Tech Check: Devices change the face of summer reading

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Are you deep into your summer reading?  Is it a book made of paper or an eBook? More>>

Tech Check: How to find a lost smart phone

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You've searched for it everywhere: in your kitchen, the bathroom, in between the couch cushions, under you bed, and even in your car. Did you leave it at work? How do you find it? More>>

Tech Check: Military PTSD app

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Georgia welcomed home some of its brave men and women at Fort Benning on Saturday after being deployed in Afghanistan for nearly two years. More>>

Tech Check: Cycle Atlanta

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The city of Atlanta is getting into the mobile app business and its first venture is for cyclists. There is a new app designed to improve and promote cycling in the city. More>>

Tech Check: Windows 8 premiers with little fanfare

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Remember when the launch of a new windows operating system was a really big deal? Remember when Microsoft ruled the headlines of the tech world? More>>

Tech Check: Live TV on your smart phone

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Are you away from your television for longer periods of time, but want to be able to see the latest shows, news, and weather coverage on FOX 5? More>>

Tech Check: Ultraviolet light germ-killing devices

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Ultraviolet Light is being used to kill germs and there are several products on the market right now that make claims to do just that using UV. The idea has been a big hit with moms. More>>

Tech Check: What to look for in a tablet

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There are a mind-boggling number of choices this year if you are in the market to buy a tablet. But don't worry: choice is good and there are people that can help. More>>

Tech Check: Fernbank Museum app

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What if you could make a museum exhibit come to life? It sounds like a movie plot, but for one museum in metro Atlanta, it's becoming closer to a reality. More>>

Tech Check: The Texting Revolution

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It was 20 years ago this week when the first text message was ever sent. Texting has significantly changed our world, but the text message is still just 160 characters. More>>

Tech Check: The Touchscreen PC

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If you are looking to purchase a laptop or desktop computer for Christmas, consider getting a touchscreen. More>>

Tech Check: Buying the right smart phone

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Buying a smart phone this Christmas? Trying to navigate through the overwhelming choices can be hard, but it will be easier knowing how to buy one. More>>

Tech Check: Getting gifts for moms

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Shopping for the women in your life can be tough when it comes to technology especially for mothers. More>>

Tech Check: Super Bowl TV buying tips

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The Falcons are ONE WIN from the Super Bowl—and you know you'll need a new TV to watch that big game!  Every year, the stores are set for big sales around Super Bowl time, and we've got what you need to know to make the right choice. More>>

Tech Check: Cases for iDevices

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Did you get a new iPad for Christmas? Have you thought about a case for it? More>>

Tech Check: Favorite smart phone gadgets

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It is amazing what a smart phone can do and the list keeps growing longer and longer every day. More>>

Tech Check: Fitness tech

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Is fitness your goal for the New Year? There's an app for that! More>>

Tech Check: Weather radio app

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The tornado outbreak affecting north Georgia this week is a cautionary tale for the rest of Georgia as we head into the time of year that more powerful storms might move into the state. More>>

Tech Check: Valentine's Day

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There is usually nothing romantic about a smart phone, but with Valentine's Day coming up, it is a necessity. More>>

Tech Check: Selling used cars online only

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What is the most expensive thing you have ever bought online? How about a car? More>>

Tech Check: Iris home controls

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Imagine having a remote control for everything you own in your home. You can have that in the palm of your hands, or rather in your smart phone. More>>

Tech Check: Cutting the (phone) cord

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More and more people are cutting the cord, ditching their traditional home phones and going wireless. More>>

Tech Check: March Madness

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March Madness is coming and this year you don't need to waste paper or time checking your brackets. There's an app for that. More>>

Tech Check: Graduation gifts

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Shopping for graduation gifts can be a headache, especially when the graduate in your life may be asking for the latest, greatest gadget. More>>

Tech Check: Sayroom app

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Students from Georgia State University are behind a new social media app that helps you speak your mind-- literally.  It's called Sayroom, and we've got details in this week's Tech Check. More>>

Tech Check: Belkin net cam

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In this Tech Check, we're thinking about working parents who might like to keep a little closer eye on their kids while they're at home this summer. More>>

Tech Check: Father's Day buys

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Father's Day is coming up fast and if you don't have present for your father, but don't want to get him another tie, we have a few suggestions. More>>

Tech Check: ES12 golf device Video included

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A new device can track the distance of your golf ball, help you improve your swing and even become your virtual caddy. Did we mention it also keeps score all through your smart device? More>>

Tech Check: Front Flip app

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The loyalty cards on customer's key chains may be going out of fashion making way for the loyalty apps. There is a new one that has hit Atlanta called Front Flip. More>>

Tech Check: Clinical trials apps

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Several apps have been created to help cancer patients find clinical studies and learn more about their disease. More>>

Tech Check: New iPhone rumors

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There seems to be a lot of agreement among the online tech sites that the replacement for the iPhone 5 will not be revolutionary. More>>

Tech Check: Smart phone storm prep

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If the recent rash of rain has you worried about your family's safety, you may want to start thinking of different ways your smartphone can actually help you in severe weather situations. More>>

Tech Check: Jawbone fitness band

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Imagine a device that you can wear that will track your vital signs including how much you exercise, sleep and the movements you make. More>>

Tech Check: Back-to-school and tablet choices

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It's back-to-school time, and Georgia's tax-free holiday happens August 9 and 10.  Now might be the time to include a tablet on that shopping list, but don't worry—you don't have to spend big bucks.  This week, you might actually save big bucks instead! More>>

Tech Check: Back-to-school apps

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More students than ever before will be bringing their own technology to school this year.  Here are some apps to help your students use their tablets or smartphones to stay organized. More>>

Tech Check: Pet tech

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These are the dog days of summer, even if it doesn't feel like it because of all the rain. And we thought it would be nice to profile technology to keep your pets safe, healthy and happy. More>>

Tech Check: Google Glass

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In case you haven't heard the buzz about it, Google Glass is wearable technology that may just promise to take smart devices to the next level, but through all the buzz there is some controversy. More>>

Tech Check: Gridiron gizmos

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This week's Tech Check is divided up into quarters just in time for the football season to kickoff. The end of August signals the beginning of gridiron games and technology can help you prepare. More>>

Tech Check: Slingbox

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Why not take television with you? If you have cable, you are paying for it anyway, but you can't possibly be home all the time watching it. So, how can you take it with you? More>>

Tech Check: iOS7 launch

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A big chunk of the Apple world will be downloading the new iOS7 this week. It is an update of the operating system on iPhones, iPads and iTouches. It is a free update to users. More>>

Tech Check: Nokia Lumia 1020

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Serious smartphone photographers will want to check out a particular smartphone with an advanced camera. More>>

Tech Check: Device insurance

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An Atlanta-based company is giving some device owners a little piece of mind when it comes to damaging, drowning, losing or having a device stolen. More>>

Tech Check: Galaxy Gear

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Maybe it will kill the mystic around so many stories with similar communication devices, but to the tech-savvy individual, the future is now thanks to the new Samsung Galaxy Gear.
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Tech Check: Halloween apps 2013

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All Hallow's Eve is nearly upon us and we have a few suggestions on app that will help make fun and the right type of scary. More>>

Tech Check: iPad Air

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he new iPad is not that light, but it is noticeably lighter than the previous iPods. FOX 5's Doug Evans got a first-hand look at the new iPad Air thanks to the folks at Verizon. More>>

Tech Check: Dyle TV on the go

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More people are watching television on the go these days and the portable kitchen counter television of old has been has been replaced. Even the watchman has been retired. More>>

Tech Check: Black Friday apps let you skip the lines

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What if we told you that you didn't need to stand in line on Black Friday, but could do it all from the palm of your hand with two free apps? Tech Check's Doug Evans has a new way to shop for the best deal. More>>

Tech Check: Black Friday electronics war

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It is the final countdown to Black Friday and if you're in the market for electronics, this could be the Christmas to buy and buy big. More>>

Tech Check: Smartphones for children

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It is one of those issues parents now face with the advent of the latest tech generation: When should your children get smart phones? And now is a good time to buy with all the holiday sales. More>>

Tech Check: Off-the-radar gifts

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Some tech gifts just don't get all the big headlines that other do during the holiday season. So, for those who are looking for the perfect gift for the tech person in your life who has everything, we have some off-the-radar suggestions. More>>

Tech Check: Isis Mobile Wallet

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Did you know it take people 20 minutes to realize they have left their wallet at home? But it only takes them four minutes to realize they have forgotten their smartphone. More>>

Tech Check: Put a case on it

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How do you protect your new tablet? You got a new tablet this Christmas, but for those who are worried about how to protect it, we found a simple solution.It's called iBallz. Yeah, it has a funny name, More>>

Tech Check: YouTube Top Videos of 2013

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The year is drawing to a close and it is time to look back at YouTube's top trending video of 2013. More>>

Tech Check: Prepaid phone plans

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You can save almost 50 percent on your mobile phone bill by going with a prepaid plan. Those prepaid phones have gotten a bad rap over the years with a lot of people considering the phones cheap, but prepaid is getting a second look in the tech world these days. More>>

Tech Check: Tech Check: Fitness app helps charities

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We are halfway through February and you might be slowing down on meeting your fitness goal. But a smartphone app has the ability to energize your workout routine and help your favorite charity all at the same time. More>>

Tech Check: Fitbit Flex

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We're now approaching six weeks into the New Year. How are those resolutions going? Need some help? How about some fitness gadgets that can help breathe some new life into your goals for a healthier New Year? More>>

Forsyth County fugitive captured

He has been on the run for years from Forysth County detectives, but finally they have their man. Kenneth Dustin Grant is accused of drugging young girls and assaulting them.
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Families receive help getting back to school

In just a few weeks, children will be heading back to school. This means they will need school supplies and other necessities, but what about those children who are less fortunate? FOX 5's Cory McGinnis has more on how Hosea Feed the Hungry is stepping in to help.
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    US diplomats barred from ice bucket challenge

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:35:29 GMT
    The charity stunt has lured athletes, celebrities, politicians and rock stars and gone viral on the Internet, but don't look for U.S. diplomats to get in on the fun.
    The charity stunt has lured athletes, celebrities, politicians and rock stars and gone viral on the Internet, but don't look for U.S. diplomats to get in on the fun.
  • Pentagon condemns Russian movements into Ukraine

    Pentagon condemns Russian movements into Ukraine

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:25:16 GMT
    A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. government "strongly condemns" the unilateral movement of a Russian convoy into Ukraine.
    The Pentagon on Friday condemned the movement of a Russian convoy into eastern Ukraine, calling it a violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and demanding that it be withdrawn.
  • Five injured in Dekalb Co. deck collapse

    Five injured in Dekalb Co. deck collapse

     Five people, including three children, were rushed to the hospital after a deck collapsed in Brookhaven. A neighbor came to the rescue after one child was trapped under chunks of concrete.
     Five people, including three children, were rushed to the hospital after a deck collapsed in Brookhaven. A neighbor came to the rescue after one child was trapped under chunks of concrete.
  • Tech Check: Back to school

    Tech Check: Back to school

    This time last year, we were still posing the question: Should you buy a laptop of a tablet for you school aged child? That debate appears to be over and the tablets have won.
    This time last year, we were still posing the question: Should you buy a laptop of a tablet for you school aged child? That debate appears to be over and the tablets have won.
  • Atlantans message to Ferguson, Mo.

    Atlantans message to Ferguson, Mo.

     People in Atlanta are voicing strong opinions on the tensions in Ferguson, Mo. Many are using their pocketbooks and music to send a message.
     People in Atlanta are voicing strong opinions on the tensions in Ferguson, Mo. Many are using their pocketbooks and music to send a message.

  • Officer gets a life-savng gift

    Officer gets a life-savng gift

     A law enforcement officer Raleigh Callaway will be getting a life-saving gift. A FOX 5 viewer has reached out to give him a new kidney.
     A law enforcement officer Raleigh Callaway will be getting a life-saving gift. A FOX 5 viewer has reached out to give him a new kidney.

  • Fulton Sheriff helps the homeless

    Fulton Sheriff helps the homeless

     The Fulton County Sheriff's Office is trying to reach out to those who need help the most. Saturday, they hit the streets to give back to the homeless.
     The Fulton County Sheriff's Office is trying to reach out to those who need help the most. Saturday, they hit the streets to give back to the homeless.
  • Remember fallen Griffin officer

    Remember fallen Griffin officer

    Friends and colleges paid tribute to Officer Kevin Jordan who was killed a few months ago. Riders took to their motorcycles on a mission to make sure the family had the support they need.
    Friends and colleges paid tribute to Officer Kevin Jordan who was killed a few months ago. Riders took to their motorcycles on a mission to make sure the family had the support they need.
  • Brother saves 3-year-old sister

    Brother saves 3-year-old sister

     It was nearly a wedding day tragedy for a bride and groom as their 3-year-old daughter almost drowned in a pool, but thanks to some quick think by her brother, she is alive.
     It was nearly a wedding day tragedy for a bride and groom as their 3-year-old daughter almost drowned in a pool, but thanks to some quick think by her brother, she is alive.

  • Braves almost in the Hall of Fame

    Braves almost in the Hall of Fame

    Sunday, former Braves manager Bobby Cox and his two pitchers, Tom Glavin and Greg Maddux will officially be members of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
    Sunday, former Braves manager Bobby Cox and his two pitchers, Tom Glavin and Greg Maddux will officially be members of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • Police searching for suspect in deadly shooting

    Police searching for suspect in deadly shooting

    One man is dead after a brazen shooting on University Avenue on Saturday.
    One man is dead after a brazen shooting on University Avenue on Saturday.
  • Thieves steal 300 gallons of diesel from gas station

    Thieves steal 300 gallons of diesel from gas station

    It's a strange case of "pump and run." One store owner in Newton County says more than 300 gallons of diesel was swiped in the dead of night.
    It's a strange case of "pump and run." One store owner in Newton County says more than 300 gallons of diesel was swiped in the dead of night.
  • Atlanta police investigate sexual assault

    Atlanta police investigate sexual assault

    Police say they are taking a woman's complaint of a sexual assault seriously. She says she met her attacker outside a club on Metropolitan Parkway.
    Police say they are taking a woman's complaint of a sexual assault seriously. She says she met her attacker outside a club on Metropolitan Parkway.
  • Community mourns loss of coach

    Community mourns loss of coach

    Heavy hearts in one local community this weekend as students, staff and family mourn the loss of a popular teacher and coach. Bond Crosby passed away early Thursday from complications from a heart attack. He was just 28.
    Heavy hearts in one local community this weekend as students, staff and family mourn the loss of a popular teacher and coach. Bond Crosby passed away early Thursday from complications from a heart attack. He was just 28.
  • Mom: Child left on hot playground

    Mom: Child left on hot playground

    Police have opened an investigation into a local mom's shocking claims that her toddler was left alone on a hot playground for hours.
    Police have opened an investigation into a local mom's shocking claims that her toddler was left alone on a hot playground for hours.
  • "Selfie" helped get her arrested

    "Selfie" helped get her arrested

    Investigators say a woman's "selfie" helped land her behind bars for fraud. Tanya Monique Peel posted the photo to her Facebook page, but it landed her in jail.
    Investigators say a woman's "selfie" helped land her behind bars for fraud. Tanya Monique Peel posted the photo to her Facebook page, but it landed her in jail.
  • Man struck, killed by car on Atlanta roadway

    Man struck, killed by car on Atlanta roadway

    A young man has died after being hit by a car Sunday. Ken Hopps, 20, of Atlanta, was hit on Boat Rock Road moments after getting out of his car. Neighbors says it isn't the first tragedy has struck the road.
    A young man has died after being hit by a car Sunday. Ken Hopps, 20, of Atlanta, was hit on Boat Rock Road moments after getting out of his car. Neighbors says it isn't the first tragedy has struck the road.
  • The Big Hurt headed to Cooperstown

    The Big Hurt headed to Cooperstown

    Columbus, Georgia's Frank Thomas will be officially inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame next weekend. Known for his power at the plate, The Big Hurt hit 521 home runs during his 18-year career.
    Columbus, Georgia's Frank Thomas will be officially inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame next weekend. Known for his power at the plate, The Big Hurt hit 521 home runs during his 18-year career.
  • Saturday storms leave damage

    Saturday storms leave damage

    Saturday's storm dumped a lot of rain on parts of metro Atlanta and north Georgia for hours causing flooding and sending trees crashing down. Strong wings with those storms brought down a huge tree and on top of a car on Lindbergh Drive.
    Saturday's storm dumped a lot of rain on parts of metro Atlanta and north Georgia for hours causing flooding and sending trees crashing down. Strong wings with those storms brought down a huge tree and on top of a car on Lindbergh Drive.
  • Tree trapped two people in car

    Tree trapped two people in car

    Saturday's storm dumped a lot of rain on parts of metro Atlanta and north Georgia for hours causing flooding and sending trees crashing down. Strong wings with those storms brought down a huge tree and on top of a car on Lindbergh Drive.
    Saturday's storm dumped a lot of rain on parts of metro Atlanta and north Georgia for hours causing flooding and sending trees crashing down. Strong wings with those storms brought down a huge tree and on top of a car on Lindbergh Drive.
  • Emma Millican Park cleanup

    Emma Millican Park cleanup

    The heavy rain didn't stop volunteers from getting their hands dirty in a southwest Atlanta park. They spoke to FOX 5's Cory McGinnis about their passion for serving rain or shine.
    The heavy rain didn't stop volunteers from getting their hands dirty in a southwest Atlanta park. They spoke to FOX 5's Cory McGinnis about their passion for serving rain or shine.
  • CDC review hearing

    CDC review hearing

     Officials hold a review of Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after several security and exposure concerns. The FOX Medical Team's Beth Galvin explains in the video above.

     Officials hold a review of Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after several security and exposure concerns. The FOX Medical Team's Beth Galvin explains in the video above.

  • 3 shootings reported overnight

    3 shootings reported overnight

     

    Three different shootings were reported around the metro Atlanta area overnight.
  • Goose with arrow in neck captured

    Goose with arrow in neck captured

     The goose that was first featured on FOX 5 news in April has been captured. The bird, known to locals as Steve the Goose, has finally had the arrow removed and is recovering.


     The goose that was first featured on FOX 5 news in April has been captured. The bird, known to locals as Steve the Goose, has finally had the arrow removed and is recovering.



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