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Top Atlanta news: Ex-officer who shot Brooks has 2015 incident still under review; more

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By Hoodline - Published on June 24, 2020.

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Atlanta.

Ex-officer who fatally shot Brooks was involved in 2015 shooting still under review

The former Atlanta police officer accused of fatally shooting Rayshard Brooks was involved in a 2015 incident in which a black man was presumably shot by officers during a car chase and arrest, according to court records and police incident reports obtained by CNN.

Read the full story on CNN.

Georgia House votes to increase coal ash fees

The fee landfills charge for storing coal ash in Georgia would increase under legislation that cleared the state House of Representatives Tuesday.

Read the full story on www.tribuneledgernews.com.

Dantanna's downtown restaurant closes

Sports bar and restaurant Dantanna's is now permanently closed inside the CNN Center in downtown.

Read the full story on Eater Atlanta.

Demonstrators outside Fulton County jail demand release of woman accused in Wendy's arson

A group of demonstrators on Tuesday night demanded the release of Natalie White, 29, who is accused of setting a Wendy's on fire.

Read the full story on 11ALIVE.

Prisoner admits to running Atlanta drug operation from his jail cell

Jesus Sanchez-Morales was charged along with 16 other prisoners across multiple states for using contraband cellphones to run the drug network.

Read the full story on WSB-TV2.


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