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Top Atlanta news: Fired officers sue mayor, police chief; officer accused of body-slamming woman

Top Atlanta news: Fired officers sue mayor, police chief; officer accused of body-slamming woman
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By Hoodline - Published on June 09, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Atlanta.

Fired police officers sue Atlanta mayor, police chief

Two Atlanta police officers who were fired after using their Tasers on two college students have filed a lawsuit in an effort to regain their jobs, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Read the full story on New York Daily News.

Woman says Atlanta officer body-slammed her amid protests

An Atlanta police officer was placed on administrative duty after activists say video shows him body-slamming a woman amid protests over police brutality. Amber Jackson, 24, said the officer yanked her out of a car and threw her down, breaking her shoulder and fracturing her clavicle, news outlets reported. 

Read the full story on MySanAntonio.

Georgia Aquarium set to reopen on June 15

The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta is set to reopen to the public after being closed since March 14 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Read the full story on www.news-daily.com.


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