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Top Atlanta news: Pedestrian struck, killed by MARTA bus; police search for rape suspect; more

Top Atlanta news: Pedestrian struck, killed by MARTA bus; police search for rape suspect; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 08, 2020.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Atlanta.

Drug rehab clinic accused of firing entire nursing staff after characterizing them as lazy, selfish

On April 13, the Atlanta Detox Center terminated at least seven nurses, according to Shialla Warren, the center's former director of nursing and one of those laid off.

Read the full story on Business Insider.

Atlanta lifts curfew for second night in a row

While the crowd at Centennial Olympic Park on Sunday night was noticeably smaller than in previous nights, there was still plenty of enthusiasm.

Read the full story on 11ALIVE.

Police searching for rape suspect

Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man who they say forced a woman into a vacant apartment and raped her on Sunday morning. The incident happened around 7:30 a.m. in Atlanta's Midtown district. 

Read the full story on 11ALIVE.

Pedestrian struck, killed by MARTA bus in southwest 

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a MARTA bus near the intersection of H.E. Holmes Drive and Martin Luther King Drive early Sunday afternoon, police said.

Read the full story on 11ALIVE.

Longtime Atlanta Falcons DE John Zook dies at age 72

John Zook, who teamed with Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey to give the Atlanta Falcons a dynamic combination at defensive end, died Saturday in his native Kansas after a long battle with cancer. 

Read the full story on MySanAntonio.


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