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Thieves smash into more than a dozen businesses

FOX 5 has learned of more than a dozen smash-and-grabs around various parts of Atlanta within the past three days, and Atlanta Police tell FOX 5 the thieves are targeting primarily cash registers and small electronics.The crimes are part of a growing number of small businesses that have been hit by crews with the same…

Hiram family sparks special needs awareness

A local family is taking their fight for special needs children to Washington, DC. Their inspiration – stands less than 2 feet tall.”Pure sunshine’ is how family members describe 2-and-a-half-year-old KJ Moses. In specially made shoes, he’s walking which is a major achievement.App users: Click here to watch video report Angela Moses explained, “With my…

Fulton County homeowner shoots, kills intruder

A Fulton County homeowner shot and killed an intruder early Friday morning. Investigators said around 2 a.m. Friday three men tried to enter a home in the 2100 block of Rochelle Way in unincorporated College Park. Police said the intruders didn’t know the homeowner was awake and armed. The home owner exchanged gunfire with the…

Atlanta's longest-running festival blooms this week

The very first Atlanta Dogwood Festival happened in April of 1936, with organizers hoping to make the city famous for its annual blooming dogwoods. A lot has changed since 1936…but those dogwoods still bloom, and so does the festival in their honor.The 80 th Atlanta Dogwood Festival takes place April 8-10 in Piedmont Park, continuing…