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Bobbi Kristina's family fight detailed in 911 calls

Bobbi Kristina's family fight detailed in 911 calls

ATLANTA -- Just-released 911 tapes detail a fight at the W Midtown Hotel between Bobbi Kristina's family while she remains in a coma.

The 911 call came in around 12:30 a.m. Friday at the W Midtown Atlanta Hotel.

According to a report released by the Atlanta Police Department, the family members were attending a birthday party for Bobby Brown, Bobbi Kristina's pop star father. One attendee, Shayne Brown, got into a fight with his mother, Tina Brown, over a valet parking ticket. Tina Brown is Bobby Brown's sister.

A hotel manager witnessed Tina Brown spit in Shayne Brown's face and hit him over the head with a glass bottle. Tina Brown then left the hotel bar, where the assault took place.

Atlanta Police Department joins 'The First 48'

Atlanta Police Department joins 'The First 48'

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Police Department Homicide Unit will be featured on the new season of A&E documentary series "The First 48."

The television program follows detectives as they search for clues and interview witnesses in the first two days of a murder investigation. It has profiled police departments across the country, including DeKalb County.

"The First 48" crews filmed Atlanta's Homicide Unit members as they investigated and solved homicides throughout the city.

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Arrest made ten months after attack on gay couple

Arrest made ten months after attack on gay couple

ATLANTA, Ga -- Ten months after a gay couple was attacked in Midtown, an arrest has been made. One of the victims was punched in the back of the head and knocked into oncoming traffic.

It happened at the intersection of Juniper Street and 11th Street in Midtown Atlanta on March 7, 2014. The couple were waiting for a red light to cross Juniper when a suspect came up from behind them and punched one of the men in the back of the head.

The victim has asked us not to identify him because he is still upset about what happened. But Bryan Long, the man
'
s boyfriend said he was pleased that there was an arrest.
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We did a police lineup last Friday and we both picked him out of a lineup,
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Long said.

Ga. Tech student indicted in UGA website hack

Ga. Tech student indicted in UGA website hack

ATHENS, Ga. -- A Georgia Tech student has been indicted by a Clarke County grand jury for allegedly hacking into University of Georgia's computer network prior to the Nov. 29 football game between the rivals.

Ryan Gregory Pickren, 21, is charged with felony computer trespass for posting on UGA's online calendar two days before the match-up, the Athens Banner-Herald is reporting.

The illegal calendar entry, which was added below the actual listing for the game, said: "Sat., November 29, 2014/ 12:00 pm/ Get Ass Kicked by GT."

An investigation was launched by the UGA Police Department, which did not arrest Pickren. Instead, a prosecutor submitted evidence to the grand jury, which indicted the Georgia Tech student on Dec. 16.

A bench warrant was later ordered and Pickren surrendered at the Clarke County Jail. He was released after posting a $5,000 bond.

Personal Safety Tips

Personal Safety Tips

By Greg Norred, CEO, Norred & Associates

Over the course of your life, the chances of being the victim of a crime are at least one in three, higher if you live in a large city, and higher still if you’re a woman. The criminal’s objective is to maximize gain and minimize risk, and he’ll usually pick the easiest target with the most to offer. Given these odds, it pays to take precautions by following some basic safety rules:

Atlanta Public Schools cheating trial begins

Atlanta Public Schools cheating trial begins

ATLANTA -- Jury selection began Monday for a dozen defendants in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating trial.

The teachers and administrators have been indicted on mobster-like charges, including racketeering and theft by taking. Prosecutors say they cheated students and pocketed big bonuses.

Four hundred potential jurors have been called. Jury selection is expected to take two to three weeks. The trial itself could last as long as eight months and may be one of the most expensive in state history, with six prosecutors and 12 defense attorneys, hundreds of witnesses and a million documents.

WATCH | What to expect during the APS trial

Police warn about car fix-it scam in Midtown

Police warn about car fix-it scam in Midtown

ATLANTA, Ga. -- A scam in Midtown Atlanta is nearly impossible to protect yourself from and getting dangerous.

Police say Pedro Soto is allegedly disabling cars when their owners are away, and then offering to fix them. But now, police say, he's getting violent.

The scam starts as soon as someone leaves their car and goes inside.

"I had to go deliver a wedding cake," said baker Tom Rhodes.

Within seconds, he's at your car and underneath it.