Wednesday Afternoon, Yesterday, Last Year discussed on AJC Briefing

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At a convenient time just before reads fifty second birthday party which is being used as a one thousand dollar per guests fundraiser. There have been months of speculation about reads entrance into the race. His potential candidacy seemed to solidify last month when mayor quiche lance bottoms. Dropped out next. As atlanta city leaders. Grapple with rise in violent crime police are turning to gun owners to put an end to crimes. They say are completely preventable. The police department said it has eight hundred twenty seven reports of guns stolen out of cars since the beginning of the year. Those weapons the department said are often used in violent crimes. The strong statement was made in facebook post and comes as police departments and leaders across atlanta worked to address an increase in violent crime. In the city last year the police department investigated one hundred fifty seven homicides. The most the city had seen in more than two decades so far this year atlanta police have investigated sixty two homicides. Moving on the debate over major league. Baseball's move of next month's all-star game out of atlanta will reach a courtroom in new york this afternoon a federal judge scheduled hearing on a request for a preliminary injunction blocking the games move to denver and returning into truest park. The injunction is being sought by conservative small business advocacy group job creators network. Which last week filed a lawsuit over. Mlb's early april decision to relocate the game in response to georgia's new voting law in separate court filings. Monday major league baseball called the suit political theatrics and the mlb players association called it frivolous and an abuse of the judicial process. Both argued that an injunction should be denied and the game played in denver and they say the best way to handle negative. Publicity has to get out in front of the situation. That's exactly what an atlanta rapper charged in the december stabbing of a seventeen year old dunkin employees. Did yesterday when a video of his arrest was posted to his three hundred thousand instagram followers. Markovics goolsbee. Who goes by the stage. Name day day was identified earlier this month in connection with last year's attack at the union city donut shop union city. Police said they arrested the rapper and swannee on wednesday afternoon on one count of aggravated assault. Shortly after golsby's arrest video of officers leading him away in handcuffs was posted to his instagram page..

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