Church Shooter Waives Hearing; Hunt On for Multi-State Pickpockets

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Church Shooting Suspect Waives Court Hearing – Atlanta Journal Constitution

The suspect in a fatal shooting at World Changers Church International waived his first court appearance Thursday.

Floyd Palmer, 52, had been scheduled to appear in magistrate court at 11 a.m. at the Fulton County jail to hear the charges against him and make a formal request for bond, but he declined to appear. Visit the AJC for more on this story.

Multi-State Pickpockets Sought – Douglasville Patch

If you shop at Hobby Lobby, you may have seen the suspects the Douglas County Sheriff's Department and Douglasville Police Departmentare looking for.

The pictured suspects enter Hobby Lobby stores where the male steals wallets while the female distracts the victim, according to the Sheriff's Facebook page. The stolen credit cards are often immediately used in nearby stores. Visit Douglasville Patch for more on this story.

Armed Suspect Arrested After Buckhead Hotel Evacuated – Buckhead Patch

An armed burglary suspect was taken into Atlanta Police custody early Thursday afternoon after authorities talked him out of the Buckhead hotel room in which he had locked himself in.

The Towne Place Suites hotel, located at 800 Sidney Marcus Boulevard, was evacuated shortly before noon after reports that an armed man had rushed into the hotel and locked himself in a second floor room. Visit Buckhead Patch for more on this story.


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