Atlanta people and places

Anti-NRA activist in Dallas survived a deadly Atlanta shooting

4:35 pm May. 5, 2018

For years, Kim Russell didn’t talk about the night her friend was shot to death.

She and Philip Rau, a Norcross High School teacher famous for lavishing his students with french fries during study parties, were leaving a party in Inman Park in April 1999 when an attacker stole Rau’s wallet and fatally shot him. Russell crawled underneath a pickup truck and shoved her purse out. Don’t shoot, she pleaded. I

Kanye West loves Donald Trump and Trump loves him right back

8:17 am May. 5, 2018

DALLAS -“I just love Trump. That’s my boy,” Kanye West said the other day.

Your boy’s got love right back for you, Kanye.

Trump zipped through a long list of topics during his address at the National Rifle Associations Meetings and Exhibits on Friday, from dinging the “fake news” media to hailing tax cuts and the low unemployment rate before lighting into sanctuary cities and illegal immigration with a detour to tout,

President Donald Trump, VP Mike Pence make history at NRA

2:38 pm May. 4, 2018

DALLAS – President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence both addressed the National Rifle Association Annual Meetings and Exhibits today, the first time a president and vice president have appeared jointly.

“We love Texas!” Trump said after chants of USA! USA! died down. Trump ticked off a long list of local politicians to thank and endorse including Gov. Greg Abbott and his one-time opponent, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, both up

No tickets left for President Trump’s NRA address today

6:59 am May. 4, 2018

DALLAS – The auditorium at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, where the 147th NRA convention is headquartered, holds about 10,000 seats. There are none available for today’s Leadership Forum, where President Donald Trump and

What to know if you want to bring your guns to the NRA convention

12:37 pm May. 3, 2018

DALLAS – The 147th National Rifle Association Annual Meetings and Exhibits starts here today, and the estimated 80,000 attendees will have “15 acres” of firearms to peruse. If that’s not enough, there’s a “Wall of Guns” raffle station set up outside the main exhibition hall.

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Lawfully carried firearms are allowed in the Kay Bailey

Camille Cosby blames racism, media, corruption for Bill Cosby verdict

11:33 am May. 3, 2018

Bill Cosby’s wife Camille Cosby says a “lynch mob” mentality spurred by a “frenzied” media, “exploitive and corrupt” prosecutors and institutional racism combined to produce a guilty verdict in her husband’s trial.

“This is mob justice, not real justice,” she said in a lengthy statement posted via social media. “This tragedy must be undone not just for Bill Cosby, but for the country.”

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