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Oxygen cancels controversial Shawty Lo reality show

ATLANTA -- The Oxygen Network has chosen to cancel the controversial show "All My Babies' Mamas," which was scheduled to air in early 2013.

The Oxygen Network released a statement on Tuesday, saying: 

"As part of our development process, we have reviewed casting and decided not to move forward with the special. We will continue to develop compelling content that resonates with our young female viewers and drives the cultural conversation."

The show's cancellation comes after online activist, Sabrina Lamb, lead a campaign against the show

Authorities capture escapee who walked away from state prison work detail

Authorities capture escapee who walked away from state prison work detail

CLAYTON CO., GA (WXIA) -- Authorities captured escaped inmate Steven Bone without incident about two hours after he walked away from a state prison detail in Clayton County.

Officials said Steven Gregory Bone walked away from a work detail at Lovejoy Regional Park in Clayton County at about 12:15 Tuesday afternoon.

Bone was being held on a 20-year sentence for cruelty to an elder person in December of 2002, and on a 3-year sentence for terroristic threats and acts, both in Cobb County.

Clayton County school officials have lifted a lockdown put in place for Lovejoy Middle School and Lovejoy High School as a precaution.

Children safe after Riverdale carjacking

RIVERDALE, Ga. -- Two young girls involved in a carjacking in Riverdale are alive and safe.

The incident happened at around 6:45 p.m. Sunday on Halligan Point near Old National Highway.

Fulton County Police Sgt. Scott McBride said 6-year-old Jaytura Sweeting and 5-year-old Jayla Sweeting were riding in a Jeep with their father when a man flagged them down and asked for a ride.

When the father refused, the suspect pulled him out of the Jeep and pointed a gun at him. The father tried to send the suspect away by screaming that there were young children in the car, McBride said

The suspect drove off with the sisters still inside the Jeep.

Shortly after, the Jeep was found idling with both girls inside, but police said there was no sign of the suspect. The Jeep was found on Ashington Court near Creel Road.

Mattie's Call cancelled for 73-year-old

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Authorities have located a 73-year-old woman who went missing on Friday afternoon. 

The woman, Regia Balsinde, was last seen on the 2200 block of Lisbon Lane in Jonesboro around 2:30 p.m. 

Balsinde is described as a Hispanic woman who stands about 5'8" and weights about 140 pounds. Authorities say she has a short, brown haircut and brown eyes. 

Authorities say she appeared to be in good health. 

How to get a free smoke detector

ATLANTA -- By law, every Georgia home is required to have a working smoke detector, but many metro Atlantans can't afford them. 

If you can't afford a smoke detector, you can request one from your local fire department for free.  First Alert, working with the 11Alive Help Desk, has donated 5,000 of them to insure that every homeowner who needs a smoke alarm gets one.

"If you have a local station down the street, you can reach out to them, or you can call your city or county office and ask for the local fire department," said Glenn Allen, spokesman for Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens.

If your fire department has a smoke detector available, they will come out and install it for you for free. If they do not have them, they will be sent the units for free.

2 found dead in Clayton County home

MORROW, Ga. -- Clayton County Police are investigating after two people were found dead in a Morrow home Friday morning.

Police got a call about the deaths at about 7 a.m.

Officers arriving at the home on Victoria Drive found a deceased male in the garage and a deceased female in an upstairs bedroom.

Police are waiting on a warrant to search the house.

No other details were immediately available.

Former GA resident leads protest against Shawty Lo reality show

ATLANTA -- There's growing backlash about a new reality show shot in Atlanta featuring a popular Atlanta-based rapper.

The show is called "All My Babies' Mamas" and it chronicles the life and times of Atlanta-rapper Shawty Lo and his ten "baby mamas." 

The show follows Shawty Lo, who has fathered 11 children with 10 different mothers, as he manages his family life while juggling 10 "baby mamas" and a new 19-year-old girlfriend.

As of Monday, 23,000 people have now signed an online petition against the program on the website Change.org.

Former Georgia resident, Sabrina Lamb is leading the campaign against the show scheduled to air on the Oxygen network.

She calls the show toxic, stereotypical and sad.