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One dead after shooting at Creflo Dollar's church

ATLANTA -- U.S. Marshals say they have arrested 51-year-old Floyd Palmer at Macy's at Lenox Square.

Palmer is accused of shooting a church volunteer at point blank range at World Changers Church International Wednesday morning.

Officers went through Palmer's home Wednesday afternoon looking for evidence. They returned overnight with a bomb squad over concern for what turned out to be a homemade alarm system.

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MORE | Suspect faced previous charges in Maryland

Student from Clayton Co. named FCS Freshman of the Week


Jermaine Hough, Jacksonville State, Freshman, 5-9, 163, DB, Lovejoy, Ga.

Hough had two key interceptions as Jacksonville State handed previously unbeaten and then-No. 17 Tennessee State a 31-28 overtime defeat. The true freshman also collected three tackles as JSU picked up a crucial Ohio Valley Conference, improving to 3-2 in the title race. Hough's first interception - which was also the first of his career - came on TSU's third play of the game as he picked off Tigers quarterback Michael German. It led to a touchdown nine plays later as the Gamecocks took an early 7-0 lead. In the fourth quarter, Hough intercepted his second pass and returned it 14 yards - just one play after JSU had fumbled at its own 40-yard line.

80-year-old Newnan man found

80-year-old Newnan man found

NEWNAN, Ga. -- An elderly Newnan man who vanished Thursday has been found safe.

Lloyd Nunn was found late Friday morning, roughly 24 hours after he was last seen.

The 80 year old visited his brother's house in Hampton Thursday morning and disappeared after leaving the brother's house at around 12 p.m., according to Coweta County Sheriff's spokesman Lt. John Lewis.

State officials pledge to keep state archives open to public

ATLANTA (AP) - State officials say they plan to keep the Georgia State Archives open with regular hours after an uproar over plans to limit access to appointments only for six days a month.

Gov. Nathan Deal and Secretary of State Brian Kemp said Thursday that $125,000 in funding will be restored and allow the archives to stay open two days a week. A spokesman for Kemp says it's unclear whether planned layoffs would still happen.

Last month, Kemp announced plans to lay off state workers and give limited, appointment-only access to the archives in Morrow, where Georgia keeps important records dating to its founding in 1733. The changes were to have taken effect Nov. 1.

Scholars, amateur historians and genealogists had protested the move, which Kemp had blamed on budget cuts.

Authorities looking for man who walked away from prison detail

FOREST PARK, Ga. -- State corrections officials are looking for a man they said walked away from prison work detail.

The Georgia Department of Corrections says Ricky Burdette walked away from a kitchen detail at the Clayton Transitional Center on Oct. 11. They said a statewide lookout is in effect.

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Burdette is described as a black male, 55 years old, 5-feet-9-inches tall and weighing 165 pounds. He has brown eyes and black hair.

Officials said Burdette was being held under a life sentence for murder. He had been in jail since July 1975.

According to jail officials, Burdette was close to being paroled when he escaped. Investigators have no idea why he would try to escape after 37 years in jail.

Malware warning: Fake FBI message may spread virus

ATLANTA -- A computer virus is spreading like wildfire across the nation. It's ugly, nasty and intimidating.

Here is how it works:

You may be looking at a sports or entertainment website when your computer becomes locked with a full screen of the FBI logo threatening you with jail because you are supposedly violating federal law. 

The screen states you must hand over $200 within 72 hours or you will be arrested.

Steve Emmett of the Atlanta office of the FBI says this is a scam.

"We will not send a threatening blast on your computer alerting you we have locked down your computer and that we need a payment," Emmett said.

The agency is receiving complaints from computer users across the country. The FBI has put a warning on their website to advise people not to pay the money and to beware of the virus.

Suspected bank robber arrested

MORROW, Ga. -- Police have arrested a man accused of robbing a Wells Fargo near Southlake Mall.

Clayton County Police Lt. Chris Windley said the man robbed the bank branch on Jonesboro Road between Mt. Zion and Battlecreek roads at around 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Police tracked his vehicle to a Shell gas station at Tara Boulevard and Sherwood Drive, then took him into cusody.

No shots were fired and his name was not released.