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Tree damages home during Wednesday storm

RIVERDALE, Ga. -- A tree fell on a house in south Atlanta after passing storms on Wednesday evening.  

The house is located on the 1000 block of Round Table Lane in Riverdale. 

According to authorities, two trees fell onto the roof of a house and damaged the home's chimney. 

No injuries were reported. 

Big changes in Georgia driver's license procedure

Big changes take effect today for drivers looking to renew, reinstate or obtain a new Georgia driver's license. First, drivers must visit a Department of Driver Services office in person. On-line or mail-in renewals are no longer allowed. Secondly, applicants must provide one legal form of identification, i.e. Original birth certificate or valid passport. (Current or expired driver's license not accepted). They must also present two documents with proof of Georgia residency such as a current utility bill or bank statement. And finally, they must show a full, printed social security number on a Social Security card or document such as a W-2 form. This is in response to the 2005 Real I.D. Act which passed following 9-11. For a complete checklist of acceptable documents, go to the D.D.S. website.

From hospital bed to running a race, one man's road to recovery

ATLANTA -- Michael Haynes is diligently training for his first AJC Peachtree Road Race. In addition to jogging in his Riverdale neighborhood, he has a routine of lifting weights and cross training.

He planned to run the 10k last year. Instead he watched on TV, from his hospital room. 
 
"I had come to find out that fluid was building up on my lungs because my heart wasn't beating strong enough," Haynes said.

In fact, Michael's condition was dire.

"It felt like a gorilla was on my back," he said. 

He needed a new heart. 

Admitted Valentine's Day 2011, with a broken heart, he passed the time with family and friends and by putting together puzzles. Doctors, nurses and patients signed the boards wishing him well.

Voter registration deadline looms for Ga. voters

Voter registration deadline looms for Ga. voters

ATLANTA -- Georgia voters face a looming deadline to register for the upcoming primary elections.

Voters must register by Monday if they want to cast a ballot in the July 31 primary election.

At stake in the election are seats in the General Assembly, the state Public Service Commission, the U.S. House of Representatives, several judgeships and prosecutor's offices.

Peeping Tom snapped pics of female shoppers

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga -- Maurice Smith, 32, of Jonesboro was arrested by Fayetteville Police Wednesday for Peeping Tom and Unlawful Surveillance.

Now, police want female shoppers to know what Smith is accused of doing so they don't become victims.

Police say Smith was taking pictures of women in a dressing room at the Goodwill store on Highway 85 in Fayetteville, and they have the video to prove it. Store surveillance cameras show a man reaching under the dressing room door snapping photos with a cell phone several times.

And it doesn't end there. The man was seen following a female shopper who didn't know he was behind her. In the video, he walks up behind her, and as she bends down to look at an item on a shelf, he reaches down and snaps a picture under her skirt two times. 

62-year-old arrested for marijuana grow house

RIVERDALE, Ga. -- A 62-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday morning for running a grow house in Riverdale . 

Officers discovered nine marijuana plants, lamps, fans and other paraphernalia while responding to a burglary attempt call at the home on Park Ridge Circle. 

The man, Danny Pittman, was arrested and charged with manufacturing and possession of marijuana.   

Teen shot by Clayton police dies

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- The 13-year-old teen shot by a Clayton County Police officer Wednesday afternoon has died. 

The boy, Trevion Davis, was shot while Clayton County officers responded to a burglary-in-progress. 

According to Clayton County Police, the suspects were exiting the home on Bonanza Church Road, off Tara Boulevard when the shooting occurred. 

Davis was transported to Egleston Children's Hospital where he died on Wednesday afternoon. 

Clayton County Police said they are actively searching for a second suspect.