Georgia News Roundup
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5 injured in Hall County crash

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a crash in Hall County that left five people hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

State Patrol Trooper Jonathan Munger told the Gainesville Times that an RV traveling north on Georgia Route 365 on Sunday hit a minivan. Munger says upon impact, an unoccupied Jeep the RV was towing became unhitched, veered down an embankment and landed in a lake.

Munger says the five people who were injured were taken to the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

Munger says the person driving the minivan will be charged with failing to obey a traffic light. The driver's name hasn't been released.

Information from: The Times, http://www.gainesvilletimes.com 

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press.

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Black Hawk makes emergency landing in Lilburn

LILBURN, Ga. (AP) — Officials in Gwinnett County say a Black Hawk helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing in Lilburn.

A Georgia National Guard spokesman tells WSB-TV the helicopter had to make an emergency landing in a field in a residential area Sunday after a cockpit warning light came on.

Police say no injuries were reported. A second helicopter arrived to assist, and the pilots were able to fly the helicopter back to Clay National Guard Center.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press.

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Atlanta police say homeless man stabbed

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police say a homeless man was stabbed by another man who was handing out food.

CBS Atlanta reports that the homeless man was hospitalized after the stabbing around 1:30 a.m. Monday in downtown Atlanta.

Police say a man from a local church had just handed out food when a homeless man became angry. Police say an argument broke out and the homeless man tried to take the other man's cell phone. That's when the other man pulled out a knife and stabbed the homeless man.

Police say the man with the knife was acting in self-defense.

Information from: WGCL-TV, http://www.cbsatlanta.com/index.html 

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