Closer Look: Atlanta Crime; Disability Day; And More

John Horn, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, discusses the arrests of state prison correction officers, continued efforts to rid the area of heroin and cybercrime on today's ''Closer Look.''
John Horn, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, discusses the arrests of state prison correction officers, continued efforts to rid the area of heroin and cybercrime on today's ''Closer Look.''
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Tuesday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Rose Scott and Jim Burress report on former DeKalb County School System Superintendent Michael Thurmond’s announcement that he would run for CEO of DeKalb County;
  • 1:12: In this week’s edition of “StoryCorps Atlanta,” Christine Glass, who grew up in Atlanta’s Summerhill neighborhood in the 1940s, tells a few stories about her father to her granddaughter, Zakiyyah May;
  • 5:28: Chandler Johnston asks Atlanta residents their thoughts on a proposed half-penny sales tax for Fulton and DeKalb Counties to expand MARTA;
  • 7:21: Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard discusses the escape of Shane Demetrice Woods, who was convicted of murder, fled during his trial and is on the loose;
  • 14:16: John Horn, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, discusses the arrests of state prison correction officers, continued efforts to rid the area of heroin and cybercrime;
  • 43:52: Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities executive director Eric Jacobson talks about the 18th Annual Disability Day at the Capitol Rally on Thursday, which will focus on voting and disability rights;
  • 55:37: Commentator Maria Saporta discusses the ongoing battle over Hank Aaron’s statue;
  • 57:36: Georgia Supreme Court Justice David Nahmias talks with Denis O’Hayer about his memories of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia;
  • 1:06:29: Candace Wheeler talks about the Grammys, Manny Pacquiao and #Catmageddon in today’s “Trending” segment.