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Frozen food recalled after listeria found in Ga. facility — JEFFERSON, Ga. -- Inventure Foods has issued a voluntary recall of several products after listeria was found in one of its facilities. The company is recalling its Fresh Frozen line of frozen vegetables and some varieties of its Jamba "At Home" line of smoothie kits.

Ex-Hindu Temple leader sentenced for fraud — ATLANTA -- The former leader of the now defunct Hindu Temple of Georgia will spend 27 years and three months in prison after being convicted on a number of federal charges. Annamalai Annamalai was found guilty last August of 34 counts, including bank fraud, tax fraud, bankruptcy fraud and obstruction.

Video: Driver charged after Peachtree City police chase — PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- A driver faces a long list of charges after leading police on an erratic chase through Peachtree City on Mar. 31. It began shortly after 3 p.m. with an attempted traffic stop. A Peachtree City motorcycle officer tried to pull over a car with two men inside at the intersection of Highway 74 and Crosstown Drive.

Amazon expands one-hour shipping to Atlanta — ATLANTA -- Amazon Prime customers in the Atlanta area can now enjoy one-hour shipping on tens of thousands of items. Amazon announced Thursday that its Prime Now shipping service has expanded to Atlanta. It launched immediately in select zip codes; more zip codes will be added soon.

Scaly Slimy Spectacular slithers to Zoo Atlanta — ATLANTA -- After nearly two years of construction, Zoo Atlanta's new reptile and amphibian exhibit will soon welcome its first visitors. Scaly Slimy Spectacular: The Amphibian and Reptile Experience replaces the zoo's old World of Reptiles Building. It houses about 100 animals representing more than 70 species found around the world.

Thief steals brownies from Atlanta restaurant — ATLANTA -- A few small desserts were the only items reported missing after a restaurant break-in in northeast Atlanta Thursday morning. Someone used a brick to smash a window at Little Azio Pizza & Pasta in the 740 block of Moreland Avenue. Atlanta Police said the thief stole four to six brownies.

Amy's recalls organic meals because of listeria concerns — Amy's Kitchen of Petaluma, Calif., said a source for its spinach may have received contaminated produce. Although no one has complained of illness, the private company is recalling nearly 74,000 cases of lasagnas, pizzas, enchiladas, wraps and scrambles. Signs of a listeria infection include high fever, severe headache, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

Amy's Kitchen products recalled over listeria concerns — (WXIA) -- Amy's Kitchen has voluntarily recalled a number of its frozen meals over the possible presence of listeria. The Petaluma, Calif.-based company said one of its organic spinach providers may have received spinach contaminated by the organism. Although no one has complained of any illnesses, Amy's Kitchen still recalled nearly 74,000 cases of certain products as a precaution.

Peachtree City police chief resigns — PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- More than two months after accidentally shooting his former wife while she slept, Peachtree City Police Chief William McCollom has stepped down. "It was my pleasure to serve with the men and women of the Peachtree City Police Department in the capacity of assistant chief and chief," McCollom said in a statement posted to the city's website.

Trial begins in death of film crew member — (WXIA) -- Three film studio executives will appear before a Georgia judge Monday to face charges in the death of a camera assistant from Atlanta. Sarah Jones, 27, was killed by a train in southeast Georgia last February.
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Apr 24, 2015

RT @JulieWolfe: Another massive listeria recall. This one hits a variety of frozen food labels. Check the list:

Apr 24, 2015

I'm glad I went to high school in the pre-social media Dark Ages, when students didn't feel pressured to stage elaborate "promposals."

Apr 23, 2015

A huge honor for my 11Alive family, especially the digital team!…

Apr 23, 2015

I'm so unbelievably proud to be part of this amazing team!…

Apr 23, 2015

RT @GAwebguy: So proud of my former web team. Proud to have been a small part of huge success. @GregorRossino @BethWXIA @mhking

Apr 23, 2015

I just got a press release about a "Dadpreneur." My soul is too tired to allow me to adequately express my feelings about that word.

Apr 23, 2015

ICYMI: Carver High sophomore says classmate attacked him with a screwdriver; no arrests yet #AtlantaAlive

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