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'Girls Gone Wild' Case Heads to Georgia Supreme Court

In other area headlines, a soldier returning from Afghanistan surprised his son at a football game, and police believe a woman met her killer online.

'Girls Gone Wild' Case Heads to Georgia Supreme Court

Georgia Supreme Court justices have been asked to weigh in on a 2004 federal lawsuit, which has been stalled by other lawsuits against the makers of Girls Gone Wild, including owner Joe Francis, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

A U.S. district judge's certified question to the justices: Can a 14-year-old girl consent to be videotaped, then distributed for commercial purposes?

Lindsey Boyd, a Marietta native and local mom-to-be, was that age when she was videotaped topless, then sold the footage to Girls Gone Wild, according to Business Insider. Read more...

Soldier Surprises 5-Year-Old Son

Five-year-old Xavier Sanders got a surprise before the start of his football game Saturday: his dad, Staff Sgt. Kelvin Sanders, walking onto the field at Noonday Park in Kennesaw, according to 11Alive.

Father and son had not seen each other in a year. The senior Sanders returned Saturday from a year-long deployment to Afghanistan. See a video...

Man Hiding in Restaurant Cooler Arrested on Forgery, Drug Charges

An Acworth man who was arrested on forgery and drug charges told Alpharetta police he "figured something was up" when a woman with whom he traded drugs for sex asked him to cash a check but wouldn't enter the bank with him.

Police found the suspect where he worked at Hudson Grille, hiding in the cooler with his face to the wall. After he was taken into custody and away from the scene, a restaurant employee told police a syringe was found inside the cooler. Read more...

Shop Pink to Benefit Breast Cancer Awareness

A wave of pink is flooding stores everywhere, as retailers participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 

But before plunking down your green for some pink, the nonprofits behind the month want you to check the label.

Jenna Glazer, director of development for Young Survival Coalition, a global organization dedicated to helping young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer, said buyers should be on the lookout for a label or tag that tells where the money from the purchase goes. Read more...

Police: Candice Piper Met Her Killer Online

Authorities investigating the Cartersville stabbing death of nursing assistant Candice Piper, 29, say she met her killer online and he could be involved in other crimes across the country.

Deandre Davoughin Hightower, 20, has been charged with murder, aggravated battery, aggravated assault and two counts of false imprisonment in connection with last week's incident at an apartment complex. Read more...

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