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Atlanta Must Reads for the Week: Georgia State Patrol’s PIT maneuvers, Young Thug, and a lonely Ty Cobb statue

The best stories each week about Atlanta, from Atlanta-based writers, and beyond.

A question of justice: When should a district attorney heed the wishes of crime victims?

When Phillip Sailors shot and killed a young man who mistakenly pulled into Sailors’s driveway in Lilburn two years ago, the story made headlines from ABC News to the Huffington Post. The case was in the news again last November, when Gwinnett County District Attorney Danny Porter announced he would not pursue murder—or even felony manslaughter—charges against Sailors, allowing the 71-year-old retired Bell South employee to walk free with a year of probation and a $500 fine.

Atlanta Must-Reads of the Week: Smallpox, surveillance, dog babies, and turning down

The weekend's here, so it's a great time to catch up on these stories about Atlanta or by Atlanta writers.

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