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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Police say a shootout in Georgia has left a slaying suspect dead and an officer hospitalized with several gunshot wounds. Savannah-Chatham County Interim Police Chief Mark Revenew told news outlets it happened early Tuesday as his officers and U.S. Marshals were searching for a suspect wanted in a Sunday homicide. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation identified the slain suspect as 20-year-old Ricky Jerome Boyd.

ATLANTA (AP) - At least 11 people in metro Atlanta have died from hypothermia since the beginning of December. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution cites Fulton County Medical Examiner records as saying at least eight of those people were homeless. Seven deaths happened in December and four have occurred this month. The most recent death was on Jan. 15. The newspaper reports the city has plans to find shelter for homeless people in the area.

ATLANTA (AP) - Some of the nation's largest recording studios are trying to stop a music streaming service aimed at fitness enthusiasts from using songs by Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, Green Day and other stars. In a federal lawsuit, Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Nashville and more than a dozen other record companies say Fit Radio is illegally infringing on its copyrighted recordings "on a massive scale." A representative of Fit Radio said Tuesday it looks forward to "being vindicated by the court system."

ATLANTA (AP) - A Michigan man has been arrested after authorities say he threatened to travel to Atlanta and kill people at CNN headquarters. Federal court documents filed in Michigan say 19-year-old Brandon Griesemer of Novi, Michigan, made multiple calls to CNN beginning Jan. 9. He allegedly told a CNN operator, "Fake News. I'm coming to gun you all down." Altogether, there were 22 calls from two phones over two days. Griesemer was arrested, with bail set at $10,000.

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