Dawn White, 11Alive Atlanta

Dawn White

11Alive Atlanta

Atlanta, GA, United States

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Past articles by DawnCherieWhite:

Police charge Coweta County car dealership employee with multiple counts of fraud

At least one employee of a Coweta County car dealership is now charged with fraud against three different victims for allegedly forging signatures and income. → Read More

Deadline to apply for FEMA disaster relief approaching for those affected by January tornadoes

Monday, March 20 is the last day to apply for FEMA disaster relief, and the last day to apply for a low-interest disaster loan is Friday, March 17. → Read More

Family of DeKalb County man robbed, killed at bus stop calls for justice at his funeral

Loved ones reflected on the life of 41-year-old James Dean Saturday at his funeral while waiting for police to catch his killers. → Read More

Security measures ramp up for Atlanta Fair opening week

The policy includes permitting only small clear bags and clutch purses. Regular-sized purses, backpacks, and fanny packs are not allowed. → Read More

Family of DeKalb County man shot, killed at bus stop pleads for answers

Surveillance video shows two men shot and killed James Dean, while he waited at a bus stop at Candler and Glenwood Roads in Decatur at 12:30 a.m. on Feb. 17. → Read More

Black Grammy-nominated opera singer to perform in Atlanta

February is Black History Month and 11Alive is celebrating the accomplishments of a Grammy-nominated Black opera singer who's based out of the Atlanta area. → Read More

New FBI study ranks Georgia 7th in the country for animal abuse cases

Some of the signs of abuse include violence with humans in the home, an animal being overly submissive or aggressive, and a pet trying to bite when petted. → Read More

Family, friends hold vigil for Morgan Bauer on the eve of her 7-year disappearance

Police believed Bauer went missing on Feb. 25, 2016, but in an 11Alive News exclusive, investigators found a discrepancy that could shift that timeline. → Read More

2 Gwinnett Hispanic teens die of apparent drug overdoses on the same day

The Latin American Association believes a disconnect among schools, students, and teachers may cause drug use and education to slip through the cracks. → Read More

More changes could come for Atlanta short-term rental hosts

People who rely on the money from having a few short-term rentals in Atlanta told city council members Monday that the red tape makes it hard for them to stay afloat → Read More

Ambassador Andrew Young reflects on both Jimmy Carter the person and president

Carter appointed more women and people of color than all of his predecessors combined. That includes Ambassador Young, who said Carter was a long-term planner. → Read More

'A true native son of Georgia' | Atlanta mayor reacts to President Jimmy Carter entering hospice care

Dickens said he thinks Carter has an awesome story of success growing up in rural Plains, Ga., and moving into the White House as President of the United States. → Read More

Woman aims to end stigma with Black mental health, increase representation of therapists of color

According to an American Psychological Association report, 86% of psychologists were white, while only 4% were Black in 2015. → Read More

'It makes me so angry' | Henry County family of 12 given 7 days to move out of tornado-damaged home

The family said all the local shelters are full, and FEMA assistance is still processing. They're spending $509 a week for hotel rooms. → Read More

Former employee: Republic Lounge homicide suspect worked for the man he's accused of shooting, killing

A former employee said the accused suspect, Jonathan Soto, worked for Michael Gidewon as a promoter. → Read More

Clayton County Public School students to receive free mental health services, counseling

The district received an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education for a five-year program. → Read More

Community calls for Atlanta nightclub safety after Republic Lounge co-owner shot, killed

The Atlanta community is calling for answers and action after Michael Gidewon was shot and killed at the Republic Lounge on the city's westside over the weekend. → Read More

Former employee of Republic Lounge co-owner killed remembers a respected man who helped others

It seems surreal for Kellen Marcus -- the man he looked up to had been shot to death. → Read More

'His family meant the world' | Slain Republic Lounge co-owner leaves behind 4 children and a wife

Four kids, all in middle and high school, are now without a father, and a woman no longer has her husband. → Read More

South Fulton Police investigate string of armed robberies tied to dating apps

Police said people are being targeted on social media dating platforms, particularly Grindr, which is used primarily by gay men. → Read More