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A vehicle slammed into a restaurant in Marietta on Friday.


MARIETTA, Ga. – A vehicle slammed into a restaurant in Marietta on Friday.

The owner of Firehouse Subs on North Marietta Parkway said that a woman hit the accelerator instead of the brakes and ran straight into the store.

It's not yet clear if charges will be filed.

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Attorney: Leanna Harris not a suspect in son's hot car death


COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- The attorney for Leanna Harris is hopeful his client may now be getting some of the vindication she deserves.

Attorney Lawrence Zimmerman says the victim impact statement sent to his client by the Cobb County District Attorney shows that law enforcement is not considering her a suspect death of her son, Cooper.

In the impact statement, Leanna Harris writes, "The death of my son is still unreal. Not a moment goes by when I don't think about him or what our future would have held. The amount of grief this has caused is indefinable, it cannot be explained in words or emotions. I now live a tortured existence. I depend on my Lord for strength and guidance."

Major roadwork resumes this weekend

Major roadwork resumes this weekend

(WXIA) -- Last weekend, drivers got a bit of a reprieve when several major road projects were postponed. But all that work will resume this weekend.

Some of the problem areas include Interstate 20 in Rockdale and Newton counties, and I-285 in Cobb County.

As always, all roadwork is weather permitting. Rain could halt or postpone projects.

Weekend drivers should use caution and look for crews in these areas:

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* One right southbound lane of I-75 will be closed four miles before Cass White Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for concrete slab removal and bridge raising.
* One left northbound lane of I-75 will be closed four miles after Cass White Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for concrete slab removal and bridge raising.

Marietta non-profit trains women to turn the tables on an attacker


MARIETTA, GA (WXIA) -- At F.O.R.C.E.Krav Maga, there's no such thing as a victim. The female students who on Thursday night were handily dispatching their much larger male "attacker" are proof of that.

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"Once she deflects the blows she arches up, turns and torques her body," said instructor Wesley Swanson as he narrated the way the woman responded to the attack scenario.

Georgia National Guard dedicates Memorial Wall


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MARIETTA, Ga. -- They are used to staying the course and completing the long mission.

But this mission was special.

The Georgia Army National Guard introduced its new Memorial Wall on Thursday. It is a tribute to the 42 Guardsmen and women killed in action since 2001. It has been under construction since 2012.

"On this wall, carved in the granite, are the words, 'We shall remember'," said Maj. Gen. Jim Butterworth. "On the day of this memorial, I can promise the families, we shall."

Group hopes to build park to honor Cooper Harris


(WXIA) -- A group called Cooper's Tree House Foundation hopes to raise enough money to build a park in memory of a Cobb County toddler who died after being left in a hot car.

Marietta High School 'rolled' on first day of classes

Marietta High School 'rolled' on first day of classes

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Students in Marietta City Schools are scheduled to return to the classroom Wednesday, and some pranksters decided to mark the occasion by "rolling" Marietta High School.

The campus on Whitlock Avenue was completely covered in toilet paper Wednesday morning.

The Marietta High School Class of 2015 seemed to take credit for the prank. A sign posted on the side of the building said "2015 THIS IS HOW WE ROLL."

Take a look at some of the students' handiwork.