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New documentary examines ‘Gray State’ murder-suicide – KMSP


A new documentary is offering disturbing insight into why an aspiring Minnesota filmmaker, David Crowley, murdered his family before killing himself.

“This is a self-portrait of a man falling to pieces,” said Erik Nelson, the director of the documentary, ‘A Gray State,’ which borrows the name from Crowley’s unfinished film project. The movie has its local premiere Thursday night at the Walker Art Center.

On Jan. 17, 2015, Apple Valley Police found the bodies of David Crowley, 29, his wife Komel, 28, and their five-year-old daughter, Rania. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner determined it was a murder-suicide, with David shooting his wife and daughter before turning the gun on himself.

After a year-long investigation, Apple Valley Police shared details of the grisly crime with the FOX 9 Investigators last year, including how David Crowley scrawled the words Allah Akbar, Arabic for “God is the

Read more at: http://www.fox9.com/news/new-documentary-examines-gray-state-murder-suicide

Gov. Deal declares state of emergency ahead of winter storm – WBRC FOX6 News


Gov. Nathan Deal says 79 counties in Georgia will be under a state of emergency at noon Friday ahead of our expected winter storm. The state of emergency includes all of metro Atlanta. 

MORE: Snow likely in metro Atlanta

“I am issuing this executive order to implement protective measures to ensure the public health, preserve the safety of the public, keep property damage to a minimum and to minimize the social and economic impacts of this event on the citizens of Georgia,” said Deal. “We will continue monitoring the forecast models and make appropriate adjustments as necessary. Georgians should stay calm, make the appropriate preparations and stay aware of a potential change in weather conditions.”

Deal says state government officers will remain open on Friday.

The 79 counties include Baldwin, Banks, Barrow, Bartow, Bibb, Butts, Carroll,

Read more at: http://www.wbrc.com/story/34185176/gdot-prepares-days-ahead-for-possible-winter-storm