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Grandmother pinned against pump following wreck at gas station Video included

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Authorities tell CBS46 a car with three possible juveniles was speeding and driving carelessly into the a Circle K gas station in Lithonia. 

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Former Lindley Middle School teacher throws bar stool at student; arrested for battery

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According to the warrant, Maurice Simmons was on hall duty when a student place a cold water bottle on the back of his neck. 

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Man who pushed mother onto tracks at MARTA station identified Video included

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MARTA police have identified the man who allegedly pushed a woman onto the tracks at the Midtown MARTA Station Sunday, prompting a chaotic scene that ended with the woman's daughter critically wounded.

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Authorities searching for man who threatened to shoot President Trump

Shawn Richard Christy, 27, is on the run after making threats against President Trump last month according to the U.S. Marshals. (U.S. Marshals/CNN) Shawn Richard Christy, 27, is on the run after making threats against President Trump last month according to the U.S. Marshals. (U.S. Marshals/CNN)
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Law enforcement authorities are searching for a man who's suspected of threatening to shoot President Donald Trump.

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Police investigate fatal shooting in downtown Atlanta

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According to authorities, a male victim was shot in the head in the 300 block of West Peachtree Street. 

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Georgia teacher searches for kidney match in unique way

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CBS46 is advocating for the roughly five thousand patients in Georgia desperately waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. 

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Prison inmates threaten to strike

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CBS46 reporter Brittany Miller tells us why inmates, including those here in Georgia, are threatening a labor and hunger strike.

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Police officer accused of sexual assault

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An East Point Police Officer is accused of breaking some of the laws he's supposed to uphold. 

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Attorney General Chris Carr visits The Zone Recovery Center

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As the state attempts to curb illegal opioid use, some local leaders are advocating for a unique program which is helping users beat addiction.    

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Dog licking can be deadly for some people

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Capnocytophaga is a relatively common bacteria in dogs and cats.

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Man confesses to shooting woman in abdomen after being questioned by police

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According to investigators, Jermall Romine Burks, Jr. shot 20-year-old Marecia Adams in the abdomen at a residence in the 1700 block of South 10th Street. 

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Kirkwood resident upset after man attempts to break in home, 911 call placed on hold Video included

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On Saturday, around noon, a woman named Christian was sitting inside her Kirkwood home with her partner and two dogs when all of them heard a noise.

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Man convicted of trying to kill former girlfriend

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Anthony Todd Aaron, 59, was found guilty of attempted murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a knife during the commission of a felony. 

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Woman arrested after leaving child in locked hot car

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Hall County authorities have arrested a woman they say alerted them that she had accidentally left her 3-year-old child in a locked hot car.

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Second escaped inmate captured in Troup County

Thomas Cuddington (source: TCSO) Thomas Cuddington (source: TCSO)
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An escaped inmate wanted in Troup County is now back in custody.

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Troup County Sheriff's Office: Body of missing kayaker found in lake

Maranda Whitten (Source: Troup County Sheriff's Office) Maranda Whitten (Source: Troup County Sheriff's Office)
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The search for a missing woman in Troup County has come to a tragic end. 

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Man killed after shooting at Walmart in Gwinnett County, suspect charged with voluntary manslaughter

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A man was killed Sunday after a shooting at a Walmart in Gwinnett County. 

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Forsyth County Sheriff's Office investigating after two adults found dead in home

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The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office is investigating after two adults were found dead in a home on Memphis Street.

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School bus drivers still needed in Gwinnett Co.

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The Bus Driver Recruitment Fair will be held Aug. 25 at the GCPS Hurricane Shoals Training Center on Hurricane Shoals Road in Lawrenceville.

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Gunman who fired shot at GSU officer still at large

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Georgia State University Police are canvassing the campus as they search for a gunman who fired a shot at an officer late Sunday night.

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Gunfire erupts during apartment robbery

Bobby Pierre-Louis and Jean Therezie (Source: Cobb County Police) Bobby Pierre-Louis and Jean Therezie (Source: Cobb County Police)
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The suspects each face charges for armed robbery and aggravated assault.

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Atlanta's Archdiocese speaks out on Catholic priests sexual assault scandal

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Here in Atlanta, the Archdiocese is getting on the record stating he will take whatever steps are necessary to foster healing.

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Black Girls Run member breaks record

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Since joining Black Girls Run, Heather King has run 17 marathons.

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Man shoots himself after standoff following fight with roommate

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Police say a man barricaded himself inside a home for at least five hours after a fight with his roommate in DeKalb County.

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Restaurant Report Card: Parkside District- 36U; Delia's Chicken Sausage Stand wins Golden Spatula Award

Parkside District scored a 36U during a surprise inspection. They scored a 100 on a follow-up inspection after we visited. Parkside District scored a 36U during a surprise inspection. They scored a 100 on a follow-up inspection after we visited.
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A metro Atlanta restaurant is in some hot water with the Health Department this week after failing a surprise inspection with a score in the 30s.

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DeKalb County family pleads for information one year after daughter goes missing

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One year after a metro Atlanta woman vanished from her parents’ home while house sitting, police are asking for your help with a case that’s gone cold. 

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GBI investigating 58th officer-involved shooting in Georgia

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What started as a domestic situation escalated to a suspect being fatally shot in the early morning hours on Sunday in southwest Atlanta.

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8.2-magnitude earthquake strikes in South Pacific off Fiji

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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said based on the data available, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami was not expected, and there was no threat to Hawaii.

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Georgia senator says he has no problem if Trump used n-word in the past

Georgia state senator Michael Williams gives an interview with CNN on Aug. 18, 2018. (CNN Wire) Georgia state senator Michael Williams gives an interview with CNN on Aug. 18, 2018. (CNN Wire)
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A Georgia state senator said he would not have an issue if President Donald Trump used the n-word in the past.

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Emails between Clayton County Sheriff and wife of upcoming sheriff's candidate lead to arrest

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Gerrian Hawes, the wife of a former Clayton County Lieutenant, Robert Hawes, was arrested Wednesday for sending harassing communications to Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill.

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Atlanta's Finest 5k held downtown

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On Saturday morning, runners took over Pemberton Place in downtown Atlanta. About 2,200 of them were there to compete in the Atlanta’s Finest 5k.

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Volunteers continue work on veteran's home after his passing

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Atlas King died last week from complications after surgery but the renovation will still go on.

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Mission program instills spirit of service in teens

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Teens at Maxwell High School of Technology are able to gain job skills while serving on global missions in third world countries. 

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Missing woman located, reaches out to authorities

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On Saturday morning, she notified authorities of her whereabouts. She is said to be okay.

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Investigators looking into coffee shop that unexpectedly exploded

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Three people were injured when a coffee shop unexpectedly exploded Friday afternoon in Homersville.

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Two inmates escape Troup County Jail; one caught, one still missing

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Friday deputies at the jail investigated how the inmates Eric Bell and Thomas Cuddington were able to break out of the top of the building Wednesday night.

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Shots fired during Florida high school football game, police say

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Both victims are being treated at local hospitals. Their conditions are unknown as are their identities.

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Doctors, patients experience shortage of Epipens

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CBS46 is investigating a widespread shortage of Epipens across the country that could send children with serious allergies to school without the critical medication they need. 

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Man shot in leg at Chevron gas station on Flat Shoals Avenue

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A 31-year-old male victim was shot in the leg at a Chevron gas station in DeKalb. 

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  • AP sources: Prosecutors preparing charges against Cohen

    AP sources: Prosecutors preparing charges against Cohen

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 3:00 AM EDT2018-08-21 07:00:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In a Monday, July 30, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen, formerly a lawyer for President Trump, leaves his hotel, in New York. Attorney Barbara Jones revealed in a letter filed Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Manhattan fed...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In a Monday, July 30, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen, formerly a lawyer for President Trump, leaves his hotel, in New York. Attorney Barbara Jones revealed in a letter filed Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Manhattan fed...

    Two people familiar with the federal investigation of Michael Cohen say prosecutors are preparing criminal charges against the former Donald Trump lawyer that could be brought before the end of the month.

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    Two people familiar with the federal investigation of Michael Cohen say prosecutors are preparing criminal charges against the former Donald Trump lawyer that could be brought before the end of the month.

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  • Colorado man charged with murder says wife killed daughters

    Colorado man charged with murder says wife killed daughters

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-08-21 05:08:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). A photograph sits amid the tributes as they grow outside the home where a pregnant woman, Shanann Watts, and her two daughters, Bella and Celeste, lived Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Frederick, Colo. The woman's husband, Chri...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). A photograph sits amid the tributes as they grow outside the home where a pregnant woman, Shanann Watts, and her two daughters, Bella and Celeste, lived Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Frederick, Colo. The woman's husband, Chri...
    Prosecutors have charged a Colorado man with murder in the deaths of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters.More >
    Prosecutors have charged a Colorado man with murder in the deaths of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters.More >
  • Day at the beach turns to panic, tragedy; married couple die

    Day at the beach turns to panic, tragedy; married couple die

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-08-21 04:20:30 GMT
    Four swimmers and a good Samaritan who also got caught in the current were pulled to safety, but a married couple died. (Source: Pixabay)Four swimmers and a good Samaritan who also got caught in the current were pulled to safety, but a married couple died. (Source: Pixabay)

    They came on a boat, Jet Skis and a paddleboard, but couldn't help 2 swimmers who died.

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    They came on a boat, Jet Skis and a paddleboard, but couldn't help 2 swimmers who died.

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