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Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

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A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner reached Ukrainian government-held territory at long last Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to allow... More>>

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Douglasville city manager and police chief meet following controversy

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The Douglasville City Manager said he met with the city's police chief Tuesday, and the two will meet again Wednesday as everyone moves forward following a storm of controversy. More>>

Get ready for CBS46's next Great Shredder Event

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This year's CBS46 Great Shredder Event, presented by Recall, will be Saturday, Sept. 20 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Coolray Field in Gwinnett County. More>>

UGA football player arrested on domestic violence charge

Jonathan Taylor (Courtesy: Athens-Clarke County Jail) Jonathan Taylor (Courtesy: Athens-Clarke County Jail)
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A defensive lineman for the University of Georgia football team was arrested Tuesday morning. More>>

Officer dragged on highway, shoots and kills suspect

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into a police-involved shooting in Adairsville. At 12:40 a.m. on Tuesday, an Adairsville police officer pulled over a suspicious vehicle. More>>

3 firefighters hurt during training

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Three Hall County firefighters were injured when something went wrong during training. More>>

Tow truck driver killed on I-20

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A tow-truck driver was struck and killed while trying to help a disabled vehicle on I-20. More>>

Police: Woman stole $123K from investment account

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Atlanta police are asking for the public's help in finding a woman accused of fraud. More>>

Coke's sales miss estimates as Diet Coke flags

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Coca-Cola Co. reported sales that fell short of Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as demand weakened for Diet Coke in North America. More>>

Authorities identify pregnant woman killed by car

Authorities say a pregnant woman killed as she tried to cross a highway in northeast Georgia was heading home from a convenience store when the crash happened. More>>

Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

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By The Associated Press In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, U.S. and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion... More>>

Boyfriend charged after baby dies in his care

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A Gwinnett County man has been arrested and charged following the death of his girlfriend's 16-month-old son. More>>

A Facebook page created to criticize people about their weight has generated controversy in the 530 area code. More>>

Carter: Immediate ceasefire needed in Gaza Strip

Former President Jimmy Carter says all combat operations must stop, and Israeli troops should withdraw from the Gaza Strip. More>>

Keep from paying airline fees

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Hitting the skies does not come cheap any more, especially with all the new fees that are implemented every time we turn around. More>>

Hotel scams to avoid

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Once you have signed into your hotel, Credit.com says you are not exempt from becoming victim to scammers trying to take advantage of your stay. More>>

Virtual school offering alternative for Georgia families

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Students who are looking for a more flexible way to experience high school than the traditional brick-and-mortar school are finding it for free. More>>

No disciplinary actions will be taken against Douglasville police chief

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Douglasville city leaders said no disciplinary actions will be taken against Police Chief Chris Womack after controversial comments the chief made to CBS46 News. More>>

Perry to send National Guard to Texas border

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Both Perry and the president have the authority to deploy the National  Guard.  More>>

Witness: Sterling needs Clippers sale to pay debts

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The chief financial officer of Donald Sterling's properties said Monday that the billionaire may be forced to sell a large portion of his real estate empire to cover $500 million in loans if he persists in refusing to... More>>

Battle for DeKalb County sheriff continues before election day Video included

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Two men, with different backgrounds are battling for Sheriff of Dekalb County. More>>

Re-cracking the price code: When best to shop the clearance rack Video included

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The CBS46 News Protecting Your Money Team has the inside edge to get the items you want, at the deepest discount, from your favorite store.
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Kroger pharmacist accused of taking pictures up customer's skirt Video included

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A pharmacist at Kroger in Suwanee is out of jail on bail, accused of using his cell phone to take pictures up a customer's skirt. More>>

Georgia Bureau of Investigations: Anita Redmon cold case murder is still open

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The cold case murder of Anita Redmon is once again getting attention. It's been nine years since her death, and the investigation into her case is still underway. More>>

AG defends GA's same-sex marriage ban; citing tradition and children

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Attorney General Sam Olens argued in a brief filed Monday, that the lawsuit challenging Georgia's same-sex marriage ban should be dismissed in order to preserve tradition and protect children. 
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College Park parents protest as new school prepares to open Video included

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Dozens of College Park parents demonstrated Monday to protest where their children will have to attend school this fall. More>>

Dream's coach Cooper diagnosed with tongue cancer

Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has been diagnosed with early stage tongue cancer. More>>

Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

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President Barack Obama on Monday ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who work for the federal government or for companies holding federal contracts, telling advocates he embraced the... More>>

Multi-vehicle accident shuts down Old Milton Parkway

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Both the eastbound and westbound sides of Old Milton Parkway at GA-400 are shut down to traffic Monday afternoon.
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Traffic now moving after accident on I-85 at Spaghetti Junction Video included

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All northbound and southbound lanes are now open on I-85 just past Spaghetti Junction north of I-285 in DeKalb County. More>>

AG Olens refuses Carter's call for ethics probe

Georgia's Attorney General Sam Olens has again declined a request by state Sen. Jason Carter to appoint an investigator to review the handling of ethics complaints against Gov. Nathan Deal. More>>

Army vet worried officials will take his pet ducks

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An Iraq War Army veteran is afraid that officials in Ohio will take away his therapeutic ducks. More>>

No air conditioning forces two DeKalb County voting precincts to relocate

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Voters who regularly report to two DeKalb County voting precincts should take note of new locations for Tuesday's primary runoff election. More>>

Police: Pregnant woman struck and killed crossing highway

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Police say a pregnant woman was hit by a car as she tried to cross a highway in Hall County. More>>

159,152 ballots cast in Georgia runoff early voting

Georgia Secretary of State Jack Kemp says the majority of early votes in Tuesday's runoff election have been received, though mail-in absentee ballots can still be cast. More>>

IKEA dabbles in doggy adoptions

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A charitable initiative that pairs IKEA shopping with dog adoption has spread from Indonesia to the mainland U.S. More>>

200 pairs of panties stolen at east Georgia mall

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Authorities are investigating the theft of 200 pairs of panties at an east Georgia shopping mall. More>>

Do you know what your dog is thinking? New research may help

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Many of us with dogs as pets often wonder, do they really understand what we say and feel? Research in Atlanta is looking to prove dogs may be more like humans and even smarter than we think. More>>

UN Security Council debates Malaysia jet resolution Video included

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Ambassadors met in the early morning hours Monday as fighting continues between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian forces in the area.

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Stone Mountain Park murder case still unsolved after 9 years; family seeks closure

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The family of Anita Redmon, a retired Doraville Police officer who was shot and killed working part-time at Stone Mountain Park in 2005, continues to seek justice and closure.
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Police release more details after I-20 shooting Video included

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Atlanta police said a man who went to Grady Memorial Hospital with a gunshot to the chest is connected to the I-20 shooting which occurred Saturday, but officers are not saying how the man is connected. More>>

Rainy weekend comes to a close

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Rain this weekend is keeping temperatures down, but forcing a lot of us to rearrange our outdoor plans. More>>

Athens group launches breastfeeding awareness campaign

An Athens group is working to make the city's restaurants more accommodating to breastfeeding mothers. More>>

Senate race zeroes in on metro Atlanta, north Ga.

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Neither Republican running in Georgia's closely watched Senate race has a natural advantage in metro Atlanta, where the state's most populous area and a ring of northern exurbs are serving as the key battleground... More>>

US turns up heat on Russia over downed plane

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The Obama administration on Sunday turned up the heat on Russia for its support of Ukrainian separatists accused by the United States and others of shooting down a Malaysian passenger plane. More>>

Man in car accident killed after being run over by another vehicle

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Fulton County police say a 20-year-old man is dead following a bizarre accident. More>>

I-20 shooting leaves at least one person injured Video included

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Atlanta police are investigating a shooting which occurred on I-20 near Hamilton E. Homes Drive. More>>

In an almost incomprehensible twist of fate, an Australian woman who lost her brother in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 learned on Friday that her stepdaughter was on the plane shot down over Ukraine. More>>

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Police in Henry County are looking for a man caught on video robbing the Sunoco at 1400 Old Conyers Road in Stockbridge at gunpoint. He is described as a heavy set black male with a beard. He was armed with a semi-automatic pistol. Anyone with any information about the crime should call Detective Marshall at 770-288-8339 or send an email to gmarshall@co.henry.ga.us. More>>

A group of bystanders swooped in when a carjacker tried to steal a car with a woman and child inside. More>>

The flyer and bag of candy dropped in a Seneca woman's driveway. (July 14, 2014/FOX Carolina) The flyer and bag of candy dropped in a Seneca woman's driveway. (July 14, 2014/FOX Carolina)

The KKK is recruiting in Upstate South Carolina. And a Seneca subdivision woke up Sunday to find bags of candy on their driveways with literature directing people to "Save our land, join the Klan." More>>

Video of brawl from car and bike show

 A CBS46 viewer sent us this video of a fight that broke out at the V103 Car and Bike Show at the Georgia World Congress Center Saturday.

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Westminster Abbey has been the site for English coronations and many royal funerals and weddings through the years, including Prince William and Kate Middleton's nuptials on April 29, 2011. More>>

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was swarmed by media as he left federal court. (FOX8 Photo) Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was swarmed by media as he left federal court. (FOX8 Photo)

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay $82,000 in restitution. More>>

A motorist videotaped a highway patrolman pummeling a woman on the side of the road. Watch the video and find out what the driver saw before the takedown. More>>

Have you ever felt like you were going to snap? That may have something to do with where you live. Real estate company Movoto used U.S. Census data to determine which states are the most stressed.
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  • US: No evidence of direct Russian link to plane

    US: No evidence of direct Russian link to plane

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:13:36 GMT
    The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known about the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down in Ukraine.More >
    Senior U.S. intelligence officials say they have no evidence of direct Russian government involvement in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.More >
  • Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

    Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:13:13 GMT
    A train bearing the bodies of the people who died in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday on their way to the Netherlands.More >
    A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner reached Ukrainian government-held territory at long last Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to allow...More >
  • Big issues loom for Congress as Aug. recess nears

    Big issues loom for Congress as Aug. recess nears

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:06:16 GMT
    A gridlocked Congress failed to do the big things: overhauling the nation's immigration system, reforming the loophole-cluttered tax code and stiffening background checks on gun buyers. Now it's time to see...More >
    Pressure is on Congress to act in the next two weeks on several problems, from keeping highway projects on track and easing wait time for veterans seeking health care to the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.More >
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