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Coyotes pose problems for east Georgia golf course, airport

Coyotes are creating concerns for golfers and for pilots at a nearby airport in east Georgia.

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Police: Man fatally stabs roommate over moving out

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Police say a 24-year-old man is dead after his roommate stabbed him over an argument about moving out.

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John Heard, dad from 'Home Alone,' dead at 72

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Actor John Heard, best known for playing the father in the "Home Alone" movie series, has died.

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Official: 8 tons of rock crushed worker at Georgia quarry

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A Georgia Senate committee is beginning what could be a years-long study of the hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks given to industries and individuals each year.

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North Georgia prepares for tens of thousands of solar eclipse visitors

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A historic event will take place one month from today -- the first total solar eclipse in the continental U.S. in 38 years. The northeast corner of Georgia will be directly in the path and one of the best spots in the country to view it.

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GBI: Detective shoots, kills man on his property

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says they're investigating the death of a man by a detective in Haralson County.

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Jumbo Bucks Lotto ticket worth $3.8M sold in Macon

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Did you purchase a Jumbo Bucks Lotto ticket from an ABC Food Mart in Macon? If so, you probably want to check your ticket.

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Three fraternities, sorority selected to start chapters at Reinhardt

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The fraternities and sorority for the inaugural Greek Life experience at Reinhardt University have been selected, and chapters will open for the 2017-18 academic year. 

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10-year-old girl struck and killed while walking in Douglas County

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A young girl is dead after she was struck by a vehicle as she was walking to a store in Douglas County early Thursday morning.

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Senoia police chief sounds off on alleged "rude" behavior by officers

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The chief of the Senoia Police Department took to Facebook in an effort to dispute alleged claims of rude behavior by officers posted on social media by people visiting the city. 

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Deputies take down meth operation spanning six metro Atlanta counties

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Three men and two women are in custody, accused of running a large meth operation spanning as many as six metro Atlanta counties.

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State senator claims metro Atlanta school board is "racist"

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Georgia state senator Emanuel Jones claims the Henry County school board is racist after they rescinded an offer to a superintendent candidate last week. 

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Man shot, killed in Gilmer County

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Police say a man was found shot and killed in Gilmer County Thursday.

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Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies in LA at 41

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The Los Angeles County coroner says Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of hard rock, hip-hop and rap, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday.

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CBS46 investigates lack of Douglas County sidewalks where young girl was struck, killed Video included

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Georgia State Patrol does not consider speed a factor in the 10-year-old's death Thursday morning so the driver won't be cited. But there is a lot of traffic with 27,000 to 29,000 vehicles using parts of this road daily.

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Police: Suspects steal Children's Miracle Network donation machine from Walmart Video included

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Police are asking for the community's help in the search for three suspects accused of stealing a Children's Miracle Network from a Walmart location in Holly Springs.

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Suspects accused of crashing BMW through store front

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Police are looking for four suspects accused of ramming a BMW into the store front of a Henry County gun and pawn shop. 

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OJ Simpson to face Nevada parole board with freedom in sight

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O.J. Simpson will plead for release from the Nevada prison where he's spent more than eight years for armed robbery and assault with a weapon.

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Life and death could come down to dollars, cents at animal shelter

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CBS46 is asking questions about a recent change at a metro Atlanta animal shelter. We wanted to know what impact the chance to save lives of more animals could have on your tax dollars.

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Evacuations prompted after gas line ruptures in Clayton County

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A ruptured gas line forced some Clayton County residents out of their homes Wednesday morning.

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State Senator speaks out after Henry County rescinds offer to school superintendent candidate Video included

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CBS46 is staying on top of new developments in the superintendent saga one of metro Atlanta's largest school districts is now facing.

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Body of 17-year-old teen recovered from Etowah River

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The body of a 17-year-old teen has been recovered from the Etowah River in Bartow County.

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Police searching for missing Polk County woman

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Police are searching for a missing Polk County woman who was last seen by her family on July 11. 

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Controversial cop accused of false DUI arrests gets new job

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Nestled in the mountains of north Georgia, there’s a new deputy in Dahlonega and to some he’s no stranger.

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Man accused of sodomizing disabled adult

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A man was arrested by the Hall County Sheriff's Office after being accused of sodomizing a disabled adult.

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Jury awards $3.9M to family of film worker killed by train

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A jury has found a railroad company responsible in the 2014 death of a movie worker on a Georgia railroad bridge, awarding the young woman's family $3.9 million in damages.

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Police: Men with shotgun force their way into home over debt

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Police say two men forced their way into a Hall County home with a shotgun to collect a debt.

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Police searching for pair accused of using stolen credit cards

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The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man and woman accused of using stolen credit cards at multiple locations in the county in early July. 

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Firefighter severely injured by fallen tree

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A Coweta County firefighter is hospitalized after a tree collapsed on top of him Sunday morning. 

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Pop star out of jail following arrest in Habersham County

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Pop music star Aaron Carter has been released from jail after his arrest over the weekend in Habersham County. 

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48 tickets issued in 2 days for drivers illegally using cell phones in Clayton County

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Clayton County police say they're cracking down on distracted driving and they have the numbers to prove it!

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