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Police say death of 3-year-old recovered from lake ruled accidental drowning

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Police say the death of a 3-year-old child recovered from a lake in Cobb County on April 4 is an accidental drowning.

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KSU football players arrested for armed robbery

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Kennesaw State Police tell CBS46 they have issued issued warrants for Akebren Ralls and Jai’len Edwards. 

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Man killed in officer-involved shooting in Cobb County Video included

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Police say a man was shot and killed by an officer in Cobb County while trying to flee from authorities Tuesday.

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Advocates push to save Cobb Co. libraries

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The 'Save Cobb Libraries' ground swell just launched a site and Facebook page showing residents how to take action and get involved. The group also have more than 1,500 signatures on a Change.org petition, which will be turned over to commissioners.

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WellStar Health System opens Outpatient Surgery Center in Vinings

Guests tour one of three operating room suites located in the new 20,000-square-foot surgery center. | Source:  WellStar Health System Guests tour one of three operating room suites located in the new 20,000-square-foot surgery center. | Source: WellStar Health System
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WellStar Health System has opened an Outpatient Surgery Center at WellStar Vinings Health Park on Monday.  

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Historic Smyrna bridge closed again after truck attempts to drive through

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The historic Concord Road covered bridge is closed once again after a truck hauling a Bobcat attempted to drive through the structure Wednesday morning.

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Plan could remove homes along Sweetwater Creek in Cobb County

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After storms in 2009 caused major flooding to homes along the Sweetwater Creek area, a plan that could remove every home in the danger zone is being debated. 

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Former convicted child molester surrenders after mistakenly being released from prison

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After roaming free for several days, formerly convicted child molester Paul Serdula turned himself in to the Cobb County Jail Wednesday. He was mistakenly released from the Wheeler Correctional facility on March 30.

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Driver charged after driving past barricades and crashing into sinkhole Video included

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The driver of a pickup truck is recovering after he suffered minor injuries when his vehicle crashed into a massive sinkhole in Bartow County. 

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Formerly convicted child molester released from prison Video included

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A former Cobb County nurse who sexually assaulted at least 19 female patients is out of prison. 

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Man charged with sexual battery after assaulting juvenile at Cobb Co. high school

Curtis Bell is accused of sexual battery and child molestation. (Source: Magistrate Court of Cobb County) Curtis Bell is accused of sexual battery and child molestation. (Source: Magistrate Court of Cobb County)
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The victim told authorities Curtis Bell grabbed her by the arm and forced her into a copier room where he proceeded to touch her buttocks and attempted to kiss her. A warrant for his arrest states Parks is also accused of intentionally penetrating the 14-year-old girl.

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Semi truck on railroad tracks hit by train

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CBS46 obtained unbelievable video of a semi truck getting destroyed by a train. 

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Pedestrian killed in Cobb County crash ID'd

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Police have identified a man killed while trying to cross Cobb Parkway in Marietta on Tuesday. 

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Markakis' 3-run homer gives Braves 8-5 walk-off vs Phillies

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Nick Markakis hit a three-run homer with two out in the ninth inning, capping the Atlanta Braves' comeback from a five-run deficit that rocked the Philadelphia Phillies 8-5 Thursday.

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Macon man dead after flipping his vehicle along I-75 in Cobb County

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A Macon man is dead after he lost control of his vehicle and overturned several times on I-75 in Cobb County early Thursday morning. 

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Cobb County Shelter makes desperate plea as facility nears capacity

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Spring can mean an influx of animals for many area shelters. That's why the Cobb County Animal Service is encouraging people to adopt animals. 

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Cobb Co. residents fired up about name of local park Video included

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A beautiful new park is getting people fired up in Cobb County because of its name. Some say it should be named for the area, while others want to see it named after a Confederate general.

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Food for hungry students damaged during church fire Video included

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Food meant for needy children is destroyed and a church kitchen goes up in flames and the church is trying to figure out what to do about the loss. 

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