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Man receives 20 year sentence for firing gun at stepdaughter

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A Mableton man was sentenced to 20 years, 10 years in custody, for firing at his stepdaughter with a handgun. convicted by a jury of aggravated assault-family violence and reckless conduct. 

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Mableton man sentenced after firing gun at fleeing stepdaughter

Source: Cobb County District Attorney's Office Source: Cobb County District Attorney's Office
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A Mableton man will spend the next decade in prison after being convicted of firing a gun at his step daughter when she called 911 to report a domestic situation at their home in March of 2016.

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Police pursuit leads to 10 crashes on I-75 near Windy Hill Road

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Troopers were on the scene of a police pursuit that causes at least 10 crashes on I-75 near Windy Hill Road, Wednesday morning. 

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Karen Handel defeats Jon Ossoff in Georgia's 6th District

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Republican Karen Handel won a nationally watched congressional election Tuesday in Georgia, and she thanked President Donald Trump after she avoided an upset that would have rocked Washington ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.

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Atlanta's Music Midtown officially announces 2017 lineup

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Atlanta's Music Midtown officially announces their 2017 lineup.

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Next to SunTrust Park, city of Smyrna sees sizable budget surplus

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Smyrna city leaders are relishing what they hope is just one of several years of substantial budget growth as they prepare to pass a budget for 2018 that includes a spending plan of $92 million, six percent higher than the year before.

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Fight over woman leads to fatal shooting at Cobb County motel

Source: Marietta Police Department Source: Marietta Police Department
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A man is dead after he was shot in the stomach following an altercation over a woman at a Cobb County motel on Sunday. 

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Are you an Atlanta Brave fan? Here's how you can win $1M

(Source: MGN) (Source: MGN)
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Atlanta Braves fans have a shot at winning dozens of prizes, including a chance of winning $1 million. 

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Suspect steals BMW, smashes it into tree

Source: Marietta Police Department Source: Marietta Police Department
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A man is behind bars after walking into an area business, stealing the keys to a BMW and then smashing into a tree 

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Showdown in District 6

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Watch segments from a CBS46 News Special Report: Showdown in District 6.

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Report on Cobb County police shows overall positive structure

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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An exhaustive report by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) indicates the Cobb County Police Department has a strong overall structure with good leadership, but also is in need of improvement in areas of staffing and community relations.

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Despite spending big money, District 6 candidates ask for more

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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District 6 congressional seat candidates Karen Handel and Jon Ossoff are spending huge amounts of dollars on the race and CBS46 political consultant Bill Nigut says the election has gone from "obscene" to "super obscene".

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Suspected Penske gunman not able to stand trial

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On a beautiful day in June, Josh and Amanda Holbrook shared a moment outside together, but a cloud has been hanging over Josh’s life for the past seven years. “I pray for justice all the time, just anything to give us some closure,” Holbrook said.

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Low ridership on Suntrust Park area bus route not a concern for Cobb DOT

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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More than two months into the Braves' first season at Suntrust Park, a new bus route aimed to ease traffic flow in that area has not picked up a steady flow of riders.

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Vice President Pence to visit Dobbins Air Reserve Base

Source: Mike Pence via Twitter Source: Mike Pence via Twitter
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Vice President Mike Pence will be in metro Atlanta on Friday with two goals in mind, greet local troops and rally support for Karen Handel.

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4 in custody after argument leads to shooting at Acworth gas station

Source: Acworth Police Department Source: Acworth Police Department
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One person is hospitalized after being shot following an argument at a gas station in Acworth late Wednesday night. 

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Neighbors oppose new grocery store in Cobb County

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Tempers flared at a meeting Wednesday night about a proposed grocery store. Neighbors say they don’t want it.

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Judge to rule on ballot issue in 6th district run-off

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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A judge may soon change the way Georgia voters cast their ballots just days before Election Day in Georgia's 6th Congressional District.

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On-line child predator sting leads to 15 arrests

Source: Marietta Police Department via Facebook Source: Marietta Police Department via Facebook
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An online child predator investigation has lead to 15 arrest since October 2016. 

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Man dies from injuries sustained in February shooting

Source: MGN Online Source: MGN Online
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According to authorities, police found 22-year-old Jeremie Brown at the Upland Townhomes in Mableton suffering from a gunshot wound. 

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Crews scramble to complete construction projects during school break

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Thousands of drivers in Cobb County are forced to adjust their daily travel plans as several busy roadways are shut down for the entire Summer. 

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New ad links Jon Ossoff to controversial Kathy Griffin tweet

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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The race for the District 6 congressional seat continues to heat up after a new attack ad targeting Jon Ossoff hit the airwaves, linking him to a recent controversial tweet by comedian Kathy Griffin.

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Gray Death is changing police work forever

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Gone are the days when police could feel relatively safe digging around the pockets of a person they're putting under arrest.

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City of Marietta considers plan for citizen police

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Marietta City Council is expected to vote on a plan to add 10 new positions to the Marietta Police Department in the form of non-sworn officers, though the employees would carry out some duties currently handled by officers.

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Cobb County worker accused of cashing county checks, keeping the money

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A Cobb County government employee is facing forgery and theft charges after authorities said she cashed checks made out to the county and kept the cash. 

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Volunteer killed in fatal I-75 crash on Memorial Day

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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The identity of a man killed in a Memorial Day crash on I-75 has been released.

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Smyrna police track mail theft ring, dozens of victims identified

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Investigators in Smyrna and around metro Atlanta are trying to apprehend suspects in what they believe is a mail theft ring, targeting homes and banks around metro Atlanta. Four people have been arrested since November, while six more remain at large.

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Acworth sailor killed in motorcycle crash in Japan to return home Tuesday

Source: In memory of Savannah Cagle Facebook page Source: In memory of Savannah Cagle Facebook page
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The body of an Acworth sailor killed following a motorcycle crash in Okinawa, Japan will be returned home on Tuesday. 

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Neighbors say lightning caused Cobb County house fire

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Neighbors in a Cobb County community say a very unlucky lightning strike picked one house out of an entire block, sparking a fire.

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82-year-old man shoots daughter in Cobb County

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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An 82-year-old man shot his 41-year-old daughter in Cobb County Sunday. Police say the man will not be charged. 

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