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"Moms Demand Action" protest on steps of Capitol

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As the debate on gun legislation continues to dominate conversation after a school shooting in Florida left 17 dead, the group "Moms Demand Action" hit the steps of the state capitol in protest on Wednesday.

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APD officer in stable condition after crashing vehicle during chase

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An Atlanta Police officer is hospitalized after he crashed his cruiser into a utility pole Wednesday morning during a chase involving a stolen vehicle. 

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Man's body recovered from Chattahoochee River

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The search for a missing man in Sandy Springs has been called off after his body was recovered from the Chattahoochee River Tuesday morning.

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Uber Eats driver accused of fatally shooting man in Buckhead surrenders to police, in custody Video included

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A 30-year-old man has died after being shot several times following a dispute with an Uber Eats driver on Saturday in Buckhead.

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Homicide suspect caught on surveillance

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The suspect in this case was seen running from the scene and is considered armed and dangerous. 

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Coca Cola CEO pulls Atlanta's business elite together in 1964 to honor Dr. King

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It's hard to believe the city's rich history of inclusion and integration was in jeopardy in 1964. Today's skyline might look very different if it weren't for executives at the Coca Cola Company.

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Atlanta mayor transfers deeds to APS Video included

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Dozens of schools that were in the hands of the City of Atlanta are returning to the Atlanta Public School System. 

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Florida homicide suspect surrenders in Alpharetta

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A nationwide manhunt is over after a suspect in a Florida homicide surrendered himself to authorities in Alpharetta on Monday.

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From limited resources to becoming first black woman to own studio in Georgia

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With limited resources and financing for TV and film production, Tammy Williams took a leap of faith in 2010. She became the first black woman to own her own studio and post production facility in Georgia.

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CDC: Flu season could soon be reaching it's peak Video included

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Twenty-two more cases of children dying from flu related causes have been confirmed. 

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Clark Atlanta’s band director makes history Video included

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In less than a year, new band director Tomisha Brock has turned the group around while making history as the university’s first female band director. 

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Sandy Springs student in custody, accused of posting violent online threat

Police say the threat was made by a Sandy Springs Charter Middle School student. Police say the threat was made by a Sandy Springs Charter Middle School student.
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A Sandy Springs boy is accused of posting a violent online threat that rattled the nerves of students and parents in two Fulton County communities.

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Better Call Harry: Who pays when police smash your car?

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A Georgia State patrol car pursues a suspected stolen vehicle into a northwest Atlanta neighborhood. 

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How long will increased patrols last following robberies of Georgia Tech students?

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After a series of armed robberies of Georgia Tech students in neighborhoods around campus, Atlanta police vowed to stop the troubling crime trend.

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Tips on getting help from the VA

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Pamela Parker's story of getting raped in the Marines, and living out of her car on-and-off for decades after, stunned viewers. But it didn't come as a surprise to other veterans who are dealing with similar issues.

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VIDEO: Couple steals dog from Fulton County Animal Shelter

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Authorities are searching for two suspects they say stole an adopted Yorkshire Terrier from the Fulton County Animal Services Shelter, and the incident was caught on surveillance video. 

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Womans' body found near Atlanta Heights Charter School

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Police are trying to determine what happened after a woman's body was found near Atlanta Heights Charter School early Wednesday morning.

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Atlanta Hawks' "Swipe Right Night" couple to tie knot at Philips Arena

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Ben McCleskey and Avery Armstrong will say their vows in the same arena where their romance began. 

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African penguins celebrate 27 years of love at Georgia Aquarium

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Charlie and Lizzy from the Georgia Aquarium celebrated 27 years of love by taking a stroll through the aquarium Wednesday.

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Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Fairburn

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A busy Fulton County roadway is shut down after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle early Wednesday morning. 

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Exclusive: Two more deaths at Fulton Co. Jail following Bulldog investigation

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Two more inmates have died at the Fulton County Jail, in just the new year, the CBS46 Bulldog learned exclusively Tuesday. 

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Burkhart's Pub closes for good Video included

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Joshua Rackliffe's apartment could double as his dressing room. For the last three years, he's performed as a drag queen at Burkhart's Pub under the stage name Brigitte Bidet. 

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Hartsfield-Jackson employee with autism missing over a week

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Police are searching for a missing woman with autism who hasn't been seen since leaving her job at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport on February 4. 

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1 dead after double shooting in northwest Atlanta

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One person has died following a double shooting in northwest Atlanta Sunday morning. 

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Music producer shot, killed in northwest Atlanta Video included

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Police say a man was shot and killed in northwest Atlanta Saturday night.

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Man crashes, dies after being shot by trooper following chase in Atlanta Video included

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A man died Friday afternoon in a crash after he was shot by a trooper following a chase in Atlanta.

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Abducted Texas child found safe in Alpharetta

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A young girl who was abducted in Texas is back home with her mother after she was found safe in Alpharetta. 

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Missing 11-year-old found safe in Atlanta

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Police say they've found an 11-year-old reported missing in Atlanta late Thursday. 

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Suspect shot by Atlanta police officers following chase Video included

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A man was shot by Atlanta police officers Thursday afternoon after leading authorities on a chase.

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Marijuana soon could be a non-arrestable offense in Fulton County

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Officials in Fulton County are trying to reduce the jail population and they think making the punishment for possession of marijuana a non-arrestable offense may help in their efforts to do just that.

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