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Jury convicts man of killing two during robbery

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A jury in Fulton County found a man guilty for killing two people during a robbery disguised as an illegal drug sale.

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Startling findings in link between brain disease, football

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CBS46 is digging into startling findings in the link between brain disease and football. A new study shows just how extensive the problem is among NFL players who have taken repeated hits to the head.

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Cosmetic craze raising eyebrows

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For Anya Hanks, tattooing her eyebrows was the makeup miracle she'd been searching for.

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4 arrested in connection to stolen vehicle in Atlanta

From left to right, Adams, Parker, Morgan and Crosby (Source: Atlanta Police Department) From left to right, Adams, Parker, Morgan and Crosby (Source: Atlanta Police Department)
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Police say they arrested four people accused of stealing a vehicle in Atlanta.

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Roof of Mercedes-Benz Stadium will be closed to start football season

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CBS46 has learned that the roof of the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium won't be ready, and will thus remain shut for the start of the football season. 

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What you should know about micropigmentation, microblading

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Beauty trends microblading and micropigmentation are sparking eyebrow envy here in Atlanta.  And it's not just for eyebrows. Micropigmentation gave Anthony Johnson his hairline back after hair loss caused by alopecia.

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Attorney describes possible consequences of day camp after child drowns Video included

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After the tragic death of a child at a metro Atlanta day camp, his parents are left distraught. We know the child's family is getting ready to sue, but we wanted to dig deeper and learn more about their options, and the realistic civil and criminal consequences of the child's drowning.

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Study shows Atlanta is not the worst city for drivers

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According to a study by Wallethub.com, there are 30 cities worse to drive in than Atlanta. Drivers in Atlanta find that hard to believe.

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City leaders discuss plan to convert surplus property into affordable housing

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An Atlanta City Council committee will discuss a plan Tuesday that aims to create more affordable housing in the city. 

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Sister shoots brother in leg after argument in Atlanta

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Police say a sister shot her brother in the leg following an argument in Atlanta early Tuesday morning.

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Former store manager speaks out after officer strikes woman with baton, will file complaint

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CBS46 has been tracking all the new developments, and the aftermath of cell phone video showing a DeKalb County police officer repeatedly hitting a woman with his baton. CBS46's Sharon Reed joined Rashad Richey on 1380 WOAK Monday for an exclusive interview, where we heard a new take on the incident from the former store manager. 

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Residents try to keep T-Mobile cell tower out their neighborhood

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Some people living in a Roswell neighborhood have worked for years to keep a cell phone tower out of the community, even taking the issue to the Supreme Court. Roswell city leaders took the issue up once again Monday night.

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Family tells story of child with Autism Video included

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The Autism Society of Georgia estimates that there are more than 155,000 Georgians living with autism. The Eidex family gave CBS46 full access to their home to tell the story of Effie. His mother describes him as a 2-year-old in a teenager's body. 

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Sinkholes causing concerns for residents

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Two sink holes exactly a mile a part in northwest Atlanta are causing issues for drivers and homeowners.

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Fact checking the back-to-school commute congestion

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When school is out during the summer most people say driving is easier. But once school is back in session, things seem to change.

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Starting salaries high in construction industry

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CBS46 discovered the reason many of these professions have low starting salaries which drives people to other jobs. However, CBS46 learned highway construction is one industry that has a higher starting rate than many other jobs.

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Enota Park to receive facelift thanks to federal government

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The Department of Interior announced it would give $600,000 to the park through its Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program. 

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16-year-old shot in SE Atlanta

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Police are investigating a shooting that involved a 16-year-old boy in southeast Atlanta. 

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Tech camp virtually whips kids into shape

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The goal of the camp was to educate young people in Atlanta on website design and robotics. 

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Police: Burglary suspects target elderly, deceased

Jeffory Griffin and Nicole Dribnak have both been arrested for similar break-ins. Jeffory Griffin and Nicole Dribnak have both been arrested for similar break-ins.
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There have been a rash of break-ins in South Fulton County, and one of the homes has been broken into three times in the past three months. 

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DreamHack game festival makes its way to Atlanta

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The world's digital festival is underway at the Georgia World Congress Center. 

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Hotel guests: We have no water, no AC

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Many guests at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia Atlanta Hotel are frustrated after learning their rooms have no water and no air conditioning.

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Man shot in leg in Atlanta

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Police say a man was shot in the leg in Atlanta Saturday.

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Free school supplies at Atlanta event today

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The first day of school will be here before you know it. Stocking up on school supplies isn't cheap, but an event today will help.

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Atlanta needs outside contractor to fix sinkhole that's shut down road

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CBS46 is taking a closer look at what the city is doing to repair a sink hole that has shut down a Buckhead road.

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2,500 working around the clock on Mercedes-Benz Stadium

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CBS46 cameras got a sneak peak at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Five weeks from the Falcons opening game, much work has been done, but it appears there's a lot more to do before that first kickoff.

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Man shot in shoulder in southwest Atlanta

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Police say a man was shot in southwest Atlanta late Friday. The shooting occurred just after 9 p.m. in the 100 block of Racine Street SW.

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Artist designs 'border wall' in midtown Atlanta

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For weeks, people in west Midtown have stopped and stared, gazing at a 16 foot wall at the corner of 10th Street and Howell Mill Road. Glued on 40,000 lbs. of concrete and steel are printed images of President Donald Trump and the Mexican flag.

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Economic team led by Atlanta's mayor wants free tickets to Mercedes-Benz Stadium

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CBS46 is uncovering why some city workers say they need free tickets to the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

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18-year-old shot in southeast Atlanta

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An 18-year-old man was shot in southeast Atlanta Friday afternoon. The shooting occurred in the 500 block of Hillside Village Drive SE around 4 p.m.

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19-year-old rushed to hospital after near-drowning at Atlanta pool

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A 19-year-old man was taken to the hospital Thursday after a near-drowning at an Atlanta pool.

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