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CBS46 counterfeit smoke detector investigation yields results Video included

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An exclusive CBS46 News investigation forced the nationwide recall of more than 18,000 fake smoke detectors. More>>

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Convicted felon asks judge to step down from her eviction case Video included

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Phyllis Peterson, 47, of Canton, asked Cherokee County Superior Court Judge David Cannon to recuse himself from the civil case in which he is being asked to evict Peterson.
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MARTA bus drivers still parking in road, leaving buses unattended Video included

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A CBS46 investigation uncovered an ongoing issue with MARTA buses parking in traffic while drivers take breaks. More>>

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College student victim of tax identity fraud Video included

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A lot of us wait until the last minute to file our taxes. Some people are getting an unwelcome surprise when they file online. Someone has already filed for them. It's not April Fools, it's a real problem More>>

Career criminal accused of living in home rent-free for 5 years Video included

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A convicted felon has lived rent-free for nearly five years in a half-million dollar home, according to court records and neighbors in the upscale Cherokee County community.
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Alleged squatter arrested, her young children evicted from home

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An alleged squatter has been arrested for allegedly forging a lease that she used to orchestrate a scheme to live in a home for nearly five months.  More>>

Alleged squatter exposed by CBS Atlanta investigation faces new charge

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DeKalb County Police filed a charge of identity fraud against a woman already accused of forging a lease to live in a big home for free. 
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Cobb Commissioners voted to change names of roads around Six Flags Video included

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Cobb County Commissioners voted Tuesday on a plan to rename four of five roads named after Six Flags over Georgia.
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EXCLUSIVE: Accused squatter indicted on additional charges

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An accused squatter, exposed by a CBS46 investigation last year, has been indicted on six charges.
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Medical equipment seized from Kennesaw med spa Video included

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A metro Atlanta doctor who recently had her license suspended ran into more problems Tuesday. This time, Dr. Nedra Dodds and Opulence Aesthetic Medicine encountered financial trouble. More>>

'Real Housewife of Atlanta' sets record straight after customer alleges fraud Video included

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One of the Real Housewives of Atlanta is setting the record straight after a customer alleged fraud. The complaint? Her company is accepting money for services but the company isn't keeping up its end of the bargain. More>>

Dad believes med spa victim's spirit appears during interview

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For seven months, CBS Atlanta News has been investigating the deaths of two women at a metro Atlanta med spa. The family of one of the victims said their daughter's spirit appeared during interview. More>>

Ga Dept. of Revenue quiet on plans to fix unclaimed property website

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The website that allows Georgians to search for unclaimed property has not worked properly for at least the past 24 hours, according to inquiries conducted by CBS46 staff and viewers.
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More than 224,000 Georgians owed unclaimed property Video included

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Some 224,000 people in Georgia have unclaimed property being held by the Georgia Department of Revenue. Could your name be on the list? More>>

Exclusive: Georgia does little to connect people with unclaimed property Video included

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A CBS46 investigation found Georgia's efforts to increase the public's awareness of forgotten funds fails in comparison to those of other states. More>>

Deal, Reed at awards luncheon while storm hits, causing gridlock in Atlanta

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As a winter storm warning for metro Atlanta entered its third hour Tuesday, both the state's and city's top leaders were attending an awards luncheon rather than overseeing emergency planning and response. More>>

Lawmakers considering bill that would block Georgians from suing doctors Video included

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State lawmakers are considering a bill, dubbed The Patient Injury Act, that would prevent patients and their families from suing doctors and hospitals in Georgia.
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Protecting your parents from ripoffs

Imagine finding out that an elderly loved one in your family had signed up for multiple magazine subscriptions while believing they had won a $5,000 sweepstakes. It happened to at least one consumer. More>>

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Crash spotlights loophole allowing emergency workers to text while driving

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Every day at least nine people are killed and over a thousand injured due to distracted driving.  Its become a dangerous epidemic on our roads. More>>

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Leave policy forces officer injured in line of duty out of job

They are there when we need them: first responders. Police officers, firefighters and paramedics respond when you have an emergency. They put their lives on the line to save others, but what happens if they're hurt? More>>

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Women take extreme measures to prevent pain from permanent birth control

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Metro Atlanta mothers are speaking out about a permanent birth control they claim causes debilitating pain. It's called Essure. More>>

Women complain about complications with Essure permanent birth control

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There's a warning for women in the market for a permanent birth control. Some women complain about complications from Essure. It's marketed as being cheaper and safer than getting your tubes tied. More>>

EXCLUSIVE: Councilwoman Archibong sues opponents for libel, slander

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CBS Atlanta News has learned that Atlanta City Councilwoman Natalyn Archibong has sued her campaign opponents for the District 5 council seat for libel and slander. More>>

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State worker fired after reporting Regent's ethics violation, fights for job back

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Todd Brandenburg, of Evans, has been fighting Georgia's Board of Regents since he was fired from the Georgia Medical College in Augusta in 2005.
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Investigation exposes admission that Regents don't read employee appeals

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A CBS Atlanta investigation exposes allegations that the powerful Board of Regents has mishandled appeals filed by terminated employees. 
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Former employee: Board of Regents hiding records that show mismanagement

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Denise Caldon, of Macon, has repeatedly tried to unseal court records that she said contains evidence that the Board of Regents has mismanaged a college campus and employment appeals.
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Student: Investigation into Ga. university system is 'my own version of Watergate'

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When news that the college he attended had developed a $16 million budget deficit in May 2012, David Schick knew it was the big story he had wanted.
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Former employees: Developer is taking advantage of taxpayers' money

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Mary Gantt said the odor of mold in her DeKalb County apartment was something she just could not take.  "I didn't want to invite anyone over," said Gantt.  "It was horrible."  She showed photos to CBS More>>

UGA professor sues GA Attorney General and others for racketeering

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A University of Georgia professor accused the state's attorney general of mob-like criminal activities in a lawsuit filed in Fulton County state court Thursday.
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