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Proposal to boost economic development bans churches

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A plan to boost economic development on Memorial Drive bans places of worship in certain areas.

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Workshop held to address Beltline concerns

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Neighbors near Mercedes-Benz Stadium are bracing for this weekend's opening. Their worries include traffic and rising home values, but programs created to help are causing confusion.

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DeKalb County residents complain about 'drug dealer attracting' abandoned house

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A stroll down Longleaf Drive in Decatur is not as pleasant as you might think. One home in the neighborhood is a rundown eyesore and homeowners say tax records show it's owned by the county.

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North Georgia town all shook up over Elvis Video included

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More than a dozen Elvis tribute artists performed before die hard fans commemorating the King in the small town of Cornelia.

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Mercedes-Benz Stadium to open with certificate of occupancy

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In less than two weeks Atlanta’s Mercedes Benz Stadium will open its doors to thousands of eager fans.

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Heavy traffic delays expected for solar eclipse

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In late August, you might want to steer clear of traffic on North Georgia interstates. The Georgia Department of Transportation is warning drivers to expect significant delays north of I-20.

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Attempted robbery caught on cam; Community fights back

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One metro Atlanta community found a way to crack down on crime in their neighborhood. 

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Some hope Beltline will improve fortunes of families living there

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Construction crews for the west side Beltline are finishing work on three more miles of the popular trail. The new segment near Morehouse College is supposed to open in a few weeks. It will link Washington Park to Adair Park in an historic neighborhood struggling with abandoned and blighted home.

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City of Statham sued over DUI arrests by former police officer

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City of Statham sued over DUI arrests by former Police Officer Marc Lofton.

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Mom sues after wheelchair-bound teen thrown to floor on school bus, goes minutes without aid

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A wheelchair-bound teenager was thrown to the floor of a school bus. The seconds tick fast, growing into minuets before anyone comes to her aid.

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Police try to improve neighborhood known for drugs

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Just a month out from the opening of the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, CBS46 is exploring a community some consider a forgotten neighborhood, just steps from the gates of the shiny new Atlanta landmark.

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Concern rising over property values following Atlanta Beltline

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Concern is rising over property values following Atlanta's popular Beltline as it finishes construction in some of Atlanta's poorest neighborhoods.

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Investigators close to solving 34-year-old cold case

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The brutal murder of Timothy Coggins happened more than a quarter of a century ago about an hour south of Atlanta in Spalding County. Now investigators are close to solving the crime.

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DeKalb County sheriff back at work after suspension

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DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey Mann returned to work Monday after serving a 40-day suspension ordered by the Governor.

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Critical gaps that could put families in mobile homes at risk during storms

Mobile homes are often left vulnerable in bad weather. CBS46 investigative reporter Sally Sears spent months challenging authorities about the inspection process and the critical gaps that could put Georgia families at risk. 

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Police union says video of officer beating woman doesn't tell whole story

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A spokesperson with the DeKalb Fraternal Order of Police says viral video of a DeKalb County police officer beating a woman inside a store doesn't tell the whole story.

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Warning issued on high tech credit card scam called shimming

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The Better Business Bureau is issuing a warning on a new high tech credit card scam called shimming. 

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Investigation finds safety violations with mobile homes in severe weather

CBS46 is working to keep you safe during severe weather. Our months-long investigation found troubling evidence of safety violations, specifically involving the growing mobile home industry in Georgia. 

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Controversial cop accused of false DUI arrests gets new job

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Nestled in the mountains of north Georgia, there’s a new deputy in Dahlonega and to some he’s no stranger.

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DeKalb County Schools to spend $85,000 on marketing campaign

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The DeKalb County School District launched a new billboard marketing campaign to change the perception of the school system.

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Protestors want DeKalb Police Officer fired for using excessive force

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Community activists demanded that DeKalb County Police fire one of their officers on Friday. They protested the actions of Officer P.J. Larscheid seen on video striking a homeless woman with a baton more than a dozen times last month.

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Teens, Trauma & Trouble Video included

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For the past year, our cameras have had unprecedented access in some metro area juvenile courtrooms, watching as youth charged with armed-robbery, gang violence and, in some cases, murder, are processed through the system.

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County demolishes dilapidated buildings at Brannon Hill Condos

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DeKalb County crews began removing trash and debris from burned buildings at the Brannon Hill Condos in Clarkston.

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Sheriff accused of violating policy in bid for re-election

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A contested race for sheriff has prompted voters to speak out about what they believe is misconduct in their county.

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Video shows Walton County Sheriff in bar brawl

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CBS46 obtained surveillance video on Wednesday showing Walton County Sheriff Joe Chapman involved in a bar fight in Florida last May.

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U.S. Army to investigate soldier's mysterious death

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With full military honors, 36-year-old Kyle Tafel was laid to rest at the Georgia National Cemetery in Cherokee County. He was a Major in the Army National Guard serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, but Tafel did not lose his life on the battlefield.

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Airline passenger causes chaos in cabin at Atlanta Airport

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You can almost always expect some delays when traveling through the world's busiest airport in Atlanta. But passengers on board American Airlines Flight 218 from Atlanta to Chicago did not expect to be delayed because of an altercation between a passenger and flight attendant.

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