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Feds: Guns bought on 'dark web' posing security threat in 2018

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A covert operation by the federal government finds--buying illegal firearms on the dark web--is easier than first thought.      The new report--in the wake of a series of mass shootings--comes on the heels of a CBS46 probe, showcasing the problem in Atlanta. With legitimate gun sellers unwilling to sell to prohibited buyers., those seeking automatic weapons are going dark, the government audit found. It details a frightening ATF agent sting. The feds were able to pur... More>>

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Feds: Atlanta group uses dark web to export guns around the world

Four people from metro Atlanta known to federal authorities as the “CherryFlavor group” now face federal charges for buying guns legally in Georgia and illegally reselling them to buyers around the world.

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Need cash? Sell your gun, no questions asked

Hundreds of gun owners traded their guns for cash Thursday at an Atlanta event aimed at getting unwanted and illegally obtained guns off the streets.

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Gun Fight: A Primetime Special

Watch "Gun Fight: A Primetime Special," a special presentation from CBS46 News.

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The Gun Fight: A Primetime Special

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We invite you to watch our program we're calling The Gun Fight, a CBS46 News Primetime Special. The two hour special airs Tuesday, January 12 at 7 p.m. on CBS46.

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Judge Hatchett speaks out against black-on-black crime

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The term "black-on-black crime" raises ire. It's an uncomfortable conversation, but one we have to have because black men are dying on our streets at the hands of other black men and we have to learn more about why it's happening.  More>>

Shedding light on gun laws in Georgia

Photo: St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office Photo: St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office
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Social media is exploding with commentary what can be done to stop gun violence. But to solve the problem, we must first be aware of what the current gun laws are.

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Gun sales spike amid calls for tighter gun control

Gun sales have spiked after a speech from President Obama that called for tighter gun control. Gun sales have spiked after a speech from President Obama that called for tighter gun control.
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As President Barack Obama calls for tighter gun control, two iconic gun manufacturers are seeing their stocks soar. 

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Emmy-nominated Judge Hatchett on decreasing gun violence

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Emmy-nominated Judge Hatchett talks about what should be done to improve gun violence. More>>

Georgia city requires residents to own gun

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Did you know that every household in Kennesaw is required to have at least one gun? More>>

Lawyers accuse some judges of not taking guns from abusers

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Some attorneys are accusing some metro Atlanta judges of not enforcing laws meant to keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers. More>>

Debating gun control in Atlanta

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While people are still trying to come to grips with what happened in Oregon, the talks of gun safety and gun control are also on the minds of people. More>>

Gun safety should be bigger priority

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Gun safety courses are not required in Georgia, but anyone who's ever taken a class knows to treat every gun as if it's loaded. More>>

The Gun Fight: The youngest victims

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A bullet--how can something so small change so many lives? A bullet doesn't know who it's meant for or why it's being sent.   More>>

Gun porn: Magazines found in easy access to kids

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The next time you are in a grocery or convenience store, check out the magazine aisle. Gun porn appears to be more popular than travel and cooking magazines and in plain sight of children. More>>

The Iron Pipeline: Gun trafficking in the United States

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Every time law enforcement breaks up one illegal gun running ring, more people are standing by to move weapons from Georgia up the Eastern seaboard. More>>

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Gun deaths in Metro Atlanta by the numbers Video included

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Homicide by gun is something that is in the news all too often. Is Atlanta a hot bed of gun deaths? More>>

What is the Gun Fight?

We're closely examining the facts and presenting pros and cons of the United States gun debate. CBS46 is looking past the headlines and bringing you a complete picture of where the US Stands in the Gun Fight.

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