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Body of 10-month-old recovered during traffic stop

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Police say they found the body of a 10-month-old baby during what started as a traffic stop Wednesday.

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Former Deputy Chief of Staff pleads guilty in Atlanta City Hall bribery case Video included

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Atlanta’s former Deputy Chief of Staff Evelyn Taylor-Parks entered a guilty plea in federal court Wednesday for her role in the corruption scandal plaguing Atlanta City Hall. 

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Concerns over Georgia's election security grows

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Concerns over Georgia's election security are growing as November's election draws closer. To advocate for you, we asked for a sit-down with the man running Fulton County's elections.

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FBI says serious hacking threat could result in millions stolen from ATMs

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The FBI is warning banks about a serious hacking threat that could result in millions of dollars being stolen from ATMs.

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What are your rights? Question raised after video of confrontation goes viral

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A woman identified as Sonya Pate is not without a job after video of her rudely crashing a birthday party went viral online.

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Atlanta Catholics respond to bombshell grand jury report about sexual abuse by priests in Pennsylvania Video included

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The Vatican has not commented yet about a bombshell grand jury report on sex abuse by Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania.

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Woman believes she and friends were escorted out of restaurant because of race Video included

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The woman tells CBS46 she and five friends were enjoying themselves at a birthday celebration at Overdrive Lounge inside the Solis Hotel when things took a turn for the worse.

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Hospital specializing in eating disorders opens in Dunwoody Video included

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A one-of-a-kind hospital in metro Atlanta is dedicated to treating children with a serious and sometimes secret problem.

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I-85 SB slowed at Highway 316 in Gwinnett Co. after tractor trailer accident, debris in the roadway

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A crash between two tractor-trailers on I-85 SB is tying up traffic in Gwinnett County. 

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7-year-old hit, killed by vehicle in Decatur identified Video included

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A 7-year-old child has died after being hit by a vehicle on North Decatur Road and Rockbridge Road.

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Lock down lifted at Columbia Elementary School, 1 man shot

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A lock down at a DeKalb County elementary school has been lifted after police say a gunman opened fire nearby.

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Police: Robbery suspect entered business and attacked woman for her cell phone

(Source: Norcross Police Department) (Source: Norcross Police Department)
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An employee who was inside says the suspect attempted to grab her cell phone from her but when a struggle ensued she was pushed up against the wall as he continued to grab at her phone.

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APD investigating Peachtree Street shooting

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Atlanta Police are investigating an overnight shooting that happened at the intersection of Peachtree Street and MLK Drive.

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1 dead in Paulding Co. police chase

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Paulding County Police were chasing the motorcyclist when the suspect hit a pickup truck at the intersection of CH James Parkway and Oglesby Road SW on Tuesday evening.

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Police fire shot at possible robbery suspect

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An officer responding to a pedestrian robbery call fired a shot at a man matching the description of the suspect. 

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Several children transported to hospital after getting sick at swim meet

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Several children were taken to a hospital after they became sick while in an outside pool at Life Time Fitness Pool.

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Frontier and unaccompanied minors

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Jacque Mckenzie's son Davontae is tall for his age and looks older than he is. But he's only 14, which is a minor. He was traveling as an unaccompanied minor Sunday, August 5 heading home to Atlanta from Orlando. 

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Neighbors help neighbors after storm damage

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One week after storms damaged homes in southeast Atlanta, neighbors joined forces to help each other rebuild. 

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Students, parents say CAU dropped the ball with campus housing Video included

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The 2018-2019 school year begins Wednesday, and some students at Clark Atlanta University are already unhappy with their living situation. 

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SWAT situation at Whittington Townhome community over, suspect in custody

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The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office has a suspect in custody after an hours-long SWAT situation in the Whittington Townhome community in south Forsyth. 

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Computer coding bootcamp opens in midtown

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 Flatiron School, a computer coding bootcamp, opened inside of We-Work at Colony Square. 

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Police to canvas area where teen girl was sexually assaulted on MLK Boulevard Video included

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Atlanta Police say they will be canvassing the neighborhood Tuesday afternoon in an effort to move the investigation forward.

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Police still looking for suspects tied to fatal South Fulton shooting

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According to South Fulton Police, no suspects have been arrested since the August 2 shooting on Godby Road.

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Roswell residents in opposition to proposed tennis facility

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From cow bells to honking cars, Roswell residents voiced their concerns with the plan to construct a 135-tennis court facility on 60 acres of land in Big Creek Park.

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Dunwoody neighborhood upset after cable wires down for over a week Video included

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A Dunwoody community is fed up after cable wires have been down in their neighborhood for almost two weeks.

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Bartow Co. Sheriff's Office investigating after body found in landfill

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A gruesome discovery turned the Bartow County Landfill into a rotten crime scene when a sanitation worker found a dismembered human body in a trash compactor.

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Veteran scammed trying to rent home still in need of new living quarters Video included

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After our story aired, DFACS stepped in to help. Now the family tells CBS46 reporter Natalie Rubino, they are living in a motel filled with drug activity and unsafe condition. 

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GDOT worker injured during construction accident Video included

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A Georgia Department of Transportation contractor is dealing with arm and leg injuries after a section of a rebar fell on him.

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Family of Atlanta Hawks player helps family of woman killed in Bahamas Video included

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It's been a month and a half since a boat explosion in the Bahamas killed Maleka Jackson, leaving behind her injured husband and her 12-year-old son.

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Increased security at GSU following shooting at campus dorms Video included

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Authorities are beefing up security at Georgia State University following a weekend of campus violence. 

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Parents concerned with lack of crossing guard; School now diverting funds to hire guard Video included

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Just about every Metro Atlanta school has traffic backups as parents drop off and pick-up their children.

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Man sentenced for defrauding victims of nearly $1,000,000

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Octaveon Woods was found guilty of defrauding colleges, music festival organizers and others by claiming he was a booking agent for music acts such as Migos, Lil Yachty and Post Malone.

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GBI investigating officer-involved shooting, one officer injured by car in Clayton County Video included

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation was called to investigate an officer-involved shooting in Clayton County. 

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Tree falls on vehicle with woman and children inside

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The tree fell on Peyton Road just north of Benjamin E. Mays Drive, according to Atlanta Police Department.

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Bond denied for man accused of shooting ex-girlfriend in face, stabbing K9 in head Video included

Randy Young (Source: Clayton County Police Department) Randy Young (Source: Clayton County Police Department)
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Bond has been denied for a man who police say stabbed a K9 in the head after shooting his ex-girlfriend in the face in Clayton County, killing her.

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Motorcyclist killed in morning accident on I-85

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Atlanta Police say the victim was traveling southbound on I-85 when he veered into another vehicle's lane hitting the driver side door of a car.

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Road reopens following sinkhole repair in Gwinnet Co. Video included

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Venture Road in Gwinnett County is now open following the repair of a massive sinkhole that opened in late June.

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Runaway teen remains missing after three weeks

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Deputies say Destiny La'Shon Layne was last seen July 24.

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Restaurant Report Card: Chili's - 59U; 4 Rivers Smokehouse wins Golden Spatula Award

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A major metro Atlanta restaurant chain failed to make the grade this week when the health inspector showed up. The popular restaurant received a score in the 50's on a surprise inspection.

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LISTEN: Omarosa recorded John Kelly firing her

Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former "Apprentice" star and estranged aide to President Donald Trump is seen here speaking to NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, August 12, 2018. Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former "Apprentice" star and estranged aide to President Donald Trump is seen here speaking to NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, August 12, 2018.
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Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former "Apprentice" star and estranged aide to President Donald Trump, claimed on Sunday that she recorded White House chief of staff John Kelly firing her in the Situation Room.

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Unauthorized rodeo in South Fulton lands two men in police custody

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Police say an event held in the 3200 block of Butner Road caused major traffic delays on Camp Creek Parkway and nearly three miles on Butner Road.

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Police: Excessive force not used to arrest man for obstruction and criminal trespass

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The suspect was allegedly harassing customers, asking for drugs, unable to pay for food he ordered and refusing to leave.

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Police search for motorcycle rider committing car thefts in east Atlanta

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Atlanta police need your help finding a motorcycle rider who has broken into a number of cars in east Atlanta.

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Teen shot in abdomen, alleged shooter is 39-years-old per police

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Witnesses say a 13-year-old male was shot in the abdomen in the 3000 block of Landrum Street after he and the suspect got into an altercation.

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Woman found stabbed to death in Norcross hotel

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Investigators say a security guard with the Extended Stay in the 2200 block of Pelican Drive found the woman in a room at 12:30 a.m.

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Georgia State University student shot outside of dormitory

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GSU Police say the victim was possibly shot twice at 5 a.m. while inside the vehicle outside of student housing in the 100 block of Piedmont.

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New low-cost pharmacy opens in Norcross

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This is the first non-profit pharmacy in the state of Georgia, and it is 100 percent stocked with donated medications. 

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Gwinnett County Schools to host bus driver job fair Video included

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Gwinnett County Public Schools is holding a job fair Saturday for bus drivers due to a shortage. 

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Governor Deal visits Amazon Fulfillment Center in Jefferson

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Governor Nathan Deal visited an Amazon Fulfillment Center in Jefferson to see how the facility has put Georgians to work, but he also threw out hints as to  why Amazon should pick his state for their second headquarters.  

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Gymnast champ launches soap business

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A Gwinnett County kid is making a name for herself as a triple threat. 10-year-old Addy Tep is a level seven gymnastics champ and a three-time medalist. 

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Couple poses as DFACS to take kids Video included

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Authorities have a new warning for parents in Jackson County. Investigators are looking for two adults who are posing as government workers. 

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Report documents human rights violations at the Atlanta Detention Center Video included

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A metro Atlanta non-profit has released a scathing report about the Atlanta Detention Center. The 106-page report documents multiple human rights violations.

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Two struck by vehicle during music video shoot

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Two people are recovering after being struck by a vehicle during the filming of a rap music video in northeast Atlanta early Friday morning. 

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Man indicted on murder charge in Alabama captured in Cobb County

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A man wanted in Alabama in connection to a child's death has been captured in Marietta.

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Democrat running for GA Congress convicted of DUI

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A candidate for Congress has been jailed in Georgia while he awaits sentencing for a drunken driving conviction.

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Trees down, power out to many in Buckhead

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It could be a tough start to the morning for Buckhead residents as the storms that blew through on Thursday toppled tress and knocked down power lines, causing several outages in the area. 

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New policy on pledge of allegiance at school creates outcry

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Students at a charter school in Atlanta will no longer say the pledge of allegiance in the morning. Since the announcement to parents on Tuesday, there has been a massive outcry.

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Organizations say Kemp should resign position in gubernatorial run

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Several organizations are calling on Secretary of State Brian Kemp to resign his position as he continues his run for governor of Georgia. 

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Sanitation workers strike, claim company violating federal labor laws

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Sanitation workers for Republic Services have walked off the job, claiming the company is violating federal labor laws. 

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Better Call Harry: Roundabout confusion

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When viewers call Harry, they usually want help getting their money back. But a Roswell woman called Harry because she wants him to teach people how to drive.

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Pair pretending to be DFCS workers try to pick up kids off school bus

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Police say a man and woman pretending to be child service employees tried to pick up two children getting off a school bus Tuesday.

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City of Dunwoody requests new EMS zone

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City leaders presented facts to the state EMS Council that most of the response times for AMR in Dunwoody are about 15-minutes instead of the agreed upon 8-minutes in the contract. 

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Cobb County communities invest in crime fighting camera Video included

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The device records the license plate of every vehicle entering the subdivision and the video is saved to the Icloud for 30 days. 

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Podcast explores marginalized missing persons cases Video included

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Nearly 40 years ago, Donna Green gave birth to a baby boy Raymond, and days later, he was abducted from her home. 

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APS Superintendent named honorary member of The Junior League of Atlanta

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Dr. Meria Joel Carstarphen, who currently serves as the Superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools, has demonstrated a strong commitment and contribution to the mission of the Junior League.  

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Investigators: Officer runs stop sign, kills moped driver in Atlanta Video included

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A moped driver was killed while Wednesday after being struck by a the rider was hit by an Atlanta police officer. 

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Signs stating armed teachers go up in Georgia school district

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One Georgia school district is making news after signs were recently put up around school campuses.

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Hundreds of students receive school supplies from IUPAT

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Rock Chapel Elementary students received a big surprise just in time for the first day of school. 

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Huge tennis center may be coming to Roswell

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A huge tennis center that would feature the most clay courts of any facility in the nation may be coming to Roswell. 

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VIDEO: Falcons lineman pull off awesome gender reveal for teammate

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Atlanta Falcons lineman Andy Levitre and his wife Katie wanted something special to reveal the gender of their baby and turned to teammates to help out. 

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First time ever! Peachtree City advances to LLWS

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A team from Peachtree City will try to become the fourth group of youngsters from Georgia to win a Little League World Series championship after advancing to Williamsport, Pennsylvania on Wednesday. 

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Korean War soldier's remains finally return home Video included

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It's been a long wait for a north Georgia family as the remains of a U.S. serviceman killed during combat will return to the state Thursday. 

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Sentencing date set for Georgia woman who leaked secrets

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A Georgia woman who pleaded guilty to leaking a secret U.S. report is scheduled to be sentenced later this month. 

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Deputy injured during Alabama chase that ended in Georgia

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A Georgia sheriff's deputy is in critical condition after being struck during a chase that started in Alabama and ended in northwest Georgia. 

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Woman fatally shot at Gwinnett County apartment complex

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A woman is dead following a shooting at an apartment complex in Gwinnett County early Tuesday morning.

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6 Centennial HS cheerleaders kicked off team for "violating athletic code of conduct"

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Six Centennial High School cheerleaders will no longer be allowed to participate on the sideline and competition participation after violating rules. 

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12-year-old struck by bullet while standing in kitchen

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Police say the child was standing in the kitchen when a bullet came from the rear of the houses and struck him in the abdomen.

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Woman shares nightmare experience after having butt injections removed

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A new documentary airing on BET investigates the increasingly popular and sometimes fatal trend that is globally impacting the lives of many women of color: black-market cosmetic surgery.

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Parents outraged after changes to bus stops

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All new this year, the Douglas County School District announced buses will not be stopping to pick up individual kids at their doors anymore. Instead, bus stops will be combined to cut down on overall trip times, some of which, they say, used to last 90 minutes each way.

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Four arrested in Walton County pill mill bust Video included

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Four people are in custody after Walton County Sheriff's deputies busted a pill mill operation.

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Male dancers to debut as NFL cheerleaders

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Now they are accepting men onto the dance squad which means they're not there primarily for stunting and that's new.  

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Couple accused of abuse, keeping children in filthy living conditions

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Richard Coolidge and Amanda Lufkins are both charged with cruelty to child and battery, family violence after being arrested.

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South Fulton Police investigate vehicle theft and assault

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Police were called to the 3200 block of Sable Run Road in connection with an alleged motor vehicle theft and assault August 8. 

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Rats destroy woman's belongings held in storage Video included

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A mother who was transitioning between homes stored her entire four bedroom house in a storage facility only to find her property destroyed.

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Gwinnett County property taxes due by Oct. 15

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Gwinnett County officials say property owners will be receiving their 2018 property tax bills in the coming days.

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Pop-up dental clinic fills void in care

Pop-up dental clinic in Augusta expected to serve more than 2,000 people. Dozens of dentists from Atlanta will perform free dental care over two days starting Friday. Pop-up dental clinic in Augusta expected to serve more than 2,000 people. Dozens of dentists from Atlanta will perform free dental care over two days starting Friday.
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More than 2,000 people in need of dental care will get it this weekend - free of charge. 

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DeKalb County firefighter found dead at station

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Barry Everett, 42, was found dead during a shift change at Fire Station 25 on Rockbridge Road in Stone Mountain. Everett had been a firefighter for nine years.

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Former Reed deputy chief of staff charged in Atlanta City Hall bribery investigation Video included

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New charges have been filed in the federal corruption investigation of Atlanta City Hall. 

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Teen jogger who vanished from Forsyth Co. park returns home safe Video included

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A University of Georgia student who went missing Monday evening after going for a jog returned home Wednesday morning unhurt.

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Agencies cracking down on trucks and buses on I-285 Video included

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Police in DeKalb County are cracking down on tractor trailer trucks and bus violations along major corridor on the north side of the city.

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At-risk man who left an East Point medical center found safe

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Fernanda Smith was found safe and taken to the hospital to be check out.

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Sheriff's deputy breaks fall of woman tumbling out of tree

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A strange scene played out in the parking lot of the Clayton County Jail after a woman, who had recently been released from the facility, climbed a tree and wouldn't come down. 

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Elderly woman escapes injury after car crashes into her front porch

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An elderly woman is counting her blessings after she escaped injury when a vehicle slammed into the porch of her home in Atlanta. 

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Program offers before and after-school meals for needy students

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As students go back to class in Douglas County, they'll have the chance to participate in a unique program that offers meals not only before school but after as well. 

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All public housing is now smoke-free Video included

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HUD says more than 940 thousand public housing units will be impacted by this rule, along with 760 thousand children living in those apartments. 

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Outrage over anti-Communist Party oath at local college Video included

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An English professor applying for a job received a shocking demand: Sign a loyalty oath that he's not a member of the Communist Party. 

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Minors stranded at airport without parents Video included

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Nine-year-old Carter Gray and his 7-year-old sister Etta have been on dozens of flights but their first flight without their parents was a nightmare.  

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East Point firefighter delivers clothes, shoes to Belize City

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An East Point firefighter traveled back to his hometown of Belize City, and he was able to bring back hundreds of pounds of shoes and clothes.

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One-on-one with Senator Johnny Isakson Video included

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Senator Johnny Isakson's office is filled with pictures and symbols honoring our nation's military. 

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Gubernatorial candidates take strong stance in campaigns

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In campaign 2018, it's not the old way of doing business, instead Georgia's candidates for governor appear to be tacking to the right or left. 

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Male suspect allegedly robs SunTrust bank in Carrollton

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Officers in Carrollton are looking for a bank robbery suspect who stole an undisclosed amount of money from a SunTrust bank on Tuesday afternoon.

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Stockbridge councilmember appointed to state policy council

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A Stockbridge councilmember has become the newest member of the Georgia Municipal Association's Legislative Policy Council.

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CBS46 Investigates: Shoot or don't shoot? Training facility lets people become first responders Video included

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A brand new training facility that puts regular citizens in the shoes of first responders to see what they would do.

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Toss your old electronics and paper at Rockdale County event

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A $20 cash fee will be applied for each TV and $10 each for CRT monitors. All other electronics and paper items are free to recycle.

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U.S. Marshals capture Atlanta assault suspect in West Virginia

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A task force arrested Michael Colclough at business on Caperton Boulevard in Martinsburg.

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City of Atlanta revisiting event permit requirements following shooting at Coan Park bash

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The city of Atlanta is taking another look at it's outdoor events permitting process after a recent East Atlanta community bash ended in gunfire.

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Cagle campaign workers say they haven't been paid

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Campaign workers are now accusing Lt. Governor Casey Cagle campaign of not paying them.

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5 metro Atlanta student athletes suspended in UNC school-issued shoe controversy

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Five student athletes who were among 13 suspended from the University of North Carolina's football team for selling their school-issued shoes are from metro Atlanta. 

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Artificial intelligence used to ward off school attacks

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Could artificial intelligence be the way to keep children safe from attacks in school? 

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Fire rages through abandoned Atlanta apartment complex

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An abandoned apartment complex in Atlanta is destroyed after fire ripped through the structure early Tuesday morning, sending smoke billowing into the sky that could be seen for miles. 

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Man fights to retain his property although city claims eminent domain

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An Atlanta man may be getting ready for a fight with city hall and at stake, his own land the city wants to seize through eminent domain.

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Spalding County jail guards fired for supporting neo-Nazi beliefs

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Two jail guards with the Spalding County Sheriff's Office have been fired after voicing their support for neo-Nazi beliefs. 

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Louisiana man arrested in connection with Georgia murder

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A Louisiana man is accused in a killing in Georgia and a shooting in his hometown. 

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Organization says Georgia voting machines easily hacked

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Although the Secretary of State's Office says there's nothing to worry about, activists say otherwise after a University of Michigan professor was easily able to hack into a voting machine used in Georgia. 

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Atlanta school board to roll back millage rate but it's not good news for homeowners

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The Atlanta school board voted Monday night to rollback the millage rate by one mil but it will come at the expense of taxpayers.

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Teen charged with molestation, sodomy of juvenile

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Hall County Police say Mason James Rosbury was 14 when he molested a female juvenile.

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Man wanted for child molestation fatally shot in officer-involved shooting Video included

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GBI has been called in to investigate an officer-involved shooting at a Norfolk Southern property on Monday afternoon.

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1 dead, 2 injured in Brookhaven shooting

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Police want to speak with witnesses who saw the triple shooting early Sunday morning.

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Uber driver helps fight opioid epidemic while on the job Video included

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He teamed up with the advocacy group Georgia Overdose Prevention to hand out life-saving Narcan kits to his customers.

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Crime rate drops in Atlanta's English Avenue community

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Some of Atlanta's most violent neighborhoods are seeing a major drop in crime. A new report claims English Avenue and Vine City had a nearly 40 percent reduction in violent crime so fat this year. APD Officer Jason Bain says there's many reasons why crime is declining on the West Side, including dozens of new security cameras placed throughout the community, a new youth center and officers being paid to live in the areas they're patrolling. Copyright 2018 WGCL-TV (Meredith Corporat...

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Residents deal with aftermath of Coan Park party Video included

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Residents in Kirkwood are still dealing with the aftermath of a back-to-school party held in Coan Park over the weekend.  

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GDOT reviews report of why Cobb Co. retaining wall collapsed Video included

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Looking at the Northwest Express lanes at Windy Hill in Cobb County, everything looks fine now that repairs have been made. 

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Search for missing teen continues months after disappearance

(Source: South Fulton Police Department) (Source: South Fulton Police Department)
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The mother of Maliyah Fagan says her daughter left their Cascade Road residence overnight nearly four months ago.

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Father who took missing Clayton County child found in New Mexico; Kid still missing

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A father who took his now-missing child out of Clayton County last year was found in New Mexico, although the child is still missing. 

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Fire Station 25 struck by bullets

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Atlanta Fire Rescue Station 25 wants to know who is responsible for firing shots into the building over the weekend.

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Man shot in northwest Atlanta near Mayson Turner Road

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Officers with the Atlanta Police Department were called to northwest Atlanta after calls regarding a person shot Monday morning.

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More than 900 Georgia drivers cited for cellphone violations

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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A Georgia agency says more than 900 drivers were cited for violating the state's new law prohibiting handling cellphones behind the wheel during its first month. 

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New high school opens in state's largest district

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With a projected 180,000 students and growing, the Gwinnett County district is the state's largest and a new school opening Monday is hoping to relieve overcrowding.

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Fulton County schools take unique approach to fill teacher vacancies

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The Fulton County school district is taking a unique approach to an annual problem of staffing qualified teachers in your children's classrooms.

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Secretary of State voter registration site offline over the weekend

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Voter registration drives were scheduled in many areas over the weekend but there was one bid problem, the Secretary of State's voter registration database wasn't available. 

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CAUGHT ON CAM: Man rescued from burning car after fiery crash

(Source: Atlanta Police Department) (Source: Atlanta Police Department)
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A man had to be rescued from a burning car after a fiery crash in Atlanta early Sunday morning, a rescue that was caught on an officer's body camera.

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Police searching for woman who went on date with man found fatally shot along I-20

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Investigators are now looking for a woman they believe the victim had been on a date with that evening.

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Police: Domestic dispute escalates to murder-attempted suicide

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Family members say the victims were engaged in a conversation when things escalated on the lower level of the two-story home.

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Rapper 21 Savage issues statement following Zone 6 shooting

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Rapper 21 Savage attended a back-to-school event Saturday that ended in gunfire with one person injured. 

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Child reunited with family, found alone on Scandia Circle in Athens

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Police say the child is between 9-10 years of age and is unable to communicate.

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Water main break repaired in Decatur

(Source: DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management) (Source: DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management)
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Customers were without power in Decatur after a water main break.

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Teens taken to hospital after incident on Lake Lanier

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Three teens were taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon after an incident on Lake Lanier.

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Hands free driving violation leads to drug arrest

(Source: Gainesville Police Department) (Source: Gainesville Police Department)
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According to Gainesville Police, when an officer stopped Steven Lawless drugs and weapons were found in the vehicle.

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Atlanta Hawks looking to hire 900 people

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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There are openings for guest services, security, housekeeping and food service

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Mystery buyer bids $15 million on downtown Atlanta property

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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There were rumors Amazon wanted the gulch to potentially build it's new headquarters.

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Parked vehicles go up in flames in southwest Atlanta Video included

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Ten cars went up in flames in a downtown Atlanta parking lot Friday.

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Soldier from Adairsville dies after training incident

(Source: U.S. Army) (Source: U.S. Army)
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A U.S. Army soldier died Wednesday after a training incident on U.S. Army Fort Campbell in Kentucky.

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Delta flight met by Atlanta police after disturbance

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A Delta Air Lines flight was met by law enforcement Thursday after reports of a disturbance during the flight.

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Cobb D.A. to re-examine bullying case, following Bulldog report Video included

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The Cobb County District Attorney announced Friday, he is re-examining the case of a bullied teen facing criminal charges for fighting back against his attackers. 

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Bank of America requests citizenship information

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CBS46 investigated a big bank in town after one customer said his account was 'frozen' for not answering a personal question about his citizenship. 

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Young inventors to receive patent

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CBS46 anchor Gurvir Dhindsa met up with a trio of young inventors who not only came up with an invention that won big at the convention, it’s currently pending patent approval. 

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Restaurant Report Card: Atlanta's Best Wings- 56 "U"; Henry's Louisiana Grill wins Golden Spatula Award

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The owner of a metro Atlanta restaurant kicked out our camera crew this week when we put them on the spot about a failing health inspection. 

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Facebook user says post about blowing up Stone Mountain was a joke

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A comedy page on Facebook took aim at the display, saying there were plans to blow it up this weekend, and many people took that seriously -- even reporting the post as terrorism.

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Woman fatally struck and killed after walking into path of vehicle

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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A Kennesaw woman is dead after police say she stepped into the path of a moving vehicle while walking in Cobb County on Thursday. 

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Man fatally shot at Gwinnett County home

Source: GCPD Source: GCPD
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A man is dead after he was fatally shot during a home invasion in Gwinnett County early Thursday morning.

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Rain finally subsides but flood warnings remain in effect Video included

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Heavy rains have finally subsided after wreaking havoc for several days across metro Atlanta but many areas remain under a flood warning.

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Fulton County school officers to wear body cameras on campus

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Fulton County school police officers will have a new tool for the new school year, body cameras.  

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1 dead following fire at SW Atlanta home Video included

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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A man is dead after a fire at a home in southwest Atlanta early Friday morning.

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Man uses pickaxe in home invasion, allegedly threatens to kill officers

Source: Cobb County PD Source: Cobb County PD
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A Cobb County man is behind bars after he used a pickaxe during a home invasion and allegedly threatened responding officer's lives by telling them he would set them on fire. 

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Heavy rains flood Clayton County roadway, water levels subside

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Heavy rains that fell near the Flint River forced the closure of a busy Clayton County roadway Thursday night but water levels have subsided and traffic is once again able to pass through the area. 

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Better Call Harry: What’s In My Pool?

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There’s nothing like jumping into a pool on a hot summer day.

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Single-day rain record set in Atlanta Thursday with 3"

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Atlanta set a single-day rain record Thursday with more than 3 inches of rain.

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Bullied teen says Cobb County Schools ignored his right to self defense

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Questions are being raised in Cobb County after a bullied teen fights back against his attackers, and is then criminally charged. And more so, the teen's family says his legal right to defend himself was ignored by Cobb County Schools. 

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Fire reported on tracks at MARTA station

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MARTA and fire officials are investigating following a fire under the third rail of the northbound tracks near North Avenue Station. 

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Police: Man used cell phone to take "up-skirt" video of females inside Wal-Mart

Source: Villa Rica Police Source: Villa Rica Police
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Villa Rica authorities have arrested a man they say followed a female through a Wal-Mart store and attempted to take an "up-skirt" video. 

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Habersham County man reported missing by family

Source: Habersham County Sheriff Source: Habersham County Sheriff
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The family member told police they had not heard or seen Quinton Joseph Ringel Jr. since June 7, 2018.

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Police: Man snatches purse from victim at Southlake Mall

Source: Morrow Police Source: Morrow Police
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Authorities say the man stole the purse while at Sears then fled the scene. 

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LaGrange Police investigates shoplifting incident at CVS

Source: LaGrange Police Source: LaGrange Police
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LaGrange Police officials have released the photo of two women they are interested in speaking with regarding a shoplifting incident at a local CVS. 

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Bear breaks into vehicle, severely trashes it

Source: Jefferson County, CO Sheriff's Office Facebook Source: Jefferson County, CO Sheriff's Office Facebook
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It's a warning to make sure you always lock your car doors because it's not always humans that could get inside, it might also be some pretty scary wildlife.

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Woman who recorded brutal attack on teen in police custody

Source: DeKalb County Police Source: DeKalb County Police
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A woman who was among four people accused in a brutal attack on a DeKalb County teenager before posting the video online is in police custody. 

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What on earth was flowing through this Lawrenceville creek?

Source: Luis Rivera Source: Luis Rivera
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Gwinnett County residents are sounding the alarm after finding a mysterious substance flowing through a creek in Lawrenceville. 

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Shafer concedes GOP race for lieutenant governor

Source: Facebook Source: Facebook
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Georgia State Sen. David Shafer is conceding the Republican race for lieutenant governor to Geoff Duncan. 

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Soon some Kroger locations will not accept Visa credit cards as payment

Source: MGN Source: MGN
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A huge change to how Kroger does business could soon impact you.

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Man facing charges after locking puppy inside gym locker at LA Fitness

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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A trip to the gym in Midtown ends with a man facing criminal charges for locking his puppy in a gym locker.

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Trees tumble onto home in SW Atlanta

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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A family in southwest Atlanta is picking up the pieces after two trees came crashing down onto their home early Thursday morning.

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Severe storms leave behind damage in east Georgia

(Source: Walton County Fire and Rescue) (Source: Walton County Fire and Rescue)
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Severe storms left behind storm damage east of Atlanta Wednesday as they raced northeastward prior to sunset.

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PROGRAM ALERT: Watch replay of 'Big Brother'

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Part of Big Brother was interrupted Wednesday night due to CBS46's extended Storm Mode weather coverage. You can watch a replay of Big Brother online Thursday. 

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Pink Pony gentleman's club no longer to serve alcohol past 2 a.m.

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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The Pink Pony located in the 1800 block of Corporate Boulevard NE was informed it would no longer be able to operate until 4 a.m., nor would the sell of alcohol be permissible past 2 a.m.

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Police: Store clerks pepper sprayed and attacked by robber

(Source: Clayton County Police Department) (Source: Clayton County Police Department)
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Investigators were able to identify the 32-year-old from a lifted fingerprint at the scene.

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Murder suspect surrenders in Decatur

(Source: DeKalb County Jail) (Source: DeKalb County Jail)
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Deputies say 34-year-old Jason Leroy Brown was wanted in connection with the July 24 death of Taylor Bins.

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Ohio State coach Urban Meyer put on paid leave

(Source: AP) (Source: AP)
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Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer has been put on paid leave amid an investigation of abuse claims against a fired assistant.

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Cobb superintendent visits classes on the first day of school

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Cobb County Superintendent Chris Ragsdale found excited students at elementary school Wednesday morning during surprise visits. 

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People enraged over delayed Gwinnett MARTA vote

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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One historic vote, about 30 years in the making, will give voters the option to bring MARTA Transit to Gwinnett County.

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Where is Fire Station 29

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Fire Station 29 has been a concept since 2004 but 14 years later, it still hasn't been built. 

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Widower petitions GDOT to improve dangerous intersection

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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A grieving widower wants to know why the Georgia Department of Transportation is taking so long to put a light at a deadly intersection.

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1 dead, 5 others injured in Cobb County

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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A car accident near Collins Boulevard and Veterans Memorial Highway left one person dead and five others injured.

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President Barack Obama endorses Stacey Abrams for Georgia Governor

Source: Stacey Abrams/Facebook Source: Stacey Abrams/Facebook
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Former President Barack Obama has endorsed Stacey Abrams for Governor of Georgia, Wednesday. 

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One of FBI's 10 most wanted fugitives arrested in College Park

Source: FBI Source: FBI
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One of the most wanted fugitives in America is off the streets after he was arrested in Fulton County on Tuesday.

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Gwinnett County commission approves MARTA referendum, to be placed on ballot in 2019 Video included

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Gwinnett County commissioners have approved a referendum that, if passed, would allow MARTA into the county.

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Child molestation suspect attempts suicide before being taken into custody

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A man accused of molesting a young girl who was soon to be his step daughter is jailed after slitting his wrists before he was taken into police custody Monday night. 

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Canton man killed in fatal crash

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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A Canton man is dead after he lost control of his vehicle on I-575 in Cherokee County early Wednesday morning. 

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Polk Animal Control officers save dogs trapped in kennel Video included

Source: Shannon Hicks Source: Shannon Hicks
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Three dogs are thankful to be alive after heavy flooding in Polk County nearly caused them to drown. 

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Health alert issued for salads, wraps from Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens due to parasite concern

Source: USDA Source: USDA
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Consumers have been warned by federal health officials not to purchase over two dozen salad and wrap products available in major grocery chains due to concerns about possible parasite contamination. 

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Disgraced Georgia lawmaker officially resigns in one-sentence letter

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Georgia lawmaker Jason Spencer is officially out of office after resigning his position on Tuesday. 

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Lightning strike sets home on fire; three animals killed

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Two dogs and a cat were killed in a house fire in Doraville Tuesday night. The fire was sparked by a lightning strike during a strong thunderstorm. 

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Twelve families displaced following apartment fire caused by lightning Video included

Source: Gwinnett County Government Source: Gwinnett County Government
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Flames broke through part of the roof ridge at the Chelsea Eighty-Eight Apartments in Duluth as crews stretched lines to the attic and began to battle blaze and protect exposures.  

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Family hires attorney after Marietta High ordered to forfeit football and track wins

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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The Cobb County school district won’t comment on the appeal but families tell CBS46 that they want the appeal to focus on getting their sons back on the field.

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Lt. General Leslie Smith in Atlanta Video included

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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One of the army’s highest ranking officers is in Atlanta today. Lt. General Leslie Smith is from Atlanta. 

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Man loses 100 lbs while training to become APD officer Video included

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Twenty-eight year old James Cornelius now stands tall and confident at 235 pounds. He's down more than 100 pounds from this time last year. 

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New app offers security at our fingertips Video included

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Now, an Atlanta company is letting you push a button to get your own bodyguard on-demand.

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Ron Clark Academy co-founder writes book on improving communication

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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CBS46 anchor Karyn Greer sat down with Bearden for more on the principles and the inspiration behind the book. 

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Doctors warn against health cleanses that are leading to hospital visits Video included

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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A quick search on YouTube shows several results of people touting the health benefits of drinking hydrogen peroxide. 

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1 dead, 2 recovering after motel shooting in DeKalb County Video included

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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One person was fatally wounded while two others are recovering following shooting in DeKalb County Monday morning.

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Crystal meth among drugs found during traffic stop

(Source: Athens-Clarke County Police Department) (Source: Athens-Clarke County Police Department)
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A routine traffic stop on Commerce Road resulted in an officer finding multiple controlled substances and a driver with an arrest warrant. 

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Second suspect arrested in connection to Motel 8 robbery

(Source: Acworth Police Department) (Source: Acworth Police Department)
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A second suspect connected to a July 16 robbery of a pizza delivery guy at Super 8 Motel has been captured by police.

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