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Feral pigs run hog wild in Decatur Video included

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Feral animals have been running hog wild in their neighborhood for the past six months and it’s all caught on video.

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Georgia House bill regulates booting Video included

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The Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee met at the State Capitol Monday to amend a bill that attempts to regulate car booting.

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Parts of I-285 tops list for most congested truck bottleneck areas in country Video included

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The interchange of I-285 and 85 North are known as Spaghetti Junction and known for congestion. 

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Uber Eats driver accused of fatally shooting man in Buckhead surrenders to police, in custody Video included

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A 30-year-old man has died after being shot several times following a dispute with an Uber Eats driver on Saturday in Buckhead.

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Update: Missing man found dead in wall was trapped Video included

Source: Spalding County Sheriff's Office Source: Spalding County Sheriff's Office
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A man called 911 to say he found a body while committing a burglary in a motel.

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Police identify body of deceased male found in Forest Park

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Officers discovered the body in a backyard at 3:46 p.m. in the 500 block of Yancey Drive.

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Man arrested for feeding cocaine and whiskey to goat

Sergio Palomares-Guzman is charged with aggravated cruelty to animals after video footage of him force feeding a goat cocaine and whiskey surfaced. (Source: Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office) Sergio Palomares-Guzman is charged with aggravated cruelty to animals after video footage of him force feeding a goat cocaine and whiskey surfaced. (Source: Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office)
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Footage from the January 2 incident shows Palomares-Guzman holding the goat’s horns while a second male suspect inserted cocaine into the goat’s nostril.

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11 year-old Florida runaway found with abductor at Georgia motel

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An 11 year-old Florida girl has been found safe at a Georgia hotel after she disappeared with a man early Sunday morning. 

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23 Passengers removed from cruise ship in Australia after brawls

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Violent brawls and disruptive behavior on a 10-day Carnival Line cruise in the South Pacific led the ship to dock early so Australian police could remove a large family of 23 people. 

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Several displaced following fire at Cobb Co. complex

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Four units were damaged after a fire at a Cobb County apartment complex early Monday morning.

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Rosalynn Carter recovering from surgery in Atlanta

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Former first lady Rosalynn Carter is recovering from surgery at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.  

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Person of interest in custody after several Hiram homes destroyed by fire Video included

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At least five homes were destroyed and four others were impacted on Rosemont Court.

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Suspects steal prescription medications from Rite Aid, $10,000 reward offered

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Police say the suspects entered the store located on the 900 block of Joe Frank Harris Parkway early Sunday morning and stole a large quantity of prescription medications. 

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Police searching for missing CDC employee

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Authorities say he called in sick on February 12 and has not been heard from since.

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Teen trapped in UTV drowns in lake

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Kate Jones and four others were on the recreational vehicle when it crashed and became submerged in a nearby lake. 

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House party turns deadly in DeKalb County

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The homeowner was having a birthday party attended by more than 70 people in the 2300 block of Clifton Springs Manor. 

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Slain Locust Grove officer laid to rest

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Flags at all government buildings in the state will be lowered to half-staff on Friday in honor of fallen officer Chase Maddox, who was shot and killed in the line of duty last week.

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2-year-old hit by vehicle, killed in DeKalb County

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Police say a 2-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle and killed in DeKalb County late Friday.

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Clayton County schools have metal detectors, but use them infrequently

a photo taken by a student shows where the metal detector is on most days a photo taken by a student shows where the metal detector is on most days
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A student took cell phone pictures showing the metal detectors set off to the side of the entrances at a Clayton County high school, and not overhead.

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From limited resources to becoming first black woman to own studio in Georgia

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With limited resources and financing for TV and film production, Tammy Williams took a leap of faith in 2010. She became the first black woman to own her own studio and post production facility in Georgia.

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Psychologist charged with molesting 9-year-old, posting pics online

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A metro Atlanta psychologist is under arrest, charged with molesting a girl and posting pictures online. He's now the center of a joint investigation involving Homeland Security and Cobb County authorities.

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Business owners split on what to do with homeless man who camps on bench in front of stores Video included

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An Atlanta shopping district is divided. Virginia Highland business owners are split on what to do with a homeless man who is camping out on a bench in front of their stores.  

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Trash pile at apartment complex gets cleaned

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Nearly a month after residents started complaining, their trash talk is finally paying off. 

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Marietta mother discusses loss of son due to gun violence Video included

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Julvonnia McDowell says gun violence has to stop and a change must happen when it comes to gun control and gun safety because far too many children lose their lives from guns. 

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CDC: Flu season could soon be reaching it's peak Video included

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Twenty-two more cases of children dying from flu related causes have been confirmed. 

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Clark Atlanta’s band director makes history Video included

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In less than a year, new band director Tomisha Brock has turned the group around while making history as the university’s first female band director. 

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8 year-old child dies after being struck by vehicle, mother also injured

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An 8 year-old girl struck by a vehicle while crossing the street to get on the school bus in Stone Mountain early Friday morning has passed away from injuries sustained in the crash.

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Sandy Springs student in custody, accused of posting violent online threat

Police say the threat was made by a Sandy Springs Charter Middle School student. Police say the threat was made by a Sandy Springs Charter Middle School student.
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A Sandy Springs boy is accused of posting a violent online threat that rattled the nerves of students and parents in two Fulton County communities.

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Loganville girl's death possibly related to flu complications

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A 7 year-old Loganville girl is dead after suffering a heart attack at Egleston Hospital on Thursday.

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Touching photo shows man sitting across from wife's ashes on Valentine's Day

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A heartbreaking photo captured on Valentine's Day shows a man sitting at a restaurant table across from the ashes of his deceased wife. 

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Lanier HS student facing charges after bringing gun to school

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As staff and students at schools across the U.S. remain on high alert after the tragic shooting deaths of 17 people at a Florida high school, a Lanier High School student is facing charges after being caught with a gun inside the school. 

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Duo sentenced after being convicted of stealing guns from firefighters

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A man and woman convicted of stealing dozens of firearms out of vehicles at area fire stations will spend the next several years behind bars after being sentenced on Wednesday. 

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Suspect injured, in custody after officer-involved shooting at Motel 6

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The Clayton County Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting at a motel in Jonesboro Thursday morning.

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Better Call Harry: Who pays when police smash your car?

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A Georgia State patrol car pursues a suspected stolen vehicle into a northwest Atlanta neighborhood. 

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How long will increased patrols last following robberies of Georgia Tech students?

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After a series of armed robberies of Georgia Tech students in neighborhoods around campus, Atlanta police vowed to stop the troubling crime trend.

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Tips on getting help from the VA

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Pamela Parker's story of getting raped in the Marines, and living out of her car on-and-off for decades after, stunned viewers. But it didn't come as a surprise to other veterans who are dealing with similar issues.

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Former UGA football coach makes history

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It’s one of the toughest, yet most rewarding, jobs in college football. 

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State Senate press office threatens to revoke press access in First Amendment battle Video included

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Raw video shows CBS46 political reporter Giovanna Drpic walking casually in conversation with a state Senator, moments before stopping to conduct a routine interview. 

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Trash litters DeKalb County apartment complex

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There is a nasty problem plaguing the residents of the Heights at Chamblee Apartment Homes in Dekalb County. 

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Construction worker critically injured in crash along I-85

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A crash along I-85 in Gwinnett County has closed lanes on the roadway and also left a construction worker hospitalized with critical injuries. 

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Local woman shares story of stopping school shooting

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As the eyes of the nation are focused on Parkland, Florida, a local woman is giving advice to young people after she was thrust into a situation similar, except it turned out completely different. 

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Police: Man fatally shot by police during armed robbery connected to other robberies in metro Atlanta

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Jason Lappe, 44, was shot by Dunwoody Police on January 20 following an armed robbery at a Kroger on Holcomb Bridge Road in Johns Creek.  

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Student shot several times during Florida rampage has ties to metro Atlanta Video included

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The Marietta community is coming together to help a former resident whose daughter is currently in intensive care at a Florida hospital after being shot several times during the rampage at a high school in Florida.

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VIDEO: Couple steals dog from Fulton County Animal Shelter

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Authorities are searching for two suspects they say stole an adopted Yorkshire Terrier from the Fulton County Animal Services Shelter, and the incident was caught on surveillance video. 

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APD Homicide Unit needs your help to find suspects in killing of ENSAYNE WAYNE

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The Atlanta Police Dept.’s Homicide Unit needs your help to locate the person or people responsible for the killing of Ferrell Wayne Miles, also known as ENSAYNE WAYNE.

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Home-school teacher sentenced for molesting young student

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A home-school teacher will spend the next 20 years in prison after being convicted of molesting a 12 year-old boy over a year ago. 

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Womans' body found near Atlanta Heights Charter School

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Police are trying to determine what happened after a woman's body was found near Atlanta Heights Charter School early Wednesday morning.

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Sandy Springs Police searching for missing elderly man

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The Sandy Springs Police department is searching for a missing man who hasn't been seen since February 11.

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MARTA mobility customers left in the cold after drivers strike

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Riders in the MARTA mobility program were left in the cold on Wednesday after drivers went on a one-day strike, saying "enough is enough." 

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Marietta passes hands-free ordinance, to take effect in April

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If you're someone who uses their cell phone while driving, you may want to stay out of Marietta.  

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Rash of slider thefts now extends into Cobb County

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After as many as five slider theft crimes were reported in Douglas County in just the past few days, police in Cobb County are investigating a similar crime at a gas station in Vinings. 

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Truck fire forces closure of I-85 in Gwinnett County, roadway reopens

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A tractor trailer fire forced the closure of the northbound lanes of I-85 near Boggs Road in Gwinnett County Thursday morning but the roadway has since reopened.

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Pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle while walking along I-75

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A pedestrian walking along the southbound lanes of I-75 in Cobb County is dead after being struck by a vehicle late Wednesday night. 

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Proposal to label DACA recipient's driver's licenses getting mixed reviews

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A bill shot down two years ago that would have forced DACA recipients in Georgia to have a label on their state-issued driver's licenses is now again being proposed in the state.

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Paulding County Schools takes steps to ease racial tension to mixed reviews

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Racial tensions at North Paulding County High School reached an all-time high in recent weeks. The issue came to a head when a video surfaced of white students using racial slurs to refer to African Americans.

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DeKalb County Schools using canines

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The shooting in Florida comes as DeKalb County steps up security in all of its schools by bringing on two highly-skilled canines.

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Flower shop busy after Locust Grove officer killed

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It's one of the busiest days of the year for flower shops nationwide.  

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Widow of fallen Locust Grove officer gives birth to son

Chase Maddox with his wife and child. (Source: Facebook) Chase Maddox with his wife and child. (Source: Facebook)
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The widow of a Locust Grove police officer who was killed in the line of duty Friday, February 9  has given birth to a son. 

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Atlanta Hawks' "Swipe Right Night" couple to tie knot at Philips Arena

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Ben McCleskey and Avery Armstrong will say their vows in the same arena where their romance began. 

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Atlanta murder suspect arrested in Northwest Atlanta

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested a fugitive wanted for murder in Northwest Atlanta on Tuesday night.

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Hogansville police officer resigns after marijuana found in patrol car

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A Coweta County man has resigned his position on the Hogansville Police force after sheriff's deputies found marijuana in his patrol vehicle.

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African penguins celebrate 27 years of love at Georgia Aquarium

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Charlie and Lizzy from the Georgia Aquarium celebrated 27 years of love by taking a stroll through the aquarium Wednesday.

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Racial strife prompts district officials to bring back budget cut position

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Officials in a metro Atlanta school district embroiled in a heated controversy on race relations have voted to bring back a position previously cut from the budget in 2009.

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Pastor Johnny Hunt and wife Janet share their secrets to a long-lasting love Video included

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When you spend time with Pastor Johnny Hunt and his wife Janet - who've been happily married for most of their lives - you notice the little things that make their relationship work.

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Douglasville PD investigating five recent thefts from area gas stations Video included

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The Douglasville Police Department is investigating five recent thefts where suspects steal items out of vehicles while the drivers are pumping gas. 

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Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Fairburn

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A busy Fulton County roadway is shut down after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle early Wednesday morning. 

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Possible shooting reported near NSA in Fort Meade, police say

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CBS affiliate WUSA in Washington D.C. is reporting a possible shooting near the National Security Agency in Fort Meade, according to Anne Arundel County police.

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Delta employee caught on camera berating customer who lost bag

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A Delta Air Lines employee is feeling the heat after he was caught on camera swearing at a man who was trying to retrieve his lost bags at Portland International Airport in Oregon. 

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Man shocked with stun gun in police custody dies

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Surveillance video showing a man fatally shocked to death by officers with a stun gun has been released.

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Atlanta-bound Delta jet makes emergency landing in Nigeria

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Delta Airlines says an engine issued forced a flight from Nigeria to Atlanta to turn back and make an emergency landing at the airport it departed from. 

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Lawmakers propose killing 'MARTA' brand for 'ATL'

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State lawmakers have unveiled an ambitious proposal to revitalize Atlanta's transit infrastructure by improving coordination between transit systems in the metro area.

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Despite several deaths, flu season still not at its peak

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Although several deaths have been reported in the state, health officials are warning the flu outbreak has still not reached its peak. 

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Missing Paulding County teen found safe

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The Paulding County Sheriff's office has located a missing teen who hadn't been seen since Monday.

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Woman spends $8K on warranties; guess what happened when her washer broke? Video included

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Eddie Mae Williams is a loyal Sears customer. How loyal? She’s been buying appliances from Sears for more than half a century. 

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Exclusive: Two more deaths at Fulton Co. Jail following Bulldog investigation

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Two more inmates have died at the Fulton County Jail, in just the new year, the CBS46 Bulldog learned exclusively Tuesday. 

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Sewage spills into Gwinnett County home

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A disgusting discovery two weeks ago prompted Cleoma Thompson to speak out. 

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Parents of NBA star Dwight Howard celebrate 40 years of marriage

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Atlanta's Dwight Howard Senior and his wife Sheryl, parents of NBA star Dwight Howard, recently spoke with CBS46 about being married more than four decades. 

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Burkhart's Pub closes for good Video included

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Joshua Rackliffe's apartment could double as his dressing room. For the last three years, he's performed as a drag queen at Burkhart's Pub under the stage name Brigitte Bidet. 

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Trump's 'Blue Apron'-type plan is crumbs to the poor

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According to the Trump administration, the poor could really use a meal-kit service like Blue Apron. In theory... sure! Easier access to more nutritious food is a great idea, and could be part of a broader social service...

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Dawson County HS student dies in fatal crash

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A busy roadway was shut down for several hours as crews cleared the scene of a fatal wreck that claimed the life of a Dawson County High School student Monday morning.

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Championship boxer Adrien Broner arrested for sexual battery at Lenox Square

Adrien Broner (Source: Fulton County Jail) Adrien Broner (Source: Fulton County Jail)
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Championship boxer Adrien Broner is facing sexual battery charges following an incident Monday at Lenox Square in Atlanta.

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Shooter in Locust Grove officer killing was sovereign citizen Video included

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Authorities have named Tierre Guthrie as the man responsible for shooting three law enforcement officers on Friday morning.

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Gym thieves make off with flat screen television

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Police say the suspects entered the apartment gym on the 1000 block of Ridge Brook Trail on Friday. 

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Tucker man sentenced in brutal police attack

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Christian Avery Hobby is charged with aggravated assault on a peace officer, aggravated battery, felony obstruction, giving false information, misdemeanor obstruction counts, aggravated stalking, and child cruelty.

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Investigation widens into Fulton County Jail deaths Video included

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An out-of-state contracting firm, and the Morehouse School of Medicine -- which provided doctors and nurses -- were both fired after an investigation into five deaths at the Fulton County Jail. 

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Cross Keys HS student dies from complications of flu

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Grief counselors will be on hand at a metro Atlanta high school on Tuesday after a student passed away over the weekend from complications of the flu. 

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Man found dead in wooded area, vehicle abandoned nearby

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Police are trying to determine what happened after a man was found shot to death in a wooded area of southwest Atlanta with his running vehicle abandoned nearby. 

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Clarkston family frantically searching for missing daughter

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A Clarkston family is searching for their missing daughter and they've created a Facebook page to help in their efforts. 

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Two people hospitalized following double shooting in Ball Ground

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Two people are hospitalized following an early morning shooting at a home in Cherokee County on Monday. 

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President's budget proposal cuts nearly $1 billion from Atlanta-based CDC

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President Donald Trump released his fiscal year 2019 budget proposal on Monday, and while it promises to strengthen our southern border and fund the fight against the opioid epidemic, it also proposes steep cuts for the CDC.

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Clayton County school leaders say proposed tax bill could cost district millions

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It's round two for lawmakers, who are expected to get another earful from students and staff in one of metro Atlanta's largest school districts.

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Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson laid to rest Monday

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Funeral services are being held Monday for Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson, who was killed with his Uber driver when authorities say a drunken driver living illegally in the U.S. struck them along a highway.

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Residents of Buckhead neighborhood to get relief from flooding

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The city of Atlanta will spend millions of dollars to help deal with flooding concerns that residents of a Buckhead neighborhood say has been plaguing them for years. 

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Former Browns WR Massaquoi lost 4 fingers in ATV accident

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Former Browns wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi has divulged that he lost most of his left hand in an all-terrain vehicle crash last April.

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Struggling veteran finally gets VA benefits 31 years later

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A week and a half ago CBS46 introduced you to a woman who says she was raped while she was in the Marines 30 years ago and is struggling to get help from the VA. 

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Atlanta attorney's scathing Facebook review backfires

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An Atlanta attorney left a scathing review for a Smyrna restaurant when he was denied alcohol after forgetting his identification in his car. 

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Police: Four juveniles responsible for home burglary in Kennesaw

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Kennesaw Police have arrested four juveniles accused of burglarizing a home in Kennesaw.  

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It's a Girl! Decatur Fire and Rescue help couple with unusual gender reveal

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A firefighter and his wife had one of the more unusual gender reveals of all time, thanks to firefighters with the Decatur Fire and Rescue. 

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T.I., Walmart giving out free tickets to see 'Black Panther' Video included

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Grammy Award-winning rapper and producer T.I. is partnering with Walmart to give away free tickets to an advanced screening of the newest Marvel Studios blockbuster, "Black Panther."

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Three shot during overnight robbery in Decatur

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Two people are in critical condition and another is recovering after all three were shot during a robbery at a Decatur liquor store early Monday morning.

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Man pistol-whipped woman before fatal shooting, sentenced to life in prison

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A Georgia man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for murdering his child's mother. A jury deliberated for a mere 45 minutes before finding Joshua Maurice Gibson guilty of the 2015 murder of 23-year-old Danielle Marshall. He is convicted of malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, false report of a crime and false statements, cruelty to child, perjury and solicitation to commit murder of the key witness in the case. "The gruesome murder involved a le...

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Robbers steal $2,000 worth of jewelry from Sam's Club

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Both men were observed browsing jewelry for an hour before one suspect asked to see a pair of earrings. 

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Pedestrian critically injured in hit-and-run crash

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Police are looking for the driver responsible for striking a pedestrian with their vehicle and fleeing the scene. 

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Hartsfield-Jackson employee with autism missing over a week

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Police are searching for a missing woman with autism who hasn't been seen since leaving her job at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport on February 4. 

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Missing Paulding County woman last seen on February 6

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Police in Paulding County are searching for a woman who hasn't been seen in nearly a week. 

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Well-known activist's son fatally shot while changing flat tire Video included

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A man is dead after he was fatally shot while changing his flat tire in the parking lot of a DeKalb County business on Saturday. 

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1 dead after double shooting in northwest Atlanta

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One person has died following a double shooting in northwest Atlanta Sunday morning. 

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Music producer shot, killed in northwest Atlanta Video included

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Police say a man was shot and killed in northwest Atlanta Saturday night.

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Child shot, father arrested in northeast Atlanta

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He was transported to Egleston Children's Hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to the foot. 

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Fire crews fight Hall County residential blaze

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Fire officials arrived to a residence in Chicopee Village just off Atlanta Highway at 7:20 a.m. 

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Body found off northbound I-75

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Authorities say the body was found off exit 296.

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Carjacking suspects taken into custody after shooting at officers

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The suspects stole the vehicle on Westmoreland Circle NW. 

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Black history month film sites tour

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Next week in honor of black history month Atlanta Movie Tours is offering a special black history movie sites tour. 

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Students sexually assaulted on school bus

Timothy Fitzgerald Willingham, Jr. is charged with two counts of felony child molestation and one count of felony sodomy. (Source: Athens-Clarke County Police Department) Timothy Fitzgerald Willingham, Jr. is charged with two counts of felony child molestation and one count of felony sodomy. (Source: Athens-Clarke County Police Department)
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Police say Timothy Fitzgerald Willingham, Jr. is charged with two counts of felony child molestation and one count of felony sodomy. T

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Man crashes, dies after being shot by trooper following chase in Atlanta Video included

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A man died Friday afternoon in a crash after he was shot by a trooper following a chase in Atlanta.

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Workers start repairs on dangerous sinkhole in metro Atlanta neighborhood

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One day after CBS46 exposed a dangerous sinkhole in a DeKalb County neighborhood, workers made repairs on Friday.

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Police: Suspects wanted in connection to at least 6 thefts

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Authorities are on the search for four suspects they say are responsible for at least six thefts over a four month time span in Gwinnett and DeKalb counties.

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Crime Stoppers offers reward in Conyers homicide case

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Richard "ATL" Green was shot and killed inside a home on Pinedale Circle Sunday, October 22. 

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Abducted Texas child found safe in Alpharetta

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A young girl who was abducted in Texas is back home with her mother after she was found safe in Alpharetta. 

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Hall County man jailed, accused of groping teen boys

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A Hall County man is facing molestation charges after police say he groped two boys in January. 

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Rash of robberies targeting GA Tech students continues

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Another Georgia Tech student has been robbed in an off-campus attack, becoming the eleventh student to be robbed in the area in just the past few weeks.

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CDC to release latest numbers on flu outbreak

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The Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to release an update Friday, detailing the latest numbers on the spread of this season's flu virus. 

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Family hopes story will shed light on congenital heart disease

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As congenital heart disease awareness week winds down, one local family is hoping their son's story will help shed light on the disease.

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Missing 11-year-old found safe in Atlanta

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Police say they've found an 11-year-old reported missing in Atlanta late Thursday. 

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Suspect shot by Atlanta police officers following chase Video included

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A man was shot by Atlanta police officers Thursday afternoon after leading authorities on a chase.

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Massive sinkhole threatens safety in metro Atlanta neighborhood

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A massive sinkhole continues to threaten the safety of people in a DeKalb County neighborhood, while complaints to the county have fallen on deaf ears.

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Move over law in Georgia: What you need to know

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Every year first responders are hurt or even killed by drivers not paying attention on the highway. 

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Mom: Daughter forced to cut hair by father after she got highlights

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An Ohio woman's Facebook post about her daughter's forced hair cut has been shared over 25 thousand times and has more than two thousands comments. 

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6-year-old brings unloaded pistol to school

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School and local officials are investigating after a Lamar County Primary student brought an unloaded small caliber pistol to school. 

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National Weather Service confirms tornado touch down in west Georgia

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The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado did touch down in the Bremen area on Wednesday.

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Man threatens neighbor with gun, throws brick at chihuahua

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A man is facing several charges after police say he threatened his neighbor with a gun and tried to kill their dog with a large brick. 

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Stars highlight special screening of "Black Panther"

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Panther Power is pumping big bucks into metro Atlanta and some big name stars showed up at the Fox Theatre Wednesday night for a special screening of the new movie.

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Dalton toddler named annual Gerber spokesbaby Video included

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A toddler from Dalton with down syndrome is this year's Gerber spokesbaby! 18 month-old Lucas Warren was chosen out of more than 140,000 entries. 

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Police: Man attempts to abduct 14-year-old girl as she walks to school

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Authorities have released a sketch of a man they say tried to abduct a 14-year-old female by forcing her into a vehicle as she walked to school.

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Florida Supreme Court hears case in FAMU band hazing death

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The lawyer for a former Florida A&M University band member convicted of felony hazing in the death of a bandmate says state law on hazing is vague and shouldn't have been applied in his client's case.

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Man who allegedly stole police cruiser arrested after causing at least 8 crashes

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Charges are piling up against a man accused of causing several crashes after stealing a police cruiser and taking it on a joyride through the streets of DeKalb County. 

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Marijuana soon could be a non-arrestable offense in Fulton County

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Officials in Fulton County are trying to reduce the jail population and they think making the punishment for possession of marijuana a non-arrestable offense may help in their efforts to do just that.

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Senator says proposal to split up Stockbridge may be "under the table" Video included

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A push to split up the city of Stockbridge is tearing the community apart and a state senator who represents the area says the proposal may be getting done "under the table." 

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Man accused of forcing teen into car while she was walking to school

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After the abduction of a high school student in DeKalb County, police are warning teen girls who walk to school to be on alert.

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Irene Dobbs Jackson: First black citizen to receive a library card

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In the early 1900's, activists in Atlanta's black community said it was time they had access to the city's library or one of their own. 

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Illegal bus service shuts down

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One day after CBS46 exposed Wanda Coach for operating illegally we discovered the business has now locked its doors and turned off the lights. 

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APD releases sketch of sexual assault suspect

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The Atlanta Police Department needs the public's help identifying a man accused of sexual assault.  

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BLM president claims racist, homophobic slurs used by alleged APD officer

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An investigation is underway after a video surfaced showing an alleged Atlanta Police officer calling the president of the Black Lives Matter of Greater Atlanta a racist and homophobic slur.

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Google link to Cherokee High School website redirects users to porn website

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Users searching Google for a link to Cherokee High School's website were in for a surprise earlier this week after the link provided in Google Maps redirected to a pornography website.

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SIDEBAR: CBS46 Flu Coverage

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CBS46 continuing coverage of the 2017/2018 flu season. 

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Mother convicted in death of toddler son sentenced to life without parole plus 83 years

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A woman convicted of killing her son more than three years ago was sentenced on Wednesday to life without parole, plus 83 years.  

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Ellenwood man found guilty of incest

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Frank Selkirk, 40, was sentenced to 30 years with 10 years to serve in state prison for incest. 

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Cat survives after being shot in head with arrow

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A feline is continuing to recover after being shot in the head with an arrow and doctors say it may have been done intentionally.

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Thieves change, cash stolen checks from mailboxes

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Homeowners are being targeted and they may not even know it.  

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Georgia ranked as sickest state in U.S.

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As the flu outbreak continues to grip the nation, a healthcare company has named Georgia as the sickest state in the U.S. 

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Woman, sons accused of bringing meth from Texas to Georgia

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A woman and her two sons are accused of transporting meth from Texas to an Atlanta-area house. 

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Governor Deal outlines plan to help Georgia taxpayers

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Governor Nathan Deal has announced that he's asking the House Appropriations subcommittee to accept substitutes of the previous tax reform bill, which would update the internal revenue code for 2017. 

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Atlanta Fed and your money Video included

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The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is this big white building that takes up an entire city block of Peachtree between tenth and 11th.  

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GDOT looks to build "truck only" interstate

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Thousands of trucks travel through metro Atlanta every day and they may soon have their own highway. 

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Bus company operating without license leaves dozens stranded

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Dozens of stranded travelers are furious Tuesday after a local bus service took their money and left them at the curb. 

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Chase ends with crash that kills driver, child Video included

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A man and his ten-year-old passenger were killed when their car crashed while being chased by a deputy.

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Bronner Brothers Beauty Show celebrates 71 years

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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The International Bronner Brothers Beauty Show is the place to be and be seen for beauticians and celebrities alike. 

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PepsiCo CEO stirs up controversy with 'chips for women'

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PepsiCo CEO Indira Nooyi stirred up some controversy after her recent appearance on the Freakonomics podcast on Jan. 31. 

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Christian school student killed while driving home from school

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Students at North Cobb Christian School are mourning the death of a classmate who died in a car accident after her car left the roadway on her way home from school Monday.

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Arrest made in murder of Newton County mother

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An arrest has been made in connection to the murder of a Newton County mother in August of 2017. 

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Former Henry County educator accused of sex crimes against child Video included

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A former music teacher in the Henry County school district is jailed and facing several charges involving sex crimes against a child. 

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Missing Polk County man found safe

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Police in Polk County searching for a man who hadn't been seen since leaving his home have located him and he is safe.

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One in custody, two others sought after police chase down Georgia 400

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One man is in custody and police are searching for two more following a chase along Georgia 400 in Forsyth County. 

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Students, staff create anti-bullying video at Clayton County middle school

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Staff and students at a Clayton County middle school are trying to combat the bullying problem, and they've created a special video to get their message out.

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Three roommates stabbed at Dunwoody apartment complex

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One person was seriously injured and two others sustained minor injuries after all three were stabbed at an apartment complex in Dunwoody early Tuesday morning. 

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Pedestrian struck and killed during hit-and-run crash

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Decatur Police are looking for the person responsible for fatally striking a pedestrian with their vehicle and then fleeing the scene.

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Habersham County woman missing since January 28

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Police are searching for a Habersham County woman who hasn't been seen since January 28. 

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Incidents of crime and sex raise concern in Atlanta Library System Video included

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The Bulldog, poured over two years of Fulton County police department incident reports, highlighting the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System. 

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Abduction attempt actually plot to rob man

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What police thought was a possible abduction at a Gwinnett County hotel was actually an elaborate attempt to rob a man.

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Duluth Police warn of scam targeting personal information

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Police in Duluth are advising residents to be careful of a scam that's making its way through metro Atlanta, targeting people's personal information. 

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Man dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound following SWAT situation

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SWAT units were at a home in unincorporated Snellville, where they say a man has fatally shot himself following a standoff with officers.

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Bill could be signed soon to streamline Georgia adoption process

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Georgia Governor Nathan Deal could sign a bill into law Tuesday that would simplify the adoption process in the state. 

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Check forger tries to scam Oconee County Sheriff out of money Video included

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"They're too stupid to know the difference." - Sheriff Scott Berry

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Thieves target car dealership in southwest Atlanta

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Several cars were stolen from a car dealership in southwest Atlanta and the incident was caught on surveillance. 

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Dodge's Super Bowl ad sparks controversy Video included

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It isn't just the outcome of the game that has people talking. So do the commercials. One Super Bowl ad featuring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is sparking controversy. 

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Victim pleads for distracted driving law Video included

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State lawmakers are considering a bill to address the issue of distracted driving. 

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Health officials step up flu prevention efforts in Georgia Video included

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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The influenza outbreaks outbreak continues to worsen in our state. so far health officials have documented 37 flu-related deaths in our state. 

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Second suspect arrested in alleged abduction, sexual assault of 12-year-old boy

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A second suspect sought in the abduction and sexual assault of a Brookhaven 12-year-old boy was arrested on Monday.

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Mother convicted of murder, 15 other charges after 2-year-old child given lethal dose of codeine

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Erica White, the Austell woman accused of giving her 2-year-old child a lethal dose of codeine, was found guilty on all counts on Monday, including malice murder and felony murder. 

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Suspect taken into custody following SWAT standoff in DeKalb Co.

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The male suspect was attempting to break into a vehicle when he was confronted by a resident, according the authorities. 

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Atlanta officially on the clock for Super Bowl LIII Video included

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Now that the big game in Minneapolis is over, Atlanta is on the clock as the host of Super Bowl LIII, which will be held at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 3, 2019. 

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Girl killed, boy injured in crash near Fulton County middle school

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Police are investigating a crash that killed an 11-year-old girl and injured her brother.

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"Freedom Fighter Bandit" captured near Nashville

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She became known as the "Freedom Fighter Bandit" because she told tellers she was "robbing the banks for a cause."

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GA Tech student robbed at gunpoint

Source: MGN Online Source: MGN Online
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Two black males wearing black hoodies, one with a mask on, exited the vehicle while a third male remained in the car. 

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Officer fatally shoots armed driver of vehicle involved in high speed crash

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A man is dead after he was fatally shot by a police officer following a high speed chase in northeast Georgia last week. 

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North Georgia clinics offering free flu shots

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As the flu bug continues to wreak havoc across the state, claiming at least 51 lives so far, several clinics across north Georgia are offering flu shots at no cost.

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Gladdies coach rescues drowning man from river

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An assistant coach with the Atlanta Gladiators is being called a hero after saving the life of a man who was struggling to stay afloat in a Florida river. 

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Archbishop: Stay home from church if you're sick

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The fast-moving flu epidemic has prompted a local archbishop to tell sick members of his congregation to stay home instead of coming to worship. 

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After death of nephew, woman helps impaired drivers get home safe

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11 years after her nephew was killed in a drunk driving crash, a metro Atlanta woman is hoping to make the ride home safe for drivers who've had too much to drink. 

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Two killed, three critically injured in crash involving tractor-trailer

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Two people are dead and three others are continuing to recover following a car chase that led to a crash involving a tractor-trailer on Saturday. 

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Victim struck, businesses also damaged in overnight shooting

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One person is recovering after being shot on Auburn Avenue in northeast Atlanta early Monday morning.

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Atlanta native, NFL linebacker Edwin Jackson killed in crash Video included

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Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson was one of two men killed early Sunday when a suspected drunken driver struck them as they stood outside their car along a highway in Indianapolis.

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Police search for suspect accused of shooting at vehicle

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Police say they're searching for a suspect who shot at another vehicle in Atlanta early Sunday morning.

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Man arrested after punching, biting deputy

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A man was arrested in Walton County Saturday night after punching and biting a deputy.

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Man pulled from fire in Atlanta, pronounced dead at scene

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A man was pulled from a building fire in Atlanta early Sunday morning and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Vietnam veteran gets surprise car makeover

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Sergeant Walter Dallas was in complete shock at the efforts his family put into the surprise, including staging a fake police report. 

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Hiram police receive $3,1000 safety grant

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The Georgia Municipal Association awarded the city with a $3,100 grant for the purchase of new safety vests.

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People are outraged by child porn video shared on Facebook

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Police say sharing the video is considered distribution of child porn and you could face criminal charges.

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New bill proposes earlier Sunday alcohol sales

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The bill would expand Sunday alcohol sales by allowing restaurants and retail stores to start selling at 11 a.m. Right now sales start at 12:30 p.m.

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Man fighting for his life after hit and run

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Crime Stoppers is asking for your help and offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the driver..

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