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Airport promises to move records from under parking deck, covers them with tarp instead Video included

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Two weeks after the CBS46 Bulldog exposed boxes upon boxes of airport records stored in disarray below a terminal parking deck at Atlanta's airport--we've found--they are still there. 

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Asbestos found in Fulton Co. school, cleanup begins

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A concern about asbestos in a Fulton County school, leads to the CBS46 Bulldog getting answers for parents and students. 

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EXCLUSIVE: Acting Lithonia PD Chief on probation when hired Video included

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Records obtained by the CBS46 Bulldog show that acting Lithonia Police Chief Pserda Dickerson was on probation with the State Police when he was hired by the Lithonia Police Department in 2015.

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Airport receipts kept for audit thrown under parking deck

File photo of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. (Source: WGCL) File photo of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. (Source: WGCL)
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It was a mess of a mystery. But we solved it. Piles of boxes stacked high--some marked "documents"--many of them crushed and in disarray. 

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Atlanta officials deny requests for records amid cyber attack Video included

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It has been more than two months since the City of Atlanta was crippled by a massive cyber attack. While some city services have recovered, other departments have not. The city continues to pay millions of dollars to outside contractors to help with the response.

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Tased inmate: 'I was begging him to stop' Video included

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A Polk County inmate, seen on video tasered while under restraints, claims he was unfairly tortured. Now, he is talking exclusively to the CBS46 Bulldog.  

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EXCLUSIVE: Fired Lithonia police chief failed 'to be completely candid' in landing Fulton Co. job Video included

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There were tough questions for the Fulton County Solicitor General's office Friday after The Bulldog broke the news that the fired Lithonia police chief currently under state review was hired there only days later.

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EXCLUSIVE: Ousted Lithonia PD Chief talks to CBS46, resigns Fulton Co. job after Bulldog questions

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The ousted police chief of Lithonia talked exclusively to the CBS46 Bulldog Thursday night about allegations of missing or stolen evidence during his tenure at the small DeKalb County department.

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Exclusive: Allegations of evidence theft date back years at Lithonia PD, GBI investigating other matter

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A day after we reported on guns and evidence taken from the Lithonia Police Department evidence room, investigators believe it was an inside job. And state law enforcement confirms they have been called in.

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Guns stolen from evidence room of Lithonia police department Video included

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A small DeKalb County police department is dealing with a serious internal theft.

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Clayton County Schools to shave $50M from budget

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The state's fifth largest school district is in financial turmoil, but the Superintendent refused to talk about it today. "I just want you to know that I've been very transparent, and will always be, because we've got nothing to hide," he said in a YouTube video to staff and students. But he refused to speak with the CBS46 Bulldog to answer detailed questions about how the district's finances are managed. An apparent improper balancing of budgets, has led Clayton County P...

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Decatur fights back against immigration review board decision

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Decatur's mayor isn't going down without a fight. The state immigration enforcement review board, effectively called Decatur a Sanctuary City, accusing them of "falsely reporting compliance with Georgia's immigration laws." 

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State immigration board operates under the radar

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For seven years, the Immigration Enforcement Review Board (IERB) has been meeting on state grounds, but most people don't even know the board exists. 

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DA probing Douglas Co. coroner at center of CBS46 Bulldog investigation

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Days after an exclusive CBS46 Bulldog investigation exposed how your tax dollars are being spent in rural Douglas County, we've confirmed that the District Attorney there is investigating.

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Hidden Harassment: Complaints at state Capitol self policed in secrecy

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Under the capitol dome, is a small army of tax-payer paid lawmakers and staff. Who's actions we've learned, are more often than not, self policed, and cloaked in secrecy. 

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City leaders who approved Reed bonuses received bonus

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When some--including the president of the City Council questioned if the Kasim Reed bonus payouts were legal, Reed responded with a statement, justifying its legality. Through a spokesman, he said in a written post, "Mayor Reed consulted with the Departments of Law, Finance, and Human Resources before awarding the bonuses." But when taking a close look at the bonus list, we found, the heads of all those departments were the recipients of the largest bonuses given. Meaning...

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City Hall bonuses actually cost the taxpayers over $800K Video included

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Documents obtained by the CBS46 Bulldog show bonuses handed out to Atlanta City Hall staffers at the end of the former mayor Kasim Reed's administration cost taxpayers $811,000, or roughly $300,000 more than previously reported.

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UPS identifies leaker in trade secrets scandal

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Last fall, UPS discovered a breach. An employee wrongfully obtained what the company called a highly confidential strategic plan about their aircraft fleet. 

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Library guard assaulted two months after CBS46 investigation into security

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Just months after an exclusive CBS Bulldog investigation exposing incidents of sex and assault at Atlanta's central library, it has happened again. Police say on Sunday night, a man held scissors to the throat of a female security guard and demanded oral sex. 

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Questions swirl after Gwinnett deputy fired Video included

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A sheriff's deputy in Gwinnett County was fired, accused of meeting multiple women for sex while on duty.

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Police: Still waiting on Omega Psi Phi to provide evidence in embezzlement case

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Two weeks ago, an exclusive Bulldog investigation exposed an internal embezzlement scandal within the Omega Psi Phi fraternity, one of the largest and oldest in the country. 

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Cyber attack calls MARTA vulnerabilities into question Video included

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One day after the CBS46 Bulldog exposed an audit showing the city of Atlanta was warned it was vulnerable to a cyber attack, city officials are responding to that report. 

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Exclusive: Audit shows city was warned of cyber vulnerabilities Video included

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Last summer, the city of Atlanta was told their IT department was on life support. They had months to fix the problems before the city became a victim of a cyber attack last week. 

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Holding leaders accountable in cyber attack

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Just months into her term, Mayor Bottoms' city is being held hostage. If she's sweating it, she wasn't showing it this morning when we caught up with her. "No," was the answer when asked if she knew when the hack threat would be over. Later in the day, we again pressed the basic question that remains unanswered: how was this allowed to happen and who dropped the ball. Especially when the nation--and Amazon--are watching.    When asked, "What can you say to...

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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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Investigation widens into Fulton County Jail deaths

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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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Fulton Co. DA aware of Nick Gordon incidents in FL

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The Fulton County District Attorney is monitoring the recent domestic violence accusations and arrests of Nick Gordon in Florida.   This, as the CBS46 Bulldog has obtained the police reports and 911 calls on Gordon's latest troubles, and explains why Gordon's actions there, are under the microscope here. Nick Gordon you may remember was the boyfriend of Bobbi Kristina Brown--daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown. Her unexplained death at her Roswell home three years ago ...

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Former Equifax Exec. Indicted

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A former executive at Equifax has been indicted for insider trading, accused of pocketing nearly a million dollars in stock he cashed in, days before the company announced a massive data breach. Its alleged he knew of last summer's breach, and knew the stock would plummet as soon as the breach was announced. Jun Ying, Equifax’s chief information officer was based in Atlanta, and is a married father of two. He was not home at his listed address when CBS46 visited today. Someon... More>>

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KSU administrative scandal revealed Video included

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The findings from an internal investigation are startling. 

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What happens when someone suffers medical emergency at Atlanta Airport?

What happens when someone suffers a medical emergency at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world's busiest airport? 

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Fulton Co. launches review of security protocol following Bulldog investigation

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The Fulton County Manager has called for a review of security protocols, and has instructed the Fulton County Police Department to review incident reports.

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Federal prison bans visitors after Bulldog report on supervision

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The federal prison in Atlanta has suspended visitor access until further notice, due to concerns over supervision.

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Federal inmate admits to murder on Facebook from Atlanta prison cell Video included

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A dangerous convict---conducting a 'Facebook Live' from inside his jail cell at a federal prison in Atlanta. 

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Where are the plows?

Drivers all over metro Atlanta woke up to many roads still covered in snow, leading some to ask where were the plows? 

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

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

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Questions over why KSU prez will be paid after departure

Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens (via http://law.ga.gov Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens (via http://law.ga.gov
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In his resignation letter to students, outgoing KSU president Sam Olens said, "I have decided that new leadership will be required for KSU..." Or---it was decided for him. We will never really know. But what we now know; the state agreed to give him something to go quietly. The state plans to pay out his one year contract through June of this year. Even though Olens won't work past February 15th. Digging deeper, we obtained Olens' employment agreement, and did some math. ... More>>

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Pressure mounts for KSU's Olens

Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens (via http://law.ga.gov Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens (via http://law.ga.gov
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Pressure is mounting on the president of Kennesaw State University in the wake of the kneeling scandal there.   The Board of Regents is meeting in days, his future in the balance. We have also learned, he may be looking to leave on his own. We have been pressing the president for answers for months. Phone calls, emails, written interview requests have not addressed specific questions, nor has he agreed to answer questions on camera. We visited his office today to ask about the... More>>

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Guns seizures rise at ATL, Congress questions how many go undetected

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For the 20th consecutive year, Atlanta's Hartsfield Jackson International Airport is holding its place as the world's busiest. 

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Roy Moore still has his supporters in rural Alabama

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The lunchtime roll of the freight train is the loudest thing you'll hear in small town Cleburne County Alabama. 

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Owner fails to provide water for Midtown tenants

Twelve families at the Belmere in Midtown were left in the dark about the whole thing and without water.

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Search for missing TN family leads to GA

The CBS46 BullDog breaks case wide open

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UPS reeling after trade secrets leaked

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The Atlanta based company is accusing a pilot of wrongfully obtaining what they call highly confidential strategic plans

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