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MARTA officer involved in car crash

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CBS46 has learned a MARTA officer has been involved in a car crash at Fairburn Road near Thompson Drive. 

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Crews prepare for Georgia Dome implosion

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Crews worked outside the Georgia Dome Friday morning, preparing for the implosion scheduled for Monday. 

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AJ's father to begin psychological counseling Video included

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CBS46 has learned the father of a child in need of kidneys is set to begin psychological counseling Monday. 

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Some Atlanta Public Schools employees to stay home without pay during holiday

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How about a Thanksgiving holiday without pay for a lot of Atlanta school workers? Fulton County’s problems assessing property taxes means a cash crisis for Fulton County and Atlanta Public Schools. 

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Standing on Georgia highways can have fatal consequences

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Georgia's highways can be dangerous for drivers, but even more so for people who are standing on interstates, sometimes with fatal consequences.

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Why is Georgia Dome being imploded on a Monday?

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All this talk about imploding the Georgia Dome, which sit just a few feet away from the brand new, billion-dollar Mercedes-Benz Stadium, has become a bit comical for resident Jimmy Mack. He and others want to know why Monday?

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Suddenly Black: White people discover their African ancestry Video included

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We’re 12 days away from Thanksgiving, the celebration of family. But how much do you really know about your roots, your ancestors; the people responsible for what you look like, your DNA? 

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Man killed in third fatal pedestrian crash in Atlanta in less than week

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A man was killed late Wednesday after he was hit by a vehicle on I-20 early Thursday morning, the third fatal crash on Atlanta highways in less than a week.

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Young girl struck by stray bullet while sleeping

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A young girl is recovering after she was struck by a stray bullet while sleeping early Thursday morning. 

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WATCH: High-speed chase reaches 155 mph in Alpharetta Video included

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Caught on an Alpharetta police officer’s dash cam was a quarter million-dollar sports car flying up Georgia 400 at the fastest speed even veteran officers can remember.

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Man has $20,000 artwork stolen from Atlanta studio

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For more than 50 years, Gilbert Young has let his artwork tell the story. But on this day, he had no other choice but to tell the story himself. 

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Study: Metro Atlanta lacks access to early childhood care for thousands

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A new study found 90,000 children in metro Atlanta don't have access to early childhood care. 

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Man arrested in Underground quadruple shooting

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Jonathan Bautista, 23, was arrested and charged with two counts of murder and two counts of aggravated assault that took place at the Masquerade Club Sunday, November 12. 

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Detective: Mom's own security cameras reveal she lied about son's hot-car death

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The lead detective in the case of a mother charged with murder in her son's hot-car death testified Wednesday that the mom's own security cameras caught her in a web of lies.

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Students evacuated after pipe bursts in school cafeteria Video included

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Students at a Fulton County elementary school have been evacuated following a burst pipe inside the cafeteria early Wednesday morning.

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Man driving over 150 mph arrested for DUI

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A man is behind bars after he led police on a high speed chase while allegedly driving under the influence early Sunday morning. 

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Police: Woman hit by multiple vehicles on Downtown Connector

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Police say a woman was hit by multiple vehicles on the Downtown Connector in Atlanta late Tuesday.

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Postal inspectors arrive to examine, correct Atlanta's late mail delivery Video included

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Every night for the past week, CBS46 randomly checked in a different zip code, and each neighborhood we observed, we saw the same thing: postal employees are working well into the night, delivering your mail after dark.

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Georgia Tech basketball players suspended after rules violations

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Two Georgia Tech basketball players have been suspended after rules violations, according to the school. The violations were self-reported to the NCAA in October.

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Where to put millions headed for Atlanta?

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Where are we going to put the millions of newcomers headed for Atlanta? Crowded streets and rising house prices make adding 2.5 million people in the next 20 years seem pretty scary to those of us already here.

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Search continues for missing Roswell teen Video included

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She was last seen wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, and red Nike sport sandals while walking on the 1200 block of Terramont Drive in Roswell.

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Confederate monuments, street names could be thing of past in Atlanta

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After the controversy over Confederate monuments heated up across the state this summer, a special committee in Atlanta is making a recommendation about their future in the city. 

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Man sentenced in Barney Simms' murder trial

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A man has plead guilty in the murder case of community leader Barney Simms.

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Man escapes from house fire through back window

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A man was able to escape from a house fire in Atlanta Monday. The man escaped from the home through a back window with the help of fire crews.

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Candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms on runoff for Atlanta's next mayor

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CBS46 talked with candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms for the first in a series of in-depth conversations. For Bottoms, winning against an unprecedented crowd of qualified candidates for mayor was a herculean task, but beating Mary Norwood will be just as hard.

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Grady, Emory team up to crack down on auto accidents

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Auto accidents are one of the leading causes of death in America. 

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4 shot, 2 dead following shooting in Atlanta

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Atlanta Police are investigating after a shooting incident near Underground Atlanta on Sunday night.

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Man accidentally shoots stepchildren while cleaning gun

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A man is facing charges of reckless conduct after he accidentally shot his two stepchildren while cleaning his gun on Sunday. 

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Georgia Tech player proposes to girlfriend after big win

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Not only did Georgia Tech linebacker Tre Jackson score a big victory on the football field on Saturday, he also scored a big victory in life.  

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Online public school teachers get creative to provide hands-on learning

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Hands-on learning is all the rage in education, but for public school students who take all of their classes online, getting their hands on the latest technology can be a challenge. It’s why their teachers are having to get creative.

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