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Storm knocks down tree, killing homeowner in Jackson County

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Caution tape marks the spot of Wednesday night’s lone tragedy caused by severe weather in Georgia. Steve Meredith was just a few doors down when a tree fell on top of a home nearby, killing 29-year-old Jason Combs.

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Audit: Atlanta city hall mismanaged tax dollars with purchasing contracts

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An audit obtained by CBS46 piles on revelations about possible tax waste for a city hall already embattled in a bribery scandal that has led to two convictions and at least one person's firing as FBI agents raided his office. 

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Roofing company goes out of business after customers stuck with liens

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A metro Atlanta roofing company suddenly went out of business after CBS46 exposed a series of customer complaints two weeks ago.

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Golfers complain of subpar conditions at county-owned course

People who use the Sugar Creek Golf Course say conditions there are not up to par. (SOURCE: WGCL) People who use the Sugar Creek Golf Course say conditions there are not up to par. (SOURCE: WGCL)
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There’s something driving Larry Anderson crazy.  He said Sugar Creek Golf Course on Bouldercrest Road in DeKalb County is not up to par.

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Body of missing man recovered in Atlanta

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The body of Austin Hart has just been found in northwest Atlanta. We've learned a volunteer who searches for missing and exploited kids found his body. 

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Cold weather could take bite out of Georgia's famous fruit

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This week’s weather could take a big bite out of Georgia’s most famous fruit.

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Mayoral candidate accused of not paying alleged campaign manager

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A former Fulton County commissioner has been accused of failing to pay a former campaign worker in his race to regain his old commission seat.

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Iconic Atlanta restaurant loses its key ingredient

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If you dine at one of Atlanta's most iconic restaurants, you can expect to see some changes. Since 1945, Mary Mac's Tea Room has been setting the standard for southern cooking and hospitality. 

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Eyewitness describes murder of man using Letgo app

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Anthony Foster won’t soon forget the sound of a deadly shooting which rocked his DeKalb County neighborhood.

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Roofing company fails to pay supplier; several customers receive liens

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If you live in the south where there is severe weather, getting your roof replaced is part of homeownership.  But no one expects to receive a lien after the work is complete.

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Atlanta mayoral candidate may be in violation of state ethics rule

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Atlanta City Councilman Kwanza Hall declared his run for mayor January 20, but according to state ethics rules, Hall hasn't filed all the routine paperwork to stay within ethical guidelines. 

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Grandmother viciously attacked while shopping at Walmart

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Sandra McClung will never forget her trip to Walmart, which ended in a vicious attack.

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92-year-old finally able to cancel home security contract after CBS46 intervention

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Geraldine Hill, 92, fends off phone calls several times a day from a collection agency asking her to pay her ADT home security bill.  

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Officials consider putting contracts on web following Atlanta bribery investigation

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Six weeks after the first news of contractors bribing city officials for lucrative contracts shook Atlanta's city hall, the council is considering putting every contract on the internet.

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Bribery scandal could change how Atlanta City Hall does business

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CBS46 Investigates is uncovering how a bribery scandal is changing business at Atlanta City Hall.

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County budgets $4M to address billing and blight issues

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DeKalb County budgets $4 million to address water billing and blight issues exposed by CBS46.

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Taxpayers believe DeKalb budget lacks support for public safety

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DeKalb County Commissioners voted 5-2 on Tuesday to approve a budget with $25 million in deficit spending according to CEO Michael Thurmond. 

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Combating Metro Atlanta's gang problem

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The "Bloods" gang has a hold on Gwinnett County and the issues don't stop there: It's becoming a problem more and more metro neighborhoods are dealing with. We rode along with law enforcement to try and get a clearer picture of the situation.

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Gangs becoming massive problem that can't be ignored

Law enforcement tells me gangs in the suburbs have become a massive problem that can no longer be ignored. 

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Businesses busted for selling alcohol to minors

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Dunwoody police cited several businesses for selling alcohol to minors.

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Embattled commissioner's employer responds to mayor's letter

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Gwinnett County Commissioner Tommy Hunter continues to feel the heat after calling Congressman John Lewis a ‘racist pig’ on social media. Hunter would not discuss the issue on camera on Friday, but his spokesperson Seth Weathers would when asked if the Commissioner should resign.

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Business owner billed $3K for trash service she said she never received

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The owner of a metro Atlanta business called out the county for her $3,000 trash bill which she believes is nothing but a bunch of garbage.

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Woman chases thief caught stealing her mail on camera

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Out of nowhere and in broad daylight, Ali Kimm knew something wasn’t right when a stranger showed up on her doorstep in Atlanta’s Grant Park this week.

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Residents want city to provide plans for vacant property

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In the heart of downtown Atlanta, it’s rare to find a vacant piece of property. “I mean it serves no purpose. It’s an empty lot, it’s not parking, it’s nothing,” Resident Jazmine Crawford said.

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Package store manager shoots, kills robbery suspect

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An attempted robbery turned into a deadly shootout at a local liquor store Tuesday night.

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Burglary suspect caught on camera admits crimes to police

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A metro Atlanta burglary suspect caught on surveillance video faced a judge in DeKalb County Magistrate Court Tuesday.  According to police, Antavious Goolsby admitted to at least two burglaries.

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Alcohol permit issued for business next to churches

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You don’t have to look far to find what’s bothering Charles McCorkle these days. He owns the GB Event Facility off Wesley Chapel Road and said the Lemon Drop Restaurant and Lounge next door started serving alcohol a couple of weeks ago within a few yards of multiple churches. 

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Teen becomes youngest woman to ever be eligible for office in Georgia

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At 19 years of age, Mary-Pat Hector is wise beyond her years. When she’s not taking classes at Spelman College, you can find her working on her political campaign.

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Ethics complaint filed against Gwinnett County commissioner

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Taxpayers turned up the heat on Commissioner Tommy Hunter during Tuesday’s Gwinnett County commission meeting. Angry residents demanded that Hunter resign after posting a comment on Facebook saying, "John Lewis is a racist pig."

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Atlanta police investigate illegal drugs sold online

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Atlanta Police are investigating a website which claims to be selling illegal drugs

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