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Police try to improve neighborhood known for drugs

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Just a month out from the opening of the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, CBS46 is exploring a community some consider a forgotten neighborhood, just steps from the gates of the shiny new Atlanta landmark.

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Concern rising over property values following Atlanta Beltline

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Concern is rising over property values following Atlanta's popular Beltline as it finishes construction in some of Atlanta's poorest neighborhoods.

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What you should know about micropigmentation, microblading

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Beauty trends microblading and micropigmentation are sparking eyebrow envy here in Atlanta.  And it's not just for eyebrows. Micropigmentation gave Anthony Johnson his hairline back after hair loss caused by alopecia.

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Investigators close to solving 34-year-old cold case

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The brutal murder of Timothy Coggins happened more than a quarter of a century ago about an hour south of Atlanta in Spalding County. Now investigators are close to solving the crime.

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Family tells story of child with Autism Video included

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The Autism Society of Georgia estimates that there are more than 155,000 Georgians living with autism. The Eidex family gave CBS46 full access to their home to tell the story of Effie. His mother describes him as a 2-year-old in a teenager's body. 

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DeKalb County sheriff back at work after suspension

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DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey Mann returned to work Monday after serving a 40-day suspension ordered by the Governor.

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Safety organization gives Georgia a D on hurricane preparedness Video included

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A national disaster safety organization rates Georgia a 'D' on hurricane preparedness. That's the bottom half of the states rated high risk for hurricanes

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Road work causes growing pains in Dunwoody

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Homeowners are saying the city of Dunwoody tore down too many trees while making improvements to an intersection and a nearby retention pond.

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Cases could be thrown out within Fulton County Court System

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There's a potential crisis for the Fulton County Court System, and a situation that could lead to cases being thrown out.

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Critical gaps that could put families in mobile homes at risk during storms

Mobile homes are often left vulnerable in bad weather. CBS46 investigative reporter Sally Sears spent months challenging authorities about the inspection process and the critical gaps that could put Georgia families at risk. 

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Police union says video of officer beating woman doesn't tell whole story

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A spokesperson with the DeKalb Fraternal Order of Police says viral video of a DeKalb County police officer beating a woman inside a store doesn't tell the whole story.

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Warning issued on high tech credit card scam called shimming

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The Better Business Bureau is issuing a warning on a new high tech credit card scam called shimming. 

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Investigation finds safety violations with mobile homes in severe weather

CBS46 is working to keep you safe during severe weather. Our months-long investigation found troubling evidence of safety violations, specifically involving the growing mobile home industry in Georgia. 

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Controversial cop accused of false DUI arrests gets new job

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Nestled in the mountains of north Georgia, there’s a new deputy in Dahlonega and to some he’s no stranger.

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DeKalb County Schools to spend $85,000 on marketing campaign

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The DeKalb County School District launched a new billboard marketing campaign to change the perception of the school system.

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Protestors want DeKalb Police Officer fired for using excessive force

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Community activists demanded that DeKalb County Police fire one of their officers on Friday. They protested the actions of Officer P.J. Larscheid seen on video striking a homeless woman with a baton more than a dozen times last month.

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Diversion program working to make real progress with teens

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Through our "Teens, Trauma and Trouble" series, we got a closer look at a diversion program that's working to make real progress.

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Teens, Trauma & Trouble Video included

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For the past year, our cameras have had unprecedented access in some metro area juvenile courtrooms, watching as youth charged with armed-robbery, gang violence and, in some cases, murder, are processed through the system.

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County demolishes dilapidated buildings at Brannon Hill Condos

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DeKalb County crews began removing trash and debris from burned buildings at the Brannon Hill Condos in Clarkston.

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Civil rights attorney says use of force by DeKalb County officer was unwarranted

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Cell phone video shows DeKalb County Police Officer P.J. Larscheid striking a homeless woman with a baton inside a Chevron gas station. The incident captured the attention of civil rights attorney Mawuli Davis.

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Sheriff accused of violating policy in bid for re-election

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A contested race for sheriff has prompted voters to speak out about what they believe is misconduct in their county.

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Video shows Walton County Sheriff in bar brawl

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CBS46 obtained surveillance video on Wednesday showing Walton County Sheriff Joe Chapman involved in a bar fight in Florida last May.

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U.S. Army to investigate soldier's mysterious death

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With full military honors, 36-year-old Kyle Tafel was laid to rest at the Georgia National Cemetery in Cherokee County. He was a Major in the Army National Guard serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, but Tafel did not lose his life on the battlefield.

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Airline passenger causes chaos in cabin at Atlanta Airport

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You can almost always expect some delays when traveling through the world's busiest airport in Atlanta. But passengers on board American Airlines Flight 218 from Atlanta to Chicago did not expect to be delayed because of an altercation between a passenger and flight attendant.

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Girl Scout garden blossoms for Senior Citizens

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At 86-years-of-age, Clara Courville’s happiness has blossomed like the garden she cares for. It all began with the planting of a seed -- a seed in the ground and a seed in the heart of a girl with a brown sash and a green thumb.

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Statham officer accused of false arrests no longer with department

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Nearly two years after some claimed they had been railroaded by city leaders in Statham, they say there is finally justice.

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Trip to Waffle House turns into math lesson for kids

We profiled students at the Global Village Project in Decatur. CBS46 investigative reporter Sally Sears spent last Christmas with the refugee girls to learn how a trip to Waffle House turned into a math lesson. 

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DeKalb County man responsible for slaughtering goats speaks out

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Concerned about their community, several Stone Mountain homeowners dressed in red Tuesday to alert county officials at a Board of Commissioners meeting about one of their neighbors, Atiba Jones, and his treatment of animals.

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Goats slaughtered in DeKalb County neighborhood

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A man accused of slaughtering goats in his neighborhood and processing the meat for consumption says it was part of a religious holiday. 

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DeKalb County fined $294K for not reporting sewer spills

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The Environmental Protection Agency took action against  DeKalb County this week for problems associated with a number of sanitary sewer spills.

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