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Six Flags Over Georgia sets world record for most Christmas pickle ornaments placed on Christmas tree

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Six Flags Over Georgia set a new world record for the Most Christmas Pickle Ornaments placed on Christmas Trees during the park's 4th annual Holiday in the Park wintertime celebration. 

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Former Uber driver turns himself in after fatally striking crossing guard Video included

Source: Cobb County Police Source: Cobb County Police
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Cobb County Police have arrested a man they say fatally struck a crossing guard who was helping children get to school. 

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School crossing guard struck and killed by Uber driver

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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A Cobb County school crossing guard was struck and killed by a vehicle while helping children get to school Thursday morning.

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Men posing as police accused of armed home invasion in Marietta

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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An alarming wake up call occurred for four people near the Mills Creek Court neighborhood in Marietta after four people in a home say men posing as police kicked in their door, tied them up and robbed them in a home invasion.

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Woman arrested, charged in fatal crash that killed Marietta man

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A woman has been arrested after she drove up over the curb and fatally struck a pedestrian during a crash in November.

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FBI: Armed serial bank robber on the loose

(Source: Regions Financial Corporation) (Source: Regions Financial Corporation)
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Investigators say the male suspect has robbed four Regions Bank locations and one Bank of America. 

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Mother of three paralyzed after tree limb falls on her during storm Video included

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A mother of three teenage boys has been paralyzed after a tree limb fell on her during last week's storms, striking her in the back of her head and severing her spine. 

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Police: Searching for female bank robber in Cobb

(Source: Cobb County Police Department) (Source: Cobb County Police Department)
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Police say the robbery occurred Tuesday at the location on Paces Ferry Road in Atlanta.

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Suspects sought after shots fired at Cobb County Police officer

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Police in Cobb County have set up a perimeter and are searching vehicles as they look for two suspects who shot at an officer early Tuesday morning.

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School canceled another day for some students

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Some school districts in metro Atlanta will not be returning to class on Tuesday due to boil advisories, power outages, and remaining icy conditions.

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Woman dies after being pinned under vehicle Video included

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Investigators believe the open driver’s door hit the victim causing her to fall onto the driveway as the car continued to roll down.

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Crews work to remove fallen trees

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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More than 72 hours after snow blanketed metro Atlanta, the damage is still apparent across Cobb County.

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Kennesaw State's dream season ends in playoff quarterfinals

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The dream season for the Kennesaw State Owls has ended after they were defeated by the Sam Houston State Bearkats in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I FCS playoffs on Saturday. 

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Former cult leader indicted on murder charges

Source: Cobb County Sheriff's Office Source: Cobb County Sheriff's Office
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Anna Young, 75, was arrested in Cobb County for death of a toddler.

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First black council member elected in Smyrna

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Maryline Blackburn made history on election day, December 5. Voters in Smyrna elected her to be their first black city council member. 

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Civil rights leaders demand resignation of KSU president

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Civil right leaders gathered Wednesday on the campus of Kennesaw State University demanding the resignation of the university's president over his handling of the cheerleaders who took a knee for the National Anthem during a game in September.

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Texting suspected cause of accident in Acworth

(Source: Acworth Police Department) (Source: Acworth Police Department)
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The Acworth Police Department says texting and driving is what they believe caused an accident in the city Tuesday.

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Toddler murdered, former cult leader to face child abuse charge

(Source: Cobb County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Cobb County Sheriff's Office)
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Investigators say Anna Elizabeth Young is a former cult leader, referred to as Mother Anna by her followers, who repeatedly beat and punished toddler Emon Harper.

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Traffic stop leads to drug bust

(Source: Cobb County Police Department) (Source: Cobb County Police Department)
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Approximately 13.5 pounds of marijuana, 92 Xanax pills, six Oxycodone pills and money were discovered inside the vehicle. 

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Father, stepson killed in Cobb County house fire Video included

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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A father and his stepson are dead following a fire at their Cobb County home late Tuesday night.

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Travel experts: Brace yourself for crowded highways, airports

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Planning to head out of town for the Thanksgiving holiday? You've got plenty of company.

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Before you fly to grandma's for Thanksgiving, know your rights as a passenger Video included

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Before you board the plane headed for grandma’s house, keep in mind, you have rights as an airline passenger.

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Board of Regents completes review of KSU following cheerleading controversy

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The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has completed their review of Kennesaw State University President Sam Olens' actions, as well as that of the school, following the controversial episode involving five cheerleaders who kneeled during the national anthem.

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Man accused of Craiglist killing to spend life in prison

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A Marietta man who killed a college student responding to a Craigslist ad has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. 

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Pair sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping, shooting of two people

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A Cobb County judge sentenced two people to life in prison for their involvement in the kidnapping and shooting of two people in 2016. 

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