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1 dead, several others shot at SW Atlanta home

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One person is dead after several others were shot at a home in southwest Atlanta late Thursday night. 

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Garth Brooks to headline Mercedes-Benz Stadium's first concert

Source: MGN Online Source: MGN Online
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Garth Brooks will be joined by Trisha Yearwood in headlining the first-ever concert at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in downtown Atlanta. 

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Large Midtown Atlanta homeless shelter to close

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One of the Southeast's biggest homeless shelters is set to close by the end of the summer.

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Woman, dog attacked by Pit bull in apartment complex

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A woman and her dog are recovering after she said they were attacked by a Pit bull in their apartment complex. 

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Union City man caught urinating at LA train station had cache of weapons

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Authorities say a Union City man spotted urinating at a Los Angeles County light-rail station had a weapons cache that included silencers, a rifle, handgun and perhaps 150 rounds of ammunition.

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More streets could ease Midtown Atlanta congestion Video included

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Midtown Alliance is working to extend 15th Street from West Peachtree to Williams Street.

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Three vehicles headed for auction stolen in Fairburn

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Police are looking for three men accused of stealing three vehicles from an auction facility in Fairburn.

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Temporary tax relief on the way for Fulton County homeowners

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Fulton County is taking steps to relieve homeowners who received higher tax assessments this year. Commission chairman John Eaves says his board has unanimously voted to rescind this year's tax assessments.

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Democratic strategist: Tight race in 6th District should be wake up call for Republicans

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Democrats are 0-4 trying to take U.S. House seats vacated by President Donald Trump's cabinet picks. Now party officials, strategists and candidates are trying to figure out why and how the party can turn it around for the 2018 midterm elections.

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Lanes to close during water valve repair

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City of Atlanta crews will repair a water valve at the intersection of Peachtree Road NE and Piedmont Road NE, Wednesday night. 

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Sixth Congressional District residents react to election

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Kari Young and her son Cole are enjoying part of their day at Wills Park in Alpharetta. It’s a more peaceful morning with the sixth congressional district race finally over. 

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Atlanta city leaders work to stiffen penalties for reckless ATV riders

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Some people call it recreation while others call it reckless. ATV riders who illegally speed down city streets, stopping traffic and, at times, endangering drivers.

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Karen Handel defeats Jon Ossoff in Georgia's 6th District

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Republican Karen Handel won a nationally watched congressional election Tuesday in Georgia, and she thanked President Donald Trump after she avoided an upset that would have rocked Washington ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.

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Foul odor surfaces inside Atlanta grocery store

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A foul odor surfaced at a metro Atlanta grocery store this week which disgusted many customers. It’s not the Kroger shopping experience Claudia Knight and others have become accustomed to.

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Atlanta's Music Midtown officially announces 2017 lineup

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Atlanta's Music Midtown officially announces their 2017 lineup.

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GSU professor to lead fight against eminent domain

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A court battle will begin Monday in Fulton County Superior Court as many people in a part of Atlanta say they're being forced out of their homes by the city. 

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Karen Handel, neighbors receive suspicious letters containing white powder Video included

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Investigators are trying to determine who sent threatening letters containing a powdery substance to Republican congressional candidate Karen Handel and many of her neighbors in Roswell.

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McDonald's incorporates SnapChat app in application process

Source: McDonald's via Facebook Source: McDonald's via Facebook
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The restaurant is looking to hire 2,500 people in metro Atlanta, and applicants now have the opportunity to apply in-store or via SnapChat app June 20.

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Man accused of starting fire under I-85 causing collapse to appear in court

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Basil Eleby, the man accused of starting the fire under I-85 that caused a section of the roadway to collapse, is expected to appear in court Friday morning.

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CBS46 looks inside a prisoner transport bus

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As the manhunt ended for two escaped inmates accused in the fatal shootings of two corrections officers in Putnam County, CBS46 is taking a closer look inside one of the buses used to transport the inmates.

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Need cash? Sell your gun, no questions asked Video included

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Hundreds of gun owners traded their guns for cash Thursday at an Atlanta event aimed at getting unwanted and illegally obtained guns off the streets.

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Spelman College student receives Formation Scholars Award from Beyonce

Source: Spelman College Source: Spelman College
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Beyonce announced the four winners of her Formation Scholars Awards for the 2017-2018 academic year, and one of the students is a junior at Spelman College. 

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Mattie's Call issued for missing Atlanta woman

Source: Atlanta Police Source: Atlanta Police
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Atlanta Police are searching for a missing woman diagnosed with dementia and a Mattie's Call has been issued as a result.

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Home damaged after lightning strike leads to fire

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One person was at home when a fire started inside an Atlanta residence. 

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Police release sketch of man accused of assaulting 12-year-old

Source: Atlanta Police Department Source: Atlanta Police Department
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The Atlanta Police Department needs the public’s help identifying a man they say assaulted a 12-year-old girl. 

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Could a shortage of truck drivers cause safety issues

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It's estimated the need for drivers will grow by 21 percent by 2020 compared with 2010.

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Governor Nathan Deal on prison escape: "We will learn from this"

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As a manhunt continues throughout nearly all of Georgia, Governor Nathan Deal pledges that the state will learn from this tragedy. 

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New app for street parking in Atlanta

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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SP Plus has a 5 year contract with the City of Atlanta and will manage the city’s on-street parking. 

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