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Georgia man pleads guilty to rigged foreclosure auction bids

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A Georgia real estate investor has pleaded guilty in federal court to working with others to rig bids during foreclosure auctions in metro Atlanta.

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Grand jury reinstates several charges against alleged Sandy Springs sex trafficker, bond revoked

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A grand jury has reinstated several charges against a man accused of holding several women inside a Sandy Springs home against their will.

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CBS46 at the Atlanta International Auto Show

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The Atlanta International Auto Show is back in town this year at the Georgia World Congress Center.

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'The Big Bang Theory' renewed for 2 more seasons

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Are you a fan of "The Big Bang Theory?" If so, you're in luck because you'll be seeing a lot more of it.

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Missing 12-year-old in Alpharetta found safe

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A 12-year-old child has been found after being reported missing in Alpharetta. 

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Several charges against Ceasar Mitchell dropped

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The state ethics commission has dropped several charges against Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell. 

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Georgia state senators aim to eliminate transportation taxes

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A group of state senators are proposing to remove all taxes on transportation.

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Infant dead, woman critically injured in NW Atlanta house fire

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An infant is dead and a woman is hospitalized with critical injuries sustained in a house fire in northwest Atlanta early Thursday morning. 

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MARTA considering changes funded by sales tax

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MARTA has been hosting several listening sessions around metro Atlanta. They want to hear from the public about what projects should be funded by the half-cent sales tax passed in 2016.

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Changes made to proposed domestic terrorism bill

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Supporters argue a domestic terrorism bill in Georgia will strengthen domestic terrorism laws. Opponents claim it will intimidate protesters.

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Police search for driver in deadly hit-and-run crash, victim ID'd

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Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash along Georgia 400 in Fulton County Wednesday afternoon. 

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Second woman dies after homicide at Alpharetta hotel

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Police say a second woman has died following a homicide in Alpharetta on Monday.

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Researchers say Fulton County is in eviction epidemic

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CBS46 is digging into a startling new study about renters in our region. Researchers say Fulton County is in the middle of an eviction epidemic, leading the nation in the rate of home renters who are evicted, or put on notice of eviction.

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Man arrested after officer-involved shooting in Atlanta

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Atlanta on Wednesday. 

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Plane diverted to Atlanta due to engine problem

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An airplane had to be diverted to Atlanta Wednesday night after a problem with its engine.

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Cheaper iPad goes on sale Friday

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Are you looking to buy or upgrade an iPad?  Apple is making that easier with the next edition of the device, which is notably cheaper.

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8-year-old hit by vehicle at elementary school in Atlanta

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An 8-year-old child was hit by a vehicle at his elementary school in southwest Atlanta on Wednesday.

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Georgia lawmakers OK $49 billion budget with teacher raises

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Georgia teachers would get a 2 percent salary increase while state employees who handle child welfare cases will see a 19 percent raise under the state budget approved by lawmakers.

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Should businesses be required to offer expanded sick leave?

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CBS46 is digging deeper into a bill that could affect families in Georgia, especially those with caretaker issues. It's all about sick leave.

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Member of counterfeit CD and DVD ring gets 5 years

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A Senegalese man has been sentenced to serve five years in prison for his participation in an Atlanta counterfeit DVD and CD ring.

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50+ employers to reach job seekers at Atlanta Career Expo

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The Georgia Department of Labor will host a job fair that will feature more than 50 employers from Atlanta.

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Middle school student rushed to hospital after ingesting substance

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Atlanta Public Schools is a investigating situation where one student was rushed to a local hospital after ingesting a controlled substance, Wednesday afternoon.  

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One person killed in Buckhead car wreck

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Georgia State Patrol is investigating a fatal car wreck in Buckhead. 

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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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Crash closes I-85 in Fulton County

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A crash involving multiple vehicles has forced the closure of the southbound lanes of I-85 at Senoia Road in Fulton County. 

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Fact check: Atlanta marks notable 4-week streak without homicide

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We have a story about murder, and for once it's good news. The city of Atlanta is in the middle of a notable streak without a homicide.

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Voters make decisions on newly-incorporated cities of Stonecrest, South Fulton

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The newly created cities of Stonecrest and South Fulton voted to fill their executive branches for the first time on Tuesday. Three candidates were vying for Stonecrest's mayoral seat, while there were nine in the running for the South Fulton top executive spot.

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Baseball legend makes pitch for online fantasy sports in Georgia

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Tom Glavine, a former Atlanta Braves player, spoke at the state capital Tuesday morning in an effort to bring online fantasy sports to Georgia.

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Atlanta Beltline work temporarily closes Old Fourth Ward street

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The construction on Irwin street in Atlanta's Old Fourth Ward is all part of the Atlanta Beltline extension.

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Department of Homeland Security issues new ban of electronics on flights

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A new terror threat is prompting the United States to issue a new electronics ban from some airports in largely Muslim countries. 

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Boys and Girls Club, College Park Police join forces to talk positive relationships

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Hundreds of kids from Boys & Girls Clubs across Atlanta and officers from the College Park Police Department participated in an afternoon of food, games, and conversations. 

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