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Community event organized to welcome home girl injured in dog attack

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Atlanta officials said they will gather to welcome home Syrai Sanders, a girl who was attacked by a pit bull in an incident that left her friend Logan Braatz, 6, dead.

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Trump in Atlanta for NRA meeting, stump in 6th District race

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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The National Rifle Association begins its annual meetings and exhibits in Atlanta Thursday as more than 80,000 people are expected to pack the event at the Georgia World Congress Center. 

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Judge suggests house arrest for Tex McIver; Placed in custody Video included

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Tex McIver, accused in the shooting death of his wife, Diane. was taken into custody until a new bond, which the judge suggested place him under house arrest, is written.

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Teen brothers killed in wreck with school bus in Roswell Video included

Pratt brothers (Source: Family) Pratt brothers (Source: Family)
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The brothers were involved in the NJROTC program at Lassiter High School in Cobb County.

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Surviving teen awake from coma after crash killed her four friends

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CBS46 saw Lexus Todd for the first time, the only teen who made it out of a crushed SUV alive on April 24. 

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Man dies after shooting in Atlanta

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Police say a man died Wednesday evening after a shooting in Atlanta.

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I-85 construction worker safety

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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C.W. Matthews Construction has people working 12 hour shifts around the clock at the site.

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Morehouse College receives $400K to help grow minority, women-owned tech companies in Atlanta

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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The $400,000 grant given to Morehouse by JPMorgan Chase is intended to grow hundreds of minority and women-owned technology companies in low income communities across metro Atlanta.

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Parents urge GDOT to make Memorial Drive safer for pedestrians

Memorial Drive, Atlanta (source: WGCL TV) Memorial Drive, Atlanta (source: WGCL TV)
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Some Atlanta families are banding together with Atlanta City Council members to pressure the Georgia Department of Transportation to make safety enhancements to one of the city’s most dangerous corridors. 

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Major alternate route for I-85 collapse reopens after long closure

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Piedmont Road, one of the main roads in the Buckhead area being used to get around the closure of Interstate 85, was closed for nearly 24 hours but is now back open.

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Police: Person sets 3 fires in Walmart, escapes with cart of stolen goods

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Someone set three fires inside a Walmart in East Point before escaping with a cart full of stolen goods.

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Police officer charged with statutory rape, resigns Video included

Source: Atlanta Police Source: Atlanta Police
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A College Park police officer charged with statutory rape has resigned from the department.

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4 teens killed in Fulton County crash identified Video included

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Four teenagers were killed in a traffic accident Monday in south Fulton County.

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Total cost to rebuild I-85: $16.6 million

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Officials say the total cost to rebuild I-85, including incentives, is $16.6 million dollars.

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DA: Tex McIver hiding wife's updated will

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CBS46 has exclusively learned that the state believes an updated version of Diane McIver's will exists. 

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Junior League of Atlanta awards $1M to three local organizations

Source: Junior League of Atlanta via Facebook Source: Junior League of Atlanta via Facebook
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The three non-profits to receive grant money from JLA are the Atlanta Community Food Bank, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, and the Generational Poverty Law Project. 

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Mayor to announce $48M parking garage in Grant Park area

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Atlanta officials said they will unveil plans for the Grant Park Gateway, a new parking garage to be located at the current eight-acre parking lot adjacent to Zoo Atlanta in Grant Park.

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Downtown Atlanta parking company: Display receipt or get booted

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Glen Cook, an Atlanta Hawks fan is angry over what he calls fraud: He says even though he paid for parking in Downtown Atlanta, he was booted and had to pay to get the device removed. 

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Balanced Hawks hold off Wizards 111-101, even series 2-all

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Paul Millsap bounced back from a sluggish start to score 19 points, Dwight Howard had his best game of the postseason and the Atlanta Hawks pulled away from the Washington Wizards 111-101 Monday night to even the opening-round playoff series at 2-all.

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Following alert from police, woman clarifies that she wasn't kidnapped

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A woman told CBS46 that she was not actually kidnapped after an alert was sent by the Atlanta Police Department saying otherwise.

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Georgia Tech students robbed at gunpoint

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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According to authorities, two students were walking north on Centennial Olympic Park Drive. When they reached the gated entry to the Centennial Park North Townhomes they were approached by three men.

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DA hopes to revoke Tex McIver's bond over gun found in sock drawer Video included

(Source: Steve Maples, Tex McIver's Attorney) (Source: Steve Maples, Tex McIver's Attorney)
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A judge will decide Monday when to resume a hearing to determine whether Tex McIver, the prominent attorney accused of accidentally shooting and killing his wife, should head back to jail.

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Get free food from Chick-fil-A's new location

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Chick-fil-a will open their newest restaurant just a few miles from Greenbriar Mall where the first location opened 50 years ago and 100 lucky customers will have a shot at getting free food for a year.

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Armed woman in custody following carjacking in Atlanta

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Atlanta Police say they have a suspect in custody that stole a car with four children inside.

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Teen shot to death at gas station in Sylvan Hills area

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The victim has been identified as 17-year-old Daronald Wilkerson.

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200+ Wells Fargo employees volunteer for Super Saturday

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More than 200 Wells Fargo employees rolled up their sleeves to work with twelve nonprofit organizations in Atlanta. 

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Atlanta mayoral candidates attend Earth Day town hall

Atlanta skyline. (SOURCE: WGCL) Atlanta skyline. (SOURCE: WGCL)
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A group will hold a forum on Saturday to pick the brains of the people running for the top executive spot in Atlanta on issues regarding Atlanta's growing issues of inequity and environmental justice.

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Georgia leads nation in vaccination rates despite opposition movement

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Georgia leads the country when it comes to early childhood vaccinations, according to numbers from the Centers for Disease Control. That’s despite growing opposition from the anti-vaccination movement.

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Blank, Reed announce plans for Georgia Dome space; Address MBS roof issues

Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the Georgia Dome stand in Atlanta on Friday, April 21, 2017. (SOURCE: Chopper46) Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the Georgia Dome stand in Atlanta on Friday, April 21, 2017. (SOURCE: Chopper46)
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With a standing ovation falcons owner Arthur Blank stepped to the podium to announce the new Home Depot Backyard.

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Ready to start a business in Atlanta? Here’s how

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We spoke to local entrepreneurs to learn their tips for how to start a business in the growing Atlanta market.

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Inmate caught sneaking back into prison with contraband

Source: MGN Online Source: MGN Online
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A man is facing escape and contraband smuggling charges after he was caught sneaking back into an Atlanta prison with a duffel bag full of alcohol, cigarettes and other items. 

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Fleeing suspect critically injured after being hit by vehicle on I-20

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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A man is in critical condition at an area hospital after he was struck by a vehicle on I-20 while fleeing from police on foot. 

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