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Marietta police try to slow down cut-through traffic in neighborhoods

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With traffic about to pick up with the start of school, and more people using navigation apps like Waze, Marietta Police are hoping to slow down and possibly divert many drivers who've been using neighborhood streets as cut-throughs from busier roads.

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Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police announce Marietta policeman as Chief of the Year

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The Marietta Police Department announced Wednesday that Chief Daniel Flynn has been selected as the Chief of the Year by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police. 

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Property tax rate won't increase in Cobb County for now

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Cobb County's property tax rate will not be going up after all, at least for now.

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Woman fights for life after Cobb County fire

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A mother is fighting for her life after she was hurt in a house fire. The fire broke out Tuesday morning in a home off Oakdale Road SE and Corley Drive in Mableton.

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Austell home sprayed with 20+ bullets; Homeowner is mother of former GSP trooper

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An Austell woman is thankful to be alive after her home was sprayed with bullets Monday night.

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Outrage erupts involving parole status of man who shot police officer

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Outrage erupted following a social media post involving the parole status of a gunman convicted of shooting a Cobb County police officer.

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Driver shoots at cars, turns gun on himself in Cobb County

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A driver shot at several cars in Cobb County Monday before turning the gun on himself.

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Police respond to disruption on inmate bus

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A spokesperson with the Cobb County Police Department told CBS46 they were asked to help with an incident involving an inmate transport bus. 

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CBS46 investigates lack of Douglas County sidewalks where young girl was struck, killed Video included

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Georgia State Patrol does not consider speed a factor in the 10-year-old's death Thursday morning so the driver won't be cited. But there is a lot of traffic with 27,000 to 29,000 vehicles using parts of this road daily.

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Police: Woman enters Starbucks, says she was shot

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Police say a woman entered a Starbucks in Cobb County and said she was shot before leaving the store.

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Victim in fatal shooting at Cobb County apartment complex ID'd

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Police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting at a Cobb County apartment complex Wednesday morning.

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Constantly looking at phone is changing our anatomy

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It's no secret we are a nation attached to our phones. But how much of a toll is all of that screen time really taking on your body?

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Veteran asked to take down U.S. flag at Braves game

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A Cobb County veteran is asking for an explanation after he was told he couldn't fly his flag while tailgating before a Braves game on Monday night.

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Wells Fargo evacuated Tuesday after bomb threat

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Police say a Wells Fargo in Cobb County was evacuated Tuesday due to a bomb threat.

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Orientation held to address teacher shortages in Cobb County

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Teacher shortages in the Cobb County School District was just one of several issues addressed during an orientation Tuesday.

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Free school supplies provided in Marietta

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Amerigroup Community Care of Georgia has kicked off its third annual Back to School Supply distribution events and made a stop in Marietta.

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Cobb County will close historic covered bridge for more than 3 months of repairs

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After repeated auto accidents along the Concord Road Historic Covered Bridge in Smyrna, Cobb County transportation officials are set to shut down that road for more than three months in order to carry out critical repairs on the more than 150 year-old structure.

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Cobb County commission chairman to host town hall meetings on tax rate hike

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Homeowners in Cobb County will have several chances to speak face-to-face with Cobb County's top elected official about a proposed tax hike that the chairman says is needed to buy and protect green space.

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Austell man drowns in Lake Acworth

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A search and rescue team have located the body of a man who was reported missing Friday evening in Lake Acworth. 

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Atlanta Braves players, coaches, broadcasters to visit Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

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Atlanta Braves players, coaches, and broadcasters will be visiting Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Monday, July 17.

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Trash troubles in Cobb County Video included

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For weeks now, garbage has been piling up because crews can't haul the waste to landfills. 

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Online petition started due to Cobb County Schools starting semester a day early

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A change to the start of the Cobb County school year has parents and students fuming on social media.

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'Blue Bloods' star spotted at new restaurant in Cobb County

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"Blue Bloods" star Donnie Wahlberg was spotted in Cobb County Friday. The actor and member of New Kids on the Block was at his family's new Wahlbergs restaurant at The Battery, next to SunTrust Park.

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Man charged with fraud, burglary in Marietta

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Police say a man wanted for fraud and burglary was arrested while trying to get his girlfriend's car jumped in the parking lot of a Waffle House in Marietta.

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Cobb County commissioners consider tax increases

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With an improving economy has come the need for an elevated level of service, according to Cobb County's Commission Chairman. 

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Police arrest armed suspect in Cobb County bank robbery

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A man is facing several felony charges in connection to an armed robbery at a Cobb County bank on Wednesday. 

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Cobb County woman named Best Female Athlete in college sports

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A Marietta native and student athlete at the University of Florida has been named the 2017  Best Female College Athlete during the annual ESPN network ESPY awards Wednesday night.

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Man sentenced after failing to register as sex offender in Cobb County

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A man will spend the next two years in prison after failing to register as a sex offender after moving from Minnesota to Cobb County. Frederick Laron Summerset, 34, 

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Cobb County police chief speaks out after fatal hostage situation at Marietta bank Video included

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The GBI is still investigating the shooting death of a Marine veteran who held hostages inside a Cobb County bank. CBS46 wanted to know why he was shot so we sat down with Cobb County's police chief to get answers.

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Waffle House robbed at gunpoint in Austell

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Police say they're searching for a man who robbed a Waffle House in Austell. The robbery occurred just before 3 a.m. on July 8 at the restaurant in the 7300 block of Cityview Driver S.W.

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Woman accused of robbing bank in Kennesaw

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Police say they're looking for a woman accused of robbing a bank in Kennesaw. The robbery occurred just before 11 a.m. on July 8 at the Navy Federal Credit Union.

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Man on motorcycle hit by SUV, killed in Marietta

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Police say a man riding a motorcycle Monday was hit and killed by the driver of an SUV in Marietta.

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