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Supermarket closing creates food desert

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The Memorial Drive corridor is one of the busiest areas in DeKalb County. And with so much to choose from in the area, it’s hard to believe there are so few options when it comes to the essentials.

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Company refuses to answer questions about stolen $1.8 million they purposely left unguarded Video included

ATM at Citizen Trust Bank (Source: WGCL) ATM at Citizen Trust Bank (Source: WGCL)
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A smoky silhouette, seen through the fogged up lens of an ATM camera, is the only image police have of a man who got away with a lifetime's worth of earning in one day.

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DeKalb Co. Schools to extend days through end of semester to make up for days missed during Irma

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The DeKalb County School District will be extending its school day by 20 minutes beginning in October through the end of the semester to make up for time missed due to Tropical Storm Irma. 

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Better Call Harry: Road fix, one year later

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Have you heard the saying “the squeaky wheel gets the grease?”

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Impact of potential Amazon move to Atlanta

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Amazon's decision to seek a second headquarters location is inspiring cities to dream big.

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Blind dog, seeing eye cat need home Video included

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It's a lesson in friendship taught by the most unlikely pair. Kim the cat and Edward the Yorkie are more than just companions. They're each others' lifeline.

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Suspect caught stealing from ambulance in DeKalb County

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Someone was caught stealing items out of an unlocked ambulance in DeKalb County. The incident occurred on Sept. 14 in the 3700 block of Soapstone Road while two emergency officials were on a call.

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Why traffic lights can't be protected from power outages Video included

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CBS46 is asking local governments why there's no back up energy source, for example, solar power.

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Missing Norcross woman diagnosed with Alzheimer's found safe

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Norcross Police searching for a woman diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease who was last seen on Monday evening have located her safely.

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Vehicle of woman who mysteriously disappeared found

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The vehicle of a woman who mysteriously disappeared in mid August has been found but there's still no information on her whereabouts. 

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Thieves wearing wigs bust open mailboxes with screwdriver

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Dunwoody Police are trying to find three people accused of breaking open several mailboxes with a screwdriver and stealing the contents inside.

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Proposed development ban on DeKalb County churches lifted

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A proposed development ban for places of worship on a busy stretch of Memorial Drive has been removed.

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Man shot to death in DeKalb County

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A 30-year-old man is dead after he was fatally shot in DeKalb County early Monday morning.

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Firefighters climb Stone Mountain to honor American heroes

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The Fayetteville Fire Department climbed to the top of Stone Mountain on Sunday, to honor American heroes who lost their lives on 9-11. 

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Meeting scheduled on future of Confederate monument in Decatur

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Decatur city leaders will meet in hopes of diffusing a racially charged issue regarding the Confederate monument at Decatur City Square. 

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Dozens of young people become U.S. citizens in DeKalb County

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67 teenagers and young adults from 40 different countries were in one room Saturday morning to become U.S. citizens.

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Crews working around the clock restore service to nearly all affected Video included

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Power company crews worked around the clock this week in an attempt to restore electricity to Georgia homes and buildings that remained in the dark after the remnants of Hurricane Irma passed through the state.

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Jewel thief Doris Payne talks with CBS46 as she leaves jail Video included

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CBS46 is talking with a career criminal known for swiping jewels. A judge ordered Doris Payne be released from the DeKalb County Jail, saying there wasn't enough evidence to keep her.

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Residents in DeKalb Co. relieved to see power working near their neighborhoods

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People living in parts of DeKalb County still out of electricity can only watch as crews try to get it back on.

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Teen robbery suspect fatally shot by victim, another remains on the loose

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A suspect in an attempted robbery is dead after being fatally shot by the victim in DeKalb County. 

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DeKalb, Fulton counties declare local state of emergency after Irma damage

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Two metro Atlanta counties have declared a state of emergency after Irma ripped through the region, causing widespread damage and left over a million and a half customers in the dark.

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Man killed in DeKalb County house fire

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A man is dead following a fire at a DeKalb County home early Wednesday morning.

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What you should do at traffic lights when power is out

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Traffic lights are still out in many places in metro Atlanta after Tropical Storm Irma moved through Georgia, which is creating a real danger at busy intersections.

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DeKalb County schools hit hard by Irma Video included

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One of the school districts in metro Atlanta with the longest road to recovery after Irma is DeKalb County. More than 50 schools are in the dark and dozens of others suffered severe damage.

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Multiple DeKalb Co. streets closed due to downed trees, wires

Hurricane Irma downed several trees in the metro area on Monday. (Source: CBS46) Hurricane Irma downed several trees in the metro area on Monday. (Source: CBS46)
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A number of roads are closed in DeKalb County after Hurricane Irma downed trees and powerlines in the county. 

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Child who evacuated Florida dies after being struck by vehicle in DeKalb Co.

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A 10-year-old child who came to Georgia after evacuating now Tropical Storm Irma in Florida is dead after being struck by a vehicle in DeKalb County early Monday morning.

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Dunwoody family hosts 53 rescue dogs

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Thousands of metro Atlanta families are opening their homes to Hurricane Irma evacuees – and not just the human ones.

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Florida evacuees arrive in metro Atlanta

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With a full tank of gas and plenty of supplies, Bob and Renee Hatlelid decided to ride out Hurricane Irma in Atlanta.

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Decatur officer busts several moves to celebrate reaching 2,000 likes

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A Decatur officer who promised to show off his dance moves if the department Facebook page reached 2,000 likes made good on his promise in a video posted to the page. 

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DeKalb Co. government readying for Irma, urges citizens to sign up for emergency alerts

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DeKalb County Government officials are preparing for the landfall and potential impacts of Hurricane Irma. 

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