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Police seeking 80-year-old woman, driving aimlessly through Metro Atlanta

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Police are searching for a woman who was last seen heading to her daughter's home for the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

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Gas leak closes Peachtree Boulevard for several hours

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A gas leak forced the closure of a busy Atlanta roadway but the roadway has since reopened.

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Authorities demand change at hospital after patient's death by overdose

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Federal authorities are demanding change at a local hospital after a patient's overdose death. 

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Young girl struck during shootout in SE Atlanta Video included

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An 8 year-old girl is recovering after being struck by a stray bullet during a shootout in southeast Atlanta on Tuesday. 

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Travel experts: Brace yourself for crowded highways, airports

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Planning to head out of town for the Thanksgiving holiday? You've got plenty of company.

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Before you fly to grandma's for Thanksgiving, know your rights as a passenger Video included

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Before you board the plane headed for grandma’s house, keep in mind, you have rights as an airline passenger.

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Medical ID app helps first responders during holiday season

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With the holidays approaching, it's travel season. With that first responders will see an increase in emergency calls, but new technology can make their job a little bit easier.

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Person critically injured after being struck by MARTA train

File photo of MARTA train (Source: WGCL) File photo of MARTA train (Source: WGCL)
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A pedestrian is hospitalized in critical condition after being struck by a MARTA train in Chamblee early Monday morning. 

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Student told to change 'Fake News Network' shirt while touring CNN

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A metro Atlanta student was forced to change his shirt during a school field trip. The shirt had the words "Fake News Network" written on it, and the field trip was a tour of CNN. Peachtree Charter Middle School.

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Fire breaks out at abandoned apartment complex

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Crews are on the scene of a fire at an abandoned apartment complex in DeKalb County. 

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BETTER CALL HARRY

Tucker residents say church is violating noise ordinance Video included

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People living in Tucker say the Holy Cross church is violating a noise ordinance. Holy Cross Catholic Church calls its congregation to prayer with nothing but bells for 15 minutes.

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Postal inspectors arrive to examine, correct Atlanta's late mail delivery Video included

Mail delivery after dark in Doraville (WGCL) Mail delivery after dark in Doraville (WGCL)
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Every night for the past week, CBS46 randomly checked in a different zip code, and each neighborhood we observed, we saw the same thing: postal employees are working well into the night, delivering your mail after dark.

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Alcohol serving times could get shorter in DeKalb County

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A proposed ordinance in DeKalb County would force certain bars and restaurants who serve alcohol to have an earlier cut-off time. 

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Georgia Tech student struck by vehicle while walking across interstate

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 Authorities say 19-year-old Kaden Brown was attempting to cross the interstate when he was struck by an SUV around 11 p.m. Nov. 10.

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Officials: Fire caused by woman heating apartment with stove

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Early Sunday morning, fire crews were called to the Peachcrest Apartments in DeKalb County after a woman was trying to hear her apartment with her stove. 

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Fire erupts as woman tries to warm her apartment

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A mother in DeKalb County was trying to warm her apartment by opening her oven door, however things took a turn for the worse when she nearly burned down the apartment.

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Students in local drumline prove they are the "new kings on the block" performing during Atlanta Falcons game

(Source: Corey Lowe/Martin Luther King Jr. High School) (Source: Corey Lowe/Martin Luther King Jr. High School)
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 This season the drumline at Martin Luther King Jr. High School was named the official drumline to perform during halftime at home games for the “Dirty Birds.”

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Families displaced, dogs killed after apartment fire in DeKalb County Video included

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Officials say more than 20 people were displaced Friday after a fire at an apartment complex in DeKalb County. 

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Shelter stops labeling dogs by their breed

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There's a big change at an animal shelter that's no longer labeling dogs by their breed. Recent research shows that dogs labeled as pit bulls stayed in shelters longer.

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DeKalb County woman is Georgia's only transgender elected official

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A woman from DeKalb County made history on Election Day after she was voted in as Doraville's first transgender city councilwoman. 

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Man dies after being shot in the head

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A man is dead after being shot in the head outside a DeKalb County apartment complex Thursday night.

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EXCLUSIVE

County commissioner speaks out after being accused of acting inappropriately with former staffer

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A DeKalb County commissioner is speaking out for the first time since officials say he violated the county's sexual harassment policy. 

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Pedestrian struck and killed in fatal crash

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The eastbound lanes of I-20 were closed early Thursday morning after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle. 

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Thousands of dollars worth of cigarettes lifted from delivery truck

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Police are searching for two suspects accused of stealing over $8,000 worth of cigarettes off of a delivery truck in Dunwoody. 

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Suspects rob man, carjack woman at gas station

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Police are looking for multiple suspects accused of robbing a man and then immediately carjacking a woman at an Atlanta gas station on Tuesday. 

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Watershed management employee carjacked following shooting

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A suspect in a shooting is accused of carjacking a DeKalb County Watershed Management employee, according to authorities. 

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Eminent Domain order saves Decatur's Dearborn Park from development Video included

Decatur spares Dearborn Park from being torn apart by development Decatur spares Dearborn Park from being torn apart by development
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Decatur is using the real estate equivalent of a "nuclear option" to prevent trees from getting cut down near Dearborn Park

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Suspect who allegedly fired shots at officer in police custody

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A SWAT team was deployed to an area of DeKalb County as police worked to detain a suspect that allegedly shot at an officer early Tuesday morning.

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MARTA wants to expand rail line from Indian Creek to Stonecrest

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MARTA is turning to the federal government for big bucks on rail expansion and it involves expanding lines in DeKalb County. 

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TRAFFIC ALERT

Crews free trapped passenger in vehicle during crash

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Crews were forced to free a person who was entrapped inside a stolen vehicle that crashed in DeKalb County early Monday morning.

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