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Crews begin restoring hot water to residents at Cobb Co. apartment complex

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After two weeks without hot water, residents at The District at Vinings are finally having seeing progress.

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Man sentenced to life in fatal shooting at Cobb County gas station in 2017

Source: Smyrna Police Source: Smyrna Police
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A Thomaston man will spend the rest of his life behind bars after he was found guilty of murder in a fatal shooting at a Cobb County gas station in May of 2017. 

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CBS46 delivers books to hundreds of students at Sanders Elementary School

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Hundreds of students were greeted by some familiar faces at Sanders Elementary School in Austell, Wednesday. 

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Former Medical Examiner sentenced to 8 years in prison

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Joseph Burton was sentenced by a judge for multiple counts of racketeering, fraud in obtaining controlled substances, and violations of Georgia's controlled substance act. 

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Teen saves life of two fellow employees after stabbing at Cobb County Target

Source: Cobb County PD Source: Cobb County PD
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A local teen, who is a Corporal in the Cobb County PD Explorer program, is being called a hero after he assisted in saving the life of two employees who were stabbed at a Target location in Marietta on Sunday.

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As lanes open along I-75 commuters flock to get Peach Pass

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Express lanes on I-75 have been a long time coming for Cobb County drivers, and watching as their neighbors in Gwinnett and Henry counties get them first hasn't made the wait any easier. 

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Cobb County settles multi-million dollar legal dispute with the Braves

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Cobb County Commissioner have agreed to settle a money dispute with the Atlanta Braves over the new SunTrust Park. 

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Apartment complex damaged after units catch fire

(Source: Cobb County Fire) (Source: Cobb County Fire)
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Ten apartment units in Smyrna were destroyed Tuesday afternoon, according to Cobb County Fire.

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Woman goes missing without a trace at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

(Source: Cobb County Police) (Source: Cobb County Police)
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Cobb County Police are searching for Valerie Maynard who has been missing since September 3.

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Marietta High School athletes file lawsuit against GHSA over eligibility

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Three former Marietta High School football players have filed a lawsuit against the Georgia High School Association after they were ruled ineligible to play varsity athletics this season. 

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Women lucky to be alive after vehicle collides with fences and a tree

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Police are continuing their investigation into what caused the accident, however, alcohol consumption and excessive speed are believe to be factors.

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Ex-cheerleader who kneeled for national anthem sues school after failing to make new squad

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A former Kennesaw State University cheerleader is taking her school to court. The ex-cheerleader is one of five to take a knee during the national anthem last season.

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Dump truck crashes into utility pole forcing closure of busy Cobb Co. roadway

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Police and electricity crews worked diligently early Thursday morning to clear the scene of a crash involving a dump truck that shut down a busy Cobb County roadway.

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Armed robber who led police on high-speed chase sentenced

(Source: Cobb County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Cobb County Sheriff's Office)
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Twenty-three year old Donte Deshawn was sentenced to 10 years and one month in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for robbing a Fifth Third Bank in Smyrna on April 5.

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Police: Man killed pregnant wife, unborn child in stabbing

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Police say a man has stabbed his pregnant wife to death at their suburban Atlanta home and their baby was also killed. 

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Lassiter High School raises money to perform at 2019 Rose Parade

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More than 200 bands from across the country applied to be a part of the parade and just 13 were chosen. Lassiter High School made the list.

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17-year-old arrested for impersonating a police officer in Cobb County

Source: Cobb County Police Department Source: Cobb County Police Department
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A 17-year-old has been arrested and charged with impersonating a police officer and a stop sign violation after being reported by a woman in Cobb County. 

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Three Campbell High students face disciplinary action after prompting 'Code Red Lockdown'

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Three Campbell High School students face the possibility of being kicked out of school following a rumored threat that prompted an active shooter response.

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Fire destroys Kennesaw daycare center; owner scrambles to find temporary facility

(Source: Shane Shifflett) (Source: Shane Shifflett)
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A daycare center went up in flames early Sunday morning in Kennesaw on George Busbee Parkway.

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GHSA denies Marietta athletes appeal for eligibility

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Marietta High School’s football team has to officially move forward without two standout defensive players. 

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Mother of four strangled to death in Marietta

Source: Marietta Police Department Source: Marietta Police Department
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Xi-anna Graham, 24, had a domestic dispute with 27-year-old Christopher Scarboro which led to her death. Scarboro lived in the home with the victim and her four children. 

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Sears to close more stores, including several in Georgia

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The Cumberland Mall location along with stores in Brunswick and Savannah are closing their doors. 

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Majority of 'Kennesaw Five' cheerleaders who took a knee last year shut out this year

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The majority of the Kennesaw State University cheerleaders who decided to take a knee last year didn't make the squad this year. 

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Marietta rehab center helps dogs with mobility

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CBS46 reporter Aiyana Cristal spent the day at Georgia Veterinary Rehabilitation Fitness and Pain Management, a dog rehab center in Marietta. 

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Life sentence issued for man who savagely stabbed a man to death in 2014

(Source: Cobb County Government) (Source: Cobb County Government)
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The 35-year-old was charged with malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, armed robbery and burglary in the first degree.

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Former Lindley Middle School teacher throws bar stool at student; arrested for battery

Source: Cobb County Jail Source: Cobb County Jail
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According to the warrant, Maurice Simmons was on hall duty when a student place a cold water bottle on the back of his neck. 

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Attorney General Chris Carr visits The Zone Recovery Center

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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As the state attempts to curb illegal opioid use, some local leaders are advocating for a unique program which is helping users beat addiction.    

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Man convicted of trying to kill former girlfriend

Source: Cobb County Jail Source: Cobb County Jail
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Anthony Todd Aaron, 59, was found guilty of attempted murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a knife during the commission of a felony. 

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