Blank, MLS Commissioner welcome Atlanta’s appetite for soccer

MLS Commissioner Don Garber and Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank (Atlanta Business Chronicle)(Photo: WXIA) ATLANTA — As 68,000 soccer fans filled the Georgia Dome with enthusiastic cheers Wednesday night, Arthur Blank was entertaining Don Garber, the commissioner of Major League Soccer in his suite during most of the scoreless match between Mexico and Nigeria. It […]

Pizza chain Sbarro files for bankruptcy

Sign for pizza chain Sbarro (Getty Images)(Photo: WXIA) NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The Sbarro pizza restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy court protection Monday, less than three weeks after it was forced to close more than 40% of its U.S. locations. In a statement Monday the chain said the bankruptcy filing is a pre-packaged plan, which […]

Woman forced to call 911 after not getting help at emergency room

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA (CBS46) – CBS46 News began investigating a hospital after a metro Atlanta woman with a life-threatening disease said she had to leave the emergency room and actually call paramedics to get the care she needed. Christy Mitchell has a rare pulmonary disease that requires medicine be pumped in her body every two minutes […]

CBS46 investigates sexual misconduct at elementary and middle schools

ATLANTA (CBS46) – A CBS46 investigation uncovered a staggering 3,000 cases of sexual misconduct in metro Atlanta school systems in a single year. “From a student who may decide to moon someone, to sexting, to actual intercourse,” Sloan Roach said as she explained some of what the school discipline office handles. Roach is the Executive […]

Former APS superintendent Beverly Hall dies

“It is our sad duty to acknowledge that Dr. Beverly Hall has lost her long, difficult battle against breast cancer. Dr. Hall fought this disease with great courage and dignity. For the last year and a half, Dr. Hall’s directions to her doctor have been simple: get me well enough to stand trial; and to […]