Meghan Packer, Atlanta News First

Meghan Packer

Atlanta News First

Atlanta, GA, United States

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Past articles by Meghan:

DeKalb County CEO proposes pay raises for police, new recruits

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond is proposing pay increases for current police officers and recruits. → Read More

DEA actively recruiting agents across the U.S.

The Drug Enforcement Administration is actively recruiting hundreds of agents nationwide to join their fight against the opioid epidemic. → Read More

DEA actively recruiting agents across the U.S.

The Drug Enforcement Administration is actively recruiting hundreds of agents nationwide to join their fight against the opioid epidemic. → Read More

DEA recruiting agents in metro Atlanta and across the US

As the DEA combats the opioid epidemic that continues to claim lives, the agency is working to get to full capacity of about 5,000 agents. → Read More

Farmers battle intense heat to keep crops thriving

Georgia farmers are working to keep produce watered as they battle a heatwave. → Read More

Child psychologist discusses how to talk to kids about school shootings

A child psychologist shares tips for parents about how to discuss school shootings with children. → Read More

Report: Gun manufacturing nearly tripled in 20 years nationwide

A new report from the ATF says gun manufacturing has significantly increased in the U.S. in the past 20 years. → Read More

Father of infant found dead in car in Snellville charged with murder

An 8-month-old infant is dead after allegedly being left in a vehicle by her father. → Read More

Metro Atlanta pharmacies seeing varying demand for COVID-19 antiviral medication

Pharmacies in metro Atlanta are seeing varying degrees of demand for COVID-19 antiviral pills. Some are consistent while others have their stock piling up on shelves. → Read More

Man celebrates life with new kidney

CBS46 has an update to a metro Atlanta man’s story we first brought you nearly two years ago. → Read More

Atlanta police arrest man accused of stealing gas from tanks

Atlanta police officers arrested a man they say has been stealing fuel from people’s gas tanks. → Read More

Buckhead cityhood supporters vow to keep fighting

ATLANTA (CBS46) -- The group behind the push to make Buckhead its own city announced its intention to keep moving forward. → Read More

Lawrenceville acting police chief addresses past affair, discipline at former job

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (CBS46) -- The man currently in charge of leading the Lawrenceville Police Department after the former chief was suspended and then resigned addressed a part of his past → Read More

How to deter thieves in metro Atlanta from stealing your catalytic converter

DULUTH, Ga. (CBS46) -- Thieves have long targeted catalytic converters -- a car part they saw off from underneath a car and sell for cash. → Read More

Where to look for free N95 masks in metro Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -- With the Biden administration distributing 400 million N95 masks across the country, people are wondering where and when they can get theirs. → Read More

Atlanta's Hulsey Yard helping to ease congestation at Port of Savannah

ATLANTA (CBS46) -- A CSX intermodal terminal in southeast Atlanta is playing a part in helping to unclog the Port of Savannah. → Read More

Atlanta police officers pull man from burning car

ATLANTA (CBS46) -- Two Atlanta police officers are being praised for pulling a man from a burning car. → Read More

Atlanta officers under investigation, accused of clocking in for each other on off-duty jobs

ATLANTA (CBS46) -- Three Atlanta police officers are the focus of an internal investigation after they got in trouble at their off-duty jobs at a shopping mall. → Read More

Georgia mayors respond to Gov. Kemps new executive order

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -- Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms responded to a new executive order issued by Governor Kemp. → Read More

All CVS pharmacies in Georgia now equipped with time delay safes to fight opioid epidemic

COBB COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) -- A certain kind of technology is expanding in Georgia pharmacies to help fight the opioid crisis. → Read More