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Superintendent finalist comes from troubled system

...by WSB-TV in Atlanta. Pringle and other school officials were cleared of wrongdoing. A request to the DeKalb County district attorney's office for records in the case was not immediately fulfilled.According to her superintendent application...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-09/superintendent-finalist-c
Number of black Georgia inmates hits 25-year low in 2013

...men who in the past might have committed crimes out of economic need are no longer doing so," he said.DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James said he is pleased to see the result of the state re-examining prosecution of nonviolent drug...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-03/number-black-georgia-inmates-
Across Georgia

...manslaughter, cruelty to children and making false statements in the deaths of two of her children.The DeKalb County district attorney's office says a judge sentenced Angel Johnson to 35 years with 20 to serve in prison for the December 2010...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-27/across-georgia
Across the region

...prison without the possibility of parole in the killing of two DeKalb County police officers in 2008.The DeKalb County District Attorney's office says William Woodard was sentenced Friday in the deaths of police officers Eric Barker and Ricky...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-19/across-region
Ex-Atlanta schools superintendent surrenders to authorities

...Hall arrived at the Fulton County jail about 7:30 p.m., and her attorney, J. Tom Morgan ? a former DeKalb County district attorney ? said he planned to have her out before the end of the night. Other educators surrendered throughout the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-04-02/ex-atlanta-schools-superi
Ga. woman convicted of perjury in husband's death

...felony murder and aggravated assault, and other charges.But on July 26 ? the eve of jury selection ? DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James took the unusual step of asking the judge to dismiss the murder and aggravated assault charges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-08-19/ga-woman-convicted-perjury-husbands
Georgia lawmakers OK crackdown on so-called pill mills

...receiving what pills," said Sherry Green, the CEO of the National Alliance for Model State Drug Laws.DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James, who has made prosecuting rogue pain clinics a priority, said the easy access in Georgia also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-21/georgia-lawmakers-ok-crackdow
Ex-Georgia teacher sentenced for student sex

...after he was accused of having sex with a 14-year-old student while employed at Tucker Middle School. The DeKalb County District Attorney's Office said Thomas pleaded guilty to charges of child molestation, statutory rape, sexual battery and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-02-05/ex-ga-teacher-sentenced-stude
Governor orders GBI to assist with Ga. test probe

...agency to assist in a special investigation now led by former state Attorney General Mike Bowers and ex-DeKalb County District Attorney Bob Wilson. Perdue earlier said he was unhappy with what he called inadequate probes conducted by the Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-10-18/governor-orders-gbi-assist-g
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New leader must face old problems

...to handle these challenges was perhaps a startling choice: Travis Sakrison, an ex-prosecutor with the DeKalb County district attorney's office. But he and his backers hope he will bring new ideas to a system that's been bruised by legal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-24/new-leader-must-face-old-prob
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