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Robbers sentenced to prison terms

...to shoot at the thieves as they escaped.Judge Michael N. Annis sentenced Williams, who had a prior conviction in DeKalb County for robbery, to 20 years in prison. Charges against Colby B. Mitchell, 21, are pending.In the second case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-10/robbers-sentenced-pris
Prison for ex-DeKalb official

DECATUR, Ga. - A judge has sentenced suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis to serve 18 months behind bars.The five-year sentence was handed down Wednesday. The judge ordered Ellis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-08/prison-ex-dekalb-official
DeKalb County CEO found guilty

DECATUR, Ga. - A suspended DeKalb County official accused of pressuring vendors for campaign...announced late Wednesday morning in the trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis . WSB-TV reports Ellis was acquitted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-01/dekalb-county-ceo-found-guil
Across Georgia

...official is guilty of perjuryDECATUR, GA. - A suspended DeKalb County official accused of pressuring vendors for campaign...verdicts were announced Wednesday in the trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-01/across-georgia
Richmond County yet to see same-sex couple wed

...Fulton County, a gay couple exchanged vows just minutes after the Supreme Court decision about 10 a.m. Friday. DeKalb County opened its courthouse Satur day for couples to marry, and about 40 more said "I do" at a hotel in Atlan ta's Buckhead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-29/richmond-county-yet-see-same-
In Atlanta, congestion could stall progress

...time made $75 million in bonding available to transit systems across the state. MARTA expanded outside Fulton and DeKalb counties for the first time in 2014 after Clayton County voters approved bus service.The net effect is positive, but challenges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-26/atlanta-congestion-could-s
Cop not liable for police dog action

ATLANTA -- A DeKalb County police officer will not be held liable...performance of official duties."As a DeKalb County Police officer and dog handler, Eshleman...this case, there is no evidence that DeKalb County gave specific direction to Eshleman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-30/cop-not-liable-police-dog-ac
Georgia grapples with abuse of seniors

...in the GBI budget to hire eight agents dedicated to elder abuse.A case of elder abuse was recently prosecuted in DeKalb County where two brothers were given 20-year sentences for swindling senior citizens in a roofing scam. Keith and Jeffrey...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-18/georgia-grapples-abuse
Roofing scam cheated elderly

DECATUR, Ga. - DeKalb County prosecutors say two brothers convicted of swindling senior citizens in a roofing scam have been given 20-year sentences. District...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-17/roofing-scam-cheated-elderly
Georgia high court reverses murder conviction in Dunwoody shooting

...moments after Russell Snei der man dropped off his 3-year-old son at Dunwoody Prep daycare, prosecutors said.The DeKalb County dis trict attorney's office is prepared to retry Neuman, spokesman Erik Burton said.Neuman will remain in custody...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-15/georgia-high-court-rev