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Fellow officer believed to have shot Georgia policeman

...and "likely" shot one of their own, leaving him seriously wounded. Georgia Bureau of Investigation officials said DeKalb County police received a report of a suspicious person Monday night in a southeast Atlanta neighborhood where many of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-09-01/fellow-officer-believed-have
Man shot by police at wrong address asked, 'Why did they shoot me? Why did they shoot my dog?'

...said Tuesday.The bloody misunderstanding began when DeKalb County police received a report of a possible burglary at a...address, that's very frightening," Gilman said.DeKalb County Police Chief Cedric Alexander said his agency would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-01/man-shot-police-wrong-address-asked
West Nile mosquitoes reported near Atlanta

ATLANTA - DeKalb County officials are urging residents to take precautions as more mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus. An official with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-09-01/west-nile-mosquitoes-reporte
DeKalb police officer shot after responding to wrong home

...showed up at the wrong house, authorities said.The homeowner was also shot in the leg and his dog was killed in what DeKalb County police Chief Cedric Alexander is calling a complicated shooting. Officers fired their weapons, the chief said, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-31/dekalb-police-officer-shot-c
Parents will pay to live in charter-school zones, study says

...conclusion after looking at historic sales-price data for homes along the borders of attendance zones in Fulton and DeKalb counties"Unlike most charter schools in the United States that have diffuse attendance areas, 13 metro-Atlanta charter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-21/parents-will-pay-live-ch
Feds allege major drug trafficking operation busted

...conspiracy began in August 2013 in Jefferson County and expanded into Burke, Emanuel, Johnson Washington, Henry and DeKalb counties.According to a civil forfeiture filed at the end of July, federal agents executed search warrants at several locations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-18/feds-allege-major-drug
More resources needed to lower Richmond County's euthanasia rate at animal shelter, officials say

...lowering the euthanasia rate in metro Atlanta's municipal shelters. LifeLine Animal Project took over Fulton and DeKalb counties' animal controls through a contract in 2013 and opened two low-cost spay and neuter clinics, offers trap-neuter-release...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-15/more-resources-needed-lower-r
Ga. argues against Medicaid 'waiver'

...developing its proposal, the Grady system has teamed up with five federally qualified health centers in Fulton and DeKalb counties and a philanthropic consortium that includes the Tull Foundation, the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-14/ga-argues-against-medica
Man dies fleeing DeKalb police

ATLANTA - DeKalb County police say a man died after falling from a wall during a police chase...Georgia Bureau of Investigation is reviewing Thursday night's events.DeKalb County Assistant Police Chief Brian Harris tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-07/man-dies-fleeing-dekalb-police
Richmond County Board of Assessors finds more property to tax

...members aren't the highest paid.A 2013 survey by DeKalb County showed that Rich mond County paid members less than Fulton and DeKalb counties, who garner $1,500 a month, and Cobb and Bibb...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-04/richmond-county-board-as