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2 cops shot outside Atlanta

...who was sought after two police officers were shot in a gun battle Friday morning near the eastern edge of Atlanta.DeKalb County police Capt. Stephen Fore says the suspect was arrested late Friday morning. He did not immediately have details...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-12/2-cops-shot-outside-atlanta
Men open fire on officers answering call; four hurt

...Friday morning, causing a gunbattle that left four people injured and a lengthy manhunt by heavily armed authorities.DeKalb County police officers Tony Luong and Devon Perry were sent to an apartment complex near the interstate around 6:45 a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-12/men-open-fire-officers
New Richmond County Schools deputy superintendent Kenneth Bradshaw brings varied skillset to position

...weekdays as a teacher for the DeKalb County school system. On weekends...Bradshaw, a principal at two DeKalb County schools, eventually became regional superintendent of DeKalb County in 2009 and managed 58 Atlanta-area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-08/new-richmond-county-schoo
Georgia Supreme Court decision on probation causes cancellation of warrants

...warrants at the end of 2013. Most of those were for cases invalidated by the decision, the newspaper reports."Here in DeKalb County, we are recalling all of our probation warrants where the time has expired," said DeKalb State Court Judge Wayne...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-04/georgia-supreme-court-decisio
90 DeKalb school bus batteries stolen

...investigating the thefts of dozens of school bus batteries.Dekalb County Schools police say a total of 90 school bus batteries...school at all after the latest theft was discovered.DeKalb County Schools Police Chief Don Smith said a task force has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-09/90-dekalb-school-bus-b
Across the region

...gunned down at a bus stop outside Atlanta.A fugitive squad on Friday took the man into custody without incident, DeKalb County police Capt. Steve Fore said.Police say officers found Marcaysia Dawkins lying on the bench with a gunshot wound...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-29/across-region
Across the region

...barn fire DECATUR, GA. - A fire in a large barn outside Atlanta killed at least four horses and a cow early Monday.DeKalb County authorities say the fire broke out around 3:30 a.m. in a barn behind a home near the DeKalb-Clayton county line...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-17/across-region
Mystery illness hits 74 Emory students

...gastrointestinal illnesses.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Emory is working with infectious diseases experts and the DeKalb County Board of Health to determine the cause.Huey said health officials have inspected the dining facilities on the Emory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-14/mystery-illness-hits-74-emor
Atlanta readies for reaction to Ferguson case

...right of people to get together and have a public conversation."Police and civic leaders met Thursday in neighboring DeKalb County to discuss similar preparations. The county's deputy chief operating officer, Cedric Alexander, said he did not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-20/atlanta-readies-reacti
Woman shot outside MARTA station

...Authorities say a woman was in critical condition after being shot at a MARTA bus stop in the Lithonia area of DeKalb County.Police say officers were called to the bus stop around 10 a.m. Sunday. They found the woman lying on the bench...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-24/woman-shot-outside-marta-sta