Police discuss changing landscape at Aiken conference

...Verbal conflict is inevitable, so be prepared for it."Cedric Alexander, the deputy chief operating officer of DeKalb County Public Safe ty just outside Atlanta, engaged in a candid discussion on the roles of law enforcement and the community...

First of 16 defendants in drug trafficking case pleads guilty

...conspiracy began in August 2013 in Jefferson County and expanded into Burke, Emanuel, Johnson, Washington, Henry and DeKalb counties.Howard, according to the indictment, was at the center of the operation and previously convicted in federal court...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Georgia author Kay, more to speak at literary festival

And so it has evolved that six decades after Terry Kay opened that door into the world of journalism in 1959 by sweeping the floor at the Decatur-DeKalb (County) News, he will be bringing his experiences and knowledge to Augusta this weekend for the 2015 Georgia Literary Festival.

How did Ga. inmates make rap video?

...sheriff is investigating how inmates inside one of the state's largest jails were able to produce a rap music video.DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey Man tells WSB-TV that the inmates recorded the video from the jail's video visitation system...

Teens charged with murder of woman at Atlanta-area gas station

...death of a woman at a gas station near Stone Mountain in DeKalb County, east of Atlanta.Local news media outlets reported...shot several times, and later died at the hospital.DeKalb County Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Public Safety Cedric...

Woman gunned down at Ga. gas station

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - Police say a woman has been shot to death at a gas station in DeKalb County, just outside Atlanta.Police tell WSB-TV the woman drove to a Chevron station on Redan Road around 1 a.m. Friday and went...

Body found near abandoned Ga. school

...hours Thursday. A short time later, he noticed the body in a street near the Atherton Elementary School building in DeKalb County. The school closed in 2011.WSB-TV reports crime scene technicians early Thursday were searching for evidence.

Man charged in road rage shooting in Atlanta area

...road rage shooting last week.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://on-ajc.com/1XkyvOt ) that DeKalb County police announced Wednesday that Jose Dionicio Ovalles has been charged with aggravated assault and weapons offenses...

Help sought for young adult mental health

...student loan and did what he could as long as he could," she said.Deshield, who is now director of advocacy in DeKalb County for the Georgia Parent Support Network and a state employee, said she has a coworker facing other issues with her...

Georgia police officer shot at gas station

...Officer Marco Vizcarrando, a 19-year veteran of the DeKalb County Police Department, was shot in the upper left shoulder...vehicle at a gas station in Tucker, Ga., on Friday.DeKalb County Police Capt. Stephen Fore said Saturday that 47-year-old...