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DeKalb County agrees to policy changes to protect rights of people who can't pay court fines

ATLANTA - DeKalb County agreed to policy changes meant to protect the rights of people who...debts, Choudhury said when the suit was filed. The ACLU singled out DeKalb County because it has collected more revenue than any other municipality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-19/dekalb-county-agrees-p
DeKalb County CEO found guilty

DECATUR, Ga. - A suspended DeKalb County official accused of pressuring vendors for campaign contributions...were 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
Man dies fleeing DeKalb police

ATLANTA - DeKalb County police say a man died after falling from a wall during a police...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
DeKalb police rescue 2 girls after tip about prostitution

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - DeKalb County police say three people were arrested after officers got a tip two girls were being held and forced into prostitution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-27/dekalb-police-rescue-2
DeKalb official pleads to bribery

ATLANTA - Federal prosecutors say a former member of DeKalb County's zoning board has pleaded guilty to bribery. Authorities said in a statement that 42-year-old Jeremy Clark of Lithonia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-20/dekalb-officials-pleads-brib
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-08/prison-ex-dekalb-official
DeKalb police officer shot after responding to wrong home

...and 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
Handcuffed DeKalb inmate shoots cop

DECATUR, Ga. - A DeKalb County police detective is recovering after a hand-cuffed...Thursday, on the steps leading to the building where DeKalb County Magistrate Court is held, DeKalb County Public Safety Director Cedric Alexander said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-03/handcuffed-dekalb-inmate-sho
Ex-DeKalb official faces charges

DECATUR, Ga. - A former DeKalb County commissioner used a charge card...Boyer's office in a scheme to defraud DeKalb County, one of the state's largest...named in the complaint. As a result, DeKalb County mailed about 35 checks totaling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-26/ex-dekalb-official-faces-cha
1 dead, 3 wounded in DeKalb shootings

...person has been killed in a shooting that wounded three others in DeKalb County, just outside Atlanta. Police say the gunfire happened...investigating the possibility that a robbery led to the gunfire. DeKalb County police Lt. Antonio Catlin said investigators were trying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-29/1-dead-3-wounded-dekalb-shoo