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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
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
Martha Bouchillon

...Chef, and a member of Swainsboro First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clark and Alma Eldridge of Dekalb, Mississippi, a sister and brother-in-law, Mary Jane and Knox Dudley of Scooba, Mississippi. Funeral services will...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174276695
One solution works best with stray cats - and it's not trapping and killing

...have two of the largest cat colonies in the country. Aiken has just implemented TNR. In Georgia, TNR programs are working in DeKalb, Walton, Barrow, Newton, Rockdale and Dawson counties; and in the cities of Athens, Madison, Vinings, Marietta, Pooler...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-02-23/one-solution-wor
American Civil Liberaties Union lawsuit accuses DeKalb County of targeting the poor with court fine collection practices

...Union on behalf of Kevin Thompson, a DeKalb County man who was jailed after he was...she said. "What's happening in DeKalb County is a top-down, debt collection...Choudhury said. The ACLU singled out DeKalb County because it has collected more revenue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-29/amercian-civil-liberit
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
Snowfall possible in Georgia

...to Washington.The snow is expected to start Monday morning. Forecasters expect to see rain Tuesday as temperatures warm.DeKalb County and Atlanta will open temporary warming shelters over the weekend.In South Carolina, a red flag fire alert warning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-14/snowfall-possible-georgia
Gov. Nathan Deal seeks backing for school takeover plan

...making progress but could use financial help from the state, which cut millions from education spending as the recession hit.DeKalb County Schools Superintendent Michael Thurmond said the 26 local schools on the list are among his district's highest percentage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-15/gov-nathan-deal-seeks-ba
DeKalb cop shoots dog, wounds man

...the officer with a gun at an apartment complex near Atlanta.DeKalb County police say the officer had responded to a 911 call Monday...it. Police say the officer was then confronted by a gunman.DeKalb County Interim Chief James Conroy said the officer ordered him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-30/dekalb-cop-shoots-dog-wounds