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Cops kill DeKalb gunman

...police officers who surrounded his house outside Atlanta and shot at them, vehicles and houses from an upstairs bedroom window.DeKalb County police on Monday identified the gunman as 20-year-old Austin Leake, who was killed after the hours-long standoff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-23/cops-kill-dekalb-gunman
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...it to 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
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
Across Georgia

Panel to discuss DeKalb cityhoodATLANTA - A Georgia House subcommittee focused on annexation and cityhood requests in DeKalb County plans a hearing next week.Supporters want current towns to incorporate and form new cities called LaVista Hills...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-27/across-georgia
Woman shot outside MARTA station

...LITHONIA, Ga. - 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
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
New Richmond County Schools deputy superintendent Kenneth Bradshaw brings varied skillset to position

...He worked weekdays as a teacher for the DeKalb County school system. On weekends, he...captain.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
2 cops shot outside Atlanta

...suspect 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 on...

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

...rifle 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.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-12/men-open-fire-officers
Georgia Supreme Court decision on probation causes cancellation of warrants

...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 M. Purdom.The...half of those will be closed, too.The DeKalb Recorders Court, which handles a high...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-04/georgia-supreme-court-decisio