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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.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-24/woman-shot-outside-marta-sta
Atlanta readies for reaction to Ferguson case

...the 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
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
Across the region

...tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC.4 horses, cow killed in DeKalb barn fire DECATUR, GA. - A fire in a...least four horses and a cow early Monday.DeKalb County authorities say the fire broke...m. in a barn behind a home near the DeKalb-Clayton county line.DeKalb fire Capt...

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
Marion Young

...grandfather, Buddy was a Little League coach and Boy Scout leader. He was a friend to all, an avid sports fan, and a member of the DeKalb Mall Walker's Club. He was preceded in death by his wife, Caroline and is survived by sons, Donald W. Young and Keith...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173182472
Death penalty sought in Atlanta slayings

...seek the death penalty for two men accused in the killing of a DeKalb County couple.Richard Augusta "Fathead" Wilson and Andre...21-year-old Briana Brooks. The two were kidnapped steps from their DeKalb County home Aug. 30 and were found with gunshot wounds 17 miles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-17/death-penalty-sought-atlanta
Advocacy groups question Georgia elections officials after voters face hassles at polls

...places Tuesday and some were linked to elections staff errors.DeKalb County Elections Director Maxine Daniels told WSB-TV that...Polling was allowed to continue until 7:15 p.m. at a third DeKalb County location because voting started 15 minutes late, county...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-11
Here's why the GOP won Georgia

...46 percent, and Muscogee at 42. Chatham was an exception in having higher than the state turnout at 51 percent along with DeKalb County's 53 percent. Compare that to predominately white, Republican strongholds such as Columbia County's 53 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-05/heres-why-gop-