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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
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
Cop not liable for police dog action

ATLANTA -- A DeKalb County police officer will not be held...performance of official duties."As a DeKalb County Police officer and dog handler...this case, there is no evidence that DeKalb County gave specific direction to Eshleman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-30/cop-not-liable-police-dog-ac
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 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
Dog hung from bridge near Atlanta

ATLANTA - DeKalb County Police are looking for any information about a dog they said was found dead, hanging on a chain off of a bridge in southeast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-22/dog-hung-bridge-near-atlanta
Roofing scam cheated elderly

DECATUR, Ga. - DeKalb County prosecutors say two brothers convicted of swindling senior citizens in a roofing scam have been given 20-year sentences...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-17/roofing-scam-cheated-elderly
Across Georgia

Retrial of suspended CEO set for MondayDECATUR, GA. - The retrial of a suspended DeKalb County official accused of pressuring vendors for campaign contributions is set to begin next week.Suspended county CEO Burrell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-30/across-georgia
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