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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
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
Across Georgia

Family awarded $36 million in dog attackDECATUR, GA. - DeKalb County prosecutors say the family of a girl who was critically injured in a dog attack has been awarded more than $36 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-13/across-georgia
Holdup suspect shot at fast-food restaurant

...restaurant. Local media report the man told police he was sitting in his car outside a Sonic restaurant on Flat Shoals Parkway in DeKalb County Sunday night when a group of men walked up to his car. A man with a gun demanded money. Police say the man in the car...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-19/hldup-suspect-shot-fast-food
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
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
School board member refuses fingerprints

DECATUR, Ga. - DeKalb County school officials say a newly-elected...fingerprint and background check done by the DeKalb County Police Department -- not the...security check is a conflict of interest. DeKalb County School Board Chairman Melvin Johnson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-05/ga-school-board-member-balks
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
Georgia man convicted in killing outside preschool argues his conviction should be reversed

...her denial of the affair and portrayal of Neuman as a stalker "cut straight to the heart of his sole defense," Key added.DeKalb County prosecutors rejected those arguments in their response to Neuman's appeal, arguing that Andrea Sneiderman's testimony...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-17/georgia-man-convicted-