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DeKalb County CEO found guilty

...reports the verdicts were announced late Wednesday morning in the trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis . WSB-TV reports Ellis was acquitted of five other counts on charges that included bribery. Ellis's first case ended in a mistrial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-01/dekalb-county-ceo-found-guil
Storms level mobile homes near Atlanta

...are without homes in Fayette County after a storm took down trees and toppled homes at a mobile home park in Tyrone.WSB-TV reports storms came through the Pines Mobile Home Park Wednesday. A Fayette County Fire and EMS spokesman says more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-25/storms-level-mobile-homes-ne
Stray bullet kills Atlanta man

...man sitting inside his South Fulton County home has died after a stray bullet from a shootout came through the wall. WSB-TV reported Friday the shooting happened at the apartment complex in College Park. Authorities say the man in his 50's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-12/stray-bullet-kills-atlanta-m
1 dead; 4 hurt in 200-teen party near Atlanta

...A fight broke out after the homeowner arrived and tried to break up the party, Fayette County Sheriff Barry Babb told WSB-TV.People cleared out, leaving beer bottles and tire marks all over the lawn and someone pulled out a gun, WXIA-TV...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-15/1-dead-4-hurt-200-teen-party
Phone thieves target Atlanta college students

ATLANTA - Atlanta police are investigating a string of cellphone robberies near local college campuses.WSB-TV reports investigators are looking into at least three incidents just outside the Atlanta University Center. In each case, victims...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-26/phone-thieves-target-atlanta
Georgia man with gun turns tables on carjacking suspect

ATLANTA - Atlanta police say a would-be carjacker ended up getting held at gunpoint by his intended victim.WSB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1EnIu9k ) Hashim Fannin was parking outside a Family Dollar store earlier this month when a man...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-22/georgia-man-gun-turns-tables
Insurer: Georgia files most claims for lightning strikes

...major insurer says Georgia residents file the most claims for lightning strikes in the country.State Farm officials told WSB-TV (http://bit.ly/1HbPRaa ) that it paid more than $16 million for lightning-related claims in 2014.The owner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-06/insurer-georgia-files-most-c
Bandit used woman to lure victims

...Investigators are searching for an accused armed robber they say used women to lure victims to motels and rob them.WSB-TV reports officers have listed Andy Ulysse as a primary suspect in two robberies at the Red Roof Inn in Suwanee. One victim...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-03/bandit-used-woman-lure-victims
Applebee's manager slain near Atlanta

...27-year-old Gregory Smith was found dead Sunday morning inside his car in the restaurant's parking lot. Investigators told WSB-TV that one shot was fired through the driver's side window. Agents from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are examining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-08/applebees-manager-slaing-nea
GBI reopens inquiry into fatal shooting by Union City officer

...police officer in 2011, an agency spokeswoman said Monday.An investigation by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and WSB-TV raised questions about how Union City police Officer Luther Lewis shot Ariston Waiters the night of Dec. 14, 2011...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-18/gbi-reopens-inquiry-fatal-sho