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Ethics complaint seeks investigation of DeKalb Commissioner Rader

An ethics complaint filed Tuesday by a DeKalb County political consultant accuses Commissioner Jeff Rader of misspending public money and failing to fully disclose a potential conflict of interest.

DeKalb bomb squad on scene of home search

The possibility of suspicious materials in a shed in DeKalb County, following multiple arrests in a residence on Chamblee Tucker Road, necessitated a call to the bomb squad.

Nothing dangerous found in barrels along DeKalb road

DeKalb County firefighters were called to Ellenwood early Tuesday after a passerby spotted two barrels along the side of Moore Road.

Report: Graffiti spray-painted on DeKalb schools, buses

Report: Graffiti spray-painted on DeKalb schools, buses

Authorities are reviewing surveillance camera footage to find out who spray-painted graffiti and gang signs on school buses and at least two schools in DeKalb County.


At this school, autism is another word for normal

When Devon Christopher tried to drag her son into Henderson Middle School, he curled into a ball on the sidewalk and wouldn’t budge.

DeKalb Ethics Board narrows focus of investigations

The DeKalb County Board of Ethics has thrown out complaints against four of the eight elected leaders accused of violations.

Schools to destroy unneeded records, but copies available

Parents of former DeKalb County students with special needs have until Oct. 31 to get copies of the documents that were used to provide a tailored education.

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  Man who killed Mo’Nique Show set decorator convicted in retrial

 Man who killed Mo’Nique Show set decorator convicted in retrial

A DeKalb County jury has — again — convicted a man of strangling his wife, tossing her into the bed of his pickup truck and driving to Virginia to drop off their children before turning himself in to police.

DeKalb Ethics Board narrows focus of investigations

DeKalb Ethics Board narrows focus of investigations

The DeKalb County Board of Ethics threw out complaints against four elected leaders Thursday while keeping alive cases involving four county commissioners.

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NBA star, law enforcement officials conduct 'Ghost Out'

Photos: Shaquille O'Neal visits DeKalb school

Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal joined the DeKalb District Attorney’s Office Thursday, April 3, 2014, in partnership with DeKalb County’s Fire & Rescue and Georgia Department of Highway Safety to host a special educational program highlighting the impact of dangerous driving practices and distracted driving.

March 20, 2014

Photos: Apartment fire displaces residents

Firefighters battle a blaze and evacuate residents from an apartment fire at Villa Sonoma Apartments on 10 Perimeter Summit Blvd.

Jan. 23, 2014

Fire strikes Dunwoody apartment complex

Fire damaged a Dunwoody apartment complex on Jan. 23, 2014.

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Moore has one eye on Ferguson, other on the defense

Moore has one eye on Ferguson, other on the defense

Falcons safety William Moore has been keeping one eye on the developments in Ferguson, Mo. and the other on the blending together of the team’s revamped defense.

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