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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Good Samaritan helps woman shot at WalmartA concerned citizen helped a woman who was shot in the parking lot of a Walmart
Good Samaritan helps woman shot at Walmart
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 2 hours ago
A concerned citizen helped a woman who was shot in the parking lot of a Walmart Tuesday night, police said. According to DeKalb County Police, a woman was in the parking lot of the Walmart located at 5935 Memorial Drive around 8:30 p.m. when a... Read more
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WALB Albany
Thieves steal police equipment in DeKalb County DeKalb County police are short thousands of dollars in items after someone st
Thieves steal police equipment in DeKalb County
WALB Albany / Posted 10 hours ago
DeKalb County police are short thousands of dollars in items after someone stole police equipment from an unmarked unit. DeKalb County police are short... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Thieves steal police equipment in DeKalb County DeKalb County police are short thousands of dollars in items after someone st
Thieves steal police equipment in DeKalb County
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 10 hours ago
DeKalb County police are short thousands of dollars in items after someone stole police equipment from an unmarked unit. DeKalb County police are short... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Taser, SWAT shield stolen from deputy's vehicleDECATUR, Ga. -- DeKalb County Police said several items, including a Taser and
Taser, SWAT shield stolen from deputy's vehicle
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 22 hours ago
DECATUR, Ga. -- DeKalb County Police said several items, including a Taser and a SWAT shield, were taken from the unmarked vehicle of a sheriff's deputy. The break-in happened Monday at the deputy's home in the Young Road-Panola Road area of... Read more
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ajc.com
How will DeKalb's police body cameras affect you?relations, DeKalb has announced a major purchase. BOB ANDRES /BANDRES@AJC.COM
How will DeKalb's police body cameras affect you?
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
relations, DeKalb has announced a major purchase. BOB ANDRES /BANDRES@AJC.COM Will your DUI video go viral? The DeKalb County Police Department currently has no police body cameras. But DeKalb officials recently approved a $740,000... Read more
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ajc.com
What would police body cameras in Fulton mean to you?offer a clear picture of a disputed incident. “Now, officers are so often seco
What would police body cameras in Fulton mean to you?
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
offer a clear picture of a disputed incident. “Now, officers are so often second-guessed,” said Maj. Stephen Fore of the DeKalb County Police Department, which just approved a major purchase. “There’s more need for transparency with the public,... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Funerals held today for murdered Sycamore mother and sonSYCAMORE, Ill. — Funeral services will be held this afternoon in Sycamore for a
Funerals held today for murdered Sycamore mother and son
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
SYCAMORE, Ill. — Funeral services will be held this afternoon in Sycamore for a murdered mother and son, as DeKalb County police continue to look for leads in the double homicide that has shaken the small tight-knit community. Hundreds have come to... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
PRAIRIE FLOWERSto the bake sale were Janice and George Holland, Karen Hamingson and Juanita Mu
PRAIRIE FLOWERS
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
to the bake sale were Janice and George Holland, Karen Hamingson and Juanita Mundy. Your generosity is so appreciated. The DeKalb County Police Auxiliary has annually serviced this event on the busy Brickville Road. They have been reliable and very... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Burglar destroys food at local charity; police seek leadsopened the office on Memorial Drive within the past year. Mitchell said Friday
Burglar destroys food at local charity; police seek leads
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
opened the office on Memorial Drive within the past year. Mitchell said Friday he appreciates the extra patrols that DeKalb County Police are focusing on the area because of all the burglaries. And yet, he wonders what the motive was for the... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Attorneys: DeKalb police killed dog, injured man at wrong homeATLANTA -- 11Alive is hearing from a local couple after DeKalb County police re
Attorneys: DeKalb police killed dog, injured man at wrong home
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
ATLANTA -- 11Alive is hearing from a local couple after DeKalb County police responded to the wrong home and ended up killing their dog and wounding the husband. Now, that couple is taking legal action. Chris and Leah McKinley said it was the worst... Read more
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ajc.com
FBI: Gang member charged in DeKalb teen girl's murder flees Georgmade worse when the rivals bragged about what they'd done. Tahja Williams, 24,
FBI: Gang member charged in DeKalb teen girl's murder flees Georg
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
made worse when the rivals bragged about what they'd done. Tahja Williams, 24, is wanted in connection with the shooting. (DeKalb County Police Department) Exact details of how the shooting played out are scarce, but Palmer, who reportedly lived... Read more
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ajc.com
DeKalb murder suicide: Police leave home before man kills wifeShe complained her husband was off his medicine for bipolar disorder and making
DeKalb murder suicide: Police leave home before man kills wife
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
She complained her husband was off his medicine for bipolar disorder and making threats to harm himself. But by the time DeKalb County police arrived, something had changed. Sullivan told officers everything was OK, that she and Clifford Elston,... Read more
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WALB Albany
Several shot, one dead in DeKalb CountyPolice: Police: Police say one of three people have been shot in Scottdale in
Several shot, one dead in DeKalb County
WALB Albany / Posted 7 days ago
Police: Police: Police say one of three people have been shot in Scottdale in DeKalb County has died from their injuries. Police say one of three people have been shot... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
1 dead, several shot in DeKalb County-- One person was killed and two others injured in a shooting in the Scottdale
1 dead, several shot in DeKalb County
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 7 days ago
-- One person was killed and two others injured in a shooting in the Scottdale area of DeKalb County on Tuesday. According to DeKalb County Police, the shooting happened in the 3100 block of Cedar Street. No other details were immediately availab... Read more
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ajc.com
DeKalb police: Man shot wife and killed himselfA man shot and killed his wife with two children in the house early Tuesday in
DeKalb police: Man shot wife and killed himself
ajc.com / Posted 8 days ago
A man shot and killed his wife with two children in the house early Tuesday in DeKalb County, police told Channel 2 Action News. The man got into an argument with the wife before he shot her and his mother-in-law, causing an injury to her foot. The... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
8-month-old dies after allegedly being beaten by mother, boyfriendCounty officer facing felony drug chargesDeKalb County officer facing felony dr
8-month-old dies after allegedly being beaten by mother, boyfriend
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 9 days ago
County officer facing felony drug chargesDeKalb County officer facing felony drug charges Evan McWhite (Source: DeKalb County Police) A DeKalb County police officer is facing felony charges after being busted for buying drugs. A DeKalb... Read more
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WALB Albany
Gas line ruptures in Decatur after accidentCounty officer facing felony drug chargesDeKalb County officer facing felony dr
Gas line ruptures in Decatur after accident
WALB Albany / Posted 10 days ago
County officer facing felony drug chargesDeKalb County officer facing felony drug charges Evan McWhite (Source: DeKalb County Police) A DeKalb County police officer is facing felony charges after being busted for buying drugs. A DeKalb... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Gas line ruptures in Decatur after accidentCounty officer facing felony drug chargesDeKalb County officer facing felony dr
Gas line ruptures in Decatur after accident
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 10 days ago
County officer facing felony drug chargesDeKalb County officer facing felony drug charges Evan McWhite (Source: DeKalb County Police) A DeKalb County police officer is facing felony charges after being busted for buying drugs. A DeKalb... Read more
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WALB Albany
Mother, boyfriend accused of beating 8-month old baby girlCounty officer facing felony drug chargesDeKalb County officer facing felony dr
Mother, boyfriend accused of beating 8-month old baby girl
WALB Albany / Posted 10 days ago
County officer facing felony drug chargesDeKalb County officer facing felony drug charges Evan McWhite (Source: DeKalb County Police) A DeKalb County police officer is facing felony charges after being busted for buying drugs. A DeKalb... Read more
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WALB Albany
Fire rips through vacant apartment buildingCounty officer facing felony drug chargesDeKalb County officer facing felony dr
Fire rips through vacant apartment building
WALB Albany / Posted 11 days ago
County officer facing felony drug chargesDeKalb County officer facing felony drug charges Evan McWhite (Source: DeKalb County Police) A DeKalb County police officer is facing felony charges after being busted for buying drugs. A DeKalb... Read more
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WALB Albany
DeKalb County officer facing felony drug charges Evan McWhite (Source: DeKalb County Police) A DeKalb County police officer i
DeKalb County officer facing felony drug charges
WALB Albany / Posted 11 days ago
Evan McWhite (Source: DeKalb County Police) A DeKalb County police officer is facing felony charges after being busted for buying drugs. A DeKalb... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Police officer admits to buying drugs while on dutyone gram of cocaine for $40 while on duty and in uniform, in February, at a loc
Police officer admits to buying drugs while on duty
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 11 days ago
one gram of cocaine for $40 while on duty and in uniform, in February, at a local Citgo parking lot, from another former DeKalb County police officer, Vancito Gumbs. In May, federal agents arrested Gumbs in a massive gang sweep. He is awaiting... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Police officer admits to buying drugs while on dutyone gram of cocaine for $40 while on duty and in uniform, in February, at a loc
Police officer admits to buying drugs while on duty
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 11 days ago
one gram of cocaine for $40 while on duty and in uniform, in February, at a local Citgo parking lot, from another former DeKalb County police officer, Vancito Gumbs. In May, federal agents arrested Gumbs in a massive gang sweep. He is awaiting... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Police officer admits to buying drugs while on dutyone gram of cocaine for $40 while on duty and in uniform, in February, at a loc
Police officer admits to buying drugs while on duty
Dayton Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
one gram of cocaine for $40 while on duty and in uniform, in February, at a local Citgo parking lot, from another former DeKalb County police officer, Vancito Gumbs. In May, federal agents arrested Gumbs in a massive gang sweep. He is awaiting... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Police officer admits to buying drugs while on dutyone gram of cocaine for $40 while on duty and in uniform, in February, at a loc
Police officer admits to buying drugs while on duty
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 11 days ago
one gram of cocaine for $40 while on duty and in uniform, in February, at a local Citgo parking lot, from another former DeKalb County police officer, Vancito Gumbs. In May, federal agents arrested Gumbs in a massive gang sweep. He is awaiting... Read more
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ajc.com
Former DeKalb cop accused of buying drugs while on dutyA former DeKalb County police officer bought drugs from a fellow cop while on t
Former DeKalb cop accused of buying drugs while on duty
ajc.com / Posted 11 days ago
A former DeKalb County police officer bought drugs from a fellow cop while on the job, police told Channel 2 Action News. Police say Evan McWhite bought drugs from officer Vancito Gumbs, who was indicted in May as part of the Gangster Disciples... Read more
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ajc.com
Police shoot husband, family’s dog, offer few answersit all the way into the kitchen when a bullet struck him. The McKinley family’
Police shoot husband, family’s dog, offer few answers
ajc.com / Posted 12 days ago
it all the way into the kitchen when a bullet struck him. The McKinley family’s 10-year-old Boxer, Yanna, was killed by DeKalb County police in August 2015 after officers mistakenly entered their home. Source: Family photo It all happened so... Read more
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ajc.com
James Gamble sought in fatal I-20 shooting“died as a result of a gunshot that came from inside his vehicle and would have
James Gamble sought in fatal I-20 shooting
ajc.com / Posted 13 days ago
“died as a result of a gunshot that came from inside his vehicle and would have been fired by the front seat passenger,” DeKalb County police spokesman Maj. Stephen Fore said. That passenger, Terrance Elane, left the scene of the shooting, Fore... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Man sought in deadly Georgia shooting may be hiding locallyon an Atlanta interstate may be in South Florida, according to law enforcement
Man sought in deadly Georgia shooting may be hiding locally
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 13 days ago
on an Atlanta interstate may be in South Florida, according to law enforcement officials. James Gamble is wanted by DeKalb County Police in connection to the June 7 shooting death of a teenager on Interstate 20. James Gamble (Courtesy... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Police make arrests in murder of 15-old DeKalb girlTUCKER, Ga. – Officials with the DeKalb County Police Department have made arre
Police make arrests in murder of 15-old DeKalb girl
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 13 days ago
TUCKER, Ga. – Officials with the DeKalb County Police Department have made arrests in connection to the murder of 15-year-old Keiara Palmer. According to the DeKalb County Police Department, four adults and two juveniles were taken into custody. The... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
2 charged after 6-week-old puppy found starving in DeKalb homeCounty. News outlets report 24-year-old Taylor Thomas and 46-year-old Felicia
2 charged after 6-week-old puppy found starving in DeKalb home
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
County. News outlets report 24-year-old Taylor Thomas and 46-year-old Felicia White are charged with animal cruelty. DeKalb County police say officers discovered the 6-week-old pit bull at a home after receiving a tip. Police Sgt. TC Medlin... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Four suspects arrested in murder of 15-old girlTUCKER, Ga. – Officials with the DeKalb County Police Department have made arre
Four suspects arrested in murder of 15-old girl
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 13 days ago
TUCKER, Ga. – Officials with the DeKalb County Police Department have made arrests in connection to the murder of 15-year-old Keiara Palmer. Officials said the suspects include two juveniles and four adults. According to officials, 17-year-old... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Six suspects arrested in fatal shooting of teenage girl in GeorgiaDECATUR, Ga. — DeKalb County police say six suspects have been arrested in the
Six suspects arrested in fatal shooting of teenage girl in Georgia
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
DECATUR, Ga. — DeKalb County police say six suspects have been arrested in the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old girl caught in the crossfire of drive-by shooting outside a convenience store. According to WSB-TV police say 17-year-old Roderick Harris,... Read more
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ajc.com
6 men arrested in death of DeKalb 15-old girlA week after a 15-year-old was killed in a shootout outside a convenience store
6 men arrested in death of DeKalb 15-old girl
ajc.com / Posted 13 days ago
A week after a 15-year-old was killed in a shootout outside a convenience store, DeKalb County police arrested six men in connection with her death. Roderick Harris, 17, Sharod Jackson, 18, Roderick Jackson, 18, and Michael Miller, 22, were charged... Read more
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WALB Albany
Six arrests made in drive-by killing of teen in DeKalb Countywhich left three others injured. Two of the suspects arrested are juveniles. On
Six arrests made in drive-by killing of teen in DeKalb County
WALB Albany / Posted 13 days ago
which left three others injured. Two of the suspects arrested are juveniles. One suspect, Tahja Williams, remains at large, DeKalb County Police said. The shooting took place at 1 a.m. on August 3 in DeKalb County, The shooting happened just after... Read more
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Salon.com
Family sues county, officers after fatal stun gun incidentstopped for a tag violation. His family’s attorneys say Robinson had a right t
Family sues county, officers after fatal stun gun incident
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
stopped for a tag violation. His family’s attorneys say Robinson had a right to flee police and that the traffic stop was unlawful, citing racial profiling. DeKalb County Police tell news outlets the department doesn’t comment on pending laws... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Robinson family files lawsuitDECATUR, GA -- One year after he died, the family of Troy Robinson is filing a
Robinson family files lawsuit
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 15 days ago
DECATUR, GA -- One year after he died, the family of Troy Robinson is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the DeKalb County Police Department. Robinson, 33, was Tased in the back while climbing an eight-foot wall while being pursued by police... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Year after man's falling death, family to file suit against DeKalb policeThe family of a man who was tased and fell to his death is expected to file a w
Year after man's falling death, family to file suit against DeKalb police
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 17 days ago
The family of a man who was tased and fell to his death is expected to file a wrongful death lawsuit on Monday against the DeKalb County Police Department. The suit is in response to the death of Troy Robinson in 2015 after he was tased in the... Read more
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ajc.com
At Issue: Should the first day for metro Atlanta schools be...your comments to communitynews@ajc.com. AT ISSUE: WILL IT MAKE A DIFFERENCE IF
At Issue: Should the first day for metro Atlanta schools be...
ajc.com / Posted 18 days ago
your comments to communitynews@ajc.com. AT ISSUE: WILL IT MAKE A DIFFERENCE IF DEKALB POLICE WEAR BODY CAMERAS? Uniformed DeKalb County police officers will be equipped with body cameras by fall if county commission plans continue on track. At a... Read more
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WALB Albany
One dead, 2 injured after shooting at Stone Mountain strip mallafter shooting at Stone Mountain strip mall At least three people were injured
One dead, 2 injured after shooting at Stone Mountain strip mall
WALB Albany / Posted 18 days ago
after shooting at Stone Mountain strip mall At least three people were injured in a shooting at an apartment complex in DeKalb County on Friday, August 5, 2016. (SOURCE: WGCL) Authorities said at least four people were hit, one fatally, in a... Read more
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ajc.com
DeKalb armed robbery suspect arrestedaccording to a DeKalb Sheriff’s Office release. McLeod was located and arreste
DeKalb armed robbery suspect arrested
ajc.com / Posted 19 days ago
according to a DeKalb Sheriff’s Office release. McLeod was located and arrested without incident Wednesday by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office’s fugitive unit, which worked with the U.S. Marshals and the DeKalb County Pol... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
15-year-old girl killed, 2 men wounded in possible gang-related Atlanta shootingthat the gunfire happened shortly before 1 a.m. Wednesday outside a grocery sto
15-year-old girl killed, 2 men wounded in possible gang-related Atlanta shooting
Savannah Morning News / Posted 20 days ago
that the gunfire happened shortly before 1 a.m. Wednesday outside a grocery store in DeKalb County. DeKalb County police Capt. J. A. Lewis says a 25-year-old man was critically injured in the shooting, and a 19-year-old man... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Girl, 15, killed, 2 men wounded in shooting near Atlanta, police sayreports that the gunfire happened shortly before 1 a.m. Wednesday outside a gro
Girl, 15, killed, 2 men wounded in shooting near Atlanta, police say
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 21 days ago
reports that the gunfire happened shortly before 1 a.m. Wednesday outside a grocery store in DeKalb County. DeKalb County police Capt. J. A. Lewis says a 25-year-old man was critically injured in the shooting; and a 19-year-old man... Read more
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WALB Albany
Teen girl dead, 2 injured in DeKalb County shooting A 15 year-old girl is dead and two other people are injured after a shooting
Teen girl dead, 2 injured in DeKalb County shooting
WALB Albany / Posted 21 days ago
A 15 year-old girl is dead and two other people are injured after a shooting in DeKalb County early Wednesday morning. A 15 year-old girl is dead... Read more
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ajc.com
DeKalb fugitive arrested after crashing car into polehis car into a pole, the sheriff’s office said. Deraus Bernard Jeffery, a 21-y
DeKalb fugitive arrested after crashing car into pole
ajc.com / Posted 21 days ago
his car into a pole, the sheriff’s office said. Deraus Bernard Jeffery, a 21-year-old Decatur resident, has been wanted by DeKalb County police since 2014 for assault and battery charges. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit located... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Mom, toddler reunited after car thief abandons stolen vehicleDeKalb County Police located a 2-year-old girl who was stolen from her mother,
Mom, toddler reunited after car thief abandons stolen vehicle
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 22 days ago
DeKalb County Police located a 2-year-old girl who was stolen from her mother, Monday morning. The vehicle was left abandoned at Wayfield Foods on Bouldercrest Road, according to police. The girl's mother left her daughter in the car with the engine... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Mom, toddler reunited after car thief abandons stolen vehicleDeKalb County Police located a 2-year-old girl who was stolen from her mother,
Mom, toddler reunited after car thief abandons stolen vehicle
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 22 days ago
DeKalb County Police located a 2-year-old girl who was stolen from her mother, Monday morning. The vehicle was left abandoned at Wayfield Foods on Bouldercrest Road, according to police. The girl's mother left her daughter in the car with the engine... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
old child found safe after car stolen from gas stationDEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- A 2-year-old child was found safe inside a stolen vehicle
old child found safe after car stolen from gas station
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 23 days ago
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- A 2-year-old child was found safe inside a stolen vehicle Monday morning, DeKalb County Police said. Police said the white Nissan Altima had been stolen with the child in the backseat from a Shell gas station on Flat Shoal... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
PD: Man in SWAT standoff on I-20 wouldn't be "taken alive"who said he had a gun following a wreck on I-20 at Panola Rd. left the road clo
PD: Man in SWAT standoff on I-20 wouldn't be "taken alive"
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 24 days ago
who said he had a gun following a wreck on I-20 at Panola Rd. left the road closed in both directions Saturday evening. DeKalb County Police said a man involved in an accident involving three cars produced a gun and told first-responders he... Read more
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WALB Albany
Blaze rips through DeKalb County homeenforcement agencies. Teen shot in stomach at back-to-school partyTeen shot in
Blaze rips through DeKalb County home
WALB Albany / Posted 25 days ago
enforcement agencies. Teen shot in stomach at back-to-school partyTeen shot in stomach at back-to-school party Source: DeKalb County Police Facebook page A young girl is recovering after being shot in the stomach while attending a... Read more
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