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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Icy roads still a danger in many counties after a refreeze overnightan area that has a lot of shade and definitely in that area there's a lot of ic
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 5 hours ago
an area that has a lot of shade and definitely in that area there's a lot of icy patches,” one man said. This father of a DeKalb County student said the district is one of many to make the same call to close Friday, made the right one. "The... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Icy roads are still a danger in many counties after a refreeze overnightan area that has a lot of shade and definitely in that area there's a lot of ic
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 5 hours ago
an area that has a lot of shade and definitely in that area there's a lot of icy patches,” one man said. This father of a DeKalb County student said the district is one of many to make the same call to close Friday, made the right one. "The... Read more
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ajc.com
Family at home when SUV crashes into their DeKalb houseThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution An SUV with a New York license plate smashed
ajc.com / Posted 11 hours ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution An SUV with a New York license plate smashed into a DeKalb County family’s house on Wednesday, the family told Channel 2 Action News. The SUV that crashed into a DeKalb County home had out of state plates. (Credit:... Read more
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ajc.com
Victim shot, killed at DeKalb motel; suspects soughtThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Channel 2 Action NewsDeKalb County police are
ajc.com / Posted 13 hours ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Channel 2 Action NewsDeKalb County police are searching for suspects in a deadly motel shooting. Maurice Stargell, 19, was found dead at a Decatur Inn. Two days after a man was found dead at a Decatur motel, police... Read more
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ajc.com
Cops follow footprints in snow and find DeKalb murder suspectThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution A DeKalb County police officer was leaving th
ajc.com / Posted 20 hours ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A DeKalb County police officer was leaving the scene of a stabbing that left a man dead Wednesday but then noticed footprints in the snow. The tracks, a rare investigative tool in the Atlanta area, led a few hundred... Read more
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ajc.com
Stonecrest among Metro Atlanta sites vying for Amazon’s HQ2Thursday that Atlanta is among 20 metro areas that made the cut out of over 200
ajc.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Thursday that Atlanta is among 20 metro areas that made the cut out of over 200 applications. Stonecrest in southeast DeKalb County has pitched itself as a potential site. Stonecrest Mayor Jason Lary discusses the digital ad campaign targeted... Read more
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ajc.com
Apartment fire displaces more than 20 in DeKalbThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COMDeKalb County fire
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COMDeKalb County fire Capt. James Swann (left) and firefighter David Yates brave temperatures in the teens to fight an apartment fire that displaced more than 20 people. More than 20... Read more
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WALB Albany
Floor collapses as crews battle blaze at apartment complexSeveral residents of a DeKalb County apartment complex have been displaced afte
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
Several residents of a DeKalb County apartment complex have been displaced after fire ripped through the building early Thursday morning. The fire started around 1 a.m. at the Oak Tree Villas apartment complex on Clubhouse Drive in Decatur. When... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Floor collapses as crews battle blaze at apartment complexSeveral residents of a DeKalb County apartment complex have been displaced afte
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
Several residents of a DeKalb County apartment complex have been displaced after fire ripped through the building early Thursday morning. The fire started around 1 a.m. at the Oak Tree Villas apartment complex on Clubhouse Drive in Decatur. When... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Fire destroys home of dozens on one of the coldest days of the yearDEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Dozens of residents have no place to call home on one the
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Dozens of residents have no place to call home on one the coldest days of the year. We're talking with investigators to learn what caused the fire, on Channel 2 Action News This Morning starting at 4 a.m. A fire destroyed... Read more
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WALB Albany
Driver loses control, hits house in Stone MountainBoulevard. Prior to hitting the house, the driver also hit a pole and fire hyd
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
Boulevard. Prior to hitting the house, the driver also hit a pole and fire hydrant, according to a spokesperson with the DeKalb County Police Department. The driver sustained minor injuries in the incident. Crews went to the scene to repair the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Driver loses control, hits house in Stone MountainBoulevard. Prior to hitting the house, the driver also hit a pole and fire hyd
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
Boulevard. Prior to hitting the house, the driver also hit a pole and fire hydrant, according to a spokesperson with the DeKalb County Police Department. The driver sustained minor injuries in the incident. Crews went to the scene to repair the... Read more
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ajc.com
Thursday another snow day for DeKalb with no school and bad roadsThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution One snow day down. At least one more to go.
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution One snow day down. At least one more to go. DeKalb County is once again shutting down Thursday, as it did Wednesday when snow blanketed the roads in the morning. With forecasters calling for the roads to ice-over... Read more
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ajc.com
257 traffic accidents, 9 hit-runs reported during snow in DeKalbThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution DeKalb County roads were perilous after snow
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution DeKalb County roads were perilous after snow fell Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. The 911 center reports it took 257 calls about auto accidents, including 9 hit-and-runs, between 10 p.m. Tuesday and 5 p.m.... Read more
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ajc.com
DeKalb offices, courts will remain closed ThursdayDeKalb County government offices, libraries, senior and recreation centers and
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
DeKalb County government offices, libraries, senior and recreation centers and courts will remain closed on Thursday because of icy roads and freezing temperatures. Warming centers at these three fire stations remain open: Due to the continued... Read more
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ajc.com
Buford Highway reopens in Doraville after power lines fallhour on a day when metro Atlanta roads are choked by snow and ice. The closure
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
hour on a day when metro Atlanta roads are choked by snow and ice. The closure is at McElroy Road. “Georgia Power and DeKalb County Traffic Engineers have been notified,” police said in a Facebook post. “Please avoid the area and don’t get on... Read more
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ajc.com
MARTA: No injuries as bus skids into DeKalb ditchThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Channel 2 Action NewsA MARTA bus skidded off
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Channel 2 Action NewsA MARTA bus skidded off an icy Panthersville Road in DeKalb County on Wednesday morning. MARTA said there were no injuries reported Wednesday when a bus skidded off Panthersville Road into a... Read more
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ajc.com
Turnaround bridge on I-20 to be closed through Februarya road improvement cost of $84,000, according to GDOT. Road closure and detour
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
a road improvement cost of $84,000, according to GDOT. Road closure and detour signs are placed in the area to advise motorists of construction work and traffic restrictions. Information: DeKalb County Roads and Drainage Department at 404-294-... Read more
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ajc.com
Applications for DeKalb Mobile Farmers Market Stops Now OpenFresh on DeK, the DeKalb Mobile Farmers Market, is taking applications for stop
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
Fresh on DeK, the DeKalb Mobile Farmers Market, is taking applications for stops for 2018. CONTRIBUTED DeKalb County Cooperative Extension is calling for applications for Fresh on DeK, the DeKalb Mobile Farmers Market, stops for 2018. The deadline... Read more
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WALB Albany
Several DeKalb Co. roads closed due to weather, dangerous conditionsBecause of ice and snow, many roads in DeKalb County closed at noon. County cr
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
Because of ice and snow, many roads in DeKalb County closed at noon. County crews are assessing roads and clearing. Most roads are slick and dangerous and residents have been advised to stay home. West Park Place (1/2 mile North of Stone... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Several DeKalb Co. roads closed due to weather, dangerous conditionsBecause of ice and snow, many roads in DeKalb County closed at noon. County cr
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
Because of ice and snow, many roads in DeKalb County closed at noon. County crews are assessing roads and clearing. Most roads are slick and dangerous and residents have been advised to stay home. West Park Place (1/2 mile North of Stone... Read more
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ajc.com
How much snow fell in your metro Atlanta neighborhood?Springs/Lebanon 0.5 Kennesaw 1.5 Dobbins Air Reserve 1.2 Mableton 1.2 Sandy
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
Springs/Lebanon 0.5 Kennesaw 1.5 Dobbins Air Reserve 1.2 Mableton 1.2 Sandy Plains 1.2 Powder Springs 1.0 DeKalb County: Decatur 1.3 to 2.0 East Lake Highlands 1.2 Tucker 1.0 Fayette County: Fayetteville 2.0 Peachtree City... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Valley Head woman killed, three others injured Monday in head-on crashA Valley Head, Ala., woman was killed Monday in a head-on crash on U.S. Highway
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
A Valley Head, Ala., woman was killed Monday in a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 11 north of Hammondville in DeKalb County. Margaret R. Bailey, 71, was killed when a 2002 Toyota SUV, driven by an unnamed 17-year-old from Fawn, Ga., who had a... Read more
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ajc.com
‘Snow Mountain’ closes as novelty wears off after real snowall the park’s attractions are closed due to the weather slowing down most of m
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
all the park’s attractions are closed due to the weather slowing down most of metro Atlanta. The closure is just one in DeKalb County as the area woke up to a blanket of snow. READ: DeKalb County school closures: How the decision is made READ:... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Current road conditions[4:30AM]...COLBERT COUNTY EMA reports roads still impassable this morning DEKA
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
[4:30AM]...COLBERT COUNTY EMA reports roads still impassable this morning DEKALB COUNTY [4:46AM]...Beason Gap Road & Fort Payne Gap Road closed FRANKLIN COUNTY [4:52AM]...All routes may have remaining snow or black ice due to extreme low... Read more
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The MidWeek
| The MidWeekor www.kishhospital.org/programs Medicare Mondays Time: 1 to 3 p.m. Date: Mo
The MidWeek / Posted 2 days ago
or www.kishhospital.org/programs Medicare Mondays Time: 1 to 3 p.m. Date: Mondays Place: Elder Care Services of DeKalb County, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway Information: 815-758-6550 Video Gaming Club with the Gaming Goat Time: 4 to 8... Read more
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The MidWeek
Affordable Care Act forum scheduled Thursday in DeKalbLearn about the current state of the Affordable Care Act in DeKalb County on Th
The MidWeek / Posted 2 days ago
Learn about the current state of the Affordable Care Act in DeKalb County on Thursday from a team of local health care leaders. A free forum is scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Five Seasons Learning Center at the DeKalb County Community... Read more
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The MidWeek
Looking Back for Jan. 17, 2018the near future to present his colored slides and lecture. Mr. Edwards has been
The MidWeek / Posted 2 days ago
the near future to present his colored slides and lecture. Mr. Edwards has been collecting colored slides of views both in DeKalb county and territory along Lake Erie, and the interesting views have proved most entertaining where they have been... Read more
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The MidWeek
Girls Who CodeErin Arnold said. “There is a gender gap, and technology is a male-dominated fi
The MidWeek / Posted 2 days ago
Erin Arnold said. “There is a gender gap, and technology is a male-dominated field. I want to take steps to change that.” DeKalb County girls – or boys if they are interested – in fifth through 12th grades can join the group. A Sycamore library... Read more
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The MidWeek
$2,988 in Promise Grants benefit local organizationsElementary School provided social justice education to students on tolerance an
The MidWeek / Posted 2 days ago
Elementary School provided social justice education to students on tolerance and understanding of all backgrounds. The DeKalb County Community Foundation has awarded $2,988 in Promise Grants to benefit three local organizations for a variety of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
‘Heroic’ fireman catches baby dropped from burning buildingin Decatur city of United States’ Georgia state went viral on social media. Th
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
in Decatur city of United States’ Georgia state went viral on social media. The helmet camera footage, released by the Dekalb County fire rescue department, shows Captain Scott Stroup rescuing the baby. “Third generation DCFR firefighter... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Winter Storm Leads To Closures Across The Southand extracurricular activity in anticipation of inclement weather. Fulton Count
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 2 days ago
and extracurricular activity in anticipation of inclement weather. Fulton County Schools, Atlanta Public Schools and DeKalb County announced cancellations Tuesday. In Kentucky, multiple crashes closed a 10-mile section of Interstate 24 on... Read more
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Canberra Times
Heroic firefighter's lifesaving catch captured on videorescue in Atlanta, Georgia. As flames poured from the third-floor apartment wi
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
rescue in Atlanta, Georgia. As flames poured from the third-floor apartment window and licked the ground at his feet, DeKalb County firefighter Captain Scott Stroup can be seen readying himself as the child was flung from the top of a... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Snow, icy roads, bitterly cold temperatures trigger school closings in Chattanooga regionSchools: closed Wednesday Whitfield County Schools: closed Wednesday ALABAMA
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
Schools: closed Wednesday Whitfield County Schools: closed Wednesday ALABAMA Cornerstone Christian: closed Wednesday DeKalb County Schools: closed Wednesday Fort Payne City Schools: closed Wednesday Jackson County Schools: closed... Read more
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WA Today
Heroic firefighter's lifesaving catch captured on videorescue in Atlanta, Georgia. As flames poured from the third-floor apartment wi
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
rescue in Atlanta, Georgia. As flames poured from the third-floor apartment window and licked the ground at his feet, DeKalb County firefighter Captain Scott Stroup can be seen readying himself as the child was flung from the top of a... Read more
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ajc.com
Metro school districts calling it quits for Wednesdaydistricts across metro Atlanta will be closed Wednesday due to biting temperatu
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
districts across metro Atlanta will be closed Wednesday due to biting temperatures and fears of icy roads. The DeKalb County School District announced first about 9:30 p.m., saying it will close Wednesday “due to frigid temperatures,... Read more
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The Age
Heroic firefighter's lifesaving catch captured on videorescue in Atlanta, Georgia. As flames poured from the third-floor apartment wi
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
rescue in Atlanta, Georgia. As flames poured from the third-floor apartment window and licked the ground at his feet, DeKalb County firefighter Captain Scott Stroup can be seen readying himself as the child was flung from the top of a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Heroic firefighter's lifesaving catch captured on videorescue in Atlanta, Georgia. As flames poured from the third-floor apartment wi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
rescue in Atlanta, Georgia. As flames poured from the third-floor apartment window and licked the ground at his feet, DeKalb County firefighter Captain Scott Stroup can be seen readying himself as the child was flung from the top of a... Read more
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ajc.com
Metro Atlanta governments, others shelter homeless during cold weatherto shelter through Gateway Center. They can go there — it’s located at 275 Pryo
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
to shelter through Gateway Center. They can go there — it’s located at 275 Pryor St. SW in Atlanta — or call 404-215-6600. DeKalb County planned to open three fire stations as overnight warming centers. Fire Station 3 at 100 N. Clarendon Avenue in... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
CDC officials say there's spot shortage of drug used to treat fluDEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A group of the nation’s top flu experts is issuing a new w
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A group of the nation’s top flu experts is issuing a new warning about this dangerous flu season. “The take-home message is that flu is in lots of places at the same time,” said CDC Influenza Division Director Dr. Dan... Read more
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CBS News
Winter storm blast causes chaos across the Southand extracurricular activity in anticipation of inclement weather. Fulton Count
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
and extracurricular activity in anticipation of inclement weather. Fulton County Schools, Atlanta Public Schools and DeKalb County announced cancellations Tuesday. Snow accumulates on vehicles on I-55 in Jackson, Miss., on Tue., Jan. 16,... Read more
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WALB Albany
Pooler Police Chief Mark Revenew named interim chief of SCMPDRevenew announced he was planning to retire this April 2018. Current SCMPD Chi
WALB Albany / Posted 2 days ago
Revenew announced he was planning to retire this April 2018. Current SCMPD Chief Jack Lumpkin accepted a new position in DeKalb County, GA in December. DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond stated in a release that Lumpkin will be the new deputy... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Pooler Police Chief Mark Revenew named interim chief of SCMPDRevenew announced he was planning to retire this April 2018. Current SCMPD Chi
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 days ago
Revenew announced he was planning to retire this April 2018. Current SCMPD Chief Jack Lumpkin accepted a new position in DeKalb County, GA in December. DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond stated in a release that Lumpkin will be the new deputy... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Incredible video: Firefighter catches child dropped from burning buildingbalcony amid a raging fire. "I heard the screams" at the 2.5 alarm fire at an
WAOW Wausau / Posted 2 days ago
balcony amid a raging fire. "I heard the screams" at the 2.5 alarm fire at an apartment complex earlier this month, DeKalb County assistant fire chief Jeff Crump told reporters. "Quickly they got that ladder up to that third-floor balcony... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Georgia firefighters rescue a child from a burning buildinglooks more like a scene straight out of a TV show or movie. A dramatic rescue
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 2 days ago
looks more like a scene straight out of a TV show or movie. A dramatic rescue of a child from a burning apartment complex in Georgia was captured on a firefighter’s helmet cam. DeKalb County Fire Rescue released this video from the January 3rd fi... Read more
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ajc.com
It might snow in DeKalb. Here’s when.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution As potential snow approaches metro Atlanta, f
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution As potential snow approaches metro Atlanta, forecasters say DeKalb County could see snow this evening through Wednesday morning. Channel 2 Action News is calling for a rain mix from 4 to 6 p.m., changing to snow... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
VIDEO: Drive-thru employee escapes armed man who climbs through windowalleged robber also pointed a gun at a customer in the restaurant, however ever
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 2 days ago
alleged robber also pointed a gun at a customer in the restaurant, however everyone involved is OK, albeit shaken. If anyone has information on this incident, they're asked to call the DeKalb County Police Department at 404-286-7792. © 2018 WXI... Read more
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ajc.com
DeKalb is getting a new brunch spot — soonThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution DeKalb County is getting a new brunch place.
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution DeKalb County is getting a new brunch place. First Watch, located at 5001 Peachtree Blvd., Suite 700 in Chamblee, is opening Jan. 22, the company said on Facebook. The restaurant, which has several other locations... Read more
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ajc.com
Body found in DeKalb CountyBREAKING: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution DeKalb County police are investig
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
BREAKING: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution DeKalb County police are investigating after a dead body was found near Stone Mountain. A body has been found in DeKalb County, a police spokeswoman said. DeKalb police are on... Read more
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Al.com
Inmate who escaped in Baldwin County found in DeKalb CountyAccording to information released Monday by the Alabama Department of Correctio
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
According to information released Monday by the Alabama Department of Corrections, DeKalb County deputies took Jonah Andrew Salers, 23, into custody early Sunday evening. The had found him in a stolen vehicle on County Road 328 in Albertville and... Read more
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