Ten metro Atlanta law officers have been arrested on corruption charges in a federal investigation that alleges the officers facilitated drug deals for a street gang. An FBI SWAT team arrested the officers on Tuesday for taking payoffs to protect cocaine deals taking place in shopping centers and school parking lots, the AJC reports. Some […]

The two men shot and killed in a church parking lot outside a Stone Mountain funeral were apparently also the gunmen who were shooting at each other. DeKalb County police told FOX 5 News that the two men were involved in a fight in the parking lot which ended up in a shootout after the […]

DeKalb County police are investigating a shooting that left two people dead and four injured outside a funeral in Stone Mountain. The shooting happened in the parking lot of the Victory for the World Church on North Hairston Road. Police have detained three people in the shooting. The funeral was being held for Ryan Guider, […]

DeKalb County Schools has lifted a ban on marching band activities that it instituted in December in the wake of the hazing death of Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion, a Southwest DeKalb High School graduate. In making the announcement, DeKalb County Schools Superintendent Cheryl Atkinson said the school district will continue to look into […]

DeKalb County school officials have announced the suspension of all marching band activities following the alleged hazing incidents at Florida A&M University. School system officials announced Wednesday that all marching band activities in DeKalb would be suspended pending an investigation of possible inappropriate behavior among band members, alumni advisors, band directors and others. Robert Champion, […]

DeKalb County Police homicide detectives will be featured nationally in A&E’s “The First 48.” A television crew is following the department’s homicide unit for the cable television show, which each week documents the first 48 hours of homicide investigations across the country. The officers are not being paid for their television roles, but the cable […]

From the AJC.com: A 42-year-old Rockdale County woman is suing DeKalb County and New Birth Missionary Baptist Church for $78 million — $1 million for every day she claims she was wrongly jailed. Arettonette Ingram’s suit, which she filed without an attorney, says she was arrested on terroristic threat charges after a New Birth youth […]

Despite hundreds of teachers left unemployed throughout Georgia, DeKalb County will hire 67 teachers from other countries.

VIA:AJC.COM During the past week, 8-year-old Erin Ingram has endured five surgeries and the amputation of part of her arm. The third-grader was attacked by two dogs while playing in the yard of her family’s DeKalb County home on March 9. Tuesday evening, the dogs’ owner, Twyann Artrell Vaughn, turned herself into DeKalb police and […]