Decatur man wanted for fraud, forgery

Release: Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced that warrants have been issued for Clamenta Bell, 35, of Decatur, for one count of Insurance Fraud and one count of Forgery in the 1st…

Georgia’s 2021 graduation rate holds steady

Release: Georgia’s high-school graduation rate did not change significantly from 2020 to 2021 – the 2021 rate is 83.7 percent, compared to 83.8 percent in 2020. Georgia’s graduation rate has increased by 14 percentage points…

Carr: Four indicted on human trafficking charges in…

Release: Attorney General Chris Carr announced that the office’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit has indicted four individuals on human trafficking charges.  A DeKalb County Grand Jury returned the indictment on August 24th, 2021. “We thank…

GBI Investigates shooting at a Georgia high school

Release:  On Thursday, August 12, 2021, the DeKalb County School District Police Department asked the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to conduct an officer involved shooting investigation at Lithonia High School.  The early investigation indicates that…

Atlanta > Teen Claims Bus Stop Attack

ATLANTA -- A 16-year-old girl has come forward, saying she was attacked after getting off the school bus. The teen talked to WSB after a police sketch artist completed a rendering of the attacker and released…

Hinesville > Atlanta Murder Suspect Captured in East…

HINESVILLE -- The man authorities believe shot and killed a man last week outside a DeKalb County motel was captured Tuesday in east Georgia. The Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting that, according to DeKalb County…

Decatur > Dekalb School Employee Steals from Youth…

DECATUR -- “Ms. Murphy betrayed the trust of the cheerleaders, the senior class, the parents and the administration of Miller Grove High School,” Dekalb County District Attorney Robert James told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in a prepared…

Assistant to DeKalb CEO Ellis invokes 5th Amendment…

[caption id="attachment_16601" align="alignleft" width="630"] Joanne Wise, client partner with Ciber, an IT consulting firm, continues her testimony in court on Monday, September 22, 2014, in the trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis. (Atlanta…