Arrest made in shooting of Columbia High senior

DeKalb County Police Chief Cedric Alexander and Lt. Mark Lavigne discuss the case at an April 3 news conference.

DeKalb County Police arrested and charged a 16-year-old male with murder April 1 for allegedly participating in a drive-by shooting that killed a Columbia High School senior March 28. The suspect’s name has not been released due to the ongoing investigation but detectives said at a news conference that they believe the shooting was gang-related. […]

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Van stolen from paralyzed woman again


For the second time in five months, the wheelchair accessible van of a Decatur woman has been stolen. In October it was stolen one morning and recovered the next day. This time, Sophia Powers’ van, stolen March 18, has been missing for more than a week. Powers said her 1998 Chrysler Town and County black […]

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