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Man suspected of robbing four banks in five weeks

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Law enforcement officials are looking for a man they say robbed four banks in five weeks in Lithonia and Snellville. Mark F. Giuliano, special agent in charge with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), DeKalb County Interim Police Chief Lisa A. Gassner and Snellville Police Chief Roy Whitehead, announced Dec. 3 that their agencies are […]

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Dunwoody arrest suspected child molester

Church member files lawsuit against pastor of Greenforest church

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A filed lawsuit against Greenforest Community Baptist Church, Inc., its pastor, deacons and bylaws committee contains allegations of a power struggle and misuse of church funds. The lawsuit was filed in October by attorney Sylvia Goldman, a minister at the church. According to the lawsuit, the defendants have proposed changes to the church’s current bylaws […]

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Deputies looking for convict mistakenly released from jail

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  DeKalb County Sheriff’s deputies and Fugitive Squad are looking for a criminal accidentally released from jail. Joel Ledarius Harper, 22, was released from the DeKalb County Jail due to an administrative error on Nov. 21. On Aug. 31, Harper was sentenced to 10 years in prison for two counts of armed robbery and one […]

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Judge sets trial date for Lewis criminal case

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DeKalb County Judge Cynthia Becker has set a start date of April 15, 2013, for the racketeering trial against former DeKalb County School Superintendent Crawford Lewis. Lewis, his former construction chief Patricia Reid and Reid’s ex-husband Tony Pope are being charged along with him for conspiring to defraud the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) of […]

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Police fatally shoot man who tried to steal dog, patrol car

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DeKalb County Police have identified a man fatally shot by an officer after he tried to steal a neighbor’s dog and then a police car Nov. 22. Christopher Lee, 44, died after being transported to a local hospital after the incident. Both officers involved are on routine administrative leave as the department continues to investigate […]

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Woman pleads not guilty to charge of killing baby with cough medicine

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A DeKalb County mother pleaded not guilty Nov. 14 to giving her 4-month-old son a lethal dose of cough medicine. Carlitha Yvette Hardy, 34, is charged with involuntary manslaughter and reckless conduct following her son’s death in November 2010. She was indicted Sept. 25. Although prosecutors say they believe it was an accident, they said […]

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Dunwoody Police looking for man who tried to entice child

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The Dunwoody Police Department is looking for a suspect who attempted to entice a child while in the restroom of the Perimeter Mall. On Nov. 12 at approximately 7 p.m., a 15-year-old male was in the restroom when he was approached by the suspect, according to a media release by the Dunwoody Police Department. The […]

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