DeKalb responds to Conn. school shooting

A school shooting in Newtown, Conn., that left 20 children and six adults dead has turned the holiday season into one of grieving for many. According to The Associated Press, 20-year-old Adam Lanza used a high-power rifle to kill his 26 victims, including the principal of Sandy Hook Elementary School where the killing took place […]

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Sneiderman case moves forward, hearing set for Feb.

              Andrea Sneiderman, the widow accused of conspiring in a plot to murder her husband, has been ordered to appear before a DeKalb County judge in February. Prosecutors allege Sneiderman and her former boss Hemy Neuman plotted to kill her husband Rusty Sneiderman to collect his insurance money and […]

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News Briefs

DeKalb commissioners approve new chief operating officer   The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners confirmed Zach Williams as DeKalb County’s next executive assistant and chief operating officer. Williams was nominated by CEO Burrell Ellis and will succeed Richard Stogner, who retires at the end of the year. “We have an opportunity together to move DeKalb […]

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Man suspected of robbing four banks in five weeks

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

              The Dunwoody Police Department has arrested 42-year-old Ronald Cox of Lithonia for child molestation by solicitation. He was picked up by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and transported to their jail. Cox is accused of attempting to entice a child while in the restroom of the Perimeter Mall. […]

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Church member files lawsuit against pastor of Greenforest church

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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