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Hemy Neuman found guilty in retrial

Hemy Neuman
Photo by Donna Seay

Hemy Neuman, quiet throughout his retrial proceedings, dropped his head after a jury read a guilty verdict in the 2010 murder of Rusty Sneiderman, Aug. 23. Neuman was found guilty of malice murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. The jury–eight women and four men–deliberated for more than three hours […]

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Brookhaven police searching for shooting suspect

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Brookhaven police are seeking help from the public for information of a shooting that occurred in the 1700 block of Clairmont Way on Aug. 3. According to police, officers received a call around 3:15 p.m. of a person shot. When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered a White male in his driveway suffering from […]

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Pokemon Go…home


Pokemon Go craze leads to unintended dangers, nuisances   For millennials, teenagers and adults alike, the phone application Pokemon Go has become a welcome distraction from everyday life. Since the application’s July 6 release date, Pokemon Go has become one of the most popular mobile games worldwide. According to Verto Analytics, Pokemon Go had a […]

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UPDATE: Shooter of Brookhaven officer surrenders

Brookhaven police is searching for shooting suspect Brandon Barabino.

UPDATE: Brandon Barabino turned himself in at the DeKalb County Jail at approximately 1:30 p.m. on June 10, according to Brookhaven police. Previous story: Brookhaven police were searching for a suspect who fled the scene after shooting at an officer. Police later identified the suspect as Brandon Barabino; he is wanted on aggravated assault and armed robbery charges. […]

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Couple charged in rape, kidnapping case


DeKalb County Police have arrested a North Carolina man and College Park woman in connection with two crimes involving kidnapping, armed robbery and a rape. Jaquan Lemon, 27, has been charged with one count of rape, two counts of armed robbery and two counts of kidnapping. His alleged accomplice, Tori Riascos, 21, was charged with […]

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High school student fatally shot


DeKalb County police have identified a teen shot and killed on March 2 as 17-year-old Rakwon Reid. Reid was a student at Stephenson High School, according to DeKalb County School District spokesman Quinn Hudson. According to DeKalb County Police Major Stephen Fore, officers responded to a call of a person shot at 722 Shore Drive […]

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Two Bloods members convicted in DeKalb teen’s murder


Two DeKalb County gang members were sentenced to life without parole Feb. 29 after a jury found them guilty of beating and killing a 19-year-old man as a form of gang discipline, according to a news release from the District Attorney’s Office. Ramon Nichols and Marques Nicholson, both high-ranking Bloods members, were found guilty of […]

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Lithonia police chief under investigation

Lithonia police car

Lithonia Police Chief Roosevelt Smith and another officer are under investigation by the city for alleged excessive force on a suspect while in custody. On Feb. 10, Lithonia mayor and city council held a special called executive session to discuss a personnel matter. The city would not elaborate on the specifics of the personnel matter, […]

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