DeKalb Officer arrested after providing inmate with cell phone


    A DeKalb County Sheriff’s Detention Officer was fired after being arrested for providing a cellphone to an inmate at the DeKalb County Jail while on duty.   The officer, Malik Landers, 21, was released on bond after being arrested when he reported for duty Jan. 5.   The DeKalb Sheriff’s Office of Professional […]

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Couple charged with murder in death of baby


A mother and her boyfriend were charged with murder in the death of an 8-month-old baby. Shavone Whitehead and Edward Wilson have been in the DeKalb County jail since Aug. 2, a day before 8-month-old Kamonine Whitehead, who was not breathing and had visible bruises, was taken to Egleston Children’s Hospital. The baby died Aug. […]

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Arrests made in Tucker fatal shooting


Two suspects are behind bars for the shooting death of 33-year-old Aromsuk Somohot. DeKalb County police announced Sept. 14 that 23-year-old Jarvis Stanford and 20-year-old Imani Burns were arrested and charged with murder and armed robbery. According to police, Somohot was leaving the Mai Thai restaurant off Hugh Howell Road in Tucker on Sept. 10 when […]

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Source: volunteer coach had full access to school building


A former McNair High School volunteer coach, who is accused of sexually assaulting a student, had full access to the building, according to an anonymous source. Ronald Wright was arrested Aug. 24 on charges of cruelty to children and sexual battery for allegedly having inappropriate contact with a female student at the school. Wright was […]

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McNair volunteer coach accused of sexually assaulting student


  A former McNair High School volunteer football coach has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a female student. The coach, Ronald Wright, was dismissed from the school on Aug. 22, the DeKalb County School District said in a released statement. “We take very seriously all allegations of improper or inappropriate behavior towards students.  The health […]

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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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