A gunman who was persuaded by a bookkeeper to surrender during a 2013 gun battle with police at a school near Atlanta pleaded guilty to multiple charges Tuesday and was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
President Barack Obama said the U.S. response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is the “largest international response in the history of the Centers for Disease Control."
The trial of suspended DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis got under way this morning with his defense team seeking to quash the testimony of Nina Hall, Ellis’ former secretary.
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President Barack Obama will be in Atlanta Tuesday for a briefing at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa and the respiratory illness that has sickened children across the United States.
The 16-person jury and alternates will begin hearing the case against suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis who is accused of strong-arming county contractors for campaign donations on Sept. 16.
A Stone Mountain woman was sentenced on Sept. 11 to life in prison after pleading guilty in the suffocation murder of her young daughter at their apartment in the Landmark at Mountain View complex on Wood Creek Drive.
A jury that was seated on Sept. 12 in the corruption trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis will begin hearing testimony Tuesday.
On the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States, DeKalb Police, firefighters and residents remembered the victims in a solemn ceremony devoid of spoken words.
A day of inspiration, celebration and healing will take place on Sept. 20 at Stonecrest Library in Lithonia.
For the first four weeks of the new school year, Anthony Owens was in Felecia Thomas’ fourth-grade class with 18 other students at Wynbrooke Theme School.
First lady Michelle Obama kicked off her “Reach Higher” education initiative at Atlanta’s historic Booker T. Washington High School on Sept. 8 with a rousing call to action for students.
Thirty student photographers and potters from the Lou Walker Senior Center are showcasing their work at a two-week exhibit under way at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center in Decatur.
The jury of 12 men and women who will decide the fate of suspended DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis was expected to be seated by Sept. 12.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author, journalist and historian Garry Wills will present a public lecture on “Government and the Arts” on Sept. 18 at Emory University.
Author, playwright and journalist Penny Mickelbury will discuss the Southern interracial saga “Belle City: A Novel” on Sept. 17 at the Decatur Library.
Licensed neuromuscular therapist Safiyah Walcott will discuss the ancient healing method of massage on Sept. 20 at Stonecrest Library in Lithonia.
Emory University Hospital is treating its third Ebola patient who was admitted on Sept. 9.
Faculty, staff and students can now engage in healthy choices to nourish their mind, body and spirit with Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s “Be ACTive” initiative.
For the first time in DeKalb, early voters will be able to cast ballots on a Sunday for the Nov. 4 general election.