Wrongful death lawsuit filed by family of man killed by police cruiser

The family of Bernard Moore, who was struck and killed on March 6 by an Atlanta Police cruiser on Metropolitan Parkway, has filed a $5 million wrongful death civil lawsuit against the city, their attorneys announced on May 26.

Carnival trash lingers three days after festival

Three days after DeKalb County’s first Caribbean Carnival brought thousands of paraders and spectators to Decatur, bags of trash still line Covington Highway and sit piled up in the festival village at the Kensington MARTA station.

Police: Teacher let students have sex in class

Quinton Wright, 25, a former coach and teacher at Champion Middle Theme School in Stone Mountain , is charged with four counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor after allegedly allowing students to have sex in a classroom.

District 5 candidates in Tuesday forum

DeKalb voters will have a chance to size up the 10 candidates running for the vacant Board of Commissioners District 5 seat at a candidate forum in the Stonecrest Library on May 26.

Mobile food market tackling DeKalb’s ‘food deserts’

DeKalb residents who lack convenient access to fresh fruits and vegetables can now get it from a mobile farmers market.

Green gets acquainted with School District stakeholders

Dr. Stephen Green, the sole finalist for DeKalb Schools superintendent, got acquainted with parents, school officials, and stakeholders during a May 19-21 visit to the district he is scheduled to lead beginning July 1.

Light at the end of Candler Road tunnel

Commuters and business owners along Candler Road who have been frustrated by protracted road work between I-20 and Memorial Drive may soon get relief as a two-year, $7.1 million underground water and gas line replacement project nears completion and a ...

3 former Watershed workers get jail time for theft of overtime pay

Three former DeKalb Watershed Department employees Cynthia Hall, Jarvis Foster and Anthony Lee charged with bilking the county out of thousands of dollars in fraudulent overtime pay were sentenced to 15 years in jail.

District 5 race lures 10 candidates for June 16 special election

Ten candidates are vying for the DeKalb County District 5 Commission seat in the June 16 special election.

Former DeKalb principal takes plea deal in CRCT cheating

Former Cedar Grove Middle School principal Agnes Flanagan pleaded guilty May 20 to cheating on the CRCT test and got five years probation.

Ten candidates qualify to run for District 5 seat

Ten candidates have qualified for in the June 16 Special Election to fill the open District 5 seat on the DeKalb Board of Commissioners, which was held by Lee May before he was appointed DeKalb's interim CEO in 2013.

Reid, Pope sent back to finish serving time in corruption case

Patricia Reid and her ex-husband, Tony Pope, are back in prison.

Tie-breaker vote releases $39.4 million for infrastructure projects

DeKalb interim CEO Lee May cast the tie-breaking vote on $39.4 million infrastructure projects.

Lithonia to discuss housing proposal

Lithonia stakeholders can learn more about a proposed housing development for the Lithonia Plaza on May 18 at City Hall.

‘Pothole Palooza’ celebrates road repairs

DeKalb’s Roads & Drainage Division has repaired more than 1,500 potholes since the year started and almost 700 in April.