Monday Aug 11
Four gang members indicted in multiple murders
Four gang members have been indicted on charges stemming from a series of violent murders back in May. The DeKalb County District Attorney's Office announced on Monday that Oslushla Smith, Kemontay Cullins, Cutrez Johnson and Kayla Dixon have been indicted on various murder and aggravated assault charges.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Iraqis who aided U.S. military seek to resettle here amid new violence
Terrorists sought to kidnap and kill Hadi Lazim when he served as an interpreter for the U.S. military in Baghdad during the war in Iraq.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
At the height of the Lumpkin County gold rush, people from all over the country were coming to North Georgia to pursue their personal fortune.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
DeKalb County Schools partner with Police to stop copper thefts at local schools
DeKalb County Schools and DeKalb County Police are teaming up to stop the expensive crime of stealing copper from Stone Mountain schools..
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Muralist Phillip Parker transforms DeKalb schools into works of art
If you've walked through the halls of a DeKalb County Public School recently, you likely have seen murals of mascots and more that were painted by local artist Phillip Parker.
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Aug 8, 2014,
School district crews had to scramble to install temporary coolers so that children can return to school on Aug. 11. As schools prepare to open Aug. 11 for the new school year, officials say copper thieves have cost the district $800,000 and are threatening its ability to teach.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
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DeKalb is one step closer to filling vacant District 5 seat
"The citizen panel has sent in their recommendations and we should be able to make a nomination to the Board of Commissioners within the third week of August, if not sooner," Interim CEO May said.
Ga. police, school officials confront copper theft
Police said in a statement thieves that have targeted 16 buildings have cost the district about $800,000 in damage this year and police are planning to announce a details of a strategy to deal with the crimes on Tuesday at Stephenson Middle School in Stone Mountain.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Newport police: Man accused of biting wife's lip
Newport police say a Georgia man has been charged with assault after biting his wife's lip, partially severing it.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Dad Says New Medical Marijuana Bill Isn't Enough
Earlier this week, Congressman Scott Perry, R - Pennsylvania, filed a bill that would remove therapeutic hemp and cannabidiol, also known as CBD, from the definition of marijuana under federal law.
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Voices of Faith's 50+ Ministry awards scholarships to college-bound students
A future physical therapist, architect, civil engineer and global neonatal nurse are getting a helping hand with college, thanks the 50+ Ministry at Voices of Faith Ministries, whose main campus is in Stone Mountain.
RIP: 'Dutch' Van Kirk, Last Surviving Member of the Enola Gay Crew
Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk, the last surviving member of the B-29 bomber Enola Gay which dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, passed away in Stone Mountain, Georgia, on Monday, July 28. "We were the Three Musketeers, Tom Ferebee, 'Dutch' Van Kirk, and I," said pilot and mission commander Paul Tibbets.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Theodore 'Dutch' VanKirk, last Enola Gay crew member, dies
The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima once said he thought the bombing was necessary because it shortened the war and eliminated the need for an Allied land invasion that could have cost more lives on both sides.
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First Slice 7/30/14: Braves to announce development team for mixed-use complex near stadium
Atlanta Braves officials are soon expected to reveal the developers who will help build the $400-million mixed-use project adjacent to the team's proposed stadium in Cobb County.
Last surviving crewmember of Enola Gay dies
The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima has died in Georgia.
Last crew member that dropped atomic bomb on Hiroshima dies
Last crew member who dropped atomic bomb on Hiroshima dies The last member of the Enola Gay crew, a Georgia man who lived in Stone Mountain, has passed away.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Last Enola Gay crewman dies
Nearly 69 years ago, Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk navigated a U.S. B-29 Superfortress called the Enola Gay over Hiroshima, Japan, on a sunny August day.
Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia
Theodore VanKirk, also known as "Dutch," died Monday of natural causes at the retirement home where he lived in Stone Mountain, Georgia, his son Tom VanKirk said.
Childish Gambino Mans Up, Declares Himself 'The Best Rapper' Alive
Better known to some as Donald Glover, the multitalented entertainer called out Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q during a show in Sydney.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Police Report - 7-26-14; A man told police someone threw a brick through his car window.
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies.