31, Mar 2015 - Dekalb, GA Supporters hold vigil for woman set to be executed
A group trying to stop the execution of the only woman on Georgia’s death row will present petitions with more than 20,000 signatures to the governor Monday morning. Kelly Gissendaner, 46, is scheduled to die by lethal injection Monday night. The group told Channel 2’s Berndt Petersen they will try to meet the governor in person to deliver the petitions. More than 200 people packed Emory ...
30, Mar 2015 - Dekalb, GA 1 of 2 accused in construction scandal to return to jail
At least one of the people convicted in a DeKalb County Schools construction scandal last year, will return to jail. According to a ruling Wednesday by the Georgia Court of Appeals, Tony Pope and his ex-wife Patricia Reid, who served as chief operating officer for DeKalb Schools, should not have been granted new trials. In November, Judge Cynthia Becker overturned Reid and Pope’s convictions and ...
12, Oct 2014 - Local strip club loses in state Supreme Court
The Georgia Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that Brookhaven’s Sexually Oriented Business ordinance does not unconstitutionally infringe upon Pink Pony’s free speech rights and the city was not bound by a 2001 settlement agreement between the club and DeKalb County.
12, Oct 2014 - Court rules for Brookhaven in strip club fight
Georgia's highest court has ruled a city can ban adult entertainment businesses that sell alcohol. In a unanimous opinion published Monday, the Georgia Supreme Court upheld a DeKalb County court's dismissal of a lawsuit filed against Brookhaven by the Pink Pony strip club.
11, Oct 2014 - Dekalb, GA Former Ga. state senator to be freed from custody
A former state senator from Georgia will be released from the custody of the federal prison system.
11, Oct 2014 - Pink Pony's case against Brookhaven dismissed by Georgia Supreme Court; city can ban adult busi
The Georgia Supreme Court today delivered bad news to the Pink Pony and countless wide-eyed conventioneers today by siding with a lower court in the strip club's legal battle against Brookhaven. The state's high court unanimously upheld a DeKalb County's court decision to dismiss the Pink Pony's lawsuit against the city, thereby giving Brookhaven the right to ban adult businesses that sell ...
11, Oct 2014 - Dekalb, GA Judge changes ruling on north Ga. man banished to Ware County
ATLANTA (AP) – A Georgia man who fired a gun at a home and was later banished from most of the state can live with his mother, but is not al…
10, Oct 2014 - Dekalb, GA Georgia man sentenced to 20 years in 2013 school shooting
By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - A man who fired an AK-47 in a suburban Atlanta elementary school in 2013 before a school clerk convinced him to put his gun down and turn himself in pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Tuesday. Michael Brandon Hill, 21, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and other charges and received a 40-year sentence, half of which he will be able ...
10, Oct 2014 - Dekalb, GA Is Angela Coates The New Jeremy Meeks? Mugshot Of Former 'Jet' Beauty Goes Viral
Is Angela Coates the new Jeremy Meeks? The 22-year-old’s mug shot has gone viral after the former Jet “Beauty of the Week” was arrested in Dekalb County, Georgia, last month for disorderly conduct. With a bail set at $360, many fans on social media offered to pay her legal fee simply because she is so attractive. Angela Coates mugshot gets Male admirers trooling,some even offered to pay her bail ...
08, Oct 2014 - Man pleads guilty in investment scam that included DeKalb megachurch
A man who targeted church groups across Georgia pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to defrauding hundreds of victims of their retirement savings.
03, Apr 2014 - Ga. high court disbars former congresswoman
ATLANTA (AP) The Georgia Supreme Court has disbarred a former U.S. representative who previously served as a state court judge in DeKalb County. In a 4-to-2 decision published Friday, the high court concluded Denise Majette violated the Rules of Professional Conduct.
02, Apr 2014 - Ga. high court disbars former US representative
The Georgia Supreme Court has disbarred a former U.S. representative who previously served as a state court judge in DeKalb County.