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Holiday cookout turns into huge house fire

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Officials with the DeKalb Fire and Rescue said a BBQ grill is to blame for a fire that damaged a home in Decatur Saturday afternoon.

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Man fatally injured while cutting down trees

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According to officials, crews responded to a tree call in the 2700 block of Bel Air Circle in Doraville. 

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Double shooting at apartment complex in DeKalb County

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Two victims were transported to the in critical condition following a double shooting at an apartment complex in DeKalb County. 

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Dunwoody proposes ramp to help ease traffic Video included

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The City of Dunwoody wants to help ease up congestion on Ashford-Dunwoody Road near Perimeter Mall. People living and working in the area face it daily.

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Armed robbery at closed Decatur restaurant

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Police are looking for two men they say robbed a the Pinewood Restaurant early Friday morning. 

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DeKalb County Firefighters Union posts online plea for pay raises

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The union representing DeKalb’s firefighters posted a video on YouTube saying the department is “struggling.” 

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Several displaced following DeKalb County apartment fire

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Several people are scrambling to find a new place to live after an early morning fire at a DeKalb County apartment complex Thursday morning. 

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Political sign vandals caught on camera

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Jessica Killingsworth could not believe it when her home surveillance camera in Doraville captured a woman pulling up a political sign in her front yard and trashing it.

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Traffic calming measures come to Dunwoody neighborhood Video included

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The City of Dunwoody found nearly 15 percent of drivers were driving well over the listed 25 mile per hour speed limit. Seventy-three percent of the neighbors petitioned the city to make changes to slow drivers down. 

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Employees involved in fight at Stone Mountain Middle School arrested, to be terminated

Milan Ethridge and Brittany Randolph-Johnson were arrested for their involvement in a fight during a class at Stone Mountain Middle School. Milan Ethridge and Brittany Randolph-Johnson were arrested for their involvement in a fight during a class at Stone Mountain Middle School.
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The teacher and paraprofessional involved in a fight in front of students at Stone Mountain Middle School have been arrested and will be terminated by the district.

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2 shot after argument in Chamblee

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Police say two people were shot late Tuesday after an argument in Chamblee.

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One dead, two critically injured in DeKalb County crash

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One person is dead and two others are critically injured following a fatal crash in DeKalb County early Saturday morning. 

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Officers arrest jail services worker for smuggling drugs to inmates

Officials arrested jail services worker Corderius Farley, 19, after being accused of smuggling drugs to inmates in a DeKalb facility. Officials arrested jail services worker Corderius Farley, 19, after being accused of smuggling drugs to inmates in a DeKalb facility.
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DeKalb County Jail officials have arrested a jail services worker accused of collaborating with an inmate to get contraband inside the facility on Memorial Drive in Decatur, Georgia.

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Police: Woman poses as employee, steals $11,000 worth of iPhones

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Police say they're looking for a woman who is accused of posing as an employee and stealing more than $11,000 worth of iPhones from a metro Atlanta Target.

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DeKalb County CEO announces plan to improve infrastructure

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DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond announced a plan to improve the county's infrastructure.

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Traffic congestion costs Georgia truckers

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According to the American Transportation Research Institute truck drivers in Fulton county are delayed on I-75 more than 613,000 hours. I-85 has more than 418,000 hours. I-285 is the lowest with more than 190,000 hours delayed.

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Three supervisors fired following 10-year-old drowning death

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Three supervisors with the Department of Family and Children Services have been fired after a 10-year-old was drowned by his stepfather in DeKalb County. 

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DeKalb Sheriff seeks to fight investigation order from Governor

Sheriff Jeffrey Mann. (SOURCE: Twitter) Sheriff Jeffrey Mann. (SOURCE: Twitter)
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The DeKalb County Sheriff's office said they'll hold a press conference at 2 p.m. regarding the charges against the county's top cop, Jeffrey Mann. 

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Deal appoints special committee to investigate charges against DeKalb sheriff Video included

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Governor Nathan Deal will appoint a committee to investigate the indecency charges against DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey Mann after his arrest.

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Man found dead in car along highway in DeKalb County

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Police in DeKalb County are investigating after a body was found inside a car along I-85 near Shallowford Road. 

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DeKalb County sheriff arrested for indecency at Atlanta park Video included

Jeffrey Man, the DeKalb County sheriff in his official photo. Atlanta Police arrested Mann over the weekend of May 7, 2017. (SOURCE: Facebook) Jeffrey Man, the DeKalb County sheriff in his official photo. Atlanta Police arrested Mann over the weekend of May 7, 2017. (SOURCE: Facebook)
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Atlanta Police arrested Jeffrey Mann, the DeKalb County Sheriff, on public indecency charges, Saturday night. 

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Father charged with murder after allegedly drowning adopted son

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A DeKalb County man is charged with murder after police say he drowned his 10 year-old adopted son.

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Taxi driver carjacked, shot in the face

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A taxi cab driver was carjacked and shot in the face early Tuesday morning.

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9 principals to be removed from struggling DeKalb County schools

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Nine DeKalb County elementary school principals will be removed after students at their facilities tested in the bottom 10 percent statewide.

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Man arrested as crews battle 2 alarm apartment fire in DeKalb County

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DeKalb County fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of a two alarm apartment fire that broke out in Brookhaven late Saturday night.

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Hundreds of United Methodist Churches take up Mother's Day offering for seniors

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On this Mother's Day, some moms at the Wesley Woods Senior Living community in DeKalb County are worried about running out of retirement money.

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Oprah Winfrey speaks at school commencement in Decatur Video included

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Global icon Oprah Winfrey was in Decatur Saturday morning, delivering a commencement speech to graduates at Agnes Scott College.

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Man arrested for punching puppy, dragging it back to his vehicle

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A disturbing video has surfaced that shows a DeKalb County man walking up to a woman holding a puppy and striking it in the head and dragging it back to his vehicle.

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New trial date set for woman accused in murder of ex-fiancé in 2013

Victoria Rickman, accused of murder. (SOURCE: Change.org Petition.) Victoria Rickman, accused of murder. (SOURCE: Change.org Petition.)
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For more than 3 years, Victoria Rickman has been sitting in the Dekalb County jail, charged with the murder of her ex-fiance William Carter, Jr. 

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Several displaced following fire at DeKalb County condo complex

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Fire has displaced several residents of a condominium complex that some call the worst neighborhood in the United States.

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