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Woman struck by MARTA bus in DeKalb County

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Authorities are investigating after a woman ran across Memorial Drive in DeKalb County and was struck by a MARTA bus. 

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Police searching for mother missing since April 13

Source: DeKalb County PD Source: DeKalb County PD
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Police in DeKalb County are searching for a missing mother who hasn't been seen since leaving her home on April 13. 

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Man beaten to death at DeKalb County motel

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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A man is dead after being beaten during a fight at a DeKalb County motel early Thursday morning. 

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Former dancers say police were right to raid Chamblee strip club

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A strip club in Chamblee is filing a lawsuit against the city, accusing police of violating their constitutional rights. But former dancers say the business is not as innocent as they claim.

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Man allegedly fires shots at ex-girlfriend, rams her car with his vehicle

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Decatur Police are searching for a man accused of firing shots at his ex-girlfriend and her current boyfriend before ramming the victim's car with his vehicle. 

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Stone Mountain teen fatally shot

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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An 18-year-old male died Saturday afternoon after being shot at a residence in Stone Mountain. The shooting occurred Saturday around 4:30 p.m. at a residence in the 500 block of Old Friar Tuck Lane. 

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Brookhaven cameras scanning license plates of motorists

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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The city of Brookhaven is giving police immediate access to any information connected to the license plate of motorist with strategically placed cameras.

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Crews demolish three-year-old eye sore in minutes

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Like spectators at a sporting event, Amy Medford and her four kids had a front row seat to the action. Funny thing is, it’s no game they’re cheering for.

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Stolen vehicle suspect in custody following police chase

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A man suspected of stealing a car and leading police on a short chase is in custody after officers used a pit maneuver to stop his vehicle. 

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15-year-old arrested for murder of 3-year-old on Easter

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A 15-year-old has been arrested and charged with murder following the fatal shooting of a 3-year-old child on Easter Sunday.

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Convicted felon found guilty for trafficking cocaine

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Darrick Lawrence was sentenced to 16 years and six months with one month credit for time served. He will also face charges in Virginia for conspiracy to commit first-degree murder.

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Police searching for school faculty member last seen on Monday

Source: Doraville PD Source: Doraville PD
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Police in Doraville are looking for a man last seen leaving Curry Honda in Chamblee around 12 p.m. on April 9. 

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Brookhaven Police change nightclub hours to curb crime

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Brookhaven police made the recommendation saying it's a matter of public safety after a study which shows between January and July 2017 they received more than 880 calls from their 10 area clubs and bars.

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Multi-million dollar jet registered to DeKalb County

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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According to the website Flightaware, the multi-million dollar aircraft is equipped with 9-seats and is owned by the Development Authority of Dekalb County. 

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Dunwoody looks back on 20 year anniversary of fatal tornadoes that killed seven

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It was during the early morning hours of April 9, 1998 when an F2 tornado ripped through the area, claiming seven lives in Georgia and leaving a disaster in its path.

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Toddler fatally shot on Easter laid to rest

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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The funeral service for T'Rhigi Diggs will be held at Israel Baptist Church located at 2017 Hosea Williams Blvd., at noon. The toddler was asleep in his mother's SUV when he was fatally shot near Bouldercrest and Eastland.

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Dog lovers worried rescues won't find home, could be euthanized

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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Dog lovers in DeKalb County are worried that rescues will never find a home because they’ll be euthanized. 

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City of Decatur sues state immigration review board

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Attorneys for the City of Decatur filed two lawsuits Wednesday, claiming the state's Immigration Enforcement Review Board is failing to comply with the Georgia Open Records Act and the Georgia Open Meetings Act.

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DeKalb County water billing blunders exposed

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Life is busy at the Stills home in Stone Mountain. In addition to their normal routine, they’ve been dealing with Dekalb County concerning  their water bill for nearly two years.

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Mississippi fugitive captured in DeKalb County

Source: DeKalb County Police Source: DeKalb County Police
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A fugitive who escaped custody in Mississippi is back behind bars after being caught in DeKalb County Monday night. 

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Family of slain mother, advocate speak out about domestic violence

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Latika Bowman says her sister Sharika Bowman was smart, outgoing, and artistic until she met Keitran Foots.

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FBI searching for crooks behind string of metro Atlanta robberies Video included

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The FBI is asking for the public's assistance tracking down the criminals who are behind as many as 18 business robberies, including Waffle House restaurants and banks across metro Atlanta. 

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Fugitive who murdered woman in her driveway captured across state lines

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A fugitive who murdered his girlfriend two days ago, was captured Sunday morning in North Carolina.

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Tenants complain about pest problem at apartment complex

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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On a warm, breezy day in the city of Chamblee, spring has sprung and so have the problems at the Heights at Chamblee apartment homes. 

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Decatur double homicide suspect arrested, stolen vehicle recovered

(Source: Decatur Police Department) (Source: Decatur Police Department)
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Police say a teenager is one of two people killed in DeKalb County early Sunday and the search is ongoing for their accused killed.

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Dekalb Co. approves sewer hook-ups

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Development in Dekalb County is back, just three months after progress had been put on hold.  

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