DeKalb County News | Georgia - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Top Stories

Student told to change 'Fake News Network' shirt while touring CNN

Updated:

A metro Atlanta student was forced to change his shirt during a school field trip. The shirt had the words "Fake News Network" written on it, and the field trip was a tour of CNN. Peachtree Charter Middle School.

More>>

Fire breaks out at abandoned apartment complex

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
Updated:

Crews are on the scene of a fire at an abandoned apartment complex in DeKalb County. 

More>>

BETTER CALL HARRY

Tucker residents say church is violating noise ordinance Video included

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
Updated:

People living in Tucker say the Holy Cross church is violating a noise ordinance. Holy Cross Catholic Church calls its congregation to prayer with nothing but bells for 15 minutes.

More>>

Postal inspectors arrive to examine, correct Atlanta's late mail delivery Video included

Mail delivery after dark in Doraville (WGCL) Mail delivery after dark in Doraville (WGCL)
Updated:

Every night for the past week, CBS46 randomly checked in a different zip code, and each neighborhood we observed, we saw the same thing: postal employees are working well into the night, delivering your mail after dark.

More>>

Alcohol serving times could get shorter in DeKalb County

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
Updated:

A proposed ordinance in DeKalb County would force certain bars and restaurants who serve alcohol to have an earlier cut-off time. 

More>>

Georgia Tech student struck by vehicle while walking across interstate

Updated:

 Authorities say 19-year-old Kaden Brown was attempting to cross the interstate when he was struck by an SUV around 11 p.m. Nov. 10.

More>>

Officials: Fire caused by woman heating apartment with stove

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
Updated:

Early Sunday morning, fire crews were called to the Peachcrest Apartments in DeKalb County after a woman was trying to hear her apartment with her stove. 

More>>

Fire erupts as woman tries to warm her apartment

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
Updated:

A mother in DeKalb County was trying to warm her apartment by opening her oven door, however things took a turn for the worse when she nearly burned down the apartment.

More>>

Students in local drumline prove they are the "new kings on the block" performing during Atlanta Falcons game

(Source: Corey Lowe/Martin Luther King Jr. High School) (Source: Corey Lowe/Martin Luther King Jr. High School)
Updated:

 This season the drumline at Martin Luther King Jr. High School was named the official drumline to perform during halftime at home games for the “Dirty Birds.”

More>>

Families displaced, dogs killed after apartment fire in DeKalb County Video included

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
Updated:

Officials say more than 20 people were displaced Friday after a fire at an apartment complex in DeKalb County. 

More>>

Shelter stops labeling dogs by their breed

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
Updated:

There's a big change at an animal shelter that's no longer labeling dogs by their breed. Recent research shows that dogs labeled as pit bulls stayed in shelters longer.

More>>

DeKalb County woman is Georgia's only transgender elected official

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
Updated:

A woman from DeKalb County made history on Election Day after she was voted in as Doraville's first transgender city councilwoman. 

More>>

Man dies after being shot in the head

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
Updated:

A man is dead after being shot in the head outside a DeKalb County apartment complex Thursday night.

More>>

EXCLUSIVE

County commissioner speaks out after being accused of acting inappropriately with former staffer

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
Updated:

A DeKalb County commissioner is speaking out for the first time since officials say he violated the county's sexual harassment policy. 

More>>

Pedestrian struck and killed in fatal crash

Photo source: WGCL Photo source: WGCL
Updated:

The eastbound lanes of I-20 were closed early Thursday morning after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle. 

More>>

Thousands of dollars worth of cigarettes lifted from delivery truck

Source: Dunwoody Police Source: Dunwoody Police
Updated:

Police are searching for two suspects accused of stealing over $8,000 worth of cigarettes off of a delivery truck in Dunwoody. 

More>>

Suspects rob man, carjack woman at gas station

Source: YouTube Source: YouTube
Updated:

Police are looking for multiple suspects accused of robbing a man and then immediately carjacking a woman at an Atlanta gas station on Tuesday. 

More>>

Watershed management employee carjacked following shooting

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
Updated:

A suspect in a shooting is accused of carjacking a DeKalb County Watershed Management employee, according to authorities. 

More>>

Eminent Domain order saves Decatur's Dearborn Park from development Video included

Decatur spares Dearborn Park from being torn apart by development Decatur spares Dearborn Park from being torn apart by development
Updated:

Decatur is using the real estate equivalent of a "nuclear option" to prevent trees from getting cut down near Dearborn Park

More>>

Suspect who allegedly fired shots at officer in police custody

Source: DeKalb County Police Source: DeKalb County Police
Updated:

A SWAT team was deployed to an area of DeKalb County as police worked to detain a suspect that allegedly shot at an officer early Tuesday morning.

More>>

MARTA wants to expand rail line from Indian Creek to Stonecrest

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
Updated:

MARTA is turning to the federal government for big bucks on rail expansion and it involves expanding lines in DeKalb County. 

More>>

TRAFFIC ALERT

Crews free trapped passenger in vehicle during crash

Source: GDOT Source: GDOT
Updated:

Crews were forced to free a person who was entrapped inside a stolen vehicle that crashed in DeKalb County early Monday morning.

More>>

Recordings released after commissioner accused of sexual harassment

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
Updated:

There is new evidence against a DeKalb County commissioner accused of sexual harassment. For the first time, audio recordings were released only to CBS46 of the commissioner engaging with his former subordinate.

More>>

Teen shot in stomach dies at hospital

Photo source: WGCL Photo source: WGCL
Updated:

Police are trying to figure out what happened after a teen was fatally shot in the stomach on Wednesday. 

More>>

How to prevent post-Halloween belly aches

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
Updated:

Health experts have a warning for parents:  Those Halloween treats are full of tricks!

More>>

DeKalb Co. Commissioner violated sexual harassment policy, ordered to attend training

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
Updated:

A sexual harassment investigation into a DeKalb County Commissioner Gregory Adams finds that the elected official violated the county’s sexual harassment policy and needs to undergo training.

More>>

Man indicted for murdering and hiding his grandmother's body

Updated:

The grandson of Millicent Williams, a 78-year-old whose body was found in a wooded area near I-20, has been indicted and accused of killing and hiding her body.

More>>

Woman shot, killed on I-20 in DeKalb County Video included

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
Updated:

Police say a 21-year-old woman was shot and killed by another passenger in a car on I-20 and Wesley Chapel Road in DeKalb County Thursday. 

More>>

Man critically injured in DeKalb County triple shooting

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
Updated:

A man is hospitalized in critical condition, one of three people struck in a triple shooting in DeKalb County Wednesday night. 

More>>

Powered by Frankly