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Several people injured after deck collapses in Conyers
Conyers, GA (CBS46) Several people are recovering from injuries after a deck they were standing on came crashing down Saturday. The incident happened around 4:30 p.m. at a home in Conyers.
DeKalb teacher stole 9-year-old student’s violin to pay $700 ticket, police say
A DeKalb County teacher allegedly admitted to stealing a 9-year-old student’s violin to pay for a $700 ticket, police said. Brockett Elementary School teacher Kalif Jones, 21, of Stone Mountain, stole the student’s violin, which is valued at $750, while the students were eating lunch in the cafeteri
Rockdale deck collapses as 15 family members take photo; 2 flown to Grady
Two people where airlifted to an Atlanta hospital Saturday after a deck collapsed at a home in Conyers, and several other people suffered injuries requiring transport to area medical centers, Rockdale County Fire-Rescue Chief Dan Morgan told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
WATCH: Jamal Bryant Preaches Second Message as Senior Pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church
Jamal Harrison Bryant delivered his second message as senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, GA, on Sunday, December 16th. Watch the entire service below.
Fallen DeKalb Police officer remembered as genuine, family man during visitation
Family, friends and fellow officers showed an outpouring of support and love for a fallen DeKalb County Police officer, Sunday, during a visitation for the rookie cop. Edgar Flores died Thursday, Dec. 13 after a traffic stop turned violent. The 24-year-old, who had only been with the department for
DeKalb K-9 released from pet hospital after being shot in head, losing eye
A DeKalb County police dog, who was shot in the head while hunting down a suspect accused of shooting and killing a DeKalb officer, has been released from a veterinary hospital, police said.
5 New Homes For Sale In The Stone Mountain-Lithonia Area
STONE MOUNTAIN-LITHONIA, GA — On the hunt for a new house nearby, but tired of looking through the same old real-estate listings over and over? Fear not! To keep you in the game, we've got the latest batch of new listings nearby.
Drunk school teacher swims underwater and bites 14-year-old girl's butt while she plays water volleyball
In a shocking incident, a former middle school teacher is about to serve 30 days in jail and four years on probation after he got drunk, swam underwater, and ended up biting a 14-year-old girl on her buttocks.
Funeral procession takes place for officer killed in the line of duty
DeKalb County, GA (CBS46) Officers from all over metro Atlanta lined up their cruisers and motorcycles in front of the DeKalb County Medical Examiner’s Office on Saturday to pay their respects to an officer killed in the line of duty.
GBI: Woman wanted in Conyers deadly stabbing hurt in police shootout in South Georgia
A search for a Rockdale County homicide suspect Monday afternoon ended in a shootout with deputies in South Georgia, authorities said. Joyce Marie Lewis-Pelzer, 42, was injured after shots were fired toward Crisp County deputies, and the deputies returned fire, according to the GBI. She was taken to
Rockdale Water Resources has new director
CONYERS – The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved Angie Luna as Rockdale County’s new director of Rockdale Water Resources at its Dec. 11 meeting. Luna will succeed Dr. Terry Gibbs, who had been director for the past 15 months. Gibbs worked for the county on a contract basis
Georgia Police Officer Shot and Killed at Traffic Stop was Engaged and Days Away from 25th Birthday
A DeKalb County officer killed in the line of duty Thursday was a rookie cop who had been with the department a little over a year. Edgar Isidro Flores, 24, took gunfire while pursuing a man who ran from a traffic stop on Candler Road near I-20 about 5 p.m., according to police. He was shot multiple
Fallen DeKalb police officer gets a final escort home
Law enforcement officers from across metro Atlanta gave the body of fallen DeKalb County police Officer Edgar Isidro Flores an escort Saturday to his home county of Habersham. The procession from DeKalb County began at 10 a.m. Flores' body was taken to a funeral home. Services are pending.
Deputies: 2 hospitalized in deck collapse in Rockdale County
CONYERS, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Two people were hospitalized after Rockdale County deputies said a deck collapsed Saturday evening. The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office and emergency responders were called out to a home along Lake Sorrento Drive near Conyers around 5 p.m.
Georgia teacher admits to biting teen girl’s butt while in pool: offered cop $200 bribe
Jonathan William Herbert a Dacula, Georgia, Gwinnett County middle school teacher reaches plea deal after biting 14 year old girl’s butt in swimming pool. A former Gwinnett County middle school teacher has pleaded guilty to biting a 14-year-old teenage girl’s butt as she played water volleyball duri
Anderson, Hill anchor Rockdale County in fifth place finish at Buford Takedown Invitational
BUFORD — Rockdale County entered Buford High School’s Takedown Sportswear Invitational, a 30-team tournament and left with a fifth-place finish after recording 154.5 points.
Fallen Georgia officer was shot repeatedly; wounded police dog 'stable'
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia police officer gunned down after a traffic stop and foot chase east of Atlanta was shot multiple times by an assailant who also opened fire on a police dog named Indi, who is in stable condition, state officials said Friday afternoon.
Hundreds expected to line streets for fallen DeKalb County officer
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Law enforcement personnel across metro Atlanta are preparing to honor a DeKalb County police officer killed in the line of duty. In just a few hours, a procession will escort the body of DeKalb County Officer Edgar Flores from DeKalb County to his home in Habersham County.
GBI releases new details into shooting death of DeKalb officer
DeKalb County, GA (CBS46) Friday, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation shared new details about the traffic stop and the suspect that caused the death of DeKalb County Police Officer Edger Flores.
DeKalb officer killed by suspect running from traffic stop, chief says
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A DeKalb County police officer who had been with the department for less than two years was killed in the line of duty Thursday night following what turned into a violent traffic stop.