29, Jul 2014 - Runoff recap: Perdue to face Nunn, Tea Party wins big, Mann keeps DeKalb Sheriffâ€™s post
In an election marked by abysmal voter turnout, Georgiaâ€™s primary runoff races went down to the wire last night. In many cases, political newcomers claimed victory over established politicians in some of the stateâ€™s most high-profile races.â€¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
13, Jun 2014 - Ga. congressman fighting for job in primary race
Georgia voters will need to decide five hotly contested races for Congress in the upcoming primary elections. U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson of Lithonia will lose his job Tuesday if he can't overcome a Democratic primary challenge from former DeKalb County Sheriff Tom Brown in metro Atlanta's 4th District. Brown had a slight edge with more money in the bank than the four-term congressman as of April 30 ...
22, Apr 2014 - Georgia fugitive arrested in Henagar
A fugitive wanted in Georgia was arrested in DeKalb County after the DeKalb County Sheriffâ€™s Office was contacted by the United States Marshals Service.
01, May 2013 - GA high court upholds conviction for former deputy
ATLANTA (AP) â€” Georgia's highest court has upheld the convictions of a former sheriff's deputy in the killings of his wife and a day laborer he had hired. Former DeKalb County sheriff's deputy Derrick Yancey was convicted in 2010. Yancey told authorities he shot Marcial Puluc in self-defense in June 2008. Yancey said the Guatemalan day laborer had shot his wife, Lynda Yancey, while stealing ...
22, Apr 2013 - DeKalb cop accused in Cumming incident could lose certification
CUMMING (AP) -- The Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council is looking to suspend certification for a police accused of pulling a gun on a customer in a McDonalds drive-thrush Cumming.
21, Apr 2013 - Sgt. Scott Biumi Pulls Gun on Driver in McDonald's Drive-Thru (Video)
Off-duty Police Detective Sgt. Scott Biumi has been accused of pulling his gun on customer Ryan Mash in a McDonald's drive-thru lane in Forsyth County, Georgia (video below). Sgt. Biumi allegedly aimed his gun at Mash for taking too long to pick up his food, reports 11 Alive News . Sgt. Biumi, of the DeKalb County Police Department, was subsequently charged with felony aggravated assault. "He ...
17, Apr 2013 - Raids across 37 counties target child predators
DeKalb County police officers remove evidence from a Lithonia home during a crackdown on child porn suspects. Agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are mapping out targets in Operation Guarding Innocence at GBI headquarters.