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Former DeKalb County police officer Manuel Williams has been indicted on three counts of child molestation. File|Patch
Tony Bennett April 19, 2014 at 07:23 am
Kissing a young girl's neck is inappropreate but not molestation. Of course there is propably moreRead More to this story not revealed
Curshawn Bussey, 24, faces a charge of felony impersonating a public officer after he reportedly told Avondale Estates police in city court that he was an Atlanta police officer and formerly a DeKalb County officer. Credit: Screenshot from WSB TV
Octo Slash April 15, 2014 at 08:29 am
The funniest part is that the Avondale cops were probably going to let him off. Notice they didn'tRead More say "Hell no" when he told them he was a cop. Instead, they asked to see his badge. lol
Neighbors say Tami and Jess Willadsen died in a house fire Saturday night on Lakesshore Drive. Credit: Screenshot from Go Fund Me website
Robin Norris April 14, 2014 at 07:36 am
The Avondale Estates community is broken hearted in the aftermath of this tragedy. Please beRead More mindful of how stories spread and take on a life of their own. I don't think anyone knows when or how the fire started...this makes it sound like it started while the guests were there. Facts only is a good way to report.
Big Willy April 14, 2014 at 09:01 am
Sooooo sad :( I feel for this family and pray that god gives you the strength.
Bryan Denney April 15, 2014 at 04:31 pm
My family and I went for a walk Sunday morning in Avondale Estates near Wells and Laredo streets.Read More We saw ashes outside our home and up the street as we walked. I thought they were probably from a bon fire. After learning later in the day about the terrible house fire, I felt a strong feeling of sadness for the family as I saw more ashes throughout our yard. I cannot phantom what the family and their close friends are going through right now. They are in my thoughts.
Pam Hamburg April 16, 2014 at 11:23 am
LOL, and I would never skydive *shudders*.
Marcus Aurelius April 17, 2014 at 07:57 am
But we can get stoned now, makes perfect sense !! You could always just drive like responsibleRead More people and keep your speed safe, there are thousands of people missing limbs or worse wishing they never were involved in a crash by either there own fault or the result of some balloon knot, Thanks for keeping us safe officers
Alicia Murphy April 17, 2014 at 05:26 pm
I just use Waze now can't go wrong this tells you were the cops are and if they are not just say soRead More and it is removed and so many use it especially truck drivers so here to Florida I had no issues great app
Concepcion Cruz of El Salvador is accused of running over two children near the Tucker Walmart. One child died. Credit: Screenshot from WSB TV
Debbie Gathmann April 13, 2014 at 11:00 am
Sad and worrisome--I often see folks standing on the edge of the street over there and worry aboutRead More being so close to traffic. I wish we had a complete street plan there with a buffer zone between the sidewalk and traffic--with the wall at the Wal-mart shopping center, it would be too expensive to retrofit it, now, but maybe the Wal-mart foundation might consider it as a donation.
Al Liram April 14, 2014 at 10:42 am
How conveeeeeeeeenient. He's a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run. He's a foreigner. And the policeRead More don't have him in jail and just happen to be looking the other way while he takes a freekin' plane flight out of Atlanta!!!!!! Please, someone try to convince me that this was not INTENTIONAL. Please try to convince me that the powers that be didn't let him slip out on purpose. Hell, they probably paid for his airfare. What a totally corrupt country.................and it starts at the VERY TOP!
Al Liram April 14, 2014 at 10:44 am
Debbie, no one forced those kids into the street. There is plenty of sidewalk there to accommodateRead More people waiting and crossing in a proper, safe fashion. Just because this scumbag ran after the accident, does not mean he was at fault in the accident. It would've been nice for details of the accident to be furnished in the article, so that we actually knew who was to blame. I know, I know, that would be asking too much of this "journalist". Forget I said it.
Two-year-old Caleb Lindsey died Saturday when he was run over by a driver who fled the scene. Credit: Screenshot from WSB TV
Brian Crowe April 11, 2014 at 03:07 pm
Where has he been identified as being here illegally? "Resident alien" indicates lawfulRead More presence.
Rob Patterson April 11, 2014 at 07:34 pm
complaining to each other about illegal immigration won't accomplish anything. contact your senatorRead More and representative with your thoughts on this matter.
Billy Inman April 11, 2014 at 09:22 pm
The Senators an Representatives don't seem to Care Except Keep Kicking it Around For Decades we needRead More a Little less talk an more Action the man needs CAUGHT May God Bless the Lindsey Family Me Cruz I Hope you Know you're Being Hunted for
A 63-year-old North Carolina man who was kidnapped from his home on Saturday was rescued from a southeast Atlanta apartment complex late Wednesday night. Credit: Patch file
Elizabeth Elizabeth April 11, 2014 at 10:17 am
Lock em up. Throw away the key - we can't allow gang members to terrorize the community.
Edward Brunson April 12, 2014 at 01:00 am
Do you know the difference between us and Scandinavia/Iceland? I would say, but I would be called aRead More racist.
Scott Donald April 14, 2014 at 11:29 am
You're absolutely right: Scandanavia has much stronger gun restrictions than we do, and they haveRead More much less violent crime. Couldn't agree with you more.
ray April 14, 2014 at 05:51 pm
I always suspected that golfers were pedophiles.
Sally Barry April 15, 2014 at 01:24 pm
There aren't enough over-21 ho's to go around? They have to bring in helpless children for the bigRead More macho sports nuts? I will never be able to see ANY sports event without thinking of this. It's everywhere. Why is that?
Chris April 15, 2014 at 01:30 pm
one question: Pay a women for sex its prostitution, put a camera in the room its porn (legal), noteRead More to hookers bring a camera
A Decatur man has been arrested after allegedly showing up for court drunk and fleeing from the courthouse. Credit: Screenshot from WSB TV
brenda April 13, 2014 at 08:27 pm
junk-yard-dog April 14, 2014 at 08:53 am
What I do not understand is ……this guy is in the court room and just got sentenced,Read More and was therefore (or should have been) in the custody of court officers/police ……How the heck did he get away in the first place and why did they not catch him before he got into his truck. Someone needs to take a look at that.
David Weaver April 14, 2014 at 09:11 am
JERRY S. The breath test starter interlock system doesn't really do anu good. I have a sister inRead More law that had one on her car. When she was driving while under the influence she just made her young daughter blow into the devise and " WALA!"
DeKalb County Police have released this surveillance photo of a truck they believe ran over two children near the Tucker Walmart. Credit: Screenshot from WSB TV
wle atlanta II April 8, 2014 at 08:56 pm
--or someone you know suddenly needs rides everywhere because their car [truck] is not available...Read More ==or be on the lookout for abandoned vehicles that happen to be old white toyota tacomas... wle
wle atlanta II April 8, 2014 at 08:56 pm
--or someone you know suddenly needs rides everywhere because their car [truck] is not available...Read More ==or be on the lookout for abandoned vehicles that happen to be old white toyota tacomas... wle
OD April 9, 2014 at 03:47 pm
In certain circles if you get out of your car after having struck someone, you're subject to beRead More killed or at least beaten half to death. Happens all the time. I'd have probably run too, to the nearest police station.
Doraville Detective Robert “Shane” Wilson Credit: Screenshote from WGCL TV
electric123 April 7, 2014 at 10:54 pm
@ Andrea, 3 strike law is only related to 3 felonies in a row, some states only allow of same crimeRead More like burglary, larceny, etc., his guy priors consist of 2 misdemeanors.
E Steele April 14, 2014 at 01:46 pm
We would need to change our culture on Alcohol in order for this to stop totally...we will see itRead More again...
Space Ship April 14, 2014 at 03:21 pm
Road Scholar, please step away from the PC, and leave the comments to the more vitriolic andRead More qualified.
An armed robber and an off-duty police officer traded shots inside the Decatur Waffle House on Covington Highway Sunday. Credit: Screenshot from WSB TV
FSG April 7, 2014 at 06:03 pm
If you're on Covington Highway, the Decatur police will not respond to your traffic accident, norRead More will the Decatur fire department. Decatur sanitation will not pick up your trash. You can't get a Decatur business license or a Decatur building permit. Decatur zoning does not apply nor does Decatur code enforcement. You can't vote for Decatur's mayor or city council. Your kids can't attend Decatur schools. Hell, your dog can't even be in a Decatur dog park. On the plus side, our property taxes are dramatically lower. You do, however get your mail through the Decatur post office, so if the USPS is your standard, then Decatur does extend south and east (and north).
Keith April 7, 2014 at 06:41 pm
FSG then why does that area carry the Decatur name and zip code? Has city leadership commented onRead More the situation or looked at improving that area to more closely resemble the vibe and feel of Decatur?
Ari Meier April 10, 2014 at 11:56 pm
Keith, this is because the USPS assigned these areas Decatur zip codes long ago. Zip codes and cityRead More limits are almost never contiguous. This is quite common. For instance, I work in the city of Sandy Springs, in the city proper, but my zip code is an Atlanta zip code. Although the Sandy Springs police serve us. The reality is that people rarely have issues with this until property values and sense of pride is an issue. This is normal and nothing is wrong with feeling that way. As recent as 40 years ago, these outside the city of Decatur areas were prestigious suburban addresses. Things started socially and economically changing over the years, but the USPS never changed the zip code designations.
Police are looking for the driver of a white truck with a camper on the back that reportedly ran over two small children near the entrance to the Tucker Walmart. File|Patch
Brian Crowe April 6, 2014 at 10:00 am
Yes, that's the one. Happened close to the Wooden Nickel side of the shopping center.
wle atlanta II April 6, 2014 at 10:17 am
awful i ride my bike by there 4-5 days a week wle
Jasmine Mitchell April 7, 2014 at 02:18 pm
I was passing by there when it happened... I can't believe this... How could anyone just drive away.Read More I am heartbroken to hear this. I will be praying for this poor angel's family.... may he rest in peace... and may his family find comfort... and please let them catch this cold-hearted animal that kept driving.
Angela Rabotte, 26, was found dead in a wooded area near Lilburn. Photo submitted by Gwinnett County Police
Omar Monroe April 6, 2014 at 08:40 am
It's so sad that such a beautiful woman & mother, snuffed out by some jealous idiot, this isRead More happening to much these days, people just don't walk away quietly into the sunset anymore.
A DeKalb County 911 dispatcher saved her father's life, and credits the training she received. Her trainer is now up for a national award. Credit: Screenshot from FOX 5
Shawn Bushway April 5, 2014 at 05:12 pm
People Charles made the comment to get attention and instead of ignoring him and talking aboutRead More Crystal Morrow you're giving him the attention he craves even if it's bad attention. He's a troll and you people fell for it.
none of your business April 5, 2014 at 09:32 pm
Charles, You must be a sociopath because you have no feelings whatsoever! I guess your family is notRead More very close.
OnceWasAnnie April 5, 2014 at 11:16 pm
Shawn: You're absolutely right but people like none of your business missed the point and fell rightRead More into Charles' trap. These trolls live for the rise they get out of people by making obviously inflammatory statements. He/She nearly got me until I scrolled down and read your comment. Thanks!
A Duluth man pleaded guilty to a bribery charge in federal court Thursday. File|Patch
Octo Slash April 4, 2014 at 08:42 am
He was busted because Doraville's city staffer's are so diligent and honest. Yeah right. HeRead More probably couldn't come up with enough money to go around so they decided to go ahead and set him up.
Angela Rabotte, 26, had been missing since Saturday. Photo submitted by Gwinnett County Police
clancey April 3, 2014 at 04:43 pm
Lilburn police will lead the investigation...enough said. Nothing will come of it...sad.
Sandra April 4, 2014 at 07:54 am
Prayers for the family of this beautiful lady...
Dionne Miles April 17, 2014 at 02:14 pm
My deepest condolences
Bond has been denied for the Decatur man accused of breaking into several homes while wearing only a cowboy hat. File|Patch
M R Rao April 3, 2014 at 11:37 am
Is it new bond's style to be naked and carry out burglary May be he believes in " less luggageRead More more comfort, makes travel always a pleasure " No bail please
Higgs Boson April 5, 2014 at 09:41 am
There just has to be more to this story than we are being told. The back end of the PrestwickRead More subdivision is pretty far away from Decatur.
Johns Creek Resident April 6, 2014 at 07:03 am
I couldn't agree with you more Hiiggs. This one raises a multitude of red flags. It doesn't pass theRead More smell check for me at all. The neighbor has seen this guy before....at night. He walked into the Davenport house from what it looked like on the video shown on the news like he was familiar with his way around even with several cars in the driveway! Red flag....daughter was picked up a couple months ago with pot.....red flag....I am sure if we are seeing red flags so is the JC police dept. Stay tuned....
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