Schools Launch Anti-Harassment Training ProgramU.S. Department of Justice officials say the DeKalb County School District is launching an anti-harassment training programs for all students and staff.
Man Gets 20 Years For Gun Battle With Police At School A gunman who was persuaded by a bookkeeper to surrender during a 2013 gun battle with police at a school near Atlanta pleaded guilty to multiple charges Tuesday and was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Samurai Swords Found Where Elderly Couple Was Stabbed To DeathPolice say they found samurai swords in a search of the home where a 73-year-old woman and her 75-year-old husband were stabbed to death.
Judge Denies New Trial In Shooting Outside School A judge has denied a request for a new trial from a man found guilty but mentally ill in a fatal shooting outside a suburban Atlanta preschool.
Man Gets 30 Years In Shooting Of Atlanta Officer A 21-year-old man has pleaded guilty to attempted murder in the shooting of an Atlanta police officer nearly two years ago.
Decatur May Replace Parking Meters
Ga. Immigrant Students Seeking In-State Tuition
Former Georgia Teacher Gets Life Sentences A former DeKalb County teacher has been sentenced to three consecutive life terms plus 10 years for molesting teen boys.
Father Who Encouraged Daughter To Fight In Video Posted To YouTube Sentenced A man who was recorded encouraging his 12-year-old daughter to fight a 14-year-old girl in a video that was uploaded to YouTube has been sentenced to 24 months in jail.
Navy Yard Shooting Suspect Was Cited In Georgia Court records show that a former Navy reservist who police say gunned down 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard was thrown out of a metro Atlanta nightclub five years ago and cited for disorderly conduct.
Brother: Ga. School Shooter Changed As A Teen The 20-year-old man who police say went to an Atlanta-area school heavily armed and exchanged gunfire with officers before surrendering was a normal kid growing up, but began to change as a teenager and engage in behavior that was threatening to others, his brother said.
School Employee Helped Avert Tragedy In Standoff The 911 tapes from a frightening standoff and shooting at an Atlanta-area school show how a school employee's calm demeanor and kind approach helped end the ordeal without any injuries.