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A man armed with a knife was shot and killed by DeKalb County police officers early Sunday morning.

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Teacher layoffs that loomed large last month in DeKalb County seem increasingly unlikely. The rate of voluntary departures has exceeded expectations.

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An audit of more than 160,000 water meters in the city of Atlanta could call into question the accuracy of thousands of water and sewer bills.

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East Point Mayor Earnestine Pittman said Sunday the lawsuit to remove her from office is “frivolous” and is motivated by the anger of one of the plaintiffs.

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ajc on August 12th, 2012

A 32-year-old motorcyclist was left in critical condition late Friday after being struck by an SUV on an Atlanta street, police said.

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Authorities are looking for the man who was spotted with a loaded gun after a DeKalb County school’s open house Wednesday night, Channel 2 Action News reported.

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Residents in the newly approved city of Brookhaven have until Wednesday to decide if they want to run for office.

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If Andrea Sneiderman is granted bond Aug. 21, she may not be able to foot the bill. DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James last Friday froze nearly $2.3 million of the widow’s assets, one day after she was charged with conspiring with her former boss, Hemy Neuman, to kill her husband.

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ajc on August 11th, 2012

The effort to rename a road in a middle-class neighborhood in south DeKalb County for Martin Luther King Jr.

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Cobb’s superintendent, Michael Hinojosa, surprised three teachers with “Teacher of the Year” awards Friday.

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