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Decatur man among those missing in Nepal after quake


DECATUR, Ga. – A Decatur man is among those missing after a devastating earthquake rocked Nepal.

Anne Emanuel said she hasn't heard from her husband, Marty, since the earthquake struck, but she is optimistic. Communications in Nepal have been difficult in the aftermath of the magnitude-7.8 earthquake, which killed more than 2,700.

Marty Emanuel, 72, was on a trekking expedition.

Lakeside High community mourns teacher killed in crash


DECATUR, Ga. – The Lakeside High School community is in mourning Monday after a beloved teacher was killed in a crash involving students headed to the school's prom.

"Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Ms. Leah O'Brien. The entire Viking nation is grieving the loss of one of our best," the electronic sign outside the school read Monday morning.

Police say O'Brien, 33, was trying to turn from Ridley Circle onto Scott Boulevard in Decatur at around 6 p.m. Saturday when her vehicle collided with another car.

1 killed, 1 injured in DeKalb Co. shooting


DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- One man was killed and other was injured in a shooting in DeKalb County early Sunday.

The double shooting happened on Glensford Drive in Decatur around 12:30 a.m.

The injured man was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital. His condition was not known.

DeKalb County Police are asking anyone who may know anything about the deadly shooting to call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477.


Accused serial killer Aeman Presley appears in court


DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- A suspected serial killer appeared in DeKalb County Court Monday afternoon.

Aeman Presley is accused of killing four people across two counties. In DeKalb, he is charged with gunning down 53-year-old Calvin Gholston on Sept. 27, 2014. Gholston was homeless; he was killed at the shopping center where he often slept.

DeKalb employee indicted on 9 felony counts


BROOKHAVEN, GA (WXIA) -- Another DeKalb County official has been indicted on corruption charges.

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Robert Lundsten was the chief of staff for disgraced county commissioner Elaine Boyer, who is headed to prison for stealing from the county.

A grand jury indicted Lundsten on Thursday on six counts of theft by taking and three counts of making false statements.

Decatur man charged in videotaped spring break sex assault

Decatur man charged in videotaped spring break sex assault

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – A Decatur man has been arrested in connection with a videotaped sexual assault that took place on a crowded Florida beach during spring break.

According to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, 21-year-old George Kennedy was arrested on Tuesday at LaVista Colony Court in Decatur.

3 things to know before filing a tax extension

3 things to know before filing a tax extension

By Chris Smith

With this year’s tax deadline rapidly approaching, you may find that filing an extension is a good option for you. But before you plan to do that, here are three things you’ll want to keep in mind.

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Taxes are due April 15. The extension only gives you additional time to file your return; it is not an extension of time to pay the tax that may be due. The assessed tax, even if you have not yet determined how much it is, is due by the April 15 deadline.