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Decision from Hill grand jury not expected for a week


 


Body found near former elementary school


DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – A man walking his dog made a disturbing discovery outside of a former DeKalb County elementary school.

The man found a body near the former Atherton Elementary school early Thursday.

Police have released few details, but said the body belonged to a black male in his mid-20s.

The man was killed by gunfire after a possible robbery, according to police.

DeKalb's new civil grand jury to look into veteran killed by police officer


DECATUR, Ga. (WXIA) -- The family of an Air Force veteran who was shot and killed by a DeKalb County policeman will gather for a civil grand jury hearing on the matter on Thursday.

2 men in critical condition following shooting, pastors meet about rising crime


DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Two people are in critical condition at Grady Hospital following a shooting in DeKalb County.

The incident began Tuesday night inside a house, located off of West Austin Court, where a possible gun sale was taking place. An argument broke out between two men inside the house before a woman told them to go outside.

The argument continued outside where shots were fired. One man was shot in the abdomen twice, while the other was shot in the face.

The woman drove the man shot in the abdomen to a local QuikTrip, located off of Covington Highway.

She ran in and told the clerk a man had been shot in the stomach. An off duty officer jumped in to action and called other people to his rescue.

Lee May says he's considering resigning


LITHONIA, Ga. –  Lee May says he is seriously considering resigning as DeKalb County’s interim CEO, but made it clear Tuesday night that he would never quit because of what he calls false accusations against him and his leadership.

May appeared at a Town Hall meeting, before a packed house of mostly residents who support him, and he rebutted, point-by-point, charges against him in the blockbuster Bowers-Hyde report about waste and even corruption. That’s when he said he would never resign because of false accusations, saying that he stands fast when citizens confront him and demand his resignation -- "I'm not running from nobody." .

DeKalb Co. Commissioner calls for Lee May's resignation


DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- A DeKalb County commissioner is calling for interim CEO Lee May to resign.

Nancy Jester says recent events have damaged the local government, and the only way to resolve the crisis is for May to step down.

The report, co-written by former state Attorney General Mike Bowers, claimed the government of DeKalb County is rife with "appalling corruption and "corrosive and widespread misconduct.”