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Georgia teen found safe in Texas after being missing for 5 weeks

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) -- Dekalb Police say a 14-year-old girl was found safe after being missing since May 17. Police said she was found in Texas. They posted this message on their Facebook page, "[She] has been located safe and sound in another state! We are working with other agencies for her safe return to Georgia. Thank you to everyone who shared! #WeAreDKPD"
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Police: Tucker man arrested, charged with murder of Decatur man

DEKALB County, Ga. (CBS46) -- After a lengthy investigation, authorities have arrested a suspect in connection to a Decatur murder case. On Wednesday, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit along with US Marshals, and the Clayton County Police and Clayton County Sheriff’s Office announced that they have arrested 26-year-old Jorden Rashaan Permenter of Tucker for the shooting death of a Decatur man.
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Decatur, GAfox5atlanta.com

DeKalb County gas station gunfire leaves 2 dead, 2 injured

DECATUR, Ga. - Two men are killed, two others injured in a late-night shootout at a Dekalb County gas station. Police say at around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday group of men was hanging out in front of the Exxon at the corner of Glenwood and Austin. According to detectives, 59-year-old Charles Hickman walked up and fatally shot one of the men in the group.
Doraville, GAPosted by
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Judge orders adult club to pay city of Doraville nearly $2 million for violating alcohol ordinance

DORAVILLE, Ga. — A DeKalb County judge has ordered a nightclub to pay nearly $2 million to the city of Doraville after ruling that it was in contempt of court. The city of Doraville has a city ordinance that prohibits any person — whether an employee or patron — from possessing, using or consuming alcohol on the premises of a sexually oriented business.
Dekalb County, GAfox5atlanta.com

Suspect arrested for allegedly shooting man in neck and face

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Several law enforcement agencies combined efforts to arrest a man from Tucker wanted for a March 20 murder in DeKalb County. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit, with the U.S. Marshals, Clayton County Police and Clayton County Sheriff’s Office arrested 26-year-old Jorden Rashaan Permenter on Wednesday in Ellenwood. Officials said he faces charges murder charges.
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Fulton County, GAPosted by
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Local animal shelters at capacity, offering free adoptions through Sunday

The public animal shelters in Fulton and DeKalb counties have reached full capacity for the first time in over a year, officials announced this week. The surge in dogs and cats arriving at the shelters led LifeLine Animal Project, the nonprofit that manages animal services for both counties, to make an “emergency plea” and offer free adoptions through Sunday.
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Georgia teen found safe following reported abduction by Lubbock man

A 14-year-old Georgia girl who was missing after she was reportedly brought to Lubbock by a 33-year-old man has been found safe, according to officials at the Dekalb County Police Department in Georgia on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Robert Fyke was arrested June 17 in connection with the abduction and is facing...