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  1. Governor Robert Bentley announces nearly one million dollars in grant money for DeKalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Monday Governor Robert Bentley announced nearly one million dollars in grant money that can be put to use in the DeKalb County area. Governor Bentley addressed a crowd of state and local leaders and community members Monday morning in Fort Payne.


  2. 3 DeKalb County suspects accused of 17 burglaries so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Alabama Live

    Three of the four people taken into custody Thursday in connection with a string of break-ins in DeKalb County are suspected of a total of 17 burglaries, but that number may climb as the investigation continues. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris said Friday that his investigators are still getting reports from residents.


  3. Anthony Ray ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    DeKalb County deputies and Geraldine police are on County Road 242 in Dawson working a case that involved a number of break-ins. Sheriff Jimmy Harris said deputies took four people into custody in connection with 10 to 18 break-ins in the Fyffe, Geraldine and the Hammons Cross Road area.


  4. DeKalb Co. Sheriff: Four held for questioning in series of break-insRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Four people are in custody for questioning in a series of break-ins in the Dawson community, in southern DeKalb County. Sheriff Jimmy Harris says his deputies and Geraldine Police are searching a home on County Road 242 at the moment.


  5. 4 in custody for questioning in DeKalb County burglary spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Alabama Live

    DeKalb County sheriff's deputies and Geraldine police officers may have cracked the case of more than a dozen burglaries in the Fyffe, Geraldine and Hammons Cross Road area. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports that investigators were at a residence on County Road 242 in Dawson Thursday morning, where they had taken four people into custody.


  6. DeKalb County Sheriff announces arrest in Henagar man's shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    One person is in custody as a result of an around-the-clock investigation by the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office following a Henagar man's shooting death. The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office has been working with multiple agencies throughout the week to piece together exactly what happened in Henagar that left a man dead.


  7. DeKalb County investigators talking to 'persons of interest' in Henagar man's slayingRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Alabama Live

    ... ble for burglarizing more than 100 homes in what the Gadsden Times called one of the largest burglary cases in DeKalb County history. He was arrested again for multiple burglaries in 2004 after serving a decade in prison in the first crime spree.


  8. DeKalb County Sheriff's Office investigates apparent shooting death in HenagarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A 48-year-old man was found dead just off Highway 40, on Weaver Road in Henagar, Saturday night. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris says DeKalb County E911 received a call around 10pm that a man had been shot.


  9. Police investigating shooting death of Henagar manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    According to officials, a 48-year-old male was shot and died on the scene. DeKalb County Coroner Tom Wilson was called to the scene and transported the body to Alabama Department of Forensic Science for an autopsy.


  10. Geraldine School hosts 48th annual Veterans Day eventRead the original story

    Monday Nov 9 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    For nearly 50 years, a DeKalb County school has been putting on a very special event to honor veterans; those currently serving, and the fallen soldiers and their families. For some veterans, it has become one of the highlights of their year.


  11. 1 person dead after wreck near I-59 in DeKalb Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A one-vehicle wreck in DeKalb County claimed the life of a man Friday on I-59, just five miles south of Collinsville. State Trooper Curtis Summerville says that the man, who has not yet been identified, died when his Honda Accord left the roadway on I-59 and struck a tree.


  12. Bryson Strong: DeKalb County teen amputee on inspiring mission to compete againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... from Plainview, he had no idea how important it would be to take his own advice in just two short months. The DeKalb County teen is the definition of an all-American boy. Active as an intense athlete, Richey is not only a basketballer but competed ...


  13. Scenes from Fort Payne: Home to country group Alabama, former Cherokee village and sock capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Alabama Live

    The small DeKalb County town of Fort Payne, home to about 14,000 people, has been known as many things over the years: A Cherokee village, a stop on the Trail of Tears, "Sock Capital of the World," a tourist stop on Lookout Mountain, and birthplace of three founding members of the country group, Alabama. Although it is still home to members of Alabama and still a great place for hiking or boating against mountain scenery, its days as the largest sock and hosiery producer are behind it, after the majority of manufacturers were forced out of business in the 1990s by the North American Free Trade Agreement.


  14. Celebrating Nature and Turkeys in NovemberRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2015 | PRLog US Entertainment

    FORT PAYNE, Ala. - Oct. 26, 2015 - PRLog -- November is an inviting time to visit DeKalb County, Ala., located atop Lookout Mountain in the far northeastern part of the state.


  15. Feud between DeKalb County neighbors ends with one dead, one charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... left, is accused of shooting to death his neighbor, Michael Chapman on Saturday following months of disputes. (DeKalb County jail) A Crossville man shot and killed his neighbor Saturday evening in an incident that authorities said was the ...


  16. Crossville man charged in neighbor's murder; Sheriff says the two had been feuding for monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... officers have responded out there to talk to these folks because they were always into it about something," DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris says. The evening incident happened about 6:00 p.m. Sheriff Jimmy Harris said Deputy Troy Brown and ...


  17. Burlin Richard PritchettRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A Crossville man is dead after a Saturday night incident, and the victim's family says the man responsible has been arrested. DeKalb County deputies responded to a home on County Road 534 around 6 p.m. Saturday evening and found 47-year-old Michael Chapman dead from a gunshot wound.


  18. Civil Grand Jury Hears Evidence in Deadly Shooting of Anthony HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | MyFoxAtlanta

    A DeKalb County civil grand jury began hearing testimony Thursday morning as it considers whether a deadly police shooting of an unarmed naked man was justified. The family of 24-year-old Anthony Hill met with reporters shortly before the grand jury session got underway in front of the DeKalb County Courthouse.


  19. CourtWatch hears from statea s attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    At the most recent DeKalb County Domestic Violence CourtWatch observers education meeting, DeKalb County State's Attorney Richard Schmack talked to the group about what is occurring in the State's Attorney's office and the DeKalb County Courthouse. He spoke about funding for SART, the Sexual Assault Response Team.


  20. Barry Whitton sentenced to life for murder of 1st wife, Michelle Townson WhittonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... disappeared a few weeks before Christmas 1997. She was found buried in a shallow grave in neighboring DeKalb County about six weeks later, on Jan. 20, 1998 - her son Ethan's second birthday. Alabama Assistant Attorney General Leigh Gwathney, who ...