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  1. Boaz man killed in single-vehicle rollover crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Alabama Live

    The wreck happened at about 12:30 a.m. on DeKalb County about one mile south of Aroney, according to Alabama State Troopers. Troopers said a 2004 GMC Sierra left the road, struck an embankment and overturned.


  2. Man dies in early morning wreck in Aroney community of DeKalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A 28-year-old man died early Wednesday morning when his vehicle rolled over on DeKalb County Road 1, just east of Co. Road 479 in the Aroney community east of Boaz.


  3. 2 in DeKalb County charged with burglarizing neighbor while on, cooking methRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Alabama Live

    A call from a concerned resident in a small DeKalb County community thwarted a couple of alleged burglars, according to the Sheriff's Office. Deputies responding to the call went to the targeted residence, located on County Road 179 in the Painter community of Crossville, where they found signs of the burglary.


  4. Election board meets FridayRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | KPC Media Group, Inc.

    The DeKalb County Election Board will meet Friday at 1 p.m. at the DeKalb County clerk's office in the DeKalb County Courthouse.


  5. Guilty plea entered in 'vicious murder' of Fyffe manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Ben Christopher McClure entered a plea of guilty to murder in the death of Michael Johnson, according to DeKalb County District Attorney Michael O'Dell. The murder happened on Oct. 11, 2014.


  6. Mario Rodriguez-RodriguezRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Deputies and DeKalb County Sheriff's Office Drug Task Force went to a residence on Industrial Drive in Sylvania to execute a search warrant. Deputies arrested 47-year-old Mario Rodriguez-Rodriguez, 47 of Sylvania and charged him with unlawful possession of controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, persons forbidden to possess a firearm and resisting arrest.


  7. 2 arrested in DeKalb County on drug, gun chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Alabama Live

    Two men were arrested overnight Monday after DeKalb County Sheriff's Office drug agents found meth and weapons in a Sylvania home. Mario Rodriguez-Rodriguez, 47, of Sylvania is charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, having a firearm when forbidden and resisting arrest, the Sheriff's Office said.


  8. DeKalb County woman arrested after tip leads to location of stolen truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Alabama Live

    A tip to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office on Saturday led to the location of a truck that had been stolen - and to the arrest of a woman for receiving stolen property. Rachel Jones Crane, 38 of Crossville is charged with first-degree receiving stolen property.


  9. Additional details released in weekend DeKalb County slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Alabama Live

    Sheriff Jimmy Harris said Monday that the shooting took place around 11 p.m. Saturday near the Shiloh Community Church on County Road 155 in Higdon. Wade's mother told investigators that her son and a female friend had gotten into an argument and the woman called two male friends to come and pick her up.


  10. DeKalb Officer Indicted In Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | CBS Local

    DEKALB COUNTY, GA - A DeKalb County grand jury has indicted the officer who shot and killed an unarmed naked man. DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James presented his case to a grand jury Thursday seeking criminal charges against veteran DeKalb County police Officer Robert Olsen.


  11. Man fatally shot in domestic dispute in north AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Alabama Live

    DeKalb County Sheriff's Office told WHNT that Barry White was fatally shot after attempting to give a ride to a woman who had gotten into an argument with another man in the Higdon community. The woman went to a neighbor's house to call for a ride after getting into a dispute with Cody Wade, authorities say.


  12. One dead, one injured following Sunday morning shooting in DeKalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    One person is dead and one is injured following an early Sunday morning shooting in the Higdon community. According to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, a man, Cody Wade, and a woman, Amy Ryan, got into an argument.


  13. Grand jury indicts police officer who shot unarmed naked manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Republic

    An Atlanta area grand jury on Thursday indicted a police officer who fatally shot an unarmed naked man on charges including felony murder, aggravated assault and violating oath of office. The decision came after DeKalb County prosecutors presented their case against Officer Robert Olsen, who fatally shot Anthony Hill on March 9 while responding to a call of a naked man behaving erratically outside a suburban Atlanta apartment complex.


  14. DeKalb Police Officer Robert Olsen indicted on six charges in the killing of U.S. vet Anthony HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    A grand jury has indicted DeKalb County Police Officer Robert Olsen on six charges, including felony murder, in the killing of Anthony Hill. Hill, a U.S. Air Force veteran, was unarmed and naked when Olsen encountered him in a Chamblee apartment complex.


  15. Protesters Camp Out at Courthouse Over Police ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 |

    About 14 people spent Monday night camped out at DeKalb County Courthouse, calling for an indictment in the police-shooting of Anthony Hill. Hill, 27, was shot and killed by DeKalb County police officer Robert Olsen in March.


  16. Anthony Hill Activists Camp Out at DeKalb Co. CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | MyFoxAtlanta

    A group of activists are camping out on the DeKalb County Courthouse lawn until Thursday. They say their message is more important than their comfort, as temperatures plunged overnight.


  17. North Carolina man caught waving gun on Alabama interstate while high on drugs, sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Alabama Live

    On Friday morning, DeKalb County 911 got a call about a man holding up traffic with a gun on Interstate 59. That man soon found himself in the DeKalb County Jail. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris said the man was waving a gun and had traffic stopped near the Collinsville exit.


  18. Man killed in DeKalb County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Alabama Live

    Harold Wade Drain, 62, was driving a Chevy Blazer around 7:43 p.m. on DeKalb County 43, about three miles west of Fyffe, when his vehicle left the roadway and overturned.


  19. Major Crimes Unit, Drug Task Force get $50K grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Alabama Live

    The Cherokee County Major Crimes Unit and the DeKalb County Drug Task Force have each been awarded $50,000 grants, according to Cherokee County District Attorney Mike O'Dell. O'Dell said the grant was "especially gratifying" since the Cherokee County Major Crimes Unit was only created in the last year.


  20. Items filtered by date: Friday, 31 October 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | On Common Ground News

    A group of community leaders are standing behind former DeKalb Schools' Superintendent Crawford Lewis, protesting a judge's handling of the case. Led by former DeKalb County Sheriff Thomas Brown, the group of leaders gathered at the DeKalb County Courthouse gazebo in Decatur on Oct. 28 to hold a news conference and oppose DeKalb Superior Court Judge Cynthia Becker's actions.