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Former DeKalb County police officer Manuel Williams has been indicted on three counts of child molestation. File|Patch
joyce April 19, 2014 at 09:36 am
Why is he out on bond?? He goes home to his daughter who friend he made a sexual advance? When willRead More judges NOT look the other way?
John Welford April 19, 2014 at 11:58 am
Would a plumber, or an accountant, or the guy who flips burgers, get this treatment for a kiss onRead More the neck?
Octo Slash April 20, 2014 at 12:42 pm
Hell, I kissed a 15 year old girl on the neck. Of course, I was 14 at the time. And she slappedRead More the s*** out of me.
A Brookhaven man who was reported missing was found burned to death in some Clayton County woods. File|Patch
Noah Morris April 17, 2014 at 07:39 am
How sick is it that someone would report a missing burned corpse? And what's worse, what sickRead More individual would tie the hands and feet of said corpse and leave in the woods? Society these days, geez... (/sarcasm)
Curshawn Bussey, 24, faces a charge of felony impersonating a public officer after he reportedly told Avondale Estates police in city court that he was an Atlanta police officer and formerly a DeKalb County officer. Credit: Screenshot from WSB TV
Octo Slash April 15, 2014 at 08:29 am
The funniest part is that the Avondale cops were probably going to let him off. Notice they didn'tRead More say "Hell no" when he told them he was a cop. Instead, they asked to see his badge. lol
Neighbors say Tami and Jess Willadsen died in a house fire Saturday night on Lakesshore Drive. Credit: Screenshot from Go Fund Me website
Robin Norris April 14, 2014 at 07:36 am
The Avondale Estates community is broken hearted in the aftermath of this tragedy. Please beRead More mindful of how stories spread and take on a life of their own. I don't think anyone knows when or how the fire started...this makes it sound like it started while the guests were there. Facts only is a good way to report.
Big Willy April 14, 2014 at 09:01 am
Sooooo sad :( I feel for this family and pray that god gives you the strength.
Bryan Denney April 15, 2014 at 04:31 pm
My family and I went for a walk Sunday morning in Avondale Estates near Wells and Laredo streets.Read More We saw ashes outside our home and up the street as we walked. I thought they were probably from a bon fire. After learning later in the day about the terrible house fire, I felt a strong feeling of sadness for the family as I saw more ashes throughout our yard. I cannot phantom what the family and their close friends are going through right now. They are in my thoughts.
Pam Hamburg April 16, 2014 at 11:23 am
LOL, and I would never skydive *shudders*.
Marcus Aurelius April 17, 2014 at 07:57 am
But we can get stoned now, makes perfect sense !! You could always just drive like responsibleRead More people and keep your speed safe, there are thousands of people missing limbs or worse wishing they never were involved in a crash by either there own fault or the result of some balloon knot, Thanks for keeping us safe officers
Alicia Murphy April 17, 2014 at 05:26 pm
I just use Waze now can't go wrong this tells you were the cops are and if they are not just say soRead More and it is removed and so many use it especially truck drivers so here to Florida I had no issues great app
Concepcion Cruz of El Salvador is accused of running over two children near the Tucker Walmart. One child died. Credit: Screenshot from WSB TV
Debbie Gathmann April 13, 2014 at 11:00 am
Sad and worrisome--I often see folks standing on the edge of the street over there and worry aboutRead More being so close to traffic. I wish we had a complete street plan there with a buffer zone between the sidewalk and traffic--with the wall at the Wal-mart shopping center, it would be too expensive to retrofit it, now, but maybe the Wal-mart foundation might consider it as a donation.
Al Liram April 14, 2014 at 10:42 am
How conveeeeeeeeenient. He's a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run. He's a foreigner. And the policeRead More don't have him in jail and just happen to be looking the other way while he takes a freekin' plane flight out of Atlanta!!!!!! Please, someone try to convince me that this was not INTENTIONAL. Please try to convince me that the powers that be didn't let him slip out on purpose. Hell, they probably paid for his airfare. What a totally corrupt country.................and it starts at the VERY TOP!
Al Liram April 14, 2014 at 10:44 am
Debbie, no one forced those kids into the street. There is plenty of sidewalk there to accommodateRead More people waiting and crossing in a proper, safe fashion. Just because this scumbag ran after the accident, does not mean he was at fault in the accident. It would've been nice for details of the accident to be furnished in the article, so that we actually knew who was to blame. I know, I know, that would be asking too much of this "journalist". Forget I said it.
Two-year-old Caleb Lindsey died Saturday when he was run over by a driver who fled the scene. Credit: Screenshot from WSB TV
Brian Crowe April 11, 2014 at 03:07 pm
Where has he been identified as being here illegally? "Resident alien" indicates lawfulRead More presence.
Rob Patterson April 11, 2014 at 07:34 pm
complaining to each other about illegal immigration won't accomplish anything. contact your senatorRead More and representative with your thoughts on this matter.
Billy Inman April 11, 2014 at 09:22 pm
The Senators an Representatives don't seem to Care Except Keep Kicking it Around For Decades we needRead More a Little less talk an more Action the man needs CAUGHT May God Bless the Lindsey Family Me Cruz I Hope you Know you're Being Hunted for
A 63-year-old North Carolina man who was kidnapped from his home on Saturday was rescued from a southeast Atlanta apartment complex late Wednesday night. Credit: Patch file
Elizabeth Elizabeth April 11, 2014 at 10:17 am
Lock em up. Throw away the key - we can't allow gang members to terrorize the community.
Edward Brunson April 12, 2014 at 01:00 am
Do you know the difference between us and Scandinavia/Iceland? I would say, but I would be called aRead More racist.
Scott Donald April 14, 2014 at 11:29 am
You're absolutely right: Scandanavia has much stronger gun restrictions than we do, and they haveRead More much less violent crime. Couldn't agree with you more.
ray April 14, 2014 at 05:51 pm
I always suspected that golfers were pedophiles.
Sally Barry April 15, 2014 at 01:24 pm
There aren't enough over-21 ho's to go around? They have to bring in helpless children for the bigRead More macho sports nuts? I will never be able to see ANY sports event without thinking of this. It's everywhere. Why is that?
Chris April 15, 2014 at 01:30 pm
one question: Pay a women for sex its prostitution, put a camera in the room its porn (legal), noteRead More to hookers bring a camera
A Decatur man has been arrested after allegedly showing up for court drunk and fleeing from the courthouse. Credit: Screenshot from WSB TV
brenda April 13, 2014 at 08:27 pm
junk-yard-dog April 14, 2014 at 08:53 am
What I do not understand is ……this guy is in the court room and just got sentenced,Read More and was therefore (or should have been) in the custody of court officers/police ……How the heck did he get away in the first place and why did they not catch him before he got into his truck. Someone needs to take a look at that.
David Weaver April 14, 2014 at 09:11 am
JERRY S. The breath test starter interlock system doesn't really do anu good. I have a sister inRead More law that had one on her car. When she was driving while under the influence she just made her young daughter blow into the devise and " WALA!"
DeKalb County Police have released this surveillance photo of a truck they believe ran over two children near the Tucker Walmart. Credit: Screenshot from WSB TV
wle atlanta II April 8, 2014 at 08:56 pm
--or someone you know suddenly needs rides everywhere because their car [truck] is not available...Read More ==or be on the lookout for abandoned vehicles that happen to be old white toyota tacomas... wle
wle atlanta II April 8, 2014 at 08:56 pm
--or someone you know suddenly needs rides everywhere because their car [truck] is not available...Read More ==or be on the lookout for abandoned vehicles that happen to be old white toyota tacomas... wle
OD April 9, 2014 at 03:47 pm
In certain circles if you get out of your car after having struck someone, you're subject to beRead More killed or at least beaten half to death. Happens all the time. I'd have probably run too, to the nearest police station.
Doraville Detective Robert “Shane” Wilson Credit: Screenshote from WGCL TV
electric123 April 7, 2014 at 10:54 pm
@ Andrea, 3 strike law is only related to 3 felonies in a row, some states only allow of same crimeRead More like burglary, larceny, etc., his guy priors consist of 2 misdemeanors.
E Steele April 14, 2014 at 01:46 pm
We would need to change our culture on Alcohol in order for this to stop totally...we will see itRead More again...
Space Ship April 14, 2014 at 03:21 pm
Road Scholar, please step away from the PC, and leave the comments to the more vitriolic andRead More qualified.
Police are looking for the driver of a white truck with a camper on the back that reportedly ran over two small children near the entrance to the Tucker Walmart. File|Patch
Brian Crowe April 6, 2014 at 10:00 am
Yes, that's the one. Happened close to the Wooden Nickel side of the shopping center.
wle atlanta II April 6, 2014 at 10:17 am
awful i ride my bike by there 4-5 days a week wle
Jasmine Mitchell April 7, 2014 at 02:18 pm
I was passing by there when it happened... I can't believe this... How could anyone just drive away.Read More I am heartbroken to hear this. I will be praying for this poor angel's family.... may he rest in peace... and may his family find comfort... and please let them catch this cold-hearted animal that kept driving.
Angela Rabotte, 26, was found dead in a wooded area near Lilburn. Photo submitted by Gwinnett County Police
Omar Monroe April 6, 2014 at 08:40 am
It's so sad that such a beautiful woman & mother, snuffed out by some jealous idiot, this isRead More happening to much these days, people just don't walk away quietly into the sunset anymore.
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