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Recycling fire contained, no injuries


 

TUCKER, Ga. -- DeKalb County firefighters responded to a working fire at the West Rock Recycling Facility off Montreal Industrial Way. 

Guests evacuated after Tucker Hotel Fire


 

DeKalb County Police officer accused of sexual assault while on-duty


TUCKER, Ga. -- An on-duty DeKalb County Police officer has been arrested on sexual assault charges.

According to DeKalb County Police Major S.R. Fore, Darren Dye-Harriel is charged with aggravated sodomy, kidnapping, making false statements and violation of oath of office.

Police said they received the sexual assault allegation on Wednesday, and the arrest was made hours later.

Arrest made in alleged road rage shooting


TUCKER, Ga. -- Police have made an arrest in an alleged road rage shooting in DeKalb County.

Christiano, 44, suffered a serious gunshot wound and was taken to the hospital.

Family hopes $50,000 will help solve cold case murder


DEKALB COUNTY, Ga -- The family of an 18-year-old girl who was killed after walking into a home invasion three years ago, is offering a reward that will make it hard for anyone who knows about the crime to not come forward.

Vanessa Malone was shot and killed in DeKalb County on October 23, 2012. Her family still doesn't know who did it. They are offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the capture of her killer(s).

Chinese restaurant employee shot during robbery


DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- A restaurant employee was shot in the leg during a robbery Monday night.

DeKalb County Police said China Star in the 3500 block of Chamblee Tucker Road was robbed by a single gunman.

The suspect entered the restaurant and demanded money from the cash register. He then shot a male employee in the calf, grabbed cash and ran from the building.

The 57-year-old employee was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with a moderate injury. He is expected to survive.

Witnesses described the suspect as a black man in his 20's, about 5 feet 9 inches tall, with a slim build and light complexion.

No arrests have been made. The robbery is under investigation.

1 killed, 1 hurt in shooting at Stone Mountain Inn


DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Two people were shot, one fatally, at a DeKalb County motel Friday morning.

It happened just after 5 a.m. at the Stone Mountain Inn & Suites in the 1800 block of Mountain Industrial Boulevard.

Witnesses told police they heard three gunshots and then saw four men run from the motel.

DeKalb County Police Capt. Steven Fore said a 24-year-old man was shot in the neck. He was taken to Atlanta Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.

An 18-year-old victim was shot in the leg. He was treated at Atlanta Medical Center. Fore said the surviving victim is not cooperating with the investigation.

Police have not yet determined a motive for the shooting or named any suspects. The investigation continues.