Forest Park Police Department has a variety of resources to protect and preserve the rights of crime victims, said officials.
Pete Kapetanakos was one of a kind, the type of small-town pharmacist that hardly exists anymore.
Clayton County water customers will pay 5 percent more for water Jan. 1, a hike needed to offset operating costs and declining sales, said officials.
In front of a packed crowd Friday afternoon, Clayton County fire Assistant Chief Landry Merkison ascended to the office of chief and director of emergency services.
Donations are being sought to compile holiday baskets to honor public safety officers in Forest Park.
A California couple arrested at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and held in Clayton County Jail have pleaded guilty to federal charges and face several years in prison.
Edie Yongue grew up in a rural South Carolina family that relished the outdoors, so keeping her natural surroundings litter-free and inviting is part of her DNA.
Former Morrow City Manager Jeff Eady has officially taken the title of Forest Park Public Works director. Eady was sworn in after taking the oath during Tuesday night’s regular city council meeting. As residents applauded, Eady said he appreciates the support and looks forward to working in Forest Park.
Agrees to $5.7 million in restitution
A Jonesboro tax preparer has agreed to pay more than $5.7 million in restitution as part of her guilty plea in U.S. District Court, said officials.
Jonesboro police Chief Franklin Allen said a body found inside an abandoned building may have been that of a homeless man stealing copper and wire.
Jonesboro police Chief Franklin Allen said a body found inside an abandoned building may be that of a homeless man stealing copper and wire.
A former claims representative who worked in the Morrow Social Security Administration office has been sentenced to federal prison for extortion.
A pastor featured in a now-defunct TLC reality show has been indicted for forgery and lying in connection with a fake tutoring service targeting needy students, said officials.
My grandmothers were pretty boring. By that I mean, they lived pretty routine lives. Grandma Wingfield worked the lunch counter at Woolworth’s in Overland, Mo., for as along as I can remember and retired as its manager. You might be an old fogey if you reme
Clayton County police Chief Greg Porter could find out this month if he will have to fight racketeering charges.
Officials could finalize the purchase of the former Army base by February and residents are another step closer to learning which businesses are locating to that property.
Voters go back to the polls Tuesday to elect officials to fill four-year terms in wards 1 and 2.
Clayton County police arrested at least one person after finding a variety of illegal drugs inside a Riverdale apartment Tuesday.
News reporters know the restrictions where juvenile offenders are concerned — they can’t be identified because of their ages and most hearings are off-limits.
Decades before gavel to gavel coverage of the O.J. Simpson murder trial polarized the country, an Ohio osteopath stood under a media spotlight so intense the U.S. Supreme Court labeled it a carnival.
Ward 2 candidate Dabouze Antoine was arrested last year for bursting into a sleeping woman’s room at In Town Suites two months after his release from jail for DUI.
Robert J. Woodall Jr. of Jonesboro reached a milestone Nov. 14 few of us will — the former North Clayton High School math teacher and coach celebrated his 90th birthday.
MacKenna Gosart, 12, has spent most of her life listening to her dad tell stories about working the streets of Clayton County as a patrol officer.
Council members voted Monday to accept nearly half a million dollars to fund police presence at State Farmers Market.
A Jonesboro man being held without bond in the Clayton County Jail on armed robbery was indicted this week on 87 charges related to a string of crimes.
Relatives sued in deprived twins case
Georgia Supreme Court has overturned a Court of Appeals ruling against a child protective services worker at the center of a deprivation case involving twin brothers.
Landry Merkison will be installed Dec. 6 as Clayton County’s fourth fire chief in less than three years.
Fifty families in Clayton and Henry counties will enjoy a Thanksgiving meal like the rest of the country next week, despite being homeless.
It is said that the true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do nothing for him in return
City denies newspaper access to records
The state Attorney General’s Office has ordered Forest Park attorneys to respond to Clayton News Daily’s allegations of noncompliance with the Open Records Act.
I love Christmas and have embraced Internet shopping and home delivery as my way of staying sane through the holidays. Having been raised in the Church of Christ, I have never celebrated Christmas as the day Jesus was born. We believe the Bible is not specific on the day Jesus was born simply because the fact that He died for our sins is more important than His birthday.
Five recent graduates of the Adult Felony Drug Court are discovering how amazing life can be once they put substance abuse behind them.
A Clayton County jury took about 75 minutes to find three defendants in a murder case guilty on all 19 counts Tuesday.
Clayton County sheriff’s officials said police are looking for two men seen fleeing the scene of a fatality Sunday about 5 p.m.
Clayton County State Court Judge Linda S. Cowen has taken under advisement a motion for summary judgment in a libel case involving the Forest Park mayor.
Clayton County police have arrested two people in the shooting death of a teenager.
A man charged last year with involuntary manslaughter was indicted for murder exactly a year after his son died from a gunshot wound to his head.
Donations of unwrapped toys will be accepted from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Nov. 30 at Aaron’s Rental on Ga. 85 in Riverdale.
The second annual Mabra Turkey Giveaway is gearing up for Nov. 23 when 1,003 families will snag the holiday meal’s main attraction.
Donations are still being sought to help provide Thanksgiving meals to 50 homeless families of Clayton and Henry students.
Moses was in wrong place, said witnesses
At 31, Tavares Sanchez Moses was an adult, a physically large man with a short history of skirmishes with the law whose nickname was Tootie Man.
Americans observed Veterans Day Nov. 11. On that day in 1918, at 11 a.m., leaders of the Allied nations agreed with Germany leaders to end World War I.
The Irish philosopher Edmund Burke once observed, “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”
The two youngest of six defendants charged in a gang-related murder are expected to testify for the state when the case starts this week.
Jevon Freeman was trying to sell iPhone 5 to Terrance Dent
Clayton County police said they have arrested two men in connection with the shooting death of a third man who had advertised a cell phone for sale on craigslist.com.
A man will face charges in the death of his roommate, a Clayton County grand jury has agreed.
Under secrecy and security guards, the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe visited Forest Park recently.
Forest Park voters will return to the polls Dec. 3 to elect council members from wards 1 and 2 after choosing their mayor outright from a three-person race.
When Yucklin Crichlow was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes eight years ago, she was determined to do her best to control the disease.
How much would a man pay to not have to shave for a month?