City Council is expected to vote tonight on changes to the ordinance governing the collection of the occupational business tax.
Clayton County voters return to the polls Tuesday to choose a sheriff — either the incumbent or his predecessor who is facing a 37-count felony criminal indictment and possibly years in prison.
A car overturns on Tara Boulevard, backing up traffic during Monday's rush hour.
Changes in approach to students reducing case load
JONESBORO — As officials prepare to occupy the new Clayton County Juvenile Justice Center, authorities said changes in the way complaints are handled is helping to reduce the number of cases filtering through the system.
Every day, each person living in Georgia generates 4.6 pounds of garbage, or 1,400 pounds every year, 80 percent of which is recyclable or reusable.
Trio faces charges in separate case
A suspected gang member who goes by the alias “Obama” has been indicted for murder in the death of a man killed during a drug deal gone wrong, according to court documents.
An Atlanta woman is being held without bond in the Clayton County Jail after being charged with vehicular homicide in the traffic death of a Morrow cab driver.
Clayton County police cancelled a Mattie’s Call Thursday for a Riverdale man who walked away from his home Monday just after noon.
Officials call alleged murder a first for jail
A Locust Grove man has been charged with what is believed to be the first murder inside the Clayton County Jail, said authorities.
Sheriff’s challenger under 37-count indictment
Clayton County Sheriff Kem Kimbrough and challenger Victor Hill faced off in a political debate Wednesday morning for the first time in four years, trading insults and focusing on Hill’s pending 37-count criminal indictment.
Embattled former Morrow City Manager John Lampl is expected back in Superior Court Thursday afternoon to argue motions in his criminal case.
The day after the Clayton News Daily revealed documents that seem to connect former Sheriff Victor Hill to the crimes for which he has been indicted, his defense attorney disputed the evidence and continued to proclaim Hill’s innocence.
Clayton County police arrested two teenagers Wednesday after getting a call from neighbors about a burglary in progress.
An autopsy was performed Wednesday afternoon on a Clayton County inmate found dead inside his cell earlier that morning.
Man charged in brother’s alleged assault
No charges have been filed in last month's death of a toddler but a Georgia Bureau of Investigation autopsy report seems to show the boy died from physical abuse.
The state’s evidence against former Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill includes bank statements and other documents that seem to form a paper trail connecting Hill to allegations of illegal activities, the Clayton News Daily has learned.
A McDonough man who served prison time for drug possession and burglary has been indicted in Clayton County in three separate cases, including one where police allege he brought a sawed-off rifle onto campus at Huie Elementary School.
Clayton County police Chief Gregory Porter has hired an attorney in response to a state-led investigation into alleged misappropriation of grant money.
Clayton County police issued a Mattie’s Call for a Riverdale man who apparently walked away from his home Monday just after noon.
Ebonecke Ford was one of three Drug Court graduates to stand tall in front of cheering family and friends Thursday night and share the story of her rocky path to recovery. Troy Patterson and Meshia Dozier also weathered the storm to finish the intensive program.
Organization prepares to recognize volunteers
The county’s only Keep America Beautiful affiliate got an improvement grant and is gearing up to recognize the many volunteers that help the organization live up to its title.
Following the recommendation for the maximum sentence from Daly's family and the District Attorney's Office, Johnathan Bun was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole plus 70 years.
Convicted cop killer Johnathan Bun was sentenced to the maximum allowed under the law Thursday morning after a scathing denunciation by Clayton County Superior Court Chief Judge Deborah Benefield.
Former MARTA police officer Willie Clarence Lee Jr. has been charged with having a long-term physical relationship with a child starting when she was 9 that included sex at his home more than 50 times in five years, said authorities.
A former Clayton County sheriff’s deputy fired on Victor Hill’s first day in office in 2005 is apparently endorsing his re-election, according to a press release issued Wednesday by Hill’s campaign.
An Atlanta woman sobbed Wednesday afternoon and told a Clayton County Magistrate Court judge she’d rather be charged with prostitution than murder.
Subdivision celebrates first anniversary in program
Residents of one of the county’s oldest subdivisions got together Monday night to celebrate a milestone — one year’s participation in a Neighborhood Watch program.
The absence of Mayor Corine Deyton from recent Council meetings was addressed Monday night after a query into her status was made by a resident.
Police say victim enticed in sex for money scheme
Clayton County sheriff’s deputies arrested an Atlanta woman Tuesday on a murder charge in the shooting death of a man police said she enticed with a sex for money scheme.
Allegedly had 5-year ‘relationship’ with minor girl
An Ellenwood man who worked 12 years as a MARTA police officer has been charged with having a long-term physical relationship with a child that included sex at his home more than 50 times, said authorities.
A Riverdale man has been arrested for arson in connection with a July 25 blaze that forced a mom and her toddler to jump from a second-story window, said authorities.
A convicted felon in and out of state prison since 1996 has been charged with murder in last week’s shooting of a man at a Stockbridge Taco Bell, said authorities.
Bun expected to be sentenced Thursday
A Riverdale man is expected to be sentenced to life in prison Thursday for killing a Clayton County sheriff’s deputy more than a year ago.
Hundreds of people flocked to Battle Creek Library Friday afternoon to get free school supplies, in spite of temperatures in the 90s.
First wireless drive benefits domestic violence victims
For the first time Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services is teaming with Clayton County Coalition against Domestic Violence to collect used cell phones.
Forest Park City Council will vote Monday night on two items that will boost the budget of the police department, according to the agenda released Friday.
A former NFL player bonded out of the Clayton County Jail after being arrested Tuesday on child-abandonment charges.
JONESBORO — A sheriff’s candidate facing a 37-count felony indictment for alleged criminal activity related to his previous term in office has apparently garnered enough votes Tuesday to challenge the incumbent to a runoff.
JONESBORO — Clayton County District Attorney Tracy Graham Lawson returned to office for another four years, according to unofficial preliminary returns Tuesday night.
Woman says man hit her with iron skillet
Police are looking for a man suspected of choking and beating an acquaintance over the head with an iron skillet.
Former Morrow City Manager John Lampl was in court Tuesday fighting to get access to documents connected to the special purpose grand jury that investigated him.
The mother of one of three teenagers killed in an August crash grew emotional in court Tuesday morning as she faced the driver in person for the first time and asked for closure.
Clayton County sheriff's investigators are looking into the shooting death within the last hour of a suspected kidnapper and rapist.
Clayton County police have issued a Mattie’s Call for a Jonesboro man who apparently walked away from his home Wednesday about noon.
Fellow officers, and deputies at the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office, have been most supportive of Michael Hooks, who is battling stage three testicular cancer.
Filings claim unknown medical condition
Filings in Clayton County Superior Court claim a Lithonia woman charged with an Aug. 25 crash that killed three teenagers suffers from an undiagnosed medical condition and that she has no memory of the incident.
LAKE CITY — William Thompson always wanted to run for public office but never got the chance. For some, that chance is still viable, a dream that could one day be attained but Thompson has reached the end of his shot at "one day."
Clayton County police officers were out in full force last weekend, slowing down speeders to curb fatal crashes.
A man still on probation for theft and burglary last year was arrested Wednesday for allegedly scamming illegal immigrants out of thousands of dollars.
Companion investigations into suspected drug activity and a thinly-veiled ad for prostitution services led Clayton County sheriff's deputies to a Stockbridge trailer and the discovery of a substance not commonly seized in raids — GHB.