Ward 2 candidate Dabouze Antoine served 15 days in jail for a DUI conviction a month before he qualified to run for office.
After two and a half years, Clayton County’s special purpose grand jury was dissolved Tuesday afternoon.
A man indicted in July for allegedly stabbing to death a dog has been arrested and charged in an April shooting that killed two men and paralyzed a third.
A Fayetteville man with a history of DUIs has been charged with the vehicular death of his passenger in a Sept. 19 crash.
Fayetteville police are looking for a Hampton man as a suspect in a “brazen” afternoon robbery at a busy shopping center.
A woman has been indicted for allegedly beating herself up in front of her kids.
Event aims to stop domestic violence
Young women experience domestic violence at a higher rate than other age groups, although the reason is unclear.
Despite the fact I can’t carry a tune in a high-tech bucket or play an instrument, music has always played a huge role in my life.
Elections Superintendent Charity Woods predicts a runoff in the Nov. 5 election and expects a record number of absentee ballots to be turned in.
After working his way through the ranks of Lake City Police Department to captain, Harold Simmons thought he’d done pretty well for himself without a college degree.
Ann Keith did a good-natured about-face at Monday night’s city council meeting by urging the board and her fellow residents to support positive programs in Forest Park.
Hearing loss no obstacle to firefighter’s success
Like many mothers of firefighters, Toni Duncan worries about her daughter at the beginning of each shift and breathes a sigh of blessed relief at the end, knowing she is safe and sound in her own bed.
The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office is reporting two accidents, one possibly fatal, that is creating havoc for rush-hour drivers in the Hampton area.
An Ellenwood teenager kidnapped from her home early Tuesday morning was found unharmed about noon Wednesday, said Clayton County police.
Clayton County police have issued a demand for the release of a kidnapped Ellenwood teenage girl.
A Levi’s Call alert has been issued for a teenager Clayton County police said was taken from her Ellenwood home during a robbery.
A Riverdale man has been sentenced to 22 months in federal prison for defrauding taxpayers through a scheme to forge vouchers issued to needy families.
What’s better than a trip to the circus?
A 1999 Jonesboro kidnapping and robbery involving a woman and her daughter will be featured tonight on a new series on Investigative Discovery channel.
City leaders are split on hiring a public information officer to counter what some say is a negative image created by the local newspaper.
It’s 2005 all over again in Clayton County, give or take a couple dozen deputies.
City council meets Monday in regular session at 7 p.m. and will be discussing two budget items, according to the agenda released Thursday.
A Clayton County grand jury has indicted a man for allegedly beating and choking his wife, according to court records.
Just call her the bionic firefighter.
Firefighters kicks off fall series
Clayton County firefighter Antonio Merkerson picked up a book about a pig who also happens to be a firefighter and pointed out the drawings.
Some of the best things in life are free and the offerings at Tuesday’s fifth annual National Night Out a perfect example of that.
JONESBORO — Clayton County police have arrested a Marietta man in an alleged string of sexual assaults where he posed as a cop to lure victims, said officials.
The average college student was likely in elementary school when the country was hit with its worse act of terrorism Sept. 11, 2001.
State drops case against two others
One of three defendants in a murder trial pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon to voluntary manslaughter, taking responsibility for firing a gun the night a barber was shot and killed.
A Jonesboro woman has admitted to her role in the theft of nearly $1 million from Cox Communications, said federal officials.
A dozen years ago today, 403 New York City firefighters, paramedics, police and Port Authority officers died with thousands of others when terrorist-manned jets slammed into the twin World Trade Center towers.
College students brought fun, food and frivolity to a senior living facility Saturday as old and young alike celebrated National Second Wind Dreams Day.
Forest Park honors 50 years of leisure activities
There’s nothing like a play sword fight between a little boy and his grandpa and the thrill is only heightened when the weapons were created from balloons by a clown.
Prosecution rests its case Tuesday
Clayton County Superior Court Judge Albert Collier denied a defense motion for a mistrial Monday after a detective slipped and identified a defendant’s photo as his mugshot.
Forest Park celebrated the 50th anniversary of its park and recreation services Saturday with a big blowout at Starr Park.
A search warrant executed by the Clayton County Police Department Thursday netted the seizure of $3 million in MDMA and the arrest of at two people, said officials.
Loitering, loud music, errant youth and petty thefts are issues most neighborhoods deal with at one time or another and Hunter Ridge is no different.
Forest Park residents won’t see an increase in their tax bill as city council members voted Tuesday to keep the millage rate the same as last year’s.
Forest Park police got a revenue boost Tuesday when city council members voted to accept a $13,269 justice assistance grant.
A joint search warrant executed by the Clayton County Police Department and Clayton County Sheriff’s Office Thursday netted and the arrest of at least two people, said officials.
Mildred Smith cried as she testified Friday morning about comforting a dying man she’d just met hours before he was shot at an April 2012 birthday party.
Mayor David Lockhart told residents Tuesday night that former City Manager John Parker was solely responsible for the $35,000 settlement to a former councilwoman.
While Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill settling a $300,000 lawsuit with taxpayers’ funds has left a bad taste in the mouths of some residents, the action is entirely legal, said officials.
Clayton County police Chief Greg Porter has returned to work following a seven-week unpaid administrative leave.
A man serving multiple sentences for rape convictions in Virginia was indicted Wednesday for alleged attacks on four women in Clayton County.
In 1963, the antebellum plantation opened at Stone Mountain Park, ground was broken for a visitors center at Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park and Forest Park kicked off its Parks and Recreation Department.
Jury selection began Tuesday in the case against three men accused of murder in the April 2012 death of a barber.
A Clayton County police officer faces life in prison and more than $10 million in fines if he is convicted on drug trafficking, firearms and corruption charges, said federal officials Thursday.
Jury selection will start Tuesday in the April 2012 death of a barber shot when he walked outside to check on grilled chicken during a birthday party in Conley.
Contaminated groundwater at a former U.S. Army base won’t hinder Forest Park’s plans for redevelopment.