Coyotes have been spotted in Forest Park but they do not run a risk to humans, said City Manager Frank Brandon.
There are 2200 homeless children attending classes in Clayton County schools but they are no different from their fellow students.
LOVEJOY — The five kids hurried through the clothes department of Lovejoy Walmart, grabbing shirts, socks, underwear and pajamas.
Forest Park police are looking for two men they believe broke into a home on Burks Road and stole items belonging to an elderly couple.
Going to a Christmas party, meeting Santa and taking home gifts was just the respite Tanika Mosley and her three young children needed this week.
DFCS worker charged with drug possession
Jonesboro police Chief Franklin Allen said he blasted state officials who made a mentally disabled man wait four hours after his driver was charged with drug possession Saturday.
The men and women of Forest Park Moose Lodge Chapter 1303 brought Christmas to residents of Arrowhead Healthcare Monday afternoon, complete with Santa, gifts, candy canes and singing.
A Stockbridge mother is being held in Clayton County Jail on charges she allowed her young daughter to send nude photos of herself to adult men, according to warrants.
Suspected in Ellenwood kidnapping
Federal authorities are looking for an Atlanta man in connection with the Sept. 17 kidnapping of a teenage girl, said officials Thursday.
Others face years in prison
A Stockbridge tax preparer was convicted Thursday in U.S. District Court on charges he stole millions in bogus refunds, said officials.
Our language is based on an established, agreed-upon set of rules. Think about it — “i before e except after c,” a, e, i, o, u and sometimes y,” subject-verb agreements, proper spelling and punctuation — so we can communicate on the same level. When someone decides that “their” also means “there” or “they’re,” that “your” is the same as “you’re” and that it’s OK to ignore the proper placement of commas and quotation marks, chaos ensues.
Ousting would require recall vote
Mayor David Lockhart wants to abolish the city’s code of ethics but couldn’t get support of council Monday night.
A mother of eight children under 18 has been indicted on 16 counts of first degree child cruelty and child deprivation, according to court records.
After being empaneled all day Friday, a Fayette County grand jury declined to indict Clayton County police Chief Greg Porter on racketeering and other charges.
Residents will get a voice in the accreditation of its police department during a public hearing Dec. 16.
Years ago, some Christian missionaries considered Native Alaska totem poles idols and burned them.
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.
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.
Donations are being sought to compile holiday baskets to honor public safety officers in Forest Park.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Clayton County police Chief Greg Porter could find out this month if he will have to fight racketeering charges.
A former claims representative who worked in the Morrow Social Security Administration office has been sentenced to federal prison for extortion.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Landry Merkison will be installed Dec. 6 as Clayton County’s fourth fire chief in less than three years.
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.
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.
Council members voted Monday to accept nearly half a million dollars to fund police presence at State Farmers Market.
It is said that the true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do nothing for him in return
Fifty families in Clayton and Henry counties will enjoy a Thanksgiving meal like the rest of the country next week, despite being homeless.
Five recent graduates of the Adult Felony Drug Court are discovering how amazing life can be once they put substance abuse behind them.
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.
A Clayton County jury took about 75 minutes to find three defendants in a murder case guilty on all 19 counts Tuesday.
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.
Clayton County sheriff’s officials said police are looking for two men seen fleeing the scene of a fatality Sunday about 5 p.m.