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Apr 2, 2014 at 6:48 PM
Trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO set for June
Apr 1, 2014 at 5:13 PM
A judge will rule this week on motions challenging the prosecution of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis.
Mar 31, 2014 at 1:10 PM
Suspended DeKalb CEO contends prosecutors are hiding evidence
Jan 23, 2014 at 7:31 PM

DUNWOODY, Ga. -- Police and fire crews were on the scene of a fire at the Broadstone Dunwoody Apartments Thursday evening.

There was no immediate word on the extent of the damage, but Dunwoody Police said the blaze appeared to be under...
Jan 23, 2014 at 5:10 PM

DECATUR, GA -- A former top assistant to DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James says investigators may have broken the law gathering evidence against CEO Burrell Ellis.

Don Geary, former chief assistant district attorney to...
Jan 23, 2014 at 3:01 PM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis faced a judge Thursday morning.

Ellis, who is accused of extorting campaign contributions from companies trying to do business with the county, called the 14 felony...
Jan 23, 2014 at 2:52 PM
DA takes witness stand for two hours while Burrell Ellis's defense attorney tries to discredit his case.
Jan 17, 2014 at 2:36 AM

CONYERS, Ga. -- A female deputy with the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office has been fired for pursuing a relationship with an inmate in the county jail.

Anna Salva, 31, lost her job Wednesday after information about her contact with the...
Jan 16, 2014 at 9:10 PM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- New indictments against suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis were released late Thursday afternoon.

The new, 14-count indictment included four counts of charges of criminal attempt to commit theft by...
Aug 22, 2013 at 2:49 PM
DECATUR, GA -- Some commissioners in DeKalb county say a scathing report issued by a special grand jury isn't much of a surprise.

Read the grand jury report here. 

The report criticized what it called "incompetence, patronage, fraud...
Aug 22, 2013 at 1:09 PM
DeKalb County officials say a grand jury report linked to its indicted CEO recommending criminal investigations for additional county employees shows why their form of government needs to be re-examined.
Aug 8, 2013 at 12:10 PM

DECATUR, Ga. -- A judicial hearing in the case against suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis has been canceled.

The hearing had been scheduled for Friday morning in Decatur.  A new date for the hearing has not been...
Jul 29, 2013 at 6:02 AM

DECATUR, Ga. -- Suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis waived his appearance before a judge Monday.

Ellis was scheduled for an arraignment on several charges, including extortion. He is accused of using his position and power to...
Jul 29, 2013 at 2:28 AM
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Jul 22, 2013 at 3:50 AM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- On Monday, Lee May kicks off his first full week as interim CEO of DeKalb County.

May was sworn in last Tuesday after Gov. Nathan Deal followed a panel's recommendation to suspend Burrell Ellis from office. Ellis...