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May 29

May 29, 2012 --

Senate leader Balfour piles up freebies Stadiums’ costs outweighing revenue potential Cherokee Co. grand jury may look into deal with wood recycling company Atlanta Citizen Review Board under scrutiny Questions remain about firefighters’ air packs Ocmulgee Circuit judge retires facing investigation Reward never paid to witness in 2003 cop killing case Council member lives outside […]

Nov. 5

November 5, 2011 --

South downtown must be fixed for ATL to thrive ATL mayor’s bro quits after driving city vehicle without license Tax hikes don’t stop DeKalb officials’ travel Savannah firefighters deliver message for alderman

Audit: Unexplained 911 delays cripple ATL fire’s response time

Audit: Unexplained 911 delays cripple ATL fire's response time
October 24, 2011 --

Atlanta firefighters take much longer than they should to respond to emergencies, measured against national standards, and the delays are getting worse. Training, more dispatchers and a 911 audit to ferret out the cause of extraordinary delays — not necessarily more firefighters — may be the best solution, city auditor Leslie Ward says.

Oct. 18

October 18, 2011 --

Airport proposals due soon after two firms botched paperwork Probe: 3 Augusta firefighters violated policies Covington mayoral candidate drops out after sign theft

Dec. 23

December 23, 2010 --

Blue ribbon panel hired PR firm for CRCT report 6 firefighters reprimanded over crash video

Aug. 19

August 19, 2010 --

Ga. company fined $3.3M in federal price-fixing probe Fayette school board faces accreditation inquiry Ga. EPD to investigate DeKalb development Perdue to investigate ATL school cheating 3 ATL firefighters file lawsuits in cheating probe Ethics Commission orders Sen. Harbison to pay $3,800 Clayton Co. cop accused of protecting drug dealers Is ATL school board protecting […]

June 11

June 11, 2010 --

DA: Deputy caught Fayette judge, public defender having sex Review board: Discipline officers in Eagle raid Cheating investigation exonerates ATL firefighters Stockbridge mayor under investigation for cemetery clean-up

May 5

May 5, 2010 --

Creative Loafing’s 2010 Golden Sleaze Awards Judge’s alleged relationship with public defender prompts conflict questions ATL firefighters accused of cheating Planned coal ash rules could affect Plant Scherer WellPoint being investigated by state

April 16

April 16, 2010 --

DeKalb terminates superintendent GBI: Accused claims Roethlisberger forced her to have sex SCLC accused of misspending more funds Senate panel removes review from death-penalty statute Ray McBerry saga: Victim’s mom’s story Lawyers in bias case want DeKalb to pay $2M in fees UGA research funding is drying up APD, Citizen Review Board continue to disagree […]

Feb. 10

February 10, 2010 --

Suspicious CRCT test scores widespread in state Coweta DUI suspect dies after 14 hours in restraint chair Gwinnett commissioner refuses to testify on land deals Outsourcing is increasing, not lowering state’s IT costs Firefighters say dispatchers share blame for fatal Dunwoody fire Report: Illegals working on Cobb County courthouse State: MARTA elevator had history of […]

Feb. 3

February 3, 2010 --

Congressman: Not sure of his role, still collected $1,500 per meeting by defunct insurer Ga. mental health agency warns of ‘quagmire’ if taken over DeKalb superintendent’s spending questioned Carrollton mayor amends disclosures following complaint Recording details firefighters’ response to deadly blaze Ethics panel’s tough task: Reconcile reality, idealism Dougherty school board violated law, attorney says

DeKalb dismisses 4 firefighters who left scene of fatal blaze

January 29, 2010 --

DeKalb County terminated four firefighters Friday for neglect of duty after finding they had left the scene — without leaving their trucks — of a reported fire that killed an elderly Dunwoody woman.