You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to myAJC.com

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.

GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

  • IN-DEPTH REPORTING
  • INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING
  • NEW TOPICS & COVERAGE
  • ePAPER
X

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and bonus content- exclusively for subscribers. Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks

X

Welcome to myAJC.com

This subscriber-only site gives you exclusive access to breaking news, in-depth coverage, exclusive interactives and bonus content.

You can read free articles of your choice a month that are only available on myAJC.com.

Man accused of killing Oklahoma sheriff's deputy apprehended


A sheriff’s deputy died at an Oklahoma hospital Tuesday afternoon, hours after officials said he was shot by a man in Logan County, according to multiple reports.

>> Read more trending stories

Authorities identified the slain Logan County deputy as David Wade.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Local

GBI: Narcan may be no match for two new fentanyl strains
GBI: Narcan may be no match for two new fentanyl strains

Two new strains of fentanyl are so deadly, they may be immune to naloxone, also known as Narcan, the drug used to save those who have overdosed, the GBI said Tuesday in a news release.  Acrylfentanyl and tetrahydrofuran fentanyl were not identified by the GBI until March, when the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office submitted the drugs as part...
Gwinnett approves $2M contract to reconfigure courthouse entrance
Gwinnett approves $2M contract to reconfigure courthouse entrance

The front entrance to the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center is about to get a little more aesthetically pleasing — and user-friendly. Gwinnett’s Board of Commissioners approved Tuesday afternoon a $1.93 million contract to reconfigure the entryway to the county’s main courthouse and administrative building. That will include...
U.S. Marshals join search for couple accused in ‘cold chicken’ beating; $2K reward offered
U.S. Marshals join search for couple accused in ‘cold chicken’ beating; $2K reward offered

U.S. Marshals have joined the search for a couple accused in a violent beating over a food order in southeast Georgia. LaTasha and Nathaniel Eric Smith are wanted on aggravated assault charges after they allegedly punched a food stand owner and her 15-year-old daughter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution previously reported.  The attack happened...
Ex-DeKalb Commissioner Stan Watson charged with $3,000 theft
Ex-DeKalb Commissioner Stan Watson charged with $3,000 theft

Former DeKalb County Commissioner Stan Watson was charged with theft Tuesday for allegedly receiving about $3,000 for travel to conferences, then resigning from office without repaying the money. A grand jury indicted Watson, 63, on a single felony count of theft by conversion, which comes with a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison. Watson...
Emory University seeks formal inclusion into the city of Atlanta
Emory University seeks formal inclusion into the city of Atlanta

Emory University formally asked Tuesday to be annexed into the city of Atlanta, a move expected to make it easier for the school to lock in funding for light rail service to its DeKalb County campus In an email to the school body, president Claire E. Sterk said becoming part of the Georgia’s biggest city complements both Emory’s DeKalb...
More Stories