DeKalb County CEO Ellis found guilty of perjury, extortion charge
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July 01, 2015 11:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis, accused of pressuring vendors for campaign contributions, has been found guilty of perjury and attempted theft by extortion. The verdicts were announced late Wednesday morning. Ellis was acquitted of five other counts on charges that included bribery, according to local media. A jury of six men and six women had deliberated for more than four days before reaching the verdicts on Wednesday. Ellis maintained his innocence, saying he made phon...
DeKalb County CEO Ellis found guilty of perjury, extortion charge
Suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis, accused of pressuring vendors for campaign contributions, has been found guilty of perjury and attempted theft by extortion. The verdicts were announced l...
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Officials: Cutting Atlanta commute times will be costly
The sprawling Atlanta metro area's commuters navigate some of the longest trips to work in large U.S. cities. The average commute for metro Atlanta residents is 30 minutes, higher than the national...
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Confederate Flag
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Should the Confederate flag be displayed on government property?