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DeKalb County to tackle water meter issues with new device

DUNWOODY, Ga. -- It almost became a competition between Atlanta and DeKalb homeowners -- who had the higher water bills?

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Two arrested in Dunwoody murder


DUNWOODY, Ga. -- Two men have been charged with murder after Dunwoody police found a body inside an apartment complex.

Tuesday, police announced their investigation lead them to arrest Kashawn Mitchell, 22, and Julius Bynum-Horn, 21. Both are charged with felony murder. 

Dunwoody drunk driver crosses three yards, strikes house

DUNWOODY, Ga. -- Dunwoody police are saying a driver that crashed into a house clearly didn't heed their warning about drinking and driving this holiday season.

By social media, the department reported that they responded to a home on Manhasset Drive around 3:30 a.m. where a truck had struck a home.

Police said the vehicle crossed three yards before striking the home, rupturing gas and water lines and forcing the brief evacuation of neighbors.

Police said the driver of the pickup truck - who was not named in the post - though he was in Cobb County heading to Woodstock.

"We changed his assumed route for him and transported him to the DeKalb County Jail instead," the department said on their page. 

Fire causes major damage at Dunwoody area apartment

DUNWOODY, Ga. -- Ten families are out of their homes after a fire ripped through a DeKalb County apartment complex.

The fire happened at the Dunwoody Village Apartments off of North Peachtree Road.

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Dunwoody police save man with overdose drug

DUNWOODY, Ga. -- Dunwoody police are crediting the use of the overdose drug for helping to save a man's life. Wednesday, officers responded to a welfare check and found a man unconscious and unresponsive at The Drexel Apartments.

According to a release, Sgt. Robert Parsons administered the department-issued dose of Evzio Naloxone. EMS issued an additional dose once they arrived.

He was transported to a local hospital where he tested positive for opiods.

Dunwoody police wrote in a release, "Due to Sergeant Parsons' quick response and action by administering Evzio Naloxone, the male is expected to make a full recovery. Ironically, Sergeant Parsons initiated the department's effort to secure the devices."

Suspicious death investigated in Dunwoody

DUNWOODY, Ga. -- Police in Dunwoody are investigating a suspicious death at an apartment complex.

The investigation was underway Monday at The Barclay Apartments located at 4580 Barclay Drive. According to police, 24-year-old Ja'ron Acklin was found dead inside an apartment.

Anyone with information on the death is asked to call police at 678-382-6916.

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Dunwoody Police warn students about high school pranks

DUNWOODY, GA (WXIA) – Dunwoody Police are stepping up patrols near Dunwoody High School after officer say a student prank got out of hand Monday evening, leading nearby residents to call 911.

Now, the school’s principal and police are cracking down with a stern warning for students.

The principal held an assembly with students on Tuesday to talk about what happened on Monday night. It’s called “Junior-Senior Wars” and the school’s principal says it has been a tradition at Dunwoody High for the past few years.

11Alive News obtained a copy of the letter the principal sent home with students threatening suspension or expulsion for the continued behavior.

Dunwoody Police are concerned that the activity could have been become more serious. An officer pointed out on Tuesday that there was one element that takes the events of Monday night beyond a harmless joke.