DeKalb County church to giveaway food to thousands during drive-through event

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on food insecurities among low income and middle-class families that struggle to make it from check to check. With that in mind, the pastor of New Birth Cathedral in DeKalb County said his church has a responsibility to serve the thousands of families who've come to rely on their weekend food giveaways. Rev. Jamal Bryant said 5,000 families are expected to show up for Thanksgiving turkeys and vegetables Saturday morning.

Prosecutors: Ex-officer and Gangster Disciple sentenced

A former police officer and Gangster Disciples member was sentenced to 15 years of imprisonment followed by five years of supervised release for racketeering conspiracy involving murder, federal prosecutors in Atlanta announced Monday.