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Chicago man arrested on charges of drug-induced homicide

By Dave Gong | November 10, 2011

A Chicago man wanted in connection with a drug-induced homicide that occurred on July 1 is in custody, according to a DeKalb County Sheriff's press release.A warrant was issued on Oct. 13 for Irvin K. Young, 38, said Gary Dumdie, Chief Deputy of the DeKalb...

Duties of dealing with the dead: DeKalb county coroner up for reelection, unopposed since 1984

By Linze Griebenow | November 3, 2011

Dealing with dead bodies is not typically part of the job description in most occupations. However, DeKalb County coroner Dennis Miller has been dealing with them for the last 32 years. Deaths in Dekalb County that are sudden with an unknown cause, violent...

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