Category: Crime & Breaking News

Crime Report: simple battery, assault, vandalism

Warning: this article contains references to sexual assault  Simple battery at Woodruff Circle A simple battery incident was reported on Sept. 24 after 11 p.m. at the bus stop at the intersection of Clairmont Road and North Decatur Road. The victim, a student, reported unwanted contact from a male stranger to the Emory Police Department [...]

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Clery Report 2021: Aggravated assault, fondling, hate crimes increase on campus

Emory University’s annual Clery Report, released via a University-wide email from Emory Police Chief Cheryl Elliott on Oct. 1, revealed increases in aggravated assault, fondling and hate crimes on Emory’s Atlanta campus in 2020, which includes surrounding Emory Healthcare facilities. Incidents involving drug law violation disciplinary referrals and dating violence saw increases from 2019 to [...]

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University moves to yellow operating condition, citing increase in cases

Emory University will shift from the green operating condition to a “modified” yellow condition effective immediately, according to a Sept. 2 email from Executive Director for COVID-19 Response and Recovery Amir St. Clair.  The shift was attributed to the campuswide increase in COVID-19 cases caused by the Delta variant, St. Clair wrote. As of Sept. [...]

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