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First Slice 3-28-16: Chicago mayor tells DeKalb police chief to stop packing his bags

Plus, the life of a skateboarding magazine editor

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DeKalb County Public Safety Director Cedric Alexander won't become Chicago's next police chief although he was initially offered the job. Alexander says Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel told him late Saturday night that he's moving in another direction. The Chicago Sun-Times reported Emanuel was miffed after the controversial DeKalb official told a reporter he'd been offered the Chicago job.

If signed by Gov. Nathan Deal, will Georgia's controversial "religious liberty" legislation do away with local non-discrimination ordinances? That's up to a judge. And that was by the Legislature's design.

A rash of robberies and car break-ins have left Reynoldstown residents on edge. One house has been struck twice in two weeks.

The massive investment to turn Martin Luther King Jr. Drive into what Mayor Kasim Reed is calling a "Street of Dignity" is set to begin.

Georgia Tech has bid farewell to Brian Gregory, who led the Yellow Jackets basketball team over the last five seasons to a 76-86 overall record.

Prior to his death from colon cancer, Ralph David Abernathy III wanted to properly recognize his father's role in the Civil Rights Movement and raise awareness about genetically modified organisms in food.

"“I’ve been bit by a horse, bit by a camel, fell off a camel, fell off a horse, hit by an elevator, hit by a horse, hit by a bus, hit by a car, hit by a van... I’ve been a projectile pretty much forever.” Such is the life of Jake Phelps, longtime Thrasher Magazine editor in chief.






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