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Gang member pleads guilty in death of baby

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – A gang member charged with killing a baby in DeKalb County has been sentenced to life plus 20 years in prison.

Devin Thomas plead guilty Monday in theMay 2014 shooting death of 9-month-old Kendarious Edwards. His plea allowed him to avoid the death penalty.

Thomas, 20, will be eligible for parole in 50 years.

Intruder shot and killed during apartment invasion

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- One person is dead following a home invasion early Monday morning.

According to authorities, a 28-year-old male forced his way into an apartment and assaulted a woman inside. The intruder was confronted, shot and killed by the male occupant of the apartment.

The incident took place at the Mountain Lake Apartments located off of North Hairston Road. The apartment's occupants all remained at the scene when police arrived.

The intruder has yet to be identified as the investigation continues.

Protesters want Stone Mountain confederate flag in museum

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- A group of protesters want to remove the confederate flags from public display at Stone Mountain. 

The African American Equality Committee planned the Saturday noon protest. In a statement, they argued:

Uber driver's quick thinking leads to Days Inn shooters' capture

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- Three suspects are in police custody after a man was shot in the head Tuesday morning at a Stone Mountain Days Inn, but police credit the quick-thinking of an Uber driver for the suspects' capture.

Suspects caught in hotel robbery where man was shot in the head

UPDATE 11:00 AM:Police have captured all three suspects.

UPDATE 10:00 AM: Snellville Police caught two of the three suspects from this morning's shooting/robbery. According to Public Information Officer Captain C. G. Roberts, the stolen car was spotted in a neighborhood off Scenic Highway in Snellville. There was a foot chase where two of the suspects were apprehended without incident. One suspect is still being pursued. Police have K9 officers and a helicopter searching for him on Scenic Highway between Highway 78 and High Point Road.

DeKalb DA indicts three teens for deadly carjacking


DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- The DeKalb County district attorney indicted three teenagers Tuesday in the shooting death of a 25-year-old woman during an attempted carjacking at a gas station in October.

Cameron Williams, Demonte Grant, and Jermaine Grant -- all under the age of 17 -- have been formally charged with three counts of murder and two counts of aggravated assault. No arraignment date has been set for the three co-defendants. They will not face the death penalty.

Former DeKalb teacher arrested on child molestation charges

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- A DeKalb County investigation has led to the arrest of a former teacher on child molestation charges.

Judge Wayne Purdom signed the arrest warrant for Quentin Martavious Wright, 25, of Decatur on Wednesday, charging that Wright sent pornographic photographs to a student.

Wright was first arrested in May after investigators found he allowed students to have sex in a classroom closet at Champion Theme Middle School in Stone Mountain, Ga.