Suspect Dead After Jumping from Apartment Window
A man who was part of a group of home intruders died after jumping from an apartment window in unincorporated Stone Mountain Wednesday.
A victim, Roy Eaddy, was also charged with a felony drug charge, WSB reported.
Citing information from DeKalb County police, the television station said a suspect came to Lancashire Court apartment to buy drugs. Read more on Stone Mountain-Lithonia Patch.
Accused Cartersville High Teacher Fired
The Cartersville High School teacher accused of inappropriately touching a student has been fired as the police investigation continues.
During a called meeting Tuesday, the Cartersville City Schools Board of Educationupheld Superintendent Howard Hinesley's recommendation to terminate math teacher Sean McDermott's contract. He had been employed with the system since One Dead, Three Severely Injured in Austell CrashAugust. Read more on Cartersville Patch.
Three Shootings In Atlanta in a Two-Hour Time Span
A day after Mayor Kasim Reed joined more than 750 mayors across the country in signing a letter that urged President Barack Obama to push for change in national gun laws, the city was beset by three separate shootings that left one victim dead. Read more on East Atlanta Patch.