5 things to know tonight: Police say Forsyth woman faked cancer, got $25K in donations, gifts

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5 things to know tonight: Police say Forsyth woman faked cancer, got $25K in donations, gifts

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Mary A. Bennett (Credit: Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office)

1. Cops: Forsyth woman faked cancer, got $25K in donations, trips, gifts. Mary Bennett of Forsyth County "fed off the kindheartedness of the people in this community," sheriff's Deputy Epi Rodriguez said. Bennett, 29, was arrested earlier this month, nearly five years after investigators believe she began faking Stage IV ovarian cancer. [Read more]

2. Free Chick-fil-A breakfast, lunch and dinner this week. Need to make your dining decisions this week? Well, Chick-fil-A locations across metro Atlanta have some offers for you, including a free sausage biscuit Tuesday morning. [Read more]

3. Weather Channel digital meteorologist dies in Midtown car crash. Nick Wiltgen, a veteran Weather Channel digital meteorologist, died in a Midtown car crash Sunday after he drove his car at a high speed into the Colony Square parking garage, entering the W Hotel Midtown. Wiltgen died at the scene. [Read more]

4. U.S. Embassy: Caribbean vacation turns deadly for Atlanta woman. U.S. officials have confirmed the death of 39-year-old Jessica Lewis Colker on the Caribbean island of Grenada. Various media reports that she was murdered while walking on the beach with her husband. [Read more]

5. Clear, slightly windy night tonight in the forties. You may still want to keep a light jacket nearby. [Get your 5-day forecast]

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