5 things to know: Rain causing accidents around Atlanta

Five things to know Tuesday, May 17:

1. Rain swept across metro Atlanta early Tuesday morning and started to cause crashes. [Lauren Foreman has the details | your Atlanta weather forecast]

2. An editor for an online news site said her adult son was targeted by Atlanta police as he attempted to sell a laptop he advertised on Craigslist. [Alexis Stevens has the police response to this allegation]

3. A man died Monday night after Clayton County police shot him for running from and aiming a gun at them, authorities said. [Raisa Habersham has more details on this story]

4.  A 4.5-foot copperhead snake bit an employee Monday afternoon at the Lowe's Home Improvement store in North Carolina. [Find out more about what happened here]

5. You'll be amazed and astounded by the stories of these 11 amusement parks that once called Atlanta home. [Check out Pete Corson's photo story and interactive presentation here]