A 31-year-old Marietta man was arrested Sunday after a brief standoff at the townhouse where he lives.

5 things to know today: Double murder suspect arrested; Electoral College to cast votes for president

1. Murder suspect arrested in Marietta after SWAT standoff. Justin Hess, 31, is accused of killing his 61-year-old mother and is also suspected in the fatal shooting of a man Saturday in Sandy Springs, according to police. [Read here]

2. Trump opponents try to make last stand. What is normally a symbolic vote for President by the Electoral College has taken on different overtones this year in the wake of President-Elect Donald Trump’s victory. [Read here]

3. What 49ers QB Kaepernick had to say after loss to Falcons. On how injuries have affected their play: “It’s a difficult situation, two weeks in a row we’ve had a center, a receiver, and a tight end go down so players have had to step up." [Read here]

4. Teen who ‘disappeared’ from Alpharetta party found dead in nearby lake. Police believe 18-year-old Chamberlain Ivey drowned, and are “investigating the possibility that illegal narcotics played a role in the events that transpired.” [Read here]

5. It's freezing again. And with wet roads from overnight showers, the National Weather Service is watching closely for any reports of ice, especially on bridges and overpasses in metro Atlanta. [Read here]

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