5 things to know today: Ross Harris trial: Details of sexting revealed

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5 things to know today: Oct. 18

1. Hot-car murder trial: Sexting revelations and 2 other things to know. Details of Justin Ross Harris' lurid texts to an underaged teen and another woman came to light on Monday, making for an uncomfortable morning of testimony for the jury. [Read here]

2. Why November's vote is especially excruciating for some Georgians. Many voters long ago made their choice for president and are probably even satisfied, if not pleased, with their choice. But to some lifelong Republicans who months ago rejected Trump and to Democratic activists who defied Clinton, their November choice is particularly excruciating. [Read here]

3. Report: Passengers took money from Shawty Lo's pockets at deadly crash scene. TMZ, citing incident reports, notes that two women in the car with the Atlanta rapper after the wreck asked if they could retrieve cash from his pockets before authorities took his body away. [Read here]

4. 5 things to know about the Falcons on Tuesday. The Falcons fell to the Seahawks 26-24 on a controversial call. The AJC's D. Orlando Ledbetter and DJ Sixsmith discuss the missed pass interference call towards the end of the game. [Read here]

5. Temps could reach record levels. It's unusually warm again. The record high for Tuesday is 86 degrees, set in 1984, according to Channel 2 Action News. Highs came just a couple of degrees shy of record levels Monday, when Atlanta reached 83 degrees. [Read here]

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Justin Ross Harris listened on Monday to testimony from co-workers and women he sexted.

Justin Ross Harris listened on Monday to testimony from co-workers and women he sexted.
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Justin Ross Harris listened on Monday to testimony from co-workers and women he sexted.

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