1. Arrest made in home invasion death of Atlantan who jumped from balcony
Police announced the arrest of a 20-year-old suspect Thursday in an apartment break-in last month that left 51-year-old Jose Greer dead after he jumped 30 feet from a balcony to escape intruders. Read more.
2. Donald Trump pegs Obama as the new Jimmy Carter
When Trump spoke in Florida this week about the 10 U.S. sailors detained by Iran, he said Pres. Obama's handling of it was "Jimmy Carter stuff," referencing the 444-day Iran hostage crisis contributing to Carter's defeat in the 1980 presidential election. Read more.
3. Georgia backs suit opposing birth control measure in Obamacare
Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens and 19 other states filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in favor of religious organizations that don't want to provide access to birth control as required under the Affordable Care Act. Read more.
4. Ron West hiring made official for Georgia Tech
It's official. Ron West has been hired as a co-offensive line coach for Georgia Tech and will work with offensive line coach Mike Sewak. Read more.
5. Cops: Decatur man kills 2 intruders; mom suffers heart attack
After Timoteo Hernandez, 28, shot and killed two men allegedly trying to break into their Decatur home Wednesday, his mother suffered a heart attack. According to a police report, Hernandez said that he flagged down officers after shooting the two men. "They tried to rob me and I shot them," he said in the police report. Read more.
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