This newborn baby girl was found abandoned Monday night outside a home on Harlan Road in southwest Atlanta. WSB-TV photo.
Photo: Rosner, Brett (CMG-Atlanta)
Photo: Rosner, Brett (CMG-Atlanta)

5 things to know: Baby found outside Atlanta home

Five things you should know for Tuesday, August 25:

1. Police are searching for the mother of a newborn baby found abandoned this morning outside a southwest Atlanta home. [For more information, click here]

2. A second Georgia contractor, this one from Peachtree City, was among the dead in a recent suicide car bombing in Afghanistan. [Read more about retired Col. Richard P. McEvoy here]

3. A hit-and-run driver tried to flee on foot and was hit by a tractor-trailer, shutting down part of Interstate 285. [Read the full story here]

4. Most people don't live to be 95. These triplets reached that milestone together. [Read about their birthday celebration here]

5. Did you feel it this morning? That little nip in the air that signals summer won't last forever? [Get today's forecast here]

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