5 things to know: Mom who needs meds is missing with her 5 kids

Credit: Thrash, Rodney (CMG-Atlanta)

Credit: Thrash, Rodney (CMG-Atlanta)

Five things you should know for Monday, August 31:

1. Janee Dichier Ruffin-Cooper, who "has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, manic depression, paranoia and schizophrenia," has had no contact with her family since Saturday. [Read the full story here]

2. Horror director Wes Craven, best known for the "Nightmare on Elm Street" movies, has died. [Read more about the filmmaker here]

3. Atlanta police are investigating an overnight stabbing that left a man dead. The suspect is still at large. [Get more details here]

4. It was a tragic weekend at Turner Field. [fan's fatal fall was third since 2008 | Braves players, organizaton react to fan's death]

5. Today will start off cloudy, but there is only a 20 percent chance of rain. [Get your full forecast here]