5 things to know tonight: Collapsed I-85 bridge to reopen Monday and other stories

1. I-85 bridge to be open for Monday rush hour commute, probably sooner. I-85 in Atlanta will reopen in time for Monday's morning rush hour commute and probably sooner. The northbound lanes probably will be open sometime Saturday and the southbound lanes sometime Sunday, Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry said at a press conference Wednesday. [Read more]

2. Former Kennesaw student stripped of protection from deportation. Federal authorities have stripped a former Kennesaw State University student of her temporary protection from deportation, setting the stage for her possible expulsion. Jessica Colotl's arrest and near-deportation for a traffic violation in 2010 sparked a controversy about unauthorized immigrants attending public colleges in Georgia and beyond. [Read more]

3. Former NBA player Rex Chapman on uninsured Dwight Howard: 'It sounds about right.' Rex Chapman thinks bringing Dwight Howard to Atlanta was a "terrible decision." Chapman, a former NBA player and a current host of "NBA on TuneIn Live," reacted on Tuesday to the news of Dwight Howard being pulled over in the early morning of what would be the Hawks' season-ending playoff loss [Read more]

4. DeKalb sheriff under fire from fellow sheriffs. The Georgia Sheriffs' Association has asked the governor to launch an immediate investigation into the arrest of DeKalb County's sheriff for exposing himself and then fleeing a law enforcement officer. In a letter, the sheriffs' organization requested that Gov. Nathan Deal appoint a committee that would report their findings within 30 days. Pursuant to Georgia code, that committee would be composed of two sheriffs and the attorney general. [Read more]

5. Elderly couple dies holding hands after 62 years together. A Texas couple left the world last month the same way they began their relationship 62 years ago -- holding hands. Thomas and Delma Ledbetter, of Lake Jackson, died less than 90 minutes apart on April 21. KPRC 2 in Houston reported that the couple ended up in a nursing home after they fell ill within days of one another. Delma Ledbetter fell ill first, followed by her husband. [Read more]