5 things to know tonight: ME confirms man in Piedmont Park committed suicide

1. ME confirms man in Piedmont Park committed suicide. A black man whose hanging death at Piedmont Park sparked social media outrage and protests was identified Tuesday and the death was ruled a suicide. [Read here]

2. CBS46 producer fired over racist rants about Black Lives Matter on Facebook.  FTVLive earlier today posted three Facebook rants by a CBS46 photographer/producer in which he insulted the Black Lives Matter movement, calling them "unevolved, uncivilized turds" and wondering if the protesters could be boxed in and bombed. [Read here]

3. Three reasons the Hawks changed course on Jarrett Jack.  The Hawks agreed to a one-year contract at the veteran minimum of $1.6 million with Jarrett Jack this week. [Read here]

4. 'Naked Twister' mom gets probation for teen party. An Augusta-area mother of five has been sentenced to six years of probation for smoking marijuana, drinking alcohol and playing a naked game of Twister with teens in her home in 2015.  [Read here]

5. Former Miss Alabama calls Dallas shooter a "martyr."   "I'm dealing with a bit of guilt because .. because I don't feel sad for the officers that lost their lives," said Kalyn Chapman James, the first African American to hold the Miss Alabama title. [Read here]