5 things to know tonight: Cop made up story about Georgia shooting, GBI says

1.  Cop made up story about Georgia shooting, GBI says.  The Jackson police officer who claimed a black man shot her last week fabricated the story and is now facing multiple felony charges, including evidence tampering and giving false statements to investigators, according to the GBI. [Read more]

2.  More than 850 students absent amid racial tensions at Gwinnett school Nearly one-third of the student body at Archer High School was absent Friday, as those who were present worked to defuse tensions that followed one student's racially divisive comments on social media.  [Read more]

3.  Family releases video in deadly Charlotte shooting. The New York Times has obtained cellphone video of the deadly encounter between Keith Scott and Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers in Charlotte, N.C..  [Read more]

4.  Braves' offensive turnaround has been startling.  It's been such a startling turnaround that hitting coach Kevin Seitzer, interim manager Brian Snitker – whose team is 18-12 in its past 30 games — and a lot of hot-hitting Braves probably wish the season weren't about to end.  [Read more]

5.  WSB's Erick Erickson holds firm to #NeverTrump despite pressures to yield.  Erick Erickson wrote in his essay that he had been "actively" reconsidering his position, talking with friends and pondering in prayer. But he couldn't overlook Trump's faults.  [Read more]