5 things to know tonight: 1 killed in Cobb during Craigslist deal and other stories


Credit: Channel 2

Credit: Channel 2

1. 1 killed near Cumberland Mall during Craigslist transaction. A Craigslist transaction turned deadly Monday, after one person was shot outside a Carrabba's restaurant near Cumberland Mall in Cobb County, Smyrna police said. [Read more]

2. Cops: Uninsured Dwight Howard caught speeding hours after playoff loss. After the Washington Wizards ended the Atlanta Hawks' season on April 28 – beating them 115-99 in Game 6 of the playoffs – highly paid Hawks' center Dwight Howard went for a drive. [Read more]

3. Shaq for sheriff? Ex-NBA star eyes a run for office in 2020. NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal said he's aiming to run for sheriff – he didn't say where – in 2020. The 45-year-old told 11Alive it's not about politics but "bringing people closer together." Here's more from the station's website: Shaq says he's perfect for the job, because he can relate to everyone. "I can put on a suit and have a conversation with Bill Gates. I can go in the hood and talk to the homies, and talk to the children." [Read more]

4. DeKalb sheriff skips work after arrest for indecency. Georgia police regulators have opened an investigation into DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey Mann's arrest over the weekend on charges he exposed himself and ran from authorities. [Read more]

5. Couple's domestic dispute turns into deadly shooting in Gwinnett. A woman was killed in Gwinnett County when her husband shot her and then turned the gun on himself, police said Monday morning. [Read more]