5 things to know tonight: NFL responds to Falcons’ complaint; Ross Harris trial and more


5 things to know tonight: NFL responds to Falcons’ complaint; Ross Harris trial and more

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Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn talks to reporters in a post-game press conference following an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

NFL responds to Falcons’ complaint. Falcons coach Dan Quinn has heard back from the NFL’s head official Dean Blandino about the controversial non-call at the end of the Seattle game. [Read more]  


Minute-by-minute updates in the Justin Ross Harris trial. This is a running account of testimony in the Justin Ross Harris murder trial. Harris is accused of purposefully leaving his 22-month-old son Cooper in a hot SUV for 7 hours in June 2014. [Read more]  

Caitlyn Hickey Floyd testifies at Ross Harris trial on Wednesday. (WSB-TV)


Autopsy in McIver shooting released. An autopsy released today on Diane McIver, the Atlanta businesswoman shot by her husband in their SUV, confirmed earlier reports that she died of a gunshot wound to the back. [Read more] 

Claud “Tex” McIver and his wife Diane, are shown in undated family photos. Atlanta attorney Claud “Tex” McIver told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today that he accidentally shot and killed his wife as they rode in their SUV near Piedmont Park September 25th. Asked by a reporter if he purposely shot Diane McIver, Tex McIver responded, “I absolutely did not. She was my life partner. My life as I know it is ruined because of this accident.” FAMILY PHOTO The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


Cops: Georgia State student a suspect in multiple off-campus rapes. DeKalb police say they are investigating a 30-year-old student from Georgia State University’s Atlanta campus as a suspect in four rape cases. [Read more]  


Student loses leg after alleged incident with school employee. The student was injured in September when he was “thrown to the floor” multiple times by a contract employee at a Columbus school, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. [Read more] 

Edgewood Student Services Center in Columbus. (Credit: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer)
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