5 things to know tonight: Owner arrested after dog kills boy, injures girl; Bishop Eddie Long’s funeral and more

Credit: John Spink

Credit: John Spink

1. Boy killed, girl injured in pit bull attack on way to school. Logan Braatz and Syari Sanders, students at F.L. Stanton Elementary School, were walking to a bus stop in the 1200 block of Gideons Drive in southwest Atlanta when they were mauled, police and school officials said. [Read more]

2. New details released for Bishop Eddie Long memorial service. New details have been released for the funeral services of Bishop Eddie L. Long, pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia. Long, 63, an influential and controversial pastor, died Sunday after battling an aggressive form of cancer. [Read more]

3. Gwinnett chairman apologizes for colleague's 'racist pig' comments. Gwinnett County Chairman Charlotte Nash said Tuesday she has personally apologized to U.S. Rep. John Lewis for the comments of colleague Tommy Hunter, who called the civil rights icon "a racist pig" on Facebook. [Read more]

4. DeKalb cop accused of posting nude pics of Atlanta cop to Instagram. A DeKalb County police officer is facing charges after allegedly posting nude photos of an Atlanta officer to Instagram and Snapchat. [Read more]

5. Andrew Young: John Lewis made 'a mistake,' and so did Donald Trump. One of the stranger moments of Martin Luther King Day came Monday morning in Nashville, where – immediately following a speaking event – former Atlanta mayor Andrew Young received a phone call from President-elect Donald Trump. [Read more]