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I-75 north reopens after crash

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Northbound Interstate 75 in Cobb County has completely reopened after an accident Thursday morning.

The wreck happened near the Windy Hill Road exit.

Police and fire officials responded to the two-car crash. There was no immediate word of any serious injuries.

Five lanes of the highway were temporarily shut down by the wreck.

For the latest traffic conditions in metro Atlanta, visit 11Alive.com/Traffic.

11 Things You Need to Know for Thursday, August 22

(WXIA) -- These are the top 11 local and national stories to be talked about on Thursday. Be in the know as you start your day. 

1. The heroes of the McNair shooting 

They deserve it - say "Thank You" to some who saved the day at McNair Early Learning Center. 

2. Who is Michael Brandon Hill

Learn more about the man who could have fired 500 rounds of ammo, according to police. 

3. Jason Heyward to undergo jaw surgery

Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward will undergo surgery on his broken jaw Thursday.

Man faces charges for setting fire to homeless camp

MARIETTA, Ga. -- One man is in custody after intentionally setting fire to a homeless camp early Wednesday morning. 

Dispatchers in Cobb County said the flames began around 5:30. The camp was set up off Old Highway 41 near White Circle. 

Several tents at the camp caught the flames. According to Cobb Fire spokesperson Denell Boyd, two homeless campers were burned and taken to Grady for treatment. One victim had severe burns. 

Officer Mike Bowman said the man will face two counts of Aggravated Battery. His name was not released.

Investigators are working to determine who the fire was started. 

11 Things You Need to Know for Wednesday, August 21

(WXIA) -- We're following updates from a frightening shooting at a DeKalb County school, but want to make sure you're in the know on news for Wednesday. The following are the top local and national headlines for Tuesday, August 21. 

1. Shooting at McNair Learning Academy

Students return to class Wednesday, but will attend school at McNair High School. Parents still have questions, and some students are still shaken up. 

2. Photos from Tuesday's shooting at McNair

One armed man was taken into custody at McNair Discovery Learning Center in DeKalb County Tuesday afternoon. No students were hurt.

Cobb County jury sworn in for high profile Brunswick baby murder trial

MARIETTA, Ga. -- The murder trial of 18-year-old DeMarquise Elkins was moved from Brunswick to Cobb County because of overwhelming publicity about the crime.

COMPLETE COVERAGE | Brunswick baby shooting

He's accused of shooting 13-month-old Antonio Santiago in the face while the toddler was in its stroller and wounding the child's mother, Sherry West, when she refused to hand over money during a robbery last March.

His mother, Karimah Elkins, is also on trial, charged with tampering with evidence for allegedly trying to get rid of the pistol used in the killing.

As potential Cobb County jurors have been questioned since Monday, most of them also said they'd heard about the case.

Tuesday morning Elkins' public defender asked Judge Stephen Kelley to throw out the jury pool and delay the trial.

11 Things You Need to Know for Tuesday, August 20

(WXIA) -- News stories are talked about everyday, and keeping up with the most popular headlines can be tough. Use this list to make it easy - the top 11 Things You Need to Know in news for Tuesday, August 20.

1. Andrea Sneiderman sentencing

The jury in the Andrea Sneiderman perjury trial has found Sneiderman guilty of 9 of 13 counts. She will be sentenced Tuesday morning at 9 a.m.

2. First Prince George photos break tradition

Just like the unheard of second kiss on the balcony, the royal couple has once again broken tradition with a surprise! 

Jury selection begins in Brunswick baby shooting trial

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Jury selection begins Monday for the trial of a coastal Georgia teenager accused of gunning down a baby in his stroller.

Public outrage in Brunswick forced 18-year-old De'Marquise Elkins' trial to be moved to Cobb County, more than 300 miles from the scene of the crime.

COMPLETE COVERAGE | Brunswick baby shooting

Prosecutors say Elkins shot 13-month-old Antonio Santiago while trying to rob his mother. His 15-year-old accomplice's trial will happen later. The other teen is expected to be the state's star witness.

Investigators believe Elkins shot Santiago after the toddler's mother said she didn't have any money.