11 Things You Need to Know for Wednesday, August 21

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(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.

3. Andrea Sneiderman gets 5 years behind bars 

The DeKalb County criminal learned Tuesday she will serve 5 years in prison with credit for time served.

4. Young child shot and killed 

A 3-year-old child was shot and killed in Lilburn during an argument inside a home.

5. UPS making insurance changes 

United Parcel Service Inc. plans to remove thousands of spouses from its medical plan because they are eligible for coverage elsewhere.

6. Buckhead restaurant shooting suspects at large

At least one suspect remains on the loose following a shooting at a Japanese steakhouse Tuesday evening. 

7. Brunswick baby murder trial to begin in Cobb County

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

8. Sharpie bringing work to Atlanta 

Sharpie, the popular permanent marker brand, is moving to Atlanta and bringing 60 jobs to the area.

9. Sony launching PS4

During a press conference at the Gamescom event in Germany, Sony revealed the PlayStation 4 will launch in North America on November 15, and Nov. 29 in Europe. The console will sell for $399.

10. How much coffee do you drink? 

Take our poll - do you drink more or less than four cups of coffee each day? 

12. Oklahoma teens charged in random murder of baseball player

Oklahoma prosecutors have charged two teenage boys with first-degree murder in the random killing of an Australian baseball player as he jogged on a tree-lined road. A third teenager was charged with being an accessory.


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