Atlanta News Rundown

by Christen Thompson
Managing Editor

This quick news updates includes police handcuffing an elementary school student, a step forward in LGBTQIQ rights, a fire bomb and two court cases.

Columbia Theological Seminary graduate Katie Ricks was the first out lesbian to be ordained by the Presbyterian Church USA this weekend when the University Presbyterian Church in Chapel Hill, NC ordained her this weekend. (Huffington Post)

Raquel Nelson, the mother convicted on vehicular homicide after her son died in a hit and run while they were jaywalking  in April of 2010, will be challenging the charges against her. (AJC)

Milledgeville school police officers hand-cuffed a student after she threw a temper-tantrum. (CBS Atlanta)

The fire that burned 16 units of the Kensington Apartment complex in DeKalb County today may have been started by a Molotov cocktail. (AJC)

Cameron Christian Maddox has been indicted for the March shooting of an Atlanta Police Officer in Little Five Points. (11alive)

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