DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — The brother of 20-year-old Michael Brandon Hill says he was a normal kid growing up, but began to change as a teenager and engage in threatening behavior. Hill went to an Atlanta-area school heavily armed and exchanged gunfire with officers before surrendering. Tim Hill told CNN's Piers Morgan his brother began acting erratically after doctors adjusted his medications and he was institutionalized.
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is planning a video conference with DeKalb County School officials about the shooting at a Decatur elementary school earlier this week. Officials say Duncan plans to speak with Interim Superintendent Michael Thurmond and other district representatives this morning.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech sophomore Nicholas Selby says he was surprised by the reaction to his convocation speech welcoming freshmen to the Atlanta university. The video quickly went viral on the Internet. It had more than 1.8 million views on YouTube by this morning.
ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker visits Atlanta today to meet with business leaders and education and government officials. In a statement, Pritzker says her goal is to "serve as a bridge to the business community."
Created: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 06:14:51 EST
Updated: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 06:14:51 EST