1. Floyd Mayweather showed ‘everybody love’ at nightclub, Waffle House, before shooting: https://2wsb.tv/2IEnRjq
Floyd Mayweather’s bodyguard was shout outside the Intercontinental Hotel in Buckhead Monday. Mayweather and his crew were coming from a club and a restaurant. People who were with the boxer didn’t want to be identified, but said the shooting was shocking. The bodyguard has been released from the hospital.
2. Atlanta Mayor asks for resignation letters: https://2wsb.tv/2GPWeUj
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is deciding if any of her cabinet members will stay. She asked 35 top city officials for resignation letters Monday afternoon. Here’s what you should know. Those officials were part of former Mayor Kasim Reed’s staff. When she took office in January, Bottoms told them they could stay in the job for 90 days so she could get to know them better. That period is now over. It’s not clear who Bottoms will decide to keep on her staff.
3. Privacy group says YouTube is violating kids’ privacy: https://2wsb.tv/2GPPYvF
Today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress about the spread of fake news and the mishandling of user data. The controversy surrounding Facebook has kicked up a lot of discussion about what other companies are doing with our data. Now, an advocacy group claims YouTube and its parent company Google are illegally tracking kids as they click through videos, and collecting kids’ personal information without parents’ consent. The FTC will determine if any federal laws are being violated.
4. Allergy season getting longer: https://2wsb.tv/2HbP4Nn
Experts say we may not have seen the worst of allergy season yet. Tree pollen is expected to spike in the next two weeks. Officials told us just last week we had our highest pollen count since 2015. The pollen count is highest when the sun is up, so maybe limit your outdoor activities to early in the morning or in the evening.
5. Check out the Atlanta Film Festival this weekend: https://bit.ly/2JAuK6E
If you’re looking for something fun to do around town, checkout the Atlanta Film Festival. The event features panels and workshops with award winners from the movie industry. The festival kicks off Friday.