The most common encounter between police and the public is the traffic stop, and in Glynn County Black drivers are more often ticketed than white drivers, in relation to their percentage of the population, according to three years of records that the police department provided to The Current.
The judge in the case of three former Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies charged with murder has told the jury to keep trying to arrive at a verdict, even after the jury told him they cannot.
It's now week two of jury selection in the Glynn County trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery, a Black jogger.
Friday on Political Rewind: Guest host Tamar Hallerman led discussion on the trial of the three men charged with murder in the shooting of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery. Nationwide attention turned to Brunswick, Ga., this week as the trial began. Attorneys have spent the past couple days questioning a long list of potential jurors about their views on the case.
Jury selection is underway in the Brunswick trial for three white men accused in the 2020 killing of Ahmaud Arbery, who was Black. It’s also a reminder for some residents of a long-broken trust with a police department and other county law enforcement agencies that took almost three months to open an investigation into the 25-year-old's death. This week's Georgia Today podcast delves into the troubled history of Glynn County policing and how the trial may expose the department to even greater national scrutiny.
Testimony is expected to wrap up today in the murder trial of three white former Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies accused of tasing Eurie Martin to death in 2017.
As jury selection continues in the trial of three white men accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man jogging through their neighborhood last year, at least two possible jurors said they accessed information about Arbery's mental health after clicking instructions on the Glynn County Court's website.
Although it took more than 600 days after Ahmaud Arbery’s death in February 2020 for a court to begin trial of the men charged in his killing, the tragic incident sparked a wave of change within his hometown and across the Peach State.
At least two jurors admitted Tuesday accessing some of the court documents that can be found on links after clicking instructions for the 1,000 jurors summoned for the high-profile case.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Georgia state Rep. Bee Nguyen was arrested at a voting rights rally in front of the White House yesterday. Meanwhile, US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says he’ll bring the federal voting rights bill to the floor for a vote today.
Summons were sent to 1,000 people who live in Glynn County, a coastal community home to about 85,000 residents. Potential jurors were asked Monday about their thoughts on the fairness of the criminal justice system and whether they had already formed an opinion about the defendants’ guilt or innocence.
The state rested its felony murder case against three former Washington County Sheriff’s deputies in connection to the 2017 tasing death of Eurie Martin.
Attorneys will resume questioning potential jurors today in the trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery outside the port city of Brunswick in 2020.
Travis McMichael, his father, Gregory McMichael, and their friend William "Roddie" Bryan have pleaded not guilty in the 2020 killing of Arbery as he jogged in a residential neighborhood in Georgia.
Three white men are accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man shot and killed as he was jogging down a residential street after being chased by pickup trucks. Jury selection begins Monday.
While the coastal town of Brunswick is still waiting for ultimate closure in Ahmaud Arbery's death — which family and friends say would come with three guilty verdicts — the tragic incident sparked undeniable change not only for the small town but the entire state of Georgia.
Monday on Political Rewind: The trial for the three men charged with the murder of Ahmaud Arbery begins in Brunswick, Ga. We will take a look at what to expect as the trial gets underway and how it has changed the legal and political landscape in Georgia.
Jury selection for the trial of those accused in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery begins today. Meanwhile over the weekend there were several events remembering the young jogger.
Parts of northeast Georgia were rattled by a minor earthquake yesterday morning.