A Georgia judge has refused to dismiss misconduct charges against a former prosecutor accused of hindering the investigation into the 2020 killing of Ahmaud Arbery.
Trial and hearing dates can’t be set because Johnson’s lawyer is tied up in Atlanta defending a racketeering case.
The longtime Georgia prosecutor who called in state investigators to build a case against the men who killed Ahmaud Arbery has died. Tom Durden served as district attorney for southeast Georgia's Atlantic Judicial Circuit for 24 years before stepping down last year.
The 25-year-old Arbery was shot and killed after he was pursued by two of the men, who saw him running in their neighborhood in Brunswick, Ga., on Feb. 23, 2020. The third man filmed the encounter.
Attorneys for the convicted trio dispute that race factored into Arbery’s death.
At the core of the case against ex-DA Jackie Johnson is allegations of special treatment for her former employee, one of the men convicted in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery.
Thursday in Atlanta, a 2.23-mile run will serve as a reminder of the life of Ahmaud Arbery. Black Men Run is one of the organizations honoring the murdered Georgian.
On the Thursday Dec. 29 edition of Georgia Today: Court has been postponed for a Georgia prosecutor accused of meddling in the Ahmaud Arbery case, the Christmas cold snap's death toll remains unclear, and a look at one of 2022's best albums.
On the Wednesday, Nov. 30 edition of the Georgia Today podcast: Hurricane season is over, Mercer is putting a spotlight on women's rights, a former Georgia prosecutor charged with hindering the police investigation into the killing of Ahmaud Arbery has been ordered to appear before a judge
A former Georgia prosecutor charged with hindering the police investigation into the 2020 killing of Ahmaud Arbery is scheduled to make her first court appearance in the case next month. A superior court judge on Tuesday ordered a Dec. 29 arraignment for former District Attorney Jackie Johnson.
On Saturday, Sept. 24, Brunswick celebrated the completion of three new public murals bringing awareness of local Black history and sociopolitical struggles.
After more than 800 days in Glynn County jail, time during which Georgians protested racial inequality and juries found three men guilty of murder and hate crimes, Ahmaud Arbery’s killers have finally entered state custody to serve their life sentences.
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Ahmaud Arbery is being honored by his hometown after stiff sentences for hate crimes against the white men who chased and killed him. Dozens of people joined Arbery's family on a sweltering street corner Tuesday as Brunswick city officials unveiled signs designating a 2.7-mile roadway as Honorary Ahmaud Arbery Street.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: After the FBI raid at Mar-a-Lago, it's still unclear if findings could affect the Fulton County probe. Plus, the three men who murdered #AhmaudArbery will serve their time in state prison. And we'll take a look at where monkeypox cases stand across the state.