An independent autopsy released by lawyers for the family of a man who died in a bedbug-infested cell in a Georgia jail's psychiatric wing says that he "died due to severe neglect." Lashawn Thompson died in September, three months after he was booked into the Fulton County Jail in Atlanta.
Friday on Political Rewind: Former President Donald Trump's presence at the state GOP convention highlights the rift between Gov. Brian Kemp's supporters and MAGA Republicans. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene launched a campaign to impeach President Biden and other administration officials. Also: the latest on "Cop City" protests.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Lawyers for the former chair of the Coffee County GOP filed a motion claiming the Fulton County investigation violated her rights. Plus, Atlanta Democrats want the DOJ to investigate the death of Manuel Teran.
Black police chiefs, commissioners, sheriffs and commanders from across the country are set to meet this weekend in Detroit for the annual CEO symposium of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives.
Civil liberties groups and defense attorneys are outraged at the domestic terrorism charges that have been levied against 23 people who were arrested after a masked group attacked an Atlanta-area police training center construction site. Critics have accused officials of levying disproportionate charges to scare off others from joining the "Stop Cop City" movement.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: We now know the winners and losers from Crossover Day. Sports betting falls short, but our panel breaks down what remains.
Some two dozen people were charged with domestic terrorism in response to violence at the planned police training facility.
Police arrested over 30 people Sunday and charged 23 with domestic terrorism after protestors at the proposed police training facility southeast of downtown Atlanta set fire to vehicles including a police car and construction equipment. Several Atlanta faith leaders gathered Monday afternoon at City Hall demanding the city stop construction of the new public safety training center.
More than 20 people from around the country face domestic terrorism charges after dozens of young men in black masks attacked the site of a police training center under construction in a wooded area outside Atlanta that has become the flashpoint of conflict between authorities and left-leaning protesters.
Monday on Political Rewind: There's been a dramatic escalation of violence between law enforcement and opponents of the planned Atlanta Police and Fire Training Center. Meanwhile, pro-choice activists protested on the 50th anniversary of the now-defunct Roe v. Wade decision.
Authorities say a Georgia state trooper was shot and injured and another man was killed in an exchange of gunfire Wednesday morning just outside Atlanta. The shooting occurred as officers tried to clear protesters from the site of a planned public safety training center that protesters have called "Cop City."
Fatal shootings near Atlantic Station Nov. 26 and at an Atlanta apartment complex Dec. 17 killed four teens and injured others. Mayor Andre Dickens and the Atlanta Police Department are calling the trend "unacceptable" after public outrage and a student protest.
The manager for the rapper Ludacris faces a murder charge in Atlanta in connection with a June shooting. Police reports show that Chaka Zulu, whose legal name is Ahmed Obafemi, turned himself in to face charges Tuesday.
Authorities say the woman accused of killing two people and wounding a third in Atlanta had ties to the condominium building and office where the shootings took place. Kengne was denied bail Tuesday and remains jailed.
In a show of solidarity, several of Atlanta's prominent civil rights attorneys united in a joint press conference in front of City Hall on Monday morning to criticize what they said was a two-faced effort on behalf of Mayor Lance Bottoms and the city attorney's office in the handling of police brutality cases.
Residents of Atlanta grappled Sunday with a city roiled by the fatal police shooting of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks and protests that resulted in the...