Georgia U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff shared on Wednesday that he is calling for Attorney General Merrick Garland to launch a Department of Justice investigation on Clayton County's jail examining the mistreatment of inmates
Authorities say officers killed a man in an exchange of gunfire as they tried to arrest the suspect in the weekend killings of four people near Atlanta. Officials add a sheriff's deputy and two police officers were wounded Sunday while trying to take 40-year-old Andre Longmore into custody.
A former Georgia sheriff convicted of violating the civil rights of people in his custody by unnecessarily strapping them into restraint chairs was sentenced to serve a year and a half in prison.
The parents of a Georgia high school basketball player who collapsed while practicing outdoors in sweltering heat and later died announced that they have agreed to a $10 million settlement with the school district.
A federal jury has returned a guilty verdict on six of seven charges against a suspended Georgia sheriff accused of violating the constitutional rights of people in his custody by unnecessarily strapping them into restraint chairs.
In a moment where gun violence has reached record highs, educators say they alone can’t keep students safe.
An Atlanta-area sheriff stands accused of punishing detainees by having them strapped into a restraint chair for hours even though they posed no threat and obeyed instructions. Now it will be up to a jury to decide whether Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill violated the men's civil rights.
Comedians Eric André and Clayton English are challenging a police program at the Atlanta airport they say violates the constitutional rights of airline passengers. They say the program particularly targets Black passengers through racial profiling and coercive searches.
The mother of a man shot more than 100 times is calling for the firing of one of the law enforcement officers that was involved in her son’s death.
An investigation finds one apartment complex in Clayton County has filed more evictions against tenants than any other landlord across metro Atlanta — including during the federal government's pandemic eviction ban that was designed to keep people in their homes and stem the spread of COVID-19.
Two Clayton County high school basketball coaches have been indicted on criminal charges of second degree murder, second degree child cruelty, involuntary manslaughter, and reckless conduct.
The lottery-funded Georgia Pre-K program simply is not enough to fill the gap in funding. That’s what Clayton County Schools Superintendent Dr. Morcease Beasley said during a recent hearing on early childhood education hosted by the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute.
More than a week after the presidential election, Georgia is headed for an election audit including a hand recount prompted in part by allegations of election fraud — despite no evidence. How did we get here? On Georgia Today, Clayton Crescent founder Robin Kemp shares what she saw in the days after the election as the votes that put Joe Biden over the top in Georgia were counted.
Roderick Walker, 26, addresses the media Friday after posting bond in Fulton County. Walker was filmed being beaten by Clayton County deputies during his arrest.
Roderick Walker, 26, has been moved to Fulton County Jail for pre-existing charges prior to Clayton County incident filmed on camera.