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: The family of Manuel Terán said an independent autopsy created more questions than answers. They're suing the city of Atlanta for more information. Meanwhile, 500 Georgia health care providers oppose Senate Bill 140, which would ban gender-affirming care for minors.
Attorneys released autopsy results for an activist killed while protesting a police training center. Meanwhile, the family of the 26-year-old is still seeking answers.
Monday on Political Rewind: With the 2024 elections around the corner, Republicans nationwide are promoting anti-transgender legislation. We look at the measures under the Dome. Plus, the mother of Manuel Teran says an independent autopsy shows the activist's hands were raised when they were killed.
Thursday on Political Rewind: The Georgia House is set to pass a 2024 budget that increases investment in law enforcement and public safety, including funds to address concerns in Buckhead. Meanwhile, opponents of the planned Atlanta police training center are accusing police of heavy-handed tactics.
On the Tuesday, March 7 edition of Georgia Today: We detail the major bills that were passed or left behind on Crossover Day; Local faith leaders weigh in after Sunday's violent protest at the proposed police training center in Dekalb County; and high pollen counts mean worsened allergies for Georgians.
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.
Multiple pieces of construction equipment were destroyed at the site of the controversial Atlanta public safety training site in what police are calling a “coordinated attack.”
Monday on Political Rewind: Host Bill Nigut returns! We'll discuss when Fulton County DA Fani Willis could release possible indictments from her investigation into the 2020 election. Meanwhile, Gov. Brian Kemp joined national GOP donors at a retreat in Texas, as he cuts ties with the state GOP. But first: Two Buckhead cityhood bills advance moments before our 9 a.m. show.
Plans for an Atlanta police training facility in the city’s southeastern quadrant remain at the center of controversy. Members of the Atlanta Public Safety Training Center Community Stakeholders Advisory Committee — current and former — are speaking out about the process.
Eyes are on DeKalb County's Zoning Board of Appeals after a Fulton County judge made a decision in a lawsuit requesting a stop-work order on the future police safety training center.
Friday on Political Rewind: Released Atlanta police bodycam videos are stoking controversy over what happened the morning an activist was killed and a state trooper was wounded. Plus, Gov. Brian Kemp's inauguration featured a lavish ball, but his team won't reveal who paid for it.
Newly released Atlanta police body camera video shows officers clearing tents from the site of a planned public safety training center and then reacting after they heard the barrage of gunfire that left an environmental activist dead and a state trooper injured.