Past high-profile trials suggest additional scrutiny and stress for the four judges overseeing the indictments against former President Donald Trump. But the challenge facing Fulton County Judge Scott McAfee in Georgia is unlike any of the others.
Atlanta police say an investigator with the Fulton County district attorney's office accidentally shot herself in the leg inside the county courthouse in downtown Atlanta.
Atlanta's city government will scan and release copies of petitions against a proposed police and firefighter training center. That's even though the city still isn't verifying voter signatures or otherwise moving forward with the citywide referendum sought by "Stop Cop City" activists.
A Georgia judge has ruled that former President Donald Trump and 16 others will be tried separately from two defendants who are set to go to trial next month in the case accusing them all of participating in an illegal scheme to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
Officials from the City of Atlanta have refused to verify tens of thousands of signatures submitted by activists who have been trying for two years to stop the construction of a police and firefighter training center. The city clerk's office on Monday cited a recent court order that it said bars it from processing the paperwork.
The former White House chief of staff to former President Donald Trump argued he should be tried in federal court. A federal judge disagreed, signaling how other defendants may be tried.
Prosecutors in Fulton County, Ga., say they expect that a trial in their election interference case would last four months, not including jury selection.
Sixty-one people have been indicted in Georgia on racketeering charges following a long-running state investigation into protests against an Atlanta-area proposed police and firefighter training facility that critics call "Cop City."
The 19 defendants in the case have waived their right to appear at arraignments that had been scheduled for Wednesday. Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows filed his plea on Tuesday.
Authorities said one person died and at least two others were injured when they were stabbed Thursday at a violent and problem-plagued jail in Atlanta that is already under federal investigation.
An anti-Donald Trump Republican political action committee has launched a six-figure ad campaign following Trump’s indictment in Fulton County on racketeering charges.
Meadows says a Georgia criminal indictment covers actions done within the scope of his chief of staff role.
Lake Forest Elementary School is among 31 Fulton County Schools enjoying the benefit of breakfast and lunch at the school for all students at no charge.
A mug shot for a former president and others in his circle: NPR's Scott Simon recalls his days as a crime reporter, and reflects on the significance of mug shots.
A camera clicks. In a fraction of a second, the shutter opens and then closes, freezing forever the image in front of it. When the camera shutter blinked inside a jail in downtown Atlanta Thursday, it both created and documented a tiny inflection point in American life.