A judge has ruled that prosecutors will be allowed to use rap lyrics as evidence when rapper Young Thug goes to trial later this month on gang and racketeering charges. The judge said in court Thursday that he would allow prosecutors to introduce lyrics as they can show that the lyrics are related to crimes that the rapper and others are accused of committing.
Nearly five dozen people indicted on racketeering charges related to protests against a planned police and firefighter training facility appeared in court as their supporters rallied outside the courthouse in Atlanta.
An Alabama man has been indicted on federal charges that he threatened violence against a Georgia prosecutor and sheriff related to an investigation into former President Donald Trump.
Lawyer Sidney Powell has pleaded guilty to reduced charges over efforts to overturn Donald Trump's loss in the 2020 election in Georgia. Powell is the second defendant in the sprawling case to reach a deal with prosecutors.
Lawyers for Sidney Powell and Kenneth Chesebro have met with prosecutors and the judge overseeing the case to hash out what will be asked on a lengthy questionnaire when the first group of 450 prospective jurors arrives at the courthouse later this week.
The Georgia prosecutor who has accused former President Donald Trump and others of trying to illegally overturn the 2020 presidential election in the state is seeking to call Republican Party Chair Ronna McDaniel and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones as witnesses in a trial for two of the defendants scheduled to begin later this month.
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.
A federal judge who rejected efforts by Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows to move his charges in the Georgia election subversion case to federal court is set to hear arguments from ex-Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark on the same issue.
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.
The only person who spent time behind bars as a result of the broad indictment related to efforts to overturn then-President Donald Trump's 2020 election loss in Georgia remained jailed Wednesday after he was granted bond a day earlier.
Two of former President Donald Trump's lawyers are in an Atlanta courtroom listening in as his White House chief of staff Mark Meadows takes the witness stand. Meadows has a hearing over whether he should be allowed to fight a Georgia indictment accusing him of participating in an illegal scheme to overturn the 2020 election in federal court rather than state court.
Former President Donald Trump and the 18 people indicted along with him in Georgia are scheduled to be arraigned next week on charges they participated in a wide-ranging illegal scheme to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
A federal judge in Atlanta is set to hear arguments Monday on whether Mark Meadows should be allowed to fight the Georgia indictment accusing him of participating in an illegal scheme to overturn the 2020 election in federal court rather than in a state court.
Donald Trump skipped the debate stage typically relished by presidential candidates on Wednesday and instead appeared in an online interview peppered with his election lies, attacks on his rivals and lavish praise for the crowd of supporters he spoke to before they stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.