A Macon federal gangster trial last month connected to an Athens murder used an anonymous jury for safety reasons, court documents show, a rarity in the Middle District of Georgia.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Trump's lawyers filed a motion to dismiss every finding of the Fulton County special grand jury. Meanwhile, a new article suggests the YSL trial in Fulton County is straining resources. And, a new report from The Urban League highlights inequalities Black Georgians face.
Monday on Political Rewind: Former President Jimmy Carter announced his decision to stop medical treatment and enter home hospice in Plains, Georgia. Reactions have poured in from around the world. President Biden said he hoped Carter would "continue his journey with grace and dignity."
Georgia senators are advancing a bill that would make prison sentences harsher for gang crimes. Senate Bill 44 would add a mandatory five years to sentences for anyone convicted of a gang crime and 10 years for anyone convicted of recruiting minors into a gang.
Officials said at least two gunmen were targeting a specific person and that they are still working to determine what touched off the shooting. It comes amid a surge in violence across the city.
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the work of Chicago-based artist Milton Coronado, who paints murals that memorialize people killed by gun violence.