The family of a Georgia church deacon who died after struggling with a police officer following a minor car crash has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a tow truck driver they say arrived during the confrontation and sat on the man's head and neck.
A Black man who spent more than 16 years in prison in Florida on a wrongful conviction has been fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy in Georgia during a traffic stop. Leonard Cure was shot and killed by a Camden County deputy during a traffic stop Monday.
Atlanta's police chief has fired an officer who shocked a 62-year-old Black deacon with a stun gun during a dispute over a traffic ticket, leading to the man's death. Atlanta Police Chief Darin Schierbaum said Tuesday that Officer Kiran Kimbrough didn't follow department procedures Aug. 10 when he didn't wait until a supervisor arrived to arrest Johnny Hollman Sr.
An autopsy has found that the death of a 62-year-old church deacon who was electrically shocked by an Atlanta police officer was a homicide. Johnny Hollman became unresponsive on Aug. 10 while being arrested after a minor car crash.
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."
Atlanta's police chief is urging the public to come forward with information about those who set police motorcycles on fire last month in protest over the planned construction of a public safety training center that critics call "Cop City."
The longtime Georgia prosecutor who called in state investigators to build a case against the men who killed Ahmaud Arbery has died. Tom Durden served as district attorney for southeast Georgia's Atlantic Judicial Circuit for 24 years before stepping down last year.
Four victims of a shooting in an Atlanta suburb are being remembered as loving relatives, an expert locksmith and beautiful singer. Residents of Hampton gathered Monday to hold a prayer vigil in their honor, two days after they were shot and killed by another resident of their neighborhood.
The 40-year-old man who shot four in the country's 31st mass killing this year needed mental help for nearly a decade but his family and officials couldn't force him to get treatment, his mother said.
The Georgia State Election Board is asking a judge to order a conservative voting organization to produce information to help investigate its claims of ballot trafficking in the state.
Atlanta Police Chief Darin Schierbaum says a fire destroyed eight Atlanta police motorcycles and was one of several recent acts of vandalism by a group aiming to stop construction of a new public safety training center. Schierbaum spoke at a news conference Wednesday with Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens.
A judge has granted bond for three activists involved in supporting the protest against a planned police and fire training center in Atlanta that opponents have derisively dubbed "Cop City."
Police have arrested three key organizers supporting people protesting Atlanta's proposed police and fire training center, which opponents call "Cop City." The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says its agents and Atlanta police on Wednesday arrested three officers of the group that runs the Atlanta Solidarity Fund.
The family of a Georgia woman who died last year after she fell from a moving patrol car has filed a civil rights lawsuit. The lawsuit announced Wednesday says sheriff's deputies improperly arrested her and ultimately caused her death.
An independent autopsy released by lawyers for the family of a man who died in a bedbug-infested cell in a Georgia jail's psychiatric wing says that he "died due to severe neglect." Lashawn Thompson died in September, three months after he was booked into the Fulton County Jail in Atlanta.