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.
A grand jury in Georgia has indicted three former sheriff's officers in the beating of a Black jail detainee that was recorded by security cameras.
A man recorded by a security camera fatally shooting his manager at a fast food restaurant in south Georgia is also suspected of killing his mother and grandmother at their nearby homes before taking his own life. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Thursday evening that 26-year-old Kentavious White fatally shot himself at the McDonald's restaurant where he worked after killing the manager.
The family of a man who died in a bedbug-infested cell in a Georgia jail's psychiatric wing is calling for a U.S. Justice Department investigation of the facility. Nationally known civil rights attorney Ben Crump represents the family of Lashawn Thompson, who died in September, three months after being booked into the Fulton County Jail in Atlanta
Students at North Carolina's flagship public university have walked out of class to protest school officials' decision to ban a law school student from campus.
Georgia authorities say state troopers in January fatally shot an environmental protester who had fired at authorities after a trooper shot pepper balls into the protester's tent.
A Georgia city and its police department are being sued by the family of a 60-year-old man who killed himself after being left alone in a police station interview room. The family of William Zachery Harvey filed suit Tuesday in U.S. District Court, against the city of Savannah and the Savannah Police Department.
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A Georgia prison warden has been arrested on charges stemming from a state investigation of corruption inside the penitentiary he supervised. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says Brian Dennis Adams was charged Wednesday with bribery, conspiracy to violate Georgia's anti-racketeering law, making false statements and violating his oath of office.
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.
Self-proclaimed "forest defenders" in Atlanta are calling for a more thorough investigation into the death of a protester who was killed by authorities after officials said the activist shot a trooper. Friends say they knew 26-year-old Tortuguita, or "Little Turtle," as funny, curious and thoughtful, not the kind of person who would fire a gun on police. But authorities say that's just what Tortuguita did as they tried to clear an 85-acre forested area that's set to be developed as a police and firefighter training facility.
Investigators on Thursday released the identity of the person who was shot and killed by law enforcement officers a day earlier. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says the officers were trying to clear protesters camping at the site of a planned Atlanta-area public safety training center that opponents have dubbed "Cop City."