The parents of a Georgia high school basketball player who collapsed while practicing outdoors in sweltering heat and later died announced that they have agreed to a $10 million settlement with the school district.
Sheriff's officials say three jail guards in Georgia have been charged with battery and violating their oath of office in the beating of a detainee at a county jail that was recorded by security cameras.
Attorneys for a Georgia jail detainee are demanding the firings and arrests of guards recorded by security cameras repeatedly punching the inmate in his cell. Lawyers and two sisters of Jarrett Hobbs, a 41-year-old Black man from North Carolina, spoke to reporters Wednesday in Camden County near the jail where the beating happened Sept. 3.
State criminal investigators in Georgia are launching an investigation into a September confrontation at a county jail in which security cameras recorded guards repeatedly punching a detainee in the head and neck.
Georgia and federal officials say DNA identifies a deceased truck driver as the 1988 killer of a young woman in the state's northwest corner. Officials said Monday that genetic genealogy points to Henry Fredrick "Hoss" Wise as the killer of Stacey Lyn Chahorski.
The prosecutor investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to interfere in the 2020 election in Georgia is seeking information about a breach of voting equipment in a county roughly 200 miles south of her Atlanta office.
The family of a Georgia woman killed by gunfire last year as sheriff's deputies executed a search warrant at her cousin's home are asking the Justice Department to investigate. Attorneys for 37-year-old Latoya James' family say the case bears striking similarities to the 2020 drug raid that resulted in the death of Breonna Taylor in Kentucky.
The parents of a 28-year-old Georgia woman who died after she fell from a moving patrol car following her arrest fought back tears Friday as they demanded answers in their daughter's death. Brianna Grier suffered significant injuries July 15 and died from those injuries on July 21 at an Atlanta hospital.
The number of civilians killed in officer-involved shootings in 2022 has already risen to last year's total.
"I'm relieved they'll stay behind bars," Arbery's mother said. She had asked a judge to keep the pair in jail, saying "Ahmaud wasn't allowed to go home. Ahmaud wasn't even allowed the chance to live."
As Georgia’s legislative session resumes, some state lawmakers want to repeal the state’s citizen's arrest law. It has come under scrutiny following the...
On Mar. 11, 1985, Harold and Thelma Swain were shot in the vestibule of a Baptist church in rural southeast Georgia during evening Bible study....
A huge crowd rallied in Brunswick Friday to celebrate the arrests made in the February shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, and to call for further action.
The head of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a Friday briefing that after two days of investigating the two-month-old shooting death of...
The family of an unarmed black man who was shot and killed near Brunswick in February is calling for the resignation of the local district attorney. A...