Black community leaders in Columbus not only are criticizing the security that law enforcement agencies provided at the 61st annual Heritage Bowl, the rivalry football game between Carver and Spencer High Schools at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium. They also are urging others to help ensure the event doesn’t end in violent chaos again.
Technology allows us to be closer than ever before, but sometimes it can get us into some controversial situations.
A research team at Kennesaw State University, one of Georgia's largest universities, is developing new systems and software to help Cobb County first responders appropriately manage mental health 911 calls.
The Atlanta Police Department said last year’s fire at a Westside youth center is linked to a recent spate of arson attacks by opponents of the city’s planned public safety training center, dubbed “Cop City.”
The city is fighting back against a federal judge’s ruling last week that said Atlanta’s residency requirements for signature collectors in the “Vote to Stop Cop City” referendum petition drive likely violates their First Amendment rights.
Police say they are "casting a wide net" in suspect search for the 2021 murder of a woman in Piedmont Park.
A Glynn County Superior Court judge has wiped clean the criminal record of a county police officer who used drugs and had sexual relationships with confidential informants as he was operating as a member of a now disbanded elite anti-drug unit.
Georgia's Department of Public Safety is adding 12 new K-9 officers. The dogs and their handlers got badges Thursday at the governor's mansion in Atlanta, with first lady Marty Kemp providing dog treats.
Four DeKalb residents are filing a lawsuit against the city of Atlanta saying they should be able to help collect signatures in a petition calling for a referendum to stop a new police training center.
The MARTA Police Department (MPD) has received a $1.4 million grant from the State of Georgia through the American Rescue Plan State Fiscal Recovery Fund Public Safety and Community Violence Reduction Grant Program.
At least five people were killed and two boys injured Monday night when a gunman wearing a bulletproof vest opened fire in a Philadelphia neighborhood, police said.
Authorities said the crime scene was extensive and that it will take some time for detectives to work it. The shooting comes amid gatherings around the country leading up to the July Fourth holiday.
Tensions grew across France over the deadly police shooting of a 17-year-old that has shocked the nation. More than 600 were arrested and at least 200 police officers were injured.
The killing of a 17-year-old boy, captured on video, shocked the country and stirred up long-simmering tensions between young people and police in disadvantaged neighborhoods around France.
Opponents of Atlanta's proposed police and firefighter training center are suing the city. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, they say the city clerk is delaying a petition drive to force a voter referendum on whether construction should proceed.