For eight short years, Secoriea Turner was a bubbly, bright child who loved to dance, make TikTok videos and make new friends. She lit up every room she entered.
When Secoriea Turner, an 8-year-old Black girl from west Atlanta, was killed in the aftermath of Rayshard Brooks’ death, civil rights attorney Mawuli Davis knew something had to be done.
“We believe Secoriea should be lifted up as a martyr of this movement,” he said.
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office said a deputy shot and killed 23-year-old Casey Goodson on Friday. Law enforcement recovered a gun. His family's attorneys say he was licensed to carry a firearm.
November 24 is a bittersweet day. While several families prepare for socially distanced Thanksgiving festivities and children relish in the holiday break from virtual learning, some loved ones are preparing to recognize Secoriea Turner's ninth birthday. She will not be here to celebrate.
Georgetta Morton is among those mourning the girl's death, and she's doing so by creating a memorial in Decatur.
State Rep. Attica Scott was charged with first-degree rioting, which is a felony. She was also facing lesser charges of failure to the disperse and unlawful assembly. She called charges "bogus."
In a show of solidarity, several of Atlanta's prominent civil rights attorneys united in a joint press conference in front of City Hall on Monday morning to criticize what they said was a two-faced effort on behalf of Mayor Lance Bottoms and the city attorney's office in the handling of police brutality cases.
The "Get Your Knee Off Our Necks" march comes as frustration over police brutality and use of force have sparked national protests following the Memorial Day killing of George Floyd.
Willis defeated six-term Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard, and her former boss, in Tuesday's runoff. Howard has been dogged by scandal, including his handling of the Rayshard Brooks case.
In the lawsuit, former police Officer Garrett Rolfe alleges that his firing turned him into a "public spectacle." He is charged in Brooks' killing in a Wendy's parking lot.
The funeral for 8-year-old Secoriea Turner took place in Atlanta on Wednesday.
Turner was killed after armed men shot at her car on July 4th, near the site where Rayshard Brooks was killed by a police officer last month.
Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., wants Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard investigated for "egregious abuse of power." Collins is running for a U.S. Senate seat in the fall.
Police are searching for those responsible in the death of 8-year-old Secoriea Turner. She was shot over the weekend near the Wendy's restaurant where Rayshard Brooks was killed last month.
The shooting death of an 8-year-old girl has prompted a $10,000 reward for information as authorities in Atlanta search for at least two people who...
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A judge has ruled that the former Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks can be free on bond while his case is pending. A judge on...