Ex-Atlanta officer who killed Rayshard Brooks granted bond

ATLANTA (AP) — The former Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks can be free on bond while his case is pending, a judge ruled Tuesday. Fulton County Superior Court J...

3 men indicted on murder charges in killing of Ahmaud Arbery

ATLANTA (AP) — Three white men have been indicted on murder charges in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man fatally shot while running in a neighborhood near Georgia's coast. Pr...

Woman accused of burning Wendy's after shooting granted bond

ATLANTA (AP) — A woman charged with arson in the burning of a fast food restaurant in the wake of Rayshard Brooks' killing was granted bond Wednesday but must wear an ankle monitor and remain at home,...

Funeral for Rayshard Brooks to be held at MLK's church

ATLANTA (AP) — Rayshard Brooks, who was fatally shot by a police officer, is to be remembered Tuesday at the church in Atlanta where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. once preached. Th...

Atlanta police call out sick over charges in fatal shooting

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police officers called out sick to protest the filing of murder charges against an officer who shot a man in the back, while the interim chief acknowledged members of the force ...

Autopsy: Atlanta man killed by police was shot in his back

ATLANTA (AP) — An autopsy found that the black man killed in a scuffle with Atlanta police outside a fast-food drive-thru was shot twice in the back, the medical examiner's office said. ...

2 more Atlanta officers fired after students pulled from car

ATLANTA (AP) — Two more Atlanta police officers were fired Wednesday over an incident in which two college students were pulled from a car in traffic during a large protest against police brutality, a...

6 Atlanta officers charged after students pulled from car

ATLANTA (AP) — Six Atlanta police officers were charged Tuesday after dramatic video showed authorities pulling two young people from a car and shooting them with stun guns while they were stuck in tr...

Woman pulled from car by police says she feared for her life

ATLANTA (AP) — A college student dragged from a car by Atlanta police when she and her boyfriend were caught in traffic caused by a protest over the death of George Floyd said she feared the officers ...

Atlanta mayor: 2 officers fired in 'excessive force' arrests

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta’s mayor announced Sunday evening that two police officers have been fired and three others were placed on desk duty pending review of what she called excessive use of force duri...

Feds say man lied to his employer about having COVID-19

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man faces charges after authorities say he lied to his employer that he had tested positive for COVID-19. Santwon Antonio Davis, 34, is charged with defraudi...

Judge dismisses suit seeking to delay Georgia election again

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit prompted by the coronavirus outbreak that sought to further delay Georgia's primary election and to force other changes to the voting process. ...

Men accused in coastal Georgia shooting hire attorneys

ATLANTA (AP) — A defense attorney hired by one of two white men in Georgia accused of pursuing and killing a black man in a case that has drawn national attention and an outcry over its handling cauti...

Video, text hint at confrontation days before Arbery shot

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Days before Ahmaud Arbery was pursued by two white men and fatally shot after being spotted inside a home under construction, neighbors reported an earlier encounter with a person...

Georgia restaurants allowed to reopen as restrictions loosen

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's reopening is set to continue Monday when movie theaters can welcome customers and limited in-restaurant dining may resume in a loosening of coronavirus restrictions . ...