Ahmaud Arbery’s killers sentenced to life in prison

The father and son convicted of murdering Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery nearly two years ago near Brunswick were sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. In a case that received national attention and led to an overhaul of

Georgians react to guilty verdict in Ahmaud Arbery trial

After a Glynn County jury found all three defendants in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery guilty, Georgia’s leaders were quick to respond. From elected officials to clergy, Georgia’s leaders hailed the verdict as a victory for justice. Below are the statements released

Finding impartial jurors in Ahmaud Arbery case a challenge

BRUNSWICK —The selection of jurors for the trial of three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery will present a puzzle for at least a third week, as the prosecutor and defense screen jurors very familiar with a viral video of his killing and often

Former prosecutor charged with misconduct in Ahmaud Arbery case

A Glynn County grand jury indicted former Brunswick District Attorney Jackie Johnson Thursday for misconduct in the investigation of the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery last year. Johnson is charged with violating her oath as a public official and obstructing a police

More charges for suspects in Ahmaud Arbery killing

The three white men accused of murdering Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery near Brunswick now face new federal charges as well. Father and son Gregory and Travis McMichael and William “Roddie” Bryan were indicted by a federal grand jury in the Southern District

Here are the citizen’s arrest reforms Georgia is considering

State officials unveiled details of a bipartisan bill Tuesday aimed at revising Georgia’s citizen’s arrest law to limit who can detain someone suspected of a crime. The first major criminal-justice measure proposed in the 2021 legislative session, sponsored by Rep. Bert Reeves, R-Marietta, would

Atlanta Police Department sees uptick in police resignations

(The Center Square) – The number of police officers who have resigned from the Atlanta Police Department has doubled in the past three months, department records show. According to numbers obtained by The Center Square, 42 officers resigned between June 1 and