‘She Should Spend Time In Prison’: Former DA Accused of ‘Showing Favor’ to the McMichaels Awaits Her Day In Court on Charges Over Delayed Arrests In Ahmaud Arbery’s Slaying
The men convicted of killing Ahmaud Arbery are not the only ones facing prison time for the February 2020 murder. Former Georgia District Attorney Jackie […]news.yahoo.com
Georgia environmental regulators propose $3M fine for Golden Ray shipping firm
State environmental regulators are proposing a $3 million fine for the Hyundai Glovis Co. logistics and shipping firm, the company behind the Golden Ray cargo ship that overturned in the St. Simons Sound two years ago.
Defense attorney: McMichaels ‘honestly believe that what they were doing was the right thing’
After about 10 hours of deliberations, jurors on Wednesday convicted the three white men charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery, the Black man who was chased and fatally shot while running through their Georgia neighborhood.
Civil rights attorney Ben Crump said the 3 men convicted for Ahmaud Arbery's murder 'can never inflict their brand of evil on another innocent soul'
"Even though this is not a celebration, it is a reflection to acknowledge that the spirit of Ahmaud defeated the lynch mob," Ben Crump said on Wednesday.news.yahoo.com
All 3 men charged in Ahmaud Arbery’s death convicted of murder
After deliberating for about 10 hours over two days, the jury in the case against three white men charged with murder in the death of Ahmaud Arbery returned with a verdict Wednesday afternoon, finding the shooter, Travis McMichael, guilty of malice murder and the other eight counts against him.
Rev. Sharpton: ‘Dirty toenails’ comment about Arbery part of most racist case he’s ever witnessed
As the jury continued deliberations in the trial for three men accused in the death of Ahmaud Arbery, family attorneys and Rev. Al Sharpton addressed the media and supporters of the Arbery family on Wednesday morning.
In his final days, Ahmaud Arbery's life was at a crossroads
About a mile and a half into his usual route, Ahmaud Arbery would cross the four lanes of Jekyll Island Causeway into the subdivision of Satilla Shores. On Feb. 23, 2020 — at the age of 25 — he ran through Satilla Shores for the final time. EDITOR'S NOTE: The Associated Press initially published this profile of Ahmaud Arbery on May 25, 2020.news.yahoo.com
Louisiana man surprises kids with special needs with their first bikes
For kids with special needs, riding a bike is often outside of reach for many reasons. But one Louisiana man is helping make it a reality for kids of all abilities. Janet Shamlian reports for the “CBS Mornings” series “A More Perfect Union.”news.yahoo.com
Five Georgia Police Officers Have Turned Themselves In After Being Charged With Murder In The Death Of A 24-Year-Old
Fernando Rodriguez was leaving the Imagine Music Festival in 2019 when the officers stopped repeatedly shocked him with a stun gun, even after he fell to the ground.View Entire Post ›news.yahoo.com
Cool and breezy today, some will wake up to freezing temperatures Wednesday
We are stuck in the 50s this afternoon despite all that sunshine. It is cold. So cold that frost will form tonight in areas west of the St. Johns River under the clear skies. And while temps will drop into the upper 30s around Jacksonville, we miss a freeze this time.
Children abandoned at Calhoun truck stop reunited with their grandmother
Nov. 22—Three young children found abandoned at a Calhoun, Georgia, truck stop Sunday have since been reunited with their grandmother. The children, all from Atlanta, were dropped off at the Love's truck stop at 1081 Belwood Road in Calhoun at around 12:30 p.m. Sunday, according to police reports confirmed by Calhoun Police Chief Tony Pyle in a call with the Times Free Press on Monday morning. ...news.yahoo.com
Attorneys debate nuances of legal instructions judge plans to give to jury in Arbery death trial
With closing arguments set for Monday in the trial of the three men charged in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, prosecutors and defense attorneys spent Friday debating nuances of the legal instructions the judge plans to give to the jury before deliberations.
Georgia Supervisory Correctional Officer Indicted on Obstruction Offenses Related to Assault on Inmate
A federal grand jury in Macon, Georgia, returned a two-count indictment against former supervisory correctional officer Lieutenant Geary Staten of the Valdosta State Prison (VSP) for his role in attempting to cover up an assault on an inmate incarcerated at the facility. The indictment charges Staten, 31, with obstruction of justice and misprision of a felony. Sergeant Patrick Sharpe also previously pleaded guilty to a federal offense in connection with the incident. The maximum penalty for the misprision of a felony offense is three years of imprisonment, and the maximum penalty for the obstruction of justice offense is 20 years of imprisonment. Trial Attorneys Katherine G. DeVar and Nicole Raspa of the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, are prosecuting the case.justice.gov
Black pastors lead hundreds in rally to support Ahmaud Arbery’s family in Glynn County
As the man who fatally shot Ahmaud Arbery returned to the witness stand Thursday morning, more than 100 faith leaders from around the country planned to rally outside the Glynn County Courthouse in support of Arbery’s family.
Georgia man accused of selling over 2 dozen guns, cocaine to undercover officer
A three-month investigation disrupted a Georgia-to-New York gun trafficking pipeline and resulted in the seizure of 25 guns, including five assault weapons, according to the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, which said the guns and a quantity of cocaine were sold to an undercover officer.
Could controversial comments by defense attorney in Arbery case be part of a bigger legal strategy?
The defense attorney for one of the three men charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery is again being scrutinized for his concern that the presence of Black pastors in the courtroom could influence the jury.
Tensions flare in Ahmaud Arbery death trial as Jesse Jackson visits
Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson walked into the courthouse arm-in-arm with Ahmaud Arbery’s family as trial testimony entered a second week Monday in the case of three white men charged with murder in the killing of Arbery after they spotted the 25-year-old Black man running in their neighborhood.
AP Top 25: Alabama jumps Cincinnati to No. 2 behind Georgia
Alabama jumped Cincinnati to No. 2 behind Georgia in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday and Oklahoma dropped eight spots to No. 12 after losing for the first time this season. Georgia is a unanimous No. 1 in the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank for the sixth consecutive week and the Southeastern Conference has the top two teams in the poll for the sixth time this season. Alabama and Georgia were flip-flopped at Nos.news.yahoo.com
Two Members of the Nine Trey Gangster Bloods Gang Plead Guilty to RICO Conspiracy
Yesterday, two Georgia men and members of the Nine Trey Gangster national criminal organization pleaded guilty to Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organization (RICO) conspiracy. The NTG have a hierarchical structure and members throughout the country are subdivided into separate groups or “lines,” usually named after the gang’s leaders. Each NTG member has a specific rank within the gang or a specific line, and this rank comes with specific duties and responsibilities. Both of the defendants who pleaded guilty yesterday were part of the gang’s “fire” line and were responsible for planning attacks on rival gangs. Devonta Marshall, aka Street Monsta, 27, of Atlanta, held the rank of “first floor” in the gang’s hierarchy and was responsible for overseeing the gang members without rank within a certain area.justice.gov
Some Gen Z job applicants are scrubbing campus political activism from their resumes
Gen Z Is the most politically active generation in decades. But some members don't want future employers to know that. As they try to launch their careers, some young job applicants are scrubbing political activism from their resumes to avoid offending future employers.washingtonpost.com
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to Republicans and Democrats on elections results they don't like: 'Accept the facts that you have lost and move on'
"I think either party needs to look at what they're saying and just realize that when you lose, you lose," Raffensperger said on MSNBC.news.yahoo.com