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Nation May 12Local prosecutors under investigation for handling of Ahmaud Arbery slaying
“Unfortunately, many questions and concerns have arisen" about the actions of the district attorneys, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr said Tuesday in a statement.
Nation May 09Georgia man’s death raises echoes of US racial terror legacy
The Feb. 23 shooting in coastal Georgia is drawing comparisons to a much darker period of U.S. history — when extrajudicial killings of black people, almost exclusively at the hands of white male vigilantes, inflicted racial terror on African Americans.
Nation May 08WATCH: Georgia promises thorough probe in killing of Ahmaud Arbery
Georgia authorities addressed the arrests in the Arbery case. Watch their remarks here.
Nation May 072 men arrested in death of Ahmaud Arbery, Georgia man shot while jogging
The charges came more than two months after Ahmaud Arbery, 25, was killed on a residential street just outside the port city of Brunswick. National outrage over the case swelled this week after a cellphone video that appeared to show…
Nation May 05Grand jury to weigh charges in Georgia shooting of Ahmaud Arbery
Ahmaud Arbery, 25, was killed Feb. 23 in a neighborhood outside the coastal port city of Brunswick. No one has been arrested or charged in the case, prompting an outcry from the local NAACP and others. Arbery was black and…
Economy Apr 27Masks, temperature checks mark ‘new normal’ at reopening restaurants
Some of the nation's restaurants reopened for dine-in service, but it was a different experience than before the coronavirus.
Economy Apr 24Georgia businesses reopen cautiously amid coronavirus worry
Some businesses in Georgia are reopening as the state's governor eases a month-long shutdown despite fears that a new wave of coronavirus infections could result.
Nation Apr 22WATCH: Trump breaks with Georgia governor over reopening certain businesses ‘too soon’
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he “disagreed strongly” with the decision by Georgia's Republican governor to reopen salons, gyms and other nonessential businesses later this week, saying, “It's just too soon.”…
Nation Apr 17Tyson Foods says four employees have died from coronavirus
A major U.S. meat producer says four of its poultry workers in Georgia have died after becoming infected by the coronavirus.
Nation Sep 10Crewmen on capsized cargo ship rescued from ‘worst possible conditions’
Four crew members trapped in the belly of an overturned cargo ship waited for nearly 36 hours in pitch darkness and oven-like heat, perched on pipes and railings above deep water before they were pulled to safety, coordinators of the…