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4 months ago

Attorney for former officer who killed Rayshard Brooks says DA's investigation isn't credible

Garrett Rolfe's lawyer is questioning the district attorney’s decision to charge his client before the Georgia Bureau of Investigations could finish its investigation.
4 months ago
Attorney for officer who killed Rayshard Brooks questions charges
2 years ago

Atlanta police officer fired after fatally shooting Rayshard Brooks has been reinstated

The Atlanta police officer who was fired after fatally shooting a Black man in a Wendy's parking lot last year has been reinstated by Atlanta’s Civil Service Board.
2 years ago
Police officer fired after fatally shooting Rayshard Brooks has been reinstated
2 years ago

Former officer who killed Rayshard Brooks should be jailed for violating bond, DA says

The former Atlanta officer charged with the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks could be facing imprisonment for allegedly violating the conditions of his bond agreement.
2 years ago
Former officer who shot Rayshard Brooks should be jailed for violating bond, DA says
2 years ago

8-year-old girl fatally shot near Rayshard Brooks memorial

A young girl was killed near a memorial for Rayshard Brooks after dozens of people were shot across the country over the 4th of July weekend.
2 years ago
8-year-old girl fatally shot near Rayshard Brooks memorial
2 years ago

Fired cop charged in killing released on bond

The fatal shooting occurred on June 12 in a Wendy's parking lot.
2 years ago
Fired cop charged in killing released on bond
2 years ago

Woman who allegedly torched Wendy's after Rayshard Brooks shooting, on house arrest

Natalie White is accused of setting fire to the Atlanta Wendy's where Rayshard Brooks was fatally shot.
2 years ago
Woman who allegedly torched Wendy's after Rayshard Brooks shooting, on house arrest
2 years ago

MLK's daughter shares message with Rayshard Brooks' children at funeral

Rayshard Brooks, 27, was fatally shot in a Wendy's parking lot on June 12. His funeral will be on Tuesday.
2 years ago
MLK's daughter shares message with family of man killed by cop
2 years ago

DA says he was 'just doing his job' by charging officers in death of Rayshard Brooks

Paul L. Howard Jr., the district attorney of Fulton County, attended Rayshard Brooks' funeral, and is asking for change.
2 years ago
DA says he was 'just doing his job' by charging officers in death of Rayshard Brooks
2 years ago

Thousands mourn Rayshard Brooks at funeral service

Family, friends and city leaders honored the life of Brooks who was shot and killed by police in a Wendy’s parking lot in Atlanta as one of the officers involved spoke out about the incident.
2 years ago
Thousands mourn Rayshard Brooks at funeral service
2 years ago

Funeral held for Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta

Brooks, a 27-year-old husband, father and stepfather, was running away from two Atlanta officers on the night of June 12 when he died from two bullets to the back.
2 years ago
Funeral held for Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta
2 years ago

Rayshard Brooks to be laid to rest in Atlanta

The funeral of the 27-year-old is being held as new videos are emerging from bystanders who witnessed Brooks' fatal shooting by a police officer.
2 years ago
Rayshard Brooks to be laid to rest in Atlanta
2 years ago

Atlanta community pays respects to Rayshard Brooks before his burial

The killing of Rayshard Brooks by Atlanta police has divided the city and helped fuel the national movement demanding police reform.
2 years ago
Atlanta community pays respects to Rayshard Brooks before his burial
2 years ago

Public viewing held for Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta

Mourners lined up Monday at Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church for a public viewing of Rayshard Brooks, a Black man who was killed by a white police officer.
2 years ago
Public viewing held for Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta
2 years ago

Arrest warrant issued for woman who allegedly set Wendy's in Atlanta on fire

An Atlanta Wendy's was set on fire after Rayshard Brooks' murder.
2 years ago
Arrest warrant issued for woman who allegedly set Wendy's in Atlanta on fire
2 years ago

Atlanta police use-of-force policy violated multiple times in fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks: Prosecutor

Police found the victim asleep behind the wheel in a Wendy's drive-thru lane.
2 years ago
Police policy violated multiple times in Rayshard Brooks shooting: Prosecutor
2 years ago

Attorney of ex-officer who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks speaks out

Former officer Garrett Rolfe's attorney said there is more to the shooting than what is seen on video.
2 years ago
Attorney of ex-officer who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks speaks out
2 years ago

Ex-officer faces felony murder charge in shooting death of Rayshard Brooks: DA

The Fulton County, Georgia, District Attorney announced his charging decision in the Rayshard Brooks case on Wednesday.
2 years ago
Ex-officer faces felony murder charge in shooting death of black man
2 years ago

Former Atlanta cop to face judge today

Garrett Rolfe is due to appear in court later today on 11 charges, including the murder of Rayshard Brooks.
2 years ago
Former Atlanta cop to face judge today
2 years ago

Atlanta cops in Rayshard Brooks killing turn themselves in

Garrett Rolfe, who shot Brooks, remains behind bars as he faces 11 charges including murder while Devin Brosnan, accused of aggravated assault, was released on $50,000 bond.
2 years ago
Atlanta cops in Rayshard Brooks killing turn themselves in
2 years ago

Rappers who witnessed Atlanta police killing of Rayshard Brooks speak out

Melvin Evans was in a Wendy's drive-thru line when a bullet entered his vehicle.
2 years ago
Rappers who witnessed police killing of Rayshard Brooks speak out
2 years ago

Everything we know about Rayshard Brooks’ killing in Atlanta

Brooks was being taken into custody when the interaction became physical and then deadly. Both officers are now facing charges in connection to his death. Police in Atlanta say they feel unsupported.
2 years ago
Everything we know about Rayshard Brooks’ killing in Atlanta
2 years ago

Both Atlanta police officers surrender in Rayshard Brooks shooting death

Two Atlanta police officers are facing charges in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks. They were asked to surrender by 6 p.m. Thursday.
2 years ago
Both officers surrender in Rayshard Brooks shooting death
2 years ago

Officers involved in Rayshard Brooks’ death turn themselves in

27-year-old Garret Rolfe, former Atlanta police officer who shot Brooks, has been charged with murder. Officer Devin Brosnan, 27, was accused of aggravated assault and released on $50,000 bond.
2 years ago
Officers involved in Rayshard Brooks’ death turn themselves in
2 years ago

Witness recounts Rayshard Brooks incident

Melvin Evans was waiting in line at a nearby Wendy’s drive-through when he witnessed the altercation between Brooks and two Atlanta police officers.
2 years ago
Witness recounts Rayshard Brooks incident
2 years ago

Atlanta officers call out sick

This comes after prosecutors charged two officers in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks in a Wendy’s parking lot. ABC News’ Megan Tevrizian reports.
2 years ago
Atlanta officers call out sick
2 years ago

Officers charged in death of Rayshard Brooks

Former Atlanta cop Garrett Rolfe faces 11 charges after shooting Brooks in the back and ex-officer Devin Brosnan was charged with aggravated assault.
2 years ago
Officers charged in death of Rayshard Brooks
2 years ago

Officers charged in Rayshard Brooks shooting

Former officer Garrett Rolfe faces 11 charges including felony murder after the district attorney reviewed evidence from bodycam, dashcam and cellphone video.
2 years ago
Officers charged in Rayshard Brooks shooting
2 years ago

Rayshard Brooks’ family reacts to ex-officer being charged with felony murder

The family of Rayshard Brooks held a news conference after prosecutors brought murder charges against a former Atlanta police officer, who fatally shot the man in a Wendy's parking lot.
2 years ago
Rayshard Brooks’ family reacts to ex-officer being charged with felony murder
2 years ago

Ex-officer who killed Rayshard Brooks charged with felony murder

A former Atlanta police officer is facing charges including felony murder after fatally shooting Rayshard Brooks in a Wendy's parking lot last week, prosecutors said Wednesday.
2 years ago
Ex-officer who killed Rayshard Brooks charged with felony murder
2 years ago

Keisha Lance Bottoms says Rayshard Brooks' death 'didn’t have to happen this way'

The Atlanta mayor discusses the police shooting death of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks and how she believes the police could have handled the situation differently.
2 years ago
Keisha Lance Bottoms says Rayshard Brooks' death 'didn’t have to happen this way'
2 years ago

Rayshard Brooks' wife wants 2 Atlanta officers arrested: 'They just broke my family'

Rayshard Brooks was fatally shot in a Wendy's parking lot on June 12.
2 years ago
Wife demands justice after husband fatally shot in the back by police
2 years ago

Tyler Perry offers to pay for Rayshard Brooks' funeral and his children's education

Tyler Perry is stepping up to help the family of the late Rayshard Brooks.
2 years ago
Tyler Perry offers to pay for Rayshard Brooks' funeral and his children's education
2 years ago

New protests, calls for justice from Rayshard Brooks’ family

Protesters in several major cities clashed with police over the deadly shooting of Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta as his family demands charges against the officers involved.
2 years ago
New protests, calls for justice from Rayshard Brooks’ family
2 years ago

Rayshard Brooks remembered for hard work and dedication to family

The family and co-workers of Rayshard Brooks, the 27-year-old shot by Atlanta police say he was a kind-hearted, hard-working man.
2 years ago
Rayshard Brooks remembered for hard work and dedication to family
2 years ago

Investigators release disciplinary records of Rayshard Brooks arresting officers, 911 call

The Atlanta Police Department released the disciplinary records of the officers involved in Rayshard Brooks' death and the 911 call that led to the incident.
2 years ago
Rayshard Brooks case: Police release disciplinary records of officers, 911 call
2 years ago

Rayshard Brooks went from telling Atlanta officer about visiting mother's grave to being fatally shot: Video

Before being shot to death by an Atlanta police officer outside a fast food restaurant, Rayshard Brooks had a cordial conversation with the officers, videos show.
2 years ago
Videos show man went from speaking of visiting mom's grave to being killed by police
2 years ago

Who was Rayshard Brooks?

The 27-year-old spent most of his life in the Atlanta area along with several siblings and cousins.
2 years ago
Who was Rayshard Brooks?
2 years ago

After Floyd, Arbery deaths, Atlanta reckons with another: Rayshard Brooks

Brooks was killed by police responding to a call about a man asleep in his car in a Wendy's drive-thru. "They just broke my family," said his wife, Tomika Miller. "No justice will ever get that back."
2 years ago
After Floyd, Arbery deaths, Atlanta reckons with another: Rayshard Brooks
2 years ago

Atlanta police chief resigns after fatal shooting of black man

Chief Erika Shields' resignation came just hours after Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police at a Wendy's parking lot.
2 years ago
Atlanta police chief resigns after fatal shooting of black man
2 years ago

911 calls released in fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks

Brooks' family is calling for the officers involved in the shooting to be arrested as protests over the shooting in Atlanta rage on.
2 years ago
911 calls released in fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks
2 years ago

Atlanta protests erupt after police shooting death

ABC News’ Steve Osunsami reports on the death of Rayshard Brooks, as his family demands officers be charged after the Atlanta Wendy's parking lot shooting.
2 years ago
Atlanta protests erupt after police shooting death
2 years ago

Protests over deadly police shooting in Atlanta

As protestors call for justice, investigators are studying footage to determine if the shooting in a fast food parking lot of Rayshard Brooks, 27, was justified.
2 years ago
Protests over deadly police shooting in Atlanta
2 years ago

The family of Rayshard Brooks holds presser

Rayshard Brooks’ widow, sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews and cousins were all gathered for a press conference in Atlanta.
2 years ago
The family of Rayshard Brooks holds presser
2 years ago

Deadly force not 'only option' in Atlanta shooting: Rep. Val Demings

Rep. Val Demings said on ABC's "The View" that deadly force not 'only option' for the police involved in the weekend Atlanta shooting.
2 years ago
Deadly force not 'only option' in Atlanta shooting: Rep. Val Demings
2 years ago

Justin Timberlake demands systemic change following the death of Rayshard Brooks

"The system needs to change... it has repeatedly shown us that Black people in America are not safe," he wrote.
2 years ago
Justin Timberlake demands systemic change following death of Rayshard Brooks
2 years ago

Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields resigns in wake of fatal shooting

The NAACP had called for her to step down.
2 years ago
Atlanta police chief resigns in wake of fatal shooting
2 years ago

Atlanta police officer fired after Rayshard Brooks death during confrontation at Wendy's drive-thru

A man is dead after being shot by police, reportedly following a struggle over a stun gun at a Wendy's parking lot in Atlanta.
2 years ago
Atlanta police officer fired after Rayshard Brooks death during confrontation