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7 months ago

Georgia DA who charged officers faces tough primary runoff

Amid misconduct allegations and police brutality protests, the top prosecutor in Georgia’s most populous county is fighting to keep his job
7 months ago
DA who charged officers in Rayshard Brooks case faces tough primary runoff
7 months ago

Former officer who shot Rayshard Brooks sues over firing

Meanwhile, prosecutors have asked a judge to revoke his bond.
7 months ago
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Former officer who shot Rayshard Brooks should be jailed for violating bond, DA says
8 months 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.
8 months ago
8-year-old girl fatally shot near Rayshard Brooks memorial
8 months ago

Fired cop charged in killing released on bond

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

Ex-Atlanta officer who killed Rayshard Brooks granted bond

A judge says the former Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks can be free on bond while his case is pending
8 months ago
Former Atlanta officer who shot Rayshard Brooks seeks bail
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Woman who allegedly torched Wendy's after Rayshard Brooks shooting, on house arrest
8 months 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.
8 months ago
MLK's daughter shares message with family of man killed by cop
8 months 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.
8 months ago
DA says he was 'just doing his job' by charging officers in death of Rayshard Brooks
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Thousands mourn Rayshard Brooks at funeral service
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Funeral held for Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Rayshard Brooks to be laid to rest in Atlanta
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Atlanta community pays respects to Rayshard Brooks before his burial
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Public viewing held for Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta
8 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.
8 months ago
Attorney for officer who killed Rayshard Brooks questions charges
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Arrest warrant issued for woman who allegedly set Wendy's in Atlanta on fire
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Police policy violated multiple times in Rayshard Brooks shooting: Prosecutor
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Attorney of ex-officer who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks speaks out
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Ex-officer faces felony murder charge in shooting death of black man
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Former Atlanta cop to face judge today
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Atlanta cops in Rayshard Brooks killing turn themselves in
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Rappers who witnessed police killing of Rayshard Brooks speak out
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Everything we know about Rayshard Brooks’ killing in Atlanta
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Both officers surrender in Rayshard Brooks shooting death
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Officers involved in Rayshard Brooks’ death turn themselves in
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Witness recounts Rayshard Brooks incident
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Atlanta officers call out sick
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Officers charged in death of Rayshard Brooks
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Officers charged in Rayshard Brooks shooting
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Rayshard Brooks’ family reacts to ex-officer being charged with felony murder
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Ex-officer who killed Rayshard Brooks charged with felony murder
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Keisha Lance Bottoms says Rayshard Brooks' death 'didn’t have to happen this way'
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Wife demands justice after husband fatally shot in the back by police
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Tyler Perry offers to pay for Rayshard Brooks' funeral and his children's education
8 months 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.
8 months ago
New protests, calls for justice from Rayshard Brooks’ family
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Rayshard Brooks remembered for hard work and dedication to family
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Rayshard Brooks case: Police release disciplinary records of officers, 911 call
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Videos show man went from speaking of visiting mom's grave to being killed by police
8 months ago

Who was Rayshard Brooks?

The 27-year-old spent most of his life in the Atlanta area along with several siblings and cousins.
8 months ago
Who was Rayshard Brooks?
8 months 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."
8 months ago
After Floyd, Arbery deaths, Atlanta reckons with another: Rayshard Brooks
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Atlanta police chief resigns after fatal shooting of black man
8 months 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.
8 months ago
911 calls released in fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Atlanta protests erupt after police shooting death
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Protests over deadly police shooting in Atlanta
8 months 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.
8 months ago
The family of Rayshard Brooks holds presser
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Deadly force not 'only option' in Atlanta shooting: Rep. Val Demings
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Justin Timberlake demands systemic change following death of Rayshard Brooks
8 months ago

Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields resigns in wake of fatal shooting

The NAACP had called for her to step down.
8 months ago
Atlanta police chief resigns in wake of fatal shooting
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Atlanta police officer fired after Rayshard Brooks death during confrontation