Law enforcement officials appear to have tarred ad hoc bands of protesters as members of an organized criminal movement.
The trial of the first of 61 defendants starts today, but the judge has seemingly forbidden any of the defendants or their attorneys from discussing the case.
Among the indicted are a Southern Poverty Law Center attorney acting as a legal observer and three people who run a bail fund.
Trump and his acolytes' conduct was indefensible, but the state's RICO law is overly broad and makes it too easy for prosecutors to bring charges.
Rep. Cori Bush (D–Mo.) and multiple civil liberties organizations cited the "Cop City" project in Atlanta, in which dozens of protesters have been charged with domestic terrorism.
The Justice Department will investigate reports that inmates at Fulton County Jail are subject to filthy living conditions.
That's more than $21,000 per foot. And the tab doesn't include operating costs, which taxpayers will also heavily subsidize.
As with other cases in recent months, Georgia law enforcement has used specious classifications to charge nonviolent protesters with domestic terrorism.
Just days after the release of an autopsy showing an activist may not have fired on officers before being shot to death, police arrested activists for putting flyers on mailboxes.
Out of 19 suspects arrested on terrorism charges, at least nine are accused of nothing more serious than trespassing.
The lawsuit contends that after passengers are screened at federally mandated security checkpoints, Clayton County police search them again before they can board their flight.
Transit ridership, especially rail, has collapsed post-pandemic, but the Atlanta BeltLine Coalition says now is the time to take federal dollars and build a $2.5 billion streetcar.
Senators allege Bureau of Prisons officials turned a blind eye to rapidly deteriorating conditions at the U.S. Penitentiary in Atlanta.
The economic benefits are a home run that never came, and never should have been expected.
The journalist and free-speech activist says identity politics are destroying the media, higher education, and Hollywood.
The Singapore-born journalist and free-speech activist says identity politics are destroying the media, higher ed, and Hollywood.
The full video shows that Jay Baker was paraphrasing what Robert Aaron Long told investigators about his motivations.
Mask mandates are dangerous and unjust, regardless of which level of government imposes them.
The Guilt or Innocence of the Cop Who Killed Rayshard Brooks Has Nothing to Do With George Floyd's Death
The felony murder charge against Garrett Rolfe hinges on whether he reasonably believed Brooks posed a threat.
Every encounter with armed agents of the state has the potential to end tragically, which is a good reason to minimize such encounters.
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Aggressive police tactics are likely to worsen the situation.
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A reduced emphasis of busting low-level dealers and users would be good news for scaling back the drug war.
An outcome that's all too rare. Former police officer Matthew Johns attacked a suspect in September 2016, leaving the teen unconscious and with a severe concussion.
Atlanta Spent $23 Million Building a Pedestrian Bridge for the Super Bowl That Pedestrians Can't Use
And even if fans could use it, $23 million is an insane amount of money to spend for a pedestrian bridge.
But none of it is a substitute for developing a robust and vibrant economy. And neither is landing a single big employer like Amazon.
Built for Tourists, the $98 Million Atlanta Streetcar Will Be Closed in Advance of Monday's College Football Championship
The worst streetcar in America earns its title once more.
Feed yourself in a public park. Feed the pigeons and the squirrels there, too. Whatever you do, though, don't share your food with a hungry person.
The city's housing authority committed to selling $138 million of government land for $17 million.
A $1,000 fine and potentially six months of jail time becomes a $75 ticket.
New competition from ride-sharing services is not grounds for a takings claim, Georgia Supreme Court rules, because no taking took place. Obviously.
Former NYPD officer Michael Rizzi is accused of running an upscale prostitution service and its 50 related websites.
City leaders also want to build "glorified sidewalk" that will cost $4.8 billion.