Crime

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Amanda Cooper
February 12, 2020 - 3:33 pm
Georgia NAACP State President James Woodall, along with local civil rights leaders and state legislators, spoke out against Governor Kemp's budget cuts during a press conference at the state capitol this week. In January, during the State of the State address, Kemp said that budget cuts had been...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., announces the passage of the first article of impeachment, abuse of power, against President Donald Trump by the House of Representatives at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. (House Television via AP)
Amanda Cooper
December 18, 2019 - 11:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday night, becoming only the third American chief executive to be formally charged under the Constitution’s ultimate remedy for high crimes and misdemeanors. The historic vote split along party lines,...
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Amanda Cooper
November 16, 2019 - 8:13 am
Supporters of a convicted murderer in Texas are celebrating a victory. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals granted a stay of execution on Friday for death row inmate Rodney Reed. This week, Reed's attorney filed an appeal claiming that Reed is innocent and that investigators failed to disclose...
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Amanda Cooper
November 14, 2019 - 5:04 pm
Starting November 30th, there will be a new sheriff in town as DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffery L. Mann is set to retire at the end of the month. Melody Maddox, DeKalb County's Chief Deputy, will step into the role, making her the first woman to serve as sheriff in the county's history and will remain...
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Alexis Janae Crawford was found dead Friday in a DeKalb County park
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Maria Boynton
November 12, 2019 - 7:07 pm
They murdered her together. That's what details from an Atlanta Police Homicide report indicate in the death of 21 year old Alexis Crawford. The Clark Atlanta Univesity student's roommate Jordyn Jones and Jones' boyfriend Barron Brantley are charged with Crawford's murder. Both are being held in...
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Amanda Cooper
November 08, 2019 - 7:41 pm
The family of Alexis Crawford is heartbroken after the missing Clark Atlanta University student was found dead. During a news conference today, City of Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields shared that the body of the 21-year-old was found in a park in DeKalb County off Columbia Drive. Chief Shields...
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This undated photo provided by the Tarrant County Jail shows Aaron Dean. The Fort Worth police officer who shot and killed a black woman through a back window of her home while responding to a call about an open front door was charged with murder on Monday after resigning from the force. (Tarrant County Jail via AP)
Amanda Cooper
October 14, 2019 - 11:08 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white Fort Worth police officer who shot and killed a black woman through a back window of her home while responding to a call about an open front door was charged with murder on Monday evening after resigning from the force. Aaron Dean, 34, was jailed on $200,000 bond...
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Amanda Cooper
October 09, 2019 - 3:51 pm
(Photo Credit: Fulton County Sheriff's Department) A local convicted sex trafficker was handed down a long-term sentence after forcing a 20-year-old victim into the sex trade. Fulton County District Attorney Paul L. Howard, Jr. announced that 25-year-old Derrick Manuel was sentenced to life in...
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