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Slaves' descendants seek a referendum to veto zoning changes they say threaten their Georgia island
Lifelong residents of a tiny Georgia island who are descended from slaves are pushing to give voters a chance to override local zoning changes that they say threaten one of the last Gullah-Geechee communities in the U.S. South.
Jury selection opens in terrorism trial of extended family members dating to 2018 New Mexico raid
Jury selection has begun in the trial of several members of an extended family who face trial on kidnapping and terrorism charges linked to a law enforcement raid on their squalid New Mexico encampment in 2018.
Lawyers say 3 Republicans who falsely said Trump won Georgia were ‘contingent’ electors, not fake
Lawyers for three Georgia Republicans who signed a certificate falsely claiming that then-President Donald Trump won the state are arguing that their clients were not fake electors but rather a “contingent” slate in case the 2020 election results were tossed out.
Camden County man found guilty of aggravated assault against police during controversial drug raid sentenced to life
Varshan Brown was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday after he was found guilty of two counts of aggravated assault against a police officer and other charges following a controversial 2021 drug raid in Camden County.
Trump won’t be tried with Powell and Chesebro next month in Georgia election case
Donald Trump won't face trial next month in Georgia after a judge ruled Thursday that the former president and 16 others accused of illegally trying to overturn the results of the 2020 election will be tried separately from two lawyers in the case.
Trump waives right to speedy trial as Georgia prosecutor seeks to try him with 18 others next month
Former President Donald Trump and several other defendants are waiving their right to seek a speedy trial in the Georgia case in which they are accused of participating in an illegal scheme to overturn his loss in the 2020 presidential election.
Georgia special grand jury recommended charges against 39 people, including Sen. Lindsey Graham
A special grand jury investigating efforts to overturn Georgia’s 2020 presidential election results recommended indictments against a much larger group than prosecutors ultimately charged, including one current and two former U.S. senators.
Hyundai and LG will invest an additional $2B into making batteries at Georgia electric vehicle plant
Hyundai and LG Energy Solution are spending an additional $2 billion and hiring an extra 400 workers to make batteries at the automaker's sprawling U.S. electrical vehicle plant that is under construction in Georgia.
Tropical Storm Idalia has left the building after pounding Florida, Georgia and South Carolina
Florida and Georgia residents living along Hurricane Idalia’s path of destruction are picking through piles of rubble where homes once stood, throwing tarps over roofs and gingerly navigating through mazes of streets left underwater or clogged with fallen trees.