Almost 2 years to day of fatal shooting, 3 men convicted of hate crimes in Ahmaud Arbery killing
Nearly two years to the day that their son was shot dead in the street while jogging through a neighborhood in Satilla Shores, the parents of Ahmaud Arbery embraced in a federal courthouse in Brunswick on Tuesday as the verdicts were read against the three men convicted of taking his life.
Arbery not seen stealing, cop told hate crime defendants
A police officer testifying at the hate crimes trial of three men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery says he told two of the defendants just days before the shooting that there was evidence the young Black man had done anything worse than trespassing.
Judge in Ahmaud Arbery death federal trial to seat jury Monday
The federal judge presiding over the hate crimes trial of three white men who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery said she will seat a jury Monday after a week spent asking potential jurors what they already know about the Black man’s death as well as their views on racism in America.
Ahmaud Arbery’s shooter withdraws guilty plea on hate crime charge
The man convicted of murder for shooting Ahmaud Arbery withdrew his guilty plea on a federal hate crime charge Friday, electing to stand trial for a second time in the 2020 killing of a Black man that became part of a larger national reckoning over racial injustice.
Garland: Justice Dept.'s civil rights work is key priority
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland says the early work of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division meant confronting white supremacists who were intimidating Black voters, and the division's work remains urgent 65 years later amid a surge of hate crimes.
Chauvin moved to Arizona federal pen in George Floyd killing
Derek Chauvin has been moved from a Minnesota state prison where he was often held in solitary confinement to a medium-security federal prison in Arizona, where the former police officer convicted in George Floyd’s killing may be held under less restrictive conditions.
Brunswick honors Ahmaud Arbery day after end of hate crimes case
A crowd of dozens chanted on a sweltering street corner Tuesday as Ahmaud Arbery’s hometown unveiled new street signs honoring the young Black man who was fatally shot after being chased by three white men in a nearby neighborhood — a crime local officials vowed to never forget.