Metro Atlanta Ukrainian Community Responds To Russian Invasion Of Their HomelandThe Ukrainian Congress Committee of America's Georgia Branch is raising awareness of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and calling on the U.S. and its allies to take swift action.
3 men convicted in Ahmaud Arbery's murder found guilty of federal hate crimesThree men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery were found guilty in a federal hate crimes trial Tuesday.
Problems Continue Over Fulton Co. Redistricting Map ProcessElected officials say politics and chaos have kept Fulton County from proposing a fair redistricting map by the state deadline. Now, there’s a rush to get lawmakers to push a proposed map through the process to avoid legal issues.
Stacey Abrams criticized after posing maskless surrounded by masked childrenDemocrat Stacey Abrams' campaign is assailing her critics after she posed for photos mask-less and surrounded by masked children during a visit to a Georgia school.
Biden, Harris Bring Push For Federal Voting Rights Laws To AtlantaPresident Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to Atlanta on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, to bring attention to voting rights legislation currently stalled in the Senate.
Andre Dickens Is Sworn In As The 61st Mayor Of AtlantaAndre Dickens took office on January 3, 2022, as the 61st Mayor of Atlanta during an inauguration ceremony at Georgia Tech's Bobby Dodd Stadium.
Fort Valley State Awarded Almost $2 Million STOP School Violence GrantThe Department of Justice today announced nearly $126 million in funding to advance school safety under the STOP School Violence Act. The grants, awarded by the Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the Department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office), will help institute safety measures in and around primary and secondary schools, support school violence prevention efforts, provide training to school personnel and students and implement evidence-based threat assessments.
Johnny Isakson, former Georgia Republican U.S. senator, diesFormer Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson, respected by lawmakers from both sides of the aisle, died on Sunday at the age of 76.
Former Sen. David Perdue Announces Primary Challenge Against Georgia Gov. Brian KempFormer Republican US Sen. David Perdue launched his bid for governor of Georgia on Monday, setting up a primary challenge against incumbent Gov. Brian Kemp.
Stacey Abrams Officially Announces Run For Georgia Governor in 2022Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat and leading voting rights activist, said Wednesday that she will launch another campaign to become the nation's first Black woman governor.
Federal Jury Convicts Telfair County Man In Drug Trafficking CaseA Telfair County man faces up to life in federal prison after a jury convicted him on 36 counts related to a conspiracy to possess and distribute methamphetamine and cocaine.
Home Health Agency To Pay Millions To Settle False Claims Act AllegationsPruittHealth, Inc. and affiliated entities (“Pruitt”) have agreed to pay $4.2 million to resolve allegations that they submitted claims for home health services that were not covered by the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and that they failed to refund overpayments that they had received from Medicare and Medicaid in a timely manner.
Georgia Man Sentenced For Filing False Liens Against Federal Government OfficialsHakim Amal Archible has been sentenced for filing false liens against federal government officials, including former IRS Commissioner John Koskinen and former U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew.
Six Defendants Indicted For FraudVikas Mehta, Walter Valdivia, Pradip Parikh, Jaime Salas, Alpesh Patel, and Darash Shah have been indicted for wire fraud conspiracy, wire fraud, money laundering conspiracy, and money laundering.
Atlanta Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony For Cascade Road Improvement ProjectThe City of Atlanta broke ground on the Cascade Road Complete Street Project on November 17, 2021.