Atlanta

Maria Boynton
July 16, 2020 - 3:54 pm
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said earlier Thursday that she “is not afraid of the city being sued” over the matter of her mandate that masks be worn in the city. And that’s exactly what happened. Read more now.
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Maria Boynton
July 08, 2020 - 7:24 pm
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has signed an executive order mandating that masks or face coverings be worn in public in the city of Atlanta, Georgia.
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Jacquie Cadorette
July 06, 2020 - 3:13 pm
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms took to Twitter Monday to reveal she had tested positive for coronavirus. Bottoms has gained national attention for her handling of the coronavirus outbreak.
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June 23, 2020 - 12:23 pm
Scores of mourners Tuesday paid their final respects to Rayshard Brooks at the Atlanta church where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. used to preach, taking part in a funeral rich with historical echoes and filled with a tragic sense that Black America has been through this all too many times before.
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Rayshard Brooks (AP)
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CBS News
June 18, 2020 - 12:08 pm
A video of Rayshard Brooks talking about the difficulties of reentering society after incarceration was posted online Wednesday. In the video, taken just four months before he was killed by an Atlanta police officer, Brooks says he wishes for greater humanity within the criminal justice system.
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Officer Garrett Rolfe, left and Officer Devin Brosnan (AP)
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June 18, 2020 - 6:47 am
As Rayshard Brooks lay dying in a Wendy’s parking lot, prosecutors say the Atlanta police officer who shot him in the back kicked him and didn’t give him medical attention for more than two minutes.
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RADIO.COM Staff
June 15, 2020 - 5:15 pm
Wendy’s CEO Todd Penegor issued a memo Sunday to employees and franchisees following the death of Rayshard Brooks who was shot by a police officer in Atlanta this weekend.
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Maria Boynton
June 15, 2020 - 10:31 am
Tomika Miller says the Atlanta police department has destroyed her family. Miller is the wife of Rayshard Brooks, the 27 year old man fatally shot in a Wendy’s parking lot on Friday, June 12.
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June 14, 2020 - 10:34 am
Atlanta police said Sunday the department fired one officer and placed another on administrative duty for the fatal shooting of a black man who resisted arrest after failing a field sobriety test — a death that rekindled fiery protests in the city and also caused the police chief to resign.
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Maria Boynton
June 13, 2020 - 10:45 am
The Georgia NAACP is calling for the resignation of Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields following the latest officer-involved shooting that has claimed the life of a man. Read more now.
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