Gunman arrested for killing 14-year-old who was picking up food order

Police arrested Cecil Adkison on Sept. 20, the gunman who killed 14-year-old Quinton Mack outside of a restaurant on Aug. 23. Adkison was taken into custody by the Atlanta Police Department’s Fugitive Unit and the U.S. Marshals Service. Mack was shot multiple times in the parking lot of a strip mall on Fayetteville Road in […]

Gunman on the loose in Atlanta after triple shooting leaves 1 dead

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Atlanta police are investigating a shooting that happened the night of June 26 at a strip mall in the ritzy Buckhead section of Atlanta. The shooting stemmed from an argument in the parking lot of a shopping center. Three people were shot. All three were transported to the hospital, but one of the victims died. […]

Tyler Perry hosts luncheon to show appreciation for Atlanta police officers

On June 19, Tyler Perry Studios hosted an appreciation luncheon for the Atlanta Police Department. Mayor Andre Dickens, interim Police Chief Darin Schierbaum, and Perry were present at the luncheon as this event was used to help boost morale in the police department. Mayor Andre Dickens told WSB-TV that he was glad that Perry decided […]

Mayor, family react after fired Atlanta cop who killed Rayshard Brooks reinstated

The Atlanta police officer, who was fired after he shot and killed Rayshard Brooks in a Wendy’s parking lot on June 12, 2020, has been reinstated, the media has learned. The Atlanta Civil Service Board ruled that former Officer Garrett Rolfe was wrongly terminated. “Due to the City’s failure to comply with several provisions of […]

Warrant issued for White woman believed to have burned down Wendy’s in Atlanta

The Atlanta Fire Department has issued a warrant for a White woman suspected of burning down the Wendy’s restaurant where Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by an Atlanta police officer on June 12, 2020. Atlanta Fire Rescue sent out a Twitter post seeking the arrest and prosecution of the woman in question, identified as […]

Rasyhard Brooks could have returned to prison if arrested for DUI

Uncovered legal documents reveal that slain Wendy’s customer Rayshard Brooks faced an imminent return to prison if he had been arrested for driving under the influence, the Daily Mail reports. This might explain why Brooks resisted arrest and tried to make a break for it after he failed a field sobriety test and was being […]

Ex-Atlanta cop who killed Rayshard Brooks had a dozen prior complaints

The Atlanta police officer who was fired after fatally shooting Rayshard Brooks had a dozen previous complaints filed against him. Ex-cop Garrett Rolfe, 27, had multiple citizen complaints lodged against him during his seven-year career in law enforcement, including one for use-of-force in 2016 that resulted in a written reprimand in 2017, according to CNN […]

Fatal police shooting of Rayshard Brooks ruled a homicide

The police killing of Rayshard Brooks has been ruled a “homicide” after the Black man was shot twice in the back by a White Atlanta police officer on Friday, June 12, 2020. The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office in Atlanta made the ruling on Sunday, June 14, after Brooks, 27, was shot in the parking […]

Police searching for suspect who started fire at Wendy’s in Atlanta (photo)

The Atlanta Police Department is offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who started the fire that destroyed a Wendy’s restaurant in south Atlanta. The fire was started at Wendy’s on University Avenue on Saturday, June 13, 2020, a day after a Black man, […]

Atlanta cop fired, Wendy’s burned after Rayshard Brooks killed by police

Former Atlanta Police officer Garrett Rolfe who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks at a Wendy’s restaurant was fired on Saturday, June 13, 2020, while the police chief resigned and was reassigned to another position. The second officer, Devin Bronsan, who was also seen struggling with Brooks in south Atlanta, has been relegated to administrative duties […]

Fired Atlanta cops who tased college students suing Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms

Two of the six Atlanta Police officers who were fired for brutalizing and tasing two Black college students are now suing Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Police Chief Erika Shields. According to CBS 46, two of the ex-cops, Ivory Streeter and Mark Gardner, also want to be reinstated on the police force as part of […]

Atlanta police explain their side in the Blac Youngsta bank incident

Atlanta police, who violently detained rapper Blac Youngsta in the parking lot of a Buckhead Wells Fargo on Friday after he withdrew $200K from his own checking account, say the incident was essentially just a big mix up. The incident reportedly began when a Wells Fargo employee alerted police that a man was attempting to cash a […]

Young Jeezy arrested after run-in with police

What started as a simple mishap quickly escalated into something much more serious, and it landed rapper Young Jeezy in an Atlanta jail cell last night. It started with police responding to an alarm going off at Jeezy’s girlfriend’s house. When police arrived and happened upon Jeezy, he refused to identify himself upon their request and […]

Arrest warrant issued for Gucci Mane

Law enforcement in Atlanta have issued a warrant for Gucci Mane’s arrest after the famously troubled but talented rap label boss allegedly broke a bottle over the head a soldier during a club appearance. Channel 2 Action News states that the soldier, who had recently returned from Afghanistan and was celebrating his birthday, was looking […]

Richard Halford’s funeral: Atlantans mourn his death (photos)

Fallen and beloved Atlanta police officer Richard Halford tragically lost his life on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 in a helicopter crash. He was laid to rest on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. His funeral was held at Jackson Memorial Baptist Church. Atlanta dignitaries, including Mayor Kasim Reed, members of the Atlanta City Council, Halford’s commander, his […]