Latest Ahmaud Arbery News

Ex-Oklahoma officers charged in fatal shooting of Black man

May. 10, 2022 06:44 AM EDT

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Two former Oklahoma police officers have been charged with first-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a Black man in December while responding to a 911 call of an alleged protective order violation. Following a monthslong probe by the Oklahoma State...

Today in History: May 7, Germany's surrender

May. 07, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 7, the 127th day of 2022. There are 238 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 7, 1945, Germany signed an unconditional surrender at Allied headquarters in Rheims (rams), France, ending...

After Arbery killing, 16 calls between DA, shooter's dad

May. 05, 2022 13:56 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — One of the men convicted of murder in the street chase and fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery spoke with his former boss, the local district attorney, several times by phone in the days and weeks following the 2020 killing, according to a court document filed Thursday. ...

Louisville mayor's race plays out amid lingering tensions

Apr. 30, 2022 10:41 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville mayoral candidate Craig Greenberg had a bounce in his step as he made his way from house to house in search of voters on a cold spring afternoon. But when people recognized him, it wasn't for reasons he’d anticipated when he announced his run last year. ...

Today in History: April 28, Mussolini is executed

Apr. 28, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 28, the 118th day of 2022. There are 247 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 28, 1994, former CIA official Aldrich Ames, who had passed U.S. secrets to the Soviet Union and then...

Arbery killers' sentencing for hate crimes moved to August

Apr. 20, 2022 11:51 AM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge Wednesday postponed sentencing for the white men convicted of hate crimes in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery until Aug. 8. U.S. District Court Judge Lisa Godbey Wood agreed to push sentencing hearings back one week after prosecutors cited a...

Arbery's killers scheduled for August hate crimes sentencing

Apr. 19, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The white men convicted of hate crimes for chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery as he ran in their Georgia neighborhood have been scheduled for sentencing this summer in federal court. U.S. District Court Judge Lisa Godbey Wood scheduled Aug. 1 sentencing...

NBA at 75: 2010s featured seismic shifts on, off the court

Apr. 06, 2022 02:20 AM EDT

Two of the NBA's most significant dynasties emerged in the second decade of the 2000s. LeBron James teamed up with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh to form a Miami Heat super team that reached four straight finals, winning a pair of championships. Then came the ascension of...

EXPLAINER: What's behind the new federal anti-lynching law?

Mar. 29, 2022 17:13 PM EDT

President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed into law the first bill that specifies lynching as a federal hate crime. The Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act, which Congress passed on March 7, enables the prosecution of crimes as lynchings if they are done during a hate crime in which the victim is injured or...

Attorneys: Ex-prosecutor never hindered Arbery investigators

Mar. 24, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Attorneys for a former Georgia prosecutor charged with misconduct in the investigation of Ahmaud Arbery's killing say she never tried to discourage police from making arrests in the shooting of the 25-year-old Black man. Defense lawyers for Jackie Johnson, who...