Latest Ahmaud Arbery News

A year after SC inmate's death, family still seeking charges

Jan. 13, 2022 18:25 PM EST

The family of a mentally ill Black man who died after South Carolina jail employees repeatedly stunned him and then kneeled on his back until he stopped breathing is still seeking criminal charges a year later. Relatives for Jamal Sutherland have repeatedly asked South Carolina...

Georgia deputy suspended over Facebook comment about Arbery

Jan. 13, 2022 12:20 PM EST

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff's deputy was suspended and faces being fired over comments posted on social media after a judge sentenced three white men to life imprisonment in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, news outlets reported. Reacting to a story on WGXA-TV's...

Hate crimes trial in Arbery killing will put racism up front

Jan. 08, 2022 08:33 AM EST

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Sentenced to life in prison for murder, the three white men who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery will soon stand trial on federal hate crimes charges in which jurors will have to decide whether the slaying of the running Black man was motivated by racism. The...

Arbery killers get life in prison; no parole for father, son

Jan. 07, 2022 17:24 PM EST

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Three white men convicted of murder for chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery were sentenced to life in prison Friday, with a judge denying any chance of parole for the father and son who armed themselves and initiated the deadly pursuit of the 25-year-old Black man. ...

Man who took cellphone video of Ahmaud Arbery’s killing gets life sentence, chance of parole for joining fatal chase

Jan. 07, 2022 15:09 PM EST
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Man who took cellphone video of Ahmaud Arbery’s killing gets life sentence, chance of parole for joining fatal chase.

Travis McMichael sentenced to life without parole for fatally shooting Ahmaud Arbery as he ran through neighborhood

Jan. 07, 2022 15:07 PM EST
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Travis McMichael sentenced to life without parole for fatally shooting Ahmaud Arbery as he ran through neighborhood.

Greg McMichael, who chased Ahmaud Arbery with his son, sentenced to life in prison without parole in Black man’s murder

Jan. 07, 2022 15:06 PM EST
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Greg McMichael, who chased Ahmaud Arbery with his son, sentenced to life in prison without parole in Black man’s murder.

EXPLAINER: Are more defendants testifying at trial?

Dec. 24, 2021 11:16 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Defendants spoke directly to jurors in a series of recent high-profile trials, defying conventional wisdom that the risks of taking the stand usually outweigh the benefits. Among those who chose to testify was Kim Potter, convicted Thursday of manslaughter for...

In Ronald Greene's death, a mother's defiant quest for truth

Dec. 23, 2021 12:00 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Mona Hardin calls it her walking nightmare. She’s haunted by the body-camera images of her son Ronald Greene being punched, stunned and dragged by Louisiana State Police, and she’s enraged that troopers initially tried to explain away the Black man’s...

In Ronald Greene's death, a mother's defiant quest for truth

Dec. 23, 2021 11:33 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Mona Hardin has cherished her son’s cremated remains since the day they arrived at her doorstep in a FedEx box. She pulls them into bed with her when she’s too bereft to get up and talks to her “Ronnie” every day to keep him apprised of her journey for justice. ...