Latest Ahmaud Arbery News

Ahmaud Arbery's mom: Thankful for justice and son's legacy

Nov. 25, 2021 17:36 PM EST

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Ahmaud Arbery's mother woke up Thursday with a new, very important blessing on Thanksgiving Day. But there will still be an empty chair at the family's celebrations. It is a reminder that while she feels justice was served when the three white men...

Their own words may have doomed men who killed Ahmaud Arbery

Nov. 25, 2021 15:44 PM EST

The video of Ahmaud Arbery's shotgun death was a shocking piece of evidence that suddenly brought the Black man's killing into the national consciousness. But the murder convictions of the three white men who chased him may have been secured as much by their own words to...

EXPLAINER: Trio guilty of killing Ahmaud Arbery. What now?

Nov. 25, 2021 09:58 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The killing was captured on video and shared around the world: Ahmaud Arbery running toward and then around an idling pickup truck before its driver blasted him at close range with a shotgun. Soon after Travis McMichael fatally shot Arbery on Feb. 23,...

Gary Trent Jr. keys late rally, Raptors beat Grizzlies

Nov. 24, 2021 23:56 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Gary Trent Jr. scored 17 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter and the Toronto Raptors rallied to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 126-113 on Wednesday night. Fred VanVleet scored 23 points, and Precious Achiuwa, Pascal Siakam and Scottie Barnes added...

In his final days, Ahmaud Arbery's life was at a crossroads

Nov. 24, 2021 21:02 PM EST

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — He was at a crossroads, his life stretching out before him, his troubles largely behind him. He had enrolled at South Georgia Technical College, preparing to become an electrician, just like his uncles. But first, he decided, he would take a break. College could wait...

2 trials, 1 theme: White men taking law into their own hands

Nov. 24, 2021 20:44 PM EST

The trials of Kyle Rittenhouse and three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery had vastly different outcomes. But coming just days apart, they laid bare a dangerous and long-running current in the fight for racial equality: The move by some white Americans to grab guns and take their own stand...

3 men charged in Ahmaud Arbery's death convicted of murder

Nov. 24, 2021 19:39 PM EST

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Three men were convicted of murder Wednesday in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, the Black man who was running empty-handed through a Georgia subdivision when the white strangers chased him, trapped him on a quiet street and blasted him with a shotgun. ...

Arbery family attorney slams defense's toenails comment

Nov. 24, 2021 17:12 PM EST

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A lawyer for the father of Ahmaud Arbery, the 25-year-old Black man fatally shot after he was pursued by three white men in Georgia, slammed comments made during closing arguments by a defense attorney who spoke of the dead man's “dirty toenails." ...

Arbery's mother: 'He will now rest in peace' after verdict

Nov. 24, 2021 16:36 PM EST

After three men were convicted of murder for the death her son, Ahmaud Arbery's mother said Wednesday that she never thought she'd see the day come. “It’s been a long fight. It’s been a hard fight. But God is good,” Wanda Cooper-Jones told a crowd gathered outside...

Man who recorded the Ahmaud Arbery killing convicted of murder; the video surfaced months later and caused outrage

Nov. 24, 2021 14:06 PM EST
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Man who recorded the Ahmaud Arbery killing convicted of murder; the video surfaced months later and caused outrage.