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$500,000 bond set for Atlanta officer who shot black man

Jul 01, 2020 - 9:39 AM

'This court does not feel this amount is excessive,' Judge Jane Barwick says

SIGN. Police are seen behind a protester's placard standing guard on a bridge as protestors block the road next to burned Wendy's restaurant on the fourth day following Rayshard Brooks' shooting death. Photo by Chandan Khanna/AFP

Atlanta police officer charged with murder for shooting black man

Jun 18, 2020 - 9:00 AM

Atlanta District Attorney Paul Howard says police officer Garrett Rolfe aggravated the case by kicking Rayshard Brooks' body as he lay on the ground bleeding

SIGN. Police are seen behind a protester's placard standing guard on a bridge as protestors block the road next to burned Wendy's restaurant on the fourth day following Rayshard Brooks' shooting death. Photo by Chandan Khanna/AFP

'Guardians not warriors': Atlanta mayor orders police reforms

Jun 16, 2020 - 9:42 AM

The mayor describes the police shooting of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks as a 'murder' and said it 'didn't have to end that way'

RESIST. People gather outside the Georgia State Capitol during a protest against police brutality on June 6, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images/AFP

Another police killing of a black man stokes U.S. tension, debate

Jun 15, 2020 - 11:03 AM

A Wendy's restaurant where 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks was killed is set on fire, and hundreds of people march to protest the killing

POWER. A man gestures at the site of a Wendy's restaurant set ablaze overnight on June 14, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Dustin Chambers/Getty Images/AFP

Atlanta police chief resigns after officer kills black man

Jun 14, 2020 - 3:05 PM

The policeman who carried out the shooting is dismissed from the force, while the second officer involved is placed on administrative duty

RESIST. People gather outside the Georgia State Capitol during a protest against police brutality on June 6, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images/AFP