Lewis forced Sheperd into a runoff election and successfully overcame nearly two decades of support and relationships. Sheperd's leadership on an unpopular project, dubbed "Cop City" by local organizers, was a central talking point of her re-election.
Garrett Rolfe, who was fired for killing Rayshard Brooks, was reinstated as an officer with the Atlanta Police Department after an independent panel determined that he was denied certain rights during the appeal process to get his job back.
The funeral for Rayshard Brooks was being held in Atlanta at the historic church where The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once preached and nearly two weeks after the Black man was killed by police.
Atlanta entrepreneur Aisha “Pinky” Cole teamed up with Clark Atlanta University to create a scholarship fund for Rayshard Brooks’ children.
The Atlanta police killing of Rayshard Brooks is the latest instance in a disturbing series of cops openly disrespecting their victims in the moments after using lethal force in situations that didn't call for it.
Candace Owens says she plans to raise money for the cop who was fired for shooting Rayshard Brooks in the back and killing the 27-year-old father.
People in Atlanta were protesting Rashard Broks' p[olice killing as law enforcement released the controversial video footage from the fatal encounter with officers in the parking lot of a Wendy's restaurant.
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