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Georgia jury convicts three white men of Arbery murder, rejects self-defense

Nov 24 2021

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (Reuters) -Three white men were convicted of murder on Wednesday for chasing and shooting Ahmaud Arbery as the Black man ran through their neighborhood, with a Georgia jury rejecting a self-defense claim in a trial that once again probed America's divisive issues of race and guns. | Video

Were Ahmaud Arbery's murderers racially motivated? U.S. federal trial will decide

Nov 24 2021

BRUNSWICK, Ga. The three white men found guilty on Wednesday of murdering Ahmaud Arbery as he ran through their Georgia neighborhood still face another reckoning: a federal trial in February that charges the men with targeting Arbery because he was Black.

Georgia jury ends first day of deliberations with no verdict in Arbery killing

Nov 23 2021

BRUNSWICK, Ga. A Georgia jury deliberated for more than six hours on Tuesday without reaching a verdict on murder and other charges against three white men who chased and shot Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man who ran through their mostly white neighborhood.

A 'duty' to chase Ahmaud Arbery? Jury in murder trial hears clashing accounts

Nov 22 2021

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (Reuters) -A jury heard dueling accounts of whether the three white men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery had any right to chase and shoot the unarmed Black man in their mostly white Georgia neighborhood in closing arguments on Monday. | Video

Travis McMichael testifies he misspoke to police after killing Ahmaud Arbery

Nov 18 2021

(Reuters) -Pressed by a prosecutor about inconsistencies in his testimony, Travis McMichael said at his murder trial on Thursday that he misspoke to police in the hours after fatally shooting Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man who ran by McMichael's home in Georgia. | Video

Defendants rest case in Georgia trial for killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Nov 18 2021

The three defendants on trial for murdering Ahmaud Arbery after he ran through their neighborhood in Georgia last year rested their cases on Thursday, and prosecutors said they would not call any rebuttal witnesses.

'Life or death:' Travis McMichael tells Georgia jury he felt threatened by Ahmaud Arbery

Nov 18 2021

(Reuters) -Travis McMichael testified at his murder trial on Wednesday that he shot Ahmaud Arbery because he thought the Black man was attacking him after McMichael and his two co-defendants chased Arbery through a mostly white Georgia neighborhood. | Video

Prosecution rests in Georgia trial over Ahmaud Arbery's killing

Nov 16 2021

The prosecution rested its case on Tuesday against the three white men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery after presenting evidence it said showed the defendants wrongly assumed the worst about a Black man jogging in a mostly white southern Georgia neighborhood.

Prosecution rests in Georgia trial over Ahmaud Arbery's killing

Nov 16 2021

The prosecution rested its case on Tuesday against the three white men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery, after presenting evidence it said showed the defendants wrongly assumed the worst about a Black man jogging in a mostly white southern Georgia neighborhood.

Defense tries to have Jesse Jackson removed from court in trial for Ahmaud Arbery death

Nov 15 2021

(Reuters) -A lawyer for one of the three white men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man, in their southern Georgia neighborhood failed in an attempt to have the judge remove civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson from the courtroom on Monday. | Video

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