The Fulton County District Attorney says she is still seeking the death penalty and two hate crime enhancements for the suspect in the Atlanta-area spa shootings.
Robert Long was moved to the Fulton County jail on Wednesday to await his death penalty trial for shootings at two Atlanta spas.
The man accused of the deadly Atlanta-area spa shootings will serve life without parole after pleading guilty to multiple murders in Cherokee County. He still faces the death penalty in Fulton County.
The man accused of murdering eight people including six Asian women at massage parlors in metro Atlanta is expected to appear in Cherokee County court Tuesday morning.
Cherokee County prosecutors are reportedly close to a plea deal for Robert Long, the accused Atlanta-area spa shootings suspect, but that still doesn't change the way Fulton County District Attorney’s Office will prosecute its case.
The action will eliminate the taxes survivors would have to pay on the hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations.
The Democratic-led House on Wednesday approved a resolution condemning attacks in March that killed six women of Asian descent at Atlanta-area massage businesses, which they characterized as a grim reminder of a surge in violence directed at Asian Americans.
Grand juries in Fulton and Cherokee counties indicted Atlanta spa shootings suspect Robert Aaron Long on murder charges and he faces the death penalty in at least one county.
Many young activists say their parents and other elders are saddened by recent violence against Asian Americans, but question the value of protests or worry about their consequences.
One of the victims of the shooting who escaped with their life spoke to FOX 5 Atlanta about surviving being shot in the head inside one of the spas.
The U.S. Justice Department is now forced to take a hard look at existing gun control laws and consider several changes proposed by the Biden-Harris administration.
Donations and contribution pledges to Asian American and Pacific Islander groups have spiked since the March 16 shooting in Atlanta that killed eight people, including six women of Asian descent, and brought renewed attention to violence against Asian Americans.
Georgia state senators voted 34-18 on Monday for a bill that loosens the state’s gun laws less than two weeks after police say a man bought a gun and killed eight people at three different massage businesses.
From Boston to Colorado Springs, Colorado and Winnipeg, Canada, runners pounded the pavement in more than 500 cities to stand in solidarity with the hurting AAPI community.
Members of Congress laid flowers Sunday at the three massage businesses in Georgia where a gunman killed eight people.
In a statement, the Department of Justice and FBI said agencies are independently assessing whether three recent shootings at Atlanta-area businesses involved a federal hate crime.
Yong Ae Yue, one of the eight victims in the deadly Atlanta-area spa shootings, will be laid to rest in Peachtree Corners Friday morning.
The Crisp County sheriff said it took a collaborative effort to capture and arrest the Atlanta-area spa shootings suspect Robert Long.
Masked Singer panelist Ken Jeong recently donated $50,000 to the families of the victims of the recent spa shootings in Atlanta.
The calls for justice grow louder and more passionate by the day as many outraged by the murder of eight people at Asian-owned spas insist Robert Aaron Long's shooting spree was a hate crime.