Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis says if she doesn't get help for her massive backlog of cases, violent offenders could be set free while they await trial. A court deadline, suspended during the pandemic, is now looming. It gives prosecutors 90 days to indict a defendant or let them out of jail on bond.
The board is expected to vote on a resolution authorizing a feasibility study to replace the current facility with a new, high-tech detention center.
Georgia's Secretary of State is calling for a major shake up in the Fulton County Elections office.
Fulton County officials are concerned after an alarm went off at the Fulton County Elections warehouse over the weekend. The situation has raised a red flag for some critics who already have questions about the validity of last year’s election.
Fulton County leaders are reacting after Henry County Superior Court Judge Brian Amero on Friday agreed to unseal absentee ballots to allow for yet another audit of November election results in Georgia’s most populous county.
The pandemic continues to cripple many business owners who are desperate for federal rescue funds. Many of those Fulton County business owners are wondering why commissioners delayed a vote on the agenda item for two more weeks.
Democrats on the Fulton County Commission are trying to push back against Georgia's new voting law.
Georgia's new election reform law will impact millions of voters.
A State Representative who filed an ethics complaint against Fulton County Commissioner Marvin Arrington is upset that the board dismissed the complaint without listening to jail house recordings involving Arrington and an inmate.
Residents of Fulton County can begin applying for as much as $1,500 in rent or utility assistance starting Monday.
Fulton County Elections Director Richard Barron will keep his job following a vote by the Fulton County Commission Wednesday.
The Atlanta City Council is trying to figure out what to do with Greenbriar Mall.
Fulton County’s newly sworn-in sheriff took county commissioners on a tour of the jail facility. Sheriff Patrick Labat wants to rebuild the jail from the ground up to address what is described by some as "inhumane conditions: for employees and inmates.
Fulton County Commissioner Marvin Arrington cusses out a judge in one of his client's cases during a jail inmate phone call.
State Representative Mesha Mainor says a local businessman stalked her after he left her campaign. Jail house phone calls made by the man, obtained by the I-Team through the Open Records Act, show him lashing out at his alleged victim.
As Fulton County voters and voters across the state head to the polls for early voting, some Fulton County commissioners expressed concern over the director of Registration and Elections move to “terminate” two poll workers who recently testified at state hearings about their experiences as poll workers in the recent 2020 General Election.
Fulton County is fielding complaints about sexual behavior in the workplace. The allegations center on the Arts and Cultural Affairs department. But workers outside of that office have also been drawn into the probe.
Commissioners in Fulton County can spend up to $50,000 a year on travel. And that is not the budget for the entire commission. It is for each member.
All precincts have reported in on Fulton County’s Special Runoff Election on Tuesday. Voters were deciding on two races.