Fulton County Sheriff Pat Labat told the Fulton County Board of Commissioners that several detainees charged with misdemeanors have been held in jail longer than they would've been had they been sentenced by a judge.
The Fulton County Commissioners have voted to publicly denounce one of their own.
A Fulton County leader says the unauthorized recording of a rap video and other strange incidents show the jail needs better supervision.
The commissioner took the stand Monday telling the court her former chief of staff, who's suing her for sexual harassment, initiated all the sexual encounters they had.
Fulton County commissioners voted unanimously to award the family of Lashawn Thompson, a Fulton County inmate who was allegedly "eaten alive by bedbugs" in his jail cell, $4 million in his death.
A Fulton County commissioner pleaded the Fifth Amendment more than 100 times Wednesday when asked under oath if she planted tracking devices in her former chief of staff's cars.
One Fulton County commissioner called it an uncomfortable conversation.
The embattled Fulton Sheriff and county leaders intensified their sparring over jail conditions and how much money it may cost to take corrective action.
Fulton County is making plans for a new public safety training center, but this is not Atlanta's controversial facility that critics have deemed “Cop City”. Fulton County leaders say the decision to create their own comes down to cost.
Despite multiple complaints and repeated coverage on the health services offered to inmates at the Fulton County Jail, commissioners unanimously voted to extend the current provider's contract.
Michael Harper, the attorney representing Lashawn Thompson’s family, told FOX 5 they were shocked to learn of the commission’s decision Wednesday after county officials deemed the medical care provider negligible in Thompson’s death.
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to approve $5.3 million in funding to help improve conditions at the jail. The funds will assist with medical care, sanitation, security, and more.
The latest round in the ongoing feud between Chief Judge Kirk and Tina Robinson, who serves as clerk for both Fulton County Superior Court and Magistrate Court, played out at the Fulton County Board of Commissioners meeting Wednesday.
Fulton County will join state lawmakers in asking federal officials to investigate Wellstar Health System after two closing hospitals in central and south Fulton County last year.
Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens will let Fulton County Sheriff Pat Labat use 700 beds to house jail inmates.
Calvin Brock accused Fulton County Commission Vice Chairwoman Natalie Hall of planting tracking devices in two of his cars to monitor his every move. He said things started going awry when he said Hall forced him into a romantic relationship.
Due to the signs of the times, Chairman Robb Pitts now makes public appearances with security in tow.
The commissioner said the attack seems more like something out of the 1960s that he has read about in history books.
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.