President Obama headlines Biden-Harris rally in Atlanta

On the eve of Election Day, former President Barack Obama traveled to Atlanta to rally support for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Polling shows that the presidential race is extremely tight in Georgia and voters in the state could choose a Democratic presidential candidate for the first time in nearly three decades.

Atlanta City Council passes police use of force reform resolutions

The Atlanta City Council passed a resolution to overhaul the city’s police policies in the wake of the Rayshard Brooks shooting death due to a procedural issue. The council originally sent this as an ordinance to Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, who vetoed it.

Judge orders Georgia governor, Atlanta mayor into mediation

A Fulton County Superior Court judge has ordered Gov. Brian Kemp and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to undergo mediation ahead of a scheduled hearing next week. The order stems from a lawsuit filed by the governor over the city’s measures mandating masks in public and other COVID-19 restrictions.