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Greg McMichael won’t plead to hate crime in Arbery death

The man who initiated the deadly chase that ended in the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery has reversed course and decided to plead not guilty to a federal hate crime in the 2020 killing of the unarmed black man, according to a legal filing late Thursday. Greg McMichael’s decision came days after a U.S. District Court

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Arbery killers get life in prison; no parole for father, son

Three white men convicted of murder for chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery were sentenced to life in prison Friday, with a judge denying any chance of parole for the father and son who armed themselves and initiated the deadly pursuit of the 25-year-old black man. Superior Court Judge Timothy Walmsley said Arbery left his home

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Attorneys make final case to jurors in Ahmaud Arbery’s death

Photo: Prosecutor Linda Dunikoski presents a closing argument to the jury during the trial of Travis McMichael, his father, Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan Attorneys made a final push Monday to persuade the jury in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, with the prosecution saying that three white men chased him solely “because he was

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