State officials must answer for keeping 2-year-old in home before fatal overdose, attorneys say.

Lawyers for Mitchell Robinson’s family say toddler’s death from fentanyl should prompt reform.

Baton Rouge Advocate

August 10th, 2022

 


BRPD’s narcotics unit imploded last year. Here’s how it’s still affecting court cases.

Two brothers received reduced sentences more than five years after they were arrested on drug charges stemming from the testimony of a disgraced Baton Rouge Police narcotics detective.

Baton Rouge Advocate

June 16th, 2022

 


Video details controversial bus stop

WJCL 22 News takes a closer look at the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office stop of a commercial bus suspected of transporting drugs April 20, 2022.

WJCL 22 News

June 3rd, 2022

 


Family of man who died in Chatham County jail sues jail, health care provider and county

The partner of the man who was found dead in a Chatham County Detention Center jail cell on Sept. 6, 2020, is suing those she believes are responsible for his death.

Savannah Morning News

March 24th, 2022

 


Creely Family and Attorneys to Announce Filing of Civil Rights Lawsuit And Discuss Family’s Investigation into Creely’s Death in Savannah, GA Jail

Mr. Creely’s family will announce the filing of a multi-million dollar civil rights lawsuit they are filing and discuss the results of their investigation into Mr. Creely’s death.

This lawsuit is being pursued by the Claiborne Firm with the support of the Fair Fight Initiative.

February 2, 2022

 


David Utter Comments On The News of New Medical Care At East Baton Rouge Jail

After years of public outcry about the death rate inside the Baton Rouge jail, city-parish officials have recommended a new private company to provide medical care for detainees, marking the latest development in a longstanding push to improve the system and save lives.

Baton Rouge Advocate

November 19th, 2021

 


Family of Chatham Co. inmate found dead demands answers 4 months later

Four months after his death, the family of an inmate at the Chatham County Detention Center is demanding answers. Authorities say 34-year-old Lee Creely was found unresponsive in his cell during a routine check on Sept. 6, 2020. Lifesaving measures attempted by officers and medical staff were unsuccessful.

WSAV

January 7, 2021

 


$177,500 Settlement in Lawsuit Over Five Louisiana Prisoners Pepper-Sprayed While Handcuffed

177,500 Settlement in Lawsuit Over Five Louisiana Prisoners Pepper-Sprayed While Handcuffed

Prison Legal News

December 1, 2020

 


U.S. jails are outsourcing medical care — and the death toll is rising

A Reuters investigation finds high death rates at U.S. jails with private healthcare providers. A Georgia jail’s experience reveals the toll.

Reuters

October 26, 2020

 



Why 4,998 died in U.S. jails without getting their day in court

The U.S. government collects data on who’s dying in which jails around the country – but won’t let anyone see it. So, it was done independently.

Reuters

October 16, 2020

 


Judge: Lawsuit over suicide Baton Rouge prison alleging inadequate care can proceed

GRACE TOOHEY

Baton Rouge Advocate

Sept. 22, 2018


In Louisiana jail, inmate deaths mount as mental health pleas unheeded

MELISSA FARES and CHARLES LEVINSON

Reuters

May 31, 2018

 


Sexual assault case at middle school in Liberty County

DAVID KLUGH
WTOC-TV, Savannah
May 17, 2018

 

 


‘Is there anyone who will say yes?’

JIM MOREKIS
Connect Savannah
May 1, 2018

 

 


Controversy after fatal police-involved shooing in Georgia

MAYA RODRIGUEZ
NBC Nightly News
April 29, 2018

 

 

 


Police’s Shifting Account of Black Man’s Death Raises Questions in Savannah

RICHARD FAUSSET
The New York Times
April 28, 2018

 

 


Family of slain Savannah man demands release of police video

BRAD SCHRADE
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 25, 2018

 

 


Family Calls on Police to Release Video in Fatal Shooting of Savannah Prom King

KATE BRIQUELET
The Daily Beast
April 6, 2018

 

 


Family of Georgia man shot by police wants video released

RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press
The Boston Globe
April 6, 2018

 

 


St. Patrick’s Day events marked by celebrations and protests

MICHAEL LIVINGSTON
Los Angeles Times
March 17, 2018

 

 


Pence protesters win free speech fight over Georgia St. Patrick’s parade

RUSS BYNUM
The Associated Press
March 16, 2018

 

 

 


City says it will allow signs for parade after ACLU announces lawsuit

KIM WADE
WSAV-TV, Savannah
March 16, 2018

 

 

 


ACLU sues over free speech in Pence security zone at parade. Now, Savannah says signs OK

JOAN McDONOUGH and LISA WILSON
The Island Packet
March 16, 2018

 

 


In change of course, City will allow signs at Pence visit

JIM MOREKIS
Connect Savannah
March 16, 2018

 

 


City of Savannah clarifies position after law firm, ACLU threaten to sue over proposed sign ban

WTOC STAFF
WTOC-TV, Savannah
March 16, 2018

 

 


Savannah drops sign ban in Pence Savannah St. Patrick’s Day security zone

JAN SKUTCH
Savannah Morning News
March 16, 2018

 

 


Lawsuit over St Patrick’s Day signs to be filed

ANDREW DAVIS
WSAV-TV, Savannah
March 15, 2018

 

 


To Catch a Cop: Did Metro’s effort to clean house of bad cops go too far?

DAVID KLUGH
WTOC-TV, Savannah
January 31, 2018

 

 


Year in Review: Top Ten from Savannah news & politics

JIM MOREKIS
Connect Savannah
December 28th, 2016

 

 


Man mistakenly Tased can teach a thing or two

EDITORIAL
Savannah Morning News
September 3rd, 2016

 

 


City settles with Patrick Mumford for $100,000

DAVID KLUGH
WTOC-TV, Savannah
September 1, 2016

 

 


Savannah settles mistaken identity Patrick Mumford case for $100,000

DASH COLEMAN
Savannah Morning News
September 1, 2016

 

 


SCMPD Chief makes statement regarding Patrick Mumford incident

ASHLEY LIOTUS
WJCL-TV, Savannah

 

 

 


The Detectives Who Never Forget a Face

PATRICK RADDEN KEEFE
The New Yorker
August 22, 2016

 

 


Police stun wrong man, then arrest him for obstruction

ELLEN ELDRIDGE
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
August 12th, 2016

 

 


Video of Savannah Police Arresting Wrong Man goes Viral

JOANNE MERRIGAN
WSAV-TV, Savannah
July 15th, 2016

 

 


3 videos show this black man’s mistaken arrest, but what happened is still unclear

KATE IRBY
Raleigh News & Observer
July 15th, 2016

 

 


Attorney: Body cam shows wrongful arrest, use of stun gun

GRAHAM CATES
CBS News
July 15th, 2016

 

 


Georgia man mistaken for robbery suspect, hit with stun gun and arrested by police officers

TOBIAS SALINGER
New York Daily News
July 15th, 2016

 

 


Savannah man seeks apology after police use stun gun in case of mistaken identity

BRITTINI RAY
Savannah Morning News
July 15, 2016

 

 


Georgia Cops Tase the Wrong Man

KATE BRIQUELET
The Daily Beast
July 14th, 2016

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