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23 - Aug

Atlanta Woman Released from Prison After Felony Murder Conviction Overturned with Fulton County DA’s Help

An Atlanta woman was released from prison this week after spending several years behind bars for a murder she did not commit.
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21 - Jul

EXCLUSIVE: Cherokee prosecutors near plea deal with spa shooting suspect, Fulton DA says

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis said Wednesday that she has been informed the Cherokee County case involving Robert Aaron Long, charged with multiple counts of murder following shootings at three metro Atlanta spas on March 16, is expected to be resolved at an arraignment next week.
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15 - Jul

Fulton County DA requests Georgia’s heartbeat law to be sent to lower courts

In a letter filed on behalf of Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis on Friday, Willis is asking the United States Court of Appeals For the Eleventh Circuit to send Georgia’s “heartbeat law” back down to the lower courts.
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15 - Jul

Fulton DA plans crackdown on dangerous apartment complexes

Prosecutors on Friday said they are planning a crackdown on Atlanta’s most dangerous and unhealthy apartment complexes.
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11 - Jul

Georgia elected officials tackle human trafficking, announcing multi-prong approach

State and city leaders are calling attention to human trafficking, also known as modern-day slavery. With the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta airport being one of the world’s busiest airports, leaders now say they can do more to stop the crime, including educating passengers.
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06 - Jul

Fulton County DA: Expect more subpoenas of Trump associates

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis told NBC News Wednesday that additional subpoenas of associates of former President Donald Trump could be expected, adding that she does not rule out the possibility of issuing a subpoena to Trump himself.
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24 - Jun

Fulton DA won’t use ‘precious tax dollars’ prosecuting abortion cases

Abortion cases will not be prosecuted while Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is in office, she said Friday just hours after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the half-century precedent set by Roe v. Wade.
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13 - Jun

Fulton DA revives ‘Court Watch’ program to monitor repeat offenders

As Fulton County’s law enforcement leaders look to crack down on repeat offenders, District Attorney Fani Willis is reviving a program that encourages residents to track criminal court proceedings in their spare time.
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14 - Aug

Fulton County joins effort to restrict criminal records, opening job and housing opportunities

Fulton County has joined Cobb County in hosting criminal record restriction and expungement open houses to clear records as part of new "Second Chance" legislation.
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News
05 - Aug

'Behave in a way that is safe' | Fulton DA, federal officials provide update Piedmont Park stabbing

Fulton County officials joined law enforcement on Thursday afternoon to update the public on the Piedmont Park stabbing case. District Attorney Fani Wills, Fulton County Sheriff Patrick Labat, acting United States Attorney Kurt Erskine, and others in law enforcement spoke at the county courthouse around 2 p.m.
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10 - May

Fulton DA says police shooting cases to be resolved

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, who took office in January after soundly defeating her former boss, Paul Howard, said her office is making progress in tackling a massive backlog of roughly 11,000 cases.
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19 - Apr

Fulton integrity unit exonerates first wrongly convicted defendant

On April 14, after more than 18 years in prison, Stinchcomb walked out of custody a free man, the first person exonerated by the Fulton County District Attorney’s Conviction Integrity Unit.
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17 - Mar

Georgia prosecutor investigating Trump hires new evidence expert

The Atlanta-area district attorney investigating former President Donald Trump, Fani Willis, is beefing up her office with a new evidence expert, according to a source familiar with the situation.
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25 - Feb

Naomi Spencer - Black History Month - DAs Office

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19 - Feb

New Fulton DA balances Trump probe, massive local workload

The Fulton County District Attorney’s office was in disarray when Fani Willis arrived the first week of January. Her six-term predecessor and former boss, Paul Howard, had refused to speak to her during the transition. Staffers were on edge. And then there were the hundreds of brown file boxes.
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04 - Jan

You Can Call Her Madam DA; Fani Willis on Making History As Fulton County’s First Woman District Attorney

“From being a very, very little girl until I sit here today, there was never anything I’ve ever wanted to do but practice law or sit on the bench,” Fulton County’s newest district attorney (DA) Fani Willis explains.
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