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Longtime Atlanta legislator gets year in jail for fraud

...fraud.U.S. District Judge Amy To ten berg also gave Tyrone Brooks two years of supervised release after his imprisonment...going to be a good sentence for a civil rights icon like Tyrone Brooks," U.S. Attorney John Horn said. "It's incredibly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-11-09/longtime-atlanta-legis
Prosecutors seek 2 years in prison for ex-Georgia lawmaker

ATLANTA - As a Georgia legislator and outspoken civil rights leader, Tyrone Brooks had the ear of Georgia's top political officials when he led the Georgia Association of Black Elec ted Officials and spearheaded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-23/prosecutors-seek-2-yea
Former Georgia lawmaker admits responsibility in fraud case

...mistakes that landed him in federal court on fraud charges and said he takes full responsibility for his actions.Tyrone Brooks, an Atlanta Democrat, pleaded guilty in April to one count of filing a false tax document and no contest to five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-11-06/former-georgia-lawmaker-admi
Rants & Raves

...Tiger is their favorite pro golfer?" These young leaders have learned to stay away from human trash early in life. TYRONE BROOKS ripped off people and companies that should have known better. Hey, Keysville, Ga., how you like him now?

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-17/rants-raves
Rants & Raves

...you. Before someone gives her idea on things, she should sweep around her own steps. We have signs dedicated to Tyrone Brooks here in Keysville. Brooks got into some hot water over backroom doings. Frazier, take care of getting them signs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-22/rants-raves
Rep. Tyrone Brooks pleads guilty to tax charge

ATLANTA - Former Georgia state Rep. Tyrone Brooks on Thursday pleaded guilty in federal court in Atlanta to one count of filing a false tax document and no contest to five counts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-09/rep-tyrone-brooks-plea
Martin Luther King Jr. statue might be coming to Georgia Capitol

...King since President Reagan signed the holiday into law because we will be honoring him in his home," said Rep. Tyrone Brooks, D-Atlanta, and a one-time aide to King.Majority Leader Larry O'Neal also called on his colleagues to support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-04/martin-luther-king-jr-st
King's portrait will be moved

...displayed in 1973 during the administration of then-Gov. Jimmy Carter over the protests of the Ku Klux Klan, said Rep. Tyrone Brooks, who at the time was working at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference that King co-founded.Brooks recalled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-08/kings-portrait-will-be-moved
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Schools' plans are called insult

...of defiance was echoed by Sharpton, who called the schools' decision "a national outrage."Georgia state Rep. Tyrone Brooks, who is president of the Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials, said he didn't mind if students went to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-14/schools-plans-are-called-insu
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State Rep. Tyrone Brooks indicted

ATLANTA -- State Rep. Tyrone Brooks, D-Atlanta, was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury for allegedly ,misappropriating almost $1 million in charitable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-05-16/state-rep-tyrone-brook