Crime

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Second Suspect Sought In Execution Style Killing

Atlanta (WAOK) Federal authorities search for a man on the run and wanted for kidnapping and homicide. This comes on the heels of an arrest by Atlanta police of another suspect in the case. The […]

WAOK-AM–09/30/2014

24-year-old Desmonte Leanord pulled out a gun and opened fire at a huge off-campus party in June of 2102, killing two Auburn football players and one other man, say prosecutors. (Photo by Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

Police Describe Bloody Scene Of Auburn Shooting

24-year-old Desmonte Leanord pulled out a gun and opened fire at a huge off-campus party in June of 2102, killing two Auburn football players and one other man, say prosecutors.

09/26/2014

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2nd Trial Begins For Man Accused Of Killing Teen

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jury selection is set to begin for the second trial of a Florida man accused of killing a Georgia teenager during an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store. […]

WAOK-AM–09/22/2014

File photo of an ambulance. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Father Accused Of Forcing Teen Son To Drink Alcohol Until He Passed Out To Teach Him A Lesson

A father is accused of forcing his teenage son to drink alcohol until he passed out.

09/17/2014

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NAACP To Host “How To Stay Alive When Stopped By A Cop” Forum

In the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, the Atlanta NAACP will begin hosting forums on Monday, Sept. 15. The first of several forums is […]

09/15/2014

File photo of a police car. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Video Captures Teens Assaulting Man, Carrying Baseball Bats At Juvenile Center Where More Than 30 Escaped This Week

A violent disturbance broke out involving more than 20 teens at the same Nashville juvenile detention center where more than 30 escaped earlier this week.

09/04/2014

File photo of a police car. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

More Than 30 Teens Escape From Youth Detention Center

More than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 were still being sought early Tuesday, a spokesman said.

09/02/2014

Melvin Vernell III, an Atlanta rapper who called himself Lil Phat, was shot and killed in June 2012 outside a hospital where he was awaiting the birth of his child. (Photo by Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

3 Convicted In Murder Of Atlanta Rapper

Melvin Vernell III, an Atlanta rapper who called himself Lil Phat, was shot and killed in June 2012 outside a hospital where he was awaiting the birth of his child.

08/29/2014

The police chief of West Point, in northern Mississippi, said one man was arrested Monday and more arrests are expected in a weekend assault that hospitalized a 32-year-old former Marine.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Miss. Police: Beating Of Marine ‘Does Not Appear To Be A Hate Crime’

West Point, Miss. (AP/CBS Atlanta) – The police chief of West Point, in northern Mississippi, said one man was arrested Monday and more arrests are expected in a weekend assault that hospitalized a 32-year-old former […]

08/26/2014

Alabama authorities say  Jeffrey Lance Gainous had sex with former students. He had just  started working as the band director for a Georgia high school. (PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

High School Band Director Accused Of Having Sex With Students

Jeffrey Lance Gainous faces charges in Alabama; had just started working as the band director at a Georgia high school.

08/22/2014

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