Crime

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Too Much Truth: Chicago, A War Zone

On Too Much Truth, Derrick talked about the Fourth of July weekend and how there wasn’t really a reason to celebrate in Chicago. Over forty people were injured and eight were killed over the holiday […]

WAOK-AM–07/06/2015

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Police: Parents Force 14-Year-Old Daughter To Live In Woods For Eating Pop Tart

A South Carolina couple is accused of forcing their child to live in a tent in the woods as punishment for eating a Pop Tart.

07/06/2015

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Son Beaten At Stonecrest Mall: Mother Wants Banned Security Guards Arrested

Charvella Hamm says that her son is undergoing therapy because of the beating he sustained at Stonecrest Mall in Lithonia on Saturday, June 27. The 15 year old, whose name is being withheld because of […]

WAOK-AM–07/06/2015

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Ellis To Be Sentenced on July 8th

Sentencing for suspended Dekalb County CEO Burrell Ellis is set for Wednesday, July 8. A jury of 6 men and 6 women found Ellis guilty of 4 of the 9 counts against him. He was […]

WAOK-AM–07/03/2015

Pictures of drug dealers already arrested and prosecuted were placed in the eyeview of those identified for participation in the English Avenue Drug Market Initiative. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Maria Boynton Reports: Second Chance Program For Dealers In Heroin-Ravaged English Avenue Area

It’s called a Drug Market Intervention or DMI. It’s an effort spearheaded by the U.S. Attorney’s office to clean up the heroin-ravaged English Avenue area of Atlanta. Nineteen men and women were sent letters for […]

WAOK-AM–07/02/2015

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2 Men Charged In Slaying Of Applebee’s Manager

Police have charged two men in the slaying of an Applebee’s manager killed outside the Fayetteville restaurant where he worked.

07/02/2015

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC - JUNE 19:  In this image from the video uplink from the detention center to the courtroom, Dylann Roof appears at Centralized Bond Hearing Court June 19, 2015 in North Charleston, South Carolina. Roof is charged with nine counts of murder and firearms charges in the shooting deaths at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina on June 17. (Photo by Grace Beahm-Pool/Getty Images)

Rashad Richey: Wake Up And Smell The Racism

After 21-year-old white male Dylann Roof decided to go postal on innocent Emmanuel AME congregation members in Charleston, South Carolina – committing nothing less than acts of racially motivated domestic terrorism – there were many […]

WAOK-AM–07/02/2015

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Seventh Black Church Burns In South Since Charleston Church Shooting

Twenty years after the Ku Klux Klan burned it down, a South Carolina black church, north of Charleston, has caught fire again and authorities were trying to determine why.

07/01/2015

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Too Much Truth: Should Unsupervised Teens be Banned from Malls?

On Too Much Truth, we talked about the incident that happened at Stonecrest Mall were security guards chased and brutally beat a teenage boy. If you remember, Arbor Place Mall enacted a policy that states […]

WAOK-AM–06/30/2015

Confederate Flag Supporters

VIDEO: Brawl Breaks Out In Front Of South Carolina Statehouse Over Confederate Flag

One man has been arrested after a fight over the Confederate flag in front of the South Carolina Statehouse.

06/30/2015