Crime

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NC Man Accused In Fatal Stabbing Of Relative

A Jacksonville man is under arrest for allegedly stabbing a family member to death.

12/07/2014

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[VIDEO] Cong Johnson Says A Poem For Eric Garner Because “I’m A Black Man”

Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-4th) says “I’m a black man and I see black males being the victims of extra judicial killings that go unaccounted for. There’s no accountability.” Representative Johnson says there seem to […]

WAOK-AM–12/05/2014

A judge has overturned the murder conviction of a 14-year-old black boy who was executed in 1944 in the deaths of two white girls in segregated South Carolina. (Photo by Getty Images)

Court Decision Causes Cancellation Of Warrants

Georgia Supreme Court ruling has invalidated tens of thousands of arrest warrants for people accused of failing to complete misdemeanor probation requirements.

12/04/2014

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U.S. Attorney General Holder In Atlanta Announcing Efforts To End Racial Profiling

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told a packed Ebenezer Baptist Church sanctuary Monday night how honored he was to be at the home where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once pastored. He said “who could […]

WAOK-AM–12/02/2014

The Bev Smith Show: Code Blue

Tonight Bev Smith welcomes back author and retired LAPD Sergeant Cheryl Dorsey as they discuss the grand jury’s vote to not indict officer Darren Wilson, the Ferguson cop who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. Listen to Sergeant Dorsey as she […]

12/01/2014

Substance Abuse Center Manager Arrested For Smoking Crack On Highway With Child In Car

The manager of a Birmingham substance abuse treatment center was arrested after police say she was driving down I-65 while smoking crack with a young child in the car.

11/26/2014

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Atlanta Protestors Rally Against Ferguson Decision

V103/WAOK News Reporter Erica Walker describes the scene as “peaceful, intense at times, especially when there was a moment of silence.” Erica, who spent hours at the protest at Underground Atlanta last evening says, they […]

WAOK-AM–11/26/2014

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How To Join A Ferguson Protest In Atlanta

Various protests are planned in Atlanta in response to the grand jury’s decision in Missouri. The panel decided that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will not face charges in the August 9, 2014, shooting death […]

11/25/2014

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The Bev Smith Show: Ferguson Grand Jury Announcement

As the country awaits for the grand jury  decision as to whether or not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, tune to 1380WAOK as we simulcast from our sister station, […]

WAOK-AM–11/24/2014

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Atlanta Ferguson Protestors Urged To Be Peaceful And NonViolent

“If you’re going to protest, protest in a peaceful, orderly, non-violent fashion.” Atlanta Congressman John Lewis says that’s the way they did it in the 1960s, “in the way of peace, in the way of […]

WAOK-AM–11/24/2014

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