Crime

The disturbed homeless man who attacked a movie theater with a pellet gun, an ax and pepper spray also had a propane tank and lighter fluid and may have been planning to set off an explosion, authorities said Thursday. (Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images)

Nashville Movie-Theater Attacker May Have Planned To Set Off Explosion

The disturbed homeless man who attacked a movie theater with a pellet gun, an ax and pepper spray also had a propane tank and lighter fluid and may have been planning to set off an explosion, authorities said Thursday.

08/06/2015

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Kentucky Sheriff Asks Drug Dealers To Turn In Their Rivals

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office’s Facebook page asks: “Is your drug dealing competition costing you money?”

08/04/2015

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

South Carolina Woman Gets Life In Prison After Teen Hit Man Kills Wrong Target

A South Carolina woman was sentenced to life in prison Thursday, more than two years after prosecutors say she hired a teen to kill a man, and he killed the wrong man by mistake.

07/24/2015

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Too Much Truth: Sandra Bland, A Warrior

Today on Too Much Truth, Derrick was joined by Attorney William Boddie; a criminal defense attorney. We played the video on-air for the listeners and they broke it down piece by piece from the initial […]

WAOK-AM–07/23/2015

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Ku Klux Klan Fliers Show Up In South Carolina Neighborhood

Less than three weeks after nine people were shot to death at a historic black church, flyers claiming to be from the KKK have appeared in a largely black community in North Charleston.

07/15/2015

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Officer Involved Shooting In Gwinnett County: Suspect Shot Five Times

GRAYSON, GA (WAOK)– A domestic dispute in Gwinnett County ended with a man being shot multiple times by police, officials confirmed late Sunday evening. Gwinnett County police said they responded to a shooting in the […]

WAOK-AM–07/13/2015

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Rape Suspect Surveillance Photos Released

DECATUR, GA. (WAOK)- MARTA Police are hoping newly released surveillance images will help catch a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman near the Indian Creek transit station on June 14. Investigators said the man […]

WAOK-AM–07/07/2015

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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

File photo of a person walking in handcuffs. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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