Crime

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See Atlanta Preparing For Ferguson Protests

Janice Mathis with Rainbow Push Coalition says she’s never seen anything like it, nothing so deliberate and focused on a particular incident that was about to happen. According to Mathis, “I’ve seen meetings sort of […]

WAOK-AM–11/21/2014

Savannah police are investigating a shooting during a domestic dispute that left the girl hospitalized; injuries not life-threatening.(Photo by Barry Williams/Getty Images)

6-Year-Old Girl Shot During Domestic Dispute

Savannah police are investigating a shooting during a domestic dispute that left the girl hospitalized; injuries not life-threatening.

11/20/2014

The Bev Smith Show: Black and Blue

With Missouri governor declaring state of emergency ahead of ruling on Ferguson shooting, are Black males safe? Bev Smith speaks with author and retired LAPD Sergeant Cheryl Dorsey on Ferguson and police brutality on the African […]

WAOK-AM–11/17/2014

File photo of a Michael Brown pin. (Photo Credit: Scott Olson via Getty Images)

Atlanta Police Monitoring Ferguson Developments

Atlanta police say they’re monitoring developments as a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri decides whether to indict a police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man.

11/13/2014

(Credit: Londrelle Hall)

Running For Justice: To Change The Image Of The Young Black Male

“We’re trying to put out a positive image of us.” That’s why 28 year old Londrelle Hall of Atlanta says he and his team are running from Atlanta to Ferguson, Missouri. “We just want to […]

11/10/2014

Ky. Woman Arrested For Possesion Of Meth While Wearing ‘I Love Crystal Meth’ Shirt

A Kentucky woman was arrested and charged with drug trafficking and possession of methamphetamine – while wearing an “I Love Crystal Meth” t-shirt.

11/07/2014

A Georgia man is accused of assaulting a woman he’d driven to Kentucky to be with, but who didn’t look “like she was on the Internet.”   (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Sheriff: Man Choked Girlfriend Because She Didn’t Look ‘Like She Was On The Internet’

A Georgia man is accused of assaulting a woman he’d driven to Kentucky to be with, but who didn’t look “like she was on the Internet.”

10/27/2014

(Credit: Mawuli Mel Davis)

From Ferguson To Atlanta Conference This Weekend

July 2013. It was the Monday after the verdict in Florida in the George Zimmerman Murder Trial. He’d been found not guilty of killing teenager Trayvon Martin. Atlanta activist Attorney Mawuli Mel Davis says “we […]

WAOK-AM–10/22/2014

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Jordan Davis Killer Sentenced To Life in Prison

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager in an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store was sentenced Friday to life in prison without […]

WAOK-AM–10/20/2014

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Fulton County Sheriff Warns Public About Jury Scam

The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office says that it is seeing, “a new twist on an old telephone scam”. This time it’s the jury duty scam. According to Sheriff’s Investigator Farrar, who prefers not to give […]

WAOK-AM–10/16/2014

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