Crime

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Former State Representative Tyrone Brooks Pleads Guilty To Tax And Fraud Charges

Thursday morning, longtime Atlanta State Representative Tyrone Brooks submitted a letter of resignation to Governor Nathan Deal. A few hours later Brooks was in federal court where he pleaded guilty to fraud and tax charges. […]

WAOK-AM–04/09/2015

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CBS News: Conduct Of Other Officers Being Investigated In Fatal Shooting Of Walter Scott

CBS News reports that the conduct of other police personnel is also being investigated.

04/09/2015

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Rapper T.I. On Interacting With Police: Always Do Your Best To Comply

“Know your legal rights, just in case you are stopped by the police”. That was the topic of Monday night’s Let Us Make Man seminar held at Mount Nebo Baptist Church in Atlanta. It was […]

WAOK-AM–04/08/2015

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Protesters Chant ‘No Justice, No Peace!’ During Police Shooting Press Conference

A white South Carolina police officer who claimed he killed a black man in self-defense has been fired and faces murder charges after a bystander’s video recorded him firing eight shots at the man’s back as he ran away.

04/08/2015

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Father: Walter Scott May Have Run From Police Because He Owed Child Support, Didn’t Want To Go Back To Jail

A white South Carolina police officer who claimed he killed a black man in self-defense was quickly charged with murder after a bystander’s video recorded him firing eight shots at the man’s back as he ran away.

04/08/2015

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Police Chief: ‘We Would Hope The Community Leaders Would Rise Up And Quell’ Any Backlash Following Shooting

Dramatic video that shows a white South Carolina police officer shooting a fleeing black man after a traffic stop has led authorities to file a murder charge against the officer amid public outrage over a series of deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of law enforcement agents.

04/08/2015

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White South Carolina Officer Charged With Murder For Shooting Black Man

A white South Carolina police officer was charged with murder Tuesday, hours after law enforcement officials viewed a dramatic video that appears to show him shooting a fleeing man several times in the back.

04/07/2015

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Carjacking Suspect Hospitalized In Critical Condition

DEKALB COUNTY, GA (WAOK)- – DeKalb County police shot a carjacking suspect after a police chase on Monday afternoon. DeKalb County Chief of Police Dr. Cedric Alexander said the incident began when a man, identified […]

WAOK-AM–04/07/2015

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Dessa Curb Not Guilty In APS Cheating Trial: It’s Like People Didn’t Appreciate Teachers At All

Dessa Curb says she couldn’t shout out her joy about being found ‘not guilty‘ because her fellow defendants had all been found ‘guilty‘. The verdicts were announced last week in Fulton County Superior Court. Ten […]

WAOK-AM–04/07/2015

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Police: Teen Dies After Being Shot By His Mother

Witnesses say the woman was trying to break up a fight and did not mean to shoot her son.

04/07/2015