Crime

Bernard Moore died after being struck by an APD cruiser in March (Courtesy of Davis-Bozeman Law)

Two Months Too Long: Community To Rally For Justice In Death Of Man Struck By APD Cruiser

Attorney Mawuli Davis says it took two weeks for charges to be brought in the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, but it’s been two months since the death of 62 year old Bernard Moore […]

WAOK-AM–05/06/2015

Photo Courtesy: Mike More

Suwanee Police Search For Three Suspects In Game Stop Robbery

SUWANEE, GA (WAOK)- Suwanee police are on the look out for three men who they say forced their two game Stop employees on the floor and tied them up. Cops say the robbers then threatened […]

WAOK-AM–05/06/2015

Mug shot of 33 year old Lawrence Taylor, Jr. who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for statutory rape and child molestation charges (Provided by the Cobb County Sheriff's Department)

Cobb Prosecutor Says Justice Was Done In Rape Case Against Lawrence Taylor, Jr.

Thirty three year old Lawrence Taylor Jr. will have to follow sex offender conditions and become a registered sex offender. On Monday, the son of NFL Hall of Fame member Lawrence Taylor pleaded guilty to […]

WAOK-AM–05/05/2015

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Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill Issues Statement In Shooting Of Real Estate Agent

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill has issued a statement following a shooting Sunday night in Gwinnett County. Police say that Hill called 911 Sunday evening to report the shooting as being accidental. They say it […]

WAOK-AM–05/05/2015

File photo of handcuffs.   (Photo credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Georgia Mom Calls Police To Make Fake Arrest Of 10-Year-Old Son Being ‘Disrespectful’ To Teacher

A Georgia mother called 911 and asked officers to “mock arrest” her 10-year-old son, who she says was being rude to his fifth-grade teacher and refusing to do his work in recent weeks.

05/05/2015

Rodney Hamilton

Third Gwinnett Death Child This Week: Charges Filed

LAWRENCEVILLE (WAOK)- In Gwinnett County murder charges have been filed in the death of a Gwinnett County child. This marks the third time this week. Rodney Allen Hamilton was arrested late Thursday in connection with […]

WAOK-AM–05/03/2015

Attorney Gloria Allred speaks during protest against Bill Cosby Saturday at the Cobb Energy Center. The comedian performed at the facility. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Protest Against Bill Cosby In Atlanta, Led By Attorney Gloria Allred

The thousands of Bill Cosby fans that are pouring into the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center tonight are being met by protesters, led by attorney Gloria Allred. Also among the protesters, Lili Bernard, who claims […]

WAOK-AM–05/02/2015

Marcus Coleman with Save Ourselves spoke for Baby Bou Bou, the baby severly injured in a botched drug raid in Habersham County  and Kathryn Johnston, the elderly woman killed when officers stormed into her Atlanta  home. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

A Memorial For Black Lives: Diverse Crowd Gathers In Atlanta

“I’m tired of lazy black people, I’m tired of lazy white people, i’m tired of lazy gay people, i’m tired of lazy straight people.” Words spoken by Felicia Thomas during the “A Memorial For Black […]

WAOK-AM–05/02/2015

breast milk

Baby Dies After Drinking Diluted Breast Milk: Police

Court records say Gwinnett County parents fed their 10-month-old watered-down milk that caused the baby’s brain to swell.

05/01/2015

19-year-old Marissa Williams, whose aunt created a fictional Facebook profile, is accused of asking the fake friend to kill her family and their dog. (Getty Images)

Woman Arrested For Facebook Threat Calling For ‘Death To All White Cops Nationwide’

Several local and federal law enforcement agents arrested a Georgia woman after she posted a threat to her Facebook account calling for “death to all white cops” and that she may “kill at least fifteen” white cops.

04/30/2015