Crime

Pictures of drug dealers already arrested and prosecuted were placed in the eyeview of those identified for participation in the English Avenue Drug Market Initiative. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Maria Boynton Reports: Second Chance Program For Dealers In Heroin-Ravaged English Avenue Area

It’s called a Drug Market Intervention or DMI. It’s an effort spearheaded by the U.S. Attorney’s office to clean up the heroin-ravaged English Avenue area of Atlanta. Nineteen men and women were sent letters for […]

WAOK-AM–07/02/2015

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2 Men Charged In Slaying Of Applebee’s Manager

Police have charged two men in the slaying of an Applebee’s manager killed outside the Fayetteville restaurant where he worked.

07/02/2015

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC - JUNE 19:  In this image from the video uplink from the detention center to the courtroom, Dylann Roof appears at Centralized Bond Hearing Court June 19, 2015 in North Charleston, South Carolina. Roof is charged with nine counts of murder and firearms charges in the shooting deaths at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina on June 17. (Photo by Grace Beahm-Pool/Getty Images)

Rashad Richey: Wake Up And Smell The Racism

After 21-year-old white male Dylann Roof decided to go postal on innocent Emmanuel AME congregation members in Charleston, South Carolina – committing nothing less than acts of racially motivated domestic terrorism – there were many […]

WAOK-AM–07/02/2015

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Seventh Black Church Burns In South Since Charleston Church Shooting

Twenty years after the Ku Klux Klan burned it down, a South Carolina black church, north of Charleston, has caught fire again and authorities were trying to determine why.

07/01/2015

DERRICK BOAZMAN

Too Much Truth: Should Unsupervised Teens be Banned from Malls?

On Too Much Truth, we talked about the incident that happened at Stonecrest Mall were security guards chased and brutally beat a teenage boy. If you remember, Arbor Place Mall enacted a policy that states […]

WAOK-AM–06/30/2015

Confederate Flag Supporters

VIDEO: Brawl Breaks Out In Front Of South Carolina Statehouse Over Confederate Flag

One man has been arrested after a fight over the Confederate flag in front of the South Carolina Statehouse.

06/30/2015

atlanta crime

Police Arrest Suspect Who Stole A Hearse With A Body Inside

Police say the hearse was stolen Sunday morning outside Grady Memorial Hospital.

06/29/2015

Police Sirens

Prison Kitchen Worker Accused Of Helping Inmate Escape

An inmate who authorities say escaped from a North Carolina lockup with the help of a prison employee has been recaptured, according to a state prisons spokeswoman.

06/29/2015

Al Sharpton Talking

Sharpton Refers To Charleston Church Shooting Victims As ‘Martyrs’

In a tweet on Thursday, Rev. Al Sharpton referred to the victims as “martyrs.”

06/25/2015

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Police: Georgia Man Put Weed Killer In Co-Worker’s Water Bottle To ‘Mess With Him’

A Georgia man charged with four felonies for allegedly putting Roundup weed killer in his co-worker’s water said he wasn’t trying to kill him – he only wanted to “mess with him.”

06/24/2015