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Police: Facebook Feud Led To Fatal Shooting Of 14-Year-Old Girl

A Facebook feud led to the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old Alabama girl after the social media dispute turned into a deadly planned brawl at a park.

03/02/2015

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Georgia Man Gets Life In Prison For Brutal Death Of Girlfriend’s Little Brother

Fulton County prosecutors say a College Park man has been sentenced to life plus 50 years in the death of his girlfriend’s younger brother.

02/27/2015

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Former Atlanta Airport Baggage Handler Arraigned On Federal Firearms Trafficking Charges

Former Delta Air Lines baggage handler, Eugene Harvey, has been arraigned on federal charges of conspiring to carry dangerous weapons on an aircraft, firearms trafficking, and illegally entering an airport area to evade security and […]

WAOK-AM–02/27/2015

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Millions Of Georgians Impacted By Insurance Company Data Breach

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says that the recent data breach and cyber-attack of Anthem Inc.’s computer system has potentially impacted more than 3.7 million Georgians who may have had their personal information compromised. Anthem […]

WAOK-AM–02/27/2015

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Grieving Mother Says “Kids Need To Stop Aspiring To Go To Prison And Aspire To Go To College”

Stephanie Stone’s 14 year old son, Paul Sampleton Jr., was murdered on December 19, 2012. “Senseless violence” is what Stone and Paul Sampleton Sr. call their son’s death on the website for the foundation established […]

WAOK-AM–02/23/2015

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“Those Hearses Could Be Carrying Someone Who Died At The Hands Of Violence”

A community procession of hearses preceeded the Stop The Violence campaign and rally. It was held Sunday at Greater Travelers Rest Church in Decatur. Sponsored by the Georgia Funeral Service Practioner’s Association, the rally addressed […]

02/23/2015

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Mother Accused Of Punching Son In Face For ‘Being Too Feminine And Gay’

A mother is accused of punching her son because she thought he was “being too feminine and gay.”

02/20/2015

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Woman Claims Ex-Boyfriend Bit Off Her Nose

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (CBS Atlanta) — A South Carolina woman claims an ex-boyfriend bit off half of her nose. Michele Messer says she ran into Chris Campbell a few weeks after breaking up and was attacked later […]

02/19/2015

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Alabama Teacher Charged With Sending Nude Photo To 12-Year-Old Girl

Middle school teacher Jason Burd, 35, has been charged with sending obscene material to a minor.

02/19/2015

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Police: Homeless Man Had Sex With Corpse In Funeral Home

Police have charged a homeless man with performing a sex act on a woman’s body at a funeral home in Columbus.

02/13/2015