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Forsyth County sheriff says Dennis Marx was heavily armed and planned to take hostages. (JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Sheriff: Shooter Planned Assault On Courthouse

Forsyth County sheriff says Dennis Marx was heavily armed and planned to take hostages.

06/06/2014

Police say the victim was drugged and the two suspects planned to rob him of his jewelry. (Getty Images)

2 Charged In Death Of Man Found Lying On Couch

Police say the victim was drugged and the two suspects planned to rob him of his jewelry.

06/04/2014

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Two Fulton County Inmates Caught Having Sex

Two Fulton County inmates are being investigated after getting caught performing sexual activity on the medical wing of the Fulton County jail. Inmates Norris Speed, who is on death row for the murder of Atlanta […]

06/03/2014

File photo of a fence at a prison. (Photo by FRANK PERRY/AFP/GettyImages)

Former Armored Truck Company Employee Gets Prison Time for Truck Robberies

Former Dunbar Armored Truck employee Veronica Bullard has been sentenced to 3 years and 9 months in federal prison and ordered to a pay $104, 694 in restitution fines after her role in a number […]

05/30/2014

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Police: Mother, Twin Daughters Attacked By Girl Gang

CLAYTON COUNTY (WAOK) — A Clayton County mother says nearly 20 girls attacked her and and her 13-year-old twin daughters after she tried to get school officials to deal with the gang of girls that had […]

05/30/2014

File photo of a police officer's belt. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Toddler Critically Injured During Police Raid

(WAOK) Atlanta – A 19-month-old toddler was critically injured after a police flash bang was tossed into his bed during a police raid at a Habersham County home on Wednesday. “It’s my baby. He’s my […]

05/30/2014

Marcus Wellons is scheduled to be put to death on June 17 for raping and strangling 15-year-old India Roberts. (PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Execution Set For Man In 1989 Rape And Murder Of Atlanta Teen

Marcus Wellons is scheduled to be put to death on June 17 for raping and strangling 15-year-old India Roberts.

05/28/2014

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Police: 5 Shot Near High School In Atlanta

Police say five people were shot near a high school in Atlanta. Officials say all five are believed to be students.

05/13/2014

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Rashad Richey: #Bring Back Our Girls

As I interviewed Nigerian born Prince Koya Olateru, it became painfully obvious the President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan responded to the kidnapping of over 200 young Nigerian girls too late. He chose not to publicly […]

WAOK-AM–05/09/2014

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Man Decapitated, Wife Missing In Central Georgia

Police in central Georgia are investigating the slaying of a man and also searching for his wife, who they fear might have been abducted from the couple’s lakeside home.

05/07/2014