Crime

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Friend: Dylann Roof Told Me He Wanted To ‘Start A Civil War’

A former friend who had reconnected with the man accused of a shooting massacre inside a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, said Dylann Storm Roof had become an avowed racist.

06/19/2015

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Dylann Roof’s Uncle: ‘I’d Be The Executioner Myself If They Would Allow It’

Carson Cowles, Dylann Roof’s uncle, said the suspect’s mother “never raised him to be like this.”

06/19/2015

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Too Much Truth: Charleston, SC Our Prayers Are With You

On Too Much Truth, we discussed the tragic killing of 9 people at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC. Dylann Roof, a 21 year old white male, has been taken into custody for the […]

WAOK-AM–06/18/2015

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Suspect In Deadly South Carolina Church Shooting Caught

A federal law enforcement official tells CBS News that the suspect behind the deadly Charleston, South Carolina, church shooting has been caught.

06/18/2015

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Reverend: ‘There Was No Limit To Where’ Clementa Pinckney Would’ve Ended Up

Church pastor state Sen. Clementa Pinckney was among nine people killed in a horrific shooting at Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church Wednesday evening.

06/18/2015

File photo of a Chihuahua. (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Man Sets Ex-Girlfriend’s Puppy On Fire After Argument

Police say a woman’s ex-boyfriend set her dog on fire after an argument, pouring lighter fluid over the 7-month-old Chihuahua mix and injuring her.

06/17/2015

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Murder Charges Dropped Against Woman Who Induced Her Own Abortion

Kenlissia Jones, 23, took pills she ordered online to induce an early labor that resulted in the death of her fetus.

06/10/2015

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Snellville Street Shutdown After Report Of Grenade And Ammunition Found Inside Car

GWINNETT COUNTY, GA (WAOK)- Residents in the area of Lenora Church Road in Snellville were left wondering for several hours, why Gwinnett County police shut down a section of a road Sunday afternoon. Even more […]

WAOK-AM–06/09/2015

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Too Much Truth: Solving Cold Cases

On Too Much Truth, we were joined by  Larrissa Moore, Alphonse Williams and Brent Lightfoot who are law students working with the Cold Case Justice Initiative. Their mission is to reopen and hopefully solve racially […]

WAOK-AM–06/04/2015

Participants during the House of Hope Anti-Violence Rally held in February. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Racism Or Ignorance: House Of Hope Atlanta On The Black And White Of The Legal System

This Saturday, the Social Justice Ministry of the House Of Hope Atlanta will have experts available to answer questions about the legal system. The 2nd Annual Legal Symposium “Real Talk: The Black And White of […]

WAOK-AM–06/04/2015