Crime

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

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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

File photo of former NBA player Javaris Crittenton, right. (credit: Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)

Ex-NBA Player Crittenton Pleads Guilty In Fatal Shooting

Former NBA player Javaris Crittenton has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 2011 shooting death of a mother of four.

04/29/2015

File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

South Carolina Officers Who Used Taser 8 times On Disabled Woman Get Prison

Two former small town police officers in South Carolina were sentenced to prison time Monday for unnecessarily shocking a mentally disabled woman with a Taser at least eight times.

04/27/2015

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Prosecutors Ask For Prison For South Carolina Police Officers In Taser Case

Two officers shocked a mentally disabled woman at least eight times with a Taser without giving her time to follow their orders.

04/27/2015

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Police: 82-Year-Old Woman Died After Being Left In Chair For 6 Months

An 82-year-old woman was left sitting in a chair so long it led to her death.

04/24/2015

Sentenced to 5 years in jail, 1 to serve, Angela Williamson is joined by her attorney Gerald Griggs (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

I’m Not Ready To Go To Jail: APS Cheating Defendant Angela Williamson

“I love them.” That’s what former Atlanta Public Schools educator Angela Williamson says about the students she taught at Dobbs Elementary School. She is one of the eleven defendants found guilty in the APS cheating […]

WAOK-AM–04/23/2015

Families of Michael Brown and Kendrick Johnson pray during 2014 visit to West Hunter Street Baptist Church in Atlanta (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

I Want Justice For My Son: Brown Family Filing Lawsuit Against Ferguson, Missouri

When Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr. visited Atlanta in September 2014, she told me “I’m just doing what I gotta do. I’m standing up for my son like I’ve always stood up for him.” […]

WAOK-AM–04/23/2015