Crime

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Atlanta Talk Show Host Takes Political Strategy To Ferguson

It’s called Ferguson Politics 101 and WAOK talk show host Rashad Richey is taking it to Ferguson, Missouri. Richey, who hosts Real Talk With Rashad Richey, is a former political director and lead strategist for […]

WAOK-AM–01/30/2015

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Civil Rights Convictions Erased “If It’s Necessary, If It’s Detrimental, Go For It”

Nine civil rights protestors, the Friendship 9, were convicted in 1961 of breach of peace and trespassing. They were protesting at a segregated lunch counter in Rock Hill, South Carolina. They were Thomas Gaither, Clarence […]

WAOK-AM–01/29/2015

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Police: Woman Killed Her Three Children, Then Herself

Cobb County Police are calling the deaths of 35-year-old Kisha Holmes, her 9-month-old daughter, her 4-year-old son and her 10-year-old son a murder-suicide.

01/27/2015

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Accused Killer Of Cobb Couple “Not The Type People That Live In My District”

A 28-year-old man from Telfair County, Georgia, is charged with malice murder and armed robbery in the deaths of Marietta couple Bud and June Runion. Police say that Ronnie Adrian “Jay” Towns was likely the […]

WAOK-AM–01/27/2015

Officers serving a warrant urged the dog to "go get him" after drug suspect Edwin Henderson ran into the woods behind his house. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Sheriff: Bodies Found Near Car Of Missing Ga. Couple

ATLANTA (AP) — The car belonging to a Georgia couple who disappeared after traveling to meet a man claiming to sell a classic auto has been found in a lake with two bodies nearby. Telfair […]

WAOK-AM–01/26/2015

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Georgia Man Pleads Guilty In Airline-Booking Scam

A Georgia man who posed as an airline employee to make cut-rate reservations, then resold the tickets for thousands of dollars, pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

01/21/2015

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FAA Employee Arrested After Flying With Gun In Carryon

TSA says the FAA employee was arrested at LaGuardia Airport in New York after bypassing security screening in Atlanta.

WAOK-AM–01/16/2015

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Stretchers Stolen From Funeral Hearses

Police and funeral directors in a northeast Georgia city has a mystery on their hands: Someone is breaking into hearses and stealing the stretchers used to carry deceased people.

01/14/2015

The Bev Smith Show: Intolerant to Tolerance

Tonight Bev Smith brings back legendary comedian, social activist and social critic, Dick Gregory, as they discuss the motives of  Ismaaiyl Brinsley; the gunman that shot two police officers sitting in their patrol car in Brooklyn.   […]

WAOK-AM–12/29/2014

The Bev Smith Show: Code Blue

Last Saturday, two uniformed NYPD officers were shot dead as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner. Tonight Bev Smith is joined by Dr. Dick Gregory and Officer Ron Hampton […]

WAOK-AM–12/23/2014

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