Crime

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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

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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

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South Carolina Police Arrest Man After Dog Found With Muzzle Taped

Police have arrested a man after a dog was found with electrical tape around its muzzle last week in North Charleston.

06/02/2015

Fulton County District Paul Howard (r) speaks with community activist Joe Beasley following a meeting with Freda Waiters on Wednesday. Waiters' son Ariston was shot and killed by a Union City police officer in December 2011.  (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

[VIDEO] Second Grand Jury To Hear Case Of Young Man Shot In Back By Union City Police Officer

Above is the video of Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard and community leaders following his meeting with Freda Waiters, family attorney Mawuli Davis and State Senator Vincent Fort. Howard told community leaders that the […]

WAOK-AM–05/29/2015

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10 Years Later, Man Claims Natalee Holloway Buried Under Aruba Hotel

A decade after Natalee Holloway went missing near an Aruba hotel, a Dutch citizen – Jurrien de Jong – says he knows where to find the body of the 18-year-old Alabama woman who disappeared on May 30, 2005 while on a high school graduation trip.

05/29/2015