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Girl Gets Hair Ripped Off To The Scalp During Bullying Incident

Aolani Dunbar is an 8-year-old in third grade. Her grandmother Dorris Bearden told WSB-TV that her granddaughter wanted long so she could brush it like other girls.

WAOK-AM–10/29/2013

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iPads Stolen From School Popping Up All Over Nation

ATLANTA (AP) — Officials say dozens of iPads stolen from an Atlanta school are showing up as far away as southeast Asia. Police say as many as 10 people broke into KIPP Atlanta Collegiate High […]

WAOK-AM–10/29/2013

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Church Members Affected By Ponzi Scheme

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — The operator of what federal prosecutors call a “ponzi scheme” is undergoing a criminal investigation into accusations that he tricked church members across the nation into donating millions of dollars to him. […]

WAOK-AM–10/29/2013

Police say four GSU students were robbed in their dorm room at gunpoint. (Getty Images)

Police: Georgia State Students Robbed In Their Dorm Room-UPDATE

Authorities say four students were robbed at gunpoint in their dorm room at Georgia State University in Atlanta.

10/24/2013

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Woman Accused In NC Slaying Arrested In Georgia

Authorities say a North Carolina woman suspected in her boyfriend’s death has been arrested in suburban Atlanta.

10/22/2013

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New Policy Set For Airline Travelers Caught With Guns

Atlanta (WAOK/WSBTV) — Chief Magistrate Court Judge Wanda Dallas has changed the policy for people caught with handguns that are traveling through Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. It is a change for the airport that led the […]

WAOK-AM–10/16/2013

An Alabama legislator has re-introduced a bill to legalize castration of convicted child molesters if their victims were under the age of 12 – and make them pay for the procedure. (Photo: Alabama House of Representatives website)

Alabama Lawmaker Re-Introduces Castration Bill For Sex Offenders

An Alabama legislator has re-introduced a bill to legalize castration of convicted child molesters if their victims were under the age of 12 – and make them pay for the procedure.

10/15/2013

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Angela Tuck: Bobby Smith Jr. Is Dead. Where Is The Outrage?

Bobby J. Smith Jr. is dead from a gunshot wound to the back. B.J., as he was known to friends, was a 21-year-old college senior at Tuskegee University. In the month before he died, he […]

10/14/2013

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Atlanta In Focus: Dekalb Police Chief Cedric Alexander

Atlanta (WAOK) — Hired in April of 2013, Dekalb County Police Chief Cedric Alexander arrived amidst scandal and ethical violation within his department. The agency has a storied history of misconduct and the hiring of […]

WAOK-AM–10/13/2013

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Indictment: Ga. Teacher With HIV Molested Teen Boy

A south Georgia elementary school teacher accused of engaging in sex acts with a teen while knowing he was HIV-positive has been indicted by a grand jury.

10/10/2013