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DFCS Faces Lawsuit After Teen Starves To Death

DFCS faces a $1 million lawsuit after a Georgia teen died from starvation. Ebony Berry is still behind bars after being charged with the murder of her 16-year-old daughter, Markea, in 2012. Berry was arrested […]

WAOK-AM–06/17/2014

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Food Stamp Law Violates Federal Rules

The U. S. Department of Agriculture tells the state of Georgia on Tuesday that no law can be passed requiring a drug test from certain food stamp recipients. According to Robin Bailey, USDA Regional Administrator, […]

WAOK-AM–06/04/2014

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Toddler Critically Injured During Police Raid

(WAOK) Atlanta – A 19-month-old toddler was critically injured after a police flash bang was tossed into his bed during a police raid at a Habersham County home on Wednesday. “It’s my baby. He’s my […]

05/30/2014

Parents claim a defect in their daughter's 2003 Saturn Ion caused a crash which caused a severe brain injury. (Getty Images)

Parents Say GM Knew Of Defect In Daughter’s Car

Lawsuit says 17-year-old Haley Van Pelt of Evans crashed into a tree because of a defective system in her 2003 Saturn Ion.

04/12/2014

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Attorneys For Former APS Superintendent Seek Trial Postponement

Atlanta (WAOK)-Attorneys representing former Atlanta Public School Superintendent Dr. Beverly Hall have asked Judge Jerry Baxter to postpone the beginning of her trial on cheating and racketeering charges while she receives treatment for cancer. Dr. […]

WAOK-AM–04/01/2014

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Judge Denies New Trial In Shooting Outside School

A judge has denied a request for a new trial from a man found guilty but mentally ill in a fatal shooting outside a suburban Atlanta preschool.

03/19/2014

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Representative Ron Mayo Discusses House Bill 1040 with Rashad Richey

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey our special guest was Representative Ron Mayo. Representative Mayo stopped by to discuss House Bill 1040 which aims to give residency eligibility to teenagers in the juvenile justice […]

WAOK-AM–02/26/2014

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UGA Students Say Hazing Didn’t Happen

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — An attorney representing at least one of 11 University of Georgia students accused of hazing says allegations that pledges were beaten are false. Athens attorney Mo Wiltshire tells The Athens Banner-Herald that the […]

WAOK-AM–02/09/2014

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Bernice King Distances Herself From Brothers: “We Are Different People, With Different Minds”

In the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church where her father was eulogized and her grandmother was killed, more King family pain was made bare Thursday afternoon by the late Coretta and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s youngest […]

WAOK-AM–02/06/2014

Natasha Stewart was found guilty for referring a friend to get buttock enhancing injections from a non-medical professional. 
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Manslaughter Verdict In Buttocks Injection Trial

Prosecutors said Natasha Stewart knowingly referred the victim to a non-medical professional.

02/01/2014

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