Legal

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Former Credit Union Of Georgia Executive Pleads Guilty To Mail Fraud

A former executive with the Credit Union of Georgia faces a July 30th sentencing after being convicted of mail fraud in Atlanta federal court. Donna Perkins, a former Assistant Vice President of Risk Management with […]

WAOK-AM–05/15/2015

(Participants at a prayer vigil for Baby Bou Bou in March 2015. Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Baby Bou Bou Supporters Ask Feds For Answers As Anniversary Nears

The federal investigation concerning young Bounkham Phonesavahn will be on the table today in Atlanta during a meeting with Acting U.S. Attorney John Horn. The 19-month old boy was severely injured on May 28, 2014, […]

WAOK-AM–05/15/2015

Dr. R. Stephen Green will earn a base salary of $300 Thousand Dollars as Superintendent of the Dekalb County School District  (Courtesy of the Dekalb County School District)

Dekalb County Selects New School Superintendent

Dekalb County, Georgia’s third-largest school district, has chosen a new superintendent. He is 61 year old Dr. Stephen Green, who currently leads the Kansas City School District. A Dekalb County news release indicates that Green […]

WAOK-AM–05/14/2015

Baton Bob dances on a sidewalk in Midtown (Credit: Jean Ross/CBS Local)

City Is Set To Offer Baton Bob $20,000 To Settle Federal Lawsuit

When 62-year-old Bob Jamerson was arrested outside Colony Square in Midtown on June 26, 2013, it began a saga that would see a federal lawsuit brought and a police officer quit the force. The long, […]

WAOK-AM–05/13/2015

APD Officer Christopher Blaise was driving the police car that struck Bernard Moore on March 6, 2015 (Photo provided by APD)

Fulton County District Attorney Says Death Case Involving APD Officer Is Open And Active

Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard says the case of an APD officer being accused of hitting and killing a man with his police car remains “open and active.” It was on the night of […]

WAOK-AM–05/07/2015

Clayton County On May 6, Clayton Sheriff Victor Hill was booked and released on bond by Gwinnett authorities in the shooting of a woman (Photo Provided by the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department)

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill Frisked And Booked As Shooting Victim Fights For Her Life

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill is free on bond after being booked by Gwinnett County Police last night. He is charged with Misdemeanor Wreckless Conduct in the shooting of a woman over the weekend. The […]

WAOK-AM–05/07/2015

Bernard Moore died after being struck by an APD cruiser in March (Courtesy of Davis-Bozeman Law)

Two Months Too Long: Community To Rally For Justice In Death Of Man Struck By APD Cruiser

Attorney Mawuli Davis says it took two weeks for charges to be brought in the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, but it’s been two months since the death of 62 year old Bernard Moore […]

WAOK-AM–05/06/2015

Mug shot of 33 year old Lawrence Taylor, Jr. who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for statutory rape and child molestation charges (Provided by the Cobb County Sheriff's Department)

Cobb Prosecutor Says Justice Was Done In Rape Case Against Lawrence Taylor, Jr.

Thirty three year old Lawrence Taylor Jr. will have to follow sex offender conditions and become a registered sex offender. On Monday, the son of NFL Hall of Fame member Lawrence Taylor pleaded guilty to […]

WAOK-AM–05/05/2015

(Credit: Jean Ross/CBS Local)

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill Issues Statement In Shooting Of Real Estate Agent

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill has issued a statement following a shooting Sunday night in Gwinnett County. Police say that Hill called 911 Sunday evening to report the shooting as being accidental. They say it […]

WAOK-AM–05/05/2015

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Lawrence Taylor, Jr. Pleads Guilty To Molestation And Statutory Rape In Cobb County

The son of former NFL player Lawrence Taylor is being sent to prison after pleading guilty to child molestation and statutory rape. According to the Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds, Lawrence Taylor Jr. will […]

WAOK-AM–05/04/2015