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Bernard Moore's family (l-r) son-in-law Nathaniel Spencer holding son Noah; Moore's daughter Keshanna Spencer, grandson  Detravious Hicks and son Bernardo Hicks. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Family Of Man Struck And Killed By Atlanta Police Officer Sues The City

The family of Bernard Moore has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Atlanta and seeks $5,000,000.00, according to their attorney Robert Bozeman. The amount being sought are for “wrongful death”, “pain and […]

WAOK-AM–05/26/2015

Shawnston Beaudoin has been sentenced to 22 years in federal prison for producing child pornography (Courtesy of the Fulton County Sheriff's Department)

Cobb County Man Sentenced To 22 Years For Producing Child Pornography

Shawnston Beudoin of Kennesaw has been sentenced to 22 years in federal prison for producing child pornography. “Beaudoin preyed on the vulnerable and innocent of our society for his own personal pleasure. This office’s Project […]

WAOK-AM–05/19/2015

Attorney Mawuli Davis and Freda Waiters talk to Maria Boynton about the case of her son's death being reopened by the GBI (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Mother Says Police Chief Needs To Be Fired As Case Is Reopened Into The Death of Ariston Waiters

It’s been almost three and a half years since Freda Waiters lost her only son. 19 year old Ariston Waiters was shot and killed by a Union City police officer on December 14, 2011. According […]

WAOK-AM–05/19/2015

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

DeKalb County School District Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green said that he consulted with colleagues to see what they were doing, in revising the testing calendar. Dr. Green says that he also did some research on the history in looking at the DeKalb dates. (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