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George Zimmerman Owes Defense Attorney’s Millions

Orlando (WAOK/WFTV) — George Zimmerman, the man found not guilty in the murder of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, was notified by the attorneys that aided in his exoneration that they intend to collect the $2.5 […]

WAOK-AM–12/03/2013

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Knockout Game Gaining National Attention

Today on Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques-White, we discussed the brutal new game many teens are beginning to participate in, which has begun to gain national attention from citizens and law enforcement officials alike. This “game” […]

WAOK-AM–11/25/2013

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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

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Aaron’s Reaches Settlement In Spying Charges

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) – Aaron’s Inc, the Atlanta-based rent-to-own company, has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over charges that the business enabled its franchisees to install software onto their computers that allowed them […]

WAOK-AM–10/24/2013

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Global Slavery Index Reports Modern Slavery Across Globe Still Exists

Atlanta (WAOK/AP London) — International charity organization, the Walk Free Foundation, has issued findings in a report titled “Global Slavery Index” that claims the west African country of Mauritania, Haiti, and the country of Pakistan […]

WAOK-AM–10/19/2013

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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

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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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Angela Tuck: He Lied, Cheated And Helped Bankrupt A Great City

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick — the self-proclaimed “hip-hop mayor” and the son of a former Congresswoman – was sentenced to 28 years in federal prison Thursday for running a criminal enterprise that cost taxpayers […]

WAOK-AM–10/11/2013

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Second Autopsy Finds Organs Missing, Ignites Outcry

SAVANNAH, Ga. — (AP) The parents of a Georgia teenager whose body was found inside a rolled-up wrestling mat at school said Thursday that they have a new reason to suspect signs of foul play […]

WAOK-AM–10/10/2013

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Report: Alabama High School Streaker Dead Of Apparent Suicide

An Alabama teen who was facing school disciplinary measures for streaking at a football game has apparently committed suicide.

10/10/2013

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