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Five Year Old Drowns In Clayton County

(AP-WAOK)- Authorities say a 5-year-old boy was in critical condition Tuesday night after he was found unconscious in a swimming pool south of Atlanta. Clayton County police tell The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ( that the incident […]


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Bookkeeper Turned Hero Stops by Real Talk

WAOK’s Rashad Richey chatted with Antoinette Tuff, an Atlanta woman who is most known for preventing a mass shooting from occurring at Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy in 2013. Antoinette Tuff stopped by Real […]


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Booster Shot Required For Some Middle And High School Students By State

Several Georgia middle and high school students will be required to get booster shots before they can enroll in school in the fall. The State Department of Public Health has started a campaign that lets […]


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4 Missing Riverdale Children Found Safe

Four children from Riverdale that were reported missing have been found safe. Anthony Delaney, 6, Zymeer Delaney, 4, Jeramiah Leavell, 3, and Osiyrus Leavell, 2, had last been seen around 10:30 Saturday morning at their […]


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The National Center For Civil And Human Rights Is Now Open

Atlanta is already home to the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and currently houses several civil rights monuments and museums. Today, the city added another “must see” destination for visitors and those who […]


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The Sweet Auburn Experience

(AP/WAOK) Regional planners and experts on “tactical urbanism” hope to show this weekend how the concept could work in the Atlanta neighborhood known as Sweet Auburn. The Atlanta Regional Commission and others say they want to show […]


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FBI Investigates Anthrax Scare At CDC

Atlanta (AP/WAOK)-The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says some of its staff in Atlanta may have been accidentally exposed to dangerous anthrax bacteria because of a safety problem at one of its labs. Agency […]


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Officials Vote to Bring Marta to Clayton County

Clayton County, home of the world’s busiest airport and the largest African American population in the Metro Atlanta area, is still fighting for the return of public transportation. WAOK’s Rashad Richey, spoke with the founding […]


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Atlanta Prepares To Open Center For Civil And Human Rights

ATLANTA (WAOK)- The Atlanta Center for Civil and Human Rights is preparing for its official opening this weekend.  The Center for Civil and Human Rights is the new home to various authentic documents and exclusive […]


Cobb County police say a man forgot to drop off his 22-month-old child at daycare and the child was in the car through much of a 90 degree day. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Toddler Dies After Being Left In Vehicle

Cobb County police say a man forgot to drop off his 22-month-old child at daycare.