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Georgia Sheriff Accused Of Shooting Woman In Atlanta Suburb

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill was acquitted three years ago in a public corruption case.

05/04/2015

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Third Gwinnett Death Child This Week: Charges Filed

LAWRENCEVILLE (WAOK)- In Gwinnett County murder charges have been filed in the death of a Gwinnett County child. This marks the third time this week. Rodney Allen Hamilton was arrested late Thursday in connection with […]

WAOK-AM–05/03/2015

Current Dekalb Superintendent Michael Thurmond's contract ends in June (Credit: Jean Ross/CBS Local)

Head Of DeKalb Superintendent Search Forced Out Of Previous Job After Allegedly Making Inflammatory Statements

In a surprising development, published reports indicate that there are questions swirling concerning the past of the man in charge of finding DeKalb County’s next Superintendent of Schools. A Chicago Sun Times story dated April […]

WAOK-AM–05/03/2015

Attorney Gloria Allred speaks during protest against Bill Cosby Saturday at the Cobb Energy Center. The comedian performed at the facility. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Protest Against Bill Cosby In Atlanta, Led By Attorney Gloria Allred

The thousands of Bill Cosby fans that are pouring into the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center tonight are being met by protesters, led by attorney Gloria Allred. Also among the protesters, Lili Bernard, who claims […]

WAOK-AM–05/02/2015

Marcus Coleman with Save Ourselves spoke for Baby Bou Bou, the baby severly injured in a botched drug raid in Habersham County  and Kathryn Johnston, the elderly woman killed when officers stormed into her Atlanta  home. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

A Memorial For Black Lives: Diverse Crowd Gathers In Atlanta

“I’m tired of lazy black people, I’m tired of lazy white people, i’m tired of lazy gay people, i’m tired of lazy straight people.” Words spoken by Felicia Thomas during the “A Memorial For Black […]

WAOK-AM–05/02/2015

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Baby Dies After Drinking Diluted Breast Milk: Police

Court records say Gwinnett County parents fed their 10-month-old watered-down milk that caused the baby’s brain to swell.

05/01/2015

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Markel Hutchins Gives Clarity

Activist Markel Hutchins recently took a police training course in efforts to have a better understanding of the current training courses that officers must pass and to have a hands on experience in what officers […]

WAOK-AM–04/30/2015

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APS: 17 Seniors Named 2015 Gates Millennium Scholars

Paying for a college education just got easier for 17 seniors from Atlanta Public Schools (APS). They are 2015 Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS). According to an APS press release, the seniors will receive the Gates […]

WAOK-AM–04/30/2015

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Rashad Responds to Baltimore Riots

After a days of rioting in Baltimore, Rashad Richey responded to the the causes of it, and how it has been portrayed in the media. The rioting began the day of Freddie Gray’s funeral, which […]

WAOK-AM–04/29/2015

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Mayor Kasim Reed Talks: Summer Jobs For Youths

ATLANTA, GA (WAOK)- Statistics show that here in Atlanta as well as other major cities, the crime rate rises during the summer months. Some of the increase is due in large measure to teens and […]

WAOK-AM–04/29/2015

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Bronner Brothers Hair Show

For those who make a living in the hair industry the Bronner Brothers Hair Show offers an opportunity to get the latest information from experts in the industry. Thousands come to the show twice a […]

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Kickoff To Atlanta Jazz Festival Month

Every May Atlantans prepare to bring in the warm weather with the Atlanta Jazz Festival. For three days over Memorial Day weekend, jazz lovers take over Piedmont Park and enjoy music, food and each other. […]

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