Jean Ross

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Local Vet Killed During Bank Hostage Situation

A local veteran about to be homeless was killed today when he took several employees of a bank hostage on Windy Hill Road.

WAOK-AM–07/07/2017

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mistrial Declared In Cosby Sexual Assault Trial

A mistrial has been declared in the Bill Cosby trial. Prosecutor is already planning to retry the case.

WAOK-AM–06/17/2017

How Will You Get To Work Following Highway Collapse?

A fire under a section of NB 85 will change the commuting options for thousands of people. Will you be effected?

WAOK-AM–03/31/2017

Multiple People Dead After Shooting At Ft Lauderdale Airport

Chaos breaks out at the Ft. Lauderdale airport today after shots were fired. Police have one person in custody.

WAOK-AM–01/06/2017

Top News and Sports Stories Of 2016

Here are some of the top stories in news and sports from 2016. Did these make your list?

WAOK-AM–12/31/2016

White House Holiday Party-How I Got Invited

My opportunity to visit the White House for one of the last holiday parties of the Obama administration is a night I will not soon forget.

WAOK-AM–12/21/2016

Journalist Gwen Ifill Dead at 61

She has been called by many the “journalist’s journalist.” Gwen Ifill of PBS has died.

WAOK-AM–11/14/2016

Opportunity School District Amendment Fails

Voters on Tuesday voted against an amendment supported by the Governor to supposedly fix troubled schools.

WAOK-AM–11/09/2016

File photo of members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People rallying for the Voting Rights Act. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

NAACP Reports Voter Intimidation At Georgia Polls

Election Day in Georgia causes concern among some people exercising their right to vote.

WAOK-AM–11/08/2016

Find Out Where To Vote Early

If you need to find out where you can cast your vote early for the November 8th election read on.

WAOK-AM–10/27/2016

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