Jean Ross

WAOK News Director

Email Jean

Confederate Flag Supporters

70 Confederate Flags Stolen From Georgia Cemetery

Police in South Georgia are investigating the theft of flags from graves of Confederate soldiers.

WAOK-AM–08/25/2016

Photo supplied by Rainbow PUSH.

Rev. Jesse Jackson Leads Assistance Drive For Louisiana Flood Victims

Thousands of people have lost homes and businesses due to flooding. Reverend Jesse Jackson wants you to help.

WAOK-AM–08/24/2016

Photo by Jean Ross CBS Radio

Parents File Federal Suit Over Son’s Strange Gym-mat Death

The parents of Kendrick Johnson are continuing their fight for justice in their son’s death. A new lawsuit has been filed in the case.

WAOK-AM–08/23/2016

ST. PAUL, MN - JULY 07: Clarence D. Castile, uncle of Philando Castile, speaks outside the Governor's Mansion  following the police shooting death of a black man on July 7, 2016 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Philando Castile was shot and killed last night, July 6, 2016, by a police officer in Falcon Heights, MN. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

Thousands Take To The Streets

Protesters spilled into the streets in several cities including Atlanta calling for a change in policing policies after the deaths of two black men.

WAOK-AM–07/07/2016

Supported by a friend, a man weeps for victims of the mass shooting just a block from the scene in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016. 
Fifty people died and another 53 were injured when a gunman opened fire and seized hostages at a gay nightclub in Florida, police said June 12, making it the worst mass shooting in US history. / AFP / Gregg NEWTON        (Photo credit should read GREGG NEWTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Investigate Mass Shooting At Orlando Nightclub

49 people are dead, and at least 53 have been injured.

06/12/2016

LOUISVILLE, KY - JUNE 10: The hearse carrying Muhammad Ali drives along in the funeral procession motorcade on Grand Avenue in the front of Ali's childhood home on June 10, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky. The funeral procession for Ali was traveling over 20 miles on a designated route throughout Louisville on the way to Cave Hill Cemetery.  The four-time world heavyweight boxing champion died on June 3 at age 74.  (Photo by Ty Wright/Getty Images)

Goodbye Champ. You Were My First

Muhammad Ali will forever be a part of history. A very personal part of history for me.

WAOK-AM–06/10/2016

27th May 1963:  Supremely confident American boxer Cassius Clay holds up five fingers in a prediction of how many rounds it will take him to knock out British boxer Henry Cooper.  (Photo by Kent Gavin/Keystone/Getty Images)

The Greatest Of All Time Dead At 74

He won many fights in the ring but lost his fight with Parkinson’s disease. Muhammad Ali, the greatest boxer of all time has died at the age of 74.

WAOK-AM–06/04/2016

After casting his ballot in early voting for the upcoming primary election, Congressman John Lewis exits the polling center. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

John Lewis To Receive Liberty Medal For Civil Rights Work

Another honor for Congressman John Lewis for his dedication for civil rights.

WAOK-AM–06/02/2016

Marta Referedum

You Can Vote This Weekend!

You can vote now in the May 24 primary election. And this weekend you can vote on Saturday and even Sunday in some places.

WAOK-AM–05/10/2016

(Credit: http://www.consignmentfurnituredepot.com/Furniture-C-210/)

Police Still Looking For Thieves Who Drove Off With A Houseful Of Furniture

How do you replace a houseful of furniture that was stolen right before your very eyes? A family from Douglas County must now answer that question.

WAOK-AM–05/05/2016

previous

next

More From CBS Atlanta

Watch Dukes & Bell Live
Taz Goes Big With A New Daily Show!
Enter NOW

Watch & Listen