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Officials Say Intentionally Set Fire At Black Georgia Church Was Arson

Authorities say a fire that damaged a predominantly black church in middle Georgia has been ruled arson.


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Man Charged With First-Degree Arson After Damaging Church

Authorities say they’ve charged a suspect with first-degree arson after a fire heavily damaged a church in Roswell, just north of Atlanta.


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Blaze Ruled As Arson Kills Firefighter In Waycross

A firefighter has died fighting a blaze in a vacant home in Waycross.


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1 Arrested In Arson At Former MLB Player’s Home

Police say an arrest has been made in a fire that tore a house owned by ex-Major League outfielder Otis Nixon.


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Man Arrested On Arson Charge In Fatal Blaze

A 31-year-old man has been accused of setting a blaze in Worth County that killed a paralyzed man who was unable to escape.


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Another Fire At Tyler Perry Studios

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC) Atlanta firefighters extinguished a fire on the roof of one of the buildings at Tyler Perry studios this afternoon. This is the second fire at the facility this year.  In May a 4 […]



Deadly Cherokee County House Fire A Mystery

CHEROKEE COUNTY – (WAOK/AJC)  –  The Cherokee county medical examiner is still trying to identify the remains of the three bodies found in a burned out home early Wednesday,  while investigators work to find out if the […]


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Hearing For Ga. Teen Accused Of Killing Sister

A bond hearing is set for a 17-year-old teenager from middle Georgia who’s accused of fatally shooting her sister, then setting fire to the family home.


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Woman Convicted In Deadly Arson Fire

ATLANTA – (WAOK) A Clayton county jury has convicted a woman for arson and murder, after she set a fire that killed five members of the same family. 45-year old Sheree Dionne “Queenie” Murphy could […]