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Rashad Richey Examines Internal Causes of Violence

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guest Denesha Chambers, a licensed Professional Counselor and CEO and Founder of Living Color Red LLC. Denesha Chambers joined Rashad and the Real Talk audience in […]


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Community Activists Meet To Stop Gang Violence

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) —Community activists met over the weekend to talk about ways to end gang violence. The meeting was held at Victory Outreach Church on Metropolitan Parkway and was spearheaded by WAOK Talk Show host […]


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Holdsclaw Gets Ankle Monitor Told To Stay Away From Ex-Girlfriend

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Former WNBA player Chamique Holdsclaw made her first court appearance this morning in Fulton County. Holdsclaw turned herself into police Thursday after a warrant was issued for her arrest in connection with an […]


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Second Suspect Surrenders In Beating Of Gay Man

ATLANTA (AJC/WAOK)-Atlanta police are still looking for one man in connection with a beating of a gay man two weeks ago. A second man connected to the videotaped beating of  20-year-old Brandon White is in […]


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Victim of Beating Speaks Out

ATLANTA (WAOK)-The victim of a vicious beating outside of a neighborhood convenience store on Saturday said he hadn’t planned to report the attack to police, however after learning a video taken of the beating had […]


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New Information in Disappearance of Stacey English

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Atlanta police released new information in the case of 36 year old Stacey English, a Suntrust Bank employee who has been missing from her Buckhead condo since Dec 26. Police met with the family […]


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Atlanta Police Step Up Patrols For Holiday

The Atlanta Police Department will be increasing patrols during the holiday season, beginning with  Thanksgiving night through the Chick-Fil-A Bowl in the Georgia Dome and Peach Drop on New Year’s Eve at Underground Atlanta. Zone […]


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Mayor Announces Curfew For This Summer

Atlanta (WAOK) – Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Police Chief George Turner and MARTA officials put parents on notice today that this summer could be expensive to them if they don’t keep track of their children. City officials […]


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Grandma Bandit Suspect Killed-UPDATE! She was a He

Atlanta (WAOK)-The suspected “Grandma Bandit” met a violent death Friday morning after being shot multiple times at the end of a police chase on North Druid Hill Road. DeKalb County police said the woman was spotted in […]


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Atlanta Cop Cleared in IHOP Brawl

Atlanta (AJC)-The off-duty Atlanta police officer involved in a scuffle with several women at a Buckhead IHOP did not violate the APD’s maltreatment or excessive force policies, according to a report from the agency’s Office […]