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See Atlanta Preparing For Ferguson Protests

Janice Mathis with Rainbow Push Coalition says she’s never seen anything like it, nothing so deliberate and focused on a particular incident that was about to happen. According to Mathis, “I’ve seen meetings sort of […]

WAOK-AM–11/21/2014

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Uber Driver Accused Of Pulling Gun On Valet, Threatening To Kill Him

An Uber driver in Atlanta is accused of pulling a gun on a valet and threatening to kill him.

09/08/2014

A Georgia elementary school handcuffed a 6-year-old special needs student “for his personal safety” after school officials say his “disruptive” actions caused them to restrain the first-grader.  (RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

Atlanta Student Arrested In Grandmother’s Death 

14-year-old boy showed up at Therrell High School with blood on his clothes.

04/18/2014

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Police: Ga. City Employee Drunk During Fatal Crash

Atlanta city officials say a Department of Public Works employee who was driving a city-owned truck at the time of a fatal crash was driving drunk and will be charged with vehicular homicide.

11/06/2013

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Police: Woman Arrested In East Atlanta Shooting

A woman accused of fatally shooting another woman in East Atlanta Tuesday night surrendered to police on Wednesday, authorities said.

10/10/2013

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Atlanta Businesses, Residents Required To Register Security Alarms

Businesses and residents in Atlanta will soon be required to register any security or burglar alarm systems they have installed.

07/31/2013

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35 New Atlanta Police Officers Graduate

ATLANTA- (AP/ WAOK)- Atlanta police say they’re welcoming 35 new officers to the force. Department spokesman Carlos Campos says the new officers  are  graduating  from the Atlanta Police Academy Monday evening at City Hall. Campos […]

WAOK-AM–07/29/2013

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Plan For Cameras In City Vehicles Raises Concerns

ATLANTA (AP) — A plan to install cameras in city-owned vehicles in Atlanta is raising privacy concerns from the workers who will be videotaped. Atlanta officials plan to install 175 cameras in the city vehicles. […]

04/15/2013

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Atlanta Police To Swear In 26 News Officers

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Police Department is set to swear in 26 new officers. The ceremony on Thursday marks the end of 12 weeks of rigorous training at the Atlanta Police Academy. The training […]

03/14/2013

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Atlanta Police Seek More Spanish-Speaking Officers

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Police Department is looking for more Spanish-speaking officers and 911 operators. The department says it needs more Spanish speakers to better serve the diverse community. Chief George Turner says the […]

03/12/2013

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