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Baton Bob dances on a sidewalk in Midtown (Credit: Jean Ross/CBS Local)

City Is Set To Offer Baton Bob $20,000 To Settle Federal Lawsuit

When 62-year-old Bob Jamerson was arrested outside Colony Square in Midtown on June 26, 2013, it began a saga that would see a federal lawsuit brought and a police officer quit the force. The long, […]

WAOK-AM–05/13/2015

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Georgia Police Kill Woman Who Fired At Them From Inside Patrol Car

Police officers in Atlanta fatally shot a woman who first fired at them while sitting in the back of a patrol car Thursday, authorities said.

04/30/2015

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Mayor Kasim Reed Talks: Police Body Cameras

ATANATA, GA (WAOK)- In the wake of unarmed black males shot and killed by police officers recently, we posed the question of the use of body cameras by Atlanta Police officers. The question, if they […]

WAOK-AM–04/23/2015

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UPDATE: Missing 16-Year-Old Found Safe

UPDATE: 3:41 p.m. Janie Ivory has been found safe. She is in the process of being reunited with her family. Atlanta Police had been searching for Janie Ivory since Thursday. Atlanta Police say that Ivory, who is […]

WAOK-AM–03/14/2015

Arrest Made In Killings Of Two Homeless People, 3rd Person

Aeman Lovel Presley, 34, has been charged with murder in the shooting deaths of two homeless men in downtown Atlanta in late November.

12/12/2014

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Atlanta Cops Gone Wild

With the recent police involved deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson Missouri and Eric Garner in New York, talk around the nation is now focused on the actions of police which some say represent over zealous […]

WAOK-AM–09/08/2014

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Suspect Of Murder In Midtown Found Dead

Atlanta (WAOK) — The Atlanta Police Department are currently investigating a shooting that took place at Norfolk Southern, located at 1230 Peachtree St NE. According to a statement emailed to CBS Radio by Elizabeth Espy, […]

WAOK-AM–11/21/2013

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Atlanta Police To Host Citizens Police Academy

Atlanta police are looking for members of the public to participate in their Citizens Police Academy.

08/18/2013

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Questions Asked About City Pension Fund

ATLANTA (AP) — The financial adviser managing Atlanta’s three pension systems says the city investing in a fund that was created by his own firm isn’t a conflict of interest. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Sunday […]

WAOK-AM–07/29/2013

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More Police In Atlanta Schools

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta school board has approved having at least one full-time Atlanta Police Department officer patrolling the halls of every middle school and high school. Deputy Superintendent Larry Hoskins told the Atlanta […]

WAOK-AM–07/07/2013

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