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Tyler Perry Racially Profiled?

ATLANTA (WAOK)-It seems everyone can connect in some way to the Trayvon Martin case, even movie mogul, and philanthropist Tyler Perry. Perry sent out an email blast to his supporters over the weekend describing a […]

WAOK-AM–04/02/2012

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Atlanta Police Officer Found Dead

ATLANTA (AJC/WAOK)-An off-duty Atlanta police officer found shot to death at a Riverdale apartment complex Friday night was the victim of an apparent suicide, Clayton County police said Saturday. The officer was identified as Michael […]

WAOK-AM–02/25/2012

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Atlanta Officer Killed During Traffic Stop

ATLANTA (AJC/WAOK)-A veteran female Atlanta police officer was struck by a vehicle and killed just north of the Downtown Connector late Tuesday night, APD Chief George Turner said. The officer who was killed has been […]

WAOK-AM–01/25/2012

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No ID Yet Of Woman’s Body Found In S.E. Atlanta

ATLANTA (AJC/WAOK)-There is still no positive identification of the body of a black woman found in southeast Atlanta on Monday afternoon. The Fulton County medical examiner’s office says it will have to use dental records […]

WAOK-AM–01/24/2012

An Atlanta teen texted that she was in a hostage situation early Thursday, resulting in Atlanta Police to call in the SWAT team for what seemed to be a hostage situation. (credit: JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Teen Texts Lie Of Hostage Situation

An Atlanta teen who texted ‘wolf’ about being held hostage by “several Asian males armed with multiple shotguns” faces a slew of charges for her exaggerated texts – messages that caused Atlanta SWAT to arrive to the scene of what was thought to be a hostage situation.

12/29/2011

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More Occupy Atlanta Arrests

Atlanta (WAOK)-Occupy Atlanta kept their promise to re-occupy Woodruff Park on Saturday and Mayor Kasim Reed kept his promise to arrest anyone who remained in the park after the 11 pm closing time. During the […]

WAOK-AM–11/06/2011

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Occupy Atlanta Protesters Leave Jail Must Find A New Location

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-One by one, arrested Occupy Atlanta protesters began leaving the Atlanta City Jail Wednesday afternoon. The protesters began walking out of the jail around 2:30 p.m. and were greeted by a cheering group of […]

WAOK-AM–10/26/2011

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Hair Weave Thieves Strike Again But Get Caught

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-It happened again. Another daring smash and grab robbery where thieves targeted expensive hair weave extensions worth thousands of dollars happened early Saturday morning in Buckhead. This time, however, the suspects ended up in […]

WAOK-AM–10/16/2011

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Another Atlanta Eagle Club Lawsuit Expected

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC)-After settling a first lawsuit by paying plaintiffs $1.2 million, a second lawsuit focused on police actions during a 2009 raid of a Midtown gay bar is expected to be filed by other men who also want […]

WAOK-AM–09/06/2011

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Suspicious Package Shuts Down Midtown

ATLANTA (WAOK)-It was definitely an interesting start to work on Tuesday morning for all of the employees at WAOK and our sister stations V-103 and Dave-FM. Traffic report Crash Clark informed everyone that the area […]

WAOK-AM–08/23/2011

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