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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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Reward Offered for Information in Atlanta Officer Assault

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Crime Stoppers Atlanta has increased its usual $2,000  reward to $5,000 for the arrest and indictment of Khalif Edwards, the man wanted  in connection with the assault on Atlanta Police Investigator Patrick Apoian.  Edwards is wanted […]

WAOK-AM–07/24/2011

Former Police Officer Gets 2 Years in Prison

Atlanta (WAOK)-A former Atlanta police officer will spend two years in prison after forcing a woman to have sex with him while he was on duty. Kevin Head, 32, pleaded guilty Monday to charges of […]

WAOK-AM–05/17/2011

Deadly Weekend

Atlanta (WAOK)-Atlanta Metro police were definitely busy over Mother’s Day weekend investigating 15 shootings yjay ended in eight deaths.  One of the most talked about cases involved a pastor of a church in Mechanicsville who was arrested for shooting […]

WAOK-AM–05/10/2011

Toddler Found Wandering the Street

A Southwest Atlanta woman was arrested Wednesday after Atlanta police say she allegedly left her four-year-old son home alone when she went to work overnight. Christina Maroni has been charged with reckless conduct. Neighbor, Twana Collier, says the […]

WAOK-AM–04/14/2011

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Atlanta Police Missing Their Targets

Some Atlanta Police officers are having a problem executing an essential part of their job description….firing their weapon. Atlanta Police officers must pass a firearms qualification test, but some of them have not achieved the minimum score. […]

WAOK-AM–01/20/2011

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