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Police: Man Threw Chainsaws During High Speed Chase

Demopolis police officers say a robbery suspect threw chainsaws at them while they chased the suspect during a getaway Thursday morning.


Baseball legend and Hall of Famer Hank Aaron attends the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony at Clark Sports Center during on July 27, 2014 in Cooperstown, N.Y. (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Man Receives 50-Year Sentence For Burglarizing Hank Aaron’s Home

ATLANTA (AP) — A man accused of burglarizing the Atlanta home of baseball legend Hank Aaron has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Fulton County District Attorney’s spokeswoman Yvette Jones said in a statement Monday […]


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Police Look For Waffle House Robbers

OAKWOOD, Ga. (AP) — Gwinnett County police say they are looking for four people who have been orchestrating elaborate burglaries at Waffle House restaurants. They have cost Waffle House restaurants more than $7,000 since May. […]


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GBI Investigates Clayton County Police In Death Of 13 Year Old Suspect

JONESBORO, Ga. (AP/WAOK) — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating a Clayton County police officer after he shot and killed a 13-year-old boy while responding to a burglary. The shooting of Trevion Davis, of […]


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Clayton County Officer Shoots Burglary Suspect

JONESBORO – (WAOK/AJC)  –  A Clayton county officer is now on leave,  after he shot a burglary suspect Wednesday,   during what he said was a break in on Bonanza Church Road in Jonesboro.   […]


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Atlanta Police Arrest Two Men Attempting To Steal Toys For Needy Kids

ATLANTA (WAOK)-A call from an alert employee at Hosea Feed the Hungry Charity Sunday morning foiled a plot by two men to steal Christmas from needy children. Atlanta police say officers were dispatched to a […]


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Cops: Burglars Caught Napping After Breaking Into Home

Two Gainesville burglars were caught sleeping on the job.


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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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Burglary Call Ends in Marijuana Arrest

CLAYTONCOUNTY, GA (CBSATLANTA) -Police in Clayton County made two arrests and seized an SUV, marijuana, and cash during a burglary call on Tuesday. Melvin Lewis Jr.and Miayiaki Lanee High were arrested and charged with possession of […]


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Hair Weave Thieves Strike AGAIN

ATLANTA (WAOK)-It’s beginning to sound like a broken record. Hair weave thieves have struck again! This time  burglars smashed their way into Lexi’s Beauty Supply in the 500 block of Ponce de Leon Avenue this […]