Child Abuse

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How We Discipline Our Children

Years ago corporal punishment was used as the primary means of disciplining children. However, as time has passed many parents and have selected alternate means to discipline their child, such as time out, rather than […]

WAOK-AM–09/17/2014

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Keepin’ It Real with Al Sharpton: “What Is the Proper Way of Spanking?”

On today’s show, Reverend Al Sharpton discussed the controversy surrounding Adrian Peterson’s child abuse allegations. The Minnesota Vikings running back came under fire for allegedly spanking his 4-year-old son with a switch. Peterson claims he […]

WAOK-AM–09/16/2014

Summer TCA Tour - Day 4

Roland Martin: Do You Believe In Spanking Your Child?

Over the weekend, an NFL player has made national headline news on a topic which will always have a constant divide. Minnesota Vikings starting running back, Adrian Peterson, was indicted on negligent injury to a […]

WAOK-AM–09/15/2014

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Autistic Child Caged To Control Behavior

(AP/WAOK) — An 11-year-old autistic boy who police suspect was kept in a cage has been removed from a Southern California home, and his parents have been arrested. Anaheim Police Lt. Bob Dunn says a […]

WAOK-AM–07/02/2014

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Georgia State University Launches Child Abuse Helpline

Georgia State University officials say the school’s Center for Healthy Development has relaunched a free child abuse helpline.

02/28/2014

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43 Child Sex Charges Filed Against Ex-UGA Employee

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — Jeffrey Wall Delk of Clarke County, Georgia was charged Tuesday with 43 counts of child sexual exploitation according to the Athens-Clarke County Police Department. Delk, 51, was arrested after a search warrant […]

WAOK-AM–11/28/2013

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Mother Arrested On Child Cruelty Charges

Atlanta (WAOK/CBS ATLANTA) – Vivian White from the Lithonia area of Atlanta was arrested on charges of second-degree cruelty to children Tuesday after her child was rushed to a local hospital. According to Dekalb County […]

WAOK-AM–10/31/2013

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VOICE Today Hosts 3rd Annual Prayer Breakfast

VOICE Today will be holding their 3rd Annual Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, October 26 from 8:30 am – 11 am at the Johnson Ferry Baptist Church Magnolia Room located at Johnson Ferry Road Marietta, GA. […]

WAOK-AM–10/01/2013

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Mom And Boyfriend Beat Toddler With Stick

DOUGLASVILLE, GA (CBS ATL/WAOK) – Douglasville police said two people brutally beat a 3-year-old boy. Suzi Elie and Chad Pierre-Louis are accused of beating Elie’s 3-year-old son with a stick. “It was a stick from […]

WAOK-AM–07/17/2012

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