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Dekalb DA Robert James Talks with Richey about Former CEO Burrell Ellis

Suspended Dekalb County CEO Burrell Ellis was sentenced serve 18 months in prison after being convicted of perjury and attempted theft by extortion. Ellis was offered a plea deal that would have allowed him to […]

WAOK-AM–07/08/2015

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Defense Grills Plant Manager In Salmonella Trial

A defense attorney grilled a key prosecution witness in the trial of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak.

08/19/2014

Brian Banks #53 of the Atlanta Falcons runs the defense against the Cincinnati Bengals in the fourth quarter at Georgia Dome on Aug. 8, 2013 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Man Who Spent 5 Years In Prison Before Rape Conviction Overturned Makes NFL Debut

A jubilant Brian Banks described his preseason debut with the Atlanta Falcons as “better than any roller-coaster ride you can ever get on.”

08/09/2013

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Court Upholds Murder Conviction In Santa Attack

The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld a murder conviction and life prison sentence for a man accused of fatally attacking a woman while he was dressed as Santa Claus.

01/08/2013

Sheree Murphy

Woman Convicted In Deadly Arson Fire

ATLANTA – (WAOK) A Clayton county jury has convicted a woman for arson and murder, after she set a fire that killed five members of the same family. 45-year old Sheree Dionne “Queenie” Murphy could […]

WAOK-AM–12/13/2011