ATLANTA (WAOK)-This morning with guest host Vernon Jones, WAOK broke historic ground with the first interview between former DeKalb CEO Jones and embattled suspended DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis. Ellis was indicted by a DeKalb grand jury […]
Breaking news out of Atlanta today as 10 police officers were arrested for corruption charges. They are being accused of taking money from street gangs in exchange for protection during drug deals and other illegal activities. They would […]
Lawyers for a former lobbyist convicted for his role in Alabama’s gambling corruption case say he’s been attacked while serving his sentence behind bars.
It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Ex-presidential candidate John Edwards thanked jurors and his family after a mistrial was declared in his campaign corruption trial and says he is responsible for his sins. Edwards speaking on the courthouse steps on […]
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A nationwide study finds state governments lack transparency and accountability to citizens, and remain at high risk for corruption. In the ranking, not a single state received an A from […]
CLAYTON, Co (WAOK/AJC)-Former Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill has been indicted for crimes he allegedly committed while in office. Hill was indicted on 37 counts, including racketeering. He turned himself in after he was formally indicted. While […]
The Dekalb County Board of Education is looking for a permanent superintendent for the DeKalb County School System. The search has been narrowed down to three candidates: Dr. Gloria Davis, Superintendent of Decatur (Illinois) Public Schools, Arthur R. Culver, […]
Jack Johnson, Prince George’s county executive, and his wife, Leslie, arrested
Former Atlanta Police Officer admits he was paid to protect drug dealers. Now prosecutors say he could get several years behind bars.