corruption

Elaine Boyer

Elaine Boyer Resigns after Being Exposed for Corruption

Dekalb County Commissioner Elaine Boyer, has officially resigned after informing the public that she is being investigated by federal authorities for spending taxpayer money. Reports allege that Boyer charged over 16 thousand dollars in personal […]

WAOK-AM–08/26/2014

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Former DeKalb CEO Vernon Jones Talks To CEO Burrell Ellis 1-On-1

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 […]

WAOK-AM–12/20/2013

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Corruption In The Police Department

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 […]

WAOK-AM–02/12/2013

File photo of a jail cell. (credit: SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawyers: Ex-Lobbyist Linked To Ala. Gambling Corruption Attacked In Prison

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.

12/07/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In Chicago

It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.

11/14/2012

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A Mistrial Declared In John Edwards Trial

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 […]

WAOK-AM–05/31/2012

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Georgia Gets An “F” In Ethics

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 […]

WAOK-AM–03/19/2012

Former Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill Indicted

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 […]

WAOK-AM–01/18/2012

Meet the Candidates for Superintendent of DeKalb County Schools

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, […]

WAOK-AM–03/30/2011

Problems in Prince Georges County

Jack Johnson, Prince George’s county executive, and his wife, Leslie, arrested

11/12/2010

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