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Police In Valdosta Search For Information In Death Of Freshman Student From Gwinnett County

ATLANTA (AP/AJC) — Police at Valdosta State University have concluded that a 17-year-old found dead on campus was murdered. Authorities initially did not declare foul play after Jasmine Benjamin was found dead around noon last […]


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Dekalb Police Charge 13 Year Old In Toddler’s Death

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Police in DeKalb County have charged a 13-year-old girl in the stabbing death of her 2-year-old sister. Mekka Parish, a police spokeswoman, said Tuesday Sasha Ray, the young girl, was stabbed multiple […]


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Video Released Of Suspect In West End Murder

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Atlanta Police are hoping for a break in the case of the murder of a businessman whose body was found outside of his home on Gordon Street in the West End. Atlanta Police say […]


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Police In Ga. Unearth Human Remains In Concrete

Twin brothers were arrested after investigators unearthed a body in a plastic container, encased in concrete and buried in the yard of a northeast Georgia home, and authorities believe the remains may belong to a missing Florida man.


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Atlanta Police Looking For Robbers

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Atlanta police are looking for the public’s help in finding a couple who may have robbed two men at gunpoint  in Buckhead. Police say one man said stated a little after 10PM he […]


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Opinion: President Obama Finally Comments On Hometown’s Murders

After months of criticism and complaining President Obama finally reacts to the horrific crime rate and record-breaking murder rate in Chicago.


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Opinion: Obama Fails To Address Black America’s Disappointments With His Presidency

Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.


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Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.


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Home Invasion Suspects Shot By Home Owner

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Two home invasion suspects picked the wrong house to break into on Friday. Atlanta police say just before 11:00am officers responded to multiple calls of shots fired and a person shot in the area […]


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Atlanta Mayors Weigh In On Colorado Shooting

ATLANTA (WAOK)-While all eyes around the nation are focused on Aurora Colorado and the shooting of 71 people in a movie theater, Atlanta Mayor’s past and present weighed in on the tragedy and how it […]