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Troy Davis Funeral Service Saturday

Atlanta (WAOK)- Family members of Troy Davis have announced funeral plans for this Saturday. Davis will be buried on Saturday, October 1, 2011 following funeral services at 11 a.m. at Jonesville Baptist Church on Montgomery Street in […]

WAOK-AM–09/28/2011

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Rainbow Push Holds Town Hall Meeting

Atlanta (WAOK)- Rainbow PUSH officials will hold a town hall meeting to help you cope in tough times on Thursday, September 22 from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm at the Atlanta Life Building, 100 Auburn […]

WAOK-AM–09/20/2011

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Troy Davis Clemency Request Denied

Atlanta (WAOK)- The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles has denied the request for clemency for Troy Davis. Davis is now scheduled to die by lethal injection at the state prison in Jackson on Wednesday, […]

WAOK-AM–09/20/2011

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Troy Davis Rally

Atlanta (WAOK)-About 5 thousand supporters of Troy Anthony Davis marched from Woodruff Park to Ebenezer Baptist Church on Friday to show support for the death row inmate’s request for clemency. Speakers included Rev. Al Sharpton […]

WAOK-AM–09/17/2011

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Congressmen Ask For Clemency For Troy Davis

Atlanta (WAOK)-Four Georgia members of Congress have asked the state Board of Pardons and Paroles to grant clemency for Troy Davis.  Davis is scheduled to face execution September 21 for the 1989 killing of off-duty Savannah Police […]

WAOK-AM–09/12/2011

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Execution Date Set for Troy Davis

Atlanta (WAOK)-The long road of appeals may be coming to end for Troy Anthony Davis. A Chatham County judge on Tuesday signed a death warrant for Davis, who was convicted of killing a Savannah police […]

WAOK-AM–09/07/2011

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Amnesty International Releases Video Series on Troy Davis Case

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Amnesty International USA has released a video series analyzing fundamental flaws in the credibility of the case against Georgia death row prisoner Troy Davis.  Designed to support grassroots efforts for Davis,  A Life in the […]

WAOK-AM–08/27/2011

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Life Without Parole for Boxer’s Murder

ATLANTA (WAOK)-A Fulton County jury Thursday found 22 year old DeMario Ware guilty of felony murder in the shooting death of former world boxing champion Vernon Forrest. Ware was sentenced to life without parole on […]

WAOK-AM–08/19/2011

Celebrity Activist Suzanne "Africa" Engo Featured Speaker At The United Nations Celebration Of Africa Day And International Year For People Of African Descent

Reverend Jackson Joins Supporters of Troy Davis

ATLANTA (WAOK) – Reverend Jesse Jackson is meeting with Georgia pardons officials to discuss the case against Troy Davis. Davis faces the death penalty after being charged for the 1989 slaying of off-duty Savannah police […]

WAOK-AM–06/08/2011

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Bobby Tillman Suspects Told Plead Guilty Or Else……

The teens involved in the murder of Bobby Tillman could face the death penalty. Douglas County DA David McDade has said that the young men have been given 90 days to plead guilty or let […]

WAOK-AM–03/10/2011

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