Decatur

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Navy Yard Shooting Suspect Was Cited In Georgia

Court records show that a former Navy reservist who police say gunned down 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard was thrown out of a metro Atlanta nightclub five years ago and cited for disorderly conduct.

09/17/2013

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Brother: Ga. School Shooter Changed As A Teen

The 20-year-old man who police say went to an Atlanta-area school heavily armed and exchanged gunfire with officers before surrendering was a normal kid growing up, but began to change as a teenager and engage in behavior that was threatening to others, his brother said.

08/23/2013

photo by Jean Ross WAOK-AM

School Employee Helped Avert Tragedy In Standoff

The 911 tapes from a frightening standoff and shooting at an Atlanta-area school show how a school employee’s calm demeanor and kind approach helped end the ordeal without any injuries.

08/22/2013

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Parents Wait, Worry After Ga. School Shooting

Rufus Morrow was at work when he got a phone call with the worst news he could imagine: Shots fired at his daughter’s elementary school. He drove “about 90 mph” to Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy where 800 or so students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade had been evacuated Tuesday in an Atlanta suburb.

08/21/2013

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20-Year-Old Charged In Ga. School Shooting

A man with an assault rifle and other weapons exchanged gunfire with officers Tuesday at an Atlanta-area elementary school before surrendering, a police chief said, with dramatic overhead television footage capturing the young students racing out of the building, being escorted by teachers and police to safety. No one was injured.

08/20/2013

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Girl Catches Baby Dropped From Burning Apartment

As fire engulfed their apartment building, a 10-year-old Georgia girl stood beneath a second-story window and caught a newborn dropped to safety by its desperate mother.

07/26/2013

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President Obama Headed To Atlanta Area to Discuss Early Childhood Education

President Barack Obama is heading to Georgia and is expected to visit an early childhood learning center in the Atlanta area.

02/14/2013

Rev. Marlin Harris

Sunday Morning Prasie Pastor Of The Week Goes To…..Rev. Marlin Harris Of New Life Church In Decatur

This week, we at V-103 and WAOK are proud to salute Rev. Marlin Harris as our Pastor of the Week. On this day, Rev. Harris is celebrating his 30th year in ministry and his 17th […]

WAOK-AM–10/14/2012

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Alleged Gambling Operation Investigated In Georgia

Authorities on Tuesday raided seven long-distance calling card stores that prosecutors said were fronts for illegal Internet gambling cafes.

03/14/2012

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Decatur Residents Protest Opening Of New Walmart

Dozens of residents of Decatur are protesting plans to open a Walmart near the city’s downtown square.

03/11/2012

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