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Former Dekalb Co. Sheriff’s Office Employee Files Suit

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guest was Darling Thompson, a former employee of the Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office. Thompson alleges in a lawsuit that the Sheriff made employees work on his […]

WAOK-AM–07/17/2014

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A Deadly Shooting In Dekalb County

(AP/WAOK) — Police are investigating a deadly shooting in DeKalb County. Authorities say the man was shot in the front yard of his home on Beech Drive off of Memorial Drive during the overnight hours […]

WAOK-AM–07/14/2014

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Too Much Truth – Senseless Violence Claims The Life Of A 9 Month Old Baby

The city of Atlanta is outraged and deeply sadden by the news of a baby getting shot multiple times during a home invasion. The news reports that the police feel that the invasion is related […]

WAOK-AM–05/14/2014

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Rashad Richey Examines Internal Causes of Violence

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guest Denesha Chambers, a licensed Professional Counselor and CEO and Founder of Living Color Red LLC. Denesha Chambers joined Rashad and the Real Talk audience in […]

WAOK-AM–05/14/2014

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Body Of Young Man Found At Elementary School

Police in DeKalb County are investigating after a young man’s body was found at an elementary school.

04/07/2014

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911 Operator Gets Emergency Call About Father 4 Hours Into First Shift

A 911 operator in DeKalb County received an emergency call about her father in her first shift working alone.

04/03/2014

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DeKalb County Teachers Contract Has Liquidation Clause

(Atlanta) — Some DeKalb County school teachers are outraged by their employment contracts for next year. DeKalb County teachers have to sign their contracts by Thursday to remain in the classroom next year – but […]

WAOK-AM–04/03/2014

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DeKalb Man Arrested On Child Porn Charges

AJC- A DeKalb County man was arrested early Tuesday morning in connection with a child pornography sting. Selvin Haroldo Ortiz-Luna, 34, was charged with child exploitation. “Our Internet Crimes Against Children unit had been engaged […]

WAOK-AM–04/02/2014

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County Launching Emergency Information Program

DeKalb County is launching a program that would give residents a chance to create a profile emergency responders could use to quickly gather details about the caller.

02/27/2014

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DeKalb County Jail Doing Away With Face-To-Face Visitation

Atlanta-(WAOK) The DeKalb County jail has come up with a new system for inmates to have outside communication with their families and friends. The jail will be using video visitation versus face-to-face. All visitors will […]

WAOK-AM–01/20/2014

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