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High School Football Player Dies After Drinking Too Many Fluids During Practice

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia high school football player is dead after drinking too much fluid during practice. Relatives of 17-year-old Zyrees Oliver had him removed from life support early Monday in a hospital in […]


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Bobby Tillmans Family (BFAM Inc) present the 4th Annual Youth Against Violence winter clothing drive Saturday December 14th, 2013 from 1pm- to 6pm. Enjoy Music, Free Food and holiday cheer at Douglasville police station community […]


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Is That Even Legal?

On Power Talk with Lorriane Jacques- White we talked about the Douglasville police officer claims he was fired in retaliation for complaining about documents from an email that stated police were to pull over cars containing multiple minorities […]


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Last Two Defendants In Bobby Tillman Death Sentenced To Life

DOUGLASVILLE, GA (WAOK/AJC)-More closure today for the mother of Bobby Tillman, the young man who was beaten to death in 2010 after a house party in  Douglasville. The last of two young men convicted of […]


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Tracen Franklin Found Guilty In Tillman Murder

DOUGLASVILLE -  One of four teens charged in the beating death of 18 year old Bobby Tillman,  has been found guilty.   Tracen Franklin is the first of the defendants to stand trial in the bullying […]


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Testimony Underway In Tillman Murder Trial

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. —(AJC/WAOK)-Testimony is underway in the case against Tracen Franklin, one of the four suspects charged in the beating death of Bobby Tillman. One of the teenaged girls who threw the fateful house party […]


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Jury Selection Monday In Death Of Bobby Tillman

Douglasville, Ga (WAOK/AJC)-One year and nine months after the death of Bobby Tillman prosecutors and defense attorneys will begin sorting through almost 300 potential Douglas County jurors Monday morning in search of 12 who can […]


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Mom And Boyfriend Beat Toddler With Stick

DOUGLASVILLE, GA (CBS ATL/WAOK) – Douglasville police said two people brutally beat a 3-year-old boy. Suzi Elie and Chad Pierre-Louis are accused of beating Elie’s 3-year-old son with a stick. “It was a stick from […]


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Suspect In Douglasville Beating To Appear In Court

DOUGLASVILLE,GA(CBS ATL/WAOK) One of the four teens charged in the beating death of a Douglas County teenager will be in court this week. Tracen Franklin one of the four men charged in the fatal beating […]


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Douglasville Voters Get A Chance To Decide On Sunday Alcohol Sales

DOUGLASVILLE, GA. (WAOK)-Voters in Douglasville will get a chance to decide if they want Sunday sales of alcohol. Monday night, the Douglasville city council voted unanimously to overturn Mayor Harvey Persons’ veto that had blocked […]




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