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Former NBA Star Indicted In Drive-By Murder

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Murder and gang charges have been filed against former Georgia Tech and NBA basketball star Javaris Crittenton. Police say Crittenton, 25, is charged in the murder of a young Atlanta mother as part of […]

WAOK-AM–04/03/2013

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Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

MARTA Authorities Meet With Lawmakers

ATLANTA (WAOK)- State lawmakers met with MARTA officials Dr. Beverly Scott and Police Chief Wanda Dunham. MARTA is being questioned about its safety after a gang attacked two Delta employees last month. Passengers on the train […]

WAOK-AM–05/04/2011

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The Atlanta Gang Problem

The recent conviction of a member of the “30 Deep Gang” on murder and armed robbery charges has highlighted the gang problem in Atlanta. Gang crime and violence is so pervasive in the city, Fulton […]

WAOK-AM–03/22/2011

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