cw69 92-9thegame-vertical2 waok

Government

File photo of a police cruiser with its lights on. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Man That Killed 2-Year-Old Boy Fled The Country To El Salvador

Authorities say a Salvadoran man wanted in a crash that killed a 2-year-old Georgia boy has fled the country.

04/11/2014

File photo of handcuffs. (Picture by: Rafe Swan/Getty Images)

Ga. Men Accused In Plot To Buy Bombs to Attack Government

Three north Georgia men are accused of trying to buy explosives that authorities say they planned to use to attack government targets.

02/21/2014

200408737-001

The Sidney Wood Show (Aired 12/28/2013): Listener Appreciation Saturday Edition

On today’s show, Sidney invited several dedicated listeners into the studio to discuss various topics of their own choice. This delightful conversation went from President Obama’s ‘letter grade’ to the role of the ‘black woman’. […]

WAOK-AM–01/01/2014

A 37-year-old Georgia man is facing reckless conduct charges after allegedly burning his wife in a gas station video that has gone viral. (Getty Images)

Former Atlanta Teacher Sentenced To 14 Years In Prison

Atlanta (WAOK) — Former Atlanta Public School Teacher Rashella Reed, 41, was sentenced on Wednesday to 14 years in prison for her role in the trafficking of over $8 million in governmental benefits by United […]

WAOK-AM–11/12/2013

Allentown Gym Provides Haven For Disadvantaged Urban Youth

New Measure Places Poverty Rate At 1 to 6

Washington (WAOK/AP) — A new measure designed to provide a large spectrum of who poverty is affecting and how many are being affected has found that over 3 million more people are being affected by […]

WAOK-AM–11/07/2013

(Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Government Shutdown: What Is Open And Closed In Georgia?

ATLANTA (WAOK/FOX 5) — With the government shutdown underway, many American citizens and workers are already feeling the effects of it. Here is a look at what is open and closed during the shutdown. AIR […]

WAOK-AM–10/02/2013

Capital

What the Government Shutdown Means for Georgains

On PowerTalk with Mrs. Lorraine Jacques-White Federal workers in Atlanta to be furloughed. The government shutdown could possibly affect as many as 2,000 members of the Georgia National Guard. Many of the 15,000 members are […]

WAOK-AM–10/01/2013

File photo of guns. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Conflict Over Gun Rights Exposes Political Gap

ATLANTA (AP) — A push to expand gun owners’ rights in Georgia has exposed a political gap between the long-powerful National Rifle Association and a more strident group seeking to expand where people can carry […]

03/17/2013

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Georgia Men Convicted In US Treasury Embezzlement

Authorities say two Albany men have been convicted of embezzlement of government property and aggravated identity theft.

01/14/2013

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

91-Year-Old Ala. Mayor Admits To $201K Theft

A 91-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to stealing $201,000 from the south Alabama town where she was mayor for three decades.

10/11/2012

more