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Police Warn Against Celebratory Holiday Gunfire

Police departments in Atlanta and elsewhere are reminding New Year’s revelers that celebratory gunfire is illegal and could result in jail time or a fine.

12/29/2012

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[Audio] The Mo Ivory Show: What Do Mitt Romney And Ice-T Have In Common?

No it’s not a joke, seriously What does the Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney and controversial “gangster” rapper / Actor Ice-T have in common? They both share the thought that guns didn’t have anything to do […]

WAOK-AM–07/24/2012

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Atlanta Police: 2 Shot In Dispute Over Car Repairs

Atlanta police say two men were injured when an argument over car repairs escalated into gunfire.

07/03/2012

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Sheriff: Ga. Girl Shot As Brother Played With Gun

A Georgia sheriff says an 11-year-old girl was fatally shot by her brother as he was playing with a loaded handgun.

06/02/2012

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Man Arrested For Bringing Gun To Courthouse

Atlanta- Fulton County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man for bringing a loaded gun to the Fulton County Courthouse at 8:40 a.m. today.  29-year-old Preston Tyler Pike of Smyrna, Georgia told deputies that he forgot a […]

WAOK-AM–01/13/2012

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Another Georgia Tech Student Attacked

ATLANTA (AP) – Atlanta police say they are hoping officers wearing plain clothes can prevent robberies of students near the Georgia Tech campus. Atlanta police Maj. Chris Leighty says  that the plainclothes officers are being […]

WAOK-AM–12/06/2011

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Georgia Court to Decide if You Are Allowed to Carry Guns Inside Church

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court is set to consider whether Georgia’s ban on guns in places of worship is constitutional. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta will hear arguments Thursday […]

10/06/2011

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Dekalb Parent Arrested for Pulling Gun at School

ATLANTA (WAOK)-After almost a week of searching, Dekalb County police finally arrested a parent accused of pulling a gun on another parent during an argument on the parking lot of Arabia Mountain High School. Karolyn […]

WAOK-AM–10/01/2011

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Gunplay at Dekalb School

According to the AJC, two parents were involved in a parking lot incident at Arabia Mountain High School early Tuesday, and one of the parents pulled a gun before leaving, the DeKalb school district said. […]

WAOK-AM–09/27/2011

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Thieves Steal 30 Guns In Newton County

Police in Newton County are offering a $5000.00 reward to anyone with information leading to the arrest of four men involved in a robbery at Direct Gold Outlet. The suspects tied up a female clerk and […]

WAOK-AM–02/02/2011

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