Gwinnett County Commissioner Shirley Lasseter, her son and a third person pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Atlanta to a scheme to accept bribes in exchange for Lasseter’s influence and vote for a proposed real estate development in her district.
ATLANTA (WAOK)-Bank of America is holding a free, three-day homeowner assistance event in Duluth Thursday, May 3 through Saturday, May 5. The event will take place at the Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, GA 30097 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Mortgage holders will […]
NORCROSS – (WAOK/AJC) – Gwinnett county authorities say a teenager is in a medically induced coma, after he was injured in a car sufing accident on Wednesday. Police say 16 year old Alex Mora and some […]
LAWRENCEVILLE – (WAOK/AJC) Gwinnett County police said Thursday morning that two men stopped overnight in North Carolina are connected to the three men found shot to death at an apartment near Lawrenceville Wednesday night, but are […]
ATLANTA – (AJC/WAOK) Charter school supporters plan a second attempt Wednesday at persuading the Georgia House to approve legislation asking voters to restore the state’s power to approve charter schools. Lobbying has been intense since […]
Police say one of the first clues the Nike shoes might be fake was the logo of Michael Jordan. The former NBA star had too many fingers, an officer wrote in his report.
A high school student was gunned down during a home invasion in the Atlanta suburb of Norcross.
In a recent statement issued by Principal Jose DeJesus, many community leaders and parents still are not satisfied. In fact they still want the teachers responsible fired. Today we had the pleasure of speaking with […]
Nine third-grade math teachers in Gwinnett County, have caused an uproar by giving their students assignments using examples involving slavery and the beating of Fredrick Douglass as analogies for solving math problems, according to multiple […]
Join WAOK’s Derrick Boazman on Wednesday December 28 for a rally against police brutality in Union City. Two weeks ago 19 year old Ariston Waiters was shot in the back twice by police while witnesses say […]