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Hate Crime

Victim and alleged shooter both white; authorities looking into dispute about the victim's mixed-race grandchildren. (Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Mississippi Man Shot 2 Weeks After Cross Burning On His Yard

Dispute was about his mixed-race grandchildren, say authorities.

08/19/2014

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Knockout Game Gaining National Attention

Today on Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques-White, we discussed the brutal new game many teens are beginning to participate in, which has begun to gain national attention from citizens and law enforcement officials alike. This “game” […]

WAOK-AM–11/25/2013

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Grand Jury Indicts Man In Florida Loud Music Shooting

JACKSONVILLE, Fla(AP/WAOK) —A Florida grand jury has indicted a man on a first-degree murder charge in the death of a teenager following an argument over loud music coming from the teen’s car. The Florida Times-Union […]

WAOK-AM–12/14/2012

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A Woman Was Nearly Burned To Death At Park

Police are investigating a possible hate crime of a woman who was set on fire for “allegedly supporting” President Obama. 20-year-old Sharmeka Moffitt is currently in critical condition at LSU Medical Center in Shreveport. She is suffering from 3 degree burns down […]

10/22/2012

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Man Says He “Only Shot A [N-Word]“

A Florida man is being charged for a hate crime after shooting a black man in the face. 59-year-old, Walton Henry Butler, says after he was confronted by 32-year-old Everett Gant for making some racial remarks, […]

08/01/2012

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Two Defendants In Beating Take Plea Deal

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) — Two men accused in the videotaped beating of a gay man on an Atlanta street corner that was captured in a widely viewed video have pleaded guilty to the charges against them […]

WAOK-AM–05/29/2012

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Hate Crime Victim Speaks Out

Brandon White, the young man who was beaten ou side a grocery store for being gay, comes forward during a press conference. He says he plans on pressing charges after his attackers posted the beating on the […]

WAOK-AM–02/09/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: Atlanta Beating Victim Finally Speaks Out

Brandon White, the man seen being beaten in a disturbing video, had a press conference today about the vicious beating he was involved in. To hear the conversation, click the audio links…

WAOK-AM–02/08/2012

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Victim of Beating Speaks Out

ATLANTA (WAOK)-The victim of a vicious beating outside of a neighborhood convenience store on Saturday said he hadn’t planned to report the attack to police, however after learning a video taken of the beating had […]

WAOK-AM–02/08/2012

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Atlanta Gay Community Plans Rally and Vigil After Video Taped Attack

Atlanta,GA.(WAOK)-Atlanta’s local gay community is planning a rally and vigil after an attack on a gay teen was caught on tape. Gay leaders say they are outraged by video footage of the brutal attack by […]

WAOK-AM–02/07/2012

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