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Georgia Gets An “F” In Ethics

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A nationwide study finds state governments lack transparency and accountability to citizens, and remain at high risk for corruption. In the ranking, not a single state received an A from […]

WAOK-AM–03/19/2012

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Internal Investigation Finds Officer At Fault In Rivera Case

ATLANTA- (WAOK) An internal investigation into how several Cherokee county sheriff’s deputies handled the murder case of 7-year old Jorelys Rivera, concludes one of the officers was at fault, while another was not. The report […]

WAOK-AM–12/21/2011

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Morrow Police Chief Jailed for DUI

JONESBORO,Ga (AP)-Authorities say a Georgia police chief has been arrested and is facing a charge of driving under the influence. A police sergeant noticed a motorist asleep at the wheel while stopped at the intersection […]

WAOK-AM–11/19/2011

Wildfire Consumes Over 17,000 Acres North Of Los Angeles

Elderly Siblings Found Dead In Church Parking Lot

GWINNETT Co(WAOK)-Gwinnett County Police are calling the death of two elderly members outside the First Baptist Church of Grayson, a murder-suicide. Police say 76-year-old Clarence Porter fatally shot his sister, Avis M. Whitley, 85, in […]

WAOK-AM–10/24/2011

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New Birth Laptops Seized by Secret Service

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-Bishop Eddie Long is in the midst of more legal trouble. On Wednesday, ten members of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia sued the pastor, the church, three investment companies and others […]

WAOK-AM–10/23/2011

Confession Made About CRCT Cheating Scandal

ATLANTA (WAOK)-  Superintendent Beverly Hall made a video confession. The outgoing superintendent confessed to district employees that cheating did occur during the 2009 CRCT test. The state noticed an increase in the number of erasures on test […]

WAOK-AM–05/31/2011

Thieves Break Into Over 36 Dekalb County Police Cruisers

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Police in Dekalb are trying to figure out how thieves broke into 36 police cruisers. The cars were parked in the Dekalb maintenance yard. When a worker arrived last Friday, he found that the […]

WAOK-AM–05/05/2011

Officer Kills Gwinnett Man, Family Suspicious

ATLANTA (WAOK) A Gwinnett County Officer has been placed on paid leave after he shot and killed a suspect Wednesday night. The incident happened outside of the JSD Apartments near Jimmy Carter Boulevard. According to […]

WAOK-AM–04/07/2011

Search Continues For Suspect, As Family And Friends Remember Pastor Derek Moses

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Hundreds of friends and family gathered at Providence Missionary Baptist Church over the weekend to remember Pastor Derek Moses. Moses was shot last week at his business on Cascade Road. The message at the memorial […]

WAOK-AM–04/04/2011

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Fourth Graders Hospitalized After Snorting Cocaine

A fourth grader at Thomson Elementary School in Northwest D.C could be charged with drug possession. According to reports the student brought cocaine into the classroom and shared it with other students. Some of the children swallowed […]

WAOK-AM–03/18/2011

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