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Rashad Richey Asks: What If Bernice King Disobeyed The Court Order?

In light of recent developments with the King children saga, I can’t help but wonder what would have happened if things had unfolded a little differently. What if Dr. Bernice King stuck to her guns […]

WAOK-AM–03/10/2014

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Father Arrested For Leaving 3 Kids Alone In Home

Authorities in Henderson County have arrested a man who they say left a 3-year-old, a 17-month-old and a seven-month-old alone in his home.

12/21/2013

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Two Georgia Men Accused Of Selling Fake Tickets To LSU-Alabama Game

Police say two Georgia men are accused of selling fake tickets to the LSU-Alabama football game in Tuscaloosa last weekend.

11/13/2013

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Father Who Encouraged Daughter To Fight In Video Posted To YouTube Sentenced

A man who was recorded encouraging his 12-year-old daughter to fight a 14-year-old girl in a video that was uploaded to YouTube has been sentenced to 24 months in jail.

10/15/2013

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Ga. Jailer Sentenced For Stealing From Inmate

A Cobb County judge has sentenced a former City of Smyrna jailer to 10 years in prison for stealing $600 from a jail inmate.

09/12/2013

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Mother Of Slain Inmate Sues Prison Officials

The mother of a Georgia inmate killed during a fight in a prison cell sued in federal court Wednesday, accusing prison officials of violating her son’s civil rights.

09/04/2013

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Search Underway For Inmate Accused Of Escape

Authorities in are searching for an inmate they say escaped from a jail in south Georgia.

09/04/2013

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Russell County Jail Tries E-Cigarettes

Inmates at the Russell County Jail in Phenix City are now able to buy electronic cigarettes.

08/11/2013

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Georgia Man Jailed For Calling 911 On McDonald’s Worker

ALBANY, Ga. (AP/WAOK) — A south Georgia man who spent a night in jail after calling police on a McDonald’s employee says he didn’t know he was abusing the emergency communications system. Lorenzo Riggins said on Wednesday […]

WAOK-AM–08/02/2013

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Ala. Man Accused Of Robbing Bank Waits For Police

Police in one Alabama city didn’t have to go far to find a man suspected of robbing a bank: He was sitting on a bench in the shade of the bank’s awning.

07/09/2013

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