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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

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

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

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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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Reese Witherspoon Charged With Disorderly Conduct

Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge after a state trooper said she wouldn’t stay in the car while her husband was given a field sobriety test in Atlanta.

04/21/2013

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Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White, Fulton County District Attorney has brought up racketeer charges against teachers involved in the APS cheating scandal. Do you think they deserve jail time for cheating on test? […]

WAOK-AM–03/26/2013

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Arrested After Crack ‘Cookie’ Found In Privates

A local woman is facing multiple charges after crack cocaine “cookies” were found in her genitals during a body cavity search.

03/25/2013

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Gospel News: Michael Winans Sentenced!

Have you heard? Michael Winans Jr. of the famous singing Winans Family has been sentence to nearly 14 years in prison for an 8 million dollar financial scam. He sold worthless oil bonds, and many […]

WAOK-AM–03/03/2013

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Ala. Police Jail Released Killer In New Slaying

Police have charged a 25-year-old Birmingham man with murder in a fatal shooting just a few months after the suspect was released from prison on a prior manslaughter conviction.

03/02/2013

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