Killing

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Church Shooting Suspect Dylann Roof Back In South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina, police say the suspect in the shooting of nine people in a historic black church in Charleston is back in the state.

06/18/2015

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Too Much Truth: Charleston, SC Our Prayers Are With You

On Too Much Truth, we discussed the tragic killing of 9 people at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC. Dylann Roof, a 21 year old white male, has been taken into custody for the […]

WAOK-AM–06/18/2015

FLOWERY BRANCH, GA - MAY 16:  Rookie linebacker Prince Shembo #53 of the Atlanta Falcons runs drills during rookie minicamp at the Atlanta Falcons Training Facility on May 16, 2014 in Flowery Branch, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Falcons’ LB Prince Shembo Charged With Killing Ex-Girlfriend’s Dog; Waived From Team

UPDATE (May 29th, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.): Shembo has been waived by the Falcons. The team issued this statement Friday afternoon: “We are aware of the charges that have been filed against Prince Shembo. We are […]

92.9 The Game–05/29/2015

A man fatally shot a defendant waiting in a small courtyard outside a county courthouse in a historic Mississippi town Monday morning, and a suspect is in custody, law enforcement officials said. (File photo. Getty Images)

North Carolina Community Shocked After Refugee Accused Of Killing 3 Boys With Machete

Police in the quiet coastal town of New Bern, North Carolina have a grisly multiple slaying to investigate, allegedly committed by a neighbor who “speaks very little English, if any,” and doesn’t share the language of his victims, even though they’re all refugees from Myanmar.

03/19/2015

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Slain Couple Known For Charity Work Across The South

Elrey “Bud” Runion and his wife, June, took their charitable efforts all over the South: from storm-damaged Alabama towns and impoverished pockets of West Virginia to a donation center run from their backyard in suburban Atlanta.

01/28/2015

Police Sirens

Police Fear Gunman May Be Targeting Homeless

ATLANTA (AP) — After two men were shot and killed as they slept outside in Atlanta, police say they fear a gunman might be targeting homeless people. The latest killing happened late Tuesday or early […]

11/27/2014

Farewell to Eric Garner dies after police intervention in New York

Keepin’ It Real with Al Sharpton: Policing in Black America

On today’s Hot Button Monday, Reverend Al Sharpton discussed police brutality along with his guest, Dr. Ofari Hutchinson. On August 9th, 17-year old Michael Brown was shot multiple times by a police officer in St. […]

WAOK-AM–08/11/2014

Photo taken by Rob Calloway

Suspect Of Murder In Midtown Found Dead

Atlanta (WAOK) — The Atlanta Police Department are currently investigating a shooting that took place at Norfolk Southern, located at 1230 Peachtree St NE. According to a statement emailed to CBS Radio by Elizabeth Espy, […]

WAOK-AM–11/21/2013

File photo of a cop car with its lights on. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Ga. Man Shot By Police Had Said ‘He Wants To Die’

A 911 recording reveals that before police shot and killed a south Georgia man inside his home, the man’s fiance told a 911 operator he had overturned a refrigerator, broken a TV set and said to family members “he wants to die.”

10/09/2013

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Jamie Foxx Gets Backlash For SNL Monologue

Actor, singer and comedian Jamie Foxx was a special guest on Saturday Night Live last Saturday for the second time. During one of his skits he sang a song that raised a few eyebrows among […]

WAOK-AM–12/10/2012

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