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Judge Dismisses Former Sheriff’s Lawsuit

ATLANTA – (WAOK/AJC) – A lawsuit filed by former Fulton county sheriff, Richard Lankford has been dsimissed on a technicality. Lankford who once served as sheriff of Fulton county in the 90’s, wanted a run-off […]

WAOK-AM–10/10/2012

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Mom Claims Daughter’s Cellphone Sold With Adult, Child Porn On It

A Georgia family is suing RadioShack and Sprint after claiming there were pornographic images on cellphones they purchased.

10/04/2012

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Patti Labelle Settles Lawsuit

NEW YORK,NY (AP)-R&B diva Patti LaBelle has agreed to pay $100,000 to a Manhattan woman who accused her of hurling curses and water at her and her 18-month-old daughter during a dust-up over parenting in […]

09/05/2012

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Meteorologist Sues Weather Channel For Military Discrimination

Storm clouds are brewing at The Weather Channel after one of its former meteorologists sues the station for military discrimination.

06/05/2012

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$3 Million Judgement In Sex Related Death

Lawrenceville (WAOK/AJC)-According to the AJC, a Gwinnett County jury on Tuesday awarded $3 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit to survivors of a 31-year-old husband and father of two who died while having sex one […]

WAOK-AM–05/30/2012

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Georgia Girl Sues Classmates For Bullying Her On Facebook

When a Georgia middle school student reported to police and school officials that she had been bullied on Facebook, they told her there was not much they could do because the harassment occurred off campus.

05/01/2012

Amid a recent string of crimes involving students around the university, some Georgia Tech students are fighting for the right to carry a concealed handgun on campus. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Gun Rights Group Defends Georgia Self Defense Law

ATLANTA (AP) – A gun rights group wants to defend a federal challenge of Georgia’s controversial self-defense law. The group GeorgiaCarry.org filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit brought this month by civil rights activist Markel […]

WAOK-AM–04/20/2012

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MLK Estate Loses Document Lawsuit

JACKSON, Miss. (AP)— The estate of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is appealing the dismissal of a lawsuit that sought documents and other material from the son of the civil rights leader’s secretary. The […]

WAOK-AM–04/19/2012

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Andrew Breitbart Dead at 43

ATLANTA (WAOK)-The conservative blogger and commentator who became embroiled in controversy over the firing of Shirley Sherrod from the U.S. Department of Agriculture has died. Andrew Breitbart was apparently found in his near his home […]

WAOK-AM–03/01/2012

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Georgia Judge Rejects Attempt To Keep Obama Off Ballot

ATLANTA (AP) A Georgia judge has rejected a complaint that sought to keep President Barack Obama off the state’s ballot for next month’s presidential primary. Deputy Chief Judge Michael Malihi filed his decision Friday. The […]

WAOK-AM–02/03/2012

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