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Bounkham Phonesavanh, also known as Baby Bou Bou, was 18-months old when a flash-bang grenade landed in his crib critically injuring him. (Courtesy of the Phonesavanh family)

Deputy Sheriff Charged In Grenade Incident That Injured Baby Bou Bou

A former Habersham County Sheriff’s Deputy is charged in the 2014 incident that left a toddler critically injured. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Atlanta, 29 year old Nikki Autry has been indicted by […]

WAOK-AM–07/22/2015

File photo of a person walking in handcuffs. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Son Beaten At Stonecrest Mall: Mother Wants Banned Security Guards Arrested

Charvella Hamm says that her son is undergoing therapy because of the beating he sustained at Stonecrest Mall in Lithonia on Saturday, June 27. The 15 year old, whose name is being withheld because of […]

WAOK-AM–07/06/2015

(Listen below) Outside GBI headquarters in Decatur, Felicia Thomas, mother of the slain Nicholas Thomas, points to a witness photograph in which Smyrna police officer Kenneth Owens is seen standing behind a pickup truck prior to opening fire on Thomas. She says that's an indication that Owens was not in fear for his life as he claimed. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Smyrna Cop Shot Nicholas Thomas In The Back: Family Accuses Police Of A Cover Up

On this Father’s Day, Huey Thomas is without one of his sons. On March 24, 2015, 23 year old Nicholas Thomas was shot and killed by Smyrna police officer Kenneth Owens. The officer claimed that […]

WAOK-AM–06/21/2015

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[VIDEO] Emmett Till And Leroy Holloway: Their Families Are Still Seeking Justice

  Deborah Watts and Janice Cameron talked with CBS Radio Atlanta’s Maria Boynton during the recent Syracuse University Cold Case Justice Initiative Program held at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta. […]

WAOK-AM–06/09/2015

Law Students with the Syracuse University Cold Case Initiative are in Atlanta researching civil rights era unsolved murders (Courtesy: Scott McDowell, Cold Case Justice Initiative at Syracuse University's College of Law)

Cold Case Justice Initiative Researches Unsolved Civil Rights Era Murders In Atlanta

This summer a group of students from the Cold Case Justice Initiative at Syracuse University will be working in Atlanta. They’ll be researching Civil Rights era murders. The kickoff program was held on Saturday, May […]

WAOK-AM–06/05/2015

(Participants at a prayer vigil for Baby Bou Bou in March 2015. Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Baby Bou Bou Supporters Ask Feds For Answers As Anniversary Nears

The federal investigation concerning young Bounkham Phonesavahn will be on the table today in Atlanta during a meeting with Acting U.S. Attorney John Horn. The 19-month old boy was severely injured on May 28, 2014, […]

WAOK-AM–05/15/2015

(Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Supporters Of Baby Injured In SWAT Raid Meet With U.S. Attorney In Atlanta

The attorney for the family of little Bounkham “Bou Bou” Phonesavanh says he remains hopeful about the possibility of charges being filed in the botched drug raid that left the toddler permanently injured. After a […]

WAOK-AM–10/14/2014

(Credit: The Phonesavanh family)

Prayer Vigil Today For Baby Severely Injured In Drug Raid

A prayer vigil is scheduled to be held at the Georgia State Capitol this afternoon for Bou “Baby Bou Bou” Phonesavanh who was severely injured in a drug raid in Habersham County, Georgia, earlier this […]

WAOK-AM–10/06/2014

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Occupy Atlanta Protesters Leave Jail Must Find A New Location

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-One by one, arrested Occupy Atlanta protesters began leaving the Atlanta City Jail Wednesday afternoon. The protesters began walking out of the jail around 2:30 p.m. and were greeted by a cheering group of […]

WAOK-AM–10/26/2011