Police Shooting

John Spink, jspink@ajc.com

Mother of Ariston Waiters Speaks With Rashad After Case is Reopened

The Mother of Ariston Waiters, an unarmed Union City teen that was shot twice in the back and killed by a Union City Police Officer, called in to Real Talk and spoke with Rashad Richey […]

WAOK-AM–05/19/2015

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Is There a Solution to Police Shootings?

Is there a remedy to prevent the recent police shootings from occurring again? Do we as a community need to do more than simply have “the talk” with our young black men? Rashad Richey posed […]

WAOK-AM–04/20/2015

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Hank Johnson to Speak at Home Going Service for Nick Thomas

Congressman Hank Johnson has stood alone on capitol hill in his fight for the demilitarization of the police, but also in voicing his frustration and anger with congress for not acting or speaking on the […]

WAOK-AM–04/17/2015

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Former North Charleston Police Gives Insight to Arrest of Officer Charged with Murder

In wake of the murder of Walter Scott, another unarmed black man who was gunned down by a white North Charleston Police Officer, James Randolph, a former North Charleston Police Officer called in to Real […]

WAOK-AM–04/13/2015

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Mother Of South Carolina Officer Defends Her Son

Karen Sharpe says Officer Michael Slager joined the force because he is a caring person who wants to help people.

04/10/2015

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South Carolina White Officer Who Shot Black Man Faces Felony

A white police officer who shot a 68-year-old black man to death last year following a chase faces a felony gun charge, in addition to his indictment of misconduct in office.

04/07/2015

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Family Of Man Killed By Smyrna Police Demand Investigation

23-year-old Nicholas Taft was shot by police Tuesday at a Goodyear store where he worked after allegedly driving a Maserati at officers.

03/26/2015

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Hundreds Attend Peaceful Protest in Atlanta Following Police Shooting in Missouri

Atlanta (WAOK)-Atlanta was one of many cities across the United States that held peaceful protests on Thursday night. They were sparked by the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, a surburb of […]

WAOK-AM–08/15/2014

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Benjamin Crump to Represent Family of Murdered Ferguson, MO Teen

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey our special guest was Attorney Benjamin Crump. The family of Michael Brown, an 18 year old Ferguson, MO man whom was gunned down by a police officer on […]

08/13/2014

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Gwinnett Officer Kills Home Invasion Suspect

NORCROSS, Ga. (AP) — Gwinnett County police say an officer responding to a reported home invasion fatally shot a man during a confrontation. Police say a man tried to force his way into a Norcross […]

04/23/2013

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