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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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Trooper Shoots Man After Traffic Stop

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Authorities are investigating after a Georgia state trooper shot a man after a traffic stop in metro Atlanta. Officials say the gunfire happened late Thursday morning on Fulton Industrial Boulevard, after the […]

WAOK-AM–01/31/2013

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No Indictment In Ariston Waiters Death In Union City

ATLANTA (WAOK/AP)-A Union City mother broke down in tears late Wednesday night after hearing the news that a Fulton County grand jury decided not to indict a police officer in the shooting of her son last December. […]

WAOK-AM–05/31/2012

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Cobb County Police Kill Nude Man

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP/WAOK) — A Cobb County police officer is on administrative leave after he shot and killed a man who was nude and armed with two knives. Cobb County police Sgt. Dana Pierce said […]

03/28/2012

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Activists Disrupt Union City Council Meeting

Union City, Ga (WAOK)-Dozens of people showed up last night at a Union City council meeting to protest the death of 19 yr old Ariston Waiters  was killed by a police officer last month. Waiters […]

WAOK-AM–01/18/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: Rally for Ariston Waiters

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Amid reports that members of Occupy Atlanta were part of a group of vandals at a rally against police brutality in Union City on Wednesday, Derrick Boazman (who organized the rally) and listeners who […]

WAOK-AM–12/29/2011

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Rally Against Police Brutality

Join WAOK’s Derrick Boazman on Wednesday December 28 for a rally against police brutality in Union City. Two weeks ago 19 year old Ariston Waiters was shot in the back twice by police while witnesses say […]

WAOK-AM–12/27/2011

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Woman Killed by Cobb County Police on Christmas Day

Cobb Co (AJC)-A Marietta woman was shot and killed after attacking a police officer Christmas morning, Cobb County police said. Police spokesman Dana Pierce said officers responded to an alarm at the Bexley apartment complex […]

WAOK-AM–12/25/2011

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Witnesses Tell Different Story Than Police Of Shooting In Union City

ATLANTA (AJC)-A 19-year-old South Fulton man died from gunshot wounds to the back after an alleged altercation Wednesday night with a Union City police officer, the Fulton County Medical Examiner said Friday. Union City police […]

WAOK-AM–12/17/2011