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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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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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