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Two Ga Tech Students Robbed

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-It hasn’t happened in several weeks but this morning two Georgia Tech students were robbed at gunpoint as they left the campus library, police said. The robbery happened as the students were getting into […]


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Officers Checking Robbery Find 5 Dead In Ala. Home

Police officers called early Sunday morning to investigate a possible robbery at a home in Birmingham found five people dead inside, authorities said.


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Tweety and Elmo Caught Robbing a Convenience Store?

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) – Deputies in south Georgia say it took  them less than 10 minutes to apprehend two men wearing masks from children’s TV shows after a convenience store was robbed.  Bulloch County sheriff’s […]


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Another Georgia Tech Student Attacked

ATLANTA (AP) – Atlanta police say they are hoping officers wearing plain clothes can prevent robberies of students near the Georgia Tech campus. Atlanta police Maj. Chris Leighty says  that the plainclothes officers are being […]


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Atlanta Police Step Up Patrols For Holiday

The Atlanta Police Department will be increasing patrols during the holiday season, beginning with  Thanksgiving night through the Chick-Fil-A Bowl in the Georgia Dome and Peach Drop on New Year’s Eve at Underground Atlanta. Zone […]


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Another Dumb Robber Story

Henry County (WAOK)-Crime happens everyday in Atlanta and the surrounding metro area. Most of the time we choose not to repeat the reports. But every now and then the criminal is so dumb that we have […]


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You Know You Are a Dumb Robber When…

ATLANTA (WAOK)-You would think if a person was going to rob a gas station convenience store they would scan the area and make sure that the local law enforcement authority is no where around. A […]


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Arrest in MARTA Bus Stabbing

ATLANTA (WAOK)-An arrest has been made in the stabbing of a MARTA bus driver last week. MARTA spokesman Lyle Harris did not give details on where the suspect was arrested. Police on Wednesday arrested Everett […]


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Area Police Need Your Help

 Atlanta (WAOK)-Area police departments are asking for the public’s help in apprehending this woman who has been nicknamed the “Grandma Bandit”.  Atlanta Police sent out an alert for the woman who is wanted in connection […]


More Arrests As Police Break Up Suspected Armored Car Robbery Ring

ATLANTA (WAOK) DeKalb County police have now charged two people in connection with the murder of an armored car courier last month. Ashley Henderson, and Stacy Dooley, have been charged with murder, and aggravated assault in […]