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File photo of Waka Flocka.(Credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images for Giuseppe Zanotti)

Waka Flocka Arrested After Gun Found In Bag At Airport

Police say rapper Waka Flocka Flame was arrested after a handgun was found in his carry-on bag during a security scan at Atlanta’s airport.

10/11/2014

Summer TCA Tour - Day 4

Roland Martin: Did The Secret Service Hearing Ease Your Mind About The Safety Of The President?

Yesterday, the Secret Service director Julia Pierson answered questions at Capitol Hill in regards to the more recent breaches, particularly the one where an Army veteran, Omar Gonzalez, armed with a knife was able to […]

WAOK-AM–10/01/2014

File photo of handcuffs.   (Photo credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Searching For Man Suspected Of Stealing Copper Wire From Haunted House

Authorities in west Georgia are searching for a suspect they say stole copper wire from a haunted house.

08/07/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Inmate Escapes From Prison Work Camp

Federal prison officials say an inmate has escaped from a minimum security work camp in Atlanta.

06/28/2014

File photo of waffle house.  (Photo by Darren Carroll/Getty Images)

Officer Shot, Killed At Georgia Waffle House

Authorities say a Griffin police officer was shot and killed while working an off-duty security job at a Waffle House location in Spalding County.

06/02/2014

Airport officials expect nearly 2 million passengers to pass through Hartsfield-Jackson-Atlanta. (Getty Images)

Broken Machine Could Cause Delays At Ga. Airport

Equipment malfunctions could create delays for passengers going through security checkpoints at the Savannah Hilton-Head International Airport.

05/31/2014

File photo of Boston Marathon. (Credit:  Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Atlanta Officials Vigilant After Marathon Bombing

Officials in Atlanta say they’re stepping up security in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.

04/15/2013

File photo of a security guard near a school. (Photo by DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Survey: Ala. Teachers Support Having Armed Guards

A new survey of Alabama teachers finds that a majority of them support having armed security officers in their schools.

04/01/2013

Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Gaps In Security Cited At Grady High School

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Public Schools officials say there are gaps in security at a high school where a gun discharged this week. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that school officials discussed security at Grady High […]

WAOK-AM–03/01/2013

Photo by Jean Ross WAOK-AM

Georgia Schools Review Safety Plans After Connecticut School Shooting

ATLANTA (AP/AJC) — Some Georgia schools are reviewing their security plans following the shooting massacre at an elementary school in Connecticut. The interim superintendent of Rome’s city schools, Lucian Harris, says he’s going to assess procedures and […]

WAOK-AM–12/16/2012

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