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Reaction to APS Sentencing, Who Are the Real Victims

A day after the former APS educators were sentenced for their roles in the APS Cheating Scandal that rocked the city of Atlanta, Rashad Richey and the WAOK community reacted to the controversial sentences handed […]

WAOK-AM–04/16/2015

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Jail For 9 Of 10 Ex-Educators In Atlanta Test-Cheating Case

One of the 10 former Atlanta public school educators convicted in a widespread test-cheating conspiracy has accepted a deal at a sentencing hearing.

04/14/2015

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Man In Toddler-Slapping Plane Case Gets 8 Months

A man who pleaded guilty to slapping a crying toddler on an Atlanta-bound flight has been sentenced to eight months in federal prison.

01/06/2014

Joe Rickey Hundley pleaded guilty to hitting the 19-month-old boy after using a racial slur. (Getty Images)

Man Who Slapped Toddler On Plane To Be Sentenced

Joe Rickey Hundley pleaded guilty to hitting the 19-month-old boy after using a racial slur.

01/06/2014

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Ga. Widow To Serve About 4 Years In Prison

A judge has sentenced Andrea Sneiderman to a five-year prison term, and will allow her to get credit for the time she’s already served.

08/20/2013

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Man Sentenced To Life Plus 675 Years

ATLANTA (AP) — A man who fatally shot an 11-year-old boy while he was aiming for the boy’s older brother has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life in prison. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://bit.ly/U7bilh) reports […]

WAOK-AM–02/11/2013

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Teen Gets Life In Prison Without Parole For Cop Killing

CLAYTON COUNTY – (WAOK/AJC) – A teenager was sentenced to the maximum of life in prison without parole for last summer’s shooting death of Clayton county deputy,  Rick Daly.    18-year old Jonathan Bun,  apologized to […]

WAOK-AM–08/09/2012

Holder Hosts Discussion On Drug Endangered Children

AG Holder: Crack Cocaine Prisoners Should Get A Break

ATLANTA- (WAOK) Prisoners serving time for crack cocaine offenses may get a break in their sentence. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says prisoners who do not have long arrest records and whose crimes did not […]

WAOK-AM–06/02/2011