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New Birth Bishop Eddie Long Declared “King” by Jewish Rabbi

Lithonia (WAOK)- In a ceremony Sunday, January 29, 2012, at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, Bishop Eddie Long was elevated to the level of “King” by Rabbi Ralph Messer. Long recently returned to the pulpit after taking […]

WAOK-AM–02/01/2012

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The Divorce of Bishop and Vanessa Long…It’s On Again

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-It’s been an emotional roller coaster of a day for Bishop Eddie and Vanessa Long. Earlier today Mrs. Long released a statement that after “a great deal of deliberation and prayer”, she had decided […]

12/02/2011

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Attorney Drops Long Accusers For Talking

ATLANTA (WAOK/FOX 5)-Lawyers for three of the five men who sued Bishop Eddie Long for sexual misconduct have decided to drop their clients. According to FOX 5 News, the attorneys main concern is a potential conflict of interest. Bishop […]

WAOK-AM–10/19/2011

Jamal Parris Arrested In Miami

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Jamal Parris, one of the plaintiffs in the sexual misconduct case against Bishop Eddie Long was arrested this week in Miami Beach, Florida. According to police reports, Parris was stopped by a state trooper […]

WAOK-AM–07/02/2011

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Eddie Long Lawsuits Settled Out of Court

After several months of intense negotiations, the sexual coercion lawsuits filed against Bishop Eddie Long, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church and LongFellows Youth Academy have been settled out of court. Attorneys for both sides have […]

WAOK-AM–05/26/2011

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Mediation Talks Held in Bishop Long Case

The first of what may be many mediation sessions in the sexual misconduct lawsuits against Bishop Eddie Long and New Birth Missionary Baptist Church has ended. Barbara Marschalk, the attorney who represents New Birth and […]

WAOK-AM–03/05/2011

2010 Top Story: The Bishop Long Case

The sexual coercion case filed against Bishop Eddie Long and New Birth Missionary Baptist Church was the top news story of 2010 in Atlanta.

12/31/2010

Trial Date Set in Bishop Long Case

The sexual coercion trial against Bishop Eddie Long of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church moves forward.

11/19/2010

Bishop Long Answers Lawsuits

After many weeks of silence, Bishop Eddie Long has responded to lawsuits filed by four young men, former members of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. The Bishop ‘s response…..

11/01/2010

One of Long's Accusers Speaks

For the first time since four separate lawsuits were filed against Bishop Eddie Long of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, one of the men shared his story in his own words with Dale Russell of […]

09/28/2010

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