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Man Sues Town, Says Police Staged Son’s Suicide

The father of an Alabama man who died in police custody says in a new federal lawsuit that officers “staged” his suicide to cover up what they describe as a brutal beating by officers while he was handcuffed and on his knees.

12/19/2012

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Linebacker Kills Girlfriend, Then Himself

It seems like more people are concerned about the boyfriend than the girlfriend! Police: Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher kills girlfriend, then takes his own life. Many people are mourning over this tragic story, […]

WAOK-AM–12/03/2012

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NFL Star Murders Girlfriend And Commits Suicide

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WAOK/AP) — Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot & killed his 22-year-old girlfriend early Saturday morning and then took his own life in front of his coaches. Before committing suicide, Belcher […]

WAOK-AM–12/02/2012

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Atlanta Police Officer Found Dead

ATLANTA (AJC/WAOK)-An off-duty Atlanta police officer found shot to death at a Riverdale apartment complex Friday night was the victim of an apparent suicide, Clayton County police said Saturday. The officer was identified as Michael […]

WAOK-AM–02/25/2012

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5 Killed In Korean Spa Murder-Suicide In Georgia

A gunman shot four people to death inside a Korean health spa in Atlanta’s suburbs and then killed himself in what police said may have been a case of domestic violence.

02/22/2012

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Funeral Arrangements Announced For State Senator Robert Brown

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Funeral services for former Georgia State Senator Robert Brown, who died last week have now been announced. The homegoing celebration will be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2011, at 1 p.m. at Greater […]

WAOK-AM–12/12/2011

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Georgia Supreme Court Takes Up Assisted Suicide Law

Georgia’s top court will consider a free-speech challenge to the state’s law against assisted suicide brought by four members of a suicide group charged with helping a cancer-stricken man kill himself.

11/07/2011

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Suicide Among Gay and Straight Teenagers Examined

Atlanta (AP)- A study of nearly 32,000 high school students suggests that suicide attempts by gay teens (and even straight teens) are more common in politically conservative areas where schools don’t have programs to support […]

WAOK-AM–04/18/2011

T.I. Helps Talk Young Man From Jumping To His Death

T.I.  or Clifford Tip Harris came to the rescue of a young man who was threatening to jump from the 22 story Colony Square building in Midtown today. V-103’s Ryan Cameron brought the minute by […]

10/13/2010

Fantasia says "She Had Enough"!

Listen to what she had to say to Robin Roberts this morning on “Good Morning America”

08/24/2010

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