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4 Georgia Players Charged With Theft By Deception

ATLANTA (AP) — Four Georgia football players have been released on bond after their arrests Monday on misdemeanor charges of theft by deception. University of Georgia chief of police Jimmy Williamson says an investigation found that three players — […]

WAOK-AM–03/18/2014

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Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

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Ga. Schools Officials Sentenced In Contract Scheme

Prosecutors say the former chief operating officer of the county’s school district, her ex-husband and the district’s ex-superintendent have been sentenced in a racketeering and theft scheme.

12/09/2013

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Woman Arrested For Trying To Steal A Bible

A local woman may have misinterpreted the meaning of the Ten Commandments mentioned in the Old Testament, as she was arrested late last week for attempting to steal a copy of the Holy Bible.

05/01/2013

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Former Ga. PTA Treasurer Charged With Theft

The former treasurer of a metro Atlanta elementary school’s PTA is accused of stealing more than $12,000 from the organization and more than $5,800 from another school’s booster club.

04/23/2013

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2 Georgia Men Convicted In US Treasury Embezzlement

Authorities say two Albany men have been convicted of embezzlement of government property and aggravated identity theft.

01/14/2013

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New Laws Address Gays, Children, Immigration

Measures on gay rights and child safety are among the top state laws taking effect at the start of 2013, along with attempts to prevent identity theft and perennial efforts to restrict abortion and illegal immigration.

12/27/2012

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91-Year-Old Ala. Mayor Admits To $201K Theft

A 91-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to stealing $201,000 from the south Alabama town where she was mayor for three decades.

10/11/2012

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Ga Official Charged With Swiping Campaign Signs

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP/WAOK) — An enforcement officer in metro Atlanta is charged with stealing campaign signs in Douglas County. Fulton County code enforcement officer Marnitta Ballard of Lithia Springs faces a misdemeanor theft charge after […]

WAOK-AM–07/10/2012

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Employee Cashed In Stolen Lotto Tickets

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — An Athens man has been arrested after authorities say he tried to cash in lottery tickets he stole from the convenience store where he worked. The Athens Banner-Herald reports 21-year-old Reid […]

WAOK-AM–06/13/2012

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