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Jury To Resume Deliberations In Cheating Trial

Jurors will resume their deliberations in the trial of a dozen former Atlanta Public Schools educators accused of participating in a conspiracy to cheat on standardized tests.

03/23/2015

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Mental Care Ordered For NC Man Ahead Of Terror Support Trial

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered psychiatric treatment for a North Carolina man so that he might be competent to stand trial on a charge that he sought to join an al-Qaida-linked militant group in Syria.

01/07/2015

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Trial Of 12 Set To Begin In Atlanta Cheating Case

More than a year after 35 Atlanta Public Schools educators were indicted in a broad school cheating scandal, 12 people are set to go to trial Monday.

08/10/2014

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Attorneys For Former APS Superintendent Seek Trial Postponement

Atlanta (WAOK)-Attorneys representing former Atlanta Public School Superintendent Dr. Beverly Hall have asked Judge Jerry Baxter to postpone the beginning of her trial on cheating and racketeering charges while she receives treatment for cancer. Dr. […]

WAOK-AM–04/01/2014

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Judge Denies New Trial In Shooting Outside School

A judge has denied a request for a new trial from a man found guilty but mentally ill in a fatal shooting outside a suburban Atlanta preschool.

03/19/2014

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Former DeKalb CEO Vernon Jones Talks To CEO Burrell Ellis 1-On-1

ATLANTA (WAOK)-This morning with guest host Vernon Jones, WAOK broke historic ground with the first interview between former DeKalb CEO Jones and embattled suspended DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis. Ellis was indicted by a DeKalb grand jury […]

WAOK-AM–12/20/2013

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Judge Denies Bond For Andrea Sneiderman

A judge has denied bond for a woman convicted of lying during the investigation of her husband’s killing outside a suburban Atlanta preschool.

12/16/2013

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Not Guilty Verdict For Former Atlanta Educator

ATLANTA (WAOK) — The first trial related to the Atlanta Public School system CRCT cheating case ended with a verdict of not guilty on Friday. The verdict cleared former administrator Tamara Cotman of wrongdoing.  Cotman […]

WAOK-AM–09/06/2013

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Prosecution Expected To Rest In Ga. Baby Killing

The prosecution is expected to rest Tuesday in the trial of a man accused of fatally shooting a baby as he sat in his stroller in coastal Georgia.

08/27/2013

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Co-Defendant: 18-Year-Old Counted Down From 5 Before Fatally Shooting Baby In Stroller

An 18-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a baby in a stroller during a robbery attempt in coastal Georgia twice counted down from five and threatened the baby before the deadly shot, his teenage co-defendant testified Thursday.

08/24/2013

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