Union City

A young protester attends a solidarity rally in Decatur, Ga, in August 2015 following the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Second Grand Jury Clears Cop In Ariston Waiters’ Death: “We Must Continue To Fight”

A second Grand Jury has cleared Luther Lewis in the 2011 shooting death of Ariston Waiters. Lewis was a police officer in Union City, Georgia, back then. Waiters, who was 18 years old, ran away […]

WAOK-AM–08/07/2015

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Promises Were Made, Will They Be Kept?

When the case of Ariston Waiters was reopened by Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard, Union City Mayor Vince Williams spoke with Rashad Richey, on and off the record, and assured that changes would be […]

WAOK-AM–06/12/2015

Fulton County District Paul Howard (r) speaks with community activist Joe Beasley following a meeting with Freda Waiters on Wednesday. Waiters' son Ariston was shot and killed by a Union City police officer in December 2011.  (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

[VIDEO] Second Grand Jury To Hear Case Of Young Man Shot In Back By Union City Police Officer

Above is the video of Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard and community leaders following his meeting with Freda Waiters, family attorney Mawuli Davis and State Senator Vincent Fort. Howard told community leaders that the […]

WAOK-AM–05/29/2015

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Mother of Ariston Waiters Speaks With Rashad After Case is Reopened

The Mother of Ariston Waiters, an unarmed Union City teen that was shot twice in the back and killed by a Union City Police Officer, called in to Real Talk and spoke with Rashad Richey […]

WAOK-AM–05/19/2015

File photo of a Waffle House sign over an old restaurant location. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Customer Stops Waffle House Robbery

UNION CITY, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a customer at a Waffle House outside Atlanta shot and wounded a suspect who was attempting to rob the restaurant. Police said the shooting happened early Monday, when […]

WAOK-AM–07/29/2013

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Join Us For A Justice For Ariston Waiters Rally and Prayer Vigil

Today the Fulton County District Attorney is seeking an indictment for the murder of 19 year old Ariston Waiters by Union City Police Officer Luther Lewis. There will be an important meeting and rally on […]

WAOK-AM–05/30/2012

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3 Charged In Infant Death

UNION CITY – (WAOK/AJC)  – Union City police have charged a couple with murder in the death of her 9-month-old daughter, who was found unresponsive in her crib at home Monday. Union City Police say the […]

WAOK-AM–04/18/2012

MLK Celebration Takes On A Political Tone

Today Mo Ivory asks the WAOK listeners if the MLK Celebration was over-shadowed by political speeches? Also should the Italian ship captain get bail for abandoning ship before evacuating passengers and crew? Finally, Mo gets an […]

WAOK-AM–01/17/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: Were Going Back to Union City!!

Join Us As We March on Union City-City Hall to Break the Silence! Join us on Tuesday, January 17th @ 6:00pm AND PLEASE WERE ALL BLACK!! We will bring justice to Ariston Waiters!! To here […]

WAOK-AM–01/16/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: Rally for Ariston Waiters

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Amid reports that members of Occupy Atlanta were part of a group of vandals at a rally against police brutality in Union City on Wednesday, Derrick Boazman (who organized the rally) and listeners who […]

WAOK-AM–12/29/2011

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