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Veronica Waters is an anchor and reporter for News/Talk WSB. She is also the staff expert on legal affairs and the courts. In 2007, the Radio-Television News Directors Association named Waters' series on "Snaring Internet Predators" best in the region with an Edward R. Murrow award for Investigative Reporting.

She has been honored by several professional organizations for news and sports feature reporting, and was named in 2003 as the Atlanta Press Club's Radio Journalist of the Year. Waters has covered an assortment of high-profile cases from Mayor Bill Campbell's corruption trial to the murder trials of activist-turned imam Jamil Al-Amin and of former DeKalb County, GA Sheriff Sidney Dorsey.

She served as the station's correspondent for the murder trial of accused "Black Widow" Lynn Turner, and the death penalty case of double murderer Stacey Humphreys. One of the biggest legal cases in Atlanta history involved the notorious Gold Club racketeering trial. Waters covered this unfolding drama not only for WSB Radio and radio stations throughout America, but also for a worldwide audience on BBC Radio. Waters joined WSB in 1997 as an anchor and reporter. She began her journalism career at the Southern Urban Network and Mississippi Network in Jackson, MS. Waters attended Alcorn State University and Mississippi State University, and enjoys cheering for the NFL's Tennessee Titans.

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"Unlike some people, my father would try to meet with President-elect Trump," King Center CEO Dr. Bernice King tells WSB of her father, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Bernice King: ‘My father would meet with Trump’

As a war of words plays out between President-elect Donald Trump and Georgia Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis, one is left to wonder what MLK Jr. would have done in the wake of the 2016 election. Two days before her famous father's birthday, the daughter of the civil ...

"Unlike some people, my father would try to meet with President-elect Trump," King Center CEO Dr. Bernice King tells WSB of her father, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Bernice King: ‘My father would meet with Trump’

As a war of words plays out between President-elect Donald Trump and Georgia congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis, one is left to wonder what MLK Jr. would have done in the wake of the 2016 election. >> Read more trending stories  Two days before her famous father's birthday, ...

Drought restrictions: What you need to know

Atlanta has gone more than 30 days without any rain to speak of, for the first time in a half-century.  The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Environmental Protection Division has elevated the drought response level to a Level 2 for 52 counties in the state, including Fulton. Richard Dunn, head ...

Ross Harris has been found guilty of all eight counts against him, including malice murder.

Monday, Nov. 14: Day of Jury Deliberations

Before going home for a three-day weekend, jurors in the Ross Harris trial asked to see surveillance video of Harris in the Home Depot parking lot on the day his son died. After 21 hours of deliberations over four days, they convicted the young father of malice murder and seven other counts.

A jury of six women and six men is deliberating the case against Ross Harris, who faces an eight-count indictment after the June 2014 death of his 22-month-old son, Cooper.  Harris is indicted for one count of malice murder; two counts of felony murder; one count of child cruelty in the first degree; one count of child cruelty in the second degree; one count of criminal attempt to commit a felony--sexual exploitation of a minor; and two counts of dissemination of harmful material to minors.

Thursday, Nov. 10: Day 3 of Jury Deliberations

Cooper Harris, 22 months old, died in the back of his father's SUV on June 18, 2014. His father, Justin Ross Harris, is accused of intentionally leaving his son to die in the vehicle. Harris's murder trial is ongoing in Glynn County, Georgia. This is the third day of jury deliberations.

Ross Harris watches video of himself being interviewed by Cobb County Police detectives on the June 2014 day that his son, Cooper, died in his SUV. (Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016)

Wednesday, Nov. 9: Day 2 of Jury Deliberations

Cooper Harris, 22 months old, died in the back of his father's SUV on June 18, 2014.  His father, Justin Ross Harris, is accused of intentionally leaving his son to die in the vehicle.  Harris's murder trial is ongoing in Glynn County, Georgia.   This is the second day of ...

Cooper Harris, 22 months old, died in the back of his father's SUV on June 18, 2014.  His father, Justin Ross Harris, is accused of intentionally leaving his son to die in the vehicle.  Harris's murder trial is ongoing in Glynn County, Georgia. 

Monday, Nov. 7: Closing Arguments

Closing arguments are made to the jury on Monday, November 7, 2016.

Friday, Nov. 4: Day 21 of Testimony

The defense and the state rested on Friday, after 21 days of testimony.

Ross Harris chats with his lawyers before the jury is brought into court for the first session of his trial in Glynn County on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

Thursday, Nov. 3: Day 20 of Testimony

A memory expert testified that science says it's entirely possible that Ross Harris actually forgot to drop hi son, Cooper, off at daycare.

Ross Harris, as court breaks during the testimony of his ex-wife, Leanna Taylor.

Wednesday, Nov. 2: Day 19 of Testimony

Cooper Harris, 22 months old, died in the back of his father's SUV on June 18, 2014.  His father, Justin Ross Harris, is accused of intentionally leaving his son to die in the vehicle.  Harris's murder trial is ongoing in Glynn County, Georgia.      11:42 We are done for ...