Caught in the Headlines

While authorities feud, a "suspect" takes the offensive

Journalists around Atlanta who know Wayne B. Williams describe the diffident 23-year-old as a "news groupie." When he was a teenager, he built and broadcasted from a low-power radio station in his home. Later he worked for a number of commercial radio stations and served as a freelance news cameraman for the city's WSB-TV. But since June 4, the news enthusiast has found himself too close to the headlines. Beginning that morning—when Williams was released from local FBI headquarters after hours of questioning...

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