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Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

1 injured as train, vehicle collide

One person was treated for injuries after a train stuck a vehicle on Marvin Griffin Road this morning.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Deputies give handouts, warnings for a day

Instead of tickets, drivers in Augusta got a handout on driver safety during multiple traffic operations Thursday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Second suspect nabbed in bank robbery

Another suspect in the Jan. 9 robbery of Southern Bank in Hephzibah is in custody.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Shortage prompts blood donation request

An Augusta blood center has declared an "urgent" need through the weekend after a local and national blood shortage.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Help police identify theft suspect

Police are asking for help finding a man who used a stolen credit card to purchase electronics.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Third person charged in elderly man's death

A third person has been charged in the Jan. 4 death of an elderly Aiken County man who police said had been mistreated by his caretakers.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

Father charged with forcing son to re-enact movie sex scene with dog

Police said a Martinez father was charged with child molestation after a YouTube video showed him instructing his son to re-create a movie sex scene with his dog.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man charged with hitting pedestrians with car

An Augusta man has been charged after striking two pedestrians with his car in a gas station parking lot in December.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Children found home alone during home invasion

Police are seeking a man who broke into an Augusta home early Tuesday while two children were home alone.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

Concert will raise money for police trauma seminar

County duo Maddie & Tae will perform at The Country Club. Proceeds from the Rock 4 Cops concert will benefit the Georgia Post Critical Incident Seminar.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Common household items cause fires, officials warn

Many people think they know the dangers, but fire officials say that homeowners sometimes aren't aware of the danger of some items already in their homes.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Police seek Checkers holdup attempt suspect

Police are seeking a man who attempted to rob a Windsor Spring Road fast-food restaurant early this morning.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

Man charged with indecency in Wal-Mart

A Hephzibah man was arrested Sunday after authorities say he was caught masturbating near the toy aisle for the second time in less than a year.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

Inspection closes four motels, part of another

A task force shut down four Augusta motels after a sweep uncovered conditions including blood- and urine-stained mattresses to roaches and bedbugs.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Police seek morning bank robbers

Police are seeking as many as three suspects after an early morning bank robbery in Hephzibah.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

Falcone son thanks church for support

The Rev. Charles "Chip" Falcone, the only child of Charles and Nola Falcone, released a statement Thursday to his church congregation through social media, thanking them for their support and ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Teen charged in Gordon Highway holdup

A teen is facing charges after police said he robbed a Gordon Highway gas station Monday evening.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man drove drunk with child in car, police say

A 23-year-old man is facing charges after police say they caught him driving under the influence with a toddler in the car.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

More than 100 seek shelter from cold

More than 100 people packed into the Salvation Army Center of Hope shelter overnight to avoid the chilling weather that swept over Augusta.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

Man in hoodie sought in LaQuinta robbery

Police are seeking a man who robbed La Quinta Inn on Washington Road early Tuesday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson
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GRU-UGA dean stepping down

ATHENS, Ga. -- Barbara Schuster, the first and only dean of the Athens branch campus of the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, will be stepping down in May, as the second ...
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