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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Man breaks into apartment while fleeing from police

A 20-year-old Augusta man is charged with breaking into a woman's apartment Wednesday afternoon while fleeing from police.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

TV show 'Cops' returning to Augusta

Crews first came to Augusta in 2013 and spent eight weeks on ride-alongs with deputies.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man accused of putting feces in disabled mother's mouth

Quami Dewayne Kelly was booked into the Richmond County jail today on a charge of exploitation of the elderly or disabled.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Police called to holdup

Police were on the scene of an armed robbery at the Deans Bridge Road GameStop.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Drug overdose linked to woman's April death

Officials initially said Hannah Newman's death could be connected to several recent fights the 22-year-old had been involved in.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Ex-Olympian charged after standoff

The man involved in a five-hour police standoff Monday at his Richmond County home is a former Olympic competitor, authorities confirmed Tuesday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Hot summer could still miss record

The National Weather Ser­vice is calling for above-normal temperatures in Augusta for the next three months, according to an outlook released Thursday. It looks like it might be a hot summer, ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, June 17, 2016

Former Richmond County Sheriff Bill Anderson dies

Former Richmond County Sheriff Bill Anderson, who served for five controversial years and was later convicted of selling marijuana, died Friday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Man accused of shoplifting after leaving child in vehicle

Police said a man left his young child alone in a vehicle while shoplifting at Wal-Mart on Bobby Jones Express­way.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Reward offered in theft of guns

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information about the theft of 55 guns from a Statesboro, Ga., business this month.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

NBA argument leads to stabbing

Police said an argument over the NBA finals led to a fight and stabbing at an East Taylor Street residence Tuesday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

NBA argument leads to stabbing

Police said an argument over the NBA finals led to a fight and stabbing at an East Taylor Street residence Tuesday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Missing Augusta teen returns home

A teen missing since February returned to his Augusta home this week, police said.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Work on I-20, 520 bridges continues

The project consists of preservation work on four I-20 bridges in Warren County and four bridges on I-520 (also known as Bobby Jones Expressway) in Richmond County.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thunderstorms moving in

The storm system could possibly bring wind gusts of 35 to 45 mph and "torrential rainfall" that could produce flooding.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sunday, June 12, 2016

2015 shooting still unsolved

North Augusta police continue to investigate the death of a man in a Bradleyville Road apartment complex last year. The shooting death of Donnie Lee Brooks Jr., 23, is the only unsolved North ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Roadwork busy across region

Major construction projects continue on multiple major roadways in Richmond and Columbia counties. Some still have years to go before completion.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

State Deputy of the Year called 'extraordinary'

AIKEN - Even after being chosen for one of the state's highest police officer awards, Sgt. Mary Frantz remains humble about the job she does for Aiken County residents.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, June 10, 2016

Cops on alert for teen parties

Richmond County deputies found themselves scrambling last week to control a teen party that was estimated to have about 700 participants.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Hot cars pose threat to children

Local police are relieved that no children have been harmed by being left in hot vehicles so far this year. "People seem to have taken awareness to (the issues)," Columbia Coun­ty sheriff's ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson
 
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