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Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Police and steroids: Hard to control, hard to prove

An investigation into possible steroid use by police officers is new territory for both the Richmond County Sheriff's Office and local GBI agents, but the problem is a national one, reported many ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Teen charged in convenience store robbery

Melvin Jackson, 17, has been charged with robbery by sudden snatch and criminal attempt robbery. Deputies said Jackson robbed the Circle K at 3744 Wheeler Road on Oct. 20 and then returned three ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Home condition leads to parents' arrests

A call about a wandering child led to a Hephzibah couple being arrested after deputies deemed their home unsafe for children.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Restaurant worker arrested

A restaurant employee has been charged after his employer discovered he was playing KENO at work without paying for the games.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

No charges against teen who shot brother

Aiken County police said there will be no charges against a teenager who shot his 11-year-old brother in the face on Monday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sheriff discusses steroid case

Although Sheriff Richard Roundtree said he has heard rumors of at least 30 officers named in steroid scandal surrounding the department, he said the number is too high.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Warm October stays hot

Flip-flops and shorts have become common dress this fall as the area experiences one of its hottest Octobers.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

Blythe woman's 1982 murder still unsolved

Barbara Jefferson, 43, was a hard working divorcee who held jobs at University Hospital and Savannah River Plant.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Officials say parents should play bigger part in teen driving safety

Many things contribute to the number of teen crashes, but officials said more parental guidance could keep their children safer on the roads.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Clerk's punch foils thief

Police are seeking a man who attempted to steal cash from a gas station cash register early Thursday but was punched in the face by a clerk instead.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Drug tip results in Aiken arrests

Aiken police said a Crimestoppers tip resulted in a drug raid and arrests at a Alfred Street residence.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man charged with public utility use

An Augusta man was arrested Thursday after police discovered he had been plugging his RV into outlets at the Fifth Street marina.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

2 sought in York Street drug-related shooting

A man told Aiken police his drug dealer shot him in the arm after he refused to pay for his drugs. Police are seeking two suspects in the case.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Car strikes elementary school bus

Police are working an accident where a vehicle ran a red light and struck a school bus carrying elementary school children on a field trip. Police said a gray sedan struck the bus at the ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

2 arrested in morning holdup

Two men have been charged after an unsuccessful armed robbery of a North Augusta gas station this morning.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Steroid probe yields arrests

An Augusta man who told police he sold steroids to Richmond County deputies has been arrested but police said there appears to be no truth to the suspect’s claims involving deputy drug use.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Morning wreck slows traffic

Expect delays at Peach Orchard Road near Bobby Jones Expressway after a wreck involving an 18-wheeler.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Morning wreck delays traffic

Expect delays at Peach Orchard Road near Bobby Jones Expressway after a wreck involving an 18-wheeler.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

North Augusta fugitive captured

A North Augusta man arrested in an FBI sting earlier this year was re-arrested this morning after multiple agencies searched the woods off Interstate 20 in South Carolina for several hours.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Child exploitation suspect wanted after failure to appear

Several law enforcement agencies are seeking a man who failed to show for a court appearance to answer a charge of attempted online enticement of a minor.
By Bianca Cain Johnson
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