Trial of man charged in son's hot SUV death will be moved

MARIETTA, Ga. - The trial of a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son in a hot SUV to die will be moved, the judge said Monday, granting a defense request to hold it elsewhere because pretrial publicity has caused potential jurors to form strong opinions about the case.
By Kate Brumback

Cooney Circle suspicious death victim named

A woman found dead in her residence on Cooney Circle Saturday was identified Sunday morning as Camillia Tubman-Jackson, 27.

Woman's 1994 slaying unsolved

Karen Elizabeth Williams, 38, was found stabbed to death in the back seat of a car at Daniel Village shopping center in 1994.
By Doug Stutsman

Columbia County shooting suspect search continues

Columbia County sheriff's deputies said this morning they continue to search for suspects after a burglary report in which shots were fired Friday night on Old Petersburg Road.

3 suspects sought after Columbia County shooting

Columbia County police were searching for three suspects Friday night after a shooting at Old Petersburg and Baston roads.

VA workers testify about orders

In the fourth day of Cathedral Henderson's trial in U.S. District Court on 50 counts of making false statements, Tara Holliday told the jury that Meribeth Bredehoft, then chief of health administrative services, gave her a list of names and told her to close out the consults.
By Sandy Hodson

Bicycle accident kills Burke teen

A teenager was killed Wednesday night in a bicycle accident in Burke County.
By Doug Stutsman

Mayor's claims prompt investigation

According to Mayor Gary Jones, agents with the FBI and the Department of the Treasury arrived at Grovetown City Hall around 9 a.m. Wednesday and began an investigation that included interviews with roughly 90 percent of the city's employees.
By Abbigail Lennon

Community unites in prayer after ex-principal's arrest

The prayer was sponsored by the school's Fellowship of Christian Athletes as a way to unite the community after the arrest of former principal Joel Mitchell just days before graduation.
By Jonathan Vickery

VA official cites call to cleanup 'major problem' with consults

The government rested its case against Cathedral Henderson, who has pleaded not guilty to 50 counts of making false statements.
By Tom Corwin

Man sought in Evans parking lot attack

Columbia County authorities are trying to find the man who last week reached into a vehicle window, grabbed its driver by the throat and threatened him outside an Evans Neighborhood Wal-Mart.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

UPDATED: Sex Offender Search

Search for sex offenders living within 0.5 - 5 miles from addresses in Burke, Columbia, McDuffie and Richmond counties. (updated 5/12/16)

Slideshow: Latest Columbia County bookings

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center May 23-27.

Weekly crime map, database

Browse the weekly map of crimes as reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office or search the database of all crime reports. You can search by date range, or by entering all or any part of an emergency response area, address or type of crime.

Person robbed on Deans Bridge Road

About 10 p.m. Thursday, deputies responded to 4706 Deans Bridge Road, where a person had been robbed at gunpoint, according to Richmond County dispatch.
By Doug Stutsman
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Memorial Day services underway
About 200 veterans, their families, caregivers and a full slate of civic and political leaders came out Monday to mark Memorial Day at the Georgia War Veterans Home courtyard.
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