Hearing for church murder suspect rescheduled

The arraignment for Daniel Nelson Robinson will be Sept. 22, pending another date change. He had been scheduled to appear in court in Duvall County, Fla. 

Victim beaten, robbed of $9,600

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for two unknown suspects accused of robbing and beating an Augusta man at his residence.
By Doug Stutsman

2 accused of robbing man at gunpoint

A man and a teen were arrested Saturday, accused of robbing a 35-year-old Augusta man at gunpoint.
By Travis Highfield

2 shot early Monday morning

Two men who said they were walking through a subdivision early this morning were shot and deputies are looking for three men in a silver Pontiac Grand Prix who left the scene.

Guns, jewelry stolen from pawn shop

Deputies say an Augusta pawn shop fell victim to burglars this weekend, losing at least two handguns and six long guns along with jewelry.
By Travis Highfield

Unsolved Cases: Hopson's 1976 death

Nearly four decades have come and gone, yet the death of Nancy Hopson remains one of two unsolved Richmond County homicides from the 1970s.
By Doug Stutsman

Domestic violence complexities highlighted

Since 2005 in Aiken, Columbia and Richmond counties, 30 women and 12 men have been killed by domestic violence, according to data from The Augusta Chronicle’s crime database. 
By Meg Mirshak

Ga. juvenile changes praised

ATLANTA -- Sweeping changes in how misbehaving youths are treated have reduced the number of teens requiring lock-up, saved taxpayers money and show signs of helping produce productive adults, according to officials.
By Walter C. Jones

$3,500 in valuables stolen from Augusta home

Deputies say an Augusta woman lost more than $3,500 in valuables during a break-in late Friday.
By Travis Highfield

Officers take leadership training

About 20 police officers began a year-long training program Friday geared toward making them future leaders in their departments.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Judge rules sentence will stand, child abuser has 80 more years in prison

Mark Pistorious said he was convinced the judge intended to sentence him to concurrent time in prison, meaning he should be free now.
By Sandy Hodson

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Sept. 8-15

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Sept. 8-15. 

Columbia County registered sex offenders

See photos and information for registered sex offenders living in Columbia County. Updated Aug 8, 2014.

Ex-SC football player Harold Green II faces charges of sexual assaults on five female high school students

COLUMBIA - Former South Carolina and NFL running back Harold Green II has been arrested on charges of assaulting five female high school students.

Weekly crime map, database

Violent crimes included 87 assaults, four of which were classified as aggravated assaults. The most assaults occurred on Sept. 7, with 20 assaults. There were also five robberies during the week.

4 jailed for throwing rocks off overpass

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - Court records show that all four suspects have been apprehended after large rocks were dropped onto cars from a freeway overpass in Gainesville.

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