Authorities looking for suspects in NC kidnapping

ATLANTA - A federal prosecutor said agents were still looking for more suspects in the abduction of a North Carolina prosecutor's father as a judge denied bond Tuesday for five people arrested last week. 
By Kate Brumback

Augusta man killed in crash on McDade Road

An Augusta man is dead after he cut a corner on his motorcycle and struck a car Tuesday, authorities say. 

Crime plagues Ga. Habitat effort

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. - A Habitat for Humanity official says that gunfire and gang graffiti are hurting the nonprofit's efforts to build homes for people in a central Georgia city.

Judge offers defendant lesser sentence

Man given jail sentence for being courier for drug dealer gets probated sentence to prevent what judge called a "manifest injustice."
By Sandy Hodson

Authorities looking for suspects in NC kidnapping

ATLANTA - A federal prosecutor said agents were still looking for more suspects in the abduction of a North Carolina prosecutor's father as a judge denied bond Tuesday for five people arrested last week. 
By Kate Brumback

Sheriff to announce new initiative

Sheriff Richard Roundtree will release Thursday morning details of his vision for a safer downtown Augusta downtown.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Dragged by car, SC man dies

LANCASTER, S.C. - A Lancaster County man has died after authorities say he was hit by a car and then dragged underneath it.

Argument leads to fatal stabbing

Police said a 24-year-old was killed Sunday after an argument over money owed for marijuana. Skyler Keith Wright, 18, has been charged with murder.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Woman must do rehab for latest DUI

An Augusta woman repeatedly arrested on driving under the influence with her children in the vehicle must complete an in-custody rehab program.
By Sandy Hodson

Man dies from March wreck injuries

John Burroughs, 53, died Friday at Doctors Hospital as a result of blunt force trauma, received from a wreck that occurred in March, Chief Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose said.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Woman burned in April 4 fire dies

A woman severely burned in a Crawfordville Drive fire on April 4 died Monday morning, Chief Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose said.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings April 7-14

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center April 7-14.

Richmond County registered sex offenders

See photos and information for 406 registered sex offenders living in Richmond County. Updated Nov. 7, 2013.

Weekly Richmond County crime map and database

Violent crimes during the week included 13 robberies in 11 emergency response areas of the city.

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Augusta pensioners eye benefit increase

With an eye on the millions remaining in the city's oldest pension funds - its 1945 and 1949 plans - a handful of retired city and county employees are reviving a push to increase their monthly ...
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