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Odor comment leads to assault

A 45-year-old woman's remark about another woman's body odor led to her being beaten over the head Sunday. The victim said she told the suspect, a woman known only as "Dee-Dee," that she had bad body odor on Saturday, a Richmond County Sheriff's report said. The two had an argument and the victim le...

05/24/10 - 11:04am

Teen shot this morning on Carver Drive

An Augusta teenager was shot in the leg early this morning on Carver Drive in the Cherry Tree Crossing area. The 15-year-old said he was walking north on McCauley Street at about 2 a.m. when a small SUV stopped in the roadway, rolled down its windows and began shooting, according to a Richmond Count...

05/24/10 - 10:30am

Russian roulette kills middle Georgia man, witness says

DUBLIN, Ga.  - A 29-year-old Dublin man was killed while apparently playing a game of Russian roulette. Dublin Police Chief Wayne Cain says officers received a call early Saturday morning about a self-inflicted gunshot wound outside a group of apartments. They found the body of Rodriguez Christ...

05/24/10 - 10:22am

Atlanta toddler stuck in car window

ATLANTA -- A 21-month-old girl is expected to make a full recovery after getting trapped in a rolled-up car window. The toddler was initially unresponsive after her neck got stuck Friday, says Sgt. Rachel Love. The toddler was in critical condition at Children's Healthcare of Alabama....

05/24/10 - 5:15am

Pilot arrested after landing plane on Tybee

SAVANNAH, Ga. - An amateur pilot from Arkansas was arrested after landing a small plane on the Tybee Island beach for recreation, according to police. The single-engine, two-seat aircraft touched sand on Tybee's north end about noon today. Two occupants casually climbed out for a walk on the beach, ...

05/23/10 - 7:05pm

Man loses in game of Russian roulette

DUBLIN, Ga. - A 29-year-old Dublin man was killed while apparently playing a game of Russian roulette. Dublin Police Chief Wayne Cain says officers received a call early Saturday morning about a self-inflicted gunshot wound outside a group of apartments. They found the body of Rodriguez Christian, w...

05/23/10 - 9:31pm

Autistic teen says police used Taser on him

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Clifford Grevemberg doesn't want to go to jail. On Friday night, the lanky 18-year-old was arrested by Tybee police on a disorderly conduct charge in front of the Rock House on 16th Street. He says he was Tased twice and thrown to the ground, breaking one of his front teeth and leavi...

05/23/10 - 5:43pm

No hair needed to soak up oil spill

COVINGTON, La. - Engineers will not use booms made out of hair to soak up the growing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

05/22/10 - 5:39pm

Girl escapes fire caused by lightning

KENNESAW, Ga. - A 13-year-old girl has escaped uninjured after a lightning strike caused a fire that destroyed her family's home in Kennesaw. Lavender Hines told Atlanta television station WGCL that the lightning strike Friday night was near his daughter's bedroom. Hines said his daughter ran to a n...

05/22/10 - 1:57pm

Thomson's assistant police chief resigns

THOMSON -- Jerry Stanphill stepped down today as assistant police chief, Thomson Police Chief Joseph D. Nelson.

05/21/10 - 7:24pm
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