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Officials: SC teen dies after setting self on fire

Authorities say a North Charleston high school student has died after he set himself on fire in his school's parking lot.

12/09/10 - 11:23pm

Judge approves $1million settlement in gay bar raid

ATLANTA — A federal judge has approved a settlement requiring Atlanta to pay $1 million and change police policy to end a lawsuit over a raid on a gay bar.

12/08/10 - 6:18pm

Aiken High has fire evacuation

AIKEN -- A portion of Aiken High students were evacuated from the building Wednesday after a minor fire was started just 30 minutes before the end of school.

12/09/10 - 8:48am

North Augusta dispatcher honored

Tony Kirkland, a dispatcher with the North Augusta Department of Public Safety, was cited Tuesday afternoon for excellence in his work, receiving the Bob Wylds Sr. Beacon Award.

12/08/10 - 5:37pm

Phoney Ga. congressman arrested in DC

WASHINGTON — A man who claimed to be Georgia Congressman Jack Kingston, of Savannah, was charged with unlawful possession of a congressional pin, a symbol that allows members to bypass Capitol security.

12/08/10 - 6:42pm

Police OK'd killing dogs, wife of Burke suspect says

A Jefferson County man charged in the dumping of a truckload of dead dogs along a rural road last week remains in the Burke County Jail under a $39,000 bond.

12/08/10 - 4:09pm

Richmond schools offer more open houses

The Richmond County School System's Alternative Education Program will hold an open house from 6 toi 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15 to celebrate students' successes, the district announced.

12/14/10 - 12:27pm

Parrot comments reveal crime to police

CHARLESTON, S.C.  — Police say a parrot's comments led to charges in a 98-year-old woman's death.


12/08/10 - 6:25pm

More police to patrol Atlanta MARTA

ATLANTA — Metro Atlanta's public transit system is teaming up with police to increase security around a station downtown.

12/08/10 - 10:41am

Break-ins plague north Georgia justice center

CARNESVILLE, Ga. -- Investigators are reviewing other break-in cases as they continue to search for whoever stole cash and checks from the northeast Georgia's Franklin County Justice Center last week.

12/08/10 - 9:57am
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