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Jury clears police in teen's death

CHARLESTON, S.C. – A jury has cleared North Charleston police in the 2005 death of a teen who swallowed crack cocaine. The jury deliberated about four hours Monday before finding police were not at fault in the death of 16-year-old Travone Bell. The Charleston County Sheriff's Office, whi...

11/24/09 - 12:14pm

Gas station gunman sought

Authorities have identified a man wanted for an armed robbery of a gas station Friday. Madison Antonio Lewis, 24, of 512 E.Seventh Street in Waynesboro, Ga., is wanted on charges of armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, according to Richmond County sheriff’...

11/24/09 - 9:26am

Heisted ATM found

ATHENS, Ga. -- A man was looking for poachers on his land just over the Oconee County line when he found an ATM that a team of thieves stole four months ago from a bank off Atlanta Highway in Western Clarke County, officials said. The machine still was in the bed of a pickup truck that thieves stol...

11/24/09 - 12:13pm

Ga. soldier killed fighting in Iraq

FORT BENNING, Ga. — The Department of Defense says a soldier from Georgia has been killed while fighting in Iraq. The military said late Monday that 25-year-old Sgt. Briand T. Williams, of Sparks, died Sunday from injuries he suffered when insurgents attacked his unit in Numaniyah. Williams w...

11/24/09 - 7:09am

Fort Discovery accepts food

Fort Discovery will be closed Thanksgiving Day, but will be open Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. According to the release, a child can receive admission by bringing in canned food or other nonperishable food item. A family can bring as many as five such items worth five child admissions....

11/24/09 - 6:59am

Savannah police chief search down to 14 applicants

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- The field of qualified candidates to head the Savannah-Chatham Police Department has been narrowed to 14. The number of finalists is expected to be reduced further before interviews take place, county human resources director Michael Kaigler said during a Police Policy Committee me...

11/24/09 - 6:54am

UGA tests outside smoking risks

ATHENS, Ga. -- Smoking bans have made the air healthier in bars and restaurants, but may have made the air just outside the establishments more hazardous, University of Georgia researchers have found. Nonsmoking diners and imbibers sitting in outdoor patios or sidewalk seating areas connected to th...

11/24/09 - 6:26am

Athens police arrest 3 from Kentucky in pre-game spree

ATHENS, Ga. --Three Kentucky fans allegedly went on a drunken rampage on the University of Georgia campus early Saturday morning, hours before their school's team beat the Bulldogs in Sanford Stadium. UGA police say the men threw rocks at cars and buildings, breaking windows, and turned over p...

11/24/09 - 6:21am

1-month-old boy abducted

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — South Carolina authorities are looking for a 1-month-old boy taken from a vehicle parked at a post office.

11/24/09 - 3:52am

Aiken school board to meet

The Aiken County School Board will discuss facility needs and improvements Tuesday night as part of an initiative to create a capital building campaign. The 7 p.m. meeting will be held at 1000 Brookhaven Drive. A copy of the school board’s agenda can be viewed at

01/08/10 - 11:37am

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