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S.C. mother convicted in sons' deaths blames poor defense

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A South Carolina mother convicted in 1995 of killing her two sons by rolling her car into a lake is asking for a new trial.

01/23/10 - 6:36pm

Authorities talking with USC Aiken student in Facebook probe

A 20-year-old student at the University of South Carolina Aiken has come forward in the investigation of a fake Facebook page that was created under an Aiken County GOP official’s name, Aiken County sheriff’s Sgt. Dave Meyers said today.

01/23/10 - 1:23pm

Homeless woman says man raped, sodomized and robbed her

homeless Augusta woman told police she was robbed, raped and sodomized early Thursday morning.

01/23/10 - 12:42pm

Augusta man says three men attacked him, took $100

An Augusta man says he was robbed Friday night while walking home in the 2500 block of Washington Road.

01/23/10 - 12:27pm

Employees paid others to work for them, falsified time cards

ATHENS, Ga. - Madison County Emergency Medical Services employees paid colleagues to work their shifts and then signed time cards claiming payment for the shifts they didn't work, county officials say.

01/23/10 - 12:16pm

Lilburn man, 19, in serious condition after hitting utility pole

LILBURN, Ga. — A 19-year-old from Lilburn was hospitalized after crashing his car into a utility pole while sending a text message on his cell phone.

01/23/10 - 12:01pm

Columbus man suffers collapsed lung, broken ribs in beating

COLUMBUS, Ga. — Columbus police say a 52-year-old man suffered serious injuries when he was assaulted while on a three-day drinking binge.

01/23/10 - 11:54am

Columbus police say 14-year-old girl lied about sexual assault

COLUMBUS, Ga. — Columbus police say a 14-year-old girl's report that she was sexually assaulted near a school bus stop on Jan. 14 was false.

01/23/10 - 11:56am

Golfer shoots 62 in second round

LA QUINTA, Calif. – Long-hitting Bubba Watson is using the wet weather to his advantage in the Bob Hope Classic. Watson shot a 10-under 62 today to take a two-stroke lead over Alex Prugh after the second round, which began and ended in driving rain. The storm wiped out play Thursday and threa...

01/22/10 - 7:49pm

Robbers crash near Washington Road interchange of I-20

Traffic was backed up tonight near Washington Road and Interstate 20 after a robbery suspect crashed his car and took off on foot. Richmond County sheriff’s Lt. Scott Gay said police were following the car about 6 p.m. after a reported robbery at Huntington Apartments in the 2900 block of Peri...

01/22/10 - 7:37pm
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