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Georgia saving turtles from Gulf oil spill

Slick with orangey oil, sea turtles are only too easy to scoop. "Sometimes in the oil you can literally get the net under them," said Mark Dodd, a Georgia biologist.

06/06/10 - 7:35am

Analysis: Barrow tiptoes past 'Don't ask; don't tell'

As he apparently has in the past, Barrow seems to suspect there are fewer gay-rights advocates than social conservatives in Georgia's 12th District.


06/06/10 - 7:13am

Georgia molestation suspect caught, beaten by victim's father

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A former sheriff's deputy allegedly caught molesting his best friend's 13-year-old daughter last Sunday morning was later threatened with a gun and beaten with a bat.

06/06/10 - 6:58am

Murder charge filed in stabbing death

RINCON, Ga. - A man has been charged with murder in the killing of a 60-year-old Rincon woman found stabbed to death in her kitchen last week. Rincon police Chief Mike Bohannon said Friday that 45-year-old Chris Todd Lowery of Guyton is charged with felony murder, malice murder, aggravated assa...

06/05/10 - 7:22pm

Burger King customer didn't get it her way

An Augusta resident has been banned from the Burger King on Deans Bridge Road. According to a report from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Aishaia Monte Joe of the 2600 block of Drayton Drive went into the restaurant about 7:30 p.m. Friday and became angry when her order wasn't made r...

06/05/10 - 12:50pm

Man says he was struck on head, robbed

A 34-year-old man told police that he was attacked and robbed while walking Friday night. According to a Richmond County sheriff's report, the man was approached by someone and hit on the head with an object as he was walking on R.A. Dent Boulevard at Wrightsboro Road about 11 p.m. When he woke up, ...

06/05/10 - 12:40pm

Robbery reported at apartment complex

Richmond County sheriff's deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery at Heritage Apartments shortly after 2 a.m. today. According to a report, two men approached a man and woman from behind while they were outside smoking. One of the thieves, whose face was covered with a black cloth, pointe...

06/05/10 - 12:24pm

Lakeside teacher faces board review

A Lakeside High School teacher accused of helping students cheat on tests will face a school board hearing on Tuesday.

06/04/10 - 5:00pm

Body of man missing 9 years found in Aiken

Local investigators and FBI agents have discovered the remains of an Atlanta man who had been missing for nearly nine years.

06/04/10 - 4:38pm

Georgia bans texting while driving; targets teens

Georgia drivers soon will be banned from texting, checking e-mail or using the Internet behind the wheel and teens can't use cell phones while driving.

06/04/10 - 2:54pm
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