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$767,113 raised for MCG children's hospital

The 25th Annual Children's Miracle Network Celebration raised $767,113 for the Medical College of Georgia Children's Medical Center, MCG Health spokeswoman Denise Parrish said today. The fundraiser was telecast live from the hospital's lobby on WRDW-TV (Channel !2) from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today....

06/06/10 - 7:36pm

Vandals break into Jenkins-White School

Between noon and 7 p.m. Friday, someone broke a window to gain entry to Jenkins-White Elementary School, according to a Richmond County incident report. Inside, vandals knocked over computers and cabinets, but no items were reported missing from the 15th Avenue school, the report said....

06/06/10 - 10:43pm

Teen drowns after jumping off SC swing bridge

SOCASTEE, S.C. - A South Carolina teen has drowned after jumping from the swing bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway near Socastee. Authorities told multiple media outlets the boy was swimming with friends this afternoon when he jumped from the bridge and didn't surface. The coroner's office d...

06/06/10 - 7:13pm

Man says wallet was taken in robbery

A man surrendered his wallet to a robber brandishing a black handgun along the 1700 block of Essie McIntyre Boulevard about 4 a.m. Saturday, according to an incident report. The victim told police the robber was wearing jeans and a white T-shirt....

06/06/10 - 7:07pm

McDowell resident reports peeping Tom

A resident of the 2100 block of McDowell Street told police a peeping Tom was looking at her through a window around 9:35 p.m. Friday. The man, who was wearing blue shorts and a white striped shirt, rode away on a red bicycle, according to a Richmond County incident report....

06/06/10 - 6:59pm

Mall store employee admits thefts

An employee of Abercrombie & Fitch at Augusta Mall is suspected in the thefts of $798 in clothing and $2,805 in cash from the store, according to a police report. Store manager Karen Duckworth told Richmond County law enforcement that the 25-year-old employee, who has not been charged, had admit...

06/06/10 - 9:35pm

Doughnut shop ransacked in break-in

A burglar climbed in and out through the drive-through window of Dunkin Donuts, 3024 Washington Road, while an employee was in the back of the store making a cake Saturday morning, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office report. The night auditor at the La Quinta Inn told authorities that ab...

06/06/10 - 10:49pm

Two killed in Atlanta parking lot shooting

ATLANTA - Atlanta police are trying to determine the motive behind a shooting in the parking lot of a special events facility on Piedmont Road that left two people dead. Atlanta police Maj. Keith Meadows told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the shooting occurred Saturday afternoon in ...

06/06/10 - 12:52pm

Security guard kills man outside Atlanta club

ATLANTA  — One man has been killed in a shooting after a security guard broke up a fight between three men outside a nightclub.

06/06/10 - 12:04pm

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
 
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