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Parking lot thefts at Aiken High

AIKEN -- Aiken High students found four vehicles broken into and one stolen from the school parking lot when they returned from a soccer game Tuesday night, according to Aiken Public Safety incident reports. The team was returning from Charleston about 11:30 p.m. where they found drivers' side windo...

05/12/10 - 4:53pm

Grand jury indicts on homicide charges

Two men were indicted this week in cases involving fatalities. Curtis Lemont Carter, 18, who is charged with the March 13 slaying of Scotty Mathis, 40, on Luckey Street, was indicted on malice murder, felony murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, according to grand jury...

05/12/10 - 12:37pm

4 teens attacked him, 63-year-old says

A 63-year-old Augusta man said he was beaten by four teenagers Tuesday who also tried to rob him. The victim said he noticed the four -- described as young black men between the ages of 15 to 18 -- following him Tuesday afternoon about 3:20 p.m. as he walked along Elkin Road near Kissingbo...

05/12/10 - 11:51am

Underage alcohol sales bring charges

Two Martinez store clerks were charged with selling alcohol to a minor during a recent undercover operation by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.

05/28/10 - 11:11pm

Augusta super market robbed

Police are looking for two men who robbed the Augusta Super Market, 2117 Martin Luther King Blvd., at gunpoint Tuesday night. The men, described as black and in their early 20s, entered the business with a handgun at 8:36 p.m. and demanded all the cash in the register from the man beh...

05/12/10 - 10:50am

Small earthquake reported near SC coast

LINCOLNVILLE, S.C. - Federal experts say a small earthquake has struck near the South Carolina coast. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake occurred near Lincolnville shortly after 5 a.m. Tuesday morning. The quake had a magnitude of 2.8. There have been no reports of damage or injuries...

05/12/10 - 8:36am

3 found shot to death in Suwanee, Ga.

SUWANEE, Ga. - Detectives in Suwanee are investigating the shooting deaths of three people at an apartment complex. Officers found the bodies inside a unit at the complex Tuesday night. Captain Clyde Beyers of the Suwanee Police Department says the killings appear to be domestic in nature, and ...

05/12/10 - 8:32am

As summer nears, expect gas prices to go ... down?

Gas prices are poised to fall as Memorial Day approaches, a change for motorists used to seeing increases.

05/12/10 - 8:28am

Man arrested after calling cops

A wanted man who was admittedly smoking crack cocaine called police on Tuesday to report his keys stolen. The suspect, Michael Studdard, 45, reported around 6 a.m. that he was smoking crack in room 116 of the Augusta Lodge when two men grabbed his arms and forcefully took the key to his vehicle out ...

05/12/10 - 4:49am

SCLC members ousted amid ongoing strife

ATLANTA  - Board members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference voted to remove six other members of the board today amid an ongoing internal struggle.

05/11/10 - 9:34pm
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