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Women shot as they slept

KENNESAW, Ga. — Two women who were shot while sleeping in their home have non-life threatening injuries. Police told WGCL-TV that someone shot at the women in their Kennesaw home about 3:45 a.m. Saturday. The women were in a front bedroom with the curtains drawn. The shooter was outside the ho...

12/27/09 - 8:22pm

Police shoot drugstore robber

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. — Police shot and wounded a robbery suspect who pulled a gun at drugstore in Fayetteville. Officers responded at 7:40 p.m. Saturday to a call reporting an attempted robbery at a Walgreens. Police say the suspect was still inside the store in the pharmacy area when officers a...

12/27/09 - 8:22pm

Chesnutt memorial service today

ATHENS, Ga. - A memorial service will be held today for singer-songwriter Vic Chesnutt, who died Christmas Day at age 45. The family will receive visitors and hold a memorial service at Bridges Funeral Home, 3035 Atlanta Highway, from 3 to 6 p.m., followed by a gathering at Ciné, 234 West Ha...

12/27/09 - 10:57am

Armed robbery reported in North Augusta

Police are searching for two armed men who robbed The Big H store at 631 E. Buena Vista Avenue in North Augusta earlier tonight.

12/27/09 - 12:13am

Electronics stolen from downtown restaurant

Someone broke into The Sports Center restaurant at 594 Broad Street and stole two televisions off of a wall.

12/26/09 - 11:12pm

Coach Urban Meyer stepping down at Florida

Highly successful coach has resigned because of health reasons, the school announced this evening.

12/26/09 - 8:20pm

Police say Madison man accidentally killed self Christmas

MADISON, Ga. — Authorities are investigating the death of man who apparently accidentally shot himself while showing off his gun on Christmas morning. Neighbors told WSB-TV that the man dropped the loaded gun while showing it to his adult children Friday at a home in Morgan County. Police con...

12/26/09 - 7:33pm

Shot fired into Hephzibah girl's bedroom Christmas morning

Someone fired a shot into a 15-year-old girl’s bedroom early Christmas morning on the 2900 block of Arrowwood Circle in Hephzibah. A Richmond County sheriff’s report states that both the girl and her mother were awakened when they heard the gunshot about 12:30 a.m. The bullet came throug...

12/26/09 - 8:01pm

Man, 66, says he was beaten, bound, robbed in motel room

A 66-year-old Augusta man told police that two men and a woman kicked in the door of his motel room and robbed him at gunpoint at about 1:20 a.m. today. According to a Richmond County sheriff’s report, the armed robbery occurred at the Parkway Inn at 2852 Washington Road. The man told police t...

12/26/09 - 6:54pm

Christmas crime: 18 vehicles broken into near North Augusta

More than 18 vehicles in several nearby North Augusta neighborhoods were broken into Christmas Eve and Christmas morning. The break-ins are believed to have occurred between 10 p.m. Thursday and 2 a.m. Friday, according to Edgefield County sheriff’s investigators. They were reported on Copela...

12/26/09 - 6:35pm
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