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Man, 57, dies in house fire

An Augusta man died tonight in a house fire on 13th Avenue.

01/03/10 - 11:19pm

Lows in teens forecast Monday

Very cold temperatures and a northwest wind could combine to create wind chills as low as 10 degrees early Monday, the National Weather Service said in a special weather statement posted tonight.

01/03/10 - 11:19pm

$500 in damage done to washers

Authorities are investigating a theft and vandalism at the Easy Do Laundry at 1343 12th St. About 11:30 a.m. Friday a 20-year-old man and three juveniles entered the laundromat and stole about $250 in change from coin depositories, a Richmond County sheriff's report says. They also damaged fiv...

01/03/10 - 9:22pm

Woman left children alone on New Year's Eve, police say

An Augusta woman who police say left her children at home alone to go partying on New Year’s Eve has been arrested.

01/03/10 - 9:12pm

Secret Service probing effigy of Obama in Carter's hometown

PLAINS, Ga. — A spokesman for the U.S. Secret Service says the agency is investigating an effigy of President Obama found hanging from a building in the hometown of former President Carter. Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan told The Associated Press that the large black doll was found Saturd...

01/29/10 - 8:34am

S.C. lawmaker wants to make threat against military a felony

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A South Carolina lawmaker plans to introduce a bill that would make it a felony to threaten violence against military members or their families because they are serving their country. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports that the proposal would make the threats a felon...

01/03/10 - 7:36pm

No murder charges in death

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A South Carolina man has died 10 years after a brutal beating left him unable to feed, clean or care for himself. The family of 43-year-old Troy Knapp wishes his attackers could be charged with murder, and the coroner's office says his death in November after a seizure i...

01/03/10 - 7:35pm

Falcons beat Bucs to earn consecutive winning seasons

TAMPA, Fla. – Matt Ryan threw for 223 yards and two touchdowns Sunday, helping the Falcons beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20-10 to finish with consecutive winning records for the first time in franchise history. Standing in for injured leading rusher Michael Turner, Jason Snelling ran for 147 y...

01/03/10 - 5:24pm

Man charged in shooting death

A man was arrested early today in connection with a fatal shooting at the Econo Lodge at 2051 Gordon Highway on May 16. Richmond County sheriff’s Investigator William Leisey said Nicholas Nathaniel Johnson, 20, was arrested after deputies responded to a suspicious situation at the Heritage Apa...

01/03/10 - 8:17pm

3 die in S.C. mobile home fire

HONEA PATH — Authorities say three people have died in a mobile home fire in South Carolina. Anderson County Deputy Coroner Don McCown says 43-year-old Fred Jackson; his 46-year-old wife, Maxine Jackson; and their 19-year-old daughter, Faith Jackson, died of smoke inhalation in the blaze late ...

01/03/10 - 7:35pm
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