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Man arrested in Shelby Drive shooting case

Authorities have arrested a man in connection with a shooting about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 2900 block of Shelby Drive.

03/16/10 - 11:10pm

Ga. House bans gas chambers to euthanize pets

ATLANTA  - The House approved a bill that would outlaw the use of gas chambers to euthanize pets at animal shelters in Georgia. Under the bill - approved 115-46 on Tuesday - animals must be put to sleep through lethal injection. The bill's sponsor, state Rep. Tom Knox, called gas chambers, whic...

03/16/10 - 11:12pm

Plane crashes into Hilton Head beach jogger

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - A man jogging and listening to his iPod was hit from behind and killed by a small plane making an emergency landing.


03/17/10 - 3:29pm

Employee blamed for radiation contamination

A Savannah River National Laboratory technician's failure to adequately monitor her gloved hands caused clothing, skin contamination, report says.

03/16/10 - 4:00pm

MCG won't eliminate programs, staff and faculty told

Despite the threats of a shrinking state budget, MCG won't be eliminating any academic programs, the provost announced today.


03/16/10 - 3:17pm

Augusta police seek beer thief

Police are looking for a man who tried to rob a local grocery store this morning. At about 6:20 a.m., the man entered the Food Lion at 3722 Mike Padgett Highway and picked up a case of beer, according to Richmond County Sheriff's Sgt. Calvin Chew.  The man brought the beer to the clerk then pas...

03/17/10 - 2:49pm

Controlled burn near fort today

In case anyone sees smoke, there is a controlled burn of 500 acres taking place at Fort Gordon training areas today, according to a news release.  ...

03/16/10 - 12:35pm

Mother, teen charged after video found

Authorities have arrested an Augusta mother after a video was found on her nephew's cell phone showing her naked 2-year-old son erotically playing with a stuffed bear.

03/17/10 - 3:09pm

Ga. House bill blocks graphic crime photos

 ATLANTA -- The House voted to block distribution of crime-scene photos that show graphic victim photos.

03/16/10 - 5:25pm

Man charged after attack on mother, 75

An Augusta man was arrested Monday on sexual battery charges after he forced his 75-year-old mother to the floor and rummaged through her underwear for money. James Andrew Deas Jr., 50, of 1942 Starnes Street, is charged with robbery and sexual battery, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's repor...

03/16/10 - 11:32am
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