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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

Tiger to return at Masters

PALM HARBOR, Fla. - Tiger Woods will return to golf at the Masters next month.

03/16/10 - 11:25am

Augusta Census job fair this week

The University of Phoenix's Augusta campus and the local census office will host a job fair Thursday to help fill positions for the upcoming population count. The fair will be help from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the University of Phoenix's campus at 3150 Perimeter Parkway. The census is hiring se...

03/16/10 - 10:16am

Man arrested after 5-mile police chase

  Deputies say they have arrested the driver who led them on a five-mile pursuit this morning, which ended in a wrecked Lincoln Navigator. The driver, identified as Michael Jones, was sitting behind the wheel of the Navigator at the corner of Doug Barnard Parkway and Dan Bowles Road around...

03/16/10 - 10:46am

Part of Harper Street closed until Friday

The southbound lane of Harper Street from 15th Street to the north parking deck entrance of the Medical College of Georgia Hospital will be closed until Friday. The closure will happen each day from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., according to a Richmond County Engineering Department press release. Crews will be ...

03/16/10 - 8:20am

North Augusta officers chase man into woman's apartment

Officers in North Augusta chased a man into a woman's North Augusta Gardens apartment Monday after the man fled during a traffic stop. Aaron Sherrod Bussey, 31, of 470 Madison Road, is charged with driving under suspension, disobeying a lawful order, giving false information, entering a dwelling wit...

03/16/10 - 8:17am

Train carrying luxury cars burns in the middle of a Georgia marsh

Firefighters battled a Monday fire involving two burning rail cars loaded with automobiles.

03/16/10 - 9:50am
 
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