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Employee bitten by shoplifter

An Old Navy employee was bitten Saturday by a teenager attempting to shoplift clothes from the store, police said.

09/20/09 - 6:40pm

Burglar just escapes the chair

A burglar got more than he expected when he broke into a home in the 2700 block of Brenda Court in Augusta. A Richmond County sheriff’s report says that a 26-year-old man was in bed when he heard someone kicking in his front door about 4:30 a.m. Saturday. The man walked in on the burglar and s...

09/20/09 - 6:29pm

Philadelphia tops Atlanta 4-2

ATLANTA – The Philadelphia Phillies ended rookie Tommy Hanson's streak of 19 consecutive scoreless innings, beating Atlanta 4-2 today and damaging the Braves' faint NL wild-card hopes. Brad Lidge pitched another shaky ninth inning but posted his 31st save. The NL East-leading Phillies ...

09/20/09 - 8:17pm

Player was GreenJacket in 2008

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — A Dominican baseball prospect for the San Francisco Giants is the main suspect in the killing of a 25-year-old man, police said Sunday. Angel Villalona, who played for the Augusta GreenJackets last season, turned himself in 12 hours after the man was shot at...

09/20/09 - 5:51pm

Heavy rains close S.C. roads

SENECA, S.C. — Flooding caused by heavy rain forced officials in northwestern South Carolina to close about 30 roads, and forecasters say residents will have to wait before there will be any relief.

09/20/09 - 5:07pm

Martin holds off Montoya for victory in Chase opener

LOUDON, N.H. – Mark Martin held off Juan Pablo Montoya on a late frantic restart to win the Chase for the Championship opener at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. It is Martin's series-best fifth victory of the season and spoiled what could have been a blockbuster day for Montoya. Making his 1...

09/20/09 - 5:48pm

Falcons hold on to beat Panthers, improve to 2-0

ATLANTA – Jake Delhomme nearly made it through an entire game without a turnover. Then, with just 2½ minutes to go, Chris Houston handed the Carolina quarterback a familiar setback. Matt Ryan threw three touchdown passes in the first half and Houston stopped a Delhomme-led rally at the...

09/20/09 - 3:41pm

Trial to start in boy's slaying

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Dozens of volunteers spent a week helping police look for 6-year-old Christopher Michael Barrios after he vanished while playing in the mobile home park where he lived with his father and grandmother.

09/20/09 - 5:49pm

UPDATE: Armed robber sought

Aiken County authorities are looking for a man who robbed the Circle K gas station at 315 Hitchcock Parkway about 6:05 a.m. today.

09/20/09 - 7:00pm

Today at Westobou

A TRIBUTE TO PAVAROTTI: 3-4 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St.; with Georgia’s 3 Tenors; $12 general; $10 seniors and students with ID; FESTIVAL BELLS & BRASS: 4 p.m., Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel, Paine College; $5; advanced bell choirs of Reid Memorial P...

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