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Aiken authorities look into fatal shooting

Investigators were searching for clues in a fatal shooting that occurred about 8:10 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Abbeville Avenue in Aiken.

09/09/09 - 7:39am

Vazquez sharp in win

HOUSTON – Javier Vazquez struck out nine in seven shutout innings and the Atlanta Braves snapped a five-game losing skid with a 2-1 win over the Houston Astros tonight. Adam LaRoche and Nate McLouth hit solo homers off Felipe Paulino for Atlanta. Vazquez (12-9) allowed three hits and Rafael S...

09/08/09 - 10:51pm

Pugh expects to play Saturday

ATHENS, Ga. – Georgia safety Makiri Pugh expects to play against South Carolina after recovering from swine flu. Pugh tested positive for the H1N1 virus last week and didn't play in the season opener against Oklahoma State. But he got over the illness in a couple of days and was back at pr...

01/08/10 - 2:22pm

More evidence revealed in Weinberger case

EATONTON, Ga. – By day Jay Weinberger lived the kind of successful life that many businessmen live. But, for unknown reasons, when darkness settled in he became a thief, authorities say.

09/08/09 - 11:17pm

Bank bag taken from business

Someone broke in and stole a bank deposit bag from Precision Tune Auto Care at 1652 Gordon Highway during the holiday weekend.

09/08/09 - 10:09pm

Mistrial declared in murder case

A judge declared a mistrial in a murder case today when the jury announced it was deadlocked after hours of deliberations over three days. Cornelius R. Wright, 30, pleaded not guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to murder, aggravated assault and weapon charges. He is accused of killing 22-year...

09/08/09 - 10:06pm

Bond set in May assault case

An Augusta man facing six counts of aggravated assault for allegedly driving into a crowd of people outside the Augusta Mall was granted a $30,000 bond today. Keith L. Varner, Jr., 19, has been in custody since his arrest for a May 15 incident that sent four people to the hospital. In Richmond Cou...

09/08/09 - 10:04pm

Three win outright in Aiken GOP primary

AIKEN – Three candidates, including an incumbent, have been declared unofficial winners in today's Aiken Republican primary.

01/20/10 - 10:21pm

Defending champ to face Clijsters

NEW YORK – Defending champion Serena Williams advanced to the U.S. Open semifinals, setting up a showdown against Kim Clijsters. The No. 2-seeded Williams beat No. 10 Flavia Pennetta, of Italy, 6-4, 6-3 tonight to improve to 23-1 in Grand Slam singles matches this season. Williams has won thr...

09/08/09 - 8:42pm

Students: Speech should have been shown

As schools across America tuned in to watch President Obama’s address to America’s youth, many Richmond and Columbia county schools chose to keep their televisions off and their textbooks open.

01/08/10 - 3:59pm
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