Ga. Tech students getting robbed

ATLANTA - Police at the Georgia Institute of Technology are investigating a pair of robberies, telling students in a crime alert that one suspect is described as 12 to 13 years old.

Storms cause problems near Macon, Athens

WINDER, Ga. - Powerful lightning and high winds from storms over Barrow County kept firefighters and emergency crews busy all night. Lighting also sparked house fires in Macon.

Boy may sue SC over license photo

COLUMBIA- An organization that supports transgender rights is planning to sue South Carolina after the state wouldn't issue a driver's license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup.

Man shot dead at SC police station

GREENVILLE, S.C. - A suspect was killed and a Greenville officer was hurt in a shooting outside police headquarters.

Savannah International Paper worker killed

SAVANNAH, Ga. - International Paper Co. officials have identified a worker killed at the company's Savannah mill as 58-year-old Ricky Salter.

Dog stabbed inside Ga. pet store

NEWNAN, Ga. - Police say a pit bull was repeatedly stabbed during a pet adoption event inside a PetSmart store in the west Georgia town of Newnan, horrifying adults and children.

Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

Public safety officials push for new radio system

After a February ice storm left deputies and firefighters without radio communications for extended periods, public safety officials want their own radio system.

Chris Kirk rallies to win the Deutsche Bank

NORTON, Mass. - Former Georgia golfer Chris Kirk closed with 5-under-par 66 to win the Deutsche Bank Championship and bolster his case for a Ryder Cup pick.

Lincolnton 17-year-old drowns in cove

Many in Lincoln County were in mourning after the weekend drowning of a teenager from a well-known family in Lincolnton.

Phillies combine to no-hit Braves

ATLANTA - Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate.

Personal care home under scrutiny

A warrant to search a four-bedroom home in Hephzibah suspected of serving as an unlicensed personal care home for 18 people was issued recently.

Savannah cops investigate 2 weekend slayings

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Police in Savannah are seeking leads after two men were shot to death over the Labor Day holiday weekend.

Owner of South Carolina strip club charged in prosititution case

WELLFORD, S.C. - The owner of a strip club in Spartanburg County has been charged with prostitution after dancers offered to perform sex acts for money.

Commissioners seek attorney general's opinion on SPLOST

Two Augusta commissioners are seeking an opinion from Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens on the city's disbursement of sales tax proceeds to non-profits.

North Augusta woman charged in husband's shooting

A North Augusta woman has been charged in connection with the shooting death of her 63-year-old husband.

September tourist spending expected to near $9 million

The combination of cyber network discussions, triathletes competing and a downtown international festival will generate $8.97 million in direct visitor spending.

UGA win has media gushing

Two ESPN analysts not only have Georgia in their top four after week one but put them at No. 1.

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

Employee played lottery without paying, boss says

An Augusta restaurant owner is short about $3,000 after one of his employees played lottery tickets without paying, a police report states.

Obstructed views a danger for drivers

Sometimes the biggest threat to a motorist isn't what's on the roadway, but what's off of it. From trees to bushes to signs to fences, it's whatever obstructs the view of oncoming traffic.

Three-plus decades have passed in cold case

Columbia County sheriff’s investigators might never know what happened to Craig Fallaw outside a West Lake security booth Oct. 6, 1978.

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