Ga. doctor robbed of more than money: Pants stolen, too

A robber got away with more than money in Georgia: Officials say he demanded his victim's pants.

Richt says UGA still recruiting quarterback transfer

Georgia still interested in Virginia graduate transfer quarterback Greyson Lambert.

FIFA president will resign

FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he will resign from soccer's governing body amid a widening corruption scandal and has promised to call for fresh elections to choose a successor.

GRU police chief placed on leave

Georgia Regents University's police chief is on administrative leave because of an unidentified investigation.

Missing man's body discovered at Thurmond Lake

Columbia County authorities said the body of a man who went missing at a Thurmond Lake recreation area more than two weeks ago was found Tuesday morning.

Marshall Square residents gather at shelter

Families arrived in droves to collect grandparents, mothers, fathers, aunts and uncles who were evacuated after a fire gutted the Marshall Square retirement community in Evans this morning.

Second child dies from road crash

A 9-year-old Augusta boy died in a hospital after being injured in a Monday crash on River Watch Parkway.

1 dead in early-morning blaze at Evans retirement community

Columbia County Coroner Vernon Collins identified the deceased woman as Dorothy Carpenter, 91. She was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:59 a.m., Collins said.

Monday, June 1, 2015

Catching aggressive drivers a challenge

Authorities know that road rage is a problem in the Augusta area, but they say catching aggressive drivers in the act isn't easy.

Stormwater fee decision faces deadline amid opposition

With just two regular June meetings, commissioners must either approve the fee and a second reading this month to cover $1.25 million in costs, or formally amend the 2015 budget.

Tolbert appeal to be heard Tuesday

Terry Tolbert is appealing his Richmond County Superior Court conviction for the Jan. 26, 1996, shooting death of 22-year-old Shelley Griffin Jr.

Vets getting belated homecoming parade

Vietnam veterans who were often scorned when they returned from war are being honored later this month with a parade and ceremony at Fort Gordon.

Students see technology from drone's view

The school district originally purchased the quadcopter as a way to document the progress of ongoing renovations to existing district buildings and new construction efforts.

8-year-old dies in traffic collision

John Powell, 8, was killed when a Toyota Corolla and Dodge Ram truck collided near the intersection of River Watch Parkway and Stevens Creek Road.

Child's condition improving after Aiken County school bus wreck

Michayla Brown, a preschooler from Beech Island, was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center about 7 a.m. Wednesday after the bus she was in collided with a tractor-trailer. On Monday afternoon, ...

Clerk of court cited with contempt

The Columbia County clerk of court was cited with contempt of court, accused for not following orders on how to file documents.

Shooting claim was prank, police say

Columbia County authorities are investigating a prank call from a man who claims he shot his mother.

Augusta Chevy dealership sold

Gordon Chevrolet was rebranded Malcolm Cunningham Chevrolet on Monday, denoting new ownership of the Gordon Highway dealership after eight years.

Will hurricane luck run out?

OCEAN CITY, Maryland - For millions of Americans living in the hurricane zones on the Gulf and East coasts, recent decades have been quiet - maybe too quiet.

Bruce Jenner on Vanity Fair cover

NEW YORK - Bruce Jenner has made his debut as a transgender woman in in the July issue of Vanity Fair.
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