Richmond County Crime

Mystery endures in '99 slaying ...


In broad daylight, an early 1980s model Oldsmobile drove by the home of Jason Larry Toomer and... Read more

Augusta teenager shot, killed Friday afternoon

An Augusta teenager was pronounced dead after being accidentally shot Friday afternoon in Richmond County.

Caleb McNatt, ... Read more

Man sentenced in vehicular homicide case

One person after another spoke Friday of Eryc “Jordan” Riddle’s loving spirit and strong faith, the last of whom was the man accused of causing... Read more

Six chickens killed at Augusta home, suspects sought

Authorities are investigating an incident in which six chickens were found dead Monday at an Augusta residence.

About 5:30 p.m.,... Read more

Competency of man facing murder charges may affect trial


Defense attorneys representing the Hephzibah man accused of killing his parents and little brother in May 2013 anticipate... Read more

Former AU vice provost arrested on theft charges


A former vice provost at Augusta University was arrested today on a grand jury arrest warrant that accuses him of theft.... Read more

Augusta man to serve 20 years for sexual assault on disabled relative


A 63-year-old Augusta man who admitted he sexually assaulted a mentally disabled relative pleaded guilty Monday.

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Prison sentence for child molestation

An Augusta man whose father served time in prison for child molestation was sentenced to prison Friday for aggravated child molestation.... Read more

Augusta woman granted bond in child abuse case


An Augusta woman held in jail since her April indictment on a charge of cruelty to children was granted a $50... Read more

Augusta man gets bond in shooting case


A $75,000 bond was granted Tues­day to an Augusta man who has spent months in jail awaiting trial... Read more