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North Augusta Teacher Leaves 2-Year-Old Daughter in Car All Day – At School! - AugustaCrime.com
“She realized what happened and immediately sought medical attention by driving directly to the hospital,” a North Augusta Public Safety report says. “She stated the child was unresponsive, so she decided to stop at the RCSO Station at 401 Walton Way (in Augusta).”
Beech Island woman struck and killed by vehicle
AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WFXG) - A Beech Island woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Tuesday night.According to Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton, 25-year-old Kaylin Foreman was walking north on Atomic Rd. near Berry Rd. when she was struck by a vehicle traveling the same direction. This happened at aro
UPDATE: 12-year-old dies after being electrocuted trying to retrieve football during game
AUGUSTA, Ga. — A 12-year old boy died Monday night after he was accidentally electrocuted by a fence.It happened at a football game at the Fleming Athletic Complex Oct. 15 in Augusta.Authorities said Melquan Robinson went to retrieve a football when he climbed a nearby fence and was electrocuted.The
One person dead in fatal crash on Atomic Road
BEECH ISLAND, S.C. (WJBF) - At least one person is dead after a crash in Beech Island.It happened around 8:45 Tuesday night on the 1300 block of Atomic Road. South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.No word yet on what caused the crash.Count on NewsChannel 6 for more on this developing story.
City of Augusta issues response to young boy's electrocution death at city park
One child dead, two injured after being electrocuted at Fleming ParkAUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - A young man has died after being electrocuted at a local park.The City of Augusta issued a response about the incident.In it, Administrator Janice Jackson says that she as well as Mayor Hardie Davis have reache
UPDATE | Youth pastors on hand during practice for Melquan Robinson’s teammates
ByAlexa Lightle; Ciara Cummings; Brooke Zauner; Staff|Posted:Tue 12:29 AM, Oct 16, 2018|Updated: Wed 7:13 PM, Oct 17, 2018
Boy Dies After Climbing Electrified Fence In Augusta Park
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A boy died after climbing a fence that was electrified at a park in Augusta.News outlets report 12-year-old Melquan Robinson was at football practice Monday evening in an Augusta park when he grabbed the chain-link fence that had been electrified by a live wire.Richmond County Co
Columbia man sentenced for screwdriver torture and murder
In the 10 years since Fred Tucker was tied up, tortured with a scalding screwdriver and shot dead in his South Carolina home, one of his killers has been convicted on state charges and sentenced to life in prison, seen that conviction overturned and pleaded guilty to federal charges. Now he’s again
Late night fire leaves home engulfed in flames on West Court in Augusta
AUGUSTA, GA (WJBF) - Crews were called to the scene of a fire just after 1:00 am Wednesday morning on West Court in Augusta, near Warren Road.
Georgia boy, 12, dies when he touches fence electrified by live wire | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic
AUGUSTA, Ga. -A 12-year-old Georgia boy died Monday when he touched a fence at an athletic complex that had been electrified by a live wire,The Augusta Chroniclereported.
Augusta commissioner Grady Smith dies
Tuesday, October 16, 2018AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Augusta mayor Hardie Davis confirms to News 12 that Augusta Commissioner Grady Smith has died.He was sworn in as a commissioner in December of 2010.Smith had a history of health issues. In 2012, he missed a handful of meetings because he was sick.
One child dead, two injured after being electrocuted at Fleming Park
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating the death of 12-year-old, who was apparently electrocuted at Fleming Park on Lumpkin Road.
Body found in woods on Deans Bridge Road, death investigated as suspicious
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - The Richmond County Coroners office is investigating a body that was found in South Augusta Monday morning.Coroner Mark Bowen tells NewsChannel 6 the body was found in the woods near the Wal-Mart on Deans Bridge Road.The body is male—but age, race and cause of death have yet to
Last 2 Victims of Small Plane Crash Off Hamptons Identified
Two more bodies and the fuselage of the plane were recovered from the water off the Hamptons, officials said. Rana Novini reports. (Published Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018)
Crews investigating early morning house fire on West Court
Wednesday, October 17, 20184:00 a.m.AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Fire crews are investigating an early morning house fire on West Court.Officials say the call came in around 1:00 a.m. Crews weren't sure what started the blaze but they are investigating.Investigators say the fire caused the roof to co
Boy was playing football when he grabbed a fence. Electric wire was touching it, cops say
A12-year-old boy in Augusta, Ga., was killed late Monday night when he was electrocuted near a local community center, according to WFXG.Melquan Kwame Robinson was playing football at the Bernie Ward Community Center when the incident occurred,according to WRDW.Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen sai
Darius Rucker to headline the 15th Anniversary Drive for Show, Rock Fore! Dough concert
AUGUSTA. GA (WJBF) - First Tee of Augusta announces that musician, Darius Rucker will return to headline the 15th Anniversary "Rock Fore! Dough" concert.
Power line down due to an early morning accident on Columbia Rd. in Edgefield Co.
AIKEN Co., SC (WJBF) - According to Edgefield County Dispatch, there has been an early morning accident on Columbia Road at Addison Street.
First Tee of Augusta to announce Rock Fore! Dough lineup
It's the 15th Anniversary of the Drive for Show, Rock Fore! Dough event.
Hazard grows with sunken boat
AUGUSTA, Ga (WJBF) - There's a growing danger on the Savannah River.We told you this weekend about the 50 foot house boat that sunk in the middle of the River near the boathouse.The worry is the wreck is sinking lower in the water making it more difficult for others on the water to see it.The Riverk