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1 Dead after Single Vehicle Crash in Burke County

Car-Crash graphic BURKE COUNTY, GA (WJBF) - The Burke County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly single vehicle crash in Waynesboro. The Sheriff's Office says it happened Sunday night at 10:40 pm on the 1700 Block of Idlewood Road and Highway 25. Officials say that the vehicle, a 2008 Ford F-

WJBF.COM - 2018-03-19 07:57:03

Man dead after crash on Rainbow Falls Road

A North Augusta man is dead after a crash on Rainbow Falls Road in Aiken County. The Aiken County Coroner's Office says 25 year-old Dexter Young Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene Sunday morning. Investigators say the victim was driving a 1992 Honda Accord going north on Rainbow Falls Road at abou

WFXG.COM - 2018-03-19 04:12:27

Family to hold prayer vigil for twin girls missing since 1990

The family of twin girls missing since 1990 will hold the first ever prayer vigil for them. AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - It was March 18, 1990 when twin girls Dannette and Jeannette Millbrook went missing while walking in the neighborhood of MLK Jr. Blvd. and 12th Street. The girls were on a mission to ge

WJBF.COM - 2018-03-18 16:19:12

UPDATE | Deputies locate missing Augusta woman

RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that Genzer has been found. Her condition is unknown, but she is believed to be okay. Investigators found Genzer at the mall, she also told investigators that she went to Waffle House. A deputy ended up bringing h

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-19 17:57:00

UPDATE | Investigators describe suspect who assaulted and tied-up woman in apartment

Monday, March 19, 2018 AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- News 12 has been able to confirm that the victim found tied up, gagged, and injured in an apartment on Walton Way did not know her attacker. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5' 10" or 5' 11", around 180 to 200 pounds. At the t

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-19 22:07:00

North Augusta man killed in fatal crash in Aiken County

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Aiken County Coroner's Office are investigating a fatal early morning crash in North Augusta. Dexter N. Young Jr., 25, of Rainbow Falls Road, North Augusta, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Rainbow Falls Rd. Young was driving North on Rainbow

NORTHAUGUSTASTAR.COM - 2018-03-18 20:47:00

Aiken man charged with exposing himself at Aiken Mall

An Aiken man was charged Saturday after he was caught exposing himself inside Books-A-Million inside the Aiken Mall on Whiskey Road. Vincent Tyrone Callahan, 29, of Adams Road, is charged with two counts of exposure of private parts in lewd and lascivious manner and trespass after notice, according

AIKEN STANDARD - 2018-03-19 17:50:00

Suspect description released in Walton Way sexual assault

AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has released a suspect description in the case of last week's sexual assault at an apartment on Walton Way. Thursday morning, deputies responded to Colonel Court Apartments on Walton Way where a woman had been tied up and gagged, cut with a knife a

WJBF.COM - 2018-03-19 19:10:40

Business owners raising money for funeral of Latania Janell Carwell

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - A couple of Augusta business owners raising money to help pay for Latania Carwell's funeral expenses. The teenager's body was found in South Augusta last week after being missing for nearly a year. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against her stepfather, Leon Tripp,


Two injured in two-car collision on Augusta Highway

A vehicle traveling into another's path caused a two-vehicle accident on Augusta Highway March 8. According to Georgia State Patrol Trooper First Class Brandon Gandy, an Acura driven by Kimberly J. Slater, 50, of Grovetown, was traveling westbound on Augusta Highway just outside of Dearing near the


2018 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Augusta

People from all over the CSRA came out to celebrate at the St. Patrick's Day parade in Downtown Augusta. The downtown area was cover in green as the traditional parade route shut down Broad St. Immediately following the parade there was a free festival at the Augusta Commons. Those who came out had


Four car accident on Bobby Jones stalls traffic, no life threatening injuries

AUGUSTA, G.A. (WFXG) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office says there were no life threatening injuries after a four car accident stalled traffic on Bobby Jones Expressway Friday afternoon. It happened near the Windsor Spring Road Exit, around 1:10 p.m. Traffic In a statement from Public Informat


Loved ones, strangers release balloons in honor of LaTania Janell Carwell

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - Members of the community gathered to release balloons in honor of LaTania Janell Carwell, the teenager whose body was found in south Augusta last week after going missing last April. "She was everything that any parent could've asked for," said Lori Myles, who was Carwell's 10t


GBI investigating double homicide in McDuffie; bodies found in crash

THOMSON, GA (WFXG) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is now involved in the death investigation of two people from Evans, Georgia. Authorities have released the names of the victims, 43 year old Kenyetta Germany and 42 year old Cheri Stone. Both victims were found inside a vehicle that had exit


Big turnout for first annual Aiken's Bacon & Brews festival in downtown Aiken

A large crowd gathered Friday night on Newberry Street for the inaugural Aiken's Bacon & Brews festival. Organized by the Kiwanis Club of Aiken as a fundraiser for the club, the event featured vendors offering at least one item with bacon in it. "I love bacon and I love beer - so you know I wasn't a

AIKEN STANDARD - 2018-03-17 23:24:00

Crews on the scene of fire at US Battery in Evans

EVANS, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Firefighters are on the scene of a fire at the US Battery plant at 717 North Belair Road in Evans. According to dispatch, the call came in just before 12 p.m. No roads are currently blocked but they expect that will change. This is a developing story, stay tuned for updates


Augusta man charged with Elder Abuse

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - An Augusta man is behind bars accused of abusing a disabled adult. 54-year-old John Ray was arrested Thursday. According to police, he's facing a charge of neglect to a disabled adult, elder person or resident. AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - An Augusta man is behind bars accused of abus


UPDATE | Aiken officer involved shooting, suspect refused to drop rifles

Thursday, March 15, 2018 AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A man was taken to an area hospital in stable condition after being shot twice by an officer. Reportedly, the ACSO deputies and New Ellenton Police Officers responded to the 1100 block of Colbert Bridge Road after a call came concerning a d


Winning Powerball ticket sold in Aiken

AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- One lucky person in Aiken is the owner of a winning lottery ticket. South Carolina Lottery officials say a ticket worth $2 million has been sold at the Circle K convenience store at 1925 Edgefield Highway. All five numbers on the ticket were a match. The odds of that happe


Crews extinguish fire at US Battery in Evans

Firefighters quickly put out a fire at the U.S. Battery plant in Evans Friday. Crews responded to the plant on N Belair Road around noon. The fire was contained to the filtration system on the outside of the building. Staff quickly started safety precautions and evacuated the building. No injuries w