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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

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

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

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

Semi truck crashes through PCS Nitrogen Plant gates

Richmond County Fire Crews responded to the scene of a truck crashed through the gate of PCS Nitrogen plant on the 700 block of Laney Walker Blvd. in downtown Augusta. According to the Augusta Fire Department, the call came in around 4:20 Monday afternoon. Investigators say the truck had just made a

WJBF.COM - 2018-03-19 21:58:16

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

UPDATE | Winner of Aiken Powerball ticket comes forward

Monday, March 19, 2018 AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A man traveling through South Carolina is now $2 million richer, after picking up a winning ticket in Aiken. The winner, whose name has not been released, lives in North Carolina. He says he checked the ticket a few times to make sure his eyes weren'

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-20 01:42:00

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


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


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

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


UPDATE | Aiken man facing three counts of attempted murder

Friday, March 16, 2018 AKIEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Investigators say Gary Dale Patton of Aiken is facing charges after he allegedly fired one of the two rifles he was carrying while approaching down the driveway towards authorities. The 49-year-old is being charged with three counts each for Attempt


Augusta woman with mental challenges missing from home

Richmond Coutny Sheriff's Office seeks the public's help finding Genzer. Though 27, her mother reports she has the mental capactiy of a 5-year-old. AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - Richmond County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help locating a woman they say has mental challenges. Authorities report 27-

WJBF.COM - 2018-03-18 20:40:50

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,


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


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


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


Suspects wanted for questioning in theft of towing dolly

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Two people are wanted for questioning in connection to the theft of a towing dolly behind the Augusta Beauty Outlet at 2512 Peach Orchard Road. According to Richmond County Sheriff's Office, the suspects are only wanted for questioning at this time. The theft occurred on


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