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Overnight shooting leaves one man dead

Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen says officials responded to the 2100 block of McNutt Road Saturday night at 10:19 p.m. in response to a shooting. The victim, identified as 61-year-old Victor Perkins, was found inside his home and appeared to have at least one gunshot wound.

WRDW-TV - 2018-08-19 09:54:00

Augusta University Police looking for man accused of sexual assault

RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga.(WJBF)- - Augusta University Police are looking a man accused of exposing himself to a female, Saturday night.

WJBF.COM - 2018-08-19 15:00:48

Child hit by vehicle in North Augusta

NORTH AUGUSTA, SC (WJBF) - - Lt. Tim Thornton with North Augusta Public Safety confirms that a one-year-old girl was hit by a car tonight. It happened on Conifer Court and Bradleyville Road just before 9 o'clock. She was taken to AUMC. Investigators with Aiken County Sheriff's Office and North Aug

WJBF.COM - 2018-08-19 02:49:30

North Augusta man arrested after deadly hit and run involving 1-year-old girl

North Augusta resident Dillon Hapner has been arrested following a hit-and-run that resulted in the death of a 1-year-old girl.At approximately 9 p.m. on Aug. 18, 1-year-old Rylee Bloodworth was struck by a burgundy Chevrolet Avalanche pickup truck. The incident occurred near Conifer Court in North

AIKEN STANDARD - 2018-08-19 21:00:00

One man dead after overnight car crash in McDuffie County

Officials later identified the victim as 22-year-old Austin Luke Ashley of Warrenton, Georgia. An incident report shows "Ashley lost control of the truck, crossed into the ditch striking a fence and was ejected from the vehicle resulting in his death."

WRDW-TV - 2018-08-18 11:17:00

Crime Blotter for Aug. 20

According to reports provided by the Aiken County Sheriff's Office:A Beech Island woman called police to report that her son, who held a large gathering at her Bell Drive home in her absence, grabbed her by the throat and pushed her against the wall when she asked everyone to leave.

AIKEN STANDARD - 2018-08-19 20:44:00

Officials seek help to locate missing Grovetown man

Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018GROVETOWN, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Public Safety officials are asking for help locating a missing Grovetown man.Darrell Watson left his residence in Grovetown on Thursday at 7:30 a.m. and has not been seen since.He was driving a 2006 blue Pontiac Grand Prix with front-end damage.Wa


Jefferson County deputy injured in crash while checking on other deputy

Colonel Clark Hiebert said Sgt. James Kitchens was involved in a single-car crash, after he was being sent to go check on another deputy who was not responding to the calls. Witnesses said Kitchens' vehicle was forced off the road, and the vehicle flipped multiple times.

WRDW-TV - 2018-08-18 21:21:00

Rescued dog's journey from the Chernobyl testing site to a home in Grovetown

Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018(News 12 at 6 O'Clock)GROVETOWN, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- An unlikely partnership between the Ukrainian government and international dog advocates leads to the rescue of hundreds of puppies near the Chernobyl nuclear testing site. 13 of those dogs have found homes across the United

WRDW-TV - 2018-08-18 18:49:00

Aiken County officials looking for gas station robbery suspect

Investigators say they are looking for a tall, light-skinned, black male wearing a black hat and all black clothing. They say the suspect fled the scene on foot, but are not sure which direction he was heading.

WRDW-TV - 2018-08-19 10:16:00

Sheriff Roundtree talks gangs, pay raises in first Facebook Live with media

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - - Besides the cars driving back and forth on Tobacco Road, the Spanish Trace neighborhood remains quiet during the day.


Suspect on run after shooting at Baymont Hotel in Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - Police are searching for a suspect in a shooting at an area hotel, Thursday night.


Crime blotter for Aug. 18

According to reports provided by the Aiken County Sheriff's Office:An Aiken woman reported Friday morning a man came into a Chavous Road residence, where she was and accused her of owing him money for rides. He thenstarted to drag her off the couch she where she was sitting. The woman said she pulle


DEVELOPING: Pedestrian hit on Georgia Avenue

Saturday August 18, 2018NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Aiken County dispatchers tell News 12 a pedestrian has been hit on Georgia Avenue.They said North Augusta Public Safety is handling the case -- we've reached out to them for more details but have not heard back yet.We have a crew headed to t

WRDW-TV - 2018-08-18 21:35:00

Two former DJJ Correctional Officers arrested, charged for contraband

DECATUR, Ga. (WJBF) - Two former DJJ officers are facing felony charges after smuggling contraband into the YDC.Chiquita Owsley and Ashley Mathis are accused of bringing cell phones into the Augusta Youth Development Campus and taking them past guard lines while on dudty.They both turned themselves


Two YDC correctional officers fired, arrested

Thursday, August 16, 2018AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice has fired two Augusta Youth Development Campus correctional officers.Chiquita Owsley and Ashley Mathis have been arrested after officials say they knowingly concealed cellphones and carried them into the


Man wanted in connection to Baymont Inn and Suites shooting

RICHMOND Co., GA (WJBF) - 32-year-old Mark Lynn Daniels is wanted Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime, and Possession of a Firearm by Convicted Felon in connection to the Baymont Inn and Suites Hotel shooting.


Georgia woman facing ‘longest sentence’ for leaking to media

Reality Winner, 26, walks out of the Federal Courthouse in Augusta, Ga., Tuesday afternoon June 26, 2018 after pleading guilty to leaking a classified document allegedly taken while she was working as a NSA contractor at Fort Gordon, Ga. She has been held in custody for nearly 13 months on a charge


Man wanted for taking 3 trucks and nearly $8K in tools and equipment from Herc Rentals

AUGUSTA, GA (WJBF) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office needs your help to find a suspect.46-year-old Harrison Bourne is accused of taking three trucks and nearly $8,000 in tools and equipment from Herc Rentals.It happened back in January.Investigators say Bourne did not make any payments or retur


"There's blood everywhere;" 911 call describes aftermath of armed robbery at Family Dollar

The report says when deputies got to the scene they found a woman on the ground behind the counter with gunshot wounds. A man wearing all black with a bandana over his face held the female employee at gunpoint, demanded money, and then shot her multiple times when she could not open the register.