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RCSO looking to identify man, wanted for questioning

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Authorities are looking for the man pictured above. He is wanted for questioning in reference to a cell phone theft. The theft was said to have taken place at Yeung Supermarket on Olive Road in Augusta on March 19, 2018. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office asks that anyo

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-22 00:41:00

Two people injured after accident on Jefferson Davis Highway

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Law enforcement say two people were taken to the hospital after a possible wrong-way crash accident on Jefferson Davis Highway Wednesday morning. Dispatchers say the call came in around 3:19 am. The accident happened near the Greg's Gas Plus on Highway 78. Officers

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-21 13:28:00

UPDATE | Owner of daycare faces multiple charged for leaving kids locked in building

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Karen Jones, the owner of Karen's Kiddie Korner, was arrested Friday after investigators say she left nine children alone, locked inside. AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- After facing a judge Wednesday, Karen Jones faces nine counts of false imprisonment, as well as nine counts

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-21 22:40:00

Local pastor works to assist addicts and criminals

Warren County native and former addict Elder Jeffery Hobbs works to help people who are in the same situation in which he was once involved. Hobbs runs a ministry called "Been There Done That,"but before becoming a minister, Hobbs lived a life of drug addiction. He was born in Camak in 1961, and he

MCDUFFIEPROGRESS.COM - 2018-03-21 20:14:00

Warrenville teen arrested for third time in less than a year

An Warrenville teen who just can't seem to stay out of trouble was arrested early Tuesday morning for the third time in less than a year. Desmond Bates, 19, of the 200 block of Saint Johns Place in Warrenville, is now charged with simple possession of marijuana and contributing to the delinquency of

AIKEN STANDARD - 2018-03-20 16:59:00

One person taken to the hospital after shooting near Gordon Highway

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Richmond County dispatch says one person was taken to the hospital after a shooting on Leyland Place near Gordon Highway. They say it happened around 8:30 Monday evening. Details are limited at the moment. We have reached out to the sheriff's office for more information a


SRP Park fluid traffic plan, parking options; city looking to hire trolley drivers

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) - North Augusta City Administrator Todd Glover walked WJBF NewsChannel 6 through the proposed traffic plan for baseball games at SRP Stadium. "Our parking decks are color coded so we have specific traffic ingress and egress for each color coded deck and then we have speci

WJBF.COM - 2018-03-21 20:05:53

Report: Man finds 2 year old in parking lot

Cinnamon Chenise Flemmins, 38, of 305 Margaret St., Greenwood was arrested Tuesday and charged with unlawful conduct toward a child. Greenwood police went Tuesday to the Greenwood Housing Authority, where an employee had found a 2-year-old child wandering in a parking lot, according to a report. The

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-03-21 17:26:00

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


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-


Lee Wimmer indicted on federal securities fraud charge

The founder of a now-bankrupt Greenwood investment firm has been indicted on a securities fraud charge in U.S. District Court. On Friday, federal prosecutors filed a four-page complaint against Melvin Lee Wimmer in the Greenville division of the U.S. District Court's South Carolina district, asserti


BREAKING | Semi truck crashes into PCS Nitrogen

Monday, March 19, 2018 AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- At this time crews are working to pull the cab of the truck out of the drainage canal. Workers tell News 12 that after unloading, the truck was seen leaving along one of the back roads near the plant before the accident happened. There are no furt


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


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


N.A. City Council passes resolution to buy trolleys for City use; establishes parking fines

Twenty-one days away from the first game at SRP Park, North Augusta City Council passed a resolution that could help make parking and going to the stadium a little bit easier. Council passed a resolution allowing the city administrator to take steps to purchase trolleys for city use. Council also vo


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-


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


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,


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


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