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Georgia man accused of fatally shooting wife indicted
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - - A man accused of fatally shooting his wife in a parking lot of a Georgia War Veterans nursing home days after being served with divorce papers has been indicted.The Augusta Chronicle reports a Richmond County grand jury returned an indictment Tuesday against 29-year-old Richar
Johnston Man Dies from Injuries after Hwy 121 Crash
Larry Lybrand, 73, of Johnston, died May 22 a little after 4:00 p.m. at Augusta University Hospital as a result of injuries he received in a head-on collision on Hwy 121 that same day. According to the SC Highway Patrol, the crash occurred just before 3:00 in the afternoon when Lybrand, who was dri
Homicide Investigation Underway on Milledgeville Road
AUGUSTA, GA (WJBF) -Richmond County Investigators are working a homicide investigation in the 3300 block of Milledgeville Road.The Richmond County Coroner's Office has confirmed that a body has been sent to the GBI Crime Lab for an autopsy.Officials say the investigation is in the early stages.Stay
Deadly Burke County Accident Along Highway 25
Burke County, GA-- -The Burke County Sheriff's Office tells us, one person has died and another seriously injured in an accident off Highway 25.
Investigators use stolen cell phone to track suspects
Wednesday, May 23, 2018AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Two suspects have been arrested after attempting to rob a business on the 2900 block of Washington Road.Officials say two males entered the Verizon store demanded money and took the clerk to the back of the shop.The suspects reportedly took two cell
Family searching for missing Graniteville teen
Sanaii Singleton, 15, of Graniteville, has been missing for 11 days and her family are asking for help to find her.Photos provided by CFSI Missing
Augusta on Ice moving to Grovetown to join forces with Lights of the South
Grovetown, GA (WJBF) -Augusta on Ice is making a move. The outdoor rink was a big hit at the Augusta Common last holiday season, but now they are skating away from downtown. Their new home will be in Grovetown as they are teaming up with local tradition Lights of the South.
Greenwood law enforcement authorities collect hundreds of illegal guns
GREENWOOD, S.C. (WSPA) - Law enforcement officials in Greenwood County have collected 389 illegal guns since May 2017, according to a release from the Sheriff's Office.
Evans woman arrested following argument with son, niece
Tuesday, May 22, 2018EVANS, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Columbia County Sheriff's Office has arrested 34-year-old Michelle Rose Cottengain after deputies say she got into a physical altercation with her son and niece.According to the witnesses, her 14-year-old son son and 12-year-old niece, Cottengain re
Crews battle early morning fire in Aiken
Tuesday, May 22, 2018AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Aiken crews battles a structure fire Tuesday morning on Pine Drive.News 12 is told the fire broke out around 6:10 a.m. and two structures were in flames.No one was injured in the fire. Crews had to use 17 gallons of water to extinguish the blaze.
Greenwood cheerleader Seven Smith signs with Newberry
Buy NowFront row, from left, are Quanda Gardner, Seven Smith and Evangeline Gardner. Back row, from left, are Greenwood cheerleading coach Diana Baker, Ty Coates and Quin Smith.Skylar Rolstad | INDEX-JOURNAL
Greenwood woman faces domestic violence charge
Nicole Tamika Butler, 32, of 636 Chipley Ave., Greenwood was arrested Saturday and charged with first-degree domestic violence.
Local officers still at work solving recent spike of shootings
More guns were seized by law enforcement in Greenwood County in about a year than there were days in the year.The past several months have seen a spike in shootings in the Greenwood area, and officers are working tirelessly to curb the violence, according to a release from the Greenwood County Sheri
Former branch manager of an Aiken bank sentenced to prison for embezzlement and tax fraud
AIKEN Co., S.C. (WJBF) - A former branch manager of an Aiken bank has been sentenced to prison.40-year-old Carrie Caldwell was sentenced to 27 months after pleading guilty to embezzlement and tax fraud.Officials say that she was a branch manager for Regions Bank in Aiken.Court documents say Caldwell
Alligator Seen on Bobby Jones Expressway
AUGUSTA, GA (WJBF) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of an alligator loose on Bobby Jones Expressway.The alligator was spotted in the median near Exit 10. Deputies are working to remove it from the roadway.Officials have not said where the alligator came from.Stay tuned to NewsC
North Augusta sanitation collection pick-up changes begin in June
Some North Augusta residents may see a change in their garbage collection days starting June 4.James Sutton, director of North Augusta’s Public Services department, presented a change of sanitation collection to North Augusta City Council members in March.
What would you have done? A local Goodwill employee turns in $2,500
"I was sorting out a jacket, then I just looked down and I saw an envelope," said Jones. "I thinking it just trash or something."
Editorial: We applaud the Aiken's young triathletes
For some, their athleticism comes in other forms of sports and were competing in a triathlon for the first time. Others who were younger than 10, might have been doing any kind of competition for the first time.
Crime blotter for May 23
A 21-year-old Aiken man reported Sunday someone broke into his Morgan Street residence and took his clothes, shoes, television and gaming console.
School bus involved in Aiken Crash
Monday, May 21, 2018AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A school bus was involved in a crash in Aiken.South Carolina Highway Patrol says it happened around 2:17 p.m. on Banks Mill Road and Old Powderhouse Road.News 12 has been told no students were on the bus at the time of the crash.