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Staying safe buying and selling on Craigslist

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Updated: 3:51 AM - You may have bought or sold something on Craigslist, but a shocking crime this week has people wondering if it's safe. A Georgia couple is dead after going to see a car they found on Craigslist. News 12 is on your side with what law enforcement has to say about buying and selling on craigslist.

12 OYS: Doctor vanishes leaving medical records in limbo, says former patient

Updated: 01/28/2015 - He has been fighting for more than a year to get disability after an injury left him unable to work. Now a man said he is facing another setback. His disability case worker is trying to determine if he qualifies to receive benefits. But standing in the way is his doctor who has not released his medical records for a decision to be made.
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Augusta Canal getting upgrades

Updated: 01/28/2015 - Augusta's Canal Authority says an important part of a city's health is helping people improve their health. There is a plan to build new walking and biking trails along the canal. One will be a concrete path between 7th and 12th streets. Workers will add lights and places to sit and take a break. As News 12's Jorge Lopez shows us it's all about getting more people out and about.
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No answers from library director on illegal change of service hours

Updated: 01/28/2015 - Earlier this month, the director of the Augusta Library changed the hours of operation all in the name of saving money, but the rules say she over stepped her authority and now the board of trustees is stepping in. News 12's Jorge Lopez stopped by the library director's office in an attempt to get some answers.
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Hawks win streak stands at 17 after taking down Brooklyn

Posted: 01/28/2015 - Paul Millsap had 28 points and 15 rebounds, five other Atlanta players scored in double figures, and the Hawks stretched their franchise-record winning streak to 17 games in a row with a 113-102 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.

Paine women sweep weekly league awards

Posted: 01/28/2015 - Tannasia Rhodes and Janisha Wilkerson earned Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference nods for Player of the Week and Newcomer of the Week for the week of Jan. 28. This makes three Newcomer of the Week awards for Wilkerson.

Ray Guy Award winner Tom Hackett at kicking clinic

Posted: 01/28/2015 - Current Ray Guy Award winner Tom Hackett in Augusta Wednesday afternoon. The Utah junior averaged over 46 yards a punt this year, with nearly half of them inside the 20, one of the big standards for being a great punter. Hackett is an Austrailian, who grew up playing Aussie rules football, so it was always nature for him to be kicking the ball, just a different shaped one.

Travel ban lifted, airport reopens after northeast blizzard

Posted: 01/28/2015 - Even though the big blizzard predicted by forecasters mostly bypassed New York City, New York's mayor is defending the decision to close roads. Bill de Blasio told NBC's "Today" show "You can't put a price on safety."

12 OYS: Doctor vanishes leaving medical records in limbo, says former patient

Updated: 01/28/2015 - He has been fighting for more than a year to get disability after an injury left him unable to work. Now a man said he is facing another setback. His disability case worker is trying to determine if he qualifies to receive benefits. But standing in the way is his doctor who has not released his medical records for a decision to be made.

Tenant: Raw sewage leaking everywhere, "you can hear the squish, squash"

Updated: 01/23/2015 - A woman is accusing her property manager of failing to correct a plumbing problem that has now caused raw sewage to overflow in her apartment. The problem got so bad this week, Richmond County Code Enforcement inspectors ordered two apartments in the complex to be evacuated.

12 OYS: Recent divorcee loses $5,000 in online dating and check scam

Updated: 01/21/2015 - It may not be a whole lot of money in waiting tables, but an Aiken County mother may have to work even harder to pay off a huge debt. She said she was scammed in an online dating site, after trusting someone who ended up faking her out with a fake check.

12 OYS: Father loses job over speeding ticket paid 17 years ago

Updated: 01/20/2015 - An Aiken County man thought he paid the price for having a lead foot, that led him to get a speeding ticket nearly 20-years ago. Instead that old ticket cost him a job. We took to a road trip to smooth out this traffic ticket mix up.

Report: 2nd grader brings .22 caliber bullets to class; on school bus

Updated: 01/16/2015 - If you are a parent, you do everything to keep your child safe. But an Augusta mother said she felt helpless, after she found bullets in her son''s backpack. She called Monte Sano Elementary School after finding about a dozen bullets in her 7 year-old's backpack. Now an investigation is underway into what happened.

12 OYS: Teacher accused of telling students "God is not real", says father

Updated: 01/15/2015 - Kids hear all sorts of things at school. That is no surprise to any parent. But what did surprise a Richmond County father is what his daughter said she heard from a teacher. The dad said he complained to the school system for a month through e-mails and phone calls. Finally he called 12 On Your Side.

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