Growing university gives growing pains to neighboring street

Updated: 3:24 AM - Georgia Regents University's new Education Commons building off Laney Walker Blvd. is a sign the university is growing, but the growing pains are hitting one Augusta street. Now neighbors and student want help News 12's Jorge Lopez explains.
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Leaving your dog out in the cold could mean trouble

Updated: 11/20/2014 - News 12 has reported several stories over the years of owners abusing their pets or concerned neighbors calling animal control and saying nothing is ever done. When does neglect become criminal? What can authorities do to save those animals' lives? News 12 is on your side with laws that protect man's best friend
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News 12 Special Assignment | Football helmet safety

Updated: 1:33 PM - On Friday nights, hundreds of high school football players take the field. For many families, it's not just a game. It's a way of life. News 12 has spent the last six weeks investigating how safe helmets used by area high schools are. We found some of our schools' helmets don't rank very high.
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12 OYS: Homeadvisor.com refers ex-con contractor for job, says homeowner

Updated: 11/20/2014 - A lot of us might ask our friends or co-workers for a referral when we are looking to hire someone to work on our home. So you might think a company in the business of referring contractors would be even better than word of mouth. That is what one Augusta homeowner said when she turned to the website HomeAdvisor.com. It put her in contact with a contractor who turned out to be an ex-con.
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GRU Augusta picks up five set win in first NCAA appearance

Posted: 11/20/2014 - The GRU Augusta women’s volleyball team made their first NCAA Tournament appearance in the first round of the Division II Southeast Regional Thursday night and won a 3-2 match over the Anderson Trojans in the Cuddy Arena on the campus of Wingate University in Wingate, N.C. The set scores were (25-23, 27-25, 22-25, 23-25, 15-13).

The road to the Dome goes through Aquinas

Updated: 11/20/2014 - What a run it's been for Aquinas football. Wasn't that long ago they were an after thought on the gridiron. But now, defending state champs and riding a 24 game win streak as they start the playoffs. Don't look for these guys to slow down anytime soon.

USC Aiken volleyball falls in first regional game

Posted: 11/20/2014 - The University of South Carolina Aiken volleyball team lost a hard-fought 3-0 match against Carson-Newman in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Thursday morning. Set scores were 24-26, 27-29, 23-25.

GRU Augusta rolls to third straight win

Updated: 11/20/2014 - The GRU Augusta men’s basketball team stormed out to a 9-0 lead on Wednesday night and never looked back to defeat Coastal Georgia 79-59 in a non-conference game in Christenberry Fieldhouse for Health Center Credit Union night.

Highlights from report on Sandy Hook shooter

Updated: 1:31 PM - Some highlights from Friday's 114-page report from the Connecticut Office of Child Advocate that looked into the history of Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza:

12 OYS: Homeadvisor.com refers ex-con contractor for job, says homeowner

Updated: 11/20/2014 - A lot of us might ask our friends or co-workers for a referral when we are looking to hire someone to work on our home. So you might think a company in the business of referring contractors would be even better than word of mouth. That is what one Augusta homeowner said when she turned to the website HomeAdvisor.com. It put her in contact with a contractor who turned out to be an ex-con.

12 OYS: Paroled contractor accused of unfinished job, using loophole in law

Updated: 11/19/2014 - An ex-con concrete contractor at the center of a News 12 investigation last year, is out on parole and once again being accused of not finishing work he was paid to do. Cornelius White has a long criminal history that includes numerous counts of theft-by-deception and forgery. The latest On Your Side investigation uncovers how a possible loophole in the law could keep White from facing more jail time.

Consumer group lists '10 worst toys' for kids

Updated: 11/20/2014 - Many toys, he said, continue to have the same hazardous designs, including small, detachable parts that infants can choke on; strings that can cause strangulation; dangerous projectiles; and misleading or confusing warning labels and instructions.

Teacher who admits to hitting student has history of disciplinary action

Updated: 11/14/2014 - A Richmond County teacher who admits to hitting a middle schooler in a classroom, has a history of inappropriate behavior according to the district. While substitute teacher Sam Arazie has a pending court date in the most recent case, News 12 has obtained documents showing a pattern of complaints going back more than 20 years.

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