Updated: 12:39 PM Online auction sites are a big part of internet business these days. They've also become a haven for scammers that want to rip you off. A North Augusta man says he's out nearly $3000 after he took part in an auction gone bad.
Updated: 7:10 PM It was a somber sendoff for a brave soldier. Friday, the city of Barnwell said goodbye to Chief Warrant Officer Jason DeFrenn. Chief DeFrenn was buried right outside of the church where he grew up.
Updated: 7:09 PM The Georgia House has approved a measure that would allow Georgia gun owners to carry firearms anywhere in their cars. The current law requires that guns be placed in a glove compartment or console.
Updated: 3:38 PM It's an unusual intersection with two sets of traffic lights, and that's causing all sorts of problems for drivers. The dog-leg at Walton Way and Monte Sano Avenue is leading to all sorts of traffic violations.
Updated: 3:47 PM Many of Congressman Charlie Norwood's friends and colleagues attended his memorial service. Well over a thousand people, both locally and nationally known, flew into Augusta to say a final farewell to a beloved man.
Posted: 12:16 PM Funeral for CW2 DeFrenn today; Norwood remembered; filling Norwood's seat; Barack Obama coming to South Carolina; peanut butter recall; man arrested in credit card fraud scheme; DNA matches suspect to Walton Way rape.
Updated: 9:11 PM It's no secret: Augusta's had some big budget problems over the years. Most of it's been blamed on bad bookkeeping and unexpected lawsuits. But some leaders think employees stealing money is becoming a main factor.
Updated: 1:46 PM He was many things during his lifetime: doctor, veteran, US representative. He was also a humble public servant who wanted us all to be on a first name basis with him. Today Augusta honored long-time Congressman Charlie Norwood.
Updated: 6:12 PM According to a report from Georgia's state crime lab, an analysis of the DNA sample obtained from rape suspect Michael Blocker shows that Blocker's DNA matched that of the sample collected from the rape victim.
Updated: 12:04 PM Norwood memorial service today; men watch as friend attacked, robbed; teen wanted for shooting man with pellet rifle; jailer jailed for sexually assaulting inmate; Heart Health Fair tonight.
Posted: 6:48 PM Many people believe Congressman Charlie Norwood was the driving force behind keeping Fort Gordon's gates open, and for that his legacy and dedication to the military will always be remembered.
Updated: 6:43 PM Richmond County investigators are looking for three men behind an armed robbery at the Budget Inn motel on Broad Street over the weekend. Investigators say this is a case of friendship gone wrong.
Posted: 6:16 PM A man investigators are calling a "big player" in a local credit card fraud scheme has been captured. Deputies say the man tricked what could be dozens of people out of their personal information and used it to steal their identity.
Updated: 5:53 PM Bond has been set at $11,100 for a Richmond County deputy jailer who has been behind bars since yesterday. 42-year-old Joseph Kennedy Smalls is accused of sexually assaulting a male inmate.
Updated: 5:46 PM Augusta must change the way it does business after a ruling from a federal judge today. A temporary restraining order now prevents the city from helping small and minority-owned businesses get contracts.
Posted: 5:12 PM Wheel of Fortune is in its 24th year, and the show recently came to the Palmetto State for a taping. News 12 was lucky enough to be a part of it...and so was a young woman from North Augusta.
Posted: 10:55 AM U.S. Congressman Charlie Norwood is dead at the age of 65. The Augusta military dentist-turned-politician died Tuesday at his home under hospice care. And hundreds came out to honor fallen Barnwell soldier Jason DeFrenn.
Posted: 6:57 PM The body of Chief Warrant Officer Jason DeFrenn arrived in Barnwell Tuesday morning. Chief DeFrenn was scheduled to return home from Iraq this Friday, but was killed in Iraq when his helicopter was shot down.