Posted: 5:55 PM He was just four years old...but Savier Jones' life was cut short after he was struck by a car leaving a cookout.
It happened Sunday night at the intersection of Apple Valley Drive and Winesap Way.
Posted: 1:03 PM The new Georgia sex offender laws have been a hot topic lately...but logging on might not give you all the facts about who lives nearby. News 12's Stephanie Baker is on your side with why information on the sex offender registry is not always as it seems.
Posted: 11:26 AM Several years of waiting all come down to this: a final punishment for two senseless crimes.
Friday, a mother watched as a murderer was executed. But her pain may not die with her son's killer.
Posted: 11:17 AM David Brown knows Augusta's gangs from the inside out. He's lived in Augusta for 11 years and monitored gangs for the past seven.
Brown estimates there are 52 known gangs in Augusta alone...
Posted: 7:03 PM William "Junior" Downs was executed for the murder of six-year-old Keenan O'Mailia...but he also confessed to killing ten-year-old James Porter eight years earlier.
James' mother, Kathy Favors, watched Downs die today.
Updated: 7:17 PM Details on what she knew about a scheme to steal from Georgia schoolchildren for her campaign, and when she knew it. Linda Schrenko sits down with News 12's Laurie Ott, and tells her the whole story.
Posted: 6:01 PM Normally in cases involving sex crimes, we don't release the names of the victims. But in this case, 23-year-old Kari Cook says she wants the public to know just how dangerous she says William Ferrara really is...
Posted: 5:53 PM Today, Junior Downs will be put to death in Columbia for the murder of Keenan O'Mailia.
The crime that got him here was a brutal rape and murder that stunned the small city of North Augusta.
Updated: 12:46 PM William "Junior" Downs confessed to raping and killing two little boys, and Friday, July 14, two mothers will know for sure that he'll never do it again.
It's the day the two families have been waiting for.
Posted: 7:11 PM Claims of discrimination and harassment have swirled around Augusta's Recreation and Parks Department for years.
Today, commissioners scheduled a meeting to hear from employees making the claims.
Posted: 5:49 PM Richmond County investigators shut down another working meth lab last night at 3105 Mike Padgett Highway.
In the end two people were arrested, and a child is in protective custody...while a neighboring daycare never knew the danger.
Posted: 11:52 AM Augusta department heads have just two more days to tell the city administrator how they plan to cut their budgets by 15 percent.
Here's a look at some proposals that have already been submitted.
Posted: 10:46 AM Part of Georgia's new sex offender law is still in effect, and that is the distance a sex offender can live from a church.
Since the new law went into effect July 1, Richmond County has already arrested one person who failed to comply.
Posted: 10:32 AM A construction delay in the new Columbia County middle school means another year of overcrowding for many students.
The original bid didn't fit the budget, so they're looking for a better deal and pushing the deadline back to August 2008.