Posted: 12:44 PM A fatal accident kills two children in South Georgia...and the driver in this one should not have been behind the wheel.
A 12-year-old girl was driving a truck near Ludowici in Long County, southwest of Savannah, when she lost control of the vehicle.
Posted: 12:40 PM Residents of a Columbia County subdivision were evacuated from their homes during a scare Friday morning.
A construction crew hit a high-pressure gas main line, causing a gas leak on Glenwood Drive at Carol Court.
Posted: 11:38 AM Three robberies, three hotels...over the course of just four days.
Quality Inn on Belair Road, Best Western on Center West Parkway, and Amerisuites on Claussen Road were robbed at gunpoint, all at around 8:00 in the evening.
Posted: 11:23 AM A man has been taken to the hospital after being rescued from a burning house on Wrightsboro Road.
Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the fire. Right now, we're told the fire started somewhere near the kitchen area.
Updated: 3:24 PM Tensions ran high at Augusta's Aviation Commission today as cab companies tried to drive home a point.
They say one taxi service has a monopoly on people flying in to the garden city, and with Masters Week approaching, they want it to come to a stop.
Posted: 6:53 PM One local pastor uses writing to address the issues of marriage and divorce.
Dr. Gregory Fuller, pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church in Augusta, is hoping his new book "Why Marry?" will help when choosing a mate.
Posted: 5:37 PM Some local middle and high school students were put into neck braces and onto stretchers in Aiken County this morning after an 18-wheeler rammed into their school bus.
It happened on Highway 39 near Family Circle Road in Wagener.
Updated: 11:42 AM Deputies need your help to find the man who's been robbing local hotels.
Thursday, Columbia County investigators released photos of the robber.
He is either white or Latino, about 6' 1" tall and about 180 pounds.
He has been seen leaving the hotels in a red vehicle.
Updated: 4:32 PM A bill that makes twice-convicted child molesters eligible for the death penalty cleared the South Carolina Senate today.
Lawmakers approved the Sex Offender Accountability and Protection of Minors Act as part of a larger bill.
Posted: 12:17 PM School board members have reached the end of their evaluation of Dr. Larke after a three-hour meeting Wednesday night. But while the results may be in, they're confidential, and it's up to Dr. Larke to decide when, or even if, they'll be released.
Updated: 3:24 PM It's the time of year that can make or break businesses around Augusta...Masters Week.
But an exclusive contract for one cab company at Augusta's airport has taxi companies crying foul.
Posted: 5:46 PM The James Brown Soul of America Music Festival is planned for Memorial Day weekend.
But it may be missing a major player: the Godfather himself.
In a story you'll see only on News 12, we reveal yet another blow to the festival plans.
Posted: 4:09 PM Former State Senator Charles Walker has been given a 30-day extension to submit a plan to pay his restitution.
Walker is serving ten years in prison for 127 convictions of conspiracy and mail fraud.
Updated: 6:01 PM It's a dangerous crossing that's a hazard to drivers, but no one seems to be willing to take permanent responsibility for it.
The city, the railroad company, even the Department of Transportation all say the little crossing is not their problem.
Posted: 6:56 PM After an investigation last week into whether they falsified grades for students, three Warren County High School teachers are fighting back.
Friday, we were told those three teachers agreed to take an unpaid ten-day leave of absence beginning next Monday.
Updated: 4:32 PM Reports of child molestation and sexual predators are up in Columbia County. That's why the sheriff's office warned parents Tuesday morning that some groups say sex with children is natural.
Posted: 6:52 PM Georgia lawmakers are close to passing a law that would increase the penalty for littering.
Right now, litterbugs are given a $1000 fine.
This new law would also add points to a litterbug's license.
Updated: 4:32 PM According to a Richmond County sheriff's report, two sex assaults occurred in a Paine College dormitory Sunday, hours apart.
Tuesday News 12 learned through that report that the two girls and others were drinking with some guys when the alleged sexual misconduct took place.
Posted: 5:52 PM Traffic was all tied up on I-20 this afternoon after a truck pulling a trailer and traveling westbound attempted to merge onto I-520 eastbound.
The truck had trouble getting over and ended up colliding with a camper.