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Waffle House on Deans Bridge robbed

Posted: 08/23/2006 - Police say just before 2 o'clock Wednesday morning, a man entered a Waffle House on Deans Bridge Road and demanded money.

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Triangle store on Deans Bridge robbed

Posted: 08/23/2006 - There was an armed robbery at the Triangle store at the intersection of Deans Bridge Road and Willis Forman Road Tuesday night. Investigators tell News 12 the suspect came in demanding money at around 8:30.

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Local areas benefit from federal grants

Posted: 08/23/2006 - Tuesday, Gov. Perdue announced more than $37 million in federal grants from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. Grants to local areas add up to more than $4,280,000.

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Civic Center to be named after James Brown

Updated: 01/09/2007 - He's got a street, a statue, and soon the Augusta Civic Center will bear his name. The Coliseum Authority voted Tuesday to rename the civic center to the James Brown Arena.

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Young couple dies in fire

Posted: 08/23/2006 - A young couple died early Tuesday morning when their Buck Road mobile home caught fire. It happened near the Richmond/Columbia County line, near Wrightsboro Road.

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Sheriffs to investigate Evans Middle personal information breach

Updated: 08/28/2012 - Superintendent Tommy Price says the old Evans Middle School building was supposed to be locked up, but kids may have gotten in and taken information. Today he asked the sheriff's office to make sure all of it has been returned.

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Remains found in Columbia County swamp

Updated: 08/22/2006 - The remains of a dead body found in a swampy area between Harlem and Grovetown may belong to a Columbia County man who went missing in June. Surveyors discovered the remains early yesterday afternoon near Hamilton Road off Wrightsboro.

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Behzadian guilty of second-degree vehicular homicide

Posted: 08/22/2006 - An MCG researcher is guilty of second-degree vehicular homicide and driving on the wrong side of the road, two misdemeanors in the death of an 18-year-old Lakeside High student.

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Arrest made in murder of elderly man

Posted: 08/22/2006 - 29-year-old Jason Joseph Whiteley is behind bars, charged with the murder of 69-year-old Larry Knighton. Knighton was found dead at his home on Sunday.

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12-year-old accused of making bomb threat

Posted: 08/22/2006 - A Riverside Middle School student is in a youth detention center, accused of making a bomb threat. The school was locked down yesterday after officials found a bomb threat written on a wall inside the girls' bathroom.

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Prosecution witnesses testify in Behzadian trial

Updated: 08/21/2006 - The trial of MCG doctor Mohammad Ali Behzadian began today. The doctor of pharmacology is accused of causing the death of an 18-year-old Lakeside High School student in a head on accident 3 years ago.

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Neighbors of murdered elderly man say crime on rise

Updated: 08/21/2006 - 69-year-old Larry Willie Knighton was found dead by his wife after she came home from a trip. Neighbors say they want deputies to start paying more attention to the area they call home.

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Old Augusta buildings hotbeds for crime

Updated: 08/21/2006 - Old dilapidated buildings are a common sight in parts of downtown Augusta, but they're more than just an eyesore. The sheriff's office says abandoned homes and businesses are a perfect place for drug deals.

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Proposed decrease in bus service has residents concerned

Updated: 08/21/2006 - "Commissioners, please don't bother the bus," says Arthur Scarboro. "Please do not cut the budget--we absolutely need this. It's a necessity for me and my family, and many others in the community I'm sure."

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Elderly man found shot to death

Updated: 08/21/2006 - No suspect yet in the case of an elderly man found shot to death. 69-year-old Larry Knighton was found yesterday in the doorway of his home.

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Back to school at ASU

Updated: 08/21/2006 - They've registered, they've bought their books, and today, students at Augusta State University are headed back to class. Yesterday, News 12 found some students mapping out their first days.

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Man turns self in for Wachovia robbery

Posted: 08/21/2006 - A man is behind bars for the robbery of the Wachovia bank on Walton Way. 41-year-old Steve Bush turned himself in to the Richmond County Sheriff's Department Saturday.

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