Keeping your kids safe on Halloween

Updated: 10/31/2014 - On Halloween with so many kids going door to door, Georgia parole officers will be watching registered sex offenders even more closely.

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GRU Augusta picked 2nd in Peach Belt, USC Aiken 4th

Posted: 10/31/2014 - The Montevallo Falcons have been named the Peach Belt Conference preseason favorite in a poll of the league’s head coaches released on Friday. GRU Augusta has been tabbed second with USC Aiken fourth.

Aiken volleyball advances to Lower State Finals

Posted: 10/30/2014 - A year after reaching the South Carolina Lower State Finals, Aiken volleyball expected to be good, but not great. On Tuesday night, the Hornets exceeded their own expectations.

Bumgarner, Giants beat KC 3-2 in Series Game 7

Posted: 10/30/2014 - Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.

Ashes from Ebola victim's apartment in limbo

Posted: 10/31/2014 - The unresolved fate of the ashes left behind after Ebola waste was destroyed in Texas highlights the problem U.S. hospitals and communities could face in disposing of their own waste.

12 OYS: Former Augusta VA doctor claims gastrointestinal backlog cover-up

Updated: 10/31/2014 - A former primary care physician who worked at Augusta's embattled VA hospital is speaking out about this week's resignation of his former boss, VA Director Robert Hamilton. Dr. Raymond Kostromin was fired from the VA in 2013. The VA accused him of stealing. He said he was retaliated against for bringing problems to his superiors.

12 OYS: Augusta VA director resigning; Feds investigate ongoing issues at hospital

Updated: 10/30/2014 - We have new developments regarding medical care at Augusta's VA hospital. Veteran Kenneth Dixon is suing the Department of Veterans' Affairs. He said during a 2010 hip surgery, doctors left a sponge inside him. Dixon claims he complained to medical personnel for 2 years that his hip was not healing properly. He sought corrective surgery from a doctor outside the VA. Dixon's lawsuit falls on the same day as Charlie Norwood VA Director Robert Hamilton announced his resignation.

12 OYS: Elderly woman scammed out of $2,000 by fake check scheme

Updated: 10/29/2014 - A senior thought she hit the jackpot after she thought she won a sweepstakes promising her thousands of dollars. Instead, the con artists cashed in on everything in her bank account. It often starts with an unsolicited letter in the mail claiming that you have won a sweepstakes, or some other prize.

12 OYS: Granny packs heat for protection in poorly lit Richmond County neighborhood

Updated: 10/24/2014 - Some Richmond County homeowners are planning to take drastic measures to protect their families and property. They said sections of their subdivision have no safety lighting at night, making it a haven for criminals. Senior Mary Evans has made the decision to protect her property at all costs, even if it means packing heat.

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