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1 teen is buried, another sits in jail

Updated: 07/30/2013 - The City of Augusta has seen a lot of violence recently. On Saturday morning, one of those victims was laid to rest. News 12 spent the day with family and friends of the Laney Walker student.

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Man charged in brutal Aiken assault volunteered with Public Safety

Derek Randolph Brooks (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 07/26/2013 - An alleged attempted murderer is off the streets after a brutal attack in Downtown Aiken. But now, we're learning more about the suspect who's well-known in Aiken. CrimeTeam 12's Chad Mills tells us why this arrest is still puzzling some.

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Shootings, murders linked to gang activity in Augusta

Updated: 07/30/2013 - Eight teenagers were behind bars Friday night on charges related to gang activity. Two are still waiting for their first court appearance. Two others went in front of a judge Friday and four were in court Wednesday. So far, all have been denied bond.

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Only on 12: Convicted toe sucker shares his story

Joey Leaphart (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 07/26/2013 - Joey Leaphart says he doesn't want women to fear him or think he is a child molester. He says he is harmless; he just likes feet, and he likes asking women if he can kiss theirs.

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Man dead after shooting in Bamberg

Updated: 07/25/2013 - Bamberg Assistant Police Chief Doug Kirby tells the Times and Democrat of Orangeburg that 38-year-old Gene James Anderson of Bamberg was shot just before 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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Armed robbery suspects from Aiken at large

Posted: 07/24/2013 - Deputies were called out to Columbia Avenue near Laurens Street just after 11 p.m. Tuesday. Investigators say the two suspects robbed a person before taking off.

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Local professor links crime rates to season, time of day

Updated: 07/24/2013 - Many crimes are crimes of opportunity, which is an area of study for one local professor. In his research, he's linked crime rates and trends to seasons, time of day and months of the year.

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Man killed in probation officer shooting was murder suspect

Travis Berrian (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 07/23/2013 - There's new information about the shooting that left one man dead and sent a probation officer to the hospital. As News 12's Christie Ethridge reports, the suspect who was killed was a murder suspect.

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Convicted sex offender with foot fetish strikes again

Joey Leaphart (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 07/23/2013 - Joey Leaphart, 44, has been arrested, once again, for a foot-related incident. He is charged with assault after deputies say he rubbed a woman's leg in a checkout line at the Wal-Mart on Richland Avenue in Aiken.

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