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New Ellenton Police investigating rash of break-ins, asking public for help

Updated: 03/14/2014 - Police in one Aiken County community are investigating a rash of burglaries. At least eight houses have been burglarized in New Ellenton. But now, the chief of police and her second-in-command are speaking out. News 12's Chad Mills is On Your Side with their message for you.

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Ga. bill looks to expand DNA sampling for suspects

Updated: 03/10/2014 - Georgia Senate Bill 135 would allow the state to collect DNA from anyone arrested for a felony. Some worry the law violates civil liberties, but others think the pros outweigh the cons.

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Sheriff issues warning to out-of-state tree services

Aiken County Sheriff's Office

Posted: 02/24/2014 - Workers from all over the country are flocking to our area to make a quick buck. With trees and limbs down at every corner and in every yard, tree companies are here and ready for hire, but the top cop in Aiken County has a big warning. He tells News 12's Chad Mills not all of those workers are here to make an honest living.

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Lawyer: Cop killer's acts could have been prevented

Joshua Jones

Updated: 02/04/2014 - On Monday, 28-year-old Joshua Jones was sentenced to a life in prison with no parole for murdering an Aiken Public Safety officer. Now, the team that defended him is talking only to News 12's Chad Mills. They have a warning: with one-in-four Americans suffering from mental illness, better treatment could stop another Joshua Jones.

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Martinez man sentenced for attempted online enticement of a minor

Posted: 01/22/2014 - Fawad Shah Syed, 47, of Martinez, was sentenced Tuesday to over 24 years in prison, followed by ten years of supervised release, for the attempted online enticement of a minor to engage in sexual activity, destruction of records in a federal investigation, and attempted destruction of records in a federal investigation.

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Principal, parents talk safety after gun found at middle school

Updated: 01/22/2014 - An 8th grader is being charged as an adult for armed robbery after investigators say he brought a gun to school for two consecutive days, then cornered a classmate in a school bathroom and demanded his cell phone.

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Aiken Public Safety addresses turnover at council meeting

Updated: 01/13/2014 - In recent calculations, Dewar determined the turnover rate to be nearly 36% since the beginning of 2012. Preliminary data that Dewar released says, since 2012, 10 Public Safety employees retired, 15 left the department voluntarily, 2 were fired, and one was killed.

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Local Indian tribe wins battle in child custody case

Posted: 01/13/2014 - An Allendale County Indian tribe, the Yamassee Nation, scored somewhat of a victory in court Monday afternoon. A family court judge determined a Philadelphia County court order demanding the tribe surrender a 2-year-old child has no legal standing in South Carolina.

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86-year-old Williston man "left for dead" after brutal beating

Updated: 01/06/2014 - An elderly Barnwell County man was left for dead after a brutal beating. Now, police are looking for two suspects. The alleged home invasion and robbery happened early Saturday morning along Paul Street in Williston. News 12's Chad Mills talked to friends of the 86-year-old victim.

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Dashcam video released of fatal dog shooting

Aiken County Sheriff's Office

Updated: 01/02/2014 - It's a story that continues to stir up a lot of emotion. Now, we have new details after a deputy fatally shoots a dog in Aiken County. But was he justified? News 12's Chad Mills got a copy of the dashcam video, and you're seeing it here first.

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After Aiken pedestrians struck, local lawmaker files bill

Updated: 01/02/2014 - It was an accident that got a lot of you talking. Last March, officers say a driver drifted onto a York Street sidewalk in Aiken and hit three pedestrians, killing one of them. But the alleged driver wasn't arrested. Now, a local lawmaker is filing a bill with that incident in mind.

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Only on 12: SLED agents bust Aiken restaurants in undercover mission

Undercover alcohol sting

Updated: 01/01/2014 - News 12's Chad Mills recently joined State Law Enforcement Division agents on an undercover mission. The agents he joined want to put a stop to underage drinking. So in this mission, they wanted to see if restaurants and bars in Aiken would sell alcohol to a minor who was working with the special agents.

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