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UPDATE: Child dies after possible abuse

Posted: 03/01/2013 - A 17-month-old female was found unresponsive and was taken to the hospital. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office says the child had multiple injuries, which is consistent with child abuse.

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Search is on for Walgreens shoplifter

Walgreens shoplifter

Posted: 03/01/2013 - The suspect, a black male, took a T-Mobile cellphone and headphones, valued at $158, from the Walgreens on the 3200 block of Peach Orchard Road.

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Grovetown man accused of abusing children

Thomas Jay Adams (WRDW-TV)

Posted: 02/28/2013 - It all started on the night of Jan. 29 when the complainant said she saw her brother walking down the road by himself. The victim said he had been hit in the face by their brother-in-law, 32-year-old Thomas Jay Adams.

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Councilman fears ambulance service could collapse under fraud fine


Updated: 02/27/2013 - A Barnwell County ambulance service will have to pay back hundreds of thousands of dollars. The feds are accusing the Williston Rescue Squad of Medicare fraud. But one county councilman fears how this will affect the 40,000 people who depend on this ambulance service.

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16 arrests made in Richmond Co. drug sweep

Updated: 02/27/2013 - The Sheriff's Office says the sweep is targeting buyers and lower-level drug dealers and that they don't expect the arrests to lead to those higher up in the chain of command.

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Lawmaker tags Denmark Tech the 'poster child' for FOIA changes

Denmark Tech (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 03/12/2013 - On Monday, a News 12 special assignment shed light on a possible crime problem at Denmark Tech, but it also raised serious questions about public information at the school. A local lawmaker talks about his bill that could fix the problem.

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News 12 Investigation: Crime problems at Denmark Tech

Denmark Tech (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 03/12/2013 - For five months, News 12 has been investigating a college only 50 miles east of Augusta. Two students were shot on the campus just last year. After additional reports of drugs, assaults and violence, we're putting the spotlight on Denmark Tech.

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Deputies, drivers happy south substation moved to Mike Padgett

Many are pleased a new substation opened up along Mike Padgett Highway. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 02/25/2013 - It's a move many Richmond County deputies were happy to make. They've made the move from the southside substation that was hidden in a shopping center off Gordon Highway to their new and visible home next to the RYDC.

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Woman wanted in Richmond Co. credit card fraud cases

Suspect in multiple financial transaction card thefts (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 02/25/2013 - The suspect, a black female ,was wearing boots, jeans and a jacket when the crimes were committed on Jan. 31 at both the Walmart on Bobby Jones and the Kroger on Washington Road.

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