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Sex offenders wanted for failing to register

Posted: 02/07/2008 - The Aiken County Sheriff's Office says one wanted sex offender is now in jail. Walter Jones of Aiken was arrested Wednesday night. Five others are still wanted for failing to register properly.

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Grovetown man wanted for skipping out on sentencing

Updated: 02/07/2008 - A Grovetown man is now being sought by Columbia County deputies after not appearing in court Thursday. Sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris said Adam Blackstone was scheduled for sentencing in a sex crime case.

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Deputies investigate report of shots fired

Updated: 02/07/2008 - Richmond County investigators are looking into reports of ten shots fired Thursday morning on Fairhope Street in Augusta. That's the Underwood Homes Public Housing project.

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Florida man indicted in Georgia bank robberies

Updated: 02/07/2008 - The U.S. Attorney's office has announced the indictment of Tony Alan Bell of St. Augustine, Florida for two bank robberies in Georgia. One of them was at the Regions Bank in Thomson on December 3, 2007.

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Abbeville stand-off trial delayed

Posted: 02/05/2008 - A 78-year-old man charged in the deaths of two law officers in Abbeville County more than four years ago is undergoing a mental exam.

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Soldiers held without bond

Posted: 02/05/2008 - A federal judge in Atlanta has denied bond for four U.S. Army soldiers, saying they had been prepared to commit "unspeakable acts of violence."

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Arson on the rise in Richmond County

Updated: 02/05/2008 - Arson is on the rise in Richmond County, with at least eight cases already this year. Fire investigators are doing all they can to put a stop to it.

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Drifter suspected in more murders

Posted: 02/04/2008 - A body found in western North Carolina has been identified as a missing hiker who may be the victim of the man who pleaded guilty last week to killing another hiker in north Georgia.

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33 arrested for cockfighting in South Carolina

Posted: 02/04/2008 - Police have arrested 33 people at a suspected cockfighting operation in York County. More than two dozen roosters were seized, along with about $4000 in cash that may have been used for betting.

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Final Leaphart murder suspect arrested

Updated: 02/04/2008 - The Aiken County Sheriff's Office announced Monday that the eighth and final subject in the December 2007 murder of Jeremy Leaphart had been arrested.

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News 12 Exclusive: Large drug bust in Harrisburg

Updated: 02/02/2008 - Richmond County Narcotics Investigators tell News 12 they've been looking for 21-year old Tyriquez Lequan McFadden for over half a year and this week a big tip leads them to their guy.

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Black market merchandise in Augusta

Posted: 02/01/2008 - A local business owner faces charges of counterfeit trademark violation, leaving four of his businesses closed for now.

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Man charged with setting girlfriend on fire

Posted: 02/01/2008 - An Athens woman is at Augusta's Still Burn Center after police say her boyfriend set her on fire. Vernell Garrett is in the Clarke County Jail facing assault and battery and other charges.

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Escaped inmates recaptured

Updated: 02/01/2008 - Two inmates escaped from a minimum security state pre-release center in Charleston. Deputies rearrested Mark Caddell and Jamie Mizzel Friday afternoon.

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Hunt for alleged killer

Updated: 02/01/2008 - A 38-year-old father and husband was shot, burned and dumped near the 5th Street Bridge in December, 2007. Now, the hunt is still on for one of Corwin Lee's alleged killers.

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