Posted: 12/10/2012 - The Washington County Sheriff's Office received the call about a shooting on the 3400 block of Highway 15 North around 4:45 p.m. Saturday. Willie Fred Barnes Jr. was found dead with gunshots wounds at the scene.
Updated: 12/10/2012 - A man accused of killing an Athens police officer admitted to the shooting during a court hearing and questioned whether the judge can be impartial. Jamie Hood is charged with fatally shooting Officer Elmer "Buddy" Christian.
Posted: 12/07/2012 - News 12 has learned the last two suspects have been arrested in connection to Operation Smoke Screen. The Richmond County sting targeted the suspects in 104 burglaries, 12 car break-ins and 15 thefts.
Updated: 12/07/2012 - Two alleged cop-killers are behind bars in Aiken awaiting trial. One just received three new charges, but News 12 asked a legal expert if his mental status could affect his trial.
Updated: 12/07/2012 - Only News 12 was there as narcotic investigators raided a Harlem convenience store back in July for the popular drug spice. Investigators say ever since that big operation, they've seen less spice on their streets.
Updated: 12/07/2012 - The juvenile inmate who was assaulted last week at the Augusta Youth Development Campus has been released from the hospital. The DJJ says the 15-year-old male is recovering from cuts and bruises.
Updated: 12/07/2012 - It sounds like a fun and easy way to make a little extra money for the holidays, but the Johnston Police Department is warning their residents about a secret shopping scam will leave you broke.
Updated: 12/07/2012 - The two are accused of killing 48-year-old Michael Wickert, who was found dead in a bathtub with head injures at a home on Keron Way Wednesday morning.
Updated: 12/18/2012 - William Anthony Shores, 22, was arrested Thursday on a grand jury arrest warrant. Shores was indicted on two charges of second-degree homicide by vehicle back in October.
Updated: 12/14/2012 - Murder charges have been handed down for the woman whose 2-year-old drowned in March. Lisa Stocker's son, Daniel, was found dead in the family swimming pool.
Updated: 12/06/2012 - Joshua Jones, 27, is now facing indictments for failure to stop for blue lights, unlawful carrying of a pistol, larceny and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
Posted: 12/05/2012 - Investigators are moving forward with a homicide investigation after an 82-year-old woman's death back in November.
Posted: 12/05/2012 - Burke County Chief Magistrate Sterling Wimberly says 49-year-old Brenda Lee Lewis received 11 weekly unemployment checks when she was still employed back in 2009.
Updated: 12/05/2012 - No more face-to-face visits for inmates at the jail, but officials say it's all about safety. News 12 got an inside look at the Aiken County Detention Center where webcams are becoming the trend.
Updated: 12/05/2012 - The FBI is warning South Carolina residents to to be aware of a housing scam that will leave you homeless and possibly penniless. If you are victim of a real estate scam, the FBI wants you to file a complaint.
Posted: 12/05/2012 - Back in August, a neighbor saw one of Loreal Goggins' 2-year-old boys hanging from a second story window. The boy's twin brother was trying to follow him out the window. The door to the bedroom was tied shut.
Posted: 12/05/2012 - Cpt. Maryann Burgess with the Aiken Department of Public Safety says an 11-year-old female student emailed the word "boom" to her teachers, and it was naturally treated as a bomb threat.
Posted: 12/05/2012 - A former Richmond County investigator has been released from the Columbia County Jail on a $25,000 bond. Davis Dutton is accused of forcing a woman to have non-consensual sex.