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2 arrested after home invasion, police chase in Wagener

Updated: 01/15/2013 - The victim said he was asleep with his girlfriend inside his home on Big Branch Road when he heard a loud bang. When he went outside the room to investigate, he says he saw three men inside his home.

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Ga. woman pleads guilty in 2011 DUI crash

Chasity Weston

Updated: 01/15/2013 - An Augusta woman has pleaded guilty to driving under the influence during an accident in 2011 that left her two children injured.

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Deputies talk policies, decision-making during police chases

Police car

Posted: 01/15/2013 - It's a question each deputy faces every time someone begins to run: Will chasing them put other people at risk? After four deaths and multiple injuries in just one week, News 12 sat down with deputies to talk about the policies.

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Arrest made in Augusta Manor shooting

Ceon Ulmer (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 01/14/2013 - Investigators say his father called the Sheriff's Office and said Ceon Ulmer wanted to turn himself in. The suspect and his father then met Sheriff Richard Roundtree at the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

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3rd arrest made in downtown Aiken burglaries

Willie Franklin (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 01/14/2013 - Willie Maurice Franklin, 23, was arrested Monday morning by the Aiken Department of Public Safety. Franklin has been charged with trespassing after notice, criminal conspiracy and accessory after the fact.

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Aiken man arrested after 6-hour standoff

John Callahan (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 01/14/2013 - Officers arrested 52-year-old John Callahan on Saturday. Officers responded to the 400 block of Williamsburg Street after getting calls of shots fired.

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2 killed after chase in Sardis

Deadly Accident

Updated: 01/14/2013 - Police attempted to pull over a vehicle on suspicion of DUI, but the driver, 36-year-old Antonio Brigham, did not stop and led them on a chase outside the city.

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Suspected University Hospital trigger man still out on bond

Charles Gorrell (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 01/11/2013 - Nearly three months after a deadly shooting at University Hospital the man suspected of pulling the trigger remains out on bail. Tim Grooms, 59, was shot and killed inside a patient room on the 7th floor of the hospital last October.

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Golf cart stolen from North Augusta restaurant

This golf cart was stolen from Manuel's Bread Cafe. (WRDW-TV)

Posted: 01/11/2013 - The man pictured here is wanted for questioning after a golf cart was stolen from Manuel's Bread Cafe. The golf cart was stolen from the North Augusta restaurant on Tuesday around 3:10 a.m.

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Augusta man accused of leading deputies on car chase

Richard German (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 01/11/2013 - Deputies started chasing 39-year-old Richard Adam German on Reynolds Road around 1:30 a.m. When German got to Powell Road, he is accused of then getting out of his car and running away.

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Judge: Colo. shooting suspect to face trial

James Holmes

Updated: 01/10/2013 - A Colorado judge says there's enough evidence for James Holmes to face trial on charges that allege he killed 12 people and injured 70 others in a movie theater last summer.

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Warrant issued for Regency Mall property agent

Progress is being made on the cleanup of the Regency Mall. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 01/10/2013 - Have you ever wanted to send someone else in your place to court? The agent working for Regency Mall did and now there's a warrant for his arrest.

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Martinez man accused of throwing drink at car

Tyler William Davitte (WRDW-TV)

Posted: 01/10/2013 - A woman said she saw the suspect stand up in a car's sunroof and throw the drink at her car. She says the drink went through an open window and spilled the orange beverage all over the backseat and on a passenger.

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Some parents upset over Aiken Co. school lockdown

A lockdown at Jefferson Elementary School ended after just an hour, when deputies said they couldn't find any evidence of a man with a gun near the campus. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 01/10/2013 - A lockdown at Jefferson Elementary School ended after just an hour when deputies said they couldn't find any evidence of a man with a gun near the campus. But several parents contacted News 12, upset with how school leaders handled the situation.

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Trial on hold until next week for suspect in crime spree


Posted: 01/10/2013 - Assistant District Attorney Natalie Paine says a witness is out of the country and will not be back until Jan. 16. Paine says there's not been any indication that 19-year-old Hector Torres will take the stand in his defense.

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Ex-SC State trustee on bond in kickback probe

Jonathan Pinson (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 01/10/2013 - A federal judge on Thursday set bond at $25,000 for Jonathan Pinson. Another man charged in the case, Greenville businessman Eric Robinson, was released on $15,000 bond.

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