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UPDATE: Suspect in attempted murder still missing in Aiken

John Drayton Jr. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 11/08/2012 - The manhunt has been called off for John Drayton Jr., but investigators say he is still missing and is considered to be armed and dangerous. Investigators say he fired a shot in his girlfriend's direction.

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Suspicious device found in Columbia Co. house

Posted: 11/07/2012 - Dispatch has confirmed deputies and firefighters are on the scene where a suspicious device has been found inside a house on the 4000 block of Colonial Road.

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Mother accused in child cruelty case in Augusta

Octavias Yvonne Robinson (WRDW-TV)

Posted: 11/07/2012 - Investigators say Robinson's 14-year-old son was sent home from school for disciplinary reasons. She allegedly started beating him with a leather belt and spanking him with it at 8:30 a.m.

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Grandmother arrested on child cruelty charge in Augusta

Minnie Lee Lamb (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 11/07/2012 - Minnie Lee Lamb was arrested on Wednesday and is charged with beating her 10-year-old granddaughter with a belt. Investigators say her granddaughter had marks, cuts and bruises all over her legs, arm and face.

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Report: More South Carolinians affected by hacking

Cyber attack

Updated: 11/07/2012 - A spokeswoman for the agency told the newspaper that officials think the latest total will be the final total of returns that were improperly accessed. Officials say about 657,000 business returns were also hacked.

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Car chase leads to crash in Augusta

Updated: 11/09/2012 - Investigators say they were pursuing the driver, Derrick Duane Simmons, for speeding when the driver sped up and then crashed the vehicle.

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UPDATE: 2 shot in incident on Pearl Avenue

The victim was taken to the hospital after a shooting on Pearl Avenue. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 11/06/2012 - Investigators say a group of people went to the 1900 block of Pearl Avenue to confront someone about some Facebook posts when an unknown black male started shooting.

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Elderly suspect denied bond in fatal shooting at hospital

Charles Gorrell (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 11/02/2012 - Charles Gorrell allegedly shot and killed Tim Grooms inside Gorrell's wife's hospital room at University Hospital last month. Gorrell asked the judge for bond during his first court appearance on Oct. 17.

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Burke Co. pregnant mother's death still unsolved

Amy Ellison (WRDW-TV)

Posted: 11/01/2012 - The Burke County Sheriff's Office is offering a reward for any information about the case. Amy Ellison was shot to death earlier this year. Her body was found by her two children.

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