Updated: 08/09/2013 - James Clifton Tate Jr., 31, was arrested just before 9 p.m. Wednesday in Villa Rica, Ga., by the Georgia State Patrol.
Updated: 08/08/2013 - We're learning more about an accused serial thief who's now behind bars. New evidence suggests his alleged crime spree may have spread across the Southeast. Meanwhile, deputies are returning the stolen stuff, including thousands of dollars worth of fishing poles.
Updated: 08/09/2013 - Thanks to a local bike shop, and the community, the spirit of Augusta's wheelchair basketball team is strong. Outspokin' Bicycles is donating their time and tire tools to help get the Bulldogs' wheels back in working order for basketball season. As News 12's Christie Ethridge reports, the chain of giving has come full circle.
Updated: 08/07/2013 - Downtown Augusta has had its share of controversy and crime, but several recent arrests had us wondering if it's part of a new push to clean up the area. News 12's Christie Ethridge asked law enforcement, and they say it's the people in downtown who are actually making the difference.
Updated: 09/05/2013 - The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery at the Graniteville Recreation Center.
Updated: 08/06/2013 - Two teenagers and a 20-year-old woman are behind bars, after prison guards say they tried to smuggle drugs past them. Anthony Gregory, Davielle Luster, and Takerra Luster were arrested in Edgefield County on Friday. We hear about contraband being smuggled into prisons, but police say the three got pretty creative, but officers were able to poke a hole in the plan before the drugs reached the inmate.
Updated: 08/06/2013 - It's a partnership that's taking steps to keep pedestrians from stepping into traffic. After one of the deadliest years for pedestrian accidents, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office is teaming up with the city's Traffic Engineering Department. As News 12's Christie Ethridge reports, it's to make our roadways safer for people on foot.