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Orbiter fair ride shut down pending further investigation

Updated: 01/11/2007 - The Georgia Department of Labor has announced it will reopen its investigation into the accident on the Orbiter ride at the Georgia-Carolina State Fair that left 13-year-old Desire Northington in critical condition.

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Ride inspections top priority for fairs

Updated: 01/11/2007 - It's been nearly a week since 13-year-old Desire Northington fell out of a fair ride in Augusta. News 12 brings you a look at how safety checks are done and the role inspectors play in making sure these rides are ready.

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Tommy King passes away

Posted: 11/02/2006 - Longtime Columbia County coroner Tommy King has died. Tommy King was Columbia County's longest-serving elected official. He took office on January 1, 1973 and served almost 34 years.

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St. Joseph officially sold to Triad

Updated: 01/11/2007 - It's official: St. Joseph hospital has new owners. Today, the hospital announced Triad Hospitals and some local doctors have purchased the hospital on Wrightsboro Road.

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Augusta holds expo for new businesses

Updated: 11/01/2006 - Augusta is taking steps to keep more money in your city. Today, it was through a one-stop workshop for dozens of minority and women business owners and anyone looking to start a business.

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Man shoots self on I-20 median in front of baby

Updated: 11/02/2006 - It was a disturbing scene this morning for thousands of commuters along I-20 when a family dispute ended in death. There were lots of cop cars and crime scene tape at I-20 near the Savannah River.

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Augusta man, Pearl Harbor survivor turns 100

Posted: 11/01/2006 - Milton Zurfluh was a 35-year Army lieutenant when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor nearly 65 years ago. You don't forget moments like that.

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Federal election monitors may come to Augusta

Updated: 11/02/2006 - Election Day is just under a week away. On Monday, we'll know if the US Justice Department will send federal monitors to Augusta to oversee the voting.

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Official report: 13-year-old tried to get off ride as it was moving

Posted: 11/01/2006 - The official report on the fair accident involving 13-year-old Desire Northington is out. According to the report released by the Georgia Department of Labor, Desire Northington "panicked and managed to maneuver herself into a position to attempt going underneath the lap bar before the ride reached full speed."

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News 12 This Morning Local Update - November 1, 2006

Posted: 11/01/2006 - Protecting trick-or-treaters from sex offenders; huge tree falls on Lincolnton man; prayer vigil for Desire Northington; Salvation Army accepts Christmas assistance applications.

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Man commits suicide on interstate

Updated: 11/01/2006 - A man is dead and a woman hospitalized after a domestic dispute ended in suicide this morning on I-20 near the Georgia/South Carolina border.

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Dr. Charles Larke's last day as superintendent

Posted: 10/31/2006 - After being the center of continuing controversy as superintendent of Richmond County schools, Dr. Charles Larke says he's ready to retire and move on.

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John Barrow campaigns in Augusta

Posted: 10/31/2006 - Max Burns' opponent, Congressman John Barrow, was at Augusta's Municipal Building Monday, pushing people to vote. Barrow said voters should "look at who's backing Burns."

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Walton Way Subway robbed at gunpoint

Updated: 10/31/2006 - First came the food order, then came the order to hand over the money. Now Richmond County deputies are looking for two armed robbers who hit a Subway on a busy street this morning.

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Aiken man jailed in September shooting

Posted: 10/31/2006 - Mark King of Hampton Avenue was arrested Sunday. He's charged with assault with intent to kill for the shooting of Jeffery Battle in his home on Old Pope Road in Aiken.

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Salmonella outbreak in Georgia

Updated: 01/11/2007 - A salmonella outbreak is affecting 18 states, including Georgia. Over 170 cases have been reported. Experts at the Centers for Disease Control say the bacteria may have spread through some sort of produce, including lettuce and tomatoes.

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