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Car Chase Ends in Thomson

Updated: 01/18/2006 - It all started in Morgan County Wednesday morning at about 7:30. At an exit off I-20, Joshua Hazelton fired several shots at a tractor-trailer. He wasted no time, jumped in his car and headed toward Columbia County.

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2006 CERT Training Starts January 19th for Group 7

Posted: 01/18/2006 - Since January 2004, we have conducted six training sessions and now have a total of 135 citizens who are certified members of the “Columbia County Community Emergency Response Team.” We are very grateful to all of these citizens for donating their time and skills to make our community safer.

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Crash Highlights Age Restrictions for Teen Drivers

Updated: 01/17/2006 - Sunday night’s fatal crash is highlighting the importance of those driving restrictions on young drivers. The 15-year-old driver needed someone at least 21 in the passenger seat, but the passenger was just 18. News 12 has more on the rules of the road.

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Parents Decide When Kids Start School

Updated: 01/17/2006 - Parents will get to decide when their kids go back to school. Columbia County will send out surveys after getting a number of complaints about this year's early start date of August 3rd. But some educators think a later date could mean lower scores.

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Healing in North Augusta After Much Tragedy

Updated: 01/17/2006 - Tuesday was the first day back to school at North Augusta High School since Sunday’s death of two of their students. This makes three North Augusta High School students who’ve died in wrecks since September. So Tuesday was a day of healing at the school.

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No Link Between Hurricane Evaucees and Local Crime

Updated: 01/17/2006 - Nearly every state was impacted when they took on thousands of New Orleans evacuees after Hurricane Katrina and now some cities are reporting an increase in crime after opening up their city. But local law enforcement says we haven’t seen those problems.

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NAACP Calls For Supporters to Fight Back

Updated: 01/17/2006 - Could a new state law put a damper on the dream? It’s a simple enough idea: if you go to the polls in Georgia you need a proper ID to cast your ballot. But that idea is creating a political firestorm. People opposed to it say it unfairly targets minorities.

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Domestic Dispute Leaves Wife in Hospital

Posted: 01/16/2006 - A Martinez man is in jail charged with aggravated assault, cruelty to children and kidnapping after leading police on a car chase. 37-year-old James Butler was arrested after deputies arrived and found his wife unconscious at their apartment on New Petersburg Road.

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High Speed Crash Kills Two High School Students

Updated: 01/16/2006 - Friends and family say Robby Kasten and Bobby Kotz were wonderful young men. Within hours of their deaths Sunday night, phone lines lit up and friends gathered to mourn. News 12 has the story of two lives cut short.

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Prescription for Chaos

Posted: 01/16/2006 - The questions continue to pour in to pharmacists about Medicare’s new prescription drug program. As News 12 finds out, what is supposed to help cover drug costs is turning into a prescription for chaos.

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Unlikely Hero Finds Body at Phinizy Swamp

Updated: 01/16/2006 - Mud and swamp water. That's where the remains of a hunter rested for two years, until Saturday. News 12 goes back Phinizy Swamp and shows through the eyes of the hero what it took to find chuck logan's body.

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Many Helping to Build Homes for Those in Need

Updated: 01/16/2006 - The non-profit group habitat for humanity is making big things happen in Aiken County. More than three hundred women have signed up to help build homes for those in need. News 12 is on your side with what single-parent families stand to gain.

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Berry Family Talks to News 12

Updated: 01/13/2006 - Treymanne Berry was just four-years-old when a 30-year-old brutally beat him. The child’s mother’s boyfriend was babysitting him two years ago. As News 12 reports, although Jermaine Boyd has been sentenced to life in prison, the family still can’t seem to find closure.

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High Hopes for Films at Local Film Festival

Updated: 01/13/2006 - Maybe you’ve heard of it, maybe not. But Augusta is becoming a big deal in independent filmmaking circles. It’s called the Southern Fried Flicks Film Festival and News 12 has more on what’s on tap.

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Local Colleges Honor Civil Rights Leader

Updated: 01/13/2006 - On Monday millions across the country will take part in programs in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Today, three of Augusta’s colleges and universities joined together to remember the civil rights leader during a special ceremony at MCG.

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New Divorce Rules Debated

Updated: 01/13/2006 - In 2005 for almost every couple that said "I do" to marriage, there was another couple saying "we quit" and opting for divorce. Some Georgia lawmakers think this should change. News 12 has more on a bill that would change the rules for splitting up.

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Bats Infest Aiken County School

Posted: 01/13/2006 - It was a busy day for exterminators as they caught hundreds of bats inside an Aiken County middle school. News 12 tells you how the school is handling the bat bother.

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Shots Fired Near Silver Lake in Evans

Updated: 01/13/2006 - Gunshots fired in Evans Thursday night and it appears as though a teenager pulled the trigger. It happened at 47-54 silver lake drive about a mile from Silver Lake itself. News 12 is on your side with where the investigation stands tonight.

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Get Amber Alerts On Your Cell Phone

Updated: 01/12/2006 - A different registry is up and running that could mean saving a life quicker. News 12 is on your side to show you how Amber Alerts are now wireless.

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Commissioners Retreat To Work Out Differences

Updated: 01/10/2007 - Augusta commissioners spent seven hours together at a retreat talking through their differences with an out of town moderator. News 12 was there and has a look at what they accomplished.

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Thieves Target One Race

Updated: 01/12/2006 - A string of recent home invasions has one thing in common, the victims. Police say there have been a series of common robberies across the CSRA, several of those were last month. In each case, thieves demanded only cash. All the victims were Hispanic males.

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Temperature Treat

Updated: 01/12/2006 - After the fog cleared, today warmed up to a high of close to eighty degrees. It’s hard to believe it’s January, temperatures are 20 degrees above normal, and no one is complaining.

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Bank of America Robbery

Updated: 01/12/2006 - An everyday lunchtime stop at the bank turns harrowing for some people in Augusta as they become witnesses to a robbery. News 12 was there shortly after the robber struck.

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Civil Rights Group Working to Prevent Crimes

Updated: 01/12/2006 - The shooting death of a local football star last weekend shook the community. Not only was Jeffrey Ellison well loved, he was victim to a senseless crime. News 12 is on your side with how one group hopes to prevent future deaths like his.

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