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Thousands Attend Coretta Scott King's Funeral

Posted: 02/07/2006 - You often hear funerals being called homegoing celebrations and whether you were watching on TV, listening on the radio or there in person, you would agree that the service for Coretta Scott King was indeed that, a celebration.

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Hospital Securtity Protects Newborns From Kidnapping

Posted: 02/07/2006 - Monday on News 12 we told you about an Amber Alert for a newborn baby in Macon. The 3-day-old baby boy was taken right out of his mom’s room. The newborn is safe with his mother now, but there are worries about nursery safety.

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2 Elderly Women are Victims of Purse Snatching

Posted: 02/07/2006 - Imagine someone following you home and then robbing you in your own driveway. That’s just what happened to two elderly women in Augusta, and the suspect is still on the loose. News 12 is on your side with what you can do to protect yourself.

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Homeowners Fight Plans to Build Shopping Center

Posted: 02/06/2006 - After an hour of pleading their case before Augusta commissioners, it seemed to be a big win for Randy Sasser and three hundred other West Augusta homeowners. Seemed being the operative word.

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MCG Doctor's Trial Delayed

Posted: 02/06/2006 - The trial involving an MCG doctor accused of causing a deadly head-on crash is delayed. Prosecutors say Mohammad Ali Bazadian was driving on the wrong side of the road and under the influence when he crashed into Brandon Layton’s car.

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More Delays in Billy Cleveland Case

Posted: 02/06/2006 - At least one local judge has had all he can take of the delays. News 12 had the only reporter in his courtroom today and has the latest details on the Billy Cleveland case.

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Martinez Woman is Inspiration After Appearance on MTV

Updated: 02/06/2006 - More than 600 pounds. That’s how much a Martinez woman weighed when she put her personal story on national television. News 12 sits down with a thinner Amy Williams and finds out she’s become an inspiration to many who don’t even know her.

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Careless Drivers on Mike Padgett Highway

Posted: 02/06/2006 - It's been a rough week for Augusta drivers. Luckily no one was killed on Mike Padgett Highway Friday night. Instead, the wreck is raising a lot of questions about its high speeds and overall safety.

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Only On 12: 14-Year-Old Killed in ATV Accident

Updated: 02/06/2006 - A fourteen year old Jenkins County girl was killed on Saturday while driving an ATV she received for her birthday just the day before. Her mother had died after an illness in 2003.

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Only on 12: Man Accused of Vehicular Homicide Speaks Out

Updated: 02/03/2006 - Investigators believe it all started because two vehicles were racing. The driver of one, Lawrence Skinner, died in the wreck. The other driver accused of racing was arrested and charged with several counts of vehicular homicide in the first degree.

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Willie Allen Sentenced to Life in Prison

Updated: 02/03/2006 - He told the jurors who convicted him of murder that it was self-defense. Today, it was the same jury to decide if Willie Allen lives or dies. News 12 was in the courtroom when the sentence came down.

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Boy, 17, Posing as Brother, Checks Girl Out of School

Updated: 09/18/2006 - A boy posing as a brother manages to get a 14-year-old girl out of class. Columbia County school leaders are investigating this case, trying to figure out how it happened. News 12 is also investigating this.

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Some Want Olive Road Closed for Good

Updated: 02/02/2006 - Olive Road is closed once again after someone apparently reopened it last night. But now, the barricades are back in place and some hope it stays closed forever.

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The 5 Most Dangerous Places for Women in Augusta

Updated: 02/02/2006 - They thought it would never happen to them, just like you probably think it will never happen to you. But last year 97 women reported rape in Augusta. Chances are, where you are right now is the most dangerous place for a woman.

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MCG Doctor Receives Bronze Star with V for Valor

Updated: 02/02/2006 - With three weeks notice, Dr. Richard Jadick made the decision to travel to Iraq with a Marine batallion as a Navy director. He had no idea that he’d spend a month in the middle of an intense battle in Fallujah. And what happened there earned him a big reward.

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Man Hit Olive Road Overpass 39 Years Ago

Updated: 02/02/2006 - The bridge on Olive Road has been the site of many accidents in the past. And the lastest is déjà vu for one man. David Dyches had a run in with that same Olive Road overpass nearly 40 years ago. He says he knew one day someone would get hurt.

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State Troopers Continue to Investigate I-520 Accident

Updated: 02/02/2006 - If you drove Bobby Jones Expressway on Thursday, you may have noticed delays. A team from the Georgia State Patrol was gathering evidence. They’re trying to find out what happened during Sunday night’s crash that killed four.

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Fatal Accident at Olive Road Overpass

Updated: 02/02/2006 - 24-year-old Isaiah Lewis was killed this morning after a beam fell on top of his car. That beam was knocked loose after a u-haul truck collided with it.

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Stakeout Results in 2 Armed Robbery Arrests

Updated: 02/01/2006 - A stakeout results in two arrests, and now police think they may have solved a few recent armed robberies. With pictures you’ll see only on 12, we’ll show you how deputies admit they needed a little bit of luck to pull this one off.

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Military Police Will Soon Deploy to Afghanistan

Updated: 02/01/2006 - Fort Gordon proves to be a vital training ground once again for the war on terror. Ten different groups of military police are there preparing to provide security in Afghanistan. News 12 spent time with the troops as they get ready for combat.

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Commissioner Williams Appears at Deposition Hearing

Updated: 01/10/2007 - After filing a lawsuit against him one week ago, Augusta government watchdog Woody Merry is meeting face to face with commissioner Marion Williams for a deposition hearing. News 12 was there.

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James Brown Items Found From 30 Years Ago

Updated: 01/09/2007 - What would you do if you came across plaques and trophies that belonged to a famous person? Only News 12 has the story of a woman that stumbled upon some of James Brown’s most prized valuables.

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Olive Road Overpass Beam Kills Driver

Updated: 02/01/2006 - The beam that has rubbed against many tall trucks under the Olive Road railroad bridge turns deadly. A car is crushed and its driver is killed.

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Bars Try To Stop Drunk Drivers

Updated: 02/01/2006 - Georgia bars are responsible if a driver leaves their establishment drunk and kills someone. News 12 finds out how bars do their best to keep our streets safe.

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Rock For Dough II Brings Big Name Bands

Posted: 01/31/2006 - First Tee of Augusta announced the artists coming to town for its Rock Fore Dough concert today. News 12 has the big name lineup. Hootie and the Blowfish will be back for this year’s Rock Fore Dough concert.

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