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OYS: Scammers impersonating Aiken County leaders

Updated: 06/10/2016 - Someone is using the names of trusted, well known, public figures in Aiken County to terrorize residents into handing over their money. The latest name? Lt. Clay Adams with Aiken County Sheriff's Office. Adams is running for coroner. Nearly forty people have complained about the impersonators calling them.

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OYS: Beware cell phone users! Chargers burning holes in batteries, destroying phones

Updated: 05/17/2016 - Experts say off brand chargers lack a safety mechanism which keeps phones from overheating. Now a woman is in serious condition after her cellphone lights her blanket on fire and burns her and her home. Investigators say she was napping with her phone charging next to her. The cell phone overheated which caused the blaze.

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OYS: Preventing hot water heater fires

Updated: 05/17/2016 - Investigators are still trying to find out if a hot water heater caused the deadly fire or something else. If not properly maintained, water heaters can become ticking time bombs which can explode and cause fires.

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OYS: Glass from old downtown building barely misses bystanders, shatters on nearby car

Updated: 05/17/2016 - Glass fell from a building downtown, barely missing bystanders, and shattered on a parked car along Broad and Seventh Street. The pane of glass fell from the Marion building, one of the oldest buildings in Augusta. Code Enforcement told On Your Side there are several buildings downtown that are in violation of code.

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OYS: Scam artist hijack local realtor's listings

Updated: 05/17/2016 - The website and rental listing are legitimate, but the contact number doesn't connect to an agent or homeowner. The number goes to a scam artist. Bad guys are hijacking local realtors' listings and posting it as their own in hopes of tricking you into sending them a deposit.

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