- The 15-year-old whose mother says he was beaten by Richmond County deputies is now facing charges. Kyvan James and his mother told News 12 that beating put him in the hospital. He says he was the victim of a crime, but News 12 has learned he's accused of one.
- "It bothers me that you have commissioners doing business with the city, and they're sitting there voting, barring other small businesses from doing the same thing," said CSRA Business League CEO Ellis Albright.
- A 15-year-old is speaking out after he says three Richmond County deputies beat him so badly it put him in the hospital. His mother also sat down with News 12 for an exclusive interview.
- Supporters are saying it will be the Betty Ford of the East Coast, but neighbors who live near the proposed facility aren't impressed. On Monday, dozens showed up at a public hearing to protest the center.
- Georgia Rep. Quincy Murphy has died, sources confirmed Friday. Murphy, who would have turned 61 years old on Aug. 18, leaves behind his wife, Dianne Murphy, and his two children, Quincy Murphy III and Jennifer Murphy Morgan.
- Lawyers for a new residential treatment center are speaking out. We're told the new facility that could be built at 959 Bennock Mill Road will not be a halfway house nor allow violent criminals to stay.
- An upscale drug rehabilitation center is trying to break ground in Augusta. City officials say the Transitional Center on Bennock Mill Road will be similar to the Betty Ford Clinic.
- A new policy for life flight helicopters is now in effect for Aiken County, but some firefighters still have doubts. News 12's Chad Mills is On Your Side. He spoke to a fire chief who continues his fight for change.
- Big changes could be on the way when it comes to Augusta's ethics policy. Three Augusta commissioners were censured for doing business with the city through their private companies.
- Cleanup crews in Augusta are working overtime to remove fallen trees and dead trees. The bad news is city money for cleaning up storm damage has run out. Some say it's making a case for a new stormwater fee.
- Monday's shooting is piling on the problems some see with downtown Augusta not being safe. We've reported Sheriff Richard Roundtree believes his plan could change that perception.
- Augusta is in good financial shape, according to private auditors who just finished investigating city spending. The good news comes on the heels of bad news for cities like Chicago and Detroit.
- If you live in Augusta get ready there could be a new tax on the way.
Commissioners are set to vote on a storm water utility fee in January. Officials are already in the first phase of putting the program together.
- The rainy weather we've seen helps plants grow, but it can also cause trees to fall. News 12 reported about a local woman's car was damaged by a falling limb as she drove down Walton Way.