Posted: 02/01/2007 - It's something most of us take for granted. We can pick up a phone and order a pizza whenever we want. But for some people in Augusta, that's not an option. And many of those people who can't get pizza have one thing in common: they live in an Augusta Housing Authority home.
Posted: 02/01/2007 - Summer sports are kicking into high gear, and more time outside means more chances to get hurt. In a News 12 Special Assignment, Stephanie Baker tells us about mistakes children in all sports make.
Posted: 02/01/2007 - To the unknowing eye, it looks like a small gift or collectable. But anyone who's been around drugs knows what it really is: a crack pipe. News 12's Kristen Cosby has been investigating the small glass tubes sold in local convenience stores.
Posted: 02/01/2007 - You might be throwing away your identity without even knowing it. The trouble with your trash is...out of sight, out of mind. But do you ever think about where it ends up? In recycling centers...where we found many of you are trashing your identity.
Posted: 02/01/2007 - In a News 12 Special Assignment, we went undercover into a world made easy for online predators. We logged on to MySpace.com, a website thousands of members strong, to expose the dangers of this popular place.
Posted: 02/01/2007 - If there is one name that's synonymous with Augusta, it's James Brown. He's said to have influenced civil rights and defined what we know as R&B music today...but for a man loved by millions worldwide, it's often asked: where is the love right here in his hometown?
Posted: 02/01/2007 - It's a film that can blur the lines between fact, fiction, and faith, and it's stirring a national debate even before it hits the theatres this Friday. In a News 12 Special Assignment, we look at what local clergy and academic leaders have to say about The Da Vinci Code.
Posted: 02/01/2007 - It's the ultimate target for thieves, and you're making it way too easy for them. As you'll see in this News 12 Special Assignment, your identity is up for grabs. It's up to you to keep what's truly yours.
Posted: 02/01/2007 - You see the characters on CSI use high tech gadgets to solve cases week after week. In a News 12 Special Assignment, Stephanie Baker takes us behind the scenes of a real-life investigation.
Posted: 02/01/2007 - The Georgia Department of Transportation's Savannah River Parkway is a massive road project--156 miles long, costing more than $12 million. When it's finished it will be four lanes from Augusta to Savannah. But some people living along the project say they're paying a high price for the progress.
Posted: 02/01/2007 - We've all heard it: 11 am each Sunday morning is the most segregated hour in America, due to racial division in churches. In a Special Assignment, News 12's Jonathan Martin looks at reasons for the separation and what can be done to bridge the gap.
Posted: 02/01/2007 - A News 12 investigation finds gun crimes and attacks are happening not only at night, but right in the middle of the day, right here where you live. Meredith Taylor is On Your Side with a special assignment, "Time For Crime", and why it's happening.
Updated: 02/01/2007 - Every child in Richmond County public school, from kindergarten to 3rd grade, is using Voyager Learning System to learn to read. Laurie Ott investigates the success rate of the system, its cost to taxpayers, and the questionable circumstances surrounding its adoption.
Posted: 02/01/2007 - It happens dozens of times an hour. Auto theft. Across the country, one car or truck is stolen every 24 seconds. One Augusta woman found out auto theft can happen anywhere, anytime.
Updated: 02/01/2007 - Tonight, we investigate “3161” funds, taxpayer money designed to create local jobs. In a News 12 Special Assignment, we found out some of your money is going to companies that may never pay it back.
Posted: 02/01/2007 - Fort Gordon is playing a vital role in the war on terrorism. Before soldiers fight the real enemy in Afghanistan and Iraq, they fight a fake enemy right here. News 12 spent the night at Fort Gordon to get in inside look at soldier training.
Posted: 02/01/2007 - It’s a choice not all parents would agree with: putting your child through two hours of surgery for the sake of appearance. But News 12 found one family who did just that to avoid bullying later on. News 12 is on your side with how Otoplasty changed a little boy’s life.
Posted: 02/01/2007 - What exactly is on those trains passing through our cities and neighborhoods every day? That’s an important question, especially after last month’s deadly train crash in Graniteville. Now, city and county governments are trying to learn from that tragedy.
Posted: 02/01/2007 - The deadly chemical spill in Graniteville was contained to a one-mile radius. It could have spread to an even wider area, but fortunately weather conditions cooperated.