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  • 3 injured in Cohen Rd. crash in Burke Co.

    3 injured in Cohen Rd. crash in Burke Co.

    Friday, July 21 2017 1:42 PM EDT2017-07-21 17:42:00 GMT
    Cohen Rd. crash in Burke County 7/21/17 (source: Burke County Sheriff's Office)Cohen Rd. crash in Burke County 7/21/17 (source: Burke County Sheriff's Office)

    Burke County deputies and EMS are on the scene of a crash at Cohen Road near Highway 25.

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    Burke County deputies and EMS are on the scene of a crash at Cohen Road near Highway 25.

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  • GRAPHIC VIDEO: Teens mock drowning man

    GRAPHIC VIDEO: Teens mock drowning man

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:14 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:14:47 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:39 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:39:28 GMT

    Police say no laws were violated by five teens who made a video of a drowning man and posted it to social media. 

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    Police say no laws were violated by five teens who made a video of a drowning man and posted it to social media. 

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  • Nearby businesses respond to SunTrust Bank robbery

    Nearby businesses respond to SunTrust Bank robbery

    Friday, July 21 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-07-21 22:21:00 GMT

    Richmond County deputies responded when they received word of a bank robbery at the SunTrust bank. The suspect has been identified as 51-year-old Joel Craig Daniel. Authorities say Daniel walked into the bank this morning and handed a note to the teller demanding money.

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    Richmond County deputies responded when they received word of a bank robbery at the SunTrust bank. The suspect has been identified as 51-year-old Joel Craig Daniel. Authorities say Daniel walked into the bank this morning and handed a note to the teller demanding money.

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  • Person of interest wanted in Grovetown Circle K wallet theft

    Person of interest wanted in Grovetown Circle K wallet theft

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-07-19 19:58:13 GMT
    Wallet theft person of interest 7/15/17 (source: Grovetown Public Safety)Wallet theft person of interest 7/15/17 (source: Grovetown Public Safety)
    Grovetown Public Safety is asking for the public's help identifying a woman wanted in connection to a theft. The woman pictured in this article is a person of interest in the theft of a customer's wallet from the Circle K on Wrightsboro Road in Grovetown. The theft happened on July 15 at around 7:25 p.m. If you have any information about this crime or are able to identify this woman, please contact Investigator Samuel Long at 706-863-1212. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reser...More >>
    Grovetown Public Safety is asking for the public's help identifying a woman wanted in connection to a theft. The woman pictured in this article is a person of interest in the theft of a customer's wallet from the Circle K on Wrightsboro Road in Grovetown. The theft happened on July 15 at around 7:25 p.m. If you have any information about this crime or are able to identify this woman, please contact Investigator Samuel Long at 706-863-1212. Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reser...More >>
  • Suspect in SunTrust bank robbery arrested

    Suspect in SunTrust bank robbery arrested

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:55 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:55:39 GMT
    Joel Craig Daniel (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Joel Craig Daniel (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    The SunTrust bank at 801 Broad Street in downtown Augusta was robbed Friday morning. The robbery happened at around 10:15 a.m.

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    The SunTrust bank at 801 Broad Street in downtown Augusta was robbed Friday morning. The robbery happened at around 10:15 a.m.

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  • Cancellation of Augusta Southern Nationals leaves a deep financial hole

    Cancellation of Augusta Southern Nationals leaves a deep financial hole

    Friday, July 21 2017 1:15 PM EDT2017-07-21 17:15:02 GMT
    The first races would have been Friday at 9am; WFXG.The first races would have been Friday at 9am; WFXG.

    What should have been an annual draw for thousands ended up costing the city millions. The sting of the sudden cancellation of the 31st Annual Augusta Southern Nationals will be felt for a while.

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    What should have been an annual draw for thousands ended up costing the city millions. The sting of the sudden cancellation of the 31st Annual Augusta Southern Nationals will be felt for a while.

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  • 149 dogs rescued from dog eating festival

    149 dogs rescued from dog eating festival

    Saturday, July 22 2017 6:22 AM EDT2017-07-22 10:22:19 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 6:22 AM EDT2017-07-22 10:22:19 GMT

    Humane Society International rescued 149 dogs in all from deplorable conditions.

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    Humane Society International rescued 149 dogs in all from deplorable conditions.

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  • 4 arrested after children found covered in feces, sunburns

    4 arrested after children found covered in feces, sunburns

    Friday, July 14 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-07-15 02:45:10 GMT

    The Mart Police Department said that they are investigating after three children were found covered in dog feces on 512 E. Bowie St. on Thursday. Two of the children also had blistering sunburns. 

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    The Mart Police Department said that they are investigating after three children were found covered in dog feces on 512 E. Bowie St. on Thursday. Two of the children also had blistering sunburns. 

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  • 4 charged after trespassing onto fallen officer's grave

    4 charged after trespassing onto fallen officer's grave

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:30 PM EDT2017-07-20 00:30:13 GMT
    An adult male, Kaheem D. Chambers, 17 of Americus, is also charged with criminal trespass. (Source: Americus Police Department)An adult male, Kaheem D. Chambers, 17 of Americus, is also charged with criminal trespass. (Source: Americus Police Department)

    Three juveniles and one adult have been charged in connection with trespassing onto a fallen police officer's grave.

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    Three juveniles and one adult have been charged in connection with trespassing onto a fallen police officer's grave.

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  • Fur real? Dog gives birth to green puppy

    Fur real? Dog gives birth to green puppy

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:13 AM EDT2017-07-20 12:13:36 GMT

    A dog in Scotland reportedly gave birth to a green puppy - and apparently the colorful newborn is not the first of his kind. 

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    A dog in Scotland reportedly gave birth to a green puppy - and apparently the colorful newborn is not the first of his kind. 

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  • Columbia Co. Sheriff's Office looking for shoplifting suspect

    Columbia Co. Sheriff's Office looking for shoplifting suspect

    Friday, July 21 2017 9:53 AM EDT2017-07-21 13:53:45 GMT
    Car suspect drove off inCar suspect drove off in
    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office needs your help in finding a shoplifting suspect. Police say the man in this picture stole two HP laptops at the Walmart in Evans on July 12th. He then went back to the store the next day and stole a leaf blower, string trimmer and push lawn mower. Police say was driving a a sliver four door Acura. If you know where he is, please contact the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.  Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved. More >>
    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office needs your help in finding a shoplifting suspect. Police say the man in this picture stole two HP laptops at the Walmart in Evans on July 12th. He then went back to the store the next day and stole a leaf blower, string trimmer and push lawn mower. Police say was driving a a sliver four door Acura. If you know where he is, please contact the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.  Copyright 2017 WFXG. All rights reserved. More >>
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  • Sean Spicer resigns; White House hires new comms director

    Sean Spicer resigns; White House hires new comms director

    Monday, February 13 2017 6:10 PM EST2017-02-13 23:10:56 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 2:44 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:44:44 GMT

    Sean Spicer resigned on Friday. Sarah Huckabee Sanders was promoted to White House press secretary.

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    Sean Spicer resigned on Friday. Sarah Huckabee Sanders was promoted to White House press secretary.

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  • Law Enforcement cracks down on speeding with new initiative

    Law Enforcement cracks down on speeding with new initiative

    Monday, July 17 2017 7:22 PM EDT2017-07-17 23:22:32 GMT

    Speeding and car fatalities continue to be a driving problem along highways and rural roads. Without really thinking about it, drivers speed by to get where they need to go. Sergeant Brandon Reeves of Burke County Sheriff’s Office says that since January, the state has seen hundreds of car fatalities.

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    Speeding and car fatalities continue to be a driving problem along highways and rural roads. Without really thinking about it, drivers speed by to get where they need to go. Sergeant Brandon Reeves of Burke County Sheriff’s Office says that since January, the state has seen hundreds of car fatalities.

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  • Notorious shoplifter Doris Payne arrested again

    Notorious shoplifter Doris Payne arrested again

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 12:12 PM EDT2017-07-18 16:12:34 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 12:33 PM EDT2017-07-19 16:33:10 GMT
    Source: Chamblee PoliceSource: Chamblee Police

    Notorious international jewel thief Doris Payne, who has been a suspect in several shoplifting incidents dating back to the 1950s, is in trouble again. 

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    Notorious international jewel thief Doris Payne, who has been a suspect in several shoplifting incidents dating back to the 1950s, is in trouble again. 

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  • Minneapolis police officer has yet to talk to investigators

    Minneapolis police officer has yet to talk to investigators

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 1:17 AM EDT2017-07-19 05:17:56 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:15 AM EDT2017-07-20 08:15:55 GMT

    An Australian woman's death late Saturday night in an alley behind her southwest Minneapolis home sparked anger and a demand for answers both in the city and in her home country.

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    An Australian woman's death late Saturday night in an alley behind her southwest Minneapolis home sparked anger and a demand for answers both in the city and in her home country.

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  • UPDATE: Kevin Hart announces second show

    UPDATE: Kevin Hart announces second show

    Friday, July 21 2017 8:26 AM EDT2017-07-21 12:26:29 GMT
    Kevin Hart is coming to the Bell Auditorium as part of the Westobou Festival.Kevin Hart is coming to the Bell Auditorium as part of the Westobou Festival.

    Kevin Hart will be coming to Augusta this October, and he is not coming to town alone.

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    Kevin Hart will be coming to Augusta this October, and he is not coming to town alone.

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  • Judges pleading for more space; possibility of reopening old jail?

    Judges pleading for more space; possibility of reopening old jail?

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:05 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:05:28 GMT
    (Source: MGN Online)(Source: MGN Online)

    Mold, Flooding, and more issues forced Richmond County to close the Jail on Walton Way  Its more than 6 years old and some judges say they need space soon. "What we want the county commissioners to do is look at some of the options and try to find a place appropriate for juvenile court," says  Judge Doug Flanagan, Juvenile Court Judge for the Augusta Circuit. Right now more than 20 judges are sharing eight court rooms with lock-ups which has created a back-log fo...

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    Mold, Flooding, and more issues forced Richmond County to close the Jail on Walton Way  Its more than 6 years old and some judges say they need space soon. "What we want the county commissioners to do is look at some of the options and try to find a place appropriate for juvenile court," says  Judge Doug Flanagan, Juvenile Court Judge for the Augusta Circuit. Right now more than 20 judges are sharing eight court rooms with lock-ups which has created a back-log fo...

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  • Even with Trump warning, Mueller likely to probe finances

    Even with Trump warning, Mueller likely to probe finances

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:08 AM EDT2017-07-20 09:08:03 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 2:00 AM EDT2017-07-21 06:00:07 GMT

    Donald Trump Jr. is scheduled to appear July 26 before the Senate Judiciary Committee along with former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, according to a witness list released by the panel Wednesday.

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    Donald Trump Jr. is scheduled to appear July 26 before the Senate Judiciary Committee along with former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, according to a witness list released by the panel Wednesday.

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