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Augusta Sailor Punches Girlfriend & She Jumps from Downtown Parking Deck

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An Augusta woman who was violently assaulted by her military boyfriend while downtown early Saturday jumped from the second-story parking garage to get away from him, authorities said. “He’s going to kill me!” screamed Jacie Valdez, whose face was covered in blood as she desperately sought help from strangers. Two witnesses helped the ...

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Why Was He Free? Warrenville Killer Has Long, Violent History!

Tequan Holmes suspect

The suspect charged with gunning down a Warrenville man during an argument Saturday night is a convicted felon with a long list of violent crimes, gun charges and drug offenses. Tequan Martrell Holmes, 26, of Aiken, was charged Sunday with murder in the shooting death of 22-year-old Tiquan L. Oakman of Warrenville. ...

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Instant Karma! Augusta Thief Takes Car & Then Wrecks Nearby

BRIAN NICHOLSON

A local thief received instant karma Saturday when he stole a car from an Augusta man and wrecked it nearby, leaving him in a wheelchair with painful injuries. Brian Nicholson, 37, didn’t relax long at the hospital before he was rolled to jail in a wheelchair Sunday and photographed with blood on his face. The theft happened Saturday night at the Circle ...

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