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1 Caught, 1 Sought in Month-Old Augusta Murder

Killer Suspects

Richmond County authorities have connected two suspects to last month’s murder of a man at Jennings Homes Apartments, and one suspect remains on the loose. Bilal Givens, 17, (left) and Trequan Catrez Clay, 17 (right), are both accused of murder in connection with the May 15th slaying of Marion Terry. As you may ...

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North Augusta Man, 73, is Shot to Death

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Aiken County authorities are investigating the bizarre shooting death of an elderly North Augusta Man on Monday night. J. C. Mims, 73, of H and H Street (pictured), was rushed to Augusta University Medical Center after he was discovered shot along his street around 10:45 p.m. Monday. He was pronounced dead ...

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RCSO on Augusta Gay Pride Parade: We’re Resolved to Make it Safe

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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office released this statement Monday on the upcoming gay pride events in Augusta: “In light of the recent tragedy, the Public Information Office has received numerous inquiries over concerns for safety in our community and specifically for the LGBT Community and their upcoming events. I assure ...

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Jackson Shootings Lead to Marijuana Trafficking Ring!

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The shootings to two people in Jackson led authorities to disrupt a major drug trafficking ring and seize $300,000 worth of marijuana at a booby-trapped residence in the small Aiken County community, authorities said. On Tuesday, two males were transported to an area hospital for treatment from gunshot wounds, and investigators discovered ...

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Target Shoplifter: ‘Can I Just Get a Ticket?’

Henry Campbell, 35, Shoplfiting - felony

A Target shoplifting suspect in Evans who was caught stealing more than $850 in electronics Thursday asked the cop to let him off with a ticket. “I know I just shoplifted, but could I just get a ticket or something and not have to go to jail?” suspect Henry Campbell ...

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Homicide: Aiken Man Found Dead on Wire Road

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The “suspicious death” of an Aiken County resident on Wire Road has been determined to be a homicide after the discovery of bullet fragments in the body, Coroner Tim Carlton said. Nicky Cockrell, 49, of Wire Road, Aiken, was pronounced dead at his home at 12:07 pm Tuesday. He was discovered by ...

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Evans Man Makes Wife Sleep on the Floor!

RIchard Crawford

An Evans man was arrested for abusing his wife last week after he attacked her and then forced her to sleep on the floor all night, authorities said. Richard Crawford, 38, was charged with simple battery under the state’s Family Violence Act. This is one of many crime stories in ...

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