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Suspicious Death: Augusta Woman’s Body Found on Porch

Milledgeville

An Augusta woman’s body was found on her front porch Wednesday morning and her death is being investigated as suspicious, authorities said. April Mims, 37, was found dead early Wednesday on her porch at 2542C Milledgeville Road in Augusta, Coroner Mark Bowen said in a press release. She was officially ...

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North Augusta Man Caught Looking Up Dresses – Again!

Chauncey Hampton, 32, of North Augusta, Molesting adults & children

A North Augusta man was tackled to the ground by an officer Monday after he was caught looking up the skirt of a young woman in the aisles of Publix, police said. Chauncey Hampton, 32, of 1011 Skyview Drive, North Augusta, was charged with “molesting adults and children,” which is ...

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RCSO Deputy Fires at Hephzibah Man Outside Sprint Store

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A Richmond County deputy shot at an armed Hephzibah man outside a Sprint convenience store Saturday morning but didn’t hit the man, authorities said. No one was injured. The suspect’s mother recently told cops her son served time in military combat and has mental health issues. The deputy, whose name was ...

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Woman’s Body Discovered in Jackson, S.C.

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The body of a 34-year-old Jackson woman was discovered at approximately 2:50 AM Thursday. According to Coroner Tim Carlton, the discovery was made at the corner of Tisdale Street and 3rd Street in Jackson SC. “Although suspicious at this time, the community does not need to be concerned,” the coroner ...

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Augusta Man Found Dead on Woodard Avenue

Jeremy Clark

An Augusta man was found dead in the road from an apparent gunshot wound Tuesday morning, authorities said. Jeremy Clark, 29 (pictured from his Facebook page) was found dead on the 4100 block of Woodard Avenue, which is off Peach Orchard Road near Town & Country Shopping Center in Augusta. The victim ...

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MURDER: Waynesboro Man Charged in Death of 6-Month-Old Baby

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A Waynesboro man is being held on murder charges in the death of his girlfriend’s 6-month-old son who was injured in his care. GBI authorities say William Roger Hillis II called 911 on Saturday, saying Baby Jay was unresponsive. “Willis met deputies and EMS on Old Waynesboro Road in Richmond County ...

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Arrested & Fired: CCSO Deputy Bruises Stepson with Plastic Hanger

Deputy Aaron Price

A Columbia County deputy was arrested for child cruelty and fired from the force Monday after a complaint that he bruised his 6-year-old stepson with a plastic hanger. Columbia County Deputy Andrea Price observed injuries to her 6-year-old child and filed a report with her own agency. Sheriff’s investigators determined ...

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