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Wednesday Sep 30 | via Bluffton Today
AUGUSTA, Ga.- Authorities say three people have been charged in the shooting death of a South Carolina man last week. The Augusta Chronicle reports that 24-year-old Christopher Barry, 24-year-old Samantha Griffin and 25-year-old Kameron Reese are charged in the death of Cordeldrick Laquinn Brooks. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 30 | via WRDW-TV Augusta
Burglary, disorderly conduct, driving without a license, those are just a few of the charges Bernard Gymer Jr. has faced since 2002. In fact, he's had 23 arrests since 2002. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 29 | via People Sentinel
A domestic situation has left one person hospitalized with gunshot wounds and a person of interest dead after having difficulty breathing. Sheriff's deputies were notified of the shooting around 9:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. Comment?
Friday Sep 25 | via WRDW-TV Augusta
Aiken County Sheriff''s deputies have arrested a man they say was running loose in North Augusta armed with a shotgun. Deputies were called to the area of Apache Drive near Cherokee Drive and Jefferson Davis Highway around 12:35 p.m. for reports of a burglary. Comment?
Monday Sep 21 | via CTV
Ashley Smith says her faith helped her kick a meth addiction and befriend her captor during a seven-hour ordeal in which she was held at gunpoint. In March of 2005, escaped convict Brian Nichols followed Smith to her apartment in Augusta, Ga., and took her captive in her home. Comment?
Thursday Sep 17 | via WTVM
The Richmond County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help identifying a man who lifted a bottle of liquor from an Augusta liquor store this past Saturday. Surveillance video captured clear images of the suspect concealing the bottle of liquor and leaving without paying for the item. Comment?
Monday Sep 7 | via The Star
A Georgia man is being charged with two counts of attempted murder, after he allegedly shot at a North Augusta man and woman on Sunday, according to a report provided by the Aiken County Sheriff's Office. Phinize King, Jr., 26, of 3511 Red Drive in Augusta, Georgia, is being charged with two counts of attempted murder, discharging a firearm into a dwelling and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to the report. Comment?
Aug 27, 2015 | via Athens Banner-Herald
A third-grader who accidentally shot a classmate at school found the weapon while exploring his family's kitchen, authorities said. The shooting happened Tuesday at Hornsby Elementary School in Augusta. Comment?
Aug 27, 2015 | via CNN
Reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward of WDBJ-TV were fatally shot during a live interview, Wednesday, August 26, in Moneta, Virginia. Authorities identified the suspect as fellow journalist Vester Lee Flanagan II, who appeared on WDBJ-TV as Bryce Williams. Comment?
Aug 27, 2015 | via MDJonline.com
A third-grader who accidentally shot a classmate at school found the weapon while exploring his family's kitchen, authorities said. Comment?
Aug 14, 2015 | via KCTV5
These are images of people who have been arrested in the Midlands. The images are public record and come from various law enforcement and detention center websites. Comment?
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