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Thursday | 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?
Thursday Aug 27 | 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?
Thursday Aug 27 | 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?
Wednesday Aug 26 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Officials in Georgia say an elementary school student suffered minor injuries after being accidentally shot by a third-grade classmate playing with a gun. Third-grader playing with gun wounds classmate in Georgia AUGUSTA, Ga. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via KXAN-TV Austin
Tuesday has been an emotional day for parents and loved ones of kids at W.S. Hornsby K-8 School. One big sister can breathe a sigh of relief after an unexpected day for Maequoia. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via MDJonline.com
Officials in Georgia say an elementary school student suffered minor injuries after being accidentally shot by a classmate playing with a gun. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via KRON 4
EDITOR'S NOTE: KRON 4 NEWS IS FOLLOWING COVERAGE OF A SCHOOL SHOOTING IN GEORGIA VIA AFFILIATE WJBF. BELOW IS THEIR COVERAGE Officials in Georgia say a male student had a gun in his desk and was reportedly playing with the gun when it went off and struck a female student in the side. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via News 12 WRDW
On Monday August 24th, 2015, Richmond County Deputies responded to 1726 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA, regarding a business burglary. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is seeking assistance in identifying the black male suspect featured in the still photos. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via WTOC-TV Savannah
Deputies responded to Jazzy Hair Studio at 1726 Wrightsboro Rd. around 1 a.m. Monday in reference to a burglary. The man in the photos was caught on the business's security cameras. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via Athens Banner-Herald
Officials in Georgia say an elementary school student suffered minor injuries after being accidentally shot by a classmate playing with a gun. The shooting happened Tuesday morning at Hornsby Elementary School in Augusta. Comment?
Friday Aug 14 | via Daily Kos
In October, 2014, Brandon Paquette was arrested in Augusta, Georgia. He was charged with possession of testosterone with intent to distribute, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 12 | via WALB-TV Albany
A Columbia County magistrate judge set bond at $12,400 for each of the two teens charged in a situation that sent Columbia County schools into lockdown Friday. Jeremiah Hawkins and Aaron Lott are still being held at the Aiken County Detention Center. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via SavannahNow
All Columbia County schools went on lockdown early Friday after threats of a possible school shooting were made via social media. SnapChat photos also showed pictures posted showing Lakeside High School's parking lot and the commons area inside the school. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via WALB-TV Albany
Deputies have identified the teens they say are responsible for a situation that sent Columbia County schools into lockdown Friday morning. Jerimiah Hawkins, 18, of Aiken is accused of posting a series of videos on Snapchat showing a gun being discharged from a vehicle, said Capt. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via Athens Banner-Herald
South Carolina authorities arrested today four individuals on weapons charges in connection with a "vague threat" to Augusta area schools. The Columbia County Sheriff's Office was alerted this morning to videos posted on Snapchat overnight showing suspects discharging a handgun while riding in a vehicle. Comment?
Thursday Aug 6 | via WRDW-TV Augusta
The Burke County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man accused of claiming to be part of a company to swindle $600 from a 75-year-old woman. Deputies say Brandon Brent Williams told the victim he was the owner of CSRA Home Improvements and he would do some work on her roof. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 5 | via WRDW-TV Augusta
The coroner says Carlton Deon Nipple, 34, was shot at least one time in the chest and taken to GRU where he was pronounced dead at 3:59 Wednesday afternoon. Deputies say the shooting happened on the 1900 block of Barnes Rd. at Stevens Rd. at 3:28 p.m. Wednesday. Comment?
Jul 28, 2015 | via National Post
AUGUSTA, Ga. - A Georgia man who wrote he was "ready for jihad" before buying a one-way ticket overseas to try joining ISIL was sentenced to federal prison Tuesday after he sobbed to the judge, "I am an American." Comment?
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