Two wanted in Aiken stolen vehicle case

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is seeking assistance in locating two suspects who are accused of stealing an SUV last month.According to a police statement...

Aiken pedestrian struck, killed

...Jeep Cherokee driven by James Stewart, of Warrenville, the news release said, and died at the scene.The Aiken Department of Public Safety is continuing the investigation.

Two men charged in package store burglary

...Jr., 21 -- throwing bricks into the front door of the business about 2 a.m. Monday, according to an Aiken Department of Public Safety release. The men were arrested after a short foot chase. Holmes had a firearm at the time of the incident...

Aiken teen charged in Columbia County

...was found at Hawkins-Mullins' home. Two others were questioned and released.Lott is being held by the Aiken Department of Public Safety for an outstanding burglary warrant.Hawkins-Mullins is being held in the Columbia County Detention Center...

Teens arrested after lockdown at Columbia County schools

...Lott, 17, of Lorraine Drive, were taken into custody Friday with two others at Hawkins' residence by Aiken Department of Public Safety officers, Lt. Jason Mahoney said.The arrests followed what was termed a "vague threat" to Columbia...

Aiken teen wanted in shooting incident

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is requesting community assistance in locating an Aiken County teenager.William Alexander Simmons Jr., 16, is wanted on six...

Officers clear up 13 South Carolina road laws

...If a dog is between you and that air bag, the dog is going to die," said Capt. David Turno, of the Aiken Department of Public Safety. "It's going to smash it against the driver. It is terribly unsafe."Even though it's not illegal...

Faith Calendar

...lessons learned from tragedies in an effort to assist houses of worship to plan for and mitigate emergencies; Aiken Department of Public Safety and Federal Bureau of Investigation, host; for clergy and layperson leadership in Aiken, Allendale, Barnwell...

Fire destroys Aiken apartment building

More than 20 people were left homeless after a fire destroyed an Aiken apartment building late Monday.Aiken Department of Public Safety Lt. Jake Mahoney said the department began receiving multiple calls for a fire at The Colony apartments...

Meeting in Aiken will help churches develop security plans

The Aiken Department of Public Safety and FBI will be helping churches develop an emergency operation plan for active shooter situations at a meeting later this month...