Landmark S.C. Supreme Court case affects Aiken murder pleas

...Bel cher's appeal, a jury convicted Joshua Forrest for fatally shooting Mario Reddish in December 2005 outside an Aiken County bar, as a result of the judge ruling that malice could be inferred from the use of a firearm.Because of a lengthy...

Aiken County collision sends three to hospital

An Aiken County traffic accident hospitalized three people Monday evening.Around 7:01 p.m., the Aiken Department of Public Safety responded...

Mobile home destroyed by fire, same site as December homicide

An Aiken County mobile home that was the site of a Dec. 12 homicide was destroyed Monday morning by a fire.The home, located on the 100 block...

One dead in Aiken County crash

A New Ellenton woman is dead after an Aiken County wreck Wednesday evening.Elfriede E. Alonzo, 74, was pronounced dead at Georgia Regents Medical Center emergency room around...

Carjacking reported in North Augusta

...carjacked and was last seen driving away in a 2004 Silver Ford Escape with a gunman in the back seat.According to an Aiken County sheriff's Office news release, a white male in a black hooded sweatshirt pointed a gun at Dreaden and the two witnesses...

1993 slaying of Aiken County woman remains unsolved

...violations stemming from a case in 1991 when he damaged a Lee County golf course with a bulldozer.In July 1996, an Aiken County grand jury refused to indict Barnes on the burglary charges, stating there was too little evidence. The 2nd Circuit...

4 arrested following robbery at Aiken hotel

Four people accused of robbing an Aiken hotel late Friday were arrested after flagging down an Aiken County sheriff's deputy for help, official said.About 10:35 p.m., deputies were called to the Quality Inn at 110 East Frontage...

New Year's Eve crash kills Aiken County man

An Aiken County man, whose blood alcohol content was four times the legal limit, died Thursday from injuries in a New Year's Eve traffic accident...

North Augusta home fire kills 2

...unresponsive outside the home. The second person was located by firefighters in the front bedroom of the home.According to an Aiken County sheriff's news release, eight people were sleeping in the home when the fire started. The two victims ? whose residence...

Disease linked to Aiken inmate's death

An Aiken County inmate who died Friday suffered from sickle cell anemia, officials confirmed today.