SC school buses might film those who pass

COLUMBIA -- Parents asked lawmakers to approve a bill that would permit outward-facing video cameras on school buses to capture evidence of rogue motorists for use in arrests.

Aiken street closed for accident reconstruction Wednesday

The Aiken Department of Public Safety's Accident Reconstruction Team will be mapping a traffic collision in the southbound lane of Laurens Street between Hampton and...

Argument over marijuana leads to fatal stabbing

Police said a 24-year-old was killed Sunday after an argument over money owed for marijuana. Skyler Keith Wright, 18, has been charged with murder.

Shooting victim was found in bed

NORTH AUGUSTA - Police responding to a North Augusta shooting Tuesday found Dakota Cook in bed, with the covers up to his neck and a wound to the face. A shotgun was at the foot of the bed with the barrel pointed toward the headboard.

Fatal accident in downtown Aiken

One person is dead in a morning collision in Aiken.Aiken Department of Public Safety Cpl. Jeremy Hembree said the driver was traveling east on Abbeville Avenue just before 9 a.m. when he failed to yield right...

Aiken neighborhood told to boil water

The Aiken Department of Public Safety has asked residents of the Pipeline Road-Horseshoe Bend area to boil water they use for personal consumption for the next 24 hours, or until 10 a.m. Thursday.

Wife charged with killing husband

...her husband in their North Augusta Gardens apartment while their four small children were home.North Augusta Department of Public Safety officers were called to Apartment 1701 at the Marion Avenue complex about 10:30 a.m. and found Dakota Cook...

Harlem Department of Public Safety receive lightning bolt decals for felony arrests

You can learn a lot about a Harlem Department of Public Safety officer just by looking at the front fender of their patrol car.For about three months, officers with the department who make...

Mother charged after cocaine found in newborn's system

...Taisha Bowen, 38, of Maddox Avenue, has been charged with unlawful conduct toward a child, North Augusta Department of Public Safety Lt. Tim Thornton said. She was arrested on Feb. 28.According to an incident report, Bowen recently gave...

Update: Coroner identifies shooting victim

...Medical Center, and an autopsy will be done at the GBI crime lab in Atlanta.According to a North Augusta Department of Public Safety news release, police responded to a report of a vehicle in a ditch at the US Highway 1 ramp to SC Highway 230...