Debate brews on police body camera video access

COLUMBIA - Though supportive of requiring police to wear body cameras, authorities are pushing lawmakers to limit public access to the video footage.

Aiken teen charged in armed robbery

...teen charged with the armed robbery of an Aiken business told police he was forced to commit the crime.Aiken Department of Public Safety police said a man entered In and Out, 580 Laurens St. NW, about 3 p.m. Sunday and demanded money from...

Victim's birthday reminder of unsolved slaying

...reporters after the incident that it appeared Smith was in the wrong place at the wrong time.The North Augusta Department of Public Safety offered a $1,000 for information leading to an arrest, but no information came.Simmons calls police every...

SC gun permit change gets 'neutral' stance

...Sheriff Mike Hunt, North Augusta Director of Public Safety John Thomas, and Marty Sawyer representing the Aiken Department of Public Safety, said they would remain neutral on the bill, H. 3799.It's a contentious proposal, but one that the North...

SLED arrests North Augusta safety officer

...Detention Center, the news release stated.The case was investigated by SLED at the request of the North Augusta Department of Public Safety and will be prosecuted by the 11th Circuit Solicitor's Office.Last week, officials confirmed a $1 million...

Ga. van crash kills 3, injures 8

...Georgia State Patrol Capt. Mark Perry told The Associated Press. Eight others were injured, the Georgia Department of Public Safety said in a statement late Monday morning. Their conditions weren't available. The van's driver "apparently...

Aiken deputies asking for public help in locating suspect

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is requesting assistance in locating an individual accused of armed robbery and attempted sexual assault.

Judge dismisses child molestation charges

...truck pulled up next to her house as she was putting her children into her vehicle, according to a Grovetown Department of Public Safety incident report. The man, whom she later identified as Stefani, asked if she wanted to make extra money and...

Religious law could force 2016 women's Final Four to relocate

...south of the Lucas Oil Stadium where people can hold protests, said Al Larsen, spokesman for the city's Department of Public Safety.Already, some have said they won't attend this year's Final Four.University of Connecticut men's...

Aiken County fugitive arrested in Augusta

A fugitive wanted by the Aiken Department of Public Safety was arrested Thursday in Richmond County.