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Trial of former North Augusta officer charged in unarmed man's shooting death moved to January

Jack Swerling, the attorney for Justin Craven, confirmed the move to Edgefield County's next term of court Wednesday, attributing it to a normal flow of court cases and nothing related specifically to his client's case.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-11-11/trial-former-north-aug
Big Texas welcome for Google self-driving cars

AUSTIN, Texas - With Google's self-driving cars slowed in a gridlock of California regulation, Texas is offering a fast lane.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-17/big-texas-welcome-google-s
No state charges for South Carolina officer who fatally shot 19-year-old in drug sting, official says

...see the body or hear any threat yelled.Adams said no such high-five occurred, even though a Spartanburg Department of Public Safety officer likely did make the claim. That officer was assigned to the perimeter of the scene and never came in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-27/official-no-state-char
Aiken police seek fifth suspect in 2013 slaying

Trevon Larenz Butler, 21, of Cherokee Street in Aiken, is wanted on charges of murder and armed robbery in the May 29, 2013, death of Shane Jones.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-23/aiken-police-seek-fift
Grovetown man sues city, police over arrest

...attempted child molestation is suing the city, its department of public safety and its officers, who the suit claims continued...mother reported the incident to the Grovetown Department of Public Safety. An anonymous tip pointed to Stefani, who had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-15/grovetown-man-sues-cit
South Carolina traffic deaths pass 2014 totals with nearly three months left in year

...2015, officials say.Data from the S.C. Department of Public Safety shows that through Thursday 694 people had died...life on our highways is unacceptable," S.C. Department of Public Safety Director Leroy Smith said when the unit was formed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-09/south-carolina-traffic
Tuesday morning fire destroys woman's Grovetown home

...keys, which were right inside the door," Camak said.She moved her vehicle and called 911.Grovetown Department of Public Safety firefighters arrived and began extinguishing the fire. Columbia County Fire Rescue personnel was called in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-10-06/firefighers-blaze-grovetown
Weather takes down historic Aiken oak

...due to the decline and the danger it posed to a nearby home, brick fence and the street if it fell. Aiken Department of Public Safety closed off the street due to the potential danger. Following the news the tree would be brought down, a local...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-06/weather-takes-down-historic-a
Moped accident kills Warrenville man

...Regional Medical Centers at 10:06 p.m. from blunt force injuries. He was not wearing a helmet.The Aiken Department of Public Safety continues its investigation. Toxicology results are pending.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-01/moped-accident-kills-w
Phoenix freeway shooting suspect: 'I'm the wrong guy'

...Minutes later, Gov. Doug Ducey took to Twitter to proclaim "We got him!" and the head of the Arizona Department of Public Safety held a news conference to outline the four shootings detectives linked to Merritt.Merritt was behind the shootings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-09-19/phoenix-freeway-shooting-sus