Habersham County drug raid disaster highlights need for police reform

...billion funding law enforcement agencies with what some would characterize as weapons of war ? assault rifles, explosive devices, machine guns and other tactical equipment.While police continue to stockpile such paramilitary armament, they...

Blast injuries can be subtle, long-lasting

...killed and 50,500 were wounded, the vast majority were caused by explosions, according to the report.Improvised explosive devices accounted for 75 percent of all injuries, the report said. Advances in treatment and personal protection led to...

Robbery suspect uses bomb threat as diversion

...threat and robbery were related, calling the threat a "diversionary tactic," according to the statement. No explosive devices were found.Alexander was being held in the Emanuel County Jail without bond on felony charges of armed robbery...

Deputy shot, suspect dead at Georgia courthouse

...checked the home in a hilly, wooded neighborhood, fearing he may have set explosive traps around the property. While explosive devices were found inside the home, they were not set to detonate, Piper said. Marx had left his house several days before...

878th Engineer Battalion returns to Augusta from Afghanistan

...coalition forces and Afghan civilians by conducting route clearance operations designed to locate and disarm potential explosive devices."It's an extremely dangerous mission," said Lt. Col. Eduardo Granados, the battalion commander. "But...

Officer training goes to the dogs

AIKEN - It's the scent of the hunt that drives them. Dogs trained to sniff out illegal drugs and explosive devices have been training in Aiken and Augusta this week in preparation for their annual certification tests. Those tests - which move...

Marine from Hephzibah enjoys helping Iraqis

...Adam Douglas hands out candy and toys to Iraqi children. A bad day, though, means the unleashing of improvised explosive devices, which have fast become his unit's biggest threat. "The insurgents will come and place them so that there will...

Richmond Neighbors | Hephzibah High School
Across Georgia

...citizen's lack of judgment." Early Sunday morning, a man drove to the Gwinnett County Detention Center with three explosive devices he had found in the room of a family member who had tried to kill himself, police spokesman Cpl. Kevin Moloney...

Here's the rules: Have fun, be safe

...want to consider a few things first. In Georgia, if you're caught using anything but sparklers or small, non-explosive devices, your first punishment likely will be a verbal warning and confiscation of your fireworks. On a second violation...

Metro | Aiken County Crime
For the record

...of Reese Avenue, interference with government property Brandon Roy Vannier , 22, of Fort Gordon, manufacturing explosive devices Richard Nicole Williams , 29, of the 500 block of Henderson Drive, two counts of malice murder, two counts of...

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