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DC mansion slaying suspect caught

...was killed and their mansion was set on fire.Daron Dylon Wint, 34, was arrested...had been stabbed or bludgeoned before the fire.Police said Thursday that Wint, a certified...after the slayings. It too had been set on fire.DNA analysis at a Bureau of Alcohol...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-22/dc-mansion-slaying-suspect-c
Fundraiser for dog burned in doghouse

SMYRNA, Ga. - Caregivers are raising money to help a dog that police say was set on fire inside its dog house. WXIA-TV reports the 1-year-old pit dog named Royalti was taken to the Cobb Emergency Veterinary Clinic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-21/fundraiser-dog-burned-doghou
Breanna Gasper awarded mortgage free home in honor of husband Staff Sgt. Frank Gasper who died in 2008

The widow of a soldier killed by enemy fire in 2008 during his fourth deployment to Iraq was to be awarded a newly renovated, mortgage-free home in Hephzibah on Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-21/local-wife-fallen-soldier-rec
Suspect named in DC murder mystery

...Veralicia Figueroa. All were slain before the fire was set, police said, and three had been...suburban Maryland. It too had been set on fire. The Savopouloses lived in Woodley Park...building stories." On the day of the fire, Gutierrez received a text message from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-21/suspect-named-dc-murde
Police: After 10-hour standoff, officers fatally shoot man they suspect of wounding deputy

...murder.About 1:45 p.m. Caldwell came out of the back door of the apartment complex and shot at officers and they returned fire, the chief said.Berkeley County Sheriff Butch Henerey said authorities received a tip last weekend and a subsequent DNA match...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-21/police-after-10-hour-standoff
Across the region

...Clinic raises money for burned pit bullSMYRNA, GA. - Caregivers are raising money to help a dog that police say was set on fire inside its doghouse.The 1-year-old pit bull named Royalti was taken to the Cobb Emergency Veteri nary Clinic on May 12...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-21/across-region
Daniel Field | The Augusta Chronicle

...completed in February of 2012, the last renovation was in the 1970s. Prior to renovation the building was not up to code for fire safety or security. The terminal now boasts an elevator and finished second floor, which is empty but available for office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/transportation/daniel-field
Augusta Public Transit | The Augusta Chronicle

...Augusta Public Transit a hot topic among area residents. A scam where hotel cards were used to obtain free travel only fueled the fire. Many area residents are concerned about paying to subsidize a service that loses $1.8 million a year, while others...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/transportation/augusta-public-transit
1 dead in SC recycling plant fire

...dead and another has been injured in a fire at a metal recycling plant in Anderson. Local media outlets report the fire broke out about 10 a.m. on Monday at...were not immediately released. Several fire departments have responded to the scene...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-18/1-dead-sc-recycling-plant-fi
5 killed in I-16 collision with tractor-trailer

...tractor-trailer and the one that struck it from behind caught fire.In all, three tractor-trailers were involved...its early stages, and it could take weeks.Pooler Fire Rescue, Southside Fire/EMS, sheriff's deputies from Chatham and Bryan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-19/5-people-died-interstate-wreck-trac