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Doctors save man's burned hand by tucking it into belly

...when he saw Reyes, a retired cattle ranch worker and school bus driver who lives in Missouri City, Texas.Reyes was home alone one day in late June, changing a tire on a trailer, when the jack slipped, pinning his hand against a fender. It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-09-06/bold-move-save-mans-hand-doctors-se
Newest collars monitor pets for pain, irregularities

...October. Lucas has a heart murmur and suffers from fainting spells, and the monitor allows Saltzman to leave the dog home alone without worrying.PetPace's medical monitoring collar came out three years ago and has been tested on thousands of dogs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/pets/2015-09-05/newest-collars-monitor-pets-pa
Augusta man accused of leaving children home alone

An Augusta man has been arrested after leaving his two children home alone.The children's mother called police when she arrived home from work at 2 a.m. Sunday to find her children, ages 4 and 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-01/augusta-man-accused-le
Children left alone escape Augusta house fire; mother charged

An Augusta woman has been charged after her home caught fire while her three young children were home alone.The oldest child, 10, told firefighters and police that he was asleep on the couch in the North Carolina Avenue home when he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-24/children-left-alone-es
Men plead guilty to reduced charges in Harrisburg home invasion

...Samuel and Albright forced their way into a Harrisburg home that afternoon. The mother, who was six months pregnant and home alone with her small children, has testified that both men sexually assaulted her after she told them she had no cash to give...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-02/men-plead-reduced-char
UGA student holdup may be linked to others

...Ga. -- A University of Georgia student fell victim to an assault by two armed robbers Tuesday night as she walked home alone from downtown Athens.The suspects struck the 21-year-old woman in the head as they robbed her at gunpoint near...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-26/uga-student-holdup-may
You can always trust an old flame

...still OK to eat because ... it's baloney.In my bachelor days I often ate fast food if I felt hungry. If I was at home alone, I could make sandwiches, I could open cans and warm stuff up. I could heat the oven and pop in a frozen pizza.It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-31/you-can-always-trust-old-flam
Suspect flees after children found home alone during home invasion

Police are seeking a man who broke into an Augusta home early Tuesday while two children were home alone.The children, ages 13 and 7, told police someone knocked and rang the doorbell at their Nighthawk Drive home around 7:30...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-14/suspect-flees-after-ch
Past generations of so-called 'unattended' children turned out just fine

...peas on the porch or inside ironing clothes in the coolness of the evening while we ran the streets and played. Heading home alone, this 9-year-old girl didn't attract a call to the police for investigation as to why I was outside by myself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-10/past-generations
Fixing a bad decision

...compromised. The laptop was stolen.So, rather than take a restless grade-schooler to work with her, or leave her at home alone in a house that had just been broken into, Ms. Harrell made another decision. It wasn't the wisest. She left her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-29/fixing-bad-decision