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Judge refuses to close hearings in hot-car death case

MARIETTA, Ga. - A judge on Monday refused to bar the news media from pretrial hearings for a Georgia man accused of killing his toddler son by leaving him in a vehicle on a hot day.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-14/judge-refuses-close-he
Judge to hear arguments on what evidence will be allowed in trial of Georgia man accused in hot car death

MARIETTA, Ga. - What evidence the jury will be allowed to hear in the trial of a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son in a hot vehicle to die is certain to be a central issue in a hearing set to begin Monday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-13/judge-hear-arguments-what-evidence-
Hot confines of car can be deadly to pets

...the Rich mond County Sheriff's Office and Augusta Animal Services have received a combined 40 calls about pets in hot cars.Last year, the departments responded to 65 calls combined.Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris said his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-28/hot-confines-car-can-be-deadl
Deal, police warn about leaving children in hot cars

...is no time to leave children in a hot car.The governor and others took part...McDaniel said."The temperature in a hot car can skyrocket in minutes," he said...time in a car alone ? especially a hot car ? can be dangerous for a child.Deal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-04/deal-police-warn-about-leavin
Two mothers arrested after children left in hot cars

Two women have been arrested on charges of leaving their children alone in hot cars.Rebecka Ann Currie, of Waynesboro, Ga., and Vanessa Vickey Brunson, of Augusta, both 26, were charged with two counts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-05/two-mothers-arrested-a
Charges dropped against Ga. man who freed dog from hot car

...was arrested after breaking a window to free a dog from a hot car.According to various reports, Ken Mauldin, district...Elantra Cunningham, 22, of Athens, with leaving a dog in a hot car.State law allows someone to break a window for a child...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-19/charges-dropped-against-ga-m
Bill Kirby: Augusta on most diverse cities list

...the story this week about a woman who left her dog in a hot car in Athens, then had police arrest the man who broke the...medal and invited to watch as the dog owner was locked in a hot car and made to sit for twice as long as her dog did.SLICK...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-14/bill-kirby-augusta-most-diver
Aiken County receives pair of explosive-detecting K-9s

...But I also want our deputies to be more careful and protective over them. To have two die, especially the one in a hot car, there's just no excuse for that. These animals need to be taken very good care of."Feemster stressed that the canines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-13/aiken-county-receives-pair-ex
We need a modern-day social contract

...at least an attempt to control your unruly youngsters in stores, restaurants and theaters. You can't leave them in a hot car, but you can read them the riot act as to how hot it will get for them if they don't sit down and shut up.? Don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-02/we-need-modern-day-social-con
Rants & Raves

...children. Please do not leave your children or pets in a hot car while you run into the grocery store for just a minute...the parking lots. If you see an animal or a child in a hot car, please look for a deputy and let them know. WE DO NOT...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-26/rants-raves-0