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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
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
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
Across Georgia

...was arrested after breaking a window to free a dog from a hot car.Multiple news outlets report Michael Hammons was charged...decision.Cunningham was cited for leaving the dog in the hot car.Georgia state law allows an individual to break a car...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-20/across-georgia
Ga. man charged with breaking car window to free dog

...Athens man who saved a dog from a hot car has been arrested for smashing a window...Pomeranian mix in distress from a hot car outside an Athens store. Witnesses...was cited for leaving the dog in the hot car.Georgia state law allows an individual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-12/ga-man-charged-breaking-car-
Details offered in 2013 Aiken K-9 death

AIKEN- Authorities say an Aiken County deputy was disciplined last year after the death of a police dog left in a hot car.Sheriff's Capt. Eric Abdulla told The Aiken Standard on Tuesday that an explosives-detecting dog named Cooper died...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-08/details-offered-2013-aiken-k