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Greenwood lake accident kills man

...Department Capt. Robert McCullough said Rhodes was struck by another personal watercraft driven by a friend.The investigation is continuing. No charges have been filed.Coroner Sonny Cox says the death has been ruled an accident.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-03/greenwood-lake-accident-kill
Keg Creek victim identified

...according to Columbia County Coroner Harriett Garrison.Watkins appeared to have drowned, but he is at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Crime Lab in Atlanta for an autopsy scheduled for today, Garrison said."I'm sure that they were going home the back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-03/keg-creek-victim-identified
WADA to investigate new doping allegations in athletics

...material from the new ARD program and The Sunday Times would be turned over immediately to WADA's independent commission for investigation.Sebastian Coe, the former head of the London Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games who will bid to become the next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-02/wada-investigate-new-doping-alleg
The certainty of cameras

...officer, and he calmly replies, "It's not going to happen right now, young lady."When told she's impeding an investigation under the law, she indignantly retorts that the law "only applies to U.S. citizens." A "free inhabitant," she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-02/certainty-cameras
USOC contacts other cities about 2024 bid

...independent virus tests.The moves come after an Associated Press investigation showed a serious health risk to Olympic athletes in venues...canoeing - Rodrigo de Freitas lake - in central Rio. The AP investigation also showed venues for triathlon and open-water swimming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-01/usoc-contacts-other-citi
Family attorney disputes police chief's account that officer fatally shot teen in self-defense

...ongoing and unsupported statements" or say any more about the case until the State Law Enforcement Division completes its investigation. The officer is on administrative leave."As attorneys are now involved for both the Hammonds and our department, we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-01/family-attorney-disputes-police-chi
Man wanted for sexual assault on Fort Gordon

The Army Criminal Investigation Command is seeking a man they say was responsible for a sexual assault at Fort Gordon in November.The crime took place the evening...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-29/man-wanted-sexual-assa
Georgia Regents University | The Augusta Chronicle

...said. Three weeks have passed since former public safety chief William McBride announced his retirement amid an internal investigation, and Georgia Regents University has yet to start a search for a ... Don't Miss Databases: Search public records...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/colleges-and-univers
Death on Berthoud Pass in Augusta ruled suicide

...Pass was been ruled a suicide, Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said.An autopsy conducted at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab in Atlanta on Wednesday confirmed that the death, reported about 10:25 p.m. Monday, was the result of a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-29/death-berthoud-pass-au
Probe finds sewage, viruses at sites of Rio's Olympic events

...serious health risk for athletes, as well as for visitors to the iconic beaches of Rio de Janeiro.An Associated Press investigation found dangerously high levels of viruses and bacteria from sewage in venues where athletes will compete in the 2016 Olympic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-30/probe-finds-sewage-virus