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SC prosecutor urging lawmakers to pass tougher penalties against domestic abusers

...they finish their sentence. The ban is already federal law, which would require federal prosecution. State and local law enforcement can't enforce it without a corresponding state measure.Wilson has previously said that he is willing to support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-13/sc-prosecutor-urging-l
Community leaders gather to pray for peace, unity

...Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights.The act requires federal, state and local law enforcement agencies to maintain adequate policies and procedures that eliminate or stop practices permiting racial profiling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-22/community-leaders-gather-pra
Officials warn against celebratory gunfire on New Year's

...celebratory gunfire to the cowboys of the Old West, local law enforcement officials say. You might be putting others in harm's...agency announced that it would support state and local law enforcement agencies in ballistic tests on bullet casings where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-30/officials-warn-against
Vehicle struck by train in downtown Augusta; no injuries reported

...damage from the collision and was able to resume operations about 4:25 p.m. The company is cooperating with local law enforcement on an investigation into the incident.The results of that investigation should be available anywhere from four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-27/vehicle-struck-train-d
South Carolina residents warned of phone scam

...you ever doubt the legitimacy of a caller, hang up and immediately call your utility to verify, as well as your local law enforcement agency."The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs has a phone line for reporting consumer scams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-20/south-carolina-residen
Police in Richmond, Columbia counties receive reports of telephone scams demanding payment in lieu of arrest

...if she didn't post a bond.It was, Price learned, a scam that nearly cost her $1,700.Since October, local law enforcement agencies have received reports of a scam in which a caller claiming to be a police officer demands a payment in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-03/police-richmond-columb
Bill designed to reduce domestic violence in SC would bar abusers from possessing guns

...themselves and anger issues."The ban is already federal law, which would require federal prosecution. State and local law enforcement can't enforce it without a corresponding state law."We believe this is taking a stand for the safety of victims...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-05/bill-designed-reduce-d
Cam Newton just glad to be alive after wreck

...a police charity after five players' protest over Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Mo., drew the ire of local law enforcement officials.The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported the team would present an unspecified amount of money to The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-11/cam-newton-just-glad-be-alive
Violent crime trends don't tell all, GRU professor says

...to combat it."While numbers might not tell all, Reese said, there's a chance that stagnant numbers mean local law enforcement agencies have succeeded in building trust in the community. A spike in one category could mean more people are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-05/violent-crime-trends-d
Several monitored in Texas Ebola case

...he said, while declining to give specifics on what happened. "And that monitoring is extremely important."Local law enforcement has been stationed at the home to monitor their compliance, groceries and food are being delivered, and a cleaning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-02/about-100-monitored-texas-eb