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Let us pray

Outside the local sheriff's office would be great. But at your lunch table, your work desk or wherever you are, alone or with a group ? that would be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-09-03/let-us-pray
Domestic violence charges against Ray Rice are dismissed

...Police on May 5.BRONCOS: Defensive end Antonio Smith is under investigation in Texas over a criminal allegation the local sheriff describes as "sexual in nature."He hasn't been arrested. No charges have been filed. COURTS: Hundreds of former...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-21/domestic-violence-charges-aga
Missing persons cases frustrate families, law enforcement

...there was no story," he said, adding that people going missing is unfortunately common.Using data collected from local sheriff's offices and the National Missing and Uniden tified Persons System, or NamUs, The Augusta Chronicle found that Tammy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-01/missing-persons-cases-frustra
Overtime

...of Waynesboro, posted 86 and Madison Harwell, of Evans, carded 96.BasketballWofford player drowns in a lakeA local sheriff's office and school officials say Wofford basketball player Jeremiah Tate drowned near the North Carolina-South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-22/overtime
Police and steroids: Hard to control, hard to prove

...tested officially through a urine sample."We generally can tell when it's happening," McLane said.None of the local sheriff's offices include steroid testing in their random drug tests.Augusta-Richmond County Risk Management Manager...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-01/police-and-steroids-ha
State chief: 65 concealed weapon permits have been revoked due to mental health reporting law

...said.Permit holders are notified of the revocation by letter. They must either return their permit to SLED or their local sheriff's office. If needed, SLED will send someone out to get a revoked permit, but so far that has not been needed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-02-21/state-chief-65-concealed-weapon-per
2-year-old accidentally shoots, kills his mom in Wal-Mart

...Wal-Mart, said in a statement the shooting was a "very sad and tragic accident.""We are working closely with the local sheriff's department while they investigate what happened," Buchanan said.Hayden is a politically conservative town of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-30/2-year-old-accidentally-shoo
Lawmakers weigh regulating drones

...Association said his group was still reviewing both bills and had not yet taken a position. He said he's not aware of any local sheriff's department in the state who has a drone or has access to one."For law enforcement it's an emerging technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-02/lawmakers-weigh-regulating-dr
Across the region

...bleach into water used at a dialysis clinic where he worked was seeking revenge after the firm had suspended him, the local sheriff said Wednesday.Deputies in Lexington County said Donald Foster III, 49, was arrested Wednesday and charged with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-08-01/across-region
A criminal pipeline

...law, which takes effect Aug. 16, requires anyone selling scrap copper to obtain a free permit to do so from the local sheriff's office, and requires buyers to pay in traceable checks, rather than cash.It's a shame that out-of-control...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2011-07-05/criminal-pipeline