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3 killed crossing I-85 this morning

...could be seen on the pavement in the two right lanes of the freeway as a DeKalb County police car blocked those lanes. Shortly after that, more police cars and fire trucks arrived and all southbound lanes were closed. Parish said it wasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-01/3-killed-crossing-i-85-morni
General Motors recalls more vehicles

...other recalls are much smaller and also had no reported injuries. One affects nearly 4,800 Chevrolet SS and Caprice police cars with faulty windshield wiper modules. Gear teeth can become stripped, causing the wipers to fail. Dealers will replace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-07-03/general-motors-recalls-more-v
Former A's, Dodgers pitcher Bob Welch dies

...which had been sealed with a sticker from the Orange County coroner.Neighbor Alma Purcha said she woke up to find police cars outside the home several blocks from the Pacific Ocean. She said Welch divided his time between Arizona and Seal Beach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-10/former-dodgers-pitcher-b
Biz Bits

...recalibrate the software.The other recalls are much smaller. One affects nearly 4,800 Chevrolet SS and Caprice police cars with faulty windshield wiper modules. In the other case, dealers will replace the two rear shock absorbers in about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-27/biz-bits
Georgia authorities plan heightened alerts for boating under the influence heading into July 4th with Operation Dry Water

Riding in a police car or a hearse? Authorities warn it's a choice people must consider if they decide to drink while boating as the nation celebrates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-25/georgia-authorities-pl
South Carolina's new texting law will be difficult to enforce, authorities say

...off-time, Wright frequently sees drivers texting behind the wheel, but when he pulls up to a vehicle in his bright blue police car, most phones go down, speeds decrease and unfastened seatbelts begin to click.Drivers pulled over for suspected texting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-20/south-carolinas-new-te
Forfeitures bring big bucks to sheriff's office

...expensive sports cars that wouldn't be ideal for police officer use.Some seized vehicles that are similar to typical police cars are put into service but others are used by the sheriff's office for special operations, Clayton said.Federally-seized...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-18/forfeitures-bring-big-
What Is It?

...said: "It was the first year that had dual headlights. The way it looks, two-tone paint job, I'd say it's a police car."Sandra Sheppard said 1958 Chevrolet Impala.HARLEM: Brian JewellHEPHZIBAH: Leo Bennett said: "It was one of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-05-15/what-it
2 hurt in SC cop car crash

CAYCE, S.C. - Two people have been hurt after their minivan collided with a Cayce police car. Officials say the wreck happened shortly before 8 p.m. Monday on state Highway 302 near Interstate 26. Highway Patrol Cpl...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-01-21/2-hurt-sc-cop-car-crash
Hope that SPLOST fails

...long-lived nature, such as land and structures. Among the projects explicitly included are road, street, bridges, police cars, fire trucks, ambulances and garbage trucks. Georgia law allows counties and municipalities complete discretion over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-15/hope-splost-fails