Mayhem in Motor City

Detroit Police Chief James Craig shocked liberal sensibilities earlier this year when he recommended law-abiding citizens in his crime-ridden city...

Augusta pensioners eye benefit increase

...sheriff's department and joined Newsome at the Tuesday meeting."I think they need a raise," said former Augusta Police Chief Freddie Lott, now president of the 1949 pension committee. "I think we need a raise, too."While the 1945 plan's...

Argument over marijuana leads to fatal stabbing

Police said a 24-year-old was killed Sunday after an argument over money owed for marijuana.Jackson Police Chief Dennis Rushton said police were called about 7:30 p.m. to a home in the 7500 block of South Silverton Street, where they...

UGA employee charged in books theft

...prescription medication, according to police.UGA Police Chief said that Meranski is under suspicion for text book...not believe that this was an isolated incident."The police chief said text books "are like cash" because of the several...

Man fatally shot by police at Columbus State University was unarmed, lawyer says

...University police reported that officers chased the man on foot near apartments on the campus, authorities said.University Police Chief Rus Drew said officers were called to an area near campus apartments and began chasing the man on foot."At some point...

Police: Man dead after shooting at Ga. university

...hurt, and the campus near the Alabama state line was never placed on lockdown, campus officials said.University Police Chief Rus Drew said officers were called at 2:35 p.m. Sunday and arrived three minutes later to an area outside campus...

Greenville curbs motorist cell use

...first offense and the cellphone can be seized on a third offense. Greenville is putting up signs about the new law. Police Chief Terri Wilfong says she has told officers they can issue warnings at their discretion.

Rants & Raves

...day. YOUR EDITORIAL WAS excellent. President Obama needs to hit the road and Michelle needs to get lost. THE HARLEM POLICE chief is not doing that much for the citizens. He is trying to make a name for himself. I CAN'T BELIEVE someone thinks...

UGA professor charged with asking student to buy drugs in Mexico

...the student to purchase the medication for him, UGA Police Chief Jimmy Williamson said. A search of Lance's campus...there can you buy me such-and-such drug,'" the police chief said. The students laughed it off, but when the student...

SC teacher faces assault charge

...Police in North Charleston have charged a substitute teacher who is also a police officer with shoving a student.Police Chief Scott Deckard says 25-year-old Brandon Moses is being charged with third-degree assault and battery. Moses is...