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Purse-snatcher runs over woman

...Local news outlets report the incident happened Monday around 7:45 p.m. at a Wal-Mart in Covington.Covington Police Department spokesman Capt. Craig Treadwell says officers arrived at the scene to find the woman, who was lying in the parking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-11-17/purse-snatcher-runs-over-woman
Belton, S.C., spill a cautionary tale on pipeline safety, advocates say

...dependent on the location and scope of the spill, Ruiz said.Companies such as Kinder Morgan rely on local fire and police departments to assist with the initial response, and once the area is secure, in-house response teams will respond to assess...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-15/belton-sc-spill-cautionary-ta
Latest: Paris police raid targets suspected mastermind

...north of the capital.An official with the Paris police department who was not authorized to be publicly named said...suburb where several men are holed up.The Paris police department says officers have exchanged gunfire with the suspects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-11-18/latest-paris-police-raid-tar
Tybee Island continues talks on limiting open-air alcohol consumption

...problems.During a called meeting of Tybee's public safety committee Thursday, representatives of the City Council, police department and the ad hoc task force created to brainstorm ideas for improving crowd conditions on Tybee discussed a recent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-11-13/tybee-island-continues-talks-limiti
Halloween could be more dangerous in 2015

...only ones at risk this year after a threat was made against police officers nationwide.The FBI issued an alert to police departments warning them of a potential anarchist "Halloween revolt" against police. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-28/halloween-could-be-mor
Uniform shop slaying in 1993 still unsolved

...to the head."We suspect it was a robbery because all paper was taken from the cash register," then-Augusta Police Department spokesman Mark Cowan told reporters. Police said the mother of three had been working alone at the store when she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-25/uniform-shop-slaying-1
UGA receiving more rape reports; school officials say higher numbers result of policy change

...received 71 rape reports in the 2014 calendar year, officials said. In records dating back to 2006, the most the police department ever reported in its annual crime statistics summary was eight, in 2012.The higher numbers being recorded now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-25/uga-receiving-more-rape-repor
UGA rape reports climbing

...year. In records dating back to 2006, the most the police department ever reported in its annual crime statistics summary...according to daily police activity logs posted on the UGA Police Department website.But the statistics are not easy to interpret...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-10-20/uga-rape-reports-climbing
Authorities say missing baby found dead in Florida in case with Augusta ties

...Augusta motel.The Richmond County Sheriff's Office became involved Oct. 4 at the request of the Hardeeville Police Department in South Carolina, according to an incident report. The South Carolina officer stated Bury had been involved in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-15/authorities-say-missin
Brother sought in slaying of Thomson teen

...knows his whereabouts is asked to call the Thomson Police Department at (706) 595-2166, the GBI at (706) 595-2575...County 911.About 10:30 p.m., officers from the police department were called to the Gus Street residence after a report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-13/brother-sought-slaying