•  
  •  
Kayaker rescued from river

Emergency crews are working to rescue a kayaker in rough waters this morning.Police began searching for the missing kayaker around 7 a.m. and discovered him in his kayak near the 13th Street bridge. Crews were called to the scene to pull him to safety.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-03/kayaker-rescued-river
Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...I've got to keep Judson Ruffin and Nathan Brown in jail." Mr. High's death came more than 25 years after the night when, police say, Mr. High, Mr. Brown and Mr. Ruffin robbed a Crawfordville service station where the victim's stepfather worked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/07/met_324670.shtml
Family attorney disputes police chief's account that officer fatally shot teen in self-defense

SENECA, S.C. - A South Carolina police chief says he will not release the name of an officer who fatally...Hammond was shot twice about 8:20 p.m. July 26. According to a police report, he had driven a 23-year-old woman to the parking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-01/family-attorney-disputes-police-chi
2003 death of Augusta teen remains unsolved

...assault victims, who suffered swollen eyes and minor cuts, told police they were jumped by nine men and assaulted for no reason outside...Autry said two days after Newton's death.In addition, police say Newton was a suspect in a May 4, 2003, shooting that left...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-02/2003-death-augusta-tee
Rants & Raves

...causing our town from Louisville, Ga., to South Carolina. Blythe just does not need that reputation at all. Surely the police could work on other things happening in the town and just not running blue light specials. OBAMA RECENTLY commuted lengthy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-02/rants-raves
The certainty of cameras

...far-left cartoonist/blogger, was recently fired by the Los Angeles Times after his account of being roughed up in a 2001 police encounter was completely contradicted by an officer's audio account.The truth, whether you're a citizen or an officer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-02/certainty-cameras
Master Corporal Sandra Rogers | The Augusta Chronicle

...investigating a suspicious vehicle near Eustis Park, Aiken lost a police officer and a dedicated public servant. The man charged in the slayings of his girlfriend and an Aiken police officer was involuntarily committed to a state mental health facility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/master-corporal-sandra-rogers
Aiken County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...County Crime The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is responsible for law enforcement outside of communities possessing their own police forces in the 1,080 square miles that make up Aiken County, South Carolina. Divisions include Administrative, Communications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/rants-and-raves/crime/aiken-county-sheriffs-
Aiken County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...County Crime The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is responsible for law enforcement outside of communities possessing their own police forces in the 1,080 square miles that make up Aiken County, South Carolina. Divisions include Administrative, Communications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/aiken-county-crime
Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field | The Augusta Chronicle

...ranging from burns to severed limbs to glass ... The loaded AMT .380 handgun was discovered about 5 a.m. TSA alerted airport police, who took possession of the bag and escorted the passenger, who has not been identified, from the checkpoint area. Don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/transportation/augusta-regional-airport-bush