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Police: Family told man he could see his kids at home, then killed him over custody dispute

...a child custody dispute, according to police in South Carolina.The wife's brother...children for the first time in a while, police said in news conference late Wednesday...home, he was attacked with a hammer, police said. He tried to climb out a 6-foot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-29/police-family-told-man
Augusta man acquitted of most serious charges in GRU police shooting case

...protection the night Georgia Regents University Police Officer Wesley Martin stopped him, his...charges he faced ? aggravated assault on a police officer and theft.But James could still...convicted him of ? fleeing or eluding a police officer, driving without a license...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-29/augusta-man-acquitted-
Metro | The Augusta Chronicle

...cheat to annihilate a lackluster team with a second-rate quarterback like the Colts. Sour grapes. SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. ? Police say a woman and her family lured her estranged husband to their home by offering to let him see his children, then beat him...

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Good Samaritan, 96, robbed

A 96-year-old man told police he was robbed Tuesday while giving someone money for gas.The victim told police the man knocked at the door of his Glen...newer model black four-door sedan. Police said the thief left the victim's wallet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-29/good-samaritan-96-robb
Georgia police chiefs meet in Augusta for winter training conference

About 250 police chiefs from Georgia convened in downtown...for the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police winter training conference.It's one...Convention Center at the Augusta Marriott, police chiefs had the opportunity to learn not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-27/georgia-police-chiefs-
Employee stole wedding gifts, police say

MACON, Ga. -- An employee at Macon's historic Hay House, where weddings are held, is accused of pocketing the presents.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-30/employee-stole-wedding
1 dead, 3 wounded in DeKalb shootings

...DeKalb County, just outside Atlanta. Police say the gunfire happened at a home along...had gunshot wounds. WSB-TV reports police were investigating the possibility that a robbery led to the gunfire. DeKalb County police Lt. Antonio Catlin said investigators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-29/1-dead-3-wounded-dekalb-shoo
Homes, vehicle damaged during Fleming Avenue shooting

...Ridgewood Place apartments on Wheeler Road. Police collected nearly 30 9-mm spent shell...to a outside door.A man, 75, told police he was driving through the area when he...vehicle had been struck in the rear. Police found a bullet had traveled through his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-29/homes-vehicle-damaged-
SC man arrested after 100-mph chase

...Highway and Laney Walker Boulevard. Police said Washington sped off in excess of...traveling on the wrong side of the road. Police said he remained on the wrong side of...Island. Washington attempted to run from police but was captured.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-29/sc-man-arrested-after-
Motorist, 50, killed in Aiken

...a statement from Coroner Tim Carlton.Kooy was the only occupant of a 2002 Dodge pickup.Authorities say Kooy was fleeing police about 1 a.m. when his vehicle left the road on the northbound side of Willow Run Road, went down an embankment and struck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-30/motorist-50-killed-aiiken