High winds push growing Washington wildfire

...lines. Many towns were without electrical power or phone service Saturday.Officials said there are no reports of serious injuries and only one more structure was destroyed overnight by the lightning-caused wildfire.Minor burns and bruises...

Augusta VA reports more adverse incidents in care

...institutional disclosures" ? the term the VA uses to report an adverse event in patient care, such as a death or serious injury ? that occurred in 2013 from more than 4,500 endoscopies being delayed.In analyzing data on more than 575...

English factory worker to tee it up at British Open

...and finished seventh in the U.S. junior college championships. But his professional dreams were derailed by serious injuries to both knees, which required a total of six operations and pretty much kept him off the course for three years...

10 years in SC dog-dragging case

...pickup's tailgate in December and sped off, forcing the dog to run on its hind legs on the pavement. The dog suffered serious injuries, but survived and was adopted.Owens' lawyer told the judge her client cares for animals, but was drinking and...

Luis Suarez's appeal of biting ban rejected by FIFA

...right now.The Brazil striker cried as he recalled the injury, saying "God blessed" him and prevented a more serious injury."It's difficult to talk about a move that (happened) in such an important moment of my career."Neymar fractured...

Holiday road checks see dramatic decline of DUI offenses from Operation Thunder in 2013

...said. "As of Saturday, July 5, at 3 p.m., Richmond County roadways have not had any crashes resulting in serious injuries or fatalities."There were 55 citations issued Friday for children who weren't in child safety seats. Police...

Moped crash bring charges, minor injuries

An Augusta man avoided serious injury in an early-morning moped wreck Thursday but is facing charges.According to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Otis Smith...

Across the region

...identified as 26-year-old Jordan Allen Hyde of Talking Rock. He faces charges of leaving the scene of an accident and serious injury by vehicle.Man driving toward traffic officer shotCOLUMBIA - Authorities say a 20-year-old man is in the hospital...

Man charged in wreck that killed wife

...Williams, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was taken to Lexington Me di cal Center with what Carlton described as serious injuries that weren't life-threatening before he was transferred to the Aiken County Detention Center.

Minnesota Vikings pass on Christian Ponder's option

...expire. With his option exercised, Smith's $9,754,000 salary for 2015 is guaranteed only if he sustains a serious injury this coming season, part of which he still might he might miss serving a suspension from the league or team. That...