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SC parents charged in toddler hot car death

...died earlier this year after being left in a hot car have been arrested and charged with neglect.Florence County sheriff's deputies say 57-year-old Joe Kennedy and 44-year-old Ruthene Kennedy were arrested late Wednesday morning.Authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-10/sc-parents-charged-toddler-h
Bloodhounds track down drug fraud suspect

...an Aiken County investigation into fake drug prescriptions in June.According to a news release, Aiken County Sheriff's deputies were sent to Church Road in Beech Island around 10 a.m. Wednesday after receiving a tip on Murphy's whereabouts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-10/bloodhounds-track-down
Contributions pour in for Ben Hasan and Bob Finnegan prior to District 6 runoff

...Augusta-area law enforcement.Hasan said he's "strong pro-law enforcement" and hates to see Richmond County Sheriff's deputies complete "the best training system in the state of Georgia" then leave for better compensation elsewhere.Hasan's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-08/contributions-
Armed robber escapes Gordon Highway gas station with pillowcase full of cash

...customer at gunpoint Monday, getting away with a red pillow case stuffed with cash.About 7 a.m., Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to the BP gas station at 2061 Gordon Highway in reference to the armed robbery, according to an incident...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-07/gordon-highway-gas-sta
Augusta man shot on Dover Street

...Augusta man was hospitalized Monday after police say he was shot in the arm.About 4 p.m., Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to the 2500 block of Dover Street in reference to an aggravated assault wounding one person, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-07/augusta-man-shot-dover
Man, 28, shot on Jonathan Circle

A 28-year-old Augusta man was wounded in a shooting early Satur day.Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to the 3500 block of Jonathan Circle about 2 a.m. and found Nathan Craig Simpson lying in his front yard, surrounded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-06/man-28-shot-jonathan-c
Family protests stun-gun death case, demands justice outside courthouse

...without answers, the family of a man who died after being shocked five times with a stun gun by a Richmond County sheriff's deputy held a protest at the John H. Ruffin Jr. Courthouse Monday to demand justice.George Harvey, 39, went into cardiac...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-07/family-protests-stun-g
More officer-involved wrecks reported in 2014

...prevent accidents. He might have his work cut out for him.Through the first five months of 2014, Richmond Coun ty sheriff's deputies were involved in 68 accidents and were found at fault 38 times, according to documents provided by the city. That's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-06/more-officer-involved-wrecks
Man hit with 2-by-4 during fight

...ran into the house, came out with the lumber and struck Walters in the head.Walters talked to a Richmond County sheriff's deputy at Univer sity Hospital at 4 a.m., about a half-hour after the incident, according to the police report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-05/man-hit-2-4-during-fig
Man found shot in leg on East Chapman

A man was found shot Thurs day evening in the 700 block of East Chapman Road.Richmond County sheriff's deputies found the man, who had been shot near his right knee, about 10:35 p.m., according to Richmond County dispatch.The unidentified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-04/man-found-shot-leg-eas