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Georgia lake slayings remain mystery

...was found. Video cameras at the guard house at the entrance to the subdivision weren't working. And it is possible the killer came by boat. The 19,000-acre lake offered countless entry and escape routes.While investigators for days scoured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-07/georgia-lake-slayings-
Who is speaking for the defense of Israel?

...one Palestinian teen.? Israel was horrified by the deaths of the three Israeli men, and vowed to find the killers and to bring the killers to justice.? A Palestinian teen was murdered by nationalistic Jews in a revenge killing.? Israel condemned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-03/who-speaking-defense-isr
Hephzibah homicide case closed with final guilty plea

A man drawn into a Hephzibah murder when he assisted the killer in moving the victim's vehicle pleaded guilty Friday to a reduced charge.Larry L. Norton, 32, was indicted on a theft charge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-20/hephzibah-homicide-cas
Decapitation mystery: Sheriff seeks 'savage' killer

...knows a fruitful tip could crack the case, so he is working to secure more reward money for information that leads to the killer or killers.The 40-year law enforcement veteran believes because of the separation of the bodies and physical strength...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-25/decapitation-mystery-s
Ga. couple's killing leaves authorities baffled

...they didn't immediately know who the killer was, was about five years ago...struggle. While he's not positive the killer or killers arrived and left by boat...concealing themselves," he said of the killers. "We've got to do a better job...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-13/ga-couples-killing-leaves-au
Decapitation case: Weapons differ, sheriff says

...Journal-Constitution reports Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills told Channel 2 Action News that he has evidence indicating the killer used two different weapons during last month's slayings of 88-year-old Russell Dermond and his 87-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-05/decapitation-case-weap
Banjo-B-Que contestants cook up good time at music festival

...away on the final day of the Papa Joe's Banjo-B-Que Music Festival.Burg and his wife, Jan, who together are the Killer B's BBQ team, were minutes away from submitting chicken breasts, ribs, brisket and pork shoulders in the barbecue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-24/banjo-b-que-contestants-cook
Billboards to aid hunt for woman after beheading

...investigators to attempt to track her. The neighborhood is guarded by security officers, but Sills said it's possible the killer arrived by boat from the lake.On Friday, Sills said he was plodding, trudging away" and still trying to identify...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-10/billboards-aid-hunt-woman-aft
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers. PRESIDENT OBAMA IS upset about the execution in Oklahoma going amiss? The killer being put to death shot, then buried alive a 19-year-old girl. The murder doesn't bother Obama. The execution does. RANT...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-06/rants-raves
Sheriff: Decapitation case victims knew killer

...couple's home, located about 80 miles southeast of Atlanta. His head remains missing.Sills said he is certain the killers accessed the Dermonds' property by water. Both the sheriff and FBI profilers who've examined the case believe there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-21/decapitation-case-vict