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Gun found at Hephzibah Middle School

...eighth-grade student had taken from a school resource officer's vehicle, according to Richmond County School Safety spokesman Israel...idea why the student took the handgun from the officer's vehicle and brought it into school."Butler says he's unsure if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-27/gun-found-hephzibah-mi
Teen strikes, kills Georgia toddler

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - A 2-year-old Georgia boy has died after police say a teenager struck him with a vehicle. The Gainesville Times reports 19-year-old Joshua Sanders struck the child Sunday. Saunders was arrested on charges of DUI...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-27/teen-strikes-killes-georgia-
Officials urge motorcyclists to take safety precautions during rise in crashes

...Three of the four were single-vehicle crashes. The number of crashes...motorcyclist deaths involved multiple vehicles compared to 42 percent involving single vehicles.Most local cases involving another vehicle usually come down to a driver...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-26/officials-urge-motorcy
Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...Hall was kidnapped, raped and shot. The assailants threw both victims into the river, leaving behind the blood-stained vehicle. Two days later, James C. Gray, 54, was kidnapped from Beech Island and taken to the end of a Bush Field runway. Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/07/met_324670.shtml
Master Corporal Sandra Rogers | The Augusta Chronicle

...killed. When Aiken Public Safety Master Cpl. Sandy Rogers was gunned down Jan. 28, 2012, while 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/master-corporal-sandra-rogers
Study finds distractions to be major factor in teen crashes

...nearly 1,700 videos taken from in-vehicle event recorders. It found that distraction...usage and looking for objects inside the vehicle accounted for 12 and 10 percent of the...Whitehead said. "We know there's a lot of vehicles on the road in Richmond County, and we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-25/study-find-distractions-be-ma
Coyote-tracking study is working well so far

...city limits of Augusta, he added.There have also been four casualties among the 80 animals in the study. Two were hit by vehicles, one was shot and one died from causes unknown.In those cases, scientists will locate and recover the GPS collars so they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2015-04-25/coyote-trackin
More proms are becoming platforms

...romance, complete with backstage drama over dates and dresses. But prom culture is changing. Some teens now see prom as a vehicle for good deeds and to take a stand on issues that matter to them."Change can look like a prom dress," said Matthew McRae...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-25/more-proms-are-becoming-platforms
Attorneys say deputy in Oklahoma had special treatment

...dispatcher, improperly used a personal vehicle on the job and had conducted traffic...released Friday says at least one donated vehicle was his own car ? handed over after a complaint he was driving his personal vehicle while on-duty and which was subsequently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-25/attorneys-say-deputy-oklahoma-had-s
Family of murder victim still seeks answers after more than a decade

...he lost the night Pestana-Mason was killed, according to court documents.It was the same night that Kirby wrecked his vehicle just a few miles from the Masons' home.Kirby stayed under law enforcement's radar until May 27, 2003, when he robbed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-25/family-murder-victim-s