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4 jailed for throwing rocks off overpass

...and Michael Ellis. They also face charges of criminal damage and terroristic acts.It's unclear whether any of the suspects have attorneys.Police say the rocks damaged at least two vehicles. No serious injuries were reported.___

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-26/4-jailed-throwing-rocks-over
Police using military-grade equipment concerns some Augusta-area residents

...griddles to M16s and mine-resistant vehicles.The prevalence of military equipment in...generators and finger print scanners. The vehicles, though, are a different story...sheriff's Capt. Eric Abdullah said vehicles are used in more ways than what is shown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-23/police-using-military-
100 degrees: Augusta firefighters, police take precautions

...Blanchard said two local bottling companies have donated water for officers. All supervisors carry coolers full of water in their vehicles."We allow them to take more breaks to stay hydrated," Blanchard said.Officers who typically patrol on motorcycles or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-22/100-degrees-augusta-firefight
Auto recalls

...America is recalling nearly 41,000 vehicles because the right front air bag might...for drivers to find out whether their vehicles have been recalled but not repaired...Used-car buyers can check for unrepaired vehicles before they make a purchase.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-08-21/auto-recalls
Charges revealed in hit-and-run, I-20 wreck

...ington Road, then caused a wreck that left two vehicles overturned on Interstate 20 on Friday.Daniel...accident on I-20 involving two overturned vehicles.Police say one of the vehicles, a white Ford Ranger belonging to Gentry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-17/charges-revealed-hit-a
Gas prices fall in Georgia and South Carolina

Richmond and Aiken County residents are paying the lowest prices in months for fueling up their vehicles, a trend that could continue the remainder of the year, according to industry analysts.Average prices for a gallon of regular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-20/gas-prices-fall-georgia-an
Thieves steal tires from car lot

A Gordon Highway car dealer told police that thieves stole tires from three vehicles on the lot.An employee at Auto Liquidators, 1546 Gordon Highway, noticed the tires missing when he arrived at work Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-21/thieves-steal-tires-ca
Just picture this

...most middling motorists know not to shirk. And illegally passing a stopped school bus is one of them.Those big, yellow vehicles deserve a wide berth and our utmost attention because they carry society's most precious cargo ? our children. All it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-17/just-picture
Water scooter victim still hospitalized

...It appears one of the other Jet Skis may have hit him," Padgett said. "We're still looking into that."The three vehicles were being operated by two juveniles and a 17-year-old. Padgett said all of the drivers were operating the vessels legally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-18/water-scooter-accident
Across Georgia

...Christopher Eugene Smith, 35, and Keith Enmon Pen dergraph, 37, were arrested late Friday after their SUV crashed into four vehicles.Police say a gunman stole a cash drawer from a Dollar General store and sped away. Several patrol cars spotted an SUV matching...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-16/across-georgia