Augusta teen pleads guilty to four counts of robbery

...since Taylor's arrest, he has gone from flunking out of school to earning top grades in his classes at the Youth Detention Center. He is cooperating and participating in programs that have changed his attitude, Hawk said.Judge Sheryl B...

Augusta teen charged after radio host threatened

...the comments before the teen deleted them. He provided deputies copies of the comments.The teen was booked into the Columbia County Detention Center on Monday and transferred to the Regional Youth Detention Center, according to Morris.

2 teens charged with stealing Hondas

...but one vehicle has been returned to the owners.Bonner was booked into the Richmond County jail on six felony counts of theft by taking motor vehicle. The juvenile was taken to Augusta regional youth detention center on the same charges.

Cobb teen arrested in double slaying

...Bowman says a 14-year-old boy arrested in connection with the shooting is being held in the Marietta Regional Youth Detention Center on charges of felony murder and aggravated assault. The Associated Press typically doesn't identify juvenile...

Former guard at juvenile detention centers pleads guilty to drug charge

A former Richmond County Youth Detention Center employee pleaded guilty Monday to having marijuana packaged for resale in his car at the juvenile facility.Shawn Tice, 24...

Harlem police chief embraces social media

...small-town agencies to county sheriff's offices, even serving a brief stint as the interim director of the Regional Youth Detention Center in Augusta. With experience at different levels of law enforcement, Jones said, he has learned the secret...

Dearing teen charged with murder

...murder and possession of a knife during the commission of a crime. The teenager will be taken to the Augusta Youth Detention Center.Morgan would not elaborate on the cause of death, but did say that an autopsy is planned for Thursday or Friday...

Burke County woman dead after Monday night stabbing

...a crime. She was taken to Burke Medical Center to be treated for cuts on her hand before she was sent to the youth detention center in Sandersville.Smith said he believes Mack was arguing with her niece before the child stabbed her about three...

City budget has $8.5 million hole

...re-implement a race- or gender-conscious program; and $1.1 million to further renovate the former Regional Youth Detention Center for the sheriff's office.Commissioner Donnie Smith said outsourcing the Patch and not adding the new golf...

Juvenile justice reform could save taxpayers money

...rather than face time in youth detention centers as they do now."There...ultimately keeping them out of youth detention centers, he said."We don't...to program to help reduce youth detention center committals by seven to 10...