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  • Man found shot to death inside vehicle on Melody Drive

    Man found shot to death inside vehicle on Melody Drive

    Sunday, September 23 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-09-24 00:38:26 GMT
    Man found dead on Melody DriveMan found dead on Melody Drive
    Man found dead on Melody DriveMan found dead on Melody Drive
    A 29-year-old man was found shot dead in a vehicle in Richmond County this morning. Dominique Holliman's body was found inside a vehicle in front of a home in the 3500 block of Melody Drive.  The Richmond County coroner said Holliman was shot at least once. The coroner pronounced Holliman dead at 6:17 a.m. Deputies had responded to that area after getting a call about shots fired on Old Barton Chapel Road. An autopsy will be performed at the GBI's crime lab in Atlanta. More >>
    A 29-year-old man was found shot dead in a vehicle in Richmond County this morning. Dominique Holliman's body was found inside a vehicle in front of a home in the 3500 block of Melody Drive.  The Richmond County coroner said Holliman was shot at least once. The coroner pronounced Holliman dead at 6:17 a.m. Deputies had responded to that area after getting a call about shots fired on Old Barton Chapel Road. An autopsy will be performed at the GBI's crime lab in Atlanta. More >>
  • UPDATE: GBI investigating murder suicide; after man barricaded in home in McDuffie

    UPDATE: GBI investigating murder suicide; after man barricaded in home in McDuffie

    Sunday, September 23 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-09-23 18:20:58 GMT
    Scene in McDuffie county 9/23/18 (WFXG)Scene in McDuffie county 9/23/18 (WFXG)

    An early morning shooting in McDuffie County leaves one person dead and the situation is still ongoing at this time. FOX 54 has confirmed that several state and local law enforcement agencies are on the scene where a shooting death occurred at Red Haven Drive around 5:30 a.m. Sunday.

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    An early morning shooting in McDuffie County leaves one person dead and the situation is still ongoing at this time. FOX 54 has confirmed that several state and local law enforcement agencies are on the scene where a shooting death occurred at Red Haven Drive around 5:30 a.m. Sunday.

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  • Pregnant woman taken in North Augusta home invasion

    Pregnant woman taken in North Augusta home invasion

    Sunday, September 23 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-09-23 17:26:00 GMT
    Kerrie Edgerly (source: Edgefield County Sheriff's Office)Kerrie Edgerly (source: Edgefield County Sheriff's Office)
    Kerrie Edgerly (source: Edgefield County Sheriff's Office)Kerrie Edgerly (source: Edgefield County Sheriff's Office)

    A pregnant woman is missing after a home invasion in North Augusta Sunday morning. According to the Edgefield county Sheriff's Office, two white men entered a home on Ryan Ranch Ct. at around 9:30 a.m. and demanded money from the homeowner.

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    A pregnant woman is missing after a home invasion in North Augusta Sunday morning. According to the Edgefield county Sheriff's Office, two white men entered a home on Ryan Ranch Ct. at around 9:30 a.m. and demanded money from the homeowner.

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  • Heavy law enforcement presence in McDuffie County

    Sunday, September 23 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-09-23 15:18:25 GMT
    FOX 54 has a crew on the scene in McDuffie County where there's a heavy law enforcement presence.  The McDuffie County Sheriffs Office, along with the McDuffie County Fire Rescue and the McDuffie County EMS are all posted at the intersection of Red Haven Drive and Stage Coach Road and the road is blocked off to traffic. Details are limited, however we're told the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is in charge of the scene.  We'll continue to update this story as d...More >>
    FOX 54 has a crew on the scene in McDuffie County where there's a heavy law enforcement presence.  The McDuffie County Sheriffs Office, along with the McDuffie County Fire Rescue and the McDuffie County EMS are all posted at the intersection of Red Haven Drive and Stage Coach Road and the road is blocked off to traffic. Details are limited, however we're told the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is in charge of the scene.  We'll continue to update this story as d...More >>
  • School bus driver fired after allegedly letting students drive bus

    School bus driver fired after allegedly letting students drive bus

    Monday, September 24 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-09-24 07:01:02 GMT
    Joandrea McAtee, 27, was arrested and charged with felony neglect after the alleged incident. (Source: Porter County Sheriff's Office/CNN)Joandrea McAtee, 27, was arrested and charged with felony neglect after the alleged incident. (Source: Porter County Sheriff's Office/CNN)

    The bus driver was arrested and charged with felony neglect after the alleged incident.

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    The bus driver was arrested and charged with felony neglect after the alleged incident.

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  • As Senate hearing set for Kavanaugh, new accuser emerges

    As Senate hearing set for Kavanaugh, new accuser emerges

    Sunday, September 23 2018 1:31 AM EDT2018-09-23 05:31:12 GMT
    Monday, September 24 2018 2:54 AM EDT2018-09-24 06:54:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, for the second day of his confirmation hearing to repl...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, for the second day of his confirmation hearing to repl...

    The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a decades-old sexual assault has accepted a Senate committee's request to tell her side next week, according to her lawyers.

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    The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a decades-old sexual assault has accepted a Senate committee's request to tell her side next week, according to her lawyers.

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  • Six Flags St. Louis will pay you to spend 30 hours in a coffin

    Six Flags St. Louis will pay you to spend 30 hours in a coffin

    Sunday, September 23 2018 11:22 PM EDT2018-09-24 03:22:49 GMT

    During Fright Fest 2018, six people will be chosen to lie inside a coffin from 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 until 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14.

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    During Fright Fest 2018, six people will be chosen to lie inside a coffin from 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 until 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14.

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  • Ironman 70.3 makes its way to Augusta

    Ironman 70.3 makes its way to Augusta

    Sunday, September 23 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-09-23 21:21:51 GMT
    Ironman 70.3 returned to Augusta and it proves year in and year out that it attracts thousands to the C-S-R-A. More than 3,000 athletes competed in this race. It consists of swimming through the Savannah River, Biking through Aiken County & running through downtown Augusta. FOX 54 caught up with one family who's from out of town as they were cheering on their dad & husband Mark who competed for the 2nd time. "It's fun. We love doing family events so we kind of...More >>
    Ironman 70.3 returned to Augusta and it proves year in and year out that it attracts thousands to the C-S-R-A. More than 3,000 athletes competed in this race. It consists of swimming through the Savannah River, Biking through Aiken County & running through downtown Augusta. FOX 54 caught up with one family who's from out of town as they were cheering on their dad & husband Mark who competed for the 2nd time. "It's fun. We love doing family events so we kind of...More >>
  • NC high school cross country runner passes away after meet on Saturday

    NC high school cross country runner passes away after meet on Saturday

    Sunday, September 23 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-09-23 20:20:57 GMT
    Samantha Davis - (Source:Jeff Sides - NCRunners.com)Samantha Davis - (Source:Jeff Sides - NCRunners.com)

    Condolences around the community where Davis lived and among classmates and educators alike are being extended across social media and include the hashtag #SamanthaStrong.

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    Condolences around the community where Davis lived and among classmates and educators alike are being extended across social media and include the hashtag #SamanthaStrong.

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  • Bill Cosby to be sentenced on sexual assault charges this week

    Bill Cosby to be sentenced on sexual assault charges this week

    Sunday, September 23 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-09-23 17:49:18 GMT
    The actor and comedian was found guilty of three counts of sexual assault. (Source: Matt Slocum/AP Photos)The actor and comedian was found guilty of three counts of sexual assault. (Source: Matt Slocum/AP Photos)

    The actor and comedian was found guilty of three counts of sexual assault.

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    The actor and comedian was found guilty of three counts of sexual assault.

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  • Church catches fire hours before firefighter’s wedding

    Church catches fire hours before firefighter’s wedding

    Sunday, September 23 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-09-23 16:06:37 GMT
    Conrad and DaLiza Fernandes were married at a nearby church. (Source: WCVB/CNN)Conrad and DaLiza Fernandes were married at a nearby church. (Source: WCVB/CNN)

    Conrad and DaLiza Fernandes were married at a nearby church.

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    Conrad and DaLiza Fernandes were married at a nearby church.

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  • 'I just kept hitting him': Woman chases alleged groper through subway

    'I just kept hitting him': Woman chases alleged groper through subway

    Sunday, September 23 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-09-23 13:16:44 GMT

    Chantal Castanon said she felt so angry she had to fight back. The man is still on the loose. 

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    Chantal Castanon said she felt so angry she had to fight back. The man is still on the loose. 

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  • 'Most amazing act of patriotism': Boy lies on ground to protect American flag

    'Most amazing act of patriotism': Boy lies on ground to protect American flag

    Sunday, September 23 2018 4:08 AM EDT2018-09-23 08:08:29 GMT
    A parent says three elementary school students were having a hard time folding the flag, so one of them lay down to keep it from touching the ground. (Source: Raycom Media)A parent says three elementary school students were having a hard time folding the flag, so one of them lay down to keep it from touching the ground. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A parent says three elementary school students were having a hard time folding the flag, so one of them lay down to keep it from touching the ground.

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    A parent says three elementary school students were having a hard time folding the flag, so one of them lay down to keep it from touching the ground.

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  • AP source: Kavanaugh, Ford agree to testify on Thursday

    AP source: Kavanaugh, Ford agree to testify on Thursday

    Saturday, September 22 2018 1:51 AM EDT2018-09-22 05:51:44 GMT
    Sunday, September 23 2018 2:56 AM EDT2018-09-23 06:56:43 GMT
    (Jim Bourg/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is surrounded by photographers as he stands with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley R-Iowa, during his confirmatio...(Jim Bourg/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is surrounded by photographers as he stands with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley R-Iowa, during his confirmatio...

    The high-stakes brinkmanship over whether Brett Kavanaugh's accuser would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee came to a momentary standstill as GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley gave Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide on the terms of her appearance.

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    The high-stakes brinkmanship over whether Brett Kavanaugh's accuser would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee came to a momentary standstill as GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley gave Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide on the terms of her appearance.

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  • Father claims repairman sniffed, stole young daughter's underwear

    Father claims repairman sniffed, stole young daughter's underwear

    Sunday, September 23 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-09-23 05:08:54 GMT
    The father filed a police report and is waiting to speak with detectives. It’s unclear what charges the repairman could face. (Source: Jason Cooper/Nest/KCAL/KCBS/CNN)The father filed a police report and is waiting to speak with detectives. It’s unclear what charges the repairman could face. (Source: Jason Cooper/Nest/KCAL/KCBS/CNN)

    The father filed a police report and is waiting to speak with detectives. It’s unclear what charges the repairman could face.

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    The father filed a police report and is waiting to speak with detectives. It’s unclear what charges the repairman could face.

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  • NJ sheriff resigns after racist, homophobic recordings surface

    NJ sheriff resigns after racist, homophobic recordings surface

    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:56:35 GMT
    (Source: Bergen County Sheriff's Office/CNN)(Source: Bergen County Sheriff's Office/CNN)

    He and the four undersheriff’s he appointed resigned Friday, one day after a recording of him going on a homophobic and racist rant was released by WNYC.

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    He and the four undersheriff’s he appointed resigned Friday, one day after a recording of him going on a homophobic and racist rant was released by WNYC.

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  • 66-year-old dies after house fire in Richmond County

    66-year-old dies after house fire in Richmond County

    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:36:30 GMT
    House fire on Clairmont Ct. in Augusta 9/22/18 (WFXG)House fire on Clairmont Ct. in Augusta 9/22/18 (WFXG)

    A man is dead after being pulled out of a structure fire in Augusta Saturday afternoon.  Augusta Fire spokesperson Michael Myers tells FOX 54 the incident happened shortly after 4:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of Clairmont Court.

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    A man is dead after being pulled out of a structure fire in Augusta Saturday afternoon.  Augusta Fire spokesperson Michael Myers tells FOX 54 the incident happened shortly after 4:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of Clairmont Court.

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  • Entrepreneurs needed for The Clubhou.se's StartUp Life program

    Entrepreneurs needed for The Clubhou.se's StartUp Life program

    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:31 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:31:35 GMT
    StartUp Life Seeking Second Round of Entrepreneurs With Ideas for New CompaniesStartUp Life Seeking Second Round of Entrepreneurs With Ideas for New Companies
    StartUp Life Seeking Second Round of Entrepreneurs With Ideas for New CompaniesStartUp Life Seeking Second Round of Entrepreneurs With Ideas for New Companies
    If you have an idea for a business, or want to become an entrepreneur, a local business incubator wants you. The Clubhou.se helps people focus on their own potential so they can create products and jobs that impact the CSRA and beyond.  Author and Certified life coach Shirlonda Evans - McCain helps people with growth and grief with her business, Peacing Life Together, LLC.  "We do one-on-one coaching sessions, we do workshops and we also do speaking engagements,"...More >>
    If you have an idea for a business, or want to become an entrepreneur, a local business incubator wants you. The Clubhou.se helps people focus on their own potential so they can create products and jobs that impact the CSRA and beyond.  Author and Certified life coach Shirlonda Evans - McCain helps people with growth and grief with her business, Peacing Life Together, LLC.  "We do one-on-one coaching sessions, we do workshops and we also do speaking engagements,"...More >>
  • 17-year-old Grovetown teen reported missing

    17-year-old Grovetown teen reported missing

    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:18 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:18:27 GMT
    Devonta Toudle is a missing person last seen on Tyler Street, Grovetown, GADevonta Toudle is a missing person last seen on Tyler Street, Grovetown, GA
    Devonta Toudle is a missing person last seen on Tyler Street, Grovetown, GADevonta Toudle is a missing person last seen on Tyler Street, Grovetown, GA
    The Grovetown Department of Public Safety is asking for your help locating a missing teenager. Devonta Toudle was last seen on Tyler street in Grovetown at 6 a.m. Friday morning. He was last seen in a black t-shirt. He is 5'8 and weighs 160 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He may be driving a dark gray 2012 Acura TL with a Virginia tag VNT6527. If you have any information please notify Grovetown DPS Lieutenant Jason Reeves at 706-863-1212.  17yo Devonta Toudle...More >>
    The Grovetown Department of Public Safety is asking for your help locating a missing teenager. Devonta Toudle was last seen on Tyler street in Grovetown at 6 a.m. Friday morning. He was last seen in a black t-shirt. He is 5'8 and weighs 160 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He may be driving a dark gray 2012 Acura TL with a Virginia tag VNT6527. If you have any information please notify Grovetown DPS Lieutenant Jason Reeves at 706-863-1212.  17yo Devonta Toudle...More >>
  • 5th annual National Day of Remembrance honors murder victims

    5th annual National Day of Remembrance honors murder victims

    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:13 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:13:02 GMT
    National Day of Remembrance for Murder VictimsNational Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims
    National Day of Remembrance for Murder VictimsNational Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims
    Losing a loved one is never easy - and a traumatic loss to violence can be hard to overcome. A local support group for parents of murdered children held an event to bring grieving families together. Angel Hearts Support Group's 5th annual National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims took place at May Park Community Center. It started with a mile walk and featured a slide show of murder victims, a balloon release and more. The founder's son, Corey Joseph, was 21 when he was ki...More >>
    Losing a loved one is never easy - and a traumatic loss to violence can be hard to overcome. A local support group for parents of murdered children held an event to bring grieving families together. Angel Hearts Support Group's 5th annual National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims took place at May Park Community Center. It started with a mile walk and featured a slide show of murder victims, a balloon release and more. The founder's son, Corey Joseph, was 21 when he was ki...More >>
  • Mobile pantry in Grovetown gives out 11,000 pounds of food

    Mobile pantry in Grovetown gives out 11,000 pounds of food

    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:05:21 GMT
    Mobile food pantry hands out 11,000 pounds of food, according to Dawson representative Derek BeckMobile food pantry hands out 11,000 pounds of food, according to Dawson representative Derek Beck
    Mobile food pantry hands out 11,000 pounds of food, according to Dawson representative Derek BeckMobile food pantry hands out 11,000 pounds of food, according to Dawson representative Derek Beck
    Many of us know how great it feels to fill up a shopping cart at the grocery store and get whatever we want to eat. Some families in the CSRA don't have that luxury, so several organizations joined forces to make that a reality. #HappeningNow: Various volunteers at .@ghfbEndHunger ‘s mobile food pantry will distribute more than 5,000lbs of food lots of #CSRA families in need. .@WFXGFOX54 pic.twitter.com/hwtlENrPZS — Jasmine Anderson (@JAndersonWFXG) September 22, ...More >>
    Many of us know how great it feels to fill up a shopping cart at the grocery store and get whatever we want to eat. Some families in the CSRA don't have that luxury, so several organizations joined forces to make that a reality. #HappeningNow: Various volunteers at .@ghfbEndHunger ‘s mobile food pantry will distribute more than 5,000lbs of food lots of #CSRA families in need. .@WFXGFOX54 pic.twitter.com/hwtlENrPZS — Jasmine Anderson (@JAndersonWFXG) September 22, ...More >>
  • Residents meet elected officials and candidates at voter appreciation rally in Columbia County

    Residents meet elected officials and candidates at voter appreciation rally in Columbia County

    Saturday, September 22 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-09-23 00:56:37 GMT
    Georgia Voter Appreciation RallyGeorgia Voter Appreciation Rally
    Georgia Voter Appreciation RallyGeorgia Voter Appreciation Rally
    The Columbia County Republican Party (CCRP) is working to make sure you're informed about your next vote. Midterm elections are coming up on November 6th - and members held a voter appreciation and registration rally at 4208 Washington Road for the 10th and 12 Congressional Districts of Georgia. #HappeningNow: .@CCGOP1 is hosting a #voter appreciation rally until 2pm. Elected officials & candidates are there waiting to meet you! It’s also a chance for voters to know ...More >>
    The Columbia County Republican Party (CCRP) is working to make sure you're informed about your next vote. Midterm elections are coming up on November 6th - and members held a voter appreciation and registration rally at 4208 Washington Road for the 10th and 12 Congressional Districts of Georgia. #HappeningNow: .@CCGOP1 is hosting a #voter appreciation rally until 2pm. Elected officials & candidates are there waiting to meet you! It’s also a chance for voters to know ...More >>
  • Kavanaugh accuser will testify next week, attorney says

    Kavanaugh accuser will testify next week, attorney says

    Saturday, September 22 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-09-23 00:12:38 GMT
    Brett Kavanaugh is a former clerk of retired Justice Anthony Kennedy and has served as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. (Source: Jacquelyn Martin/AP)Brett Kavanaugh is a former clerk of retired Justice Anthony Kennedy and has served as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. (Source: Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

    On Saturday, lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford told Senate Judiciary Committee staff she 'accepts' the request to speak to the panel next week about the alleged incident.

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    On Saturday, lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford told Senate Judiciary Committee staff she 'accepts' the request to speak to the panel next week about the alleged incident.

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  • Bond denied for suspect in Jehossee Drive standoff

    Saturday, September 22 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-09-22 22:44:39 GMT

    Aiken Department of Public Safety Spokesperson, Lt. Jake Mahoney tells FOX 54 Demetrius Andrades is in custody and now faces three counts of assault and attempted murder.  A judge denied bond for the 41 year old Aiken man Saturday morning.  Several agencies responded to the incident Friday night, after police responded to reports of a man walking down Jehossee Drive with a gun. When police arrived Andrades started shooting at police, he then barricaded himself in...

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    Aiken Department of Public Safety Spokesperson, Lt. Jake Mahoney tells FOX 54 Demetrius Andrades is in custody and now faces three counts of assault and attempted murder.  A judge denied bond for the 41 year old Aiken man Saturday morning.  Several agencies responded to the incident Friday night, after police responded to reports of a man walking down Jehossee Drive with a gun. When police arrived Andrades started shooting at police, he then barricaded himself in...

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  • $450 million da Vinci painting rediscovered in Baton Rouge

    $450 million da Vinci painting rediscovered in Baton Rouge

    Saturday, September 22 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-09-22 22:05:07 GMT
    (Source: Pexels.com)(Source: Pexels.com)

    Last week, Susan Hendry Tureau learned that a painting her father, Basil Clovis Hendry Sr., had owned was re-authenticated as a da Vinci

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    Last week, Susan Hendry Tureau learned that a painting her father, Basil Clovis Hendry Sr., had owned was re-authenticated as a da Vinci

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  • Trump wants to rid Justice Department of 'lingering stench'

    Trump wants to rid Justice Department of 'lingering stench'

    Saturday, September 22 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-09-22 06:30:39 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-09-22 19:44:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Springfield, Mo.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Springfield, Mo.

    President Donald Trump has issued a warning about the Justice Department and the FBI, promising further firings to get rid of a "lingering stench.".

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    President Donald Trump has issued a warning about the Justice Department and the FBI, promising further firings to get rid of a "lingering stench.".

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  • Woman has 20-pound cyst removed from abdomen

    Woman has 20-pound cyst removed from abdomen

    Saturday, September 22 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-09-22 18:22:13 GMT
    The giant cyst stretched from Ashley Walden’s liver to her bladder. (Source: WTVF/CNN)The giant cyst stretched from Ashley Walden’s liver to her bladder. (Source: WTVF/CNN)

    The giant cyst stretched from Ashley Walden’s liver to her bladder.

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    The giant cyst stretched from Ashley Walden’s liver to her bladder.

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  • DHS secretary: FEMA chief misused cars, but won't lose job

    DHS secretary: FEMA chief misused cars, but won't lose job

    Saturday, September 22 2018 2:20 AM EDT2018-09-22 06:20:42 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-09-22 15:14:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with FEMA Administrator Brock Long as Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen watches after visiting areas in North Carolina and South Carolina impacted by Hurricane Florence, Wednesday, S...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with FEMA Administrator Brock Long as Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen watches after visiting areas in North Carolina and South Carolina impacted by Hurricane Florence, Wednesday, S...

    The head of the federal disaster response agency used government vehicles without proper authorization, but will not lose his job over it, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Friday.

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    The head of the federal disaster response agency used government vehicles without proper authorization, but will not lose his job over it, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Friday.

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  • Investigation finds Maryland culpable in death of player

    Investigation finds Maryland culpable in death of player

    Friday, September 21 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-09-21 22:01:02 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-09-22 12:53:50 GMT
    Maryland's athletic director acknowledged that "mistakes were made" by the training staff in the treatment of McNair. (Source: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Maryland's athletic director acknowledged that "mistakes were made" by the training staff in the treatment of McNair. (Source: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    An independent investigation into the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair has determined that trainers on the scene did not follow proper procedures after he collapsed on the field.

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    An independent investigation into the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair has determined that trainers on the scene did not follow proper procedures after he collapsed on the field.

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  • Prison guards find $18 million worth of cocaine inside boxes of donated bananas

    Prison guards find $18 million worth of cocaine inside boxes of donated bananas

    Saturday, September 22 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-09-22 12:30:40 GMT

    Authorities have also found drugs hidden in car batteries, tires and iced tea cans.

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    Authorities have also found drugs hidden in car batteries, tires and iced tea cans.

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  • Captain Cook's lost ship might have been found

    Captain Cook's lost ship might have been found

    Saturday, September 22 2018 3:47 AM EDT2018-09-22 07:47:31 GMT
    Researchers say they could be close to finding the HMS Endeavour. (Source: WPRI/CNN)Researchers say they could be close to finding the HMS Endeavour. (Source: WPRI/CNN)

    American and Australian researchers say they’re closing in on finding Captain James Cook’s lost ship, the HMS Endeavour.

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    American and Australian researchers say they’re closing in on finding Captain James Cook’s lost ship, the HMS Endeavour.

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  • Ted Cruz confronted by mother of school shooting victim

    Ted Cruz confronted by mother of school shooting victim

    Saturday, September 22 2018 2:15 AM EDT2018-09-22 06:15:18 GMT
    The mother of a school shooting victim confronted Sen. Ted Cruz at a recent town hall meeting. (Source: KTRK/CNN)The mother of a school shooting victim confronted Sen. Ted Cruz at a recent town hall meeting. (Source: KTRK/CNN)

    The woman's daughter was shot to death inside Santa Fe High School in May.

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    The woman's daughter was shot to death inside Santa Fe High School in May.

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  • AP sources: Rosenstein spoke of possible secret Trump taping

    AP sources: Rosenstein spoke of possible secret Trump taping

    Friday, September 21 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-09-21 18:40:49 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 2:02 AM EDT2018-09-22 06:02:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington. Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that he sugge...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington. Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that he sugge...
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that says he suggested last year that he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White House to expose the chaos in the...More >>
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that says he suggested last year that he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White House to expose the chaos in the administration.More >>
  • GOP, Kavanaugh accuser in standoff over her Senate testimony

    GOP, Kavanaugh accuser in standoff over her Senate testimony

    Friday, September 21 2018 1:50 AM EDT2018-09-21 05:50:12 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-09-22 05:52:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Protesters opposed to President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, occupy the office of Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, in the Hart Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursda...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Protesters opposed to President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, occupy the office of Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, in the Hart Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursda...

    A lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford says she'd testify next week to the Senate Judiciary Committee about Brett Kavanaugh if conditions can be agreed to.

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    A lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford says she'd testify next week to the Senate Judiciary Committee about Brett Kavanaugh if conditions can be agreed to.

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  • Grassley gives Ford more time to consider testifying before Senate

    Grassley gives Ford more time to consider testifying before Senate

    Saturday, September 22 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-09-22 04:55:58 GMT

    Sen. Chuck Grassley has given Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide if she will testify at a planned Senate hearing Monday.

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    Sen. Chuck Grassley has given Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide if she will testify at a planned Senate hearing Monday.

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  • Flooding: Dam breach at Duke plant; coal ash could spill

    Flooding: Dam breach at Duke plant; coal ash could spill

    Friday, September 21 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-09-21 15:50:22 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-09-22 04:13:41 GMT
    (Duke Energy via AP). In this drone photo released by Duke Energy, flooding from the swollen Cape Fear River overtops an earthen dike at Sutton Lake, a 1,100-acre (445-hectare) lake at the L.V. Sutton Power Station near Wilmington, N.C. , Thursday, Sep...(Duke Energy via AP). In this drone photo released by Duke Energy, flooding from the swollen Cape Fear River overtops an earthen dike at Sutton Lake, a 1,100-acre (445-hectare) lake at the L.V. Sutton Power Station near Wilmington, N.C. , Thursday, Sep...
    APNewsBreak: Duke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River.More >>
    APNewsBreak: Duke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River.More >>
  • Andrew Gorton's 10 p.m. Weather, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018

    Andrew Gorton's 10 p.m. Weather, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018

  • Ecstasy makes octopuses happy too, study finds

    Ecstasy makes octopuses happy too, study finds

    Friday, September 21 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-09-22 03:13:22 GMT

    According to a summary of the study, it found ecstasy “enhances acute prosocial behaviors” in octopuses, just as it does in humans.

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    According to a summary of the study, it found ecstasy “enhances acute prosocial behaviors” in octopuses, just as it does in humans.

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  • Richmond County Commission holds EMS zoning workshop

    Richmond County Commission holds EMS zoning workshop

    Friday, September 21 2018 10:10 PM EDT2018-09-22 02:10:49 GMT
    Gold Cross ambulance (WFXG)Gold Cross ambulance (WFXG)
    Gold Cross ambulance (WFXG)Gold Cross ambulance (WFXG)

    The saga over who provides ambulance services in Augusta is far from over, according to some commissioners. Others say a workshop held Friday helped answer some questions.

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    The saga over who provides ambulance services in Augusta is far from over, according to some commissioners. Others say a workshop held Friday helped answer some questions.

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  • UPDATE: Suspect in standoff with Aiken police in custody

    UPDATE: Suspect in standoff with Aiken police in custody

    Friday, September 21 2018 10:05 PM EDT2018-09-22 02:05:05 GMT
    Scene on Jehossee Dr. SE in Aiken where a man is barricaded inside a home (WFXG)Scene on Jehossee Dr. SE in Aiken where a man is barricaded inside a home (WFXG)

    A man is in custody after a 5-hour standoff with police in Aiken. According to Lt. Jake Mahoney, Aiken Public Safety received calls at around 3 p.m. saying a man was walking down Jehossee Dr. SE firing shots into the air.

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    A man is in custody after a 5-hour standoff with police in Aiken. According to Lt. Jake Mahoney, Aiken Public Safety received calls at around 3 p.m. saying a man was walking down Jehossee Dr. SE firing shots into the air.

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  • UPDATE: Augusta mother and 14-month-old daughter found

    UPDATE: Augusta mother and 14-month-old daughter found

    Friday, September 21 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-09-22 01:05:35 GMT
    Larhonda Williams (left) and Alexis Williams (right) (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Larhonda Williams (left) and Alexis Williams (right) (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding a missing woman and her young daughter. Larhonda Dacole Williams, 27 years old, and her 14-month-old daughter, Alexis, were last seen at 10 a.m. Friday at their home on the 2800 block of Nighthawk Dr.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding a missing woman and her young daughter. Larhonda Dacole Williams, 27 years old, and her 14-month-old daughter, Alexis, were last seen at 10 a.m. Friday at their home on the 2800 block of Nighthawk Dr.

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  • Investigators: North Augusta man arrested for sexually assaulting 7-year-old girl

    Investigators: North Augusta man arrested for sexually assaulting 7-year-old girl

    Friday, September 21 2018 8:06 PM EDT2018-09-22 00:06:36 GMT
    Andrew Scott Todd (source: Aiken County Detention Center)Andrew Scott Todd (source: Aiken County Detention Center)
    Andrew Scott Todd (source: Aiken County Detention Center)Andrew Scott Todd (source: Aiken County Detention Center)

    A North Augusta man has been arrested for alleged sexual assault of a 7-year-old girl. According to an incident report form the Aiken County Sheriff's Office, the assault happened on Sept. 15 at a small retention pond near the intersection of Audubon Cir. and Lehigh Ave.

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    A North Augusta man has been arrested for alleged sexual assault of a 7-year-old girl. According to an incident report form the Aiken County Sheriff's Office, the assault happened on Sept. 15 at a small retention pond near the intersection of Audubon Cir. and Lehigh Ave.

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  • Ft. Gordon: 12-year-old girl stole father's vehicle, crashed through Gate 5

    Ft. Gordon: 12-year-old girl stole father's vehicle, crashed through Gate 5

    Friday, September 21 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-09-21 21:55:28 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    Sometime before 4 p.m. Friday, Military Police and Richmond County deputies stopped a vehicle on Tobacco Rd. just outside Gate 5. According to Ft. Gordon's press office, a 12-year-old girl stole her father's vehicle on Ft. Gordon.

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    Sometime before 4 p.m. Friday, Military Police and Richmond County deputies stopped a vehicle on Tobacco Rd. just outside Gate 5. According to Ft. Gordon's press office, a 12-year-old girl stole her father's vehicle on Ft. Gordon.

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  • Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen boasts of aiding Mueller investigation

    Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen boasts of aiding Mueller investigation

    Friday, September 21 2018 2:59 AM EDT2018-09-21 06:59:57 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-09-21 19:54:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen, former personal lawyer to President Donald Trump, leaves federal court after reaching a plea agreement in New York. On Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, via Twitter, Cohen p...(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen, former personal lawyer to President Donald Trump, leaves federal court after reaching a plea agreement in New York. On Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, via Twitter, Cohen p...

    President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer claims to be providing "critical information" in the special counsel's investigation.

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    President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer claims to be providing "critical information" in the special counsel's investigation.

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  • TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash on I-20 with entrapment leaves one lane closed

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash on I-20 with entrapment leaves one lane closed

    Friday, September 21 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-09-21 15:47:00 GMT
    River Road is closed from Hwy 80 through Collins Rd (Pixabay)River Road is closed from Hwy 80 through Collins Rd (Pixabay)
    River Road is closed from Hwy 80 through Collins Rd (Pixabay)River Road is closed from Hwy 80 through Collins Rd (Pixabay)
    There has been a crash reported on I-20 EB by Exit 5 in North Augusta with an entrapment.  SC Highway Patrol is receiving assistance from the North Augusta Department of Public Safety at this time. Avoid this area if possible.  Stay with FOX 54 s as we bring you more information as it becomes available.  Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
    There has been a crash reported on I-20 EB by Exit 5 in North Augusta with an entrapment.  SC Highway Patrol is receiving assistance from the North Augusta Department of Public Safety at this time. Avoid this area if possible.  Stay with FOX 54 s as we bring you more information as it becomes available.  Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
  • 3rd Annual CSRA Food Truck Festival Comes to Augusta Commons

    3rd Annual CSRA Food Truck Festival Comes to Augusta Commons

    Friday, September 21 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-09-21 14:07:17 GMT
    CSRA Food Truck Fest logo (WFXG)CSRA Food Truck Fest logo (WFXG)

    CSRA Food Truck Fest returns this year to host its Third Annual Food Truck Festival benefiting United Way of the CSRA in support of Hunger Action Month.

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    CSRA Food Truck Fest returns this year to host its Third Annual Food Truck Festival benefiting United Way of the CSRA in support of Hunger Action Month.

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  • 5 people, including 3 infants have been stabbed at an unlicensed daycare in NY

    5 people, including 3 infants have been stabbed at an unlicensed daycare in NY

    Friday, September 21 2018 9:28 AM EDT2018-09-21 13:28:33 GMT
    Breaking news developing out of New York. FOX News reports five people have been stabbed at an unlicensed daycare in a borough in Queens around 3:30 am.  Three babies, including two girls and one boy were stabbed by a woman who was working at the daycare. Two adults were also injured. The woman cut her own wrists, police said.  One of the girls stabbed is in serious condition.  No clear motive is known so far. Copyri...More >>
    Breaking news developing out of New York. FOX News reports five people have been stabbed at an unlicensed daycare in a borough in Queens around 3:30 am.  Three babies, including two girls and one boy were stabbed by a woman who was working at the daycare. Two adults were also injured. The woman cut her own wrists, police said.  One of the girls stabbed is in serious condition.  No clear motive is known so far. Copyri...More >>
  • Man dies after climbing on top of moving train

    Man dies after climbing on top of moving train

    Friday, September 21 2018 3:35 AM EDT2018-09-21 07:35:56 GMT
    Officials said a man came in contact with electrical wires after climbing on top of a moving train in New York state. (Source: News 12 Westchester/Michael Pellicci/CNN)Officials said a man came in contact with electrical wires after climbing on top of a moving train in New York state. (Source: News 12 Westchester/Michael Pellicci/CNN)

    Officials said a man came in contact with electrical wires after climbing on top of a moving train in New York state.

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    Officials said a man came in contact with electrical wires after climbing on top of a moving train in New York state.

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  • Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen providing info in Mueller probe

    Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen providing info in Mueller probe

    Thursday, September 20 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-09-21 00:49:55 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 2:52 AM EDT2018-09-21 06:52:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen, former personal lawyer to President Donald Trump, leaves federal court after reaching a plea agreement in New York. On Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, via Twitter, Cohen p...(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen, former personal lawyer to President Donald Trump, leaves federal court after reaching a plea agreement in New York. On Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, via Twitter, Cohen p...

    President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer claims to be providing "critical information" in the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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    President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer claims to be providing "critical information" in the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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  • Former Southwest Airlines employee sues over alleged 'whites-only' break room

    Former Southwest Airlines employee sues over alleged 'whites-only' break room

    Friday, September 21 2018 1:49 AM EDT2018-09-21 05:49:47 GMT
    In the lawsuit, the airline is accused of “extreme race discrimination” against black employees. (Source: KTRK/CNN)In the lawsuit, the airline is accused of “extreme race discrimination” against black employees. (Source: KTRK/CNN)

    A former employee of Southwest Airlines is suing the company over claims of racial discrimination.

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    A former employee of Southwest Airlines is suing the company over claims of racial discrimination.

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  • Shelter shaves 2 pounds of fur off severely neglected dog

    Shelter shaves 2 pounds of fur off severely neglected dog

    Friday, September 21 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-09-21 04:50:33 GMT
    Shelter employees in California shaved more than 2 pounds of matted fur off a neglected poodle. (Source: KGPE/KSEE/Valley Animal Shelter/CNN)Shelter employees in California shaved more than 2 pounds of matted fur off a neglected poodle. (Source: KGPE/KSEE/Valley Animal Shelter/CNN)

    When a California animal shelter accepted one dog, he was a matted mess.

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    When a California animal shelter accepted one dog, he was a matted mess.

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  • 4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting

    4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting

    Thursday, September 20 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-09-20 14:38:29 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 12:48 AM EDT2018-09-21 04:48:06 GMT
    Multiple people are dead after a female gunman opened fire at a Rite Aid warehouse Thursday morning in Aberdeen, MD, north of Baltimore. (Source: WJZ/CNN)Multiple people are dead after a female gunman opened fire at a Rite Aid warehouse Thursday morning in Aberdeen, MD, north of Baltimore. (Source: WJZ/CNN)
    Multiple people are dead after a female gunman opened fire at a Rite Aid warehouse Thursday morning in Aberdeen, MD, north of Baltimore. (Source: WJZ/CNN)Multiple people are dead after a female gunman opened fire at a Rite Aid warehouse Thursday morning in Aberdeen, MD, north of Baltimore. (Source: WJZ/CNN)

    Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland in what the FBI is describing as an "active shooter situation".

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    Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland in what the FBI is describing as an "active shooter situation".

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  • Columbia County's State of the Community Address

    Columbia County's State of the Community Address

    Thursday, September 20 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-09-21 02:49:48 GMT

    People got a chance to hear the direction Columbia County is heading at the State of the Community Address on Thursday. Everything from the school system to renovation plans were discussed.

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    People got a chance to hear the direction Columbia County is heading at the State of the Community Address on Thursday. Everything from the school system to renovation plans were discussed.

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  • Venisha Brown, daughter of the Godfather of Soul, dead at 53

    Venisha Brown, daughter of the Godfather of Soul, dead at 53

    Thursday, September 20 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-09-21 02:14:13 GMT

    Another chapter in the storied past of the God father of Soul, James Brown, has closed. One of his daughters, 53-year-old Venisha Brown, died at the Augusta University Health Medical Center in Augusta Wednesday evening due to complications from pneumonia.

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    Another chapter in the storied past of the God father of Soul, James Brown, has closed. One of his daughters, 53-year-old Venisha Brown, died at the Augusta University Health Medical Center in Augusta Wednesday evening due to complications from pneumonia.

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  • Study finds four people got breast cancer from same organ donor, regardless of organ

    Study finds four people got breast cancer from same organ donor, regardless of organ

    Thursday, September 20 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-09-21 01:52:10 GMT
    One of the study's authors said "the chance that you get cancer from a donor is almost zero," making the case "very exceptional." (Source: RTL Netherlands/CNN)One of the study's authors said "the chance that you get cancer from a donor is almost zero," making the case "very exceptional." (Source: RTL Netherlands/CNN)

    Only one person survived, after having the donated organ removed, suggesting "the removal of the donor organ ... can induce complete remission" of the cancer.

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    Only one person survived, after having the donated organ removed, suggesting "the removal of the donor organ ... can induce complete remission" of the cancer.

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  • Grovetown woman says she and friend were stabbed by Uber driver

    Grovetown woman says she and friend were stabbed by Uber driver

    Thursday, September 20 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-09-21 01:51:29 GMT
    Stab wounds suffered by Amber Teahon (source: Amber TeahonStab wounds suffered by Amber Teahon (source: Amber Teahon

    We are following a frightening story involving an Uber driver and her passengers. One of those passengers says she was stabbed by the driver on Sunday.

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    We are following a frightening story involving an Uber driver and her passengers. One of those passengers says she was stabbed by the driver on Sunday.

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  • Alison South Marketing Group rebrands local nonprofit in 24 hours

    Alison South Marketing Group rebrands local nonprofit in 24 hours

    Thursday, September 20 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-09-20 23:50:04 GMT
    Creative Dash countdown in the window of Alison Market Group. (WFXG)Creative Dash countdown in the window of Alison Market Group. (WFXG)
    Creative Dash countdown in the window of Alison Market Group. (WFXG)Creative Dash countdown in the window of Alison Market Group. (WFXG)

    Alison South Marketing is holding its 3rd annual creative dash. Throughout the dash, the group works 24 hours straight to completely rebrand a local nonprofit organization.

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    Alison South Marketing is holding its 3rd annual creative dash. Throughout the dash, the group works 24 hours straight to completely rebrand a local nonprofit organization.

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  • 3rd Annual CSRA Food Truck Festival Coming to Augusta Commons

    3rd Annual CSRA Food Truck Festival Coming to Augusta Commons

    Thursday, September 20 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-09-20 21:59:49 GMT
    CSRA Food Truck Fest logo (WFXG)CSRA Food Truck Fest logo (WFXG)
    CSRA Food Truck Fest logo (WFXG)CSRA Food Truck Fest logo (WFXG)

    CSRA Food Truck Fest returns Sept. 29 from 12-6 p.m. to host its 3rd Annual Food Truck Festival benefiting United Way of the CSRA in relation of Hunger Action Month.

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    CSRA Food Truck Fest returns Sept. 29 from 12-6 p.m. to host its 3rd Annual Food Truck Festival benefiting United Way of the CSRA in relation of Hunger Action Month.

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  • Suspect wanted in Starnes St. assault

    Suspect wanted in Starnes St. assault

    Thursday, September 20 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-09-20 20:33:19 GMT
    Earl Jamahl Spencer (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Earl Jamahl Spencer (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
    Earl Jamahl Spencer (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Earl Jamahl Spencer (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for an assault suspect. Earl Jamahl Spencer, 31 years old, is wanted for an assault that happened July 2 on Starnes St.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for an assault suspect. Earl Jamahl Spencer, 31 years old, is wanted for an assault that happened July 2 on Starnes St.

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  • 3 killed, others injured in Maryland shooting ; female suspect dead

    3 killed, others injured in Maryland shooting ; female suspect dead

    Thursday, September 20 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-09-20 19:47:01 GMT
    Multiple people are dead after a gunman opened fire at a Rite Aid warehouse Thursday morning in Aberdeen, MD, north of Baltimore. (Source: WJZ/CNN)Multiple people are dead after a gunman opened fire at a Rite Aid warehouse Thursday morning in Aberdeen, MD, north of Baltimore. (Source: WJZ/CNN)

    Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland at a warehouse facility.

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    Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland at a warehouse facility.

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  • Huge squirrel population chomps crops, driving farmers nuts

    Huge squirrel population chomps crops, driving farmers nuts

    Sunday, September 16 2018 10:56 AM EDT2018-09-16 14:56:23 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-09-20 19:34:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty). In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 photo, a squirrel carries a walnut across a street in Portland, Maine. A booming squirrel populations has forced drivers in parts off New England to dodge the small rodents as they dart acros...(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty). In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 photo, a squirrel carries a walnut across a street in Portland, Maine. A booming squirrel populations has forced drivers in parts off New England to dodge the small rodents as they dart acros...

    Farmers in New England are getting harassed by bumper crop of squirrels.

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    Farmers in New England are getting harassed by bumper crop of squirrels.

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  • 17 Zaxby’s in Augusta area to host fundraiser for disaster relief efforts on Thursday, Sept. 20

    17 Zaxby’s in Augusta area to host fundraiser for disaster relief efforts on Thursday, Sept. 20

    Thursday, September 20 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-09-20 18:24:03 GMT
    Seventeen Zaxby’s in the Augusta area will host a fundraising event on Thursday, Sept. 20, with 10 percent of sales from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. being donated to the American Red Cross. Guests are also able to donate to the American Red Cross by visiting redcross.org/zaxbys. In 2017, Zaxby’s raised more than $200,000 through similar fundraiser efforts for hurricane disaster relief after Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.   17 Zaxby’s restaurants located at: &b...More >>
    Seventeen Zaxby’s in the Augusta area will host a fundraising event on Thursday, Sept. 20, with 10 percent of sales from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. being donated to the American Red Cross. Guests are also able to donate to the American Red Cross by visiting redcross.org/zaxbys. In 2017, Zaxby’s raised more than $200,000 through similar fundraiser efforts for hurricane disaster relief after Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.   17 Zaxby’s restaurants located at: &b...More >>
  • 23-year-old man arrested in stabbing death of DC jogger

    23-year-old man arrested in stabbing death of DC jogger

    Thursday, September 20 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-09-20 15:17:43 GMT

    Katrina Martinez, 35, was engaged last week. Police have arrested a suspect.

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    Katrina Martinez, 35, was engaged last week. Police have arrested a suspect.

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  • Interactive slider tool shows before and after images of damage from Hurricane Florence

    Interactive slider tool shows before and after images of damage from Hurricane Florence

    Thursday, September 20 2018 11:06 AM EDT2018-09-20 15:06:12 GMT
    Slider tool showing before and after Hurricane Florence images in Topsail Beach, NC (WFXG)Slider tool showing before and after Hurricane Florence images in Topsail Beach, NC (WFXG)
    Slider tool showing before and after Hurricane Florence images in Topsail Beach, NC (WFXG)Slider tool showing before and after Hurricane Florence images in Topsail Beach, NC (WFXG)

    An interactive slider bar mapping tool showed before and after satellite images in several areas of the Carolinas devastated by Hurricane Florence. The tool shows the extent of wind and storm surge damage at the coast and the extent off flood damage far inland.

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    An interactive slider bar mapping tool showed before and after satellite images in several areas of the Carolinas devastated by Hurricane Florence. The tool shows the extent of wind and storm surge damage at the coast and the extent off flood damage far inland.

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  • Wind and solar energy are making rapid increases into the U.S. energy grid

    Wind and solar energy are making rapid increases into the U.S. energy grid

    Thursday, September 20 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-09-20 14:52:22 GMT
    Renewable Electricity Growth in Georgia (Climate Central)Renewable Electricity Growth in Georgia (Climate Central)
    Renewable Electricity Growth in Georgia (Climate Central)Renewable Electricity Growth in Georgia (Climate Central)

    Since the start of the decade, wind capacity across the U.S. has more than doubled, and the cost to install solar energy has fallen 70 percent. Solar and wind electricity generation in the U.S. are growing rapidly.

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    Since the start of the decade, wind capacity across the U.S. has more than doubled, and the cost to install solar energy has fallen 70 percent. Solar and wind electricity generation in the U.S. are growing rapidly.

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  • Car strikes school in Richmond County; no students injured

    Car strikes school in Richmond County; no students injured

    Thursday, September 20 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-09-20 13:34:43 GMT

    Richmond County Deputies are on the scene of an accident with injuries that occurred at Tobacco Road at Gracewood Drive. A white Toyota traveling east on Tobacco Road collided with a silver Toyota pulling out from Gracewood Drive. After the impact, the driver of the white Toyota left the roadway and struck the school. There were children in the classrooms when the building was hit, but the damage was to the building only and no children were harmed. Both drivers were transported ...

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    Richmond County Deputies are on the scene of an accident with injuries that occurred at Tobacco Road at Gracewood Drive. A white Toyota traveling east on Tobacco Road collided with a silver Toyota pulling out from Gracewood Drive. After the impact, the driver of the white Toyota left the roadway and struck the school. There were children in the classrooms when the building was hit, but the damage was to the building only and no children were harmed. Both drivers were transported ...

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  • Construction on East Robinson Ave nearing completion

    Construction on East Robinson Ave nearing completion

    Thursday, September 20 2018 7:54 AM EDT2018-09-20 11:54:07 GMT
    Construction on East Robinson has been going on for 2 years and is finally nearing completion (Source: WFXG)Construction on East Robinson has been going on for 2 years and is finally nearing completion (Source: WFXG)
    Construction on East Robinson has been going on for 2 years and is finally nearing completion (Source: WFXG)Construction on East Robinson has been going on for 2 years and is finally nearing completion (Source: WFXG)
    Construction on East Robinson Avenue has been going on for two years now and is finally nearing completion. Robinson Ave goes to Gate 2 at Fort Gordon and is highly traveled so this construction has been less than ideal for many drivers.  The state identified issues with the road and have been working on it for two years now. The funding for this project comes from the TSPLOST fund.  There will be some new additions that City Administrator, John Waller, says will be b...More >>
    Construction on East Robinson Avenue has been going on for two years now and is finally nearing completion. Robinson Ave goes to Gate 2 at Fort Gordon and is highly traveled so this construction has been less than ideal for many drivers.  The state identified issues with the road and have been working on it for two years now. The funding for this project comes from the TSPLOST fund.  There will be some new additions that City Administrator, John Waller, says will be b...More >>
  • UPDATE: All lanes back open after burning vehicle backs up traffic on I-20

    UPDATE: All lanes back open after burning vehicle backs up traffic on I-20

    Thursday, September 20 2018 7:33 AM EDT2018-09-20 11:33:14 GMT
    Burning vehicle on I-20 near Exit 199. onramp (WFXG)Burning vehicle on I-20 near Exit 199. onramp (WFXG)

    A vehicle fire has traffic backed up on I-20 near the Savannah River. 

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    A vehicle fire has traffic backed up on I-20 near the Savannah River. 

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  • Cancer patients and survivors enjoy the 15th annual "Spa Day"

    Cancer patients and survivors enjoy the 15th annual "Spa Day"

    Thursday, September 20 2018 6:26 AM EDT2018-09-20 10:26:15 GMT
    One of the massage rooms in Tuscany Spa (WFXG)One of the massage rooms in Tuscany Spa (WFXG)

    Around 90 women came out to Tuscany Spa in Evans for the 15th annual Spa Day for gynecological cancer patients and survivors on Sept. 19. The spa day was fully paid for by the CSRA Gynecological cancer survivors support group. This event is put on every year and gives survivors and patients a chance to escape reality, even just for a day. Dr. Sharad Ghamande, Director of Gynecological Oncology at the Georgia Cancer Center, said, "The event gives these women a chance to express th...

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    Around 90 women came out to Tuscany Spa in Evans for the 15th annual Spa Day for gynecological cancer patients and survivors on Sept. 19. The spa day was fully paid for by the CSRA Gynecological cancer survivors support group. This event is put on every year and gives survivors and patients a chance to escape reality, even just for a day. Dr. Sharad Ghamande, Director of Gynecological Oncology at the Georgia Cancer Center, said, "The event gives these women a chance to express th...

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  • Columbia County Chamber of Commerce will address counties growth and goals

    Columbia County Chamber of Commerce will address counties growth and goals

    Thursday, September 20 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-09-20 09:41:34 GMT

    The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce will host the eighth annual State of the Community Address where residents and business leaders will find out how the county is developing.  

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    The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce will host the eighth annual State of the Community Address where residents and business leaders will find out how the county is developing.  

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  • City of Grovetown fire hydrant testing

    City of Grovetown fire hydrant testing

    Thursday, September 20 2018 5:31 AM EDT2018-09-20 09:31:54 GMT
    City of Grovetown Annual Fire Hydrant Testing & Flushing (Source: WFXG)City of Grovetown Annual Fire Hydrant Testing & Flushing (Source: WFXG)

    The City of Grovetown’s Fire Department personnel will conduct a test of two fire hydrants on or near Robin Lane Tuesday, September 25, 2018, between 10:00 pm and 11:00 pm.   These tests will be conducted late at night to minimize the impact to citizens. As is the case whenever hydrants are flushed or tested, residents in the affected areas may experience low water pressure and cloudy or brown water during the testing.   The water discoloration is not harm...

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    The City of Grovetown’s Fire Department personnel will conduct a test of two fire hydrants on or near Robin Lane Tuesday, September 25, 2018, between 10:00 pm and 11:00 pm.   These tests will be conducted late at night to minimize the impact to citizens. As is the case whenever hydrants are flushed or tested, residents in the affected areas may experience low water pressure and cloudy or brown water during the testing.   The water discoloration is not harm...

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  • Gas leak shuts down road in front of Grovetown City Hall

    Gas leak shuts down road in front of Grovetown City Hall

    Thursday, September 20 2018 5:29 AM EDT2018-09-20 09:29:19 GMT
    Gas leak near Grovetown City Hall (WFXG)Gas leak near Grovetown City Hall (WFXG)

    Traffic around Grovetown City Hall is being diverted due to a gas leak in the area. Police and fire personnel are on the scene. Old Wrightsboro Rd. between Robinson Ave. and Whiskey Rd. is closed.

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    Traffic around Grovetown City Hall is being diverted due to a gas leak in the area. Police and fire personnel are on the scene. Old Wrightsboro Rd. between Robinson Ave. and Whiskey Rd. is closed.

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  • A business in Augusta is helping displaced animals from Hurricane Florence

    A business in Augusta is helping displaced animals from Hurricane Florence

    Thursday, September 20 2018 5:24 AM EDT2018-09-20 09:24:54 GMT

    People from a local business in Richmond County have dedicated their time and facility to helping displaced animals from Hurricane Florence. Bricko Farms is holding cats and dogs from a Humane Society in South Carolina. 

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    People from a local business in Richmond County have dedicated their time and facility to helping displaced animals from Hurricane Florence. Bricko Farms is holding cats and dogs from a Humane Society in South Carolina. 

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  • Boy, 5, ejected in crash allegedly caused by distracted mom on cell phone

    Boy, 5, ejected in crash allegedly caused by distracted mom on cell phone

    Thursday, September 20 2018 4:41 AM EDT2018-09-20 08:41:30 GMT
    The crash happened when a distracted driver crashed into the center divider, causing her truck to roll over multiple times, the CHP said. (Source: CHP Santa Cruz/Facebook)The crash happened when a distracted driver crashed into the center divider, causing her truck to roll over multiple times, the CHP said. (Source: CHP Santa Cruz/Facebook)

    Investigators say they will look into the possibility of recommending criminal charges against the boy’s mother.

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    Investigators say they will look into the possibility of recommending criminal charges against the boy’s mother.

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  • 4 people injured in shooting in Wisconsin, shooter dead

    4 people injured in shooting in Wisconsin, shooter dead

    Thursday, September 20 2018 3:44 AM EDT2018-09-20 07:44:05 GMT

    The suspect died after an exchange of gunfire with police, CNN reports.

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    The suspect died after an exchange of gunfire with police, CNN reports.

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  • 4 wounded, gunman dead in shooting at Penn. judge's office

    4 wounded, gunman dead in shooting at Penn. judge's office

    Thursday, September 20 2018 3:08 AM EDT2018-09-20 07:08:20 GMT

    The shooting began in the mid-afternoon at a Fayette County district judge’s office.

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    The shooting began in the mid-afternoon at a Fayette County district judge’s office.

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  • Police: Man threatened to shoot 11-year-old over 'Fortnite' loss

    Police: Man threatened to shoot 11-year-old over 'Fortnite' loss

    Thursday, September 20 2018 1:27 AM EDT2018-09-20 05:27:42 GMT
    Michael Aliperti, 45, was charged with second degree aggravated harassment and acting in a manner to injure a child. (Source: Suffolk Police Department/News 12 Long Island/CNN)Michael Aliperti, 45, was charged with second degree aggravated harassment and acting in a manner to injure a child. (Source: Suffolk Police Department/News 12 Long Island/CNN)

    Authorities increased patrols around the boy’s school because the man allegedly threatened him by saying he knew where he went to school.

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    Authorities increased patrols around the boy’s school because the man allegedly threatened him by saying he knew where he went to school.

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  • Federal agency says it lost track of 1,488 migrant children

    Federal agency says it lost track of 1,488 migrant children

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-09-19 23:08:09 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-09-20 05:21:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2018, file photo, Immigrant children walk in a line outside the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children a former Job Corps site that now houses them in Homestead, Fla. A Senate sub...(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2018, file photo, Immigrant children walk in a line outside the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children a former Job Corps site that now houses them in Homestead, Fla. A Senate sub...
    Federal agency can't account for 1,488 migrant children placed in homes around the country.More >>
    Federal agency can't account for 1,488 migrant children placed in homes around the country.More >>
  • Regulators: NC flooding too bad to tally environmental harm

    Regulators: NC flooding too bad to tally environmental harm

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-09-19 04:39:06 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 1:18 AM EDT2018-09-20 05:18:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). Chicken farm buildings are inundated with floodwater from Hurricane Florence near Trenton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Steve Helber). Chicken farm buildings are inundated with floodwater from Hurricane Florence near Trenton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.

    Officials say North Carolina rivers swamped dozens of farm buildings where animals were being raised for market, killing about 3.4 million chickens and turkey and 5,500 hogs.

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    Officials say North Carolina rivers swamped dozens of farm buildings where animals were being raised for market, killing about 3.4 million chickens and turkey and 5,500 hogs.

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  • Andrew Gorton's 10 p.m. Weather, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018

    Andrew Gorton's 10 p.m. Weather, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018

  • Bodies recovered of mental health patients nearly 24 hours after drowning

    Bodies recovered of mental health patients nearly 24 hours after drowning

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-09-20 00:00:27 GMT
    Nicolette Green (Source: Donnela Green-Johnson)Nicolette Green (Source: Donnela Green-Johnson)

    A Horry County Sheriff's Office van was swept away in flood waters resulting in two female mental health detainees drowning in the Little Pee Dee River Tuesday night. 

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    A Horry County Sheriff's Office van was swept away in flood waters resulting in two female mental health detainees drowning in the Little Pee Dee River Tuesday night. 

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  • Plane crashes into several cars in Texas neighborhood

    Plane crashes into several cars in Texas neighborhood

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 7:36 PM EDT2018-09-19 23:36:07 GMT
    A small plane crashed and hit several vehicles Wednesday in a Sugar Land, TX, neighborhood. (Source: KTRK/CNN)A small plane crashed and hit several vehicles Wednesday in a Sugar Land, TX, neighborhood. (Source: KTRK/CNN)

    A small plane crashed and hit several vehicles Wednesday in Sugar Land, TX.

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    A small plane crashed and hit several vehicles Wednesday in Sugar Land, TX.

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  • Naked Florida man starts house fire after baking cookies on George Foreman grill

    Naked Florida man starts house fire after baking cookies on George Foreman grill

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-09-19 20:48:37 GMT
    When they arrived, a naked man opened the door, told firefighters “I’m sorry,” and then shut the door. (Source: Raycom Media)When they arrived, a naked man opened the door, told firefighters “I’m sorry,” and then shut the door. (Source: Raycom Media)

    As officers made their way through the house, they saw several items burning.

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    As officers made their way through the house, they saw several items burning.

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  • Tourist walks to edge of, and looks into, Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park

    Tourist walks to edge of, and looks into, Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-09-19 18:25:46 GMT
    The scalding mist from Old Faithful can reach 90 to 120 feet into the air.The scalding mist from Old Faithful can reach 90 to 120 feet into the air.

    The unidentified man stops on the rim of the famous geyser and appears to pee into it.

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    The unidentified man stops on the rim of the famous geyser and appears to pee into it.

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  • The time is now for flu shots

    The time is now for flu shots

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-09-19 17:59:09 GMT
    The time is now for flu shots (Source: WFXG)The time is now for flu shots (Source: WFXG)

    Still waiting to get a flu shot? Well do not put it off for too long. Last year there were record setting flu cases with many being deadly. Patients who have respiratory conditions and diabetes are highly recommended to get the flu shot.

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    Still waiting to get a flu shot? Well do not put it off for too long. Last year there were record setting flu cases with many being deadly. Patients who have respiratory conditions and diabetes are highly recommended to get the flu shot.

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  • California surgeon and girlfriend arrested on suspicion of drugging and raping women

    California surgeon and girlfriend arrested on suspicion of drugging and raping women

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-09-19 17:53:47 GMT

    Grant William Robicheaux, 38, and Cerissa Laura Riley, 31 posted bail last week when they were arrested. They will be arraigned on October 25. 

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    Grant William Robicheaux, 38, and Cerissa Laura Riley, 31 posted bail last week when they were arrested. They will be arraigned on October 25. 

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  • Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

    Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 4:19 AM EDT2018-09-18 08:19:50 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-09-19 15:50:48 GMT
    (Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP). South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, wave during a welcoming ceremony at Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang in North Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.(Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP). South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, wave during a welcoming ceremony at Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang in North Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.

    The two Korean leaders held summit talks to try to sustain nuclear diplomacy with Washington, which has been pushing hard for stronger disarmament moves from the North.

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    The two Korean leaders held summit talks to try to sustain nuclear diplomacy with Washington, which has been pushing hard for stronger disarmament moves from the North.

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  • Sony is releasing the PlayStation Classic console just in time for Christmas

    Sony is releasing the PlayStation Classic console just in time for Christmas

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-09-19 15:07:01 GMT
    The PlayStation Classic ships this December with 20 pre-loaded games, featuring Final Fantasy VII, Tekken 3, Wild Arms, and more. (Source: PLAYSTATION/CNN)The PlayStation Classic ships this December with 20 pre-loaded games, featuring Final Fantasy VII, Tekken 3, Wild Arms, and more. (Source: PLAYSTATION/CNN)

    The PlayStation Classic ships this December with 20 pre-loaded games, featuring Final Fantasy VII, Tekken 3, Wild Arms, and more

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    The PlayStation Classic ships this December with 20 pre-loaded games, featuring Final Fantasy VII, Tekken 3, Wild Arms, and more

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Nathaniel Smith

    High 5 4 Kids: Nathaniel Smith

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 8:11 AM EDT2018-09-19 12:11:29 GMT

    Meet the next High 5 4 Kids Recipient Nathaniel Smith.

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    Meet the next High 5 4 Kids Recipient Nathaniel Smith.

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  • Aiken Parks and Rec. presents Trunk or Treat

    Aiken Parks and Rec. presents Trunk or Treat

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 7:28 AM EDT2018-09-19 11:28:33 GMT
    City of Aiken Trunk or Treat will be Saturday, Oct 27 at Citizens ParkCity of Aiken Trunk or Treat will be Saturday, Oct 27 at Citizens Park
    City of Aiken Trunk or Treat will be Saturday, Oct 27 at Citizens ParkCity of Aiken Trunk or Treat will be Saturday, Oct 27 at Citizens Park
    Join the Aiken City Parks and Rec. Department on Saturday, October 27 from 3-6 PM at Citizens Park in Fields 1-5 for Truck or Treat! This event will include music, a costume parade, carnival games, and food.  Admission for kids 12 years of age and younger are just $1. Cash is preferred for entrance and food purchases.  No pets are allowed at this event.  For more information, please call 803-642-7634.  Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
    Join the Aiken City Parks and Rec. Department on Saturday, October 27 from 3-6 PM at Citizens Park in Fields 1-5 for Truck or Treat! This event will include music, a costume parade, carnival games, and food.  Admission for kids 12 years of age and younger are just $1. Cash is preferred for entrance and food purchases.  No pets are allowed at this event.  For more information, please call 803-642-7634.  Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Baby girl suffers brain injury, undergoes surgery after dog attack

    Baby girl suffers brain injury, undergoes surgery after dog attack

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-09-19 10:20:24 GMT
    The girl’s father says the dog mauled the baby when his wife turned away for seconds while changing her diaper. (Source: GoFundMe/KERO/CNN)The girl’s father says the dog mauled the baby when his wife turned away for seconds while changing her diaper. (Source: GoFundMe/KERO/CNN)

    The girl’s father says the dog mauled the baby when his wife turned away for seconds while changing her diaper.

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    The girl’s father says the dog mauled the baby when his wife turned away for seconds while changing her diaper.

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  • Nine Alleged Sex Money Murder Bloods members indicted in Richmond County

    Nine Alleged Sex Money Murder Bloods members indicted in Richmond County

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 5:13 AM EDT2018-09-19 09:13:05 GMT

    A months long investigation has lead to nine alleged members of the Sex, Money, Murder (SMM) criminal street gang being arrested, indicted or awaiting indictment at both the State and Federal level.  Several agencies were involved including the Richmond County Sheriff's Office (RCSO) Gang Intelligence Unit (GIU), and the FBI CSRA Safe Streets TAsk Force were involved in the investigation. SMM is a subset of the Bloods criminal street gang.  SMM, and its members, w...

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    A months long investigation has lead to nine alleged members of the Sex, Money, Murder (SMM) criminal street gang being arrested, indicted or awaiting indictment at both the State and Federal level.  Several agencies were involved including the Richmond County Sheriff's Office (RCSO) Gang Intelligence Unit (GIU), and the FBI CSRA Safe Streets TAsk Force were involved in the investigation. SMM is a subset of the Bloods criminal street gang.  SMM, and its members, w...

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  • Emmys: An epic proposal, but winners lacking in diversity

    Emmys: An epic proposal, but winners lacking in diversity

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 3:17 AM EDT2018-09-18 07:17:02 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 3:48 AM EDT2018-09-19 07:48:35 GMT
    (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP). Glenn Weiss, right, winner of the award for outstanding directing for a variety special for "The Oscars" and Jan Svendsen pose in the press room after getting engaged at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, S...(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP). Glenn Weiss, right, winner of the award for outstanding directing for a variety special for "The Oscars" and Jan Svendsen pose in the press room after getting engaged at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, S...

    That feel-good moment lightened the mood of an evening that otherwise had a lackluster feel and disappointed many with the lack of ethnic diversity among its winners.

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    That feel-good moment lightened the mood of an evening that otherwise had a lackluster feel and disappointed many with the lack of ethnic diversity among its winners.

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  • 'Don't mess with Nana': TX grandma kills 12-foot alligator with one shot

    'Don't mess with Nana': TX grandma kills 12-foot alligator with one shot

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 2:37 AM EDT2018-09-19 06:37:24 GMT
    The alligator-hunting grandmother believes the gator could be responsible for the disappearance of her miniature horse. (Source: Scott Hughes/Facebook/KTRK/CNN)The alligator-hunting grandmother believes the gator could be responsible for the disappearance of her miniature horse. (Source: Scott Hughes/Facebook/KTRK/CNN)

    The alligator-hunting grandmother believes the gator could be responsible for the disappearance of her miniature horse.

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    The alligator-hunting grandmother believes the gator could be responsible for the disappearance of her miniature horse.

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  • Angry customer accused of attacking Domino's manager over wrong pizza

    Angry customer accused of attacking Domino's manager over wrong pizza

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-09-19 05:21:03 GMT
    Milton Davis was arrested and charged with assault and battery. (Source: Guthrie Police Department/KFOR/CNN)Milton Davis was arrested and charged with assault and battery. (Source: Guthrie Police Department/KFOR/CNN)

    The suspect was arrested and charged with assault and battery.

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    The suspect was arrested and charged with assault and battery.

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  • Kavanaugh's accuser wants FBI probe before she testifies

    Kavanaugh's accuser wants FBI probe before she testifies

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-09-18 05:30:22 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-09-19 04:44:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh reacts as he testifies after questioning before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Official Washington is scrambling Monday to assess...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh reacts as he testifies after questioning before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Official Washington is scrambling Monday to assess...

    Republicans reversed course and agreed to the hearing in the face of growing demands by GOP senators to hear directly from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, now a psychology professor in California.

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    Republicans reversed course and agreed to the hearing in the face of growing demands by GOP senators to hear directly from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, now a psychology professor in California.

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  • Flood threat from Florence remains in Carolinas; storm moves north

    Flood threat from Florence remains in Carolinas; storm moves north

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-09-19 04:10:47 GMT

    Rivers in North and South Carolina have reached or will reach flood levels in coming days, likely leading to more deaths caused by Florence.

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    Rivers in North and South Carolina have reached or will reach flood levels in coming days, likely leading to more deaths caused by Florence.

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  • Aiken County Council unanimously votes to revise Stray Hold Policy

    Aiken County Council unanimously votes to revise Stray Hold Policy

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 11:25 PM EDT2018-09-19 03:25:39 GMT
    Aiken Animal Shelter 7/26/17Aiken Animal Shelter 7/26/17

    The Aiken County Council voted unanimously to revise the Stray Hold Police at the council meeting on Tuesday, September 18. Now, pets will be held for five calendar days before being processed for adoption, instead of five business days. Jennifer Miller, President of Friends of the Animal Shelter, said, "It's a great day in Aiken County." Nobody at the meeting had anything negative to say about the proposed policy. Miller spoke at the meeting, and listed why this was a win-...

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    The Aiken County Council voted unanimously to revise the Stray Hold Police at the council meeting on Tuesday, September 18. Now, pets will be held for five calendar days before being processed for adoption, instead of five business days. Jennifer Miller, President of Friends of the Animal Shelter, said, "It's a great day in Aiken County." Nobody at the meeting had anything negative to say about the proposed policy. Miller spoke at the meeting, and listed why this was a win-...

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  • Richmond County Schools recognized by Georgia School Board's Association

    Richmond County Schools recognized by Georgia School Board's Association

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-09-19 02:55:22 GMT
    The Full Commission recognized The Richmond County School District for achieving the distinguished board status on Tuesday. This recognition is from the Georgia School Board's Association and was designed to recognize districts that have good strategic plans, maintain accreditation and a balanced budget. Superintendent Dr. Angela Pringle was there as well as several other school officials as Commissioners praised their efforts to improve the district.  "This is somet...More >>
    The Full Commission recognized The Richmond County School District for achieving the distinguished board status on Tuesday. This recognition is from the Georgia School Board's Association and was designed to recognize districts that have good strategic plans, maintain accreditation and a balanced budget. Superintendent Dr. Angela Pringle was there as well as several other school officials as Commissioners praised their efforts to improve the district.  "This is somet...More >>
  • Ants form floating islands to survive Florence flooding

    Ants form floating islands to survive Florence flooding

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-09-19 02:47:49 GMT
    Ants formed living islands to survive flooding caused by Hurricane Florence. (Source: CNN)Ants formed living islands to survive flooding caused by Hurricane Florence. (Source: CNN)

    People and pets aren't the only ones trying to reach dry land after Hurricane Florence. Some ants are doing the same – by forming floating islands.

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    People and pets aren't the only ones trying to reach dry land after Hurricane Florence. Some ants are doing the same – by forming floating islands.

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  • Doctors Hospital previews $22 million ER expansion

    Doctors Hospital previews $22 million ER expansion

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-09-19 02:42:11 GMT
    Doctors Hospital to Cut Ribbon and Preview $21.8 Million ER ExpansionDoctors Hospital to Cut Ribbon and Preview $21.8 Million ER Expansion
    Doctors Hospital to Cut Ribbon and Preview $21.8 Million ER ExpansionDoctors Hospital to Cut Ribbon and Preview $21.8 Million ER Expansion
    Doctor's Hospital will soon be able to welcome more emergency patients. The hospital previewed its $28 million emergency room expansion with a ribbon cutting ceremony - and showing off new life saving tools and rooms.  #HappeningNow: A packed house at .@DoctorsAugusta. They’re about to cut the ribbon on a $21.8 million expansion. The #hospital will preview the Emergency Department after a #ribboncutting ceremony with a community open house. .@WFXGFOX54 pic.twitter.com/yr...More >>
    Doctor's Hospital will soon be able to welcome more emergency patients. The hospital previewed its $28 million emergency room expansion with a ribbon cutting ceremony - and showing off new life saving tools and rooms.  #HappeningNow: A packed house at .@DoctorsAugusta. They’re about to cut the ribbon on a $21.8 million expansion. The #hospital will preview the Emergency Department after a #ribboncutting ceremony with a community open house. .@WFXGFOX54 pic.twitter.com/yr...More >>
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    Weather with Jay

    Weather with Jay

    Weather with Jay is a new weekly segment that will air on FOX 54 News Now Friday mornings. Each week, Jay Jefferies will choose one child to come on and do the weather with him live on air.

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    Weather with Jay is a new weekly segment that will air on FOX 54 News Now Friday mornings. Each week, Jay Jefferies will choose one child to come on and do the weather with him live on air.

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  • Improving the lives of our children

    For Our Children

    For Our Children

    FOX 54 has launched the For Our Children community campaign. It's our station's most ambitious community project to improve the lives of children in the CSRA. Our efforts will include helping charities that focus on children's needs, recognizing the achievements of local children and providing you with valuable information so you can be a powerful positive role model in the life of a child, which benefits the future for all of our children in the CSRA.

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    FOX 54 has launched the For Our Children community campaign. It's our station's most ambitious community project to improve the lives of children in the CSRA. Our efforts will include helping charities that focus on children's needs, recognizing the achievements of local children and providing you with valuable information so you can be a powerful positive role model in the life of a child, which benefits the future for all of our children in the CSRA.

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  • Spotlighting amazing kids in our community

    High 5 4 Kids

    High 5 4 Kids

    FOX 54 is recognizing children who are making a positive impact in our community, who are overcoming the odds and who have special talents.

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    FOX 54 is recognizing children who are making a positive impact in our community, who are overcoming the odds and who have special talents.

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  • 3rd Annual CSRA Food Truck Festival Comes to Augusta Commons

    3rd Annual CSRA Food Truck Festival Comes to Augusta Commons

    Friday, September 21 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-09-21 14:07:17 GMT
    CSRA Food Truck Fest logo (WFXG)CSRA Food Truck Fest logo (WFXG)

    CSRA Food Truck Fest returns this year to host its Third Annual Food Truck Festival benefiting United Way of the CSRA in support of Hunger Action Month.

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    CSRA Food Truck Fest returns this year to host its Third Annual Food Truck Festival benefiting United Way of the CSRA in support of Hunger Action Month.

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  • Jessye Norman School of the Arts Receives Guitar Donation

    Jessye Norman School of the Arts Receives Guitar Donation

    Saturday, September 15 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-09-15 14:35:18 GMT

    The Augusta Blues Company is teaming up with “Kids Rock the Nation Foundation” to provide more musical instruments to one of the CSRA’s performing arts schools.

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    The Augusta Blues Company is teaming up with “Kids Rock the Nation Foundation” to provide more musical instruments to one of the CSRA’s performing arts schools.

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  • YMCA breaks ground in Burke County

    YMCA breaks ground in Burke County

    Friday, September 14 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-09-14 13:02:19 GMT
    The Greater Augusta Family YMCA has broken ground on its Burke County facility. The expected completion for the facility is Summer of 2019. (Source: Greater Augusta YMCA)The Greater Augusta Family YMCA has broken ground on its Burke County facility. The expected completion for the facility is Summer of 2019. (Source: Greater Augusta YMCA)

    The Greater Augusta Family YMCA has broken ground on its 11th branch facility. On September 11, 2018, at 50 Olympic Road in Waynesboro, GA, the $6.3 million facility is set to open Summer of 2019.  This project, in collaboration with the Burke County Board of Commissioners, with support from several other donor organizations, has received financial support from Georgia Power Company, Dalton Utilities, Oglethorpe Power and Ingevity, Inc.  This new facility will provide...

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    The Greater Augusta Family YMCA has broken ground on its 11th branch facility. On September 11, 2018, at 50 Olympic Road in Waynesboro, GA, the $6.3 million facility is set to open Summer of 2019.  This project, in collaboration with the Burke County Board of Commissioners, with support from several other donor organizations, has received financial support from Georgia Power Company, Dalton Utilities, Oglethorpe Power and Ingevity, Inc.  This new facility will provide...

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