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  • Chinese man accused of spying, helping recruit US engineers

    Chinese man accused of spying, helping recruit US engineers

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-09-25 21:52:37 GMT
    Wednesday, September 26 2018 8:27 AM EDT2018-09-26 12:27:17 GMT
    Federal prosecutors say a Chinese citizen in Chicago has been arrested for spying on U.S. engineers and scientists, including defense contractors, on behalf of the Chinese government. (Source: Raycom Media)Federal prosecutors say a Chinese citizen in Chicago has been arrested for spying on U.S. engineers and scientists, including defense contractors, on behalf of the Chinese government. (Source: Raycom Media)
    Federal prosecutors say a Chinese citizen in Chicago has been arrested for spying on U.S. engineers and scientists, including defense contractors, on behalf of the Chinese government. (Source: Raycom Media)Federal prosecutors say a Chinese citizen in Chicago has been arrested for spying on U.S. engineers and scientists, including defense contractors, on behalf of the Chinese government. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Federal prosecutors say a Chinese citizen in Chicago has been arrested for spying on U.S. engineers and scientists, including defense contractors, on behalf of the Chinese government.

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    Federal prosecutors say a Chinese citizen in Chicago has been arrested for spying on U.S. engineers and scientists, including defense contractors, on behalf of the Chinese government.

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  • GOP picks female prosecutor to question Kavanaugh, accuser

    GOP picks female prosecutor to question Kavanaugh, accuser

    Wednesday, September 26 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-09-26 06:22:49 GMT
    Wednesday, September 26 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-09-26 12:26:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, for the third day of his confirmatio...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, for the third day of his confirmatio...

    Christine Blasey Ford's allegation that Kavanaugh drunkenly assaulted her when they were teenagers has raised a political storm in the #MeToo era.

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    Christine Blasey Ford's allegation that Kavanaugh drunkenly assaulted her when they were teenagers has raised a political storm in the #MeToo era.

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  • Early morning fire in the 2200 block of Hollis Drive

    Early morning fire in the 2200 block of Hollis Drive

    Wednesday, September 26 2018 6:35 AM EDT2018-09-26 10:35:32 GMT
    A house fire in the 2200 block of Hollis Drive and Second Ave. broke out on Wednesday morning. (WFXG)A house fire in the 2200 block of Hollis Drive and Second Ave. broke out on Wednesday morning. (WFXG)
    A house fire in the 2200 block of Hollis Drive and Second Ave. broke out on Wednesday morning. (WFXG)A house fire in the 2200 block of Hollis Drive and Second Ave. broke out on Wednesday morning. (WFXG)
    There was a house fire in the 2200 block of Hollis Drive and Second Ave in Richmond County on Wednesday morning, no one was home at the time.  The call came in around 5:10 am. The fire was isolated to the living room area and is not considered a total loss. Crews are headed to the scene now.  Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
    There was a house fire in the 2200 block of Hollis Drive and Second Ave in Richmond County on Wednesday morning, no one was home at the time.  The call came in around 5:10 am. The fire was isolated to the living room area and is not considered a total loss. Crews are headed to the scene now.  Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
  • No vote is made for ambulance services vendors for city

    No vote is made for ambulance services vendors for city

    Wednesday, September 26 2018 6:16 AM EDT2018-09-26 10:16:14 GMT

    On Tuesday, Augusta - Richmond County Commissioners were supposed to make a decision from 3 vendors who were interested in providing ambulance services to the city. But the item was deleted off the committee agenda and the process will start back over according to officials. On Friday, 5 companies placed a bid but two were found non-compliant because they didn’t turn in the proper documents. With the process now starting over, any company can apply again. Chris James "Any...

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    On Tuesday, Augusta - Richmond County Commissioners were supposed to make a decision from 3 vendors who were interested in providing ambulance services to the city. But the item was deleted off the committee agenda and the process will start back over according to officials. On Friday, 5 companies placed a bid but two were found non-compliant because they didn’t turn in the proper documents. With the process now starting over, any company can apply again. Chris James "Any...

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  • Grandfather dies protecting 13-year-old grandson in 150-foot crash down mountain

    Grandfather dies protecting 13-year-old grandson in 150-foot crash down mountain

    Wednesday, September 26 2018 3:57 AM EDT2018-09-26 07:57:34 GMT

    The 13-year-old suffered numerous injuries, including a punctured lung, broken ribs and spinal injuries – but he lived, something his family attributes to his grandfather’s protection.

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    The 13-year-old suffered numerous injuries, including a punctured lung, broken ribs and spinal injuries – but he lived, something his family attributes to his grandfather’s protection.

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  • Dog dies hours after grooming at TX PetSmart

    Dog dies hours after grooming at TX PetSmart

    Wednesday, September 26 2018 3:56 AM EDT2018-09-26 07:56:34 GMT

    The family says the Yorkshire terrier, who had previously been in good health, seemed to have trouble breathing after the PetSmart appointment and died hours later.

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    The family says the Yorkshire terrier, who had previously been in good health, seemed to have trouble breathing after the PetSmart appointment and died hours later.

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  • Trump hits 'con job' on Kavanaugh before showdown hearing

    Trump hits 'con job' on Kavanaugh before showdown hearing

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-09-25 04:42:21 GMT
    Wednesday, September 26 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-09-26 04:36:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Brett Kavanaugh, with his wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh, answers questions during a FOX News interview, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Washington, about allegations of sexual misconduct against the Supreme Court nominee.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Brett Kavanaugh, with his wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh, answers questions during a FOX News interview, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Washington, about allegations of sexual misconduct against the Supreme Court nominee.

    Trump and Republican leaders accused Democrats on Monday of a smear campaign by using accusations by two women of sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh in the 1980s to try scuttling his Senate confirmation.

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    Trump and Republican leaders accused Democrats on Monday of a smear campaign by using accusations by two women of sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh in the 1980s to try scuttling his Senate confirmation.

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  • Service resumed after Delta experienced network outage

    Service resumed after Delta experienced network outage

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 11:56 PM EDT2018-09-26 03:56:55 GMT
    Passengers were upset as Delta Air Lines dealt with a computer system outage Tuesday evening. (Source: CNN)Passengers were upset as Delta Air Lines dealt with a computer system outage Tuesday evening. (Source: CNN)

    Passengers were upset as Delta Air Lines dealt with a computer system outage Tuesday evening.

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    Passengers were upset as Delta Air Lines dealt with a computer system outage Tuesday evening.

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  • Vigil held for three-year-old who accidentally shot himself

    Vigil held for three-year-old who accidentally shot himself

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 11:15 PM EDT2018-09-26 03:15:18 GMT
    McKinley "Booney" Chavous IV (WFXG)McKinley "Booney" Chavous IV (WFXG)
    McKinley "Booney" Chavous IV (WFXG)McKinley "Booney" Chavous IV (WFXG)

    A vigil was held on Oxpens Road in Warrenville on Tuesday, September 25, at 8:30 p.m. to honor the three-year-old toddler who lost his life after accidentally shooting himself on Monday, September 24. The three-year-old is named McKinley "Booney" Chavous IV, and his yard on Oxpens Road was completely filled with people, even pouring out onto the street, for the vigil. His family members say that as they were arriving for the vigil, they couldn't believe the outpour of suppo...

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    A vigil was held on Oxpens Road in Warrenville on Tuesday, September 25, at 8:30 p.m. to honor the three-year-old toddler who lost his life after accidentally shooting himself on Monday, September 24. The three-year-old is named McKinley "Booney" Chavous IV, and his yard on Oxpens Road was completely filled with people, even pouring out onto the street, for the vigil. His family members say that as they were arriving for the vigil, they couldn't believe the outpour of suppo...

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  • Parent body slams referee at youth football game

    Parent body slams referee at youth football game

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-09-26 02:40:11 GMT

    Parents say the fight happened in the middle of a Young America Football League game on Saturday between Rio Grande and Atrisco Heritage.

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    Parents say the fight happened in the middle of a Young America Football League game on Saturday between Rio Grande and Atrisco Heritage.

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  • Augusta - Richmond Co. Commission react after man arrested for making death threats

    Augusta - Richmond Co. Commission react after man arrested for making death threats

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-09-26 02:16:42 GMT
    Augusta Commission Sign (WFXG)Augusta Commission Sign (WFXG)
    Augusta Commission Sign (WFXG)Augusta Commission Sign (WFXG)
    Richmond County deputies arrested a man for threatening Augusta- Richmond County Commissioners on a Facebook Page on Monday. "That type of stuff doesn't really make you feel good as a commissioner," says Commissioner Mary Davis. The Stuff Commissioner Mary Davis is referring to is threats being made from Butch Palmer to Commissioners. "I think it's a great risk to make those kind of statements publicly and I think most times law enforcement would take the appropr...More >>
    Richmond County deputies arrested a man for threatening Augusta- Richmond County Commissioners on a Facebook Page on Monday. "That type of stuff doesn't really make you feel good as a commissioner," says Commissioner Mary Davis. The Stuff Commissioner Mary Davis is referring to is threats being made from Butch Palmer to Commissioners. "I think it's a great risk to make those kind of statements publicly and I think most times law enforcement would take the appropr...More >>
  • Judge grants 27-year-old deadly DUI crash suspect $50,000 bond

    Judge grants 27-year-old deadly DUI crash suspect $50,000 bond

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-09-26 01:49:49 GMT
    27-year-old Jonathan Butler is accused of killing Vernon Faglier, 61, in a DUI crash27-year-old Jonathan Butler is accused of killing Vernon Faglier, 61, in a DUI crash
    27-year-old Jonathan Butler is accused of killing Vernon Faglier, 61, in a DUI crash27-year-old Jonathan Butler is accused of killing Vernon Faglier, 61, in a DUI crash
    A 27-year-old accused of a deadly DUI crash has been granted bond. Jonathan Ewing Butler is accused of killing 61-year-old Vernon Faglier earlier this month on Washington Road.  Judge Allen to Butler: “At the end of the day, your family still has you. Mr. Faglier’s family does not have him.” — Jasmine Anderson (@JAndersonWFXG) September 25, 2018 Both families - of the victim and suspect - showed up in court.  One of the deputies that responded ...More >>
    A 27-year-old accused of a deadly DUI crash has been granted bond. Jonathan Ewing Butler is accused of killing 61-year-old Vernon Faglier earlier this month on Washington Road.  Judge Allen to Butler: “At the end of the day, your family still has you. Mr. Faglier’s family does not have him.” — Jasmine Anderson (@JAndersonWFXG) September 25, 2018 Both families - of the victim and suspect - showed up in court.  One of the deputies that responded ...More >>
  • Group aims to register 300,000 people nationwide for #NationalVoterRegistrationDay

    Group aims to register 300,000 people nationwide for #NationalVoterRegistrationDay

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-09-26 01:29:21 GMT
    National Voter Registration DayNational Voter Registration Day

    You may have seen the hashtag - Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day. The time to register is winding down, election day is only 42 days away. Members of the League of Women Voters of the CSRA are doing their part to help the national organization help 300,000 people across the USA exercise their right.  "You should be very considerate on what happens in this election. Got out and vote for who you think is best. Who puts our future in the right hands," said...

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    You may have seen the hashtag - Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day. The time to register is winding down, election day is only 42 days away. Members of the League of Women Voters of the CSRA are doing their part to help the national organization help 300,000 people across the USA exercise their right.  "You should be very considerate on what happens in this election. Got out and vote for who you think is best. Who puts our future in the right hands," said...

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  • Video shows Domino's self-driving delivery car in action

    Video shows Domino's self-driving delivery car in action

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-09-26 00:44:28 GMT
    This Friday, Aug. 24, photo, shows the specially designed delivery car that Ford Motor Co. and Domino’s Pizza will use to test self-driving pizza deliveries, at Domino’s headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI. (AP Photo/Dee-Ann Durbin)This Friday, Aug. 24, photo, shows the specially designed delivery car that Ford Motor Co. and Domino’s Pizza will use to test self-driving pizza deliveries, at Domino’s headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI. (AP Photo/Dee-Ann Durbin)

    You probably haven't seen them yet, but Domino's Pizza has been testing self-driving delivery cars.

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    You probably haven't seen them yet, but Domino's Pizza has been testing self-driving delivery cars.

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  • Luke Bryan concert will cancel school in Edgefield County for a day

    Luke Bryan concert will cancel school in Edgefield County for a day

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 7:37 PM EDT2018-09-25 23:37:51 GMT
    Crowd at a concert (source: Pixabay)Crowd at a concert (source: Pixabay)

    Luke Bryan will be holding a concert in the Sweetwater Community on Oct. 5 and, due to the increase in traffic volume and potential road closures, Edgefield County Schools have decided to cancel school for the day.

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    Luke Bryan will be holding a concert in the Sweetwater Community on Oct. 5 and, due to the increase in traffic volume and potential road closures, Edgefield County Schools have decided to cancel school for the day.

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  • Attempted burglary leaves shirtless Florida man stuck on roof

    Attempted burglary leaves shirtless Florida man stuck on roof

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-09-25 22:03:41 GMT
    When asked why he climbed to the roof, the suspect said he needed water. (Source: Volusia County Sheriff's Office)When asked why he climbed to the roof, the suspect said he needed water. (Source: Volusia County Sheriff's Office)

    A thirsty Florida man faces charges after climbing to the roof of a convenience store in an attempted burglary.

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    A thirsty Florida man faces charges after climbing to the roof of a convenience store in an attempted burglary.

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  • Bill Cosby gets 3-10 years, deemed 'sexually violent predator'

    Bill Cosby gets 3-10 years, deemed 'sexually violent predator'

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-09-25 21:16:19 GMT

    Cosby left the court in handcuffs, a surreal image capturing the fall from grace for someone who had been one of America’s most beloved entertainers, and will go immediately to prison.

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    Cosby left the court in handcuffs, a surreal image capturing the fall from grace for someone who had been one of America’s most beloved entertainers, and will go immediately to prison.

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  • Injuries reported in crash involving tractor trailer on I-520

    Injuries reported in crash involving tractor trailer on I-520

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-09-25 20:32:57 GMT
    Crash involving tractor trailer on I-520 9/25/18 (WFXG)Crash involving tractor trailer on I-520 9/25/18 (WFXG)

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a crash involving a tractor trailer on Bobby Jones Expressway. According to dispatch, the crash happened on the westbound side of I-520 between Wrightsboro Rd. and Wheeler Rd.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a crash involving a tractor trailer on Bobby Jones Expressway. According to dispatch, the crash happened on the westbound side of I-520 between Wrightsboro Rd. and Wheeler Rd.

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  • People & Places with Pierce: Edgefield General Store

    People & Places with Pierce: Edgefield General Store

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-09-25 17:12:39 GMT
    People & Places with Pierce: Edgefield General Store (WFXG)People & Places with Pierce: Edgefield General Store (WFXG)
    People & Places with Pierce: Edgefield General Store (WFXG)People & Places with Pierce: Edgefield General Store (WFXG)

    For one South Carolina town, the general store is back in style. Why the Edgefield General Store is one stop you’ll want to make on the next People & Places with Pierce. Wednesday at 10:00 p.m. on FOX 54 News Now.

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    For one South Carolina town, the general store is back in style. Why the Edgefield General Store is one stop you’ll want to make on the next People & Places with Pierce. Wednesday at 10:00 p.m. on FOX 54 News Now.

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  • UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal Windsor crash

    UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal Windsor crash

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 11:24 AM EDT2018-09-25 15:24:31 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    South Carolina Highway Patrol is on the scene of a fatal crash near the intersection of Oakman Ave. and Cedar Rd. in Aiken County, just outside the town of Windsor.

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    South Carolina Highway Patrol is on the scene of a fatal crash near the intersection of Oakman Ave. and Cedar Rd. in Aiken County, just outside the town of Windsor.

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  • GBI unveils new crime lab at Georgia Cyber Innovation Center

    GBI unveils new crime lab at Georgia Cyber Innovation Center

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-09-25 14:05:10 GMT

    The GBI has its own floor at the Georgia Cyber Center designated for working on crimes if other departments in the state don't have the adequate resources to do so.

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    The GBI has its own floor at the Georgia Cyber Center designated for working on crimes if other departments in the state don't have the adequate resources to do so.

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  • UPDATE: Aiken County Sheriff's Office: child dies following shooting

    UPDATE: Aiken County Sheriff's Office: child dies following shooting

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 8:34 AM EDT2018-09-25 12:34:50 GMT
    Scene in Warrenville where child was accidentally shot 9/24/18 (WFXG)Scene in Warrenville where child was accidentally shot 9/24/18 (WFXG)

    The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is investigating an accidental shooting in Warrenville. According to Capt. Eric Abdullah with the sheriff's office, a child was shot on Oxpens Rd. Monday evening.

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    The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is investigating an accidental shooting in Warrenville. According to Capt. Eric Abdullah with the sheriff's office, a child was shot on Oxpens Rd. Monday evening.

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  • Officials urge Aiken County voters to pass CPST in November

    Officials urge Aiken County voters to pass CPST in November

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 7:26 AM EDT2018-09-25 11:26:31 GMT
    Aiken County officials urge voters to "keep the penny" in November (WFXG)Aiken County officials urge voters to "keep the penny" in November (WFXG)

    Coming up in November elections, residents of Aiken County will be voting on a renewal of the Capital Project Sales Tax, also known as CPST. CPST adds one penny to a total bill that goes towards infrastructure improvements.

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    Coming up in November elections, residents of Aiken County will be voting on a renewal of the Capital Project Sales Tax, also known as CPST. CPST adds one penny to a total bill that goes towards infrastructure improvements.

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  • Elderly woman attacked by mother bear after encounter with cubs

    Elderly woman attacked by mother bear after encounter with cubs

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 5:07 AM EDT2018-09-25 09:07:40 GMT

    After wildlife officials caught the bears, the cubs were sent to a wilderness area while their mother was euthanized.

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    After wildlife officials caught the bears, the cubs were sent to a wilderness area while their mother was euthanized.

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  • Food vendor fired after video appears to show him spitting on pizza

    Food vendor fired after video appears to show him spitting on pizza

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 1:17 AM EDT2018-09-25 05:17:33 GMT
    According to a coworker, the vendor spit on the pizza out of anger because the supervisor kept yelling at him. (Source: WDIV/CNN)According to a coworker, the vendor spit on the pizza out of anger because the supervisor kept yelling at him. (Source: WDIV/CNN)

    According to a coworker, the vendor spit on the pizza out of anger because the supervisor kept yelling at him.

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    According to a coworker, the vendor spit on the pizza out of anger because the supervisor kept yelling at him.

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  • Trump leads aggressive, all-out GOP drive to save Kavanaugh

    Trump leads aggressive, all-out GOP drive to save Kavanaugh

    Monday, September 24 2018 2:52 AM EDT2018-09-24 06:52:33 GMT
    Tuesday, September 25 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-09-25 04:53:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Combat won out over caution. White House aides and congressio...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Combat won out over caution. White House aides and congressio...

    The new accusation came just a few hours after negotiators had reached an agreement to hold a public hearing Thursday for Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who accuses him of sexually assaulting her at a party when they were teenagers.

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    The new accusation came just a few hours after negotiators had reached an agreement to hold a public hearing Thursday for Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who accuses him of sexually assaulting her at a party when they were teenagers.

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  • Voter Registration Day events in Richmond County

    Voter Registration Day events in Richmond County

    Monday, September 24 2018 11:38 PM EDT2018-09-25 03:38:00 GMT
    (Source: WFXG)(Source: WFXG)
    (Source: WFXG)(Source: WFXG)

    Election Day is Nov. 6. To prepare for that, Augusta University and the Richmond County Board of Elections will be hosting voter registration events.

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    Election Day is Nov. 6. To prepare for that, Augusta University and the Richmond County Board of Elections will be hosting voter registration events.

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  • Alaska man charged with murder in 10-year-old girl's slaying

    Alaska man charged with murder in 10-year-old girl's slaying

    Monday, September 24 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-09-25 00:42:03 GMT
    Monday, September 24 2018 11:31 PM EDT2018-09-25 03:31:50 GMT

    An Alaska man has been charged with killing a 10-year-old girl who went missing for more than a week before her body was found near a remote Native village.

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    An Alaska man has been charged with killing a 10-year-old girl who went missing for more than a week before her body was found near a remote Native village.

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  • Michael Avenatti says he's representing a 3rd Kavanaugh accuser

    Michael Avenatti says he's representing a 3rd Kavanaugh accuser

    Sep 24, 2018 11:05 PM2018-09-25 03:05:00 GMT
    Avenatti said a third woman is ready to come forward to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. (Source: CNN)Avenatti said a third woman is ready to come forward to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. (Source: CNN)

    Avenatti said a third woman is ready to come forward to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

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    Avenatti said a third woman is ready to come forward to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

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  • Augusta man arrested for threats against Commission made on Facebook

    Augusta man arrested for threats against Commission made on Facebook

    Monday, September 24 2018 9:27 PM EDT2018-09-25 01:27:51 GMT
    James Palmer (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)James Palmer (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    An Augusta man has been arrested after investigators say he made threats against the Augusta Commission on Facebook. On Sept. 24, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office was notified by a member of the Commission about the alleged threat.

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    An Augusta man has been arrested after investigators say he made threats against the Augusta Commission on Facebook. On Sept. 24, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office was notified by a member of the Commission about the alleged threat.

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  • Kavanaugh makes defense in Fox News interview

    Kavanaugh makes defense in Fox News interview

    Monday, September 24 2018 8:52 PM EDT2018-09-25 00:52:05 GMT
    Brett Kavanaugh, with his wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh, answers questions during a FOX News interview, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Washington, about allegations of sexual misconduct against the Supreme Court nominee. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)Brett Kavanaugh, with his wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh, answers questions during a FOX News interview, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Washington, about allegations of sexual misconduct against the Supreme Court nominee. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    Brett Kavanaugh said he was "not going to let false accusations drive us out of this process" on Monday night in a Fox News interview.

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    Brett Kavanaugh said he was "not going to let false accusations drive us out of this process" on Monday night in a Fox News interview.

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  • 'More than 600 animals' found abandoned at NC site after Florence

    'More than 600 animals' found abandoned at NC site after Florence

    Monday, September 24 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-09-24 23:41:48 GMT
    Hundreds of animals were left to fend for themselves once Florence hit. (Source: WRAL/ K9 Global Rescue/CNN)Hundreds of animals were left to fend for themselves once Florence hit. (Source: WRAL/ K9 Global Rescue/CNN)

    Hundreds of animals were left to fend for themselves once Florence hit.

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    Hundreds of animals were left to fend for themselves once Florence hit.

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  • Breast-feeding could help babies maintain healthy weight, study says

    Breast-feeding could help babies maintain healthy weight, study says

    Monday, September 24 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018-09-24 23:33:52 GMT
    There could be a link between breast-feeding and slower weight gain for infants. (Source: CNN/STVP/Nine Media Corp.)There could be a link between breast-feeding and slower weight gain for infants. (Source: CNN/STVP/Nine Media Corp.)

    New research out of Canada shows that breast-feeding could help babies maintain a healthy weight as they grow into their toddler years.

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    New research out of Canada shows that breast-feeding could help babies maintain a healthy weight as they grow into their toddler years.

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  • Indonesian teenager survives 49 days adrift at sea

    Indonesian teenager survives 49 days adrift at sea

    Monday, September 24 2018 7:10 PM EDT2018-09-24 23:10:39 GMT
    (Source: CNN Indonesia)(Source: CNN Indonesia)
    An Indonesia teenager was rescued at sea after being adrift for 49 days on a small platform made of wood.
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    An Indonesia teenager was rescued at sea after being adrift for 49 days on a small platform made of wood.
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  • 'Hitler vs. Lennin': Peru voters will name one of them mayor

    'Hitler vs. Lennin': Peru voters will name one of them mayor

    Monday, September 24 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-09-24 20:34:00 GMT
    Fortunately for Peruvian voters, the two candidates are not the infamous fascist German dictator or Russian communist revolutionary. They just happen to share names with the historical figures. (Source: AP Photos)Fortunately for Peruvian voters, the two candidates are not the infamous fascist German dictator or Russian communist revolutionary. They just happen to share names with the historical figures. (Source: AP Photos)

    Fortunately for Peruvian voters, the two candidates are not the infamous fascist German dictator or Russian communist revolutionary. They just happen to share names with the historical figures.

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    Fortunately for Peruvian voters, the two candidates are not the infamous fascist German dictator or Russian communist revolutionary. They just happen to share names with the historical figures.

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  • UPDATE: Missing 18-year-old pregnant Edgefield Co. woman found safe

    UPDATE: Missing 18-year-old pregnant Edgefield Co. woman found safe

    Monday, September 24 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-09-24 18:16:00 GMT
    Kerrie Edgerly (source: Edgefield County Sheriff's Office)Kerrie Edgerly (source: Edgefield County Sheriff's Office)

    The missing 18- year-old Edgefield County woman, 36-weeks pregnant, has been found safe Monday morning.  .

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    The missing 18- year-old Edgefield County woman, 36-weeks pregnant, has been found safe Monday morning.  .

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  • Funeral arrangements announced for Venisha Brown, daughter of the late "Godfather of Soul" James Brown

    Funeral arrangements announced for Venisha Brown, daughter of the late "Godfather of Soul" James Brown

    Monday, September 24 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-09-24 17:33:05 GMT
    Venisha Brown, one of the daughters of the late James Brown, has died due to complications from pneumonia. (Source: James Brown Family Foundation)Venisha Brown, one of the daughters of the late James Brown, has died due to complications from pneumonia. (Source: James Brown Family Foundation)
    Venisha Brown, one of the daughters of the late James Brown, has died due to complications from pneumonia. (Source: James Brown Family Foundation)Venisha Brown, one of the daughters of the late James Brown, has died due to complications from pneumonia. (Source: James Brown Family Foundation)
    The James Brown Family Foundation has announced funeral arrangements for Venisha Brown.  Services will be held on October 5, 2018 at 1p.m. (EST) located at Carpentersville Baptist Church. The church is located at 415 Carpentersville Rd., North Augusta, South Carolina 29841. Click here for previous story.  Brown, who is one of the daughters of the late Godfather of Soul James Brown and the late Yvonne Fair (formerly of The Chantels) passed away on Sept. 19 due to comp...More >>
    The James Brown Family Foundation has announced funeral arrangements for Venisha Brown.  Services will be held on October 5, 2018 at 1p.m. (EST) located at Carpentersville Baptist Church. The church is located at 415 Carpentersville Rd., North Augusta, South Carolina 29841. Click here for previous story.  Brown, who is one of the daughters of the late Godfather of Soul James Brown and the late Yvonne Fair (formerly of The Chantels) passed away on Sept. 19 due to comp...More >>
  • Venisha Brown, daughter of the Godfather of Soul, dead at 53

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

    Monday, September 24 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-09-24 16:18:46 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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  • Aiken County: Inmate found dead and alone in cell, SLED investigation underway

    Aiken County: Inmate found dead and alone in cell, SLED investigation underway

    Monday, September 24 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-09-24 16:16:40 GMT
    Dozens arrested in investigation operation; Source: WFXGDozens arrested in investigation operation; Source: WFXG
    Dozens arrested in investigation operation; Source: WFXGDozens arrested in investigation operation; Source: WFXG
    The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, SLED, and the Aiken County Coroner’s Office are investigating an inmate’s death at the Aiken County Detention Center Monday morning. According to the Coroner,  Harry Smith was arrested the night before, on September 23 at a Clearwater Motel, for gross intoxication and disorderly conduct. The 46-year-old inmate from  Blythe GA was found in his holding cell unresponsive at 4:45 am.  ...More >>
    The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, SLED, and the Aiken County Coroner’s Office are investigating an inmate’s death at the Aiken County Detention Center Monday morning. According to the Coroner,  Harry Smith was arrested the night before, on September 23 at a Clearwater Motel, for gross intoxication and disorderly conduct. The 46-year-old inmate from  Blythe GA was found in his holding cell unresponsive at 4:45 am.  ...More >>
  • Weighing whether to can Rosenstein, Trump tuned in TV hosts

    Weighing whether to can Rosenstein, Trump tuned in TV hosts

    Monday, September 24 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-09-24 05:32:09 GMT
    Monday, September 24 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-09-24 15:56:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump gestures as he arrives at Springfield-Branson National Airport before attending a campaign rally in Springfield, Mo. Trump polled staff, called his outside n...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump gestures as he arrives at Springfield-Branson National Airport before attending a campaign rally in Springfield, Mo. Trump polled staff, called his outside n...

    Trump turned to favorite TV hosts while deciding whether to fire Justice Department official.

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    Trump turned to favorite TV hosts while deciding whether to fire Justice Department official.

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  • CSRA Transition Fair

    CSRA Transition Fair

    Monday, September 24 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-09-24 15:23:09 GMT
    Richmond County Schools (WFXG)Richmond County Schools (WFXG)
    Richmond County Schools (WFXG)Richmond County Schools (WFXG)

    The Richmond County School System Departments of Special Education and Support Services, in partnership with Augusta University, East Georgia GLRS, Vocational Rehabilitation Program, and the Columbia County Board of Education Department of Special Services, will be holding the CSRA Transition Fair.

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    The Richmond County School System Departments of Special Education and Support Services, in partnership with Augusta University, East Georgia GLRS, Vocational Rehabilitation Program, and the Columbia County Board of Education Department of Special Services, will be holding the CSRA Transition Fair.

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  • UPDATE: Coroner identifies victim in crash at Mike Padgett Hwy and Horseshoe Rd.

    UPDATE: Coroner identifies victim in crash at Mike Padgett Hwy and Horseshoe Rd.

    Monday, September 24 2018 10:06 AM EDT2018-09-24 14:06:17 GMT
    Mike Padgett Highway and Horseshoe Rd, SCMike Padgett Highway and Horseshoe Rd, SC

    Richmond County Sheriff's Office confirms a crash at Mike Padgett Highway and Horseshoe Road. More details are forthcoming.  You may want to take an alternate Route.  Stay with FOX 54 as we gather more information on injuries involved. Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.

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    Richmond County Sheriff's Office confirms a crash at Mike Padgett Highway and Horseshoe Road. More details are forthcoming.  You may want to take an alternate Route.  Stay with FOX 54 as we gather more information on injuries involved. Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.

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  • Weather on the Road: Evans

    Weather on the Road: Evans

    Monday, September 24 2018 7:43 AM EDT2018-09-24 11:43:45 GMT
    9.24.18 Weather on the Road - Evans (WFXG)9.24.18 Weather on the Road - Evans (WFXG)
    9.24.18 Weather on the Road - Evans (WFXG)9.24.18 Weather on the Road - Evans (WFXG)

    First Alert meteorologist Pierce Legeion was out and about this morning for Weather on the Road in Evans. Monday Forecast: More clouds with a better chance for showers and storms and highs in the 80's.

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    First Alert meteorologist Pierce Legeion was out and about this morning for Weather on the Road in Evans. Monday Forecast: More clouds with a better chance for showers and storms and highs in the 80's.

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  • Ironman 70.3 makes its way to Augusta

    Ironman 70.3 makes its way to Augusta

    Monday, September 24 2018 7:24 AM EDT2018-09-24 11:24:24 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...

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    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...

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  • Man found shot to death inside vehicle on Melody Drive

    Man found shot to death inside vehicle on Melody Drive

    Monday, September 24 2018 7:17 AM EDT2018-09-24 11:17:05 GMT
    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. 

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    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. 

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

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

    Monday, September 24 2018 7:04 AM EDT2018-09-24 11:04:13 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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  • TSA pre-check enrollment begins Monday at SAV/HHI Int'l Airport

    TSA pre-check enrollment begins Monday at SAV/HHI Int'l Airport

    Monday, September 24 2018 6:40 AM EDT2018-09-24 10:40:02 GMT
    The Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport announced a Transportation Security Administration Pre Enrollment Event that will begin on Monday. The event is scheduled through Oct. 5 and allows participating fliers to experience a more efficient airport screening process by using dedicated security lanes that don’t require removing shoes, light jackets, and belts. Fliers can also leave laptops and certain liquids in carry-on bags. “TSA Pre Check is $85 and it’s go...More >>
    The Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport announced a Transportation Security Administration Pre Enrollment Event that will begin on Monday. The event is scheduled through Oct. 5 and allows participating fliers to experience a more efficient airport screening process by using dedicated security lanes that don’t require removing shoes, light jackets, and belts. Fliers can also leave laptops and certain liquids in carry-on bags. “TSA Pre Check is $85 and it’s go...More >>
  • Pregnant woman taken in North Augusta home invasion

    Pregnant woman taken in North Augusta home invasion

    Monday, September 24 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-09-24 10:20:22 GMT
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 >>
  • '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 >>
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • People & Places with Pierce: Night In Boxes

    People & Places with Pierce: Night In Boxes

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-09-19 18:25:10 GMT
    People & Places with Pierce: Night In Boxes - Aiken (WFXG)People & Places with Pierce: Night In Boxes - Aiken (WFXG)

    An Aiken couple is offering a different spin on date night. “Night In Boxes was kind of born out of a need for my husband and I,” said Megan Pruitt.

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    An Aiken couple is offering a different spin on date night. “Night In Boxes was kind of born out of a need for my husband and I,” said Megan Pruitt.

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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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  • 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 >>
  • Commission will host meeting weeks away from decision for EMS Zone

    Commission will host meeting weeks away from decision for EMS Zone

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-09-19 02:16:16 GMT
    In several months, Augusta – Richmond County will find out if it will be awarded as the zone provider by the EMS Council. It would allow the city to take control of ambulance services. The City says it would also cut down on the response time it takes ambulances responding to emergencies. Less than a month away from the deadline to submit a bid to be the zone provider, Augusta – Richmond County Commissioners still have questions.   "Are we going ...More >>
    In several months, Augusta – Richmond County will find out if it will be awarded as the zone provider by the EMS Council. It would allow the city to take control of ambulance services. The City says it would also cut down on the response time it takes ambulances responding to emergencies. Less than a month away from the deadline to submit a bid to be the zone provider, Augusta – Richmond County Commissioners still have questions.   "Are we going ...More >>
  • Ford wants FBI investigation into Kavanaugh allegation before testifying, attorney says

    Ford wants FBI investigation into Kavanaugh allegation before testifying, attorney says

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-09-19 01:34:08 GMT

    Christine Blasey Ford's attorneys sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee that stressed “an FBI investigation of the incident should be the first step in addressing her allegations.”

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    Christine Blasey Ford's attorneys sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee that stressed “an FBI investigation of the incident should be the first step in addressing her allegations.”

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  • Texas education board endorses nixing figures like Hillary Clinton, keeping Moses

    Texas education board endorses nixing figures like Hillary Clinton, keeping Moses

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-09-18 23:11:55 GMT

    The Texas education board has been considering hundreds of recommendations on whether to keep historical figures and events in the school plan.

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    The Texas education board has been considering hundreds of recommendations on whether to keep historical figures and events in the school plan.

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  • No, Anderson Cooper was not exaggerating Florence flood levels

    No, Anderson Cooper was not exaggerating Florence flood levels

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-09-18 21:32:10 GMT

    The CNN anchor reached his breaking point over the weekend when former Trump administration official Gavin J. Smith made a claim that Cooper was exaggerating flood levels during Hurricane Florence coverage.

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    The CNN anchor reached his breaking point over the weekend when former Trump administration official Gavin J. Smith made a claim that Cooper was exaggerating flood levels during Hurricane Florence coverage.

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  • 'You can stand up': Irish man, 83, fights off would-be betting shop robbers

    'You can stand up': Irish man, 83, fights off would-be betting shop robbers

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-09-18 20:28:06 GMT

    The man, a grandfather named Denis O’Connor, was caught on camera doing his part to thwart the robbery of a betting shop on Saturday outside Cork.

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    The man, a grandfather named Denis O’Connor, was caught on camera doing his part to thwart the robbery of a betting shop on Saturday outside Cork.

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  • Bert and Ernie are puppets and have no sexual orientation, Sesame Workshop tweets

    Bert and Ernie are puppets and have no sexual orientation, Sesame Workshop tweets

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 4:10 PM EDT2018-09-18 20:10:40 GMT
    A former writer says he wrote Bert and Ernie as a couple. He worked on the show for 15 years. (Source: AP)A former writer says he wrote Bert and Ernie as a couple. He worked on the show for 15 years. (Source: AP)

    The debate rages on - are Bert and Ernie gay? A former writer says yes, the show says puppets have no sexual orientation.

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    The debate rages on - are Bert and Ernie gay? A former writer says yes, the show says puppets have no sexual orientation.

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  • New legislation will help lower opioid use in Burke County

    New legislation will help lower opioid use in Burke County

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-09-18 18:41:53 GMT
    New legislation will help lower opioid use in Burke County (WFXG)New legislation will help lower opioid use in Burke County (WFXG)

    The Senate passed bi-partisan legislation to curb the opioid epidemic. The plan requires special packaging for prescription opioids and pushes for more development of non-addictive painkillers. It will also force the post office to crack down on drug shipments.

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    The Senate passed bi-partisan legislation to curb the opioid epidemic. The plan requires special packaging for prescription opioids and pushes for more development of non-addictive painkillers. It will also force the post office to crack down on drug shipments.

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  • Mom makes son wear 'I am a bully' shirt to school

    Mom makes son wear 'I am a bully' shirt to school

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-09-18 18:40:57 GMT
    A Texas mom made her fifth grader son wear the 'bully' shirt to school to teach him a lesson. (Source: Parent/KTRK/CNN)A Texas mom made her fifth grader son wear the 'bully' shirt to school to teach him a lesson. (Source: Parent/KTRK/CNN)

    The fifth grader was calling other boys "stupid" and "idiot," the mom said. She used the shirt to send him a message.

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    The fifth grader was calling other boys "stupid" and "idiot," the mom said. She used the shirt to send him a message.

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  • Trump imposes tariffs on $200B more of Chinese goods

    Trump imposes tariffs on $200B more of Chinese goods

    Monday, September 17 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-09-17 22:57:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-09-18 18:30:00 GMT
    The tariffs will start at 10 percent and rise to 25 percent starting Jan. 1. (Source: AP Photo/Ben Margot)The tariffs will start at 10 percent and rise to 25 percent starting Jan. 1. (Source: AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Trump intensifies trade war by imposing tariffs on $200B more of China goods starting next week.

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    Trump intensifies trade war by imposing tariffs on $200B more of China goods starting next week.

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  • Woman haunted by children singing creepily in the dead of the night for months

    Woman haunted by children singing creepily in the dead of the night for months

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:34 PM EDT2018-09-18 17:34:51 GMT

    A woman woke up in the middle of the night to children singing nursery rhymes. For months. And always at night.

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    A woman woke up in the middle of the night to children singing nursery rhymes. For months. And always at night.

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  • 2018 Toy Hall of Fame nominees: Which ones did you play with?

    2018 Toy Hall of Fame nominees: Which ones did you play with?

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-09-18 17:06:27 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:16 PM EDT2018-09-18 17:16:38 GMT
    These 12 toys have entertained kids for generations and only a couple will make the cut. (Source: National Toy Hall of Fame)These 12 toys have entertained kids for generations and only a couple will make the cut. (Source: National Toy Hall of Fame)

    These 12 toys have entertained kids for generations and only a couple will make the cut. 

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    These 12 toys have entertained kids for generations and only a couple will make the cut. 

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  • Tudor Branch second entrance opening postponed

    Tudor Branch second entrance opening postponed

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-09-18 17:03:29 GMT

    Heavy rain in the area has caused a delay in completing and opening a Columbia County road. The second Tudor Branch entrance was expected to be completed this month. 

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    Heavy rain in the area has caused a delay in completing and opening a Columbia County road. The second Tudor Branch entrance was expected to be completed this month. 

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  • Airsoft pistol found in Columbia County school

    Airsoft pistol found in Columbia County school

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-09-18 16:58:40 GMT

    Tuesday morning a weapon was found in a Columbia County school.  The Columbia County Sheriff's office responded to and after searching they found an airsoft pistol.  

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    Tuesday morning a weapon was found in a Columbia County school.  The Columbia County Sheriff's office responded to and after searching they found an airsoft pistol.  

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  • Richmond County School System hosts PIE program breakfast

    Richmond County School System hosts PIE program breakfast

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 9:49 AM EDT2018-09-18 13:49:31 GMT

    Tuesday, Richmond County School System held their Part ners in Education (PIE) Breakfast. This is a time where sponsors, school leaders and district leaders came together to build their relationships.   

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    Tuesday, Richmond County School System held their Part ners in Education (PIE) Breakfast. This is a time where sponsors, school leaders and district leaders came together to build their relationships.   

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  • Hearing sets up dramatic showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser

    Hearing sets up dramatic showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser

    Monday, September 17 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-09-17 04:49:22 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:10 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:10:08 GMT
    President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, listens to a question during the third round of questioning on the third day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, listens to a question during the third round of questioning on the third day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    The accusation raised the prospect of congressional Republicans defending President Donald Trump's nominee ahead of midterm elections.

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    The accusation raised the prospect of congressional Republicans defending President Donald Trump's nominee ahead of midterm elections.

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  • Trump declassifies documents related to FBI Russia probe

    Trump declassifies documents related to FBI Russia probe

    Monday, September 17 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-09-17 22:07:50 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:57 AM EDT2018-09-18 05:57:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting of the President's National Council of the American Worker in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting of the President's National Council of the American Worker in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Washington.

    President Donald Trump is declassifying a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation.

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    President Donald Trump is declassifying a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation.

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  • US slashes number of refugees to 30,000 for next year

    US slashes number of refugees to 30,000 for next year

    Monday, September 17 2018 5:48 PM EDT2018-09-17 21:48:32 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-09-18 05:20:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks about refugees as he makes a statement to the media Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the State Department in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks about refugees as he makes a statement to the media Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the State Department in Washington.

    The Trump administration is cutting the number of refugees allowed into the United States next year to 30,000.

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    The Trump administration is cutting the number of refugees allowed into the United States next year to 30,000.

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  • 'It looks like they're in jail': TX students in detention wear orange shirts, clean windows

    'It looks like they're in jail': TX students in detention wear orange shirts, clean windows

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-09-18 05:02:25 GMT

    The superintendent stopped the practice, saying staff didn’t get it approved by the district, and students will return to serving detention in a classroom setting.

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    The superintendent stopped the practice, saying staff didn’t get it approved by the district, and students will return to serving detention in a classroom setting.

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  • Building fire sends huge plume of smoke over Los Angeles

    Building fire sends huge plume of smoke over Los Angeles

    Monday, September 17 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-09-18 03:54:23 GMT

    The Los Angeles Fire Department put out a notice that 150 firefighters had been sent to a “heavy fire within a two-story ‘L’ shaped commercial building.”

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    The Los Angeles Fire Department put out a notice that 150 firefighters had been sent to a “heavy fire within a two-story ‘L’ shaped commercial building.”

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  • Resources sent out from CSRA to help those impacted by Florence

    Resources sent out from CSRA to help those impacted by Florence

    Monday, September 17 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-09-18 02:27:37 GMT

    In the CSRA, the impact from Florence is no longer a threat, but local agencies are sending help to the Carolina's. The Red Cross of Augusta tells us more than 30 response vehicles are going to the coast to assist.

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    In the CSRA, the impact from Florence is no longer a threat, but local agencies are sending help to the Carolina's. The Red Cross of Augusta tells us more than 30 response vehicles are going to the coast to assist.

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  • 6 children, 1 adult injured by camel at Pittsburgh circus

    6 children, 1 adult injured by camel at Pittsburgh circus

    Monday, September 17 2018 10:17 PM EDT2018-09-18 02:17:33 GMT

    The circus chairman said this was the first incident in 69 years and they are ready to handle it and move forward.

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    The circus chairman said this was the first incident in 69 years and they are ready to handle it and move forward.

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  • USC Aiken declares Constitution Week

    USC Aiken declares Constitution Week

    Monday, September 17 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-09-18 02:15:42 GMT
    USC Aiken observes Constitution Week (WFXG)USC Aiken observes Constitution Week (WFXG)

    USC Aiken is taking Constitution Day and Citizenship Day to another level, dedicating this week as Constitution Week.

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    USC Aiken is taking Constitution Day and Citizenship Day to another level, dedicating this week as Constitution Week.

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  • Flying goats in Wash. as officials try to remove animals mad for human sweat and urine

    Flying goats in Wash. as officials try to remove animals mad for human sweat and urine

    Monday, September 17 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-09-18 01:22:58 GMT

    Wildlife officials are hoping to capture half of the roughly 725 mountain goats living in the area.

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    Wildlife officials are hoping to capture half of the roughly 725 mountain goats living in the area.

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  • Manhunt underway for shooting suspect in Aiken County

    Manhunt underway for shooting suspect in Aiken County

    Monday, September 17 2018 9:20 PM EDT2018-09-18 01:20:17 GMT
    Brandon Donnell Jackson (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)Brandon Donnell Jackson (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)

    The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting near Wagener. According to Capt. Eric Abdullah, the shooting began as a domestic argument between 30-year-old Brandon Donnell Jackson and his girlfriend.

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    The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting near Wagener. According to Capt. Eric Abdullah, the shooting began as a domestic argument between 30-year-old Brandon Donnell Jackson and his girlfriend.

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  • Florence's deluge raises death toll to 32

    Florence's deluge raises death toll to 32

    Monday, September 17 2018 8:14 PM EDT2018-09-18 00:14:07 GMT

    Historic and likely catastrophic flooding is expected, as dams and levees threaten to fail and rivers have not yet crested across the Carolinas.

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    Historic and likely catastrophic flooding is expected, as dams and levees threaten to fail and rivers have not yet crested across the Carolinas.

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  • Aiken woman reflects on happiness and health on her 103rd birthday

    Aiken woman reflects on happiness and health on her 103rd birthday

    Monday, September 17 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-09-18 00:13:30 GMT
    Mary Boyd turned 103 on September 17th 2018Mary Boyd turned 103 on September 17th 2018
    Mary Boyd turned 103 on September 17th 2018Mary Boyd turned 103 on September 17th 2018

    Meet Mary Boyd, the 103-year-old birthday girl! This North Augusta transplant hails from Music City, USA: Nashville Tennessee.  Mary grew up during the Great Depression where she learned the value of being thrifty.

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    Meet Mary Boyd, the 103-year-old birthday girl! This North Augusta transplant hails from Music City, USA: Nashville Tennessee.  Mary grew up during the Great Depression where she learned the value of being thrifty.

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  • We've been mispronouncing Ariana Grande and Chrissy Teigen's names this whole time

    We've been mispronouncing Ariana Grande and Chrissy Teigen's names this whole time

    Monday, September 17 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-09-17 22:38:12 GMT
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) FILE - In this June 2, 2018 file photo., Ariana Grande performs at Wango Tango at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles.(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) FILE - In this June 2, 2018 file photo., Ariana Grande performs at Wango Tango at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles.

    Whether or not the correct pronunciations of their names will catch on remains to be seen. Grande seems far too kind to correct you and Teigen has said she gave up correcting people a long time ago.

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    Whether or not the correct pronunciations of their names will catch on remains to be seen. Grande seems far too kind to correct you and Teigen has said she gave up correcting people a long time ago.

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  • 'This is how I'm dying': Hunter recalls surviving deadly bear attack

    'This is how I'm dying': Hunter recalls surviving deadly bear attack

    Monday, September 17 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-09-17 22:28:46 GMT
    A Florida man speaks about surviving a bear attack that killed his hunting guide. (Source: WESH/Corey Chubon/CNN)A Florida man speaks about surviving a bear attack that killed his hunting guide. (Source: WESH/Corey Chubon/CNN)

    A Florida man speaks about surviving a bear attack that killed his hunting guide.

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    A Florida man speaks about surviving a bear attack that killed his hunting guide.

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  • Casket thrown out with the garbage in Akron; here's what was inside

    Casket thrown out with the garbage in Akron; here's what was inside

    Monday, September 17 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-09-17 20:15:59 GMT

    Heather Bailey posted the picture of the lonely casket on Facebook and it has gone viral with more than 1,000 shares.

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    Heather Bailey posted the picture of the lonely casket on Facebook and it has gone viral with more than 1,000 shares.

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  • Manafort plea deal raises key question: What does he know?

    Manafort plea deal raises key question: What does he know?

    Saturday, September 15 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-09-15 04:25:49 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-09-17 17:20:32 GMT

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded guilty Friday to two federal crimes after cutting a deal with prosecutors and agreeing to cooperate with the special counsel's Russia probe.

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    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded guilty Friday to two federal crimes after cutting a deal with prosecutors and agreeing to cooperate with the special counsel's Russia probe.

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  • Temporary Road Closure on Faircloth Drive in Columbia County

    Temporary Road Closure on Faircloth Drive in Columbia County

    Monday, September 17 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-09-17 15:44:43 GMT
    Temporary Road Closure on Faircloth Drive in Columbia County (Source: WFXG File Images)Temporary Road Closure on Faircloth Drive in Columbia County (Source: WFXG File Images)
    Temporary Road Closure on Faircloth Drive in Columbia County (Source: WFXG File Images)Temporary Road Closure on Faircloth Drive in Columbia County (Source: WFXG File Images)

    Columbia County announces a temporary road closure on Faircloth Drive at Government Center Way. The closure will start at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 until 5 p.m. on Friday, September 21, 2018.

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    Columbia County announces a temporary road closure on Faircloth Drive at Government Center Way. The closure will start at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 until 5 p.m. on Friday, September 21, 2018.

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  • Columbia County Sheriff's Office needs your help identifying a suspect

    Columbia County Sheriff's Office needs your help identifying a suspect

    Monday, September 17 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-09-17 15:42:14 GMT
    Man wanted for credit card fraud (Source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)Man wanted for credit card fraud (Source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)
    Man wanted for credit card fraud (Source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)Man wanted for credit card fraud (Source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)
    On July 11, 2018, the man in the pictures attached used a stolen credit card to make a purchase at the Walmart located on Bobby Jones Expressway. The credit card was stolen from a wallet that was left at a store in Richmond County. Please contact Investigator John Hensley of the Criminal Investigations Division if you recognize this man at 706-541-1044 or  jhensley@columbiacountyso.org. More >>
    On July 11, 2018, the man in the pictures attached used a stolen credit card to make a purchase at the Walmart located on Bobby Jones Expressway. The credit card was stolen from a wallet that was left at a store in Richmond County. Please contact Investigator John Hensley of the Criminal Investigations Division if you recognize this man at 706-541-1044 or  jhensley@columbiacountyso.org. More >>
  • Doctors Hospital to hold ribbon cutting for $21.8 Million ER expansion

    Doctors Hospital to hold ribbon cutting for $21.8 Million ER expansion

    Monday, September 17 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-09-17 15:25:22 GMT
    Doctors Hospital to hold ribbon cutting for $21.8 Million ER expansion (SOURCE: WFXG)Doctors Hospital to hold ribbon cutting for $21.8 Million ER expansion (SOURCE: WFXG)

    Doctor Hospital will hold a ribbon cutting for their Emergency Department expansion on Tuesday, September 18. The event will also have health screenings and a teddy bear clinic in the new Pediatric ER. Doctors Hospital says the new ER is a larger, more efficient space with more treatment rooms.

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    Doctor Hospital will hold a ribbon cutting for their Emergency Department expansion on Tuesday, September 18. The event will also have health screenings and a teddy bear clinic in the new Pediatric ER. Doctors Hospital says the new ER is a larger, more efficient space with more treatment rooms.

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  • Augusta Animal Emergency collecting items for displaced animals

    Augusta Animal Emergency collecting items for displaced animals

    Monday, September 17 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-09-17 15:16:17 GMT

    The impact of Hurricane Florence has left some animals displaced and in need.  Augusta Animal Emergency employees are collecting various items to help these animals.  

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    The impact of Hurricane Florence has left some animals displaced and in need.  Augusta Animal Emergency employees are collecting various items to help these animals.  

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  • UPDATE: I-20 EB near mile marker 185 LANES OPEN

    UPDATE: I-20 EB near mile marker 185 LANES OPEN

    Monday, September 17 2018 11:06 AM EDT2018-09-17 15:06:33 GMT

    I-20 Eastbound at Mile Marker 185 is shut down due to an accident. There are minor injuries reported. FOX 54 reporter Jasmine Anderson is headed to the scene now, stay tuned as we bring you more information. Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.

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    I-20 Eastbound at Mile Marker 185 is shut down due to an accident. There are minor injuries reported. FOX 54 reporter Jasmine Anderson is headed to the scene now, stay tuned as we bring you more information. Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.

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  • Body recovered of 1-year-old swept away in floodwaters in NC

    Body recovered of 1-year-old swept away in floodwaters in NC

    Monday, September 17 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-09-17 15:04:31 GMT

    The child was swept from his mother's arms as their vehicle was overtaken by floodwater.

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    The child was swept from his mother's arms as their vehicle was overtaken by floodwater.

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  • Aiken Dept. of Public Safety needs your help locating a man on outstanding warrants

    Aiken Dept. of Public Safety needs your help locating a man on outstanding warrants

    Monday, September 17 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-09-17 13:32:13 GMT
    Carter is wanted on multiple warrants including Burgulary in the 2nd Degree, Larceny and Resisting Arrest. (Source: WFXG)Carter is wanted on multiple warrants including Burgulary in the 2nd Degree, Larceny and Resisting Arrest. (Source: WFXG)
    Carter is wanted on multiple warrants including Burgulary in the 2nd Degree, Larceny and Resisting Arrest. (Source: WFXG)Carter is wanted on multiple warrants including Burgulary in the 2nd Degree, Larceny and Resisting Arrest. (Source: WFXG)
    The Aiken Department of Public Safety needs your help locating 32-year-old Domonic Kentrell Carter of Aiken, SC. Carter has current outstanding warrants for Burglary in the 2nd Degree, Larceny, and Resisting Arrest.   On August 8th, officers responded to a suspicious persons call around 7 a.m in the Dupont Landing neighborhood.   When arriving, a male was observed carrying items from a residence. When approached by officers, he fled the area on foot.  ...More >>
    The Aiken Department of Public Safety needs your help locating 32-year-old Domonic Kentrell Carter of Aiken, SC. Carter has current outstanding warrants for Burglary in the 2nd Degree, Larceny, and Resisting Arrest.   On August 8th, officers responded to a suspicious persons call around 7 a.m in the Dupont Landing neighborhood.   When arriving, a male was observed carrying items from a residence. When approached by officers, he fled the area on foot.  ...More >>
  • TRAFFIC ALERT: Hereford Farms Rd at Canterbury Dr

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Hereford Farms Rd at Canterbury Dr

    Monday, September 17 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-09-17 13:16:28 GMT

    Monday morning there was an accident reported involving two vehicles at Hereford Farms Road and Canterbury Drive. Following the accident, an 18-wheeler driving down Hereford Farms Road tore down the power lines. Minor injuries have been reported. One lane is open.  Stay with FOX 54 as a crew is headed to the scene now. Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.

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    Monday morning there was an accident reported involving two vehicles at Hereford Farms Road and Canterbury Drive. Following the accident, an 18-wheeler driving down Hereford Farms Road tore down the power lines. Minor injuries have been reported. One lane is open.  Stay with FOX 54 as a crew is headed to the scene now. Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.

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  • Weather on the Road: North Augusta

    Weather on the Road: North Augusta

    Monday, September 17 2018 7:45 AM EDT2018-09-17 11:45:36 GMT
    9.17.18 Weather on the Road - North Augusta (WFXG)9.17.18 Weather on the Road - North Augusta (WFXG)
    9.17.18 Weather on the Road - North Augusta (WFXG)9.17.18 Weather on the Road - North Augusta (WFXG)

    First Alert meteorologist Pierce Legeion was on the road Monday morning from Riverview Park in North Augusta for Weather on the Road. Monday Forecast: Sunny and hot with the chance for an afternoon storm and highs in the 90's.

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    First Alert meteorologist Pierce Legeion was on the road Monday morning from Riverview Park in North Augusta for Weather on the Road. Monday Forecast: Sunny and hot with the chance for an afternoon storm and highs in the 90's.

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  • Family hospitalized after high winds flip truck and trailer to flip on I-20

    Family hospitalized after high winds flip truck and trailer to flip on I-20

    Monday, September 17 2018 7:38 AM EDT2018-09-17 11:38:49 GMT
    Crash on I-20 in Augusta 9/15/18 (WFXG)Crash on I-20 in Augusta 9/15/18 (WFXG)

    A family was hospitalized Saturday night after being involved in a crash on I-20. The crash happened near exit 195 in Augusta. The truck carrying four members of the family and hauling a trailer flipped over.

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    A family was hospitalized Saturday night after being involved in a crash on I-20. The crash happened near exit 195 in Augusta. The truck carrying four members of the family and hauling a trailer flipped over.

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  • The 38th Annual Arts in the Heart Festival wrapped up after three successful days

    The 38th Annual Arts in the Heart Festival wrapped up after three successful days

    Monday, September 17 2018 7:19 AM EDT2018-09-17 11:19:51 GMT
    Arts in the Heart Festival in downtown Augusta (WFXG)Arts in the Heart Festival in downtown Augusta (WFXG)

    The 38th annual Arts in the Heart Festival wrapped up in downtown Augusta after three days of performers, artists and food vendors sharing their creativity and cultures. Vendors and community members say that sharing these parts of Augusta with those who come out is why this festival is so special. Shahnaz, who worked at the Yemen tent, said, "Lots of people, they don't know what Augusta is." She said that having this festival shows people that.  Earlier in the week, c...

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    The 38th annual Arts in the Heart Festival wrapped up in downtown Augusta after three days of performers, artists and food vendors sharing their creativity and cultures. Vendors and community members say that sharing these parts of Augusta with those who come out is why this festival is so special. Shahnaz, who worked at the Yemen tent, said, "Lots of people, they don't know what Augusta is." She said that having this festival shows people that.  Earlier in the week, c...

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  • The Latest: Feinstein rejects follow-up calls on Kavanaugh

    The Latest: Feinstein rejects follow-up calls on Kavanaugh

    Sunday, September 16 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-09-16 18:26:44 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 1:38 AM EDT2018-09-17 05:38:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Kavanaugh is denying a sexual misconduct allegation from when he was in high sch...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kavanaugh is denying a sexual misconduct allegation from when he was in high sch...

    The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when they were teenagers has come forward to The Washington Post.

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    The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when they were teenagers has come forward to The Washington Post.

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  • Early morning fire in the 2200 block of Hollis Drive

    Early morning fire in the 2200 block of Hollis Drive

    Wednesday, September 26 2018 6:35 AM EDT2018-09-26 10:35:32 GMT
    A house fire in the 2200 block of Hollis Drive and Second Ave. broke out on Wednesday morning. (WFXG)A house fire in the 2200 block of Hollis Drive and Second Ave. broke out on Wednesday morning. (WFXG)
    A house fire in the 2200 block of Hollis Drive and Second Ave. broke out on Wednesday morning. (WFXG)A house fire in the 2200 block of Hollis Drive and Second Ave. broke out on Wednesday morning. (WFXG)
    There was a house fire in the 2200 block of Hollis Drive and Second Ave in Richmond County on Wednesday morning, no one was home at the time.  The call came in around 5:10 am. The fire was isolated to the living room area and is not considered a total loss. Crews are headed to the scene now.  Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
    There was a house fire in the 2200 block of Hollis Drive and Second Ave in Richmond County on Wednesday morning, no one was home at the time.  The call came in around 5:10 am. The fire was isolated to the living room area and is not considered a total loss. Crews are headed to the scene now.  Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
  • No vote is made for ambulance services vendors for city

    No vote is made for ambulance services vendors for city

    Wednesday, September 26 2018 6:16 AM EDT2018-09-26 10:16:14 GMT

    On Tuesday, Augusta - Richmond County Commissioners were supposed to make a decision from 3 vendors who were interested in providing ambulance services to the city. But the item was deleted off the committee agenda and the process will start back over according to officials. On Friday, 5 companies placed a bid but two were found non-compliant because they didn’t turn in the proper documents. With the process now starting over, any company can apply again. Chris James "Any...

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    On Tuesday, Augusta - Richmond County Commissioners were supposed to make a decision from 3 vendors who were interested in providing ambulance services to the city. But the item was deleted off the committee agenda and the process will start back over according to officials. On Friday, 5 companies placed a bid but two were found non-compliant because they didn’t turn in the proper documents. With the process now starting over, any company can apply again. Chris James "Any...

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  • Vigil held for three-year-old who accidentally shot himself

    Vigil held for three-year-old who accidentally shot himself

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 11:15 PM EDT2018-09-26 03:15:18 GMT
    McKinley "Booney" Chavous IV (WFXG)McKinley "Booney" Chavous IV (WFXG)
    McKinley "Booney" Chavous IV (WFXG)McKinley "Booney" Chavous IV (WFXG)

    A vigil was held on Oxpens Road in Warrenville on Tuesday, September 25, at 8:30 p.m. to honor the three-year-old toddler who lost his life after accidentally shooting himself on Monday, September 24. The three-year-old is named McKinley "Booney" Chavous IV, and his yard on Oxpens Road was completely filled with people, even pouring out onto the street, for the vigil. His family members say that as they were arriving for the vigil, they couldn't believe the outpour of suppo...

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    A vigil was held on Oxpens Road in Warrenville on Tuesday, September 25, at 8:30 p.m. to honor the three-year-old toddler who lost his life after accidentally shooting himself on Monday, September 24. The three-year-old is named McKinley "Booney" Chavous IV, and his yard on Oxpens Road was completely filled with people, even pouring out onto the street, for the vigil. His family members say that as they were arriving for the vigil, they couldn't believe the outpour of suppo...

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  • CSRA Transition Fair

    CSRA Transition Fair

    Monday, September 24 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-09-24 15:23:09 GMT
    Richmond County Schools (WFXG)Richmond County Schools (WFXG)
    Richmond County Schools (WFXG)Richmond County Schools (WFXG)

    The Richmond County School System Departments of Special Education and Support Services, in partnership with Augusta University, East Georgia GLRS, Vocational Rehabilitation Program, and the Columbia County Board of Education Department of Special Services, will be holding the CSRA Transition Fair.

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    The Richmond County School System Departments of Special Education and Support Services, in partnership with Augusta University, East Georgia GLRS, Vocational Rehabilitation Program, and the Columbia County Board of Education Department of Special Services, will be holding the CSRA Transition Fair.

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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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  • Doctors Hospital in Augusta breaks ground on multimillion dollar expansion

    Doctors Hospital in Augusta breaks ground on multimillion dollar expansion

    Monday, July 3 2017 11:26 AM EDT2017-07-03 15:26:07 GMT
    WFXGWFXG

    Doctors Hospital is set to launch a $19.8 million expansion in July.  The hospital kicked-off the Emergency Department Expansion project with a groundbreaking Monday morning. The 14-month project will create a larger

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    Doctors Hospital is set to launch a $19.8 million expansion in July.  The hospital kicked-off the Emergency Department Expansion project with a groundbreaking Monday morning. The 14-month project will create a larger

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  • Funeral arrangements announced for Venisha Brown, daughter of the late "Godfather of Soul" James Brown

    Funeral arrangements announced for Venisha Brown, daughter of the late "Godfather of Soul" James Brown

    Monday, September 24 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-09-24 17:33:05 GMT
    Venisha Brown, one of the daughters of the late James Brown, has died due to complications from pneumonia. (Source: James Brown Family Foundation)Venisha Brown, one of the daughters of the late James Brown, has died due to complications from pneumonia. (Source: James Brown Family Foundation)
    Venisha Brown, one of the daughters of the late James Brown, has died due to complications from pneumonia. (Source: James Brown Family Foundation)Venisha Brown, one of the daughters of the late James Brown, has died due to complications from pneumonia. (Source: James Brown Family Foundation)
    The James Brown Family Foundation has announced funeral arrangements for Venisha Brown.  Services will be held on October 5, 2018 at 1p.m. (EST) located at Carpentersville Baptist Church. The church is located at 415 Carpentersville Rd., North Augusta, South Carolina 29841. Click here for previous story.  Brown, who is one of the daughters of the late Godfather of Soul James Brown and the late Yvonne Fair (formerly of The Chantels) passed away on Sept. 19 due to comp...More >>
    The James Brown Family Foundation has announced funeral arrangements for Venisha Brown.  Services will be held on October 5, 2018 at 1p.m. (EST) located at Carpentersville Baptist Church. The church is located at 415 Carpentersville Rd., North Augusta, South Carolina 29841. Click here for previous story.  Brown, who is one of the daughters of the late Godfather of Soul James Brown and the late Yvonne Fair (formerly of The Chantels) passed away on Sept. 19 due to comp...More >>
  • 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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  • Aiken Dept. of Public Safety needs your help locating a man on outstanding warrants

    Aiken Dept. of Public Safety needs your help locating a man on outstanding warrants

    Monday, September 17 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-09-17 13:32:13 GMT
    Carter is wanted on multiple warrants including Burgulary in the 2nd Degree, Larceny and Resisting Arrest. (Source: WFXG)Carter is wanted on multiple warrants including Burgulary in the 2nd Degree, Larceny and Resisting Arrest. (Source: WFXG)
    Carter is wanted on multiple warrants including Burgulary in the 2nd Degree, Larceny and Resisting Arrest. (Source: WFXG)Carter is wanted on multiple warrants including Burgulary in the 2nd Degree, Larceny and Resisting Arrest. (Source: WFXG)
    The Aiken Department of Public Safety needs your help locating 32-year-old Domonic Kentrell Carter of Aiken, SC. Carter has current outstanding warrants for Burglary in the 2nd Degree, Larceny, and Resisting Arrest.   On August 8th, officers responded to a suspicious persons call around 7 a.m in the Dupont Landing neighborhood.   When arriving, a male was observed carrying items from a residence. When approached by officers, he fled the area on foot.  ...More >>
    The Aiken Department of Public Safety needs your help locating 32-year-old Domonic Kentrell Carter of Aiken, SC. Carter has current outstanding warrants for Burglary in the 2nd Degree, Larceny, and Resisting Arrest.   On August 8th, officers responded to a suspicious persons call around 7 a.m in the Dupont Landing neighborhood.   When arriving, a male was observed carrying items from a residence. When approached by officers, he fled the area on foot.  ...More >>
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  • Bill Cosby gets 3-10 years, deemed 'sexually violent predator'

    Bill Cosby gets 3-10 years, deemed 'sexually violent predator'

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-09-25 21:16:19 GMT

    Cosby left the court in handcuffs, a surreal image capturing the fall from grace for someone who had been one of America’s most beloved entertainers, and will go immediately to prison.

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    Cosby left the court in handcuffs, a surreal image capturing the fall from grace for someone who had been one of America’s most beloved entertainers, and will go immediately to prison.

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  • Augusta man arrested for threats against Commission made on Facebook

    Augusta man arrested for threats against Commission made on Facebook

    Monday, September 24 2018 9:27 PM EDT2018-09-25 01:27:51 GMT
    James Palmer (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)James Palmer (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    An Augusta man has been arrested after investigators say he made threats against the Augusta Commission on Facebook. On Sept. 24, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office was notified by a member of the Commission about the alleged threat.

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    An Augusta man has been arrested after investigators say he made threats against the Augusta Commission on Facebook. On Sept. 24, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office was notified by a member of the Commission about the alleged threat.

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  • Cemetery employee identified, died of multiple gunshot wounds

    Cemetery employee identified, died of multiple gunshot wounds

    Monday, September 24 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-09-24 22:28:15 GMT

    A Southlawn Cemetery employee was found shot to death on the cemetery grounds Monday morning. According to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office, the body was found at around 10:15 a.m.

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    A Southlawn Cemetery employee was found shot to death on the cemetery grounds Monday morning. According to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office, the body was found at around 10:15 a.m.

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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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  • New legislation will help lower opioid use in Burke County

    New legislation will help lower opioid use in Burke County

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-09-18 18:41:53 GMT
    New legislation will help lower opioid use in Burke County (WFXG)New legislation will help lower opioid use in Burke County (WFXG)

    The Senate passed bi-partisan legislation to curb the opioid epidemic. The plan requires special packaging for prescription opioids and pushes for more development of non-addictive painkillers. It will also force the post office to crack down on drug shipments.

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    The Senate passed bi-partisan legislation to curb the opioid epidemic. The plan requires special packaging for prescription opioids and pushes for more development of non-addictive painkillers. It will also force the post office to crack down on drug shipments.

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  • Doctors Hospital to hold ribbon cutting for $21.8 Million ER expansion

    Doctors Hospital to hold ribbon cutting for $21.8 Million ER expansion

    Monday, September 17 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-09-17 15:25:22 GMT
    Doctors Hospital to hold ribbon cutting for $21.8 Million ER expansion (SOURCE: WFXG)Doctors Hospital to hold ribbon cutting for $21.8 Million ER expansion (SOURCE: WFXG)

    Doctor Hospital will hold a ribbon cutting for their Emergency Department expansion on Tuesday, September 18. The event will also have health screenings and a teddy bear clinic in the new Pediatric ER. Doctors Hospital says the new ER is a larger, more efficient space with more treatment rooms.

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    Doctor Hospital will hold a ribbon cutting for their Emergency Department expansion on Tuesday, September 18. The event will also have health screenings and a teddy bear clinic in the new Pediatric ER. Doctors Hospital says the new ER is a larger, more efficient space with more treatment rooms.

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