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  • FBI Director Wray says Russia continues to sow discord in US

    FBI Director Wray says Russia continues to sow discord in US

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:09:49 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:30 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:30:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2017, file photo, FBI Director Chris Wray speaks at his installation ceremony at the FBI Building in Washington. Wray is dismissing Russia President Vladimir Putin’s denial of election meddling. ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2017, file photo, FBI Director Chris Wray speaks at his installation ceremony at the FBI Building in Washington. Wray is dismissing Russia President Vladimir Putin’s denial of election meddling. ...
    FBI Director Christopher Wray is dismissing Russia President Vladimir Putin's denial of election meddling.More >>
    FBI Director Christopher Wray is dismissing Russia President Vladimir Putin's denial of election meddling.More >>
  • Blood Drive to Honor ATC Professor

    Blood Drive to Honor ATC Professor

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:30 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:30:41 GMT

    Almost 60 people came out to Aiken Technical College on July 18 to give blood in support of Dr. Kent Cubbage. Dr. Cubbage was in a car accident at the end of June and is still in the hospital recovering. 

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    Almost 60 people came out to Aiken Technical College on July 18 to give blood in support of Dr. Kent Cubbage. Dr. Cubbage was in a car accident at the end of June and is still in the hospital recovering. 

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  • Homelessness in Augusta is a growing issue

    Homelessness in Augusta is a growing issue

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:28 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:28:22 GMT
    Hundreds of people in Augusta are living day to day without a home. Homelessness has been an issue for several years in Augusta and those at the Housing and Community Development (HCD) have been working hard to help those in need. (Source: WFXG)Hundreds of people in Augusta are living day to day without a home. Homelessness has been an issue for several years in Augusta and those at the Housing and Community Development (HCD) have been working hard to help those in need. (Source: WFXG)

    Hundreds of people in Augusta are living day to day without a home. Homelessness has been an issue for several years in Augusta and those at the Housing and Community Development (HCD) have been working hard to help those in need. 

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    Hundreds of people in Augusta are living day to day without a home. Homelessness has been an issue for several years in Augusta and those at the Housing and Community Development (HCD) have been working hard to help those in need. 

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  • Geoff Duncan stops in Augusta during campaign trail

    Geoff Duncan stops in Augusta during campaign trail

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:27 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:27:27 GMT
    Former professional baseball player and candidate for lieutenant governor, Geoff Duncan made a stop in Augusta today. (Source: WFXG)Former professional baseball player and candidate for lieutenant governor, Geoff Duncan made a stop in Augusta today. (Source: WFXG)

    Former professional baseball player and candidate for lieutenant governor Geoff Duncan made a stop in Augusta today. Duncan said hello to many folks at the Willie Jewells Old School Bar-B-Q. He says he has traveled the state for over 18 months listening to issues that the public has -- improve k-12 education and lowering taxes. <>(GEOFF DUNCAN/ LT. GOVERNOR CANDIDATE) "We can continue to look at opportunities to lower taxes. In a state that has just taken a half and a poi...

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    Former professional baseball player and candidate for lieutenant governor Geoff Duncan made a stop in Augusta today. Duncan said hello to many folks at the Willie Jewells Old School Bar-B-Q. He says he has traveled the state for over 18 months listening to issues that the public has -- improve k-12 education and lowering taxes. <>(GEOFF DUNCAN/ LT. GOVERNOR CANDIDATE) "We can continue to look at opportunities to lower taxes. In a state that has just taken a half and a poi...

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  • H54K: Community helping Aiken teen reach national STEM conference

    H54K: Community helping Aiken teen reach national STEM conference

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:26 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:26:49 GMT
    Makenzie Staley (Source: LaQuandra Staley)Makenzie Staley (Source: LaQuandra Staley)

    Our community is coming together to help an Aiken County 11 year-old reach her dreams. Makenzie Staley is at the top of her class, and she’s been nominated to participate in a national science, engineering, technology and math conference, but her family needs help to make it happen.

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    Our community is coming together to help an Aiken County 11 year-old reach her dreams. Makenzie Staley is at the top of her class, and she’s been nominated to participate in a national science, engineering, technology and math conference, but her family needs help to make it happen.

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  • Zuckerberg: Holocaust deniers won't be banned from Facebook

    Zuckerberg: Holocaust deniers won't be banned from Facebook

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:08:46 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:26 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:26:14 GMT
    Mark Zuckerberg says he doesn't believe Holocaust denial content should be banned from Facebook. (Source: CNN)Mark Zuckerberg says he doesn't believe Holocaust denial content should be banned from Facebook. (Source: CNN)

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook.

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    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook.

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  • Trump talks tougher, now says he warned Putin on meddling

    Trump talks tougher, now says he warned Putin on meddling

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:31:41 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:26 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:26:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsink...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsink...

    Rebuked as never before by his own party, including a stern pushback from usually reserved Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the U.S. president sought to end 27 hours of recrimination by delivering a rare admission of error.

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    Rebuked as never before by his own party, including a stern pushback from usually reserved Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the U.S. president sought to end 27 hours of recrimination by delivering a rare admission of error.

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  • Neighbors say crime is rampant where Stantavious Latimore was killed

    Neighbors say crime is rampant where Stantavious Latimore was killed

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:25 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:25:54 GMT
    Tobuyous Reynolds, murder suspect Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI)Tobuyous Reynolds, murder suspect Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI)

    Agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) went door to door on Clements Street. It's the scene of the latest homicide investigation in Thompson. #Update: .@GBI_GA here on Clemmons St. It appears they’re conducting interviews. The homes they’re going to still have bits of crime scene tape nearby. @WFXGFOX54 pic.twitter.com/2tKTugMUFK — Jasmine Anderson (@JAndersonWFXG) July 18, 2018 A group gathered near Stantavious La Vonse Latimore's car in a ...

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    Agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) went door to door on Clements Street. It's the scene of the latest homicide investigation in Thompson. #Update: .@GBI_GA here on Clemmons St. It appears they’re conducting interviews. The homes they’re going to still have bits of crime scene tape nearby. @WFXGFOX54 pic.twitter.com/2tKTugMUFK — Jasmine Anderson (@JAndersonWFXG) July 18, 2018 A group gathered near Stantavious La Vonse Latimore's car in a ...

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  • People & Places with Pierce: Apizza di Napoli

    People & Places with Pierce: Apizza di Napoli

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:25 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:25:16 GMT
    People & Places with Pierce: Apizza Di Napoli (WFXG)People & Places with Pierce: Apizza Di Napoli (WFXG)

    For one Aiken County pizzeria, pizza making is serious business. Passing down a passion for pizza in the next People & Places with Pierce Wednesday at 10:00 p.m. on FOX 54 News Now.

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    For one Aiken County pizzeria, pizza making is serious business. Passing down a passion for pizza in the next People & Places with Pierce Wednesday at 10:00 p.m. on FOX 54 News Now.

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  • Entertainment Zone expects to have Open Container in certain downtown area's

    Entertainment Zone expects to have Open Container in certain downtown area's

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:24 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:24:39 GMT

    Augusta – Richmond County Leaders recently voted on creating a subcommittee to create an entertainment zone in parts of the downtown area.  District 7 Commissioner Sean Frantom and others will meet in the coming weeks on how this can be successful. Taking a walk downtown, you can sense something special is in the works. "With the growth that's happening right now, there's just a buzz happening. I've talked with realtors, I've talked with owners," says Steve...

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    Augusta – Richmond County Leaders recently voted on creating a subcommittee to create an entertainment zone in parts of the downtown area.  District 7 Commissioner Sean Frantom and others will meet in the coming weeks on how this can be successful. Taking a walk downtown, you can sense something special is in the works. "With the growth that's happening right now, there's just a buzz happening. I've talked with realtors, I've talked with owners," says Steve...

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  • Two kids attacked by sharks on same day in scare for NY beach-goers

    Two kids attacked by sharks on same day in scare for NY beach-goers

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:16:27 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:16:27 GMT
    Authorities remind beach-goers to always be on the lookout for sharks. (Source: News 12 Long Island/CNN)Authorities remind beach-goers to always be on the lookout for sharks. (Source: News 12 Long Island/CNN)

    Authorities remind beach-goers to always be on the lookout for sharks.

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    Authorities remind beach-goers to always be on the lookout for sharks.

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  • VIDEO: Bear cools off in swimming pool while roaming neighborhood

    VIDEO: Bear cools off in swimming pool while roaming neighborhood

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:44:48 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:05 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:05:13 GMT

    A bear made his way through a Los Angeles neighborhood, climbing fences and swimming in one family's backyard pool.

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    A bear made his way through a Los Angeles neighborhood, climbing fences and swimming in one family's backyard pool.

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  • Mega Millions jackpot rises to $422 million

    Mega Millions jackpot rises to $422 million

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:31 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:31:51 GMT

    The next drawing will be at 11 p.m. ET on Friday night.

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    The next drawing will be at 11 p.m. ET on Friday night.

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  • Search 'idiot' on Google, get Trump

    Search 'idiot' on Google, get Trump

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:04:56 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:18 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:18:01 GMT

    The Google algorithm looks at the relationship between words, phrases, websites, images and videos in an attempt provide better search results for its users.

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    The Google algorithm looks at the relationship between words, phrases, websites, images and videos in an attempt provide better search results for its users.

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  • 1 dead as latest fire portends explosive Northwest season

    1 dead as latest fire portends explosive Northwest season

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:03:10 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:51:45 GMT
    (Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review via AP). Trees burn near a home Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Spokane, Wash. Fire crews from Spokane, Spokane Valley and Fire District 9 are fighting a fast-moving wildfire just north of Upriver Drive that has engulfed s...(Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review via AP). Trees burn near a home Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Spokane, Wash. Fire crews from Spokane, Spokane Valley and Fire District 9 are fighting a fast-moving wildfire just north of Upriver Drive that has engulfed s...

    A fast-moving fire fueled by gusting winds in the Pacific Northwest killed one person, forced dozens of households to evacuate and prompted Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to declare a state of emergency Wednesday.

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    A fast-moving fire fueled by gusting winds in the Pacific Northwest killed one person, forced dozens of households to evacuate and prompted Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to declare a state of emergency Wednesday.

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  • Better Business Bureau Scam Alert: Online Shopping

    Better Business Bureau Scam Alert: Online Shopping

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:27:53 GMT

    BBB offers these tips for safe online shopping.

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    BBB offers these tips for safe online shopping.

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  • City apologizes after Muslim schoolchildren were asked to leave public pool

    City apologizes after Muslim schoolchildren were asked to leave public pool

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:45:09 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:45:09 GMT
    Observant Muslims often don't have readily available swimwear alternatives that satisfy religious requirements. (Source: AP Photo/Aaron Favila)Observant Muslims often don't have readily available swimwear alternatives that satisfy religious requirements. (Source: AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

    While the city apologized for the Muslim group's treatment, it says the cotton ban will remain in place going forward.

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    While the city apologized for the Muslim group's treatment, it says the cotton ban will remain in place going forward.

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  • Lay's is releasing 8 new 'local cuisine' flavors

    Lay's is releasing 8 new 'local cuisine' flavors

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:57:43 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:21 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:21:37 GMT

    Lay's has announced eight new potato chip flavors representing local cuisines across the U.S.

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    Lay's has announced eight new potato chip flavors representing local cuisines across the U.S.

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  • Woman accused of beating 85-year-old mother to death after being left out of will

    Woman accused of beating 85-year-old mother to death after being left out of will

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:47:46 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:14:38 GMT

    A Florida woman is accused of killing her elderly mother in a dispute over inheritance.

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    A Florida woman is accused of killing her elderly mother in a dispute over inheritance.

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  • Teacher who fired gun in class to spend two years in prison

    Teacher who fired gun in class to spend two years in prison

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:36:27 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:36:27 GMT
    Randal Davidson plead guilty to charges that included damage to property and carrying a gun on campus. (Source: Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office via AP)Randal Davidson plead guilty to charges that included damage to property and carrying a gun on campus. (Source: Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office via AP)

    The former social studies teacher who fired the gun, Randal Davidson, apologized and said he felt remorse.

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    The former social studies teacher who fired the gun, Randal Davidson, apologized and said he felt remorse.

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  • Search continues in PA woods for man accused of threatening Trump, county DA

    Search continues in PA woods for man accused of threatening Trump, county DA

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:46:37 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:13:22 GMT

    Authorities are searching for a man who allegedly posted threats to President Trump on Facebook.

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    Authorities are searching for a man who allegedly posted threats to President Trump on Facebook.

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  • 7 serial killers who were caught

    7 serial killers who were caught

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:43:39 GMT
    Jul 18, 2018 11:43 AM2018-07-18 19:34:43 GMT

    Charles Manson, Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer are some of America's most infamous serial killers that authorities were able to apprehend.

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    Charles Manson, Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer are some of America's most infamous serial killers that authorities were able to apprehend.

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  • 2018 fourth warmest on record so far

    2018 fourth warmest on record so far

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:11:19 GMT
    2018 Heat Review Map Through June (Climate Central)2018 Heat Review Map Through June (Climate Central)
    2018 Heat Review Map Through June (Climate Central)2018 Heat Review Map Through June (Climate Central)

    As greenhouse gases continue to accumulate in the atmosphere, the heat goes on both globally and here in the United States.

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    As greenhouse gases continue to accumulate in the atmosphere, the heat goes on both globally and here in the United States.

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  • Mummy movies in real life: People warn against opening black sarcophagus

    Mummy movies in real life: People warn against opening black sarcophagus

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:50:02 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:20:05 GMT
    The estimated 2,000-year-old granite sarcophagus weighs 30 tons. (Source: Egypt Ministry of Antiques)The estimated 2,000-year-old granite sarcophagus weighs 30 tons. (Source: Egypt Ministry of Antiques)

    The estimated 2,000-year-old granite sarcophagus weighs 30 tons.

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    The estimated 2,000-year-old granite sarcophagus weighs 30 tons.

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  • Mystery family in slides from Goodwill found

    Mystery family in slides from Goodwill found

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:04:01 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:40 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:40:23 GMT

    A woman found the collection of family slides inside an old projector she bought from a Goodwill in north Georgia.

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    A woman found the collection of family slides inside an old projector she bought from a Goodwill in north Georgia.

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  • Tractor trailer fire shuts down I-20 in Augusta

    Tractor trailer fire shuts down I-20 in Augusta

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:30 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:30:32 GMT
    Tractor trailer fire on I-20 7/18/18 (WFXG)Tractor trailer fire on I-20 7/18/18 (WFXG)
    Tractor trailer fire on I-20 7/18/18 (WFXG)Tractor trailer fire on I-20 7/18/18 (WFXG)

    A tractor trailer fire has shut down I-20 near the Savannah River in Augusta. According to Richmond County dispatch, the call came in just after 1 p.m.

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    A tractor trailer fire has shut down I-20 near the Savannah River in Augusta. According to Richmond County dispatch, the call came in just after 1 p.m.

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  • Heavy metal sign language interpreter steals the show

    Heavy metal sign language interpreter steals the show

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:27:07 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:27:07 GMT
    An American Sign Language interpreter is scoring rave reviews for her passionate heavy metal performance. (Source: Pixabay)An American Sign Language interpreter is scoring rave reviews for her passionate heavy metal performance. (Source: Pixabay)

    Lindsay Rothschild-Cross embodies every guitar riff, drum crash and vocal scream.

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    Lindsay Rothschild-Cross embodies every guitar riff, drum crash and vocal scream.

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  • Gigantic Jeff Goldblum statue marks Jurassic Park anniversary

    Gigantic Jeff Goldblum statue marks Jurassic Park anniversary

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:58:53 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:48 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:48:40 GMT
    The statue will be in London’s Potter’s Field until Thursday evening for fans to enjoy. (Source: Twitter/NowTV)The statue will be in London’s Potter’s Field until Thursday evening for fans to enjoy. (Source: Twitter/NowTV)
    The statue will be in London’s Potter’s Field until Thursday evening for fans to enjoy. (Source: Twitter/NowTV)The statue will be in London’s Potter’s Field until Thursday evening for fans to enjoy. (Source: Twitter/NowTV)

    The statue will be in London’s Potter’s Field until Thursday evening for fans to enjoy. 

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    The statue will be in London’s Potter’s Field until Thursday evening for fans to enjoy. 

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  • Secret Service agent dies after suffering stroke during Trump's Scotland visit

    Secret Service agent dies after suffering stroke during Trump's Scotland visit

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-07-18 11:00:46 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:46:44 GMT

    Nole E. Remagen suffered a stroke on Sunday while traveling, the U.S. Secret Service said.

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    Nole E. Remagen suffered a stroke on Sunday while traveling, the U.S. Secret Service said.

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  • E. coli: What you need to know

    E. coli: What you need to know

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:23:01 GMT
    Some strains of the bacteria can make you sick, but there are ways of keeping yourself safe. (Source: AP Graphics)Some strains of the bacteria can make you sick, but there are ways of keeping yourself safe. (Source: AP Graphics)

    Some strains of the bacteria can make you sick, but there are ways of keeping yourself safe.

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    Some strains of the bacteria can make you sick, but there are ways of keeping yourself safe.

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  • 1 killed in Thomson shooting

    1 killed in Thomson shooting

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:55:36 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    Several law enforcement agencies are working to investigate the murder of a McDuffie County man. The shooting happened Thursday morning on Clemmons St. in Thomson.

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    Several law enforcement agencies are working to investigate the murder of a McDuffie County man. The shooting happened Thursday morning on Clemmons St. in Thomson.

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  • Crews work to repair water main break on Greene St.

    Crews work to repair water main break on Greene St.

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:54 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:54:36 GMT
    Water main break in downtown Augusta 7/18/18 (source: Google Earth)Water main break in downtown Augusta 7/18/18 (source: Google Earth)
    Water main break in downtown Augusta 7/18/18 (source: Google Earth)Water main break in downtown Augusta 7/18/18 (source: Google Earth)

    Crews are working to repair a water main break in downtown Augusta. Greene St. is blocked off between Telfair St. and James Brown Blvd.

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    Crews are working to repair a water main break in downtown Augusta. Greene St. is blocked off between Telfair St. and James Brown Blvd.

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  • Pug mug: Adorable trespasser apprehended in NJ

    Pug mug: Adorable trespasser apprehended in NJ

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:30 PM EDT2018-07-18 02:30:50 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:46:09 GMT

    Police in NJ over the weekend posted on Facebook a mug shot of a serial trespasser they found “sneaking through yards.” The culprit? A pug named Bean.

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    Police in NJ over the weekend posted on Facebook a mug shot of a serial trespasser they found “sneaking through yards.” The culprit? A pug named Bean.

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  • Baby tests positive for meth; WV mother arrested

    Baby tests positive for meth; WV mother arrested

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-07-18 11:01:37 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:03 AM EDT2018-07-18 11:03:03 GMT

    Authorities said the mother initially refused medics entry to the house, and they had to take the baby from her arms to take him to the hospital.

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    Authorities said the mother initially refused medics entry to the house, and they had to take the baby from her arms to take him to the hospital.

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  • Former local doctor fined $1.2 million

    Former local doctor fined $1.2 million

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:21 AM EDT2018-07-18 10:21:33 GMT
    Former local doctor fined $1.2 million (WIS)Former local doctor fined $1.2 million (WIS)

    New developments in a health care fraud investigation involving a former Columbia County doctor. Former Doctor Firoz Patka legal troubles are adding up. A federal judge is ordering Patka pay $1.2 million  for operating a virtual pill mill in local clinics.

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    New developments in a health care fraud investigation involving a former Columbia County doctor. Former Doctor Firoz Patka legal troubles are adding up. A federal judge is ordering Patka pay $1.2 million  for operating a virtual pill mill in local clinics.

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  • Bear attacks elderly NH woman after breaking into house to look for food

    Bear attacks elderly NH woman after breaking into house to look for food

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:35 AM EDT2018-07-18 08:35:40 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:35 AM EDT2018-07-18 08:35:40 GMT
    Apryl Rogers, 71, suffered facial injuries as well as several fractures to her neck and head. (Source: Family photos/Grafton County Police/WBZ/CNN)Apryl Rogers, 71, suffered facial injuries as well as several fractures to her neck and head. (Source: Family photos/Grafton County Police/WBZ/CNN)

    As they try to track and trap the bear, wildlife officials say an attack like this one is highly unusual.

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    As they try to track and trap the bear, wildlife officials say an attack like this one is highly unusual.

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  • Correction: All-Star Game story

    Correction: All-Star Game story

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:39 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:39:20 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:55 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:55:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Fireworks are displayed before the MLB Home Run Derby, at Nationals Park, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Fireworks are displayed before the MLB Home Run Derby, at Nationals Park, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.

    A record 10 home runs. A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become.

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    A record 10 home runs. A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become.

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  • Daycare provider who tried to hang toddler receives probation

    Daycare provider who tried to hang toddler receives probation

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:18 AM EDT2018-07-18 06:18:42 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:18 AM EDT2018-07-18 06:18:42 GMT
    A judge sentenced the woman to 10 years of probation, citing her poor mental health in the 2016 incident as a mitigating factor. (Source: Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office/WCCO/CNN, File)A judge sentenced the woman to 10 years of probation, citing her poor mental health in the 2016 incident as a mitigating factor. (Source: Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office/WCCO/CNN, File)

    A judge sentenced the woman to 10 years of probation, citing her poor mental health in the 2016 incident as a mitigating factor.

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    A judge sentenced the woman to 10 years of probation, citing her poor mental health in the 2016 incident as a mitigating factor.

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  • Trump backs down, says he misspoke on Russia meddling

    Trump backs down, says he misspoke on Russia meddling

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:20:06 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:38:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.

    Standing alongside Putin, Trump steered clear of any confrontation with the Russian, going so far as to question American intelligence and last week's federal indictments that accused 12 Russians of hacking into Democratic email accounts to hurt Hillary Clinton in 2016.

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    Standing alongside Putin, Trump steered clear of any confrontation with the Russian, going so far as to question American intelligence and last week's federal indictments that accused 12 Russians of hacking into Democratic email accounts to hurt Hillary Clinton in 2016.

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  • No-swimming advisory issued after roughly 90K gallons of raw sewage spills into Lake Thurmond

    No-swimming advisory issued after roughly 90K gallons of raw sewage spills into Lake Thurmond

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-07-18 02:42:47 GMT
    Site near Little River Bridge where a crack in a water line caused 90,000 gallons of sewer to spill into Lake ThurmondSite near Little River Bridge where a crack in a water line caused 90,000 gallons of sewer to spill into Lake Thurmond
    Site near Little River Bridge where a crack in a water line caused 90,000 gallons of sewer to spill into Lake ThurmondSite near Little River Bridge where a crack in a water line caused 90,000 gallons of sewer to spill into Lake Thurmond

    The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control issued a no swimming advisory for Greatwater Shores, Camp Club Road, Martin Road, Little River Subdivision, New Bordeaux Subdivision in McCormick County until further notice after a large sewage spill in Lake Thurmond near Little River Bridge off Highway 378. Water and health officials say they're doing everything they can to ensure the water is safe. #HappeningNow: Water samples are being tested right...

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    The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control issued a no swimming advisory for Greatwater Shores, Camp Club Road, Martin Road, Little River Subdivision, New Bordeaux Subdivision in McCormick County until further notice after a large sewage spill in Lake Thurmond near Little River Bridge off Highway 378. Water and health officials say they're doing everything they can to ensure the water is safe. #HappeningNow: Water samples are being tested right...

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  • Commissioners vote down changing John C. Calhoun Expressway to Charlie Norwood Veterans Expressway

    Commissioners vote down changing John C. Calhoun Expressway to Charlie Norwood Veterans Expressway

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:33 PM EDT2018-07-18 02:33:51 GMT

    On the agenda at today's city council -changing the name of the John C Calhoun Expressway to the Charlie Norwood Veterans Expressway. Commissioner Bill Fennoy has been putting this on the agenda for more than a year and each time it was voted down. He say's after nearly 75 percent of the democratic votes on this past primary were in favor of seeing it changed to Veterans Expressway, it was time to put it up for a vote again. This time, it was the same result failing 5 to 4 - just one...

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    On the agenda at today's city council -changing the name of the John C Calhoun Expressway to the Charlie Norwood Veterans Expressway. Commissioner Bill Fennoy has been putting this on the agenda for more than a year and each time it was voted down. He say's after nearly 75 percent of the democratic votes on this past primary were in favor of seeing it changed to Veterans Expressway, it was time to put it up for a vote again. This time, it was the same result failing 5 to 4 - just one...

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  • Commission votes on rezoning property on Skinner Mill Road to Restaurant/Bar

    Commission votes on rezoning property on Skinner Mill Road to Restaurant/Bar

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-07-18 02:29:29 GMT

    The Augusta – Richmond County Commission Chamber was filled on Tuesday as Commissioners voted on rezoning a property in the Skinner Mill neighborhood. The Developer says he wants to turn it into a restaurant/bar, but neighbors say there are safety concerns.  The vacant property of 3004 Skinner Mill Road was the center of debate inside of the Richmond County Commission Chambers as Commissioners voted to rezone the property to a bar and restaurant. On one side...

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    The Augusta – Richmond County Commission Chamber was filled on Tuesday as Commissioners voted on rezoning a property in the Skinner Mill neighborhood. The Developer says he wants to turn it into a restaurant/bar, but neighbors say there are safety concerns.  The vacant property of 3004 Skinner Mill Road was the center of debate inside of the Richmond County Commission Chambers as Commissioners voted to rezone the property to a bar and restaurant. On one side...

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  • Dog struck by arrow near busy Chicago park; police and residents baffled

    Dog struck by arrow near busy Chicago park; police and residents baffled

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:39:58 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:57:39 GMT

    A dog was hit by an arrow while out for a routine walk in the Albany Park neighborhood in Chicago.

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    A dog was hit by an arrow while out for a routine walk in the Albany Park neighborhood in Chicago.

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  • Expected cost for back to school shopping

    Expected cost for back to school shopping

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:45 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:45:38 GMT
    Expected cost for back to school shopping (Source: WFXG)Expected cost for back to school shopping (Source: WFXG)

    Have you started back to school shopping yet? Well the beginning of the school year is right around the corner.

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    Have you started back to school shopping yet? Well the beginning of the school year is right around the corner.

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  • Augusta Regional Airport awarded Air Service Grant

    Augusta Regional Airport awarded Air Service Grant

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:42:55 GMT
    Augusta Regional Airport at Bush FieldAugusta Regional Airport at Bush Field

    Augusta Regional Airport has been selected to receive an $800,000 grant from the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Small Community Air Service Development (SCASD) Program.

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    Augusta Regional Airport has been selected to receive an $800,000 grant from the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Small Community Air Service Development (SCASD) Program.

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  • Fort Gordon Garrison Change of Command ceremony to be held Tuesday

    Fort Gordon Garrison Change of Command ceremony to be held Tuesday

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:40 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:40:49 GMT

    On Tuesday, Fort Gordon will hold a change of command ceremony, saying farewell to Col. Todd Turner and welcoming Col. Jim Clifford. Col. Turner has held the role of Garrison Commander since 2016.

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    On Tuesday, Fort Gordon will hold a change of command ceremony, saying farewell to Col. Todd Turner and welcoming Col. Jim Clifford. Col. Turner has held the role of Garrison Commander since 2016.

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  • 1 killed in Walton Way crash

    1 killed in Walton Way crash

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:32:51 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    The Richmond County Coroner's Office is investigating a deadly crash that happened just before 7 p.m. Monday night in Augusta.

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    The Richmond County Coroner's Office is investigating a deadly crash that happened just before 7 p.m. Monday night in Augusta.

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  • Thurmond Lake officials seek volunteers for National Public Lands Day 2018

    Thurmond Lake officials seek volunteers for National Public Lands Day 2018

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:27:56 GMT
    (Source: File photo / WFXG)(Source: File photo / WFXG)

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks individual and group volunteers for the annual Thurmond Lake cleanup campaign on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29, 2018.

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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks individual and group volunteers for the annual Thurmond Lake cleanup campaign on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29, 2018.

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  • Mom shares warning after teen with peanut allergy dies after eating Chips Ahoy cookie

    Mom shares warning after teen with peanut allergy dies after eating Chips Ahoy cookie

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:37:37 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:44:35 GMT

    Alexi Stafford died after an allergic reaction to peanuts from a cookie she ate.

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    Alexi Stafford died after an allergic reaction to peanuts from a cookie she ate.

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  • 'Serpentessa' gives snake massages to heal, empower and dispel fear of snakes

    'Serpentessa' gives snake massages to heal, empower and dispel fear of snakes

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:02:07 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:42:35 GMT

    A snake priestess in upstate New York is using boa constrictors in massages.

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    A snake priestess in upstate New York is using boa constrictors in massages.

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  • Suspected Houston serial killer captured, charged with murder following chase

    Suspected Houston serial killer captured, charged with murder following chase

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:06:39 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:25:10 GMT

    Jose Gilberto Rodriguez is accused of killing his victims, then stealing their cars. Police linked him to three murders. He's so far been charged for two of those murders.

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    Jose Gilberto Rodriguez is accused of killing his victims, then stealing their cars. Police linked him to three murders. He's so far been charged for two of those murders.

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  • Tinder is testing using Bitmoji in messages

    Tinder is testing using Bitmoji in messages

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:52:38 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:17:18 GMT

    Users in the test markets will be able to send their Bitmoji in conversations with their matches.

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    Users in the test markets will be able to send their Bitmoji in conversations with their matches.

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  • Man admitted suffocating 2-month-old daughter, will be parole-eligible in 15 years

    Man admitted suffocating 2-month-old daughter, will be parole-eligible in 15 years

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:43:58 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:43:58 GMT
    In a video Calvin White recorded before his suicide attempt, he admitted to suffocating his daughter, Selena. (Source: KCCI/CNN)In a video Calvin White recorded before his suicide attempt, he admitted to suffocating his daughter, Selena. (Source: KCCI/CNN)

    In a video Calvin White recorded before his suicide attempt, he admitted to suffocating his daughter, Selena, in January.

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    In a video Calvin White recorded before his suicide attempt, he admitted to suffocating his daughter, Selena, in January.

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  • New 'Bohemian Rhapsody' trailer shines light on Freddie Mercury's sexuality

    New 'Bohemian Rhapsody' trailer shines light on Freddie Mercury's sexuality

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:14:44 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:43:31 GMT
    The only thing better than Queen’s music is the story of lead singer Freddie Mercury. (Source: 20th Century Fox)The only thing better than Queen’s music is the story of lead singer Freddie Mercury. (Source: 20th Century Fox)

    The new trailer dropped Tuesday morning. It opens with a sleek mashup of the Queen classics “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “We Will Rock You.”

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    The new trailer dropped Tuesday morning. It opens with a sleek mashup of the Queen classics “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “We Will Rock You.”

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  • Crab meat from Venezuela tied to bacteria outbreak

    Crab meat from Venezuela tied to bacteria outbreak

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:16:22 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:35:23 GMT

    The CDC and the FDA are warning about crab meat from Venezuela making people ill.

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    The CDC and the FDA are warning about crab meat from Venezuela making people ill.

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  • Death rates from liver cancer surge in US

    Death rates from liver cancer surge in US

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:20:38 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:20:38 GMT

    Mortality rates for liver cancer increase 43 percent over last 16 years.

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    Mortality rates for liver cancer increase 43 percent over last 16 years.

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  • WATCH: Cyclist falls into gap on lift bridge

    WATCH: Cyclist falls into gap on lift bridge

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:51:31 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:51:31 GMT
    The woman suffered facial injuries but did not fall into the water. (Source: CNN)The woman suffered facial injuries but did not fall into the water. (Source: CNN)

    The woman survived the incident, but suffered facial injuries. She did not fall into the water. 

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    The woman survived the incident, but suffered facial injuries. She did not fall into the water. 

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  • Mother Teresa care homes investigated amid child-trafficking scandal

    Mother Teresa care homes investigated amid child-trafficking scandal

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:37:08 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:37:08 GMT
    A nun and a social worker are accused of selling a child for $730. (Source: AP Photo/Bikas Das)A nun and a social worker are accused of selling a child for $730. (Source: AP Photo/Bikas Das)

    A nun and a social worker were accused of selling a child for $730.

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    A nun and a social worker were accused of selling a child for $730.

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  • Baby born prematurely dies after mother's 911 calls unanswered

    Baby born prematurely dies after mother's 911 calls unanswered

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:23 AM EDT2018-07-17 07:23:03 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:20:20 GMT

    The director of the 911 call center says dispatchers were overwhelmed with up to four times the normal amount of calls, most of them fireworks complaints.

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    The director of the 911 call center says dispatchers were overwhelmed with up to four times the normal amount of calls, most of them fireworks complaints.

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  • Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

    Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:47:41 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:48:28 GMT
    Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18.

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    Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18.

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  • High-heeled Crocs are something you can buy - really - and some are sold out

    High-heeled Crocs are something you can buy - really - and some are sold out

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:52:03 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:16:12 GMT

    The shoe that people either love or hate has styles available for weddings and other occasions aside from going to the beach.

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    The shoe that people either love or hate has styles available for weddings and other occasions aside from going to the beach.

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  • City helps teen keep his hot dog stand open

    City helps teen keep his hot dog stand open

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:01:42 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:01:42 GMT
    Jaequan Faulkner’s been running a little hot dog stand in front of his house in north Minneapolis since 2016. (Source: WCCO/CNN)Jaequan Faulkner’s been running a little hot dog stand in front of his house in north Minneapolis since 2016. (Source: WCCO/CNN)

    Jaequan Faulkner’s been running a little hot dog stand in front of his house in north Minneapolis since 2016.

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    Jaequan Faulkner’s been running a little hot dog stand in front of his house in north Minneapolis since 2016.

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  • US arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

    US arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:09:37 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:31:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.

    Federal authorities have arrested a Russian woman accused of conspiring to infiltrate American political organizations at the direction of a senior Kremlin official.

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    Federal authorities have arrested a Russian woman accused of conspiring to infiltrate American political organizations at the direction of a senior Kremlin official.

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  • Bodies found at Texas school construction site believed to be slaves

    Bodies found at Texas school construction site believed to be slaves

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:52:27 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:17:51 GMT

    The 95 bodies appear to be male and were most likely part of a convict labor camp.

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    The 95 bodies appear to be male and were most likely part of a convict labor camp.

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  • Little boy is happy playing near big-boy toys

    Little boy is happy playing near big-boy toys

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:14:16 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:48:07 GMT

    The boy is playing with his toy dump truck and baby backhoe, maybe 10 yards from the real things.

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    The boy is playing with his toy dump truck and baby backhoe, maybe 10 yards from the real things.

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  • School registration begins in the CSRA

    School registration begins in the CSRA

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:53:53 GMT
    School registration begin in the CSRA (Source: WFXGSchool registration begin in the CSRA (Source: WFXG

    Summer vacation is almost over for students in the CSRA and there are a few weeks left before the first day of school. School districts across our area have already started getting ready for students.

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    Summer vacation is almost over for students in the CSRA and there are a few weeks left before the first day of school. School districts across our area have already started getting ready for students.

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  • MGM files lawsuit, claims no liability in Las Vegas mass shooting

    MGM files lawsuit, claims no liability in Las Vegas mass shooting

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:53 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:53:05 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:18 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:18:57 GMT

    MGM Resorts International, which owns Mandalay Bay and the Route 91 Harvest Festival, is seeking to avoid liability in the October 2017 mass shooting.

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    MGM Resorts International, which owns Mandalay Bay and the Route 91 Harvest Festival, is seeking to avoid liability in the October 2017 mass shooting.

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  • Augusta GreenJackets host doubleheader following rain out

    Augusta GreenJackets host doubleheader following rain out

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:10:52 GMT
    7.17.18 GreenJackets Forecast (WFXG)7.17.18 GreenJackets Forecast (WFXG)
    7.17.18 GreenJackets Forecast (WFXG)7.17.18 GreenJackets Forecast (WFXG)

    The Augusta GreenJackets had their game with the Rome Braves postponed due to rain on Monday night. The makeup game will be part of a doubleheader starting at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday.

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    The Augusta GreenJackets had their game with the Rome Braves postponed due to rain on Monday night. The makeup game will be part of a doubleheader starting at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday.

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  • Suspect wanted for using counterfeit bills in Columbia County

    Suspect wanted for using counterfeit bills in Columbia County

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:02 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:02:34 GMT
    Bobby Jones Walmart counterfeit bills suspect (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)Bobby Jones Walmart counterfeit bills suspect (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)
    Bobby Jones Walmart counterfeit bills suspect (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)Bobby Jones Walmart counterfeit bills suspect (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)

    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted for using counterfeit money to make purchases from a Columbia County Walmart. The sheriff's office says the man pictured in this article passed two fake bills at the Bobby Jones Expressway Walmart at around 10:15 a.m. on July 9.

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    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted for using counterfeit money to make purchases from a Columbia County Walmart. The sheriff's office says the man pictured in this article passed two fake bills at the Bobby Jones Expressway Walmart at around 10:15 a.m. on July 9.

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  • Teenager sought for Aiken County Circle K robbery

    Teenager sought for Aiken County Circle K robbery

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:42 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:42:36 GMT
    Berry Harvey Butler (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)Berry Harvey Butler (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)
    Berry Harvey Butler (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)Berry Harvey Butler (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)

    The search is on for a teenager accused of an armed robbery in Aiken County. Deputies tell us 16 year-old Berry Butler will be charged as an adult.

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    The search is on for a teenager accused of an armed robbery in Aiken County. Deputies tell us 16 year-old Berry Butler will be charged as an adult.

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  • SC Rep. Joe Wilson: I was 'target of practical jokes' by implying toddlers should be armed

    SC Rep. Joe Wilson: I was 'target of practical jokes' by implying toddlers should be armed

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:33 AM EDT2018-07-17 08:33:42 GMT
    A South Carolina politician implies toddlers should be armed. It was a trick Congressman Joe Wilson (R- Springdale, SC) fell for in the new comedy on Showtime, 'What is America?' promo. (Source: SHOtime screenshot/YouTube)A South Carolina politician implies toddlers should be armed. It was a trick Congressman Joe Wilson (R- Springdale, SC) fell for in the new comedy on Showtime, 'What is America?' promo. (Source: SHOtime screenshot/YouTube)

    Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, widely known for his role as Borat, fooled the congressman. Wilson isn't laughing, nor are some constituents. 

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    Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, widely known for his role as Borat, fooled the congressman. Wilson isn't laughing, nor are some constituents. 

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  • 'I don't have a nose anymore': TX woman accused of biting off, swallowing woman's nose

    'I don't have a nose anymore': TX woman accused of biting off, swallowing woman's nose

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:15 AM EDT2018-07-17 05:15:42 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:15 AM EDT2018-07-17 05:15:42 GMT
    Jessica Collins, 41, is charged with misdemeanor assault-bodily injury. (Source: Harris County Sheriff's Office/KTRK/CNN)Jessica Collins, 41, is charged with misdemeanor assault-bodily injury. (Source: Harris County Sheriff's Office/KTRK/CNN)

    The victim, who doesn’t have health insurance, is now trying to raise money for emergency plastic surgery.

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    The victim, who doesn’t have health insurance, is now trying to raise money for emergency plastic surgery.

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  • Trump questions US intel, not Putin, on Russia 2016 meddling

    Trump questions US intel, not Putin, on Russia 2016 meddling

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:57:16 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:13:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Trump says he raised election meddling with Putin, but says both sides to blame for bad relations.More >>
    Trump says he raised election meddling with Putin, but says both sides to blame for bad relations.More >>
  • Last chance for early voting

    Last chance for early voting

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:41:13 GMT
    (Source: File photo / WFXG)(Source: File photo / WFXG)

    This week is voters last chance for early voting in both Columbia County and Richmond County. This week voters are asked to take advantage of the opportunity to vote early especially if election day does not fit their schedule.

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    This week is voters last chance for early voting in both Columbia County and Richmond County. This week voters are asked to take advantage of the opportunity to vote early especially if election day does not fit their schedule.

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  • Community gathers to celebrate abandoned couch on sidewalk

    Community gathers to celebrate abandoned couch on sidewalk

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:15:50 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:33 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:33:48 GMT

    The "Palm Bay Couch" has drawn large crowds in Brevard County, FL.

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    The "Palm Bay Couch" has drawn large crowds in Brevard County, FL.

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  • Kelvin Creech, Jr's family says emergency response came too late despite multiple calls

    Kelvin Creech, Jr's family says emergency response came too late despite multiple calls

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:21 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:21:15 GMT
    © Kelvin 'K.J.' Creech Jr kisses the baby bump of his fiance© Kelvin 'K.J.' Creech Jr kisses the baby bump of his fiance
    Kelvin 'K.J.' Creech Jr kisses the baby bump of his fianceKelvin 'K.J.' Creech Jr kisses the baby bump of his fiance

    A Williston, South Carolina family is preparing to bury 18-year-old Kelvin "K.J." Creech, Jr.  According to SLED, he was gunned down around noon Friday after a confrontation. FOX 54's Jasmine Anderson talked to his mother, who wants the suspects in this case to come forward.  "He was ready for his baby. He was ready for his baby," his mother, Angela Brown, said.  It’s been three days since K.J. was taken from his mother too soo...

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    A Williston, South Carolina family is preparing to bury 18-year-old Kelvin "K.J." Creech, Jr.  According to SLED, he was gunned down around noon Friday after a confrontation. FOX 54's Jasmine Anderson talked to his mother, who wants the suspects in this case to come forward.  "He was ready for his baby. He was ready for his baby," his mother, Angela Brown, said.  It’s been three days since K.J. was taken from his mother too soo...

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  • Genesis Church in Martinez set to move to Grovetown

    Genesis Church in Martinez set to move to Grovetown

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-07-17 01:29:59 GMT

    Genesis Church in Martinez will soon be moving to Grovetown. After spending around $600,000 renting a building for almost ten years, Genesis church will finally have a new home.   

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    Genesis Church in Martinez will soon be moving to Grovetown. After spending around $600,000 renting a building for almost ten years, Genesis church will finally have a new home.   

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  • Tudor Branch community construction for new entrance causes mixed emotions for residents

    Tudor Branch community construction for new entrance causes mixed emotions for residents

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:17 PM EDT2018-07-17 01:17:39 GMT

    A community in Columbia County is getting a new entrance that some residents have been waiting several years for. Some residents of the Tudor Branch community are excited about gaining a new entrance.  With only one way in and out of the community, some residents say it takes longer for them to get to and from home. 

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    A community in Columbia County is getting a new entrance that some residents have been waiting several years for. Some residents of the Tudor Branch community are excited about gaining a new entrance.  With only one way in and out of the community, some residents say it takes longer for them to get to and from home. 

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  • 23 children injured as 5 summer camp buses collide in NJ

    23 children injured as 5 summer camp buses collide in NJ

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-07-17 01:11:45 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-07-17 01:11:45 GMT
    The buses were transporting campers home from the JCC Camp in Medford, NJ. (Source: KYW/CNN)The buses were transporting campers home from the JCC Camp in Medford, NJ. (Source: KYW/CNN)

    There were 23 children and one staff member treated at nearby hospitals for minor injuries.

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    There were 23 children and one staff member treated at nearby hospitals for minor injuries.

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  • One killed in deadly Allendale shooting

    One killed in deadly Allendale shooting

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:47:03 GMT
    Shooting today in the 100 block of Bing Street of Allendale (Source: WFXG)Shooting today in the 100 block of Bing Street of Allendale (Source: WFXG)

    Thursday around 2 p.m, the Allendale Police Department responded to a deadly shooting near Kennedy Park and Bing Street.  The Allendale Police Department, Allendale County Sheriff's Department, and SLED officials were on the scene. Our FOX 54 News Now reporter Jasmine Anderson was on the scene.   Stay with FOX 54 as the story develops and we received more information.  #BREAKING: Heavy law enforcement presence in the 100 block of Bing Street earli...

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    Thursday around 2 p.m, the Allendale Police Department responded to a deadly shooting near Kennedy Park and Bing Street.  The Allendale Police Department, Allendale County Sheriff's Department, and SLED officials were on the scene. Our FOX 54 News Now reporter Jasmine Anderson was on the scene.   Stay with FOX 54 as the story develops and we received more information.  #BREAKING: Heavy law enforcement presence in the 100 block of Bing Street earli...

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  • Mystery driver helps police arrest fleeing man

    Mystery driver helps police arrest fleeing man

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:51 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:51:54 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:18:28 GMT

    Police said a motorist helped them capture a fleeing man on a Missouri highway.

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    Police said a motorist helped them capture a fleeing man on a Missouri highway.

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  • Flossing toothbrush recalled because it could catch on fire

    Flossing toothbrush recalled because it could catch on fire

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:42:04 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:04:48 GMT

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a recall of a flossing toothbrush that could overheat and burn customers.

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    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a recall of a flossing toothbrush that could overheat and burn customers.

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  • 'Be quiet, be quiet! We've got a good hiding spot': Survivor describes deadly Waffle House shooting

    'Be quiet, be quiet! We've got a good hiding spot': Survivor describes deadly Waffle House shooting

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:35:08 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:29:13 GMT

    A man who watched the murder of four people at a Waffle House in Antioch, TN, recalls the harrowing experience.

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    A man who watched the murder of four people at a Waffle House in Antioch, TN, recalls the harrowing experience.

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  • Hundreds of crocodiles killed in revenge slaughter after villager's death

    Hundreds of crocodiles killed in revenge slaughter after villager's death

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:38 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:38:37 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 5:38 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:38:37 GMT
    The mob reportedly numbered 600 and used machetes, hoes and other tools in the slaughter. (Source: AP Photo/Irianti)The mob reportedly numbered 600 and used machetes, hoes and other tools in the slaughter. (Source: AP Photo/Irianti)

    Almost 300 crocodiles were slaughtered in Indonesia after a villager was killed by one at a local sanctuary and breeding farm on Friday.

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    Almost 300 crocodiles were slaughtered in Indonesia after a villager was killed by one at a local sanctuary and breeding farm on Friday.

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  • Fatal crash in Bamberg leaves one dead

    Fatal crash in Bamberg leaves one dead

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:06 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:06:04 GMT

    One person has died in Bamberg, South Carolina following a car crash this morning around 4 AM. The passenger was not wearing a seat belt and died when the car ran off the right side of the Ehrhardt Road and hit a building. 

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    One person has died in Bamberg, South Carolina following a car crash this morning around 4 AM. The passenger was not wearing a seat belt and died when the car ran off the right side of the Ehrhardt Road and hit a building. 

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  • Local business owners raising money for Grovetown PD

    Local business owners raising money for Grovetown PD

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:04:22 GMT

    The Grovetown Police Department had to let go of their K9 Unit, Krieger, because the dog would not hunt anymore. The 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was sold to a trainer based out of Mariwether. 

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    The Grovetown Police Department had to let go of their K9 Unit, Krieger, because the dog would not hunt anymore. The 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was sold to a trainer based out of Mariwether. 

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  • Grovetown City Council approves pay raise for employees

    Grovetown City Council approves pay raise for employees

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:59:50 GMT

    Some lower-wage employees brought it to the City Council's attention that they were making at or near the same rate of pay as when they were hired over 3 years ago. In response, the council created a salary study committee to examine the claims and give advice.

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    Some lower-wage employees brought it to the City Council's attention that they were making at or near the same rate of pay as when they were hired over 3 years ago. In response, the council created a salary study committee to examine the claims and give advice.

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  • Law enforcement looking for speeders as Operation Southern Shield gets underway

    Law enforcement looking for speeders as Operation Southern Shield gets underway

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:54:46 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    Georgia and South Carolina are joining three other states in a week-long speed enforcement operation that kicks off on Monday, July 16.

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    Georgia and South Carolina are joining three other states in a week-long speed enforcement operation that kicks off on Monday, July 16.

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  • Four people in Aiken County attempt to eat 4 lbs of ice cream at Cyndi's Sweet Shoppe

    Four people in Aiken County attempt to eat 4 lbs of ice cream at Cyndi's Sweet Shoppe

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:54:23 GMT

    Cyndi's Sweet Shoppe in Aiken held their second Ice Cream Challenge Saturday. Four people competed for the title while they attempted to devour 4 pounds of ice cream in 10 minutes.  Cindy Rudisill, the owner of Cyndi's Sweet Shoppe, says she wanted was inspired to start the ice cream challenges after she heard another shop offered it in the past. "It’s just fun, there’s nothing evil about it, there’s nothing mean about it, it’s just pe...

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    Cyndi's Sweet Shoppe in Aiken held their second Ice Cream Challenge Saturday. Four people competed for the title while they attempted to devour 4 pounds of ice cream in 10 minutes.  Cindy Rudisill, the owner of Cyndi's Sweet Shoppe, says she wanted was inspired to start the ice cream challenges after she heard another shop offered it in the past. "It’s just fun, there’s nothing evil about it, there’s nothing mean about it, it’s just pe...

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  • North Augusta Standout talks about Peach Jam Invitational

    North Augusta Standout talks about Peach Jam Invitational

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:37:59 GMT

    The top high school basketball talents have been in North Augusta the past few days for the Peach Jam Tournament.  Some of the top colleges from across the country are there scouting the next star.  With the 3-time NBA Champion & Finals MVP Kevin Durant among the spectators, many are bringing their A game to the Peach Jam Tournament. "It's a big opportunity for me to play in front of college coaches, in front of other athletes," says RJ Felton. Bru...

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    The top high school basketball talents have been in North Augusta the past few days for the Peach Jam Tournament.  Some of the top colleges from across the country are there scouting the next star.  With the 3-time NBA Champion & Finals MVP Kevin Durant among the spectators, many are bringing their A game to the Peach Jam Tournament. "It's a big opportunity for me to play in front of college coaches, in front of other athletes," says RJ Felton. Bru...

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  • Amazon site overwhelmed by glitches on Prime Day

    Amazon site overwhelmed by glitches on Prime Day

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:13:29 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:22:00 GMT

    The errors were noticeable on both mobile and desktop.

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    The errors were noticeable on both mobile and desktop.

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  • Correction: CVS-Black Customer story

    Correction: CVS-Black Customer story

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:58:11 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:19:22 GMT
    CVS Health is apologizing after a black customer says a white store manager in Chicago accused her of trying to use a phony coupon. (Source: AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)CVS Health is apologizing after a black customer says a white store manager in Chicago accused her of trying to use a phony coupon. (Source: AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    CVS Health is apologizing after a black customer says a white store manager in Chicago accused her of trying to use a phony coupon.

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    CVS Health is apologizing after a black customer says a white store manager in Chicago accused her of trying to use a phony coupon.

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  • Woman learns she was adopted, finds long-lost family

    Woman learns she was adopted, finds long-lost family

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:29 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:29:25 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:07:06 GMT
    After decades of being an only child, a Nevada woman learned her small family is much larger. (Source: WJRT/CNN)After decades of being an only child, a Nevada woman learned her small family is much larger. (Source: WJRT/CNN)

    To welcome Sarman into the family, her new-found cousin put on a welcoming party for her.

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    To welcome Sarman into the family, her new-found cousin put on a welcoming party for her.

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  • Police: Suspect dead after wounding 3 Kansas City officers

    Police: Suspect dead after wounding 3 Kansas City officers

    Sunday, July 15 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-07-15 18:28:56 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:17:05 GMT
    (Source: KHSB/CNN)(Source: KHSB/CNN)

    Authorities are searching for a suspect in the shooting of two police officers in Kansas City, Missouri. Police spokesman Jacob Becchina said Sunday that the officers' conditions aren't available.

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    Authorities are searching for a suspect in the shooting of two police officers in Kansas City, Missouri. Police spokesman Jacob Becchina said Sunday that the officers' conditions aren't available.

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  • Pot plants sprout in city's planters

    Pot plants sprout in city's planters

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:02:33 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:02:33 GMT
    The marijuana seedlings started appearing in city planters in Powell, WY, late last month. (Source: Pixabay, file)The marijuana seedlings started appearing in city planters in Powell, WY, late last month. (Source: Pixabay, file)

    The marijuana seedlings started appearing in city planters in Powell, WY, late last month.

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    The marijuana seedlings started appearing in city planters in Powell, WY, late last month.

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  • Deadly fire shuts down key route to Yosemite National Park

    Deadly fire shuts down key route to Yosemite National Park

    Sunday, July 15 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-07-15 18:04:23 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-07-16 18:54:32 GMT
    (Andrew Kuhn /The Merced Sun-Star via AP). Crews battle the Ferguson Fire along steep terrain behind the Redbud Lodge along Highway 140 near El Portal in Mariposa County, Calif., on Saturday, July 14, 2018.(Andrew Kuhn /The Merced Sun-Star via AP). Crews battle the Ferguson Fire along steep terrain behind the Redbud Lodge along Highway 140 near El Portal in Mariposa County, Calif., on Saturday, July 14, 2018.

    A wildfire that killed a California firefighter has grown quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park.

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    A wildfire that killed a California firefighter has grown quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park.

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  • Trump: summit with Putin off to a 'very, very good start'

    Trump: summit with Putin off to a 'very, very good start'

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:15:15 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-07-16 18:53:24 GMT
    President Donald Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin shake hands before holding a private meeting Monday in Helsinki, Finland. (Source: CNN, Pool)President Donald Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin shake hands before holding a private meeting Monday in Helsinki, Finland. (Source: CNN, Pool)

    Speaking during a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, he reiterates that there was "no collusion" between his campaign and the Russian government.

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    Speaking during a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, he reiterates that there was "no collusion" between his campaign and the Russian government.

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  • Daughter trapped in washing machine, mom shares on Facebook

    Daughter trapped in washing machine, mom shares on Facebook

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:32:41 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-07-16 18:04:07 GMT

    The McIver family had just gotten a new LG washing machine. They hadn’t even used it yet.

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    The McIver family had just gotten a new LG washing machine. They hadn’t even used it yet.

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  • Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101

    Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101

    Saturday, July 14 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-07-14 05:14:46 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:06:08 GMT
    Nancy Sinatra Sr., childhood sweetheart and first wife of Frank Sinatra, has died at 101. (AP Photo/File)Nancy Sinatra Sr., childhood sweetheart and first wife of Frank Sinatra, has died at 101. (AP Photo/File)

    Nancy Sinatra Sr., childhood sweetheart and first wife of Frank Sinatra, has died at 101.

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    Nancy Sinatra Sr., childhood sweetheart and first wife of Frank Sinatra, has died at 101.

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  • New Mexico passenger bus crash kills 3, injures 24 others

    New Mexico passenger bus crash kills 3, injures 24 others

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:40:07 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:03:43 GMT
    Authorities say a crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles on a highway in New Mexico has killed three people and sent 22 others to the hospital. (Source: CNN)Authorities say a crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles on a highway in New Mexico has killed three people and sent 22 others to the hospital. (Source: CNN)

    Authorities say a crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles on a highway in New Mexico has killed three people and sent 22 others to the hospital.

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    Authorities say a crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles on a highway in New Mexico has killed three people and sent 22 others to the hospital.

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  • Subject wanted for theft at Augusta beauty salon

    Subject wanted for theft at Augusta beauty salon

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-07-16 15:23:12 GMT
    Subject wanted for theft at Allure Beauty Salon in Augusta 7/10/18 (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Subject wanted for theft at Allure Beauty Salon in Augusta 7/10/18 (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
    Subject wanted for theft at Allure Beauty Salon in Augusta 7/10/18 (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Subject wanted for theft at Allure Beauty Salon in Augusta 7/10/18 (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    Between 3:11 a.m. and 4:32 a.m. on Tuesday, July 10, the subject pictured in this article entered Allure Beauty Salon on Wrightsboro Rd. and stole a cash box containing checks and credit cards.

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    Between 3:11 a.m. and 4:32 a.m. on Tuesday, July 10, the subject pictured in this article entered Allure Beauty Salon on Wrightsboro Rd. and stole a cash box containing checks and credit cards.

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  • Aggravated assault suspect wanted in Augusta

    Aggravated assault suspect wanted in Augusta

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-07-16 15:04:45 GMT
    Marqueem Mays (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Marqueem Mays (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
    Marqueem Mays (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Marqueem Mays (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for an assault suspect. Marqueem Mays is wanted in connection with an aggravated assault that happened at the Gordon Hwy Waffle House at 4:45 a.m. on Saturday, July 14.

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    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for an assault suspect. Marqueem Mays is wanted in connection with an aggravated assault that happened at the Gordon Hwy Waffle House at 4:45 a.m. on Saturday, July 14.

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  • Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

    Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

    Sunday, July 15 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-07-15 17:03:26 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:53:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). France's Kylian Mbappe, front, celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). France's Kylian Mbappe, front, celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.
    France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 in a match briefly interrupted by an on-field protest that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for.More >>
    France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 in a match briefly interrupted by an on-field protest that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for.More >>
  • Girl, 13, beheaded for witnessing grandmother's killing, investigators say

    Girl, 13, beheaded for witnessing grandmother's killing, investigators say

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:51:20 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:13:03 GMT

    Oralia Mendoza was Mariah's grandmother and the girl's main guardian. Investigators said Mendoza had connections to the Sinaloa drug cartel.

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    Oralia Mendoza was Mariah's grandmother and the girl's main guardian. Investigators said Mendoza had connections to the Sinaloa drug cartel.

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  • Crews work to repair water main break in Augusta

    Crews work to repair water main break in Augusta

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:24 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:24:52 GMT
    Location of water main break on Twiggs St. and Ash St. (source: Google Earth)Location of water main break on Twiggs St. and Ash St. (source: Google Earth)
    Location of water main break on Twiggs St. and Ash St. (source: Google Earth)Location of water main break on Twiggs St. and Ash St. (source: Google Earth)

    The Augusta Utilities Department is working to fix a water main break in Augusta. According to the department's Facebook page, the break is at the intersection of Twiggs St. and Ash St. near the Laney Walker area.

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    The Augusta Utilities Department is working to fix a water main break in Augusta. According to the department's Facebook page, the break is at the intersection of Twiggs St. and Ash St. near the Laney Walker area.

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  • Girl, 7, killed crossing highway to find dad help after alleged drunken crash

    Girl, 7, killed crossing highway to find dad help after alleged drunken crash

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-07-16 11:01:17 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-07-16 11:01:17 GMT
    The girl’s father is now behind bars, facing charges of drunken driving and possibly further charges. (Source: WXYZ/CNN)The girl’s father is now behind bars, facing charges of drunken driving and possibly further charges. (Source: WXYZ/CNN)

    The girl’s father is now behind bars, facing a charge of drunken driving and possibly further charges.

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    The girl’s father is now behind bars, facing a charge of drunken driving and possibly further charges.

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  • Keep beach lights out to protect sea turtle hatchlings

    Keep beach lights out to protect sea turtle hatchlings

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:57 AM EDT2018-07-16 10:57:04 GMT
    A loggerhead hatchling at Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge in 2016 (Photo: E. Weeks/SCDNR)A loggerhead hatchling at Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge in 2016 (Photo: E. Weeks/SCDNR)

    The 2018 sea turtle hatching season is underway in South Carolina – and due to dune erosion, state wildlife officials say it’s more important than ever to keep artificial lights off the beach. Beginning in May of each year, four sea turtle species come ashore to lay eggs on South Carolina beaches. After two months of incubation, young turtles emerge from their ping pong ball-sized eggs and quickly crawl back to the ocean. Early on Sunday, July 8, the first hatch of the y...

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    The 2018 sea turtle hatching season is underway in South Carolina – and due to dune erosion, state wildlife officials say it’s more important than ever to keep artificial lights off the beach. Beginning in May of each year, four sea turtle species come ashore to lay eggs on South Carolina beaches. After two months of incubation, young turtles emerge from their ping pong ball-sized eggs and quickly crawl back to the ocean. Early on Sunday, July 8, the first hatch of the y...

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  • Fake police officer busted after trying to pull over real deal

    Fake police officer busted after trying to pull over real deal

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:34 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:34:54 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:34 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:34:54 GMT
    Matthew Disbro, 44, told troopers he was just trying to protect the public, but law enforcement officers say actions like these made it harder for them to do their jobs. (Source: Arizona DPS/KPHO/KTVK/CNN)Matthew Disbro, 44, told troopers he was just trying to protect the public, but law enforcement officers say actions like these made it harder for them to do their jobs. (Source: Arizona DPS/KPHO/KTVK/CNN)

    The man told troopers he was just trying to protect the public, but law enforcement officers say actions like these make it harder for them to do their jobs.

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    The man told troopers he was just trying to protect the public, but law enforcement officers say actions like these make it harder for them to do their jobs.

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  • Paraglider charged in Trump resort flight; Finns demonstrate

    Paraglider charged in Trump resort flight; Finns demonstrate

    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:37 AM EDT2018-07-15 11:37:37 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:01:38 GMT
    ( John Linton/PA via AP). In this Friday, July 13, 2018 photo, a Greenpeace protester flying a microlight passes over US President's Donald Trump's resort in Turnberry, South Ayrshire, Scotland with a banner reading "Trump: Well Below Par", shortly aft...( John Linton/PA via AP). In this Friday, July 13, 2018 photo, a Greenpeace protester flying a microlight passes over US President's Donald Trump's resort in Turnberry, South Ayrshire, Scotland with a banner reading "Trump: Well Below Par", shortly aft...

    Scottish police say they have arrested a man in connection with a Greenpeace protest that breached a no-fly security zone and flew a banner close to the golf resort where President Donald Trump was staying.

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    Scottish police say they have arrested a man in connection with a Greenpeace protest that breached a no-fly security zone and flew a banner close to the golf resort where President Donald Trump was staying.

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  • As toddlers dangle out Chicago window, bystanders rush to save them

    As toddlers dangle out Chicago window, bystanders rush to save them

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-07-16 05:01:24 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-07-16 05:01:24 GMT
    Police say there was an adult home at the time of the incident, but they weren’t aware of the danger. (Source: Denise Ochoa/WLS/CNN)Police say there was an adult home at the time of the incident, but they weren’t aware of the danger. (Source: Denise Ochoa/WLS/CNN)

    Police say there was an adult home at the time of the incident, but they weren’t aware of the danger. The children have been placed with relatives.

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    Police say there was an adult home at the time of the incident, but they weren’t aware of the danger. The children have been placed with relatives.

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  • Kidnapping victim escapes captors with help from cashier

    Kidnapping victim escapes captors with help from cashier

    Sunday, July 15 2018 9:21 PM EDT2018-07-16 01:21:20 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-07-16 01:41:29 GMT

    Deputies arrived with their guns drawn and stormed the store.

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    Deputies arrived with their guns drawn and stormed the store.

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  • 7 killed, 15 wounded in suicide attack in Afghanistan

    7 killed, 15 wounded in suicide attack in Afghanistan

    Sunday, July 15 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-07-15 14:42:45 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-07-15 15:35:31 GMT

    An Afghan official says that 7 people have been killed and 15 others wounded when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden vest in the country's capital.

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    An Afghan official says that 7 people have been killed and 15 others wounded when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden vest in the country's capital.

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  • Trump faults Obama for US response to Russian hacking

    Trump faults Obama for US response to Russian hacking

    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-07-14 04:19:51 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-07-15 15:29:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Washington.

    The indictment ties U.S. election interference to the Russian government for the first time, charging 12 Russian military intelligence officers with hacking Democrats.

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    The indictment ties U.S. election interference to the Russian government for the first time, charging 12 Russian military intelligence officers with hacking Democrats.

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  • Kerber tops Williams at Wimbledon for 3rd Grand Slam title

    Kerber tops Williams at Wimbledon for 3rd Grand Slam title

    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:25 AM EDT2018-07-14 11:25:04 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:38 AM EDT2018-07-15 11:38:52 GMT
    (Neil Hall/Pool via AP). Serena Williams of the US returns a ball to Julia Goerges of Germany during their women's semifinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday July 12, 2018.(Neil Hall/Pool via AP). Serena Williams of the US returns a ball to Julia Goerges of Germany during their women's semifinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday July 12, 2018.

    About 10 months after having a baby, Serena Williams plays in the Wimbledon final against Angelique Kerber.

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    About 10 months after having a baby, Serena Williams plays in the Wimbledon final against Angelique Kerber.

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  • Big-hearted officers gift shoes to boy wearing torn, dirty socks

    Big-hearted officers gift shoes to boy wearing torn, dirty socks

    Sunday, July 15 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-07-15 10:30:31 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-07-15 10:30:31 GMT
    An officer with the Tukwila Police Department helps tie the boy's new shoes. (Source: Tukwila Police Department/CNN)An officer with the Tukwila Police Department helps tie the boy's new shoes. (Source: Tukwila Police Department/CNN)

    When the officers asked the boy where his shoes were, he told them the shoes he had were too small for his feet.

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    When the officers asked the boy where his shoes were, he told them the shoes he had were too small for his feet.

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  • Mother from KS battles flesh-eating bacteria with at least 15 surgeries

    Mother from KS battles flesh-eating bacteria with at least 15 surgeries

    Sunday, July 15 2018 4:04 AM EDT2018-07-15 08:04:49 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 4:04 AM EDT2018-07-15 08:04:49 GMT
    After weeks in the hospital, 32-year-old Tamara Owsley's left arm is covered in bandages and scars, and she’s unable to use it. (Source: KSHB/CNN)After weeks in the hospital, 32-year-old Tamara Owsley's left arm is covered in bandages and scars, and she’s unable to use it. (Source: KSHB/CNN)

    After weeks in the hospital, the mother’s left arm is covered in bandages and scars, and she’s unable to use it.

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    After weeks in the hospital, the mother’s left arm is covered in bandages and scars, and she’s unable to use it.

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  • Caught on camera: Woman kicks child at Philadelphia playground

    Caught on camera: Woman kicks child at Philadelphia playground

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-07-15 04:47:35 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-07-15 05:23:16 GMT

    Police say the video could be evidence of possible child abuse.

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    Police say the video could be evidence of possible child abuse.

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  • Girl heard sobbing in recording reunited with her mother

    Girl heard sobbing in recording reunited with her mother

    Saturday, July 14 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-07-14 22:12:28 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-07-14 22:19:46 GMT
    Cindy didn’t even know where her daughter was after they were separated a little over four weeks ago. (Source: KPRC/CNN)Cindy didn’t even know where her daughter was after they were separated a little over four weeks ago. (Source: KPRC/CNN)

    Among the children recently reunited with their parents was 6-year-old Alisson Ximena, the little girl whose cries for her family were heard across the country.

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    Among the children recently reunited with their parents was 6-year-old Alisson Ximena, the little girl whose cries for her family were heard across the country.

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  • Belgium finishes 3rd at World Cup, beats England 2-0

    Belgium finishes 3rd at World Cup, beats England 2-0

    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-07-14 16:01:50 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-07-14 20:57:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Belgium's Thomas Meunier, left, and England's Danny Rose challenge for the ball during the third place match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia,...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Belgium's Thomas Meunier, left, and England's Danny Rose challenge for the ball during the third place match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia,...

    Belgium earns its highest World Cup finish by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match.

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    Belgium earns its highest World Cup finish by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match.

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  • Trump back in Scotland to prepare for Putin talks

    Trump back in Scotland to prepare for Putin talks

    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-07-14 04:49:43 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-07-14 20:16:22 GMT
    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived at Glasgow Prestwick Airport in Scotland on Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived at Glasgow Prestwick Airport in Scotland on Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    President Trump is back in Scotland, where he's spending the weekend preparing for his Putin summit and likely playing golf.

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    President Trump is back in Scotland, where he's spending the weekend preparing for his Putin summit and likely playing golf.

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  • Teen bitten by two snakes while mowing grass

    Teen bitten by two snakes while mowing grass

    Saturday, July 14 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-07-14 17:07:19 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-07-14 19:26:27 GMT

    Connor Stoll, 17, has been operating his own landscaping business since he was 10. He said the snakes won't stop his business.

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    Connor Stoll, 17, has been operating his own landscaping business since he was 10. He said the snakes won't stop his business.

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  • Homeless man serenades woman who bought him food

    Homeless man serenades woman who bought him food

    Saturday, July 14 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-07-14 13:02:54 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-07-14 18:18:50 GMT

    Cristala Poole decided to do 35 acts of kindness for her 35th birthday. She was blessed with a lovely tune by a stranger.

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    Cristala Poole decided to do 35 acts of kindness for her 35th birthday. She was blessed with a lovely tune by a stranger.

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  • 12-year-old girl graduates from NY college

    12-year-old girl graduates from NY college

    Saturday, July 14 2018 6:45 AM EDT2018-07-14 10:45:24 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-07-14 13:35:33 GMT

    D.J. Tillman said she plans to get her masters in environmental engineering. Her mother hopes she'll join the Space Force. 

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    D.J. Tillman said she plans to get her masters in environmental engineering. Her mother hopes she'll join the Space Force. 

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  • Thai soccer players crave food, wait to go home next week

    Thai soccer players crave food, wait to go home next week

    Saturday, July 14 2018 3:15 AM EDT2018-07-14 07:15:23 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-07-14 12:51:05 GMT
    (Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital via AP). This image made from a video taken on July 13, 2018 and released by Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital, shows Ekarat Wongsookchan, one of the 12 boys rescued from the flooded cave, in their hospital room at Chia...(Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital via AP). This image made from a video taken on July 13, 2018 and released by Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital, shows Ekarat Wongsookchan, one of the 12 boys rescued from the flooded cave, in their hospital room at Chia...

    The 12 boys and their soccer coach are recovering well, and in a brief new video list their food wish lists. The health minister says they're expected to be discharged next week.

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    The 12 boys and their soccer coach are recovering well, and in a brief new video list their food wish lists. The health minister says they're expected to be discharged next week.

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  • Police accused of using coin flip app to decide whether to arrest driver

    Police accused of using coin flip app to decide whether to arrest driver

    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:10 AM EDT2018-07-14 11:10:17 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:21 AM EDT2018-07-14 11:21:11 GMT

    Officers in Georgia allegedly used a coin flip app to decide whether a driver they pulled over would go to jail.

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    Officers in Georgia allegedly used a coin flip app to decide whether a driver they pulled over would go to jail.

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  • VIDEO: Driver takes out car door in bizarre road rage incident

    VIDEO: Driver takes out car door in bizarre road rage incident

    Saturday, July 14 2018 5:13 AM EDT2018-07-14 09:13:21 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 5:26 AM EDT2018-07-14 09:26:42 GMT

    Cellphone video shows an SUV ramming into a Toyota Prius.

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    Cellphone video shows an SUV ramming into a Toyota Prius.

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  • FDA recalls heart medications over cancer concerns

    FDA recalls heart medications over cancer concerns

    Saturday, July 14 2018 4:13 AM EDT2018-07-14 08:13:16 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 4:19 AM EDT2018-07-14 08:19:08 GMT

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a recall of several heart drugs that contain a possibly carcinogenic impurity.

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    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a recall of several heart drugs that contain a possibly carcinogenic impurity.

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  • Intel official: Cyber threat warnings 'blinking red'

    Intel official: Cyber threat warnings 'blinking red'

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:23:41 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-07-14 07:25:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018, file photo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Coats warned July 13, 2018, that cyber ...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018, file photo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Coats warned July 13, 2018, that cyber ...
    The nation's top intelligence official says cyber threats from foreign adversaries are not just targeting the United States around election times.More >>
    The nation's top intelligence official says cyber threats from foreign adversaries are not just targeting the United States around election times.More >>
  • A Russian-connected firm funded the software vendor running Maryland's voting system, the FBI told state officials

    A Russian-connected firm funded the software vendor running Maryland's voting system, the FBI told state officials

    Saturday, July 14 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-07-14 05:06:32 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-07-14 05:52:53 GMT

    Top officials in Maryland are reviewing the state's ballot counting and voter registration systems after the FBI told them the company that financed the software vendor operating them has ties to a Russian billionaire.

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    Top officials in Maryland are reviewing the state's ballot counting and voter registration systems after the FBI told them the company that financed the software vendor operating them has ties to a Russian billionaire.

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  • Black students canvassing for Congressional candidate get police called on them

    Black students canvassing for Congressional candidate get police called on them

    Friday, July 13 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-07-14 02:54:20 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-07-14 04:24:33 GMT

    Student Eli Sabur recorded three police cruisers responding and wrote on Facebook, "The officers were nice but really 3!?!? Stay safe y’all and stay optimistic!”

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    Student Eli Sabur recorded three police cruisers responding and wrote on Facebook, "The officers were nice but really 3!?!? Stay safe y’all and stay optimistic!”

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  • KY girl, 12, tried to poison stepbrother, 4, now charged with murder

    KY girl, 12, tried to poison stepbrother, 4, now charged with murder

    Friday, July 13 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:32:40 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:32:40 GMT
    The mother told police that in messages the girl wrote about using "Mr. Clean" to try and "get rid" of her stepbrother. (Source: WTVF/CNN)The mother told police that in messages the girl wrote about using "Mr. Clean" to try and "get rid" of her stepbrother. (Source: WTVF/CNN)

    Police say the girl admitted to trying to kill the boy out of jealousy for her mother's affection and because he annoyed her.

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    Police say the girl admitted to trying to kill the boy out of jealousy for her mother's affection and because he annoyed her.

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  • GRAPHIC VIDEO: Toddler falls at daycare, 'You could see my baby's skull'

    GRAPHIC VIDEO: Toddler falls at daycare, 'You could see my baby's skull'

    Friday, July 13 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:12:42 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:30:27 GMT

    Naomi Ramos wants to know why the daycare didn’t seek emergency care for her daughter.

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    Naomi Ramos wants to know why the daycare didn’t seek emergency care for her daughter.

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  • YMCA coming soon to Burke County

    YMCA coming soon to Burke County

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:54:07 GMT
    YMCA coming soon to Burke County (WFXG)YMCA coming soon to Burke County (WFXG)

    After years of planning, commissioners finally approved the funds to build a YMCA in the Burke County area. The facility will be located next to the Rec department between Highway 25 and Johnathon Broadston Park. The facility will include a fitness center, class rooms, child care rooms, swimming pools, lazy river, and more.

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    After years of planning, commissioners finally approved the funds to build a YMCA in the Burke County area. The facility will be located next to the Rec department between Highway 25 and Johnathon Broadston Park. The facility will include a fitness center, class rooms, child care rooms, swimming pools, lazy river, and more.

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  • 13 things to know about Friday the 13th

    13 things to know about Friday the 13th

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:10 AM EDT2018-07-13 10:10:04 GMT

    What do you really know about Friday the 13th?

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    What do you really know about Friday the 13th?

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  • Firefighters rescue puppy that fell in sewer in NC

    Firefighters rescue puppy that fell in sewer in NC

    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-07-12 13:44:45 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:13:02 GMT

    The Charlotte Fire Department has firefighters working with Charlotte Water staff to recover the 5-week-old toy poodle. 

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    The Charlotte Fire Department has firefighters working with Charlotte Water staff to recover the 5-week-old toy poodle. 

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  • Human remains discovered in McCormick County

    Human remains discovered in McCormick County

    Friday, July 13 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:55:17 GMT
    (WFXG)(WFXG)

    Investigators have discovered human remains in McCormick County. It’s unknown if the remains are of one or two people.

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    Investigators have discovered human remains in McCormick County. It’s unknown if the remains are of one or two people.

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  • Augusta Chapter of NAREB Set To Open

    Augusta Chapter of NAREB Set To Open

    Friday, July 13 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:44:59 GMT

    Augusta is getting its own chapter with the National Association of Real Estate Brokers at the end of this month. The national convention is going to be held in Atlanta in two weeks, where the chapter will officially be chartered. 

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    Augusta is getting its own chapter with the National Association of Real Estate Brokers at the end of this month. The national convention is going to be held in Atlanta in two weeks, where the chapter will officially be chartered. 

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  • 1st Public Forum held for improvements of Richmond Co. Centers & Parks

    1st Public Forum held for improvements of Richmond Co. Centers & Parks

    Friday, July 13 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:35:06 GMT
    Jamestown Parks & Rec. Meeting (Source: WFXG)Jamestown Parks & Rec. Meeting (Source: WFXG)

    Thursday kicks off a series of open forum meetings to improve Augusta – Richmond County Community Centers & Parks.  These improvements are already covered by SPLOST 7. Voters passed that back in 2015. Now, the Parks & Rec. Department is asking the public what they would like to see.  The main portion of those funds will be directed to the football field, basketball courts, and walking trails. Throughout this process, they want to upgrade these parks by ma...

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    Thursday kicks off a series of open forum meetings to improve Augusta – Richmond County Community Centers & Parks.  These improvements are already covered by SPLOST 7. Voters passed that back in 2015. Now, the Parks & Rec. Department is asking the public what they would like to see.  The main portion of those funds will be directed to the football field, basketball courts, and walking trails. Throughout this process, they want to upgrade these parks by ma...

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  • Campus transforms to clinic to provide free medical care in Thomson

    Campus transforms to clinic to provide free medical care in Thomson

    Friday, July 13 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:21:18 GMT
    A service member poses with patients at Thomsons Innovative Readiness Training event (Source: Master Sgt. Theanne HermannA service member poses with patients at Thomsons Innovative Readiness Training event (Source: Master Sgt. Theanne Hermann

    Members of the military, from different parts of the U.S, are taking part in Innovative Readiness Training or IRT. Through this program - which is fueled by taxpayer dollars - service members provide free vision,dental and medical care to the community. #HAPPENINGNOW: #Military members are training in Thomson. They’re using their #medical skills to help people who may not have the funds to see a doctor. It lasts until 7/18/18! (U.S. Air Force photos by Master Sgt. Theanne He...

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    Members of the military, from different parts of the U.S, are taking part in Innovative Readiness Training or IRT. Through this program - which is fueled by taxpayer dollars - service members provide free vision,dental and medical care to the community. #HAPPENINGNOW: #Military members are training in Thomson. They’re using their #medical skills to help people who may not have the funds to see a doctor. It lasts until 7/18/18! (U.S. Air Force photos by Master Sgt. Theanne He...

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  • People & Places with Pierce: J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lake

    People & Places with Pierce: J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lake

    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-07-12 17:17:31 GMT
    People & Places with Pierce: J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lake (WFXG)People & Places with Pierce: J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lake (WFXG)

    Some would argue that life is better at J. Strom Thurmond Lake, but its original purpose wasn't to be an oasis.

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    Some would argue that life is better at J. Strom Thurmond Lake, but its original purpose wasn't to be an oasis.

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  • Both Foss parents indicted after their 4-year-old shot himself

    Both Foss parents indicted after their 4-year-old shot himself

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-07-11 20:07:33 GMT
    Justin Foss, Sr, 27, is behind bars after his son accidentally shot himselfJustin Foss, Sr, 27, is behind bars after his son accidentally shot himself

    A Richmond County Grand Jury has indicted the parents of a four-year-old boy who shot himself with a gun on Saturday, July 7, 2018. According to the report from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, around 10:49 Saturday morning, Justin Foss, Jr. found one of his parents' guns that was hidden under the couch of his home at Millbrook Pointe Apartments. He accidentally shot himself in the head with that Smith and Wesson, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office's case report....

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    A Richmond County Grand Jury has indicted the parents of a four-year-old boy who shot himself with a gun on Saturday, July 7, 2018. According to the report from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, around 10:49 Saturday morning, Justin Foss, Jr. found one of his parents' guns that was hidden under the couch of his home at Millbrook Pointe Apartments. He accidentally shot himself in the head with that Smith and Wesson, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office's case report....

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  • Georgia Cyber Center Has Opened

    Georgia Cyber Center Has Opened

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:08 PM EDT2018-07-11 18:08:47 GMT

    The Georgia Cyber center celebrated it's opening ceremony on Tuesday, July 10. It was finished in just over a year. The center will bring millions of jobs to Augusta, but more importantly, it will train millions of Americans in cyber security. 

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    The Georgia Cyber center celebrated it's opening ceremony on Tuesday, July 10. It was finished in just over a year. The center will bring millions of jobs to Augusta, but more importantly, it will train millions of Americans in cyber security. 

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  • Pedestrian hit and killed in Augusta

    Pedestrian hit and killed in Augusta

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:55:39 GMT
    Flornell Williams (Source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Flornell Williams (Source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    A pedestrian died after getting hit by a car early Friday morning in Augusta. 

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    A pedestrian died after getting hit by a car early Friday morning in Augusta. 

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  • Mueller indicts 12 Russians for hacking in the 2016 presidential campaign

    Mueller indicts 12 Russians for hacking in the 2016 presidential campaign

    Friday, July 13 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-07-13 16:06:08 GMT
    Jul 13, 2018 11:48 PM2018-07-14 06:28:53 GMT

    Rod Rosenstein announced the indictments days ahead of a scheduled meeting between Presidents Trump and Putin.

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    Rod Rosenstein announced the indictments days ahead of a scheduled meeting between Presidents Trump and Putin.

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  • Waters rose, turning hour-long cave trip into 18-day ordeal

    Waters rose, turning hour-long cave trip into 18-day ordeal

    Friday, July 13 2018 8:13 AM EDT2018-07-13 12:13:24 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-07-14 06:21:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Banphot Konkum, father of Duangpetch Promthep, shows his son's soccer jersey during an interview at their home in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand, Friday, July 13, 2018. Banphot told The Associated Pre...(AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Banphot Konkum, father of Duangpetch Promthep, shows his son's soccer jersey during an interview at their home in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand, Friday, July 13, 2018. Banphot told The Associated Pre...
    The boys mending from their long ordeal trapped in a cave and the rescuers who brought them to safety are starting to share stories of the dangers and their survival.More >>
    The boys mending from their long ordeal trapped in a cave and the rescuers who brought them to safety are starting to share stories of the dangers and their survival.More >>
  • Protests, diplomatic backflips mark Trump's visit to England

    Protests, diplomatic backflips mark Trump's visit to England

    Friday, July 13 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-07-13 04:37:23 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-07-14 04:50:53 GMT
    (Will Oliver/Photo via AP). From left, first lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May, and her husband Philip May, watch the arrival ceremony at Blenheim Palace, in Blenheim, England, Thursday, July 12, 2018.(Will Oliver/Photo via AP). From left, first lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May, and her husband Philip May, watch the arrival ceremony at Blenheim Palace, in Blenheim, England, Thursday, July 12, 2018.

    President Donald Trump is dishing up a fresh dose of chaos in England after he left behind a contentious NATO gathering in Brussels.

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    President Donald Trump is dishing up a fresh dose of chaos in England after he left behind a contentious NATO gathering in Brussels.

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  • Fire Leaves Three Homeless

    Fire Leaves Three Homeless

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-07-13 23:48:58 GMT

    A fire ripped through a home in North Augusta on the afternoon of July 12, leaving three people without housing. The house has significant smoke, fire and water damage, according to fire officials. 

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    A fire ripped through a home in North Augusta on the afternoon of July 12, leaving three people without housing. The house has significant smoke, fire and water damage, according to fire officials. 

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  • Six Tips To Keep Pets Safe During Storm Season

    Six Tips To Keep Pets Safe During Storm Season

    Friday, July 13 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:31:55 GMT
    Lucky the TurfMutt goes for a ride (Kris Kiser/OPEI)Lucky the TurfMutt goes for a ride (Kris Kiser/OPEI)

    While no one is immune from the devastation of a natural disaster, preparing before a storm hits is key to keeping everyone in your family—including your pets—safe. Here are six ideas to keep in mind for your pet as you map out your disaster preparedness plan. • Have your pet microchipped. In the event of an emergency—natural or otherwise—you want to ensure your pet can get back to you if you’re separated. Collars and ID tags, though important, can...

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    While no one is immune from the devastation of a natural disaster, preparing before a storm hits is key to keeping everyone in your family—including your pets—safe. Here are six ideas to keep in mind for your pet as you map out your disaster preparedness plan. • Have your pet microchipped. In the event of an emergency—natural or otherwise—you want to ensure your pet can get back to you if you’re separated. Collars and ID tags, though important, can...

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  • Report: The high cost of hot

    Report: The high cost of hot

    Friday, July 13 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:29:11 GMT
    Trend in warm nights in Augusta (Climate Central)Trend in warm nights in Augusta (Climate Central)

    Summers are getting hotter and this is coming with a cost. As greenhouse gases build in the atmosphere from the burning of fossil fuels, the number of hotter average and extreme temperatures continues to mount.

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    Summers are getting hotter and this is coming with a cost. As greenhouse gases build in the atmosphere from the burning of fossil fuels, the number of hotter average and extreme temperatures continues to mount.

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  • The benefits of Enhance Recovery After Surgery program

    The benefits of Enhance Recovery After Surgery program

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:43:30 GMT
    The benefits of Enhance Recovery After Surgery program (WFXG)The benefits of Enhance Recovery After Surgery program (WFXG)

    Patients at the Georgia Cancer Center are seeing the benefits of a program that is speeding up the recovery process for those with colorectal cancer. FOX 54 spoke to health experts about the program that is helping patients before, during, and after surgery. It is called Enhance Recovery After Surgery, a program that results in less complications after surgeries, shorter hospital stay, and reduces health care cost.

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    Patients at the Georgia Cancer Center are seeing the benefits of a program that is speeding up the recovery process for those with colorectal cancer. FOX 54 spoke to health experts about the program that is helping patients before, during, and after surgery. It is called Enhance Recovery After Surgery, a program that results in less complications after surgeries, shorter hospital stay, and reduces health care cost.

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  • Multiple students injured in Colorado school bus crash

    Multiple students injured in Colorado school bus crash

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-07-12 23:50:20 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:02:32 GMT
    Authorities say multiple people were injured when a school bus carrying 35 high school students crashed and tipped over on a rural road northeast of Denver. (Source: KMGH via CNN)Authorities say multiple people were injured when a school bus carrying 35 high school students crashed and tipped over on a rural road northeast of Denver. (Source: KMGH via CNN)

    Authorities say multiple people were injured when a school bus carrying 35 high school students crashed and tipped over on a rural road northeast of Denver.

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    Authorities say multiple people were injured when a school bus carrying 35 high school students crashed and tipped over on a rural road northeast of Denver.

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  • Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry

    Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry

    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:16:02 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-07-13 19:51:13 GMT
    (Miguel Roberts /The Brownsville Herald via AP, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2018 file photo, dignitaries take a tour of Southwest Key Programs Casa Padre, a U.S. immigration facility in Brownsville, Texas, where children who have been separated from...(Miguel Roberts /The Brownsville Herald via AP, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2018 file photo, dignitaries take a tour of Southwest Key Programs Casa Padre, a U.S. immigration facility in Brownsville, Texas, where children who have been separated from...

    Detaining immigrant children is a growing business for private contractors, who stand to earn $1 billion this year _ a tenfold increase from 2007.

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    Detaining immigrant children is a growing business for private contractors, who stand to earn $1 billion this year _ a tenfold increase from 2007.

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  • Bug flies into semi truck, distracts driver, causes crash, closes highway

    Bug flies into semi truck, distracts driver, causes crash, closes highway

    Friday, July 13 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-07-13 19:21:02 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-07-13 19:21:02 GMT

    “Walker tried to swat the bug and took his eyes off the road,” concluded an investigation, “causing him to drive off the roadway

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    “Walker tried to swat the bug and took his eyes off the road,” concluded an investigation, “causing him to drive off the roadway

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  • Two 18-wheelers crash on I-20 in Aiken County

    Two 18-wheelers crash on I-20 in Aiken County

    Friday, July 13 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:38:52 GMT

    Two 18 wheelers crashed on I-20 Westbound in Aiken County near the state line.

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    Two 18 wheelers crashed on I-20 Westbound in Aiken County near the state line.

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  • Meet avozilla, an avocado the size of your head

    Meet avozilla, an avocado the size of your head

    Friday, July 13 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:19:39 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:19:39 GMT
    These giant hybrid avocados are originally from South Africa, but are now being grown in Australia. (Source: Nine News Australia/CNN)These giant hybrid avocados are originally from South Africa, but are now being grown in Australia. (Source: Nine News Australia/CNN)

    These giant hybrid avocados are originally from South Africa but are now being grown in Australia. 

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    These giant hybrid avocados are originally from South Africa but are now being grown in Australia. 

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  • Dog killed while in care of sitter hired through Rover app

    Dog killed while in care of sitter hired through Rover app

    Friday, July 13 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-07-13 17:17:19 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:01:55 GMT

    Elaine Conoly has not heard from the sitter since and is still searching for her dog's remains. She is pressing charges.

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    Elaine Conoly has not heard from the sitter since and is still searching for her dog's remains. She is pressing charges.

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  • Mailman helps himself to family's fruit and veggies

    Mailman helps himself to family's fruit and veggies

    Friday, July 13 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:58:09 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-07-13 16:02:01 GMT

    A security video shows a mailman snacking five times in two weeks on the family’s tomatoes and strawberries.

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    A security video shows a mailman snacking five times in two weeks on the family’s tomatoes and strawberries.

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  • Blockbusters in Alaska set to close; 1 store left in US

    Blockbusters in Alaska set to close; 1 store left in US

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-07-12 23:24:54 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:50:41 GMT
    In its heyday, Blockbuster had 15 stores in Alaska. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)In its heyday, Blockbuster had 15 stores in Alaska. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)

    Alaska's last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the rest of the nation.

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    Alaska's last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the rest of the nation.

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  • Obama, Katy Perry, Rihanna lose millions of Twitter followers during crackdown

    Obama, Katy Perry, Rihanna lose millions of Twitter followers during crackdown

    Friday, July 13 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:11:39 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-07-13 14:40:57 GMT

    Former President Barack Obama is still the third most-followed person on Twitter following this round of purges. 

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    Former President Barack Obama is still the third most-followed person on Twitter following this round of purges. 

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  • Preschooler with cancer writes own obituary, plans memorial with bounce houses

    Preschooler with cancer writes own obituary, plans memorial with bounce houses

    Friday, July 13 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:35:10 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 9:49 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:49:02 GMT

    With the help of his parents, Garrett Matthias wrote his own obituary to tell the world about himself.

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    With the help of his parents, Garrett Matthias wrote his own obituary to tell the world about himself.

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  • McDonald's salads suspected after more than 100 sick in 2 states

    McDonald's salads suspected after more than 100 sick in 2 states

    Friday, July 13 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-07-13 12:12:33 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-07-13 12:20:56 GMT
    McDonald's is cooperating with an investigation into its salads in two states. (Source: CNN)McDonald's is cooperating with an investigation into its salads in two states. (Source: CNN)

    Both the Illinois and Iowa departments of health say they are looking into outbreaks of an intestinal illness. Investigators suspect the cyclospora parasite as the cause.

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    Both the Illinois and Iowa departments of health say they are looking into outbreaks of an intestinal illness. Investigators suspect the cyclospora parasite as the cause.

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  • Some in disabled community upset over Starbucks' plastic straw ban

    Some in disabled community upset over Starbucks' plastic straw ban

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:37 AM EDT2018-07-13 10:37:58 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 6:55 AM EDT2018-07-13 10:55:16 GMT

    Disability advocates say Starbucks' plastic straw ban may be misguided.

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    Disability advocates say Starbucks' plastic straw ban may be misguided.

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  • 2017 hurricane season was 'unprecedented,' new FEMA report says

    2017 hurricane season was 'unprecedented,' new FEMA report says

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:10 AM EDT2018-07-13 08:10:15 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 4:28 AM EDT2018-07-13 08:28:06 GMT

    The agency said last year's hurricane season "stretched response capabilities at all levels of government."

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    The agency said last year's hurricane season "stretched response capabilities at all levels of government."

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  • Trump dishes up fresh dose of chaos aimed at May, Londoners

    Trump dishes up fresh dose of chaos aimed at May, Londoners

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-07-12 04:38:02 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 3:53 AM EDT2018-07-13 07:53:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/pool). U.S. President Donald Trump takes his seat as he attends the multilateral meeting of the North Atlantic Council, Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/pool). U.S. President Donald Trump takes his seat as he attends the multilateral meeting of the North Atlantic Council, Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.

    Trump has taken an aggressive tone during the NATO summit, questioning the value of an alliance that has defined decades of American foreign policy, torching an ally and proposing a massive increase in European defense spending.

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    Trump has taken an aggressive tone during the NATO summit, questioning the value of an alliance that has defined decades of American foreign policy, torching an ally and proposing a massive increase in European defense spending.

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  • Woman accused of attacking elderly man with brick charged with attempted murder

    Woman accused of attacking elderly man with brick charged with attempted murder

    Friday, July 13 2018 2:44 AM EDT2018-07-13 06:44:01 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-07-13 07:03:49 GMT

    A judge set the bail at more than $1.1 million for a woman accused of hitting an elderly man with a brick.

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    A judge set the bail at more than $1.1 million for a woman accused of hitting an elderly man with a brick.

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  • Dying man gets his wish, Cherry 7-Up, thanks to determined store manager

    Dying man gets his wish, Cherry 7-Up, thanks to determined store manager

    Friday, July 13 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-07-13 05:05:39 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 1:19 AM EDT2018-07-13 05:19:38 GMT

    A dying man's seemingly simple request brought strangers together on a mission in Abilene, TX.

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    A dying man's seemingly simple request brought strangers together on a mission in Abilene, TX.

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  • FBI agent clashes with GOP at hearing on Russia probe

    FBI agent clashes with GOP at hearing on Russia probe

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:04 AM EDT2018-07-12 08:04:08 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-07-13 04:07:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2018, file photo, Peter Strzok, the FBI agent facing criticism following a series of anti-Trump text messages, walks to gives a deposition before the House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hil...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2018, file photo, Peter Strzok, the FBI agent facing criticism following a series of anti-Trump text messages, walks to gives a deposition before the House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hil...
    An FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team because of derogatory text messages about President Donald Trump is testifying publicly for the first time.More >>
    An FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team because of derogatory text messages about President Donald Trump is testifying publicly for the first time.More >>
  • Kellogg's Honey Smacks Salmonella outbreak has spread to 100 cases, CDC says

    Kellogg's Honey Smacks Salmonella outbreak has spread to 100 cases, CDC says

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-07-12 23:52:01 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-07-12 23:52:01 GMT
    The CDC reports 30 people have been hospitalized in the outbreak. (Source: CDC)The CDC reports 30 people have been hospitalized in the outbreak. (Source: CDC)

    The CDC reports 30 people have been hospitalized in the outbreak, and children younger than one year old have been infected.

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    The CDC reports 30 people have been hospitalized in the outbreak, and children younger than one year old have been infected.

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  • Man with the world's longest fingernails gets them cut

    Man with the world's longest fingernails gets them cut

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:29:50 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:52:12 GMT

    The nails on his left hand had a combined length of over 31 feet, about as long as a London double-decker bus.

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    The nails on his left hand had a combined length of over 31 feet, about as long as a London double-decker bus.

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  • Woman fights to keep support pig who helps her with depression

    Woman fights to keep support pig who helps her with depression

    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:17:15 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:19:50 GMT

    Stacey Fox says Hamlet helps her with depression and bipolar disorder. 

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    Stacey Fox says Hamlet helps her with depression and bipolar disorder. 

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  • Show-off border collie puts other dogs to shame

    Show-off border collie puts other dogs to shame

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:01:28 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:01:28 GMT
    This 3-year-old border collie is full of tricks and enthusiasm. (Source: John K9)This 3-year-old border collie is full of tricks and enthusiasm. (Source: John K9)

    This 3-year-old border collie is full of tricks and enthusiasm.

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    This 3-year-old border collie is full of tricks and enthusiasm.

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  • 'I didn't want to die': Teen survives nearly 10 hours adrift in ocean

    'I didn't want to die': Teen survives nearly 10 hours adrift in ocean

    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:18 PM EDT2018-07-12 17:18:40 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-07-12 17:53:50 GMT

    Blake Spataro was on a Georgia beach when a tide pulled him into the ocean. Not even the U.S. Coast Guard could find him.

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    Blake Spataro was on a Georgia beach when a tide pulled him into the ocean. Not even the U.S. Coast Guard could find him.

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  • AGS finds out status of grant soon; More direct flights could be on the way

    AGS finds out status of grant soon; More direct flights could be on the way

    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-07-12 17:43:36 GMT

    Could Augusta Regional Airport see more direct flights other than from Charlotte & Atlanta? The Airport applied for a special grant that could start the process of adding more carriers.  In the coming weeks, a decision is expected to be announce whether a small grant has been awarded to the airport which could change all of that. "A lot more convenient supposed to having to travel to Columbia, Charlotte and Atlanta," says Carl Johnson. The Small Community Ai...

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    Could Augusta Regional Airport see more direct flights other than from Charlotte & Atlanta? The Airport applied for a special grant that could start the process of adding more carriers.  In the coming weeks, a decision is expected to be announce whether a small grant has been awarded to the airport which could change all of that. "A lot more convenient supposed to having to travel to Columbia, Charlotte and Atlanta," says Carl Johnson. The Small Community Ai...

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  • Two Civilians introduced as Cyber Officers as part of U.S. Army program

    Two Civilians introduced as Cyber Officers as part of U.S. Army program

    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:39 PM EDT2018-07-12 17:39:16 GMT

    The Army is trying to bulk up it's cyber defense by recruiting highly skilled people outside of it's doors to take part in the direct commissioning program.  Since the program was introduced last October, more than 200 applicants applied and two were sworn in several weeks ago. The army says it's looking for people with skills that can translate to cybersecurity. FOX 54 spoke with both of those officers who say these past several months in the army have been a good transiti...

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    The Army is trying to bulk up it's cyber defense by recruiting highly skilled people outside of it's doors to take part in the direct commissioning program.  Since the program was introduced last October, more than 200 applicants applied and two were sworn in several weeks ago. The army says it's looking for people with skills that can translate to cybersecurity. FOX 54 spoke with both of those officers who say these past several months in the army have been a good transiti...

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  • Immigrant parents happy but traumatized after kids returned

    Immigrant parents happy but traumatized after kids returned

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:10 AM EDT2018-07-11 06:10:20 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:18 PM EDT2018-07-12 17:18:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). Ever Reyes Mejia, of Honduras, carries his son to a vehicle after being reunited and released by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Grand Rapids, Mich., Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Two boys and a girl who had been ...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya). Ever Reyes Mejia, of Honduras, carries his son to a vehicle after being reunited and released by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Grand Rapids, Mich., Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Two boys and a girl who had been ...

    Late last month, a federal judge set a 14-day deadline to reunite children under 5 with their parents and a 30-day deadline for older children.

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    Late last month, a federal judge set a 14-day deadline to reunite children under 5 with their parents and a 30-day deadline for older children.

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  • Peach Jam Underway in Improved Building

    Peach Jam Underway in Improved Building

    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-07-12 17:10:16 GMT

    The 23rd Annual Nike Peach Jam tipped off on July 11th at the Riverview Park Activities Center in North Augusta. The tournament started at 5 p.m.  Spectators entered through the doors of the new addition to the facility.

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    The 23rd Annual Nike Peach Jam tipped off on July 11th at the Riverview Park Activities Center in North Augusta. The tournament started at 5 p.m.  Spectators entered through the doors of the new addition to the facility.

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  • Local Augusta store focusing on CBD-infused products

    Local Augusta store focusing on CBD-infused products

    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:04 PM EDT2018-07-12 17:04:42 GMT

    Managing pain is a huge topic across the country right now, especially with the ongoing opioid crisis. One local store is looking to change that if you're one of millions of pain sufferers. 

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    Managing pain is a huge topic across the country right now, especially with the ongoing opioid crisis. One local store is looking to change that if you're one of millions of pain sufferers. 

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  • Sheriff Roundtree: Giving Back initiative making progress

    Sheriff Roundtree: Giving Back initiative making progress

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:58:40 GMT
    Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree announces GIVING BACK program (Source:WFXG)Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree announces GIVING BACK program (Source:WFXG)

    There have been several shootings in Augusta over the past two months. The Richmond County Sheriff office launched a "G.I.V.I.N.G  B.A.C.K" program in May hoping to curb crime. It stands for Gun Involved Violence Initiative Negating Generational Blight And Criminal Kinships. It is an effort to target specific individuals before they commit future crimes.

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    There have been several shootings in Augusta over the past two months. The Richmond County Sheriff office launched a "G.I.V.I.N.G  B.A.C.K" program in May hoping to curb crime. It stands for Gun Involved Violence Initiative Negating Generational Blight And Criminal Kinships. It is an effort to target specific individuals before they commit future crimes.

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  • Augusta Regional Airport getting makeover worth millions

    Augusta Regional Airport getting makeover worth millions

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:54:36 GMT
    Augusta Regional Airport at Bush FieldAugusta Regional Airport at Bush Field

    Augusta Regional Airport sees more than 1,000 people every day. That's why the executive director believes some major upgrades need to be made.  Their new campaign, Advancing, Growing, Stronger (AGS) will pump millions of dollars into Aviation Way.  "We're really excited about the campaign," said Herbert Judon, Augusta Regional Airport Executive Director.  #HAPPENINGNOW: Major $18 #million dollar projects underway right now at .@ARA_Augusta. Much nee...

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    Augusta Regional Airport sees more than 1,000 people every day. That's why the executive director believes some major upgrades need to be made.  Their new campaign, Advancing, Growing, Stronger (AGS) will pump millions of dollars into Aviation Way.  "We're really excited about the campaign," said Herbert Judon, Augusta Regional Airport Executive Director.  #HAPPENINGNOW: Major $18 #million dollar projects underway right now at .@ARA_Augusta. Much nee...

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  • Darcy the French Bulldog saved by flight attendants with oxygen mask, letter says

    Darcy the French Bulldog saved by flight attendants with oxygen mask, letter says

    Monday, July 9 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-07-09 22:07:58 GMT
    Jul 10, 2018 12:50 AM2018-07-12 14:48:53 GMT

    A letter written by a JetBlue passenger posted to Facebook credits two flight attendants for helping a dog when it appeared to be in distress.

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    A letter written by a JetBlue passenger posted to Facebook credits two flight attendants for helping a dog when it appeared to be in distress.

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  • Trump rattles NATO, knocking its value, assailing Germany

    Trump rattles NATO, knocking its value, assailing Germany

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:55 AM EDT2018-07-11 06:55:37 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:40 AM EDT2018-07-12 11:40:14 GMT
    Trump has been pushing NATO members to reach their agreed-to target of spending 2 percent of their gross domestic products on national defense by 2024. (Source: POOL)Trump has been pushing NATO members to reach their agreed-to target of spending 2 percent of their gross domestic products on national defense by 2024. (Source: POOL)

    Trump has been pushing NATO members to reach their agreed-to target of spending 2 percent of their gross domestic products on national defense by 2024 and has accused those who don't of freeloading off the U.S.

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    Trump has been pushing NATO members to reach their agreed-to target of spending 2 percent of their gross domestic products on national defense by 2024 and has accused those who don't of freeloading off the U.S.

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  • NATO: What you should know

    NATO: What you should know

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-07-11 15:56:24 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:27 AM EDT2018-07-12 10:27:33 GMT

    The group says it “promotes democratic values” and is committed to the “peaceful resolution of disputes.”

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    The group says it “promotes democratic values” and is committed to the “peaceful resolution of disputes.”

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  • Man body-slams legally blind worker dressed as a Minion

    Man body-slams legally blind worker dressed as a Minion

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-07-11 22:55:45 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-07-12 09:41:55 GMT

    Police charged Ryan Nihart with criminal mischief and battery for the attack.

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    Police charged Ryan Nihart with criminal mischief and battery for the attack.

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  • 'Who does this?': Man steals puppy out of 8-year-old's arms

    'Who does this?': Man steals puppy out of 8-year-old's arms

    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:45 AM EDT2018-07-12 07:45:49 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:45 AM EDT2018-07-12 07:45:49 GMT
    Devine Howard, 6, and her older sister are waiting for their pit bull puppy, Roxy, to come home. (Source: Howard family/KCPQ/CNN)Devine Howard, 6, and her older sister are waiting for their pit bull puppy, Roxy, to come home. (Source: Howard family/KCPQ/CNN)

    Police say they are investigating the alleged theft but have no leads.

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    Police say they are investigating the alleged theft but have no leads.

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  • Toddler reportedly loses toe on broken playground slide

    Toddler reportedly loses toe on broken playground slide

    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-07-12 05:44:08 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-07-12 05:44:08 GMT
    The slide was on a list for repairs in the park, with some saying it had been blocked off by caution tape prior to the incident. (Source: Lindsey Simmons/WBZ/CNN)The slide was on a list for repairs in the park, with some saying it had been blocked off by caution tape prior to the incident. (Source: Lindsey Simmons/WBZ/CNN)

    The slide was on a list for repairs in the park, with some saying it had been blocked off by caution tape prior to the incident.

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    The slide was on a list for repairs in the park, with some saying it had been blocked off by caution tape prior to the incident.

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  • UNICEF makes plea for Yemen as a child dies every 10 minutes

    UNICEF makes plea for Yemen as a child dies every 10 minutes

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-07-12 02:50:48 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-07-12 02:50:48 GMT
    The World Health Organization says 400,000 Yemeni children are severely malnourished. (Source: AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)The World Health Organization says 400,000 Yemeni children are severely malnourished. (Source: AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

    The director of UNICEF reports half of health facilities in Yemen are non-functional and half of the country’s children do not have clean water.

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    The director of UNICEF reports half of health facilities in Yemen are non-functional and half of the country’s children do not have clean water.

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  • Brett Kavanaugh built up credit card debt for baseball tickets, disclosure forms reveal

    Brett Kavanaugh built up credit card debt for baseball tickets, disclosure forms reveal

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-07-12 01:34:29 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-07-12 01:52:10 GMT

    Financial disclosure forms show the Supreme Court nominee racked up tens of thousands of dollars of credit card debt to buy Washington Nationals tickets for himself and friends.

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    Financial disclosure forms show the Supreme Court nominee racked up tens of thousands of dollars of credit card debt to buy Washington Nationals tickets for himself and friends.

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  • Transgender woman lodges complaint against waxing center that denied service, citing Muslim employee's beliefs

    Transgender woman lodges complaint against waxing center that denied service, citing Muslim employee's beliefs

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:39 PM EDT2018-07-11 23:39:48 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:39 PM EDT2018-07-11 23:39:48 GMT
    The woman is seeking $50,000 for “immense harm” to her dignity in her complaint to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. (Source: AP Photo/Steve Luciano)The woman is seeking $50,000 for “immense harm” to her dignity in her complaint to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. (Source: AP Photo/Steve Luciano)

    The woman is seeking $50,000 for “immense harm” to her dignity in her complaint to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, Canada.

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    The woman is seeking $50,000 for “immense harm” to her dignity in her complaint to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, Canada.

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  • A deer is struggling to eat or drink because of a jar stuck to her jaw

    A deer is struggling to eat or drink because of a jar stuck to her jaw

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-07-11 20:56:03 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-07-11 21:24:14 GMT

    The deer has been trying to either dislodge the jar or to nibble grass it can't reach.

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    The deer has been trying to either dislodge the jar or to nibble grass it can't reach.

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  • Armless Florida man stabs tourist, police say

    Armless Florida man stabs tourist, police say

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-07-11 20:13:12 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-07-11 21:21:04 GMT
    A friend who was traveling with the victim said they asked the man for directions when he suddenly jumped up and stabbed the victim in his arm.(Source: Miami-Dade County Jail)A friend who was traveling with the victim said they asked the man for directions when he suddenly jumped up and stabbed the victim in his arm.(Source: Miami-Dade County Jail)

    A friend who was traveling with the victim said they asked the man for directions when he suddenly jumped up and stabbed the victim in his arm.

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    A friend who was traveling with the victim said they asked the man for directions when he suddenly jumped up and stabbed the victim in his arm.

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  • Wet May taking a toll on area gardens

    Wet May taking a toll on area gardens

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-07-11 20:38:38 GMT
    Tomato in the garden (WFXG)Tomato in the garden (WFXG)

    A wet May has taken a toll on many local gardens across the CSRA. The rain has proven to be been too much of a good thing for local gardens, stunting the growth of many fruits and vegetables.

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    A wet May has taken a toll on many local gardens across the CSRA. The rain has proven to be been too much of a good thing for local gardens, stunting the growth of many fruits and vegetables.

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  • Child's tragic death triggers conversation of gun safety and grief

    Child's tragic death triggers conversation of gun safety and grief

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-07-11 20:32:38 GMT
    Justin Foss (left) and Shelby Foss (right) are both charged with murder for the death of their son.Justin Foss (left) and Shelby Foss (right) are both charged with murder for the death of their son.

    Studies show nearly one third of households across the nation have at least one firearm in them. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is encouraging people to secure those weapons. They also want to get the word out about a safe place for people impacted by tragedy. "As we've seen in this most recent case, even a few minutes is all it takes for a tragedy to occur," Richmond County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Sgt. William McCarty.  #BREAKING UPDATE: The mother...

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    Studies show nearly one third of households across the nation have at least one firearm in them. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is encouraging people to secure those weapons. They also want to get the word out about a safe place for people impacted by tragedy. "As we've seen in this most recent case, even a few minutes is all it takes for a tragedy to occur," Richmond County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Sgt. William McCarty.  #BREAKING UPDATE: The mother...

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  • Depot Project decision from Commissioners causes confusion on what's next

    Depot Project decision from Commissioners causes confusion on what's next

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-07-11 20:25:17 GMT

    While one side of Reynolds street is celebrating, a $90M + project on the other side of the street took what some would consider a big hit on Tuesday. 

    City Commissioners agreed to finance $14M into the Depot Project, but it's the other part of the deal that can delay this project.

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    While one side of Reynolds street is celebrating, a $90M + project on the other side of the street took what some would consider a big hit on Tuesday. 

    City Commissioners agreed to finance $14M into the Depot Project, but it's the other part of the deal that can delay this project.

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  • Jaywalking turtle escapes from sheriff, still on the loose

    Jaywalking turtle escapes from sheriff, still on the loose

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-07-11 18:38:42 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-07-11 18:38:42 GMT
    The sheriff was only trying to help, but the turtle didn’t appreciate his efforts. (Source: Pixabay)The sheriff was only trying to help, but the turtle didn’t appreciate his efforts. (Source: Pixabay)

    The sheriff was only trying to help, but the turtle didn’t appreciate his efforts.

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    The sheriff was only trying to help, but the turtle didn’t appreciate his efforts.

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  • New Cyber Center Has Many Local Ties

    New Cyber Center Has Many Local Ties

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:10 PM EDT2018-07-11 18:10:22 GMT

    The Georgia Cyber Center celebrated its grand opening Tuesday, July 10th. Hours before the ribbon cutting ceremony, Fox 54 got a sneak peek at the facility, and we noticed that the center does a lot to relate to the community of Augusta. 

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    The Georgia Cyber Center celebrated its grand opening Tuesday, July 10th. Hours before the ribbon cutting ceremony, Fox 54 got a sneak peek at the facility, and we noticed that the center does a lot to relate to the community of Augusta. 

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  • NFL player says mother's ashes spilled by TSA

    NFL player says mother's ashes spilled by TSA

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:08:44 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-07-11 18:04:09 GMT

    A.J Francis was not a happy man after this incident. TSA has apologized.  

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    A.J Francis was not a happy man after this incident. TSA has apologized.  

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  • Southwest Airlines will stop serving peanuts

    Southwest Airlines will stop serving peanuts

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:23:55 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:23:55 GMT
    Peanuts have been a big part of the company’s quirky ad and marketing campaigns, calling its prices “peanut fares.” (Source: Wilfredo Lee/AP, file)Peanuts have been a big part of the company’s quirky ad and marketing campaigns, calling its prices “peanut fares.” (Source: Wilfredo Lee/AP, file)

    Peanuts have been a big part of the company’s quirky ad and marketing campaigns, calling its prices “peanut fares.”

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    Peanuts have been a big part of the company’s quirky ad and marketing campaigns, calling its prices “peanut fares.”

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  • Vive la France: Les Bleus advance to World Cup final

    Vive la France: Les Bleus advance to World Cup final

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-07-10 20:13:01 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:20:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). France's Samuel Umtiti celebrates after scoring his sides 1st goal of the game during the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in, St. Petersburg, Russia, Tu...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). France's Samuel Umtiti celebrates after scoring his sides 1st goal of the game during the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in, St. Petersburg, Russia, Tu...
    France advances to World Cup final for first time since 2006 with 1-0 win over Belgium.More >>
    France advances to World Cup final for first time since 2006 with 1-0 win over Belgium.More >>
  • Winnie-the-Pooh map sells for record $570,000

    Winnie-the-Pooh map sells for record $570,000

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-07-11 15:56:17 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-07-11 15:56:17 GMT
    The price set a record for any book illustration. (Source: Sotheby’s)The price set a record for any book illustration. (Source: Sotheby’s)

    The auction price set a record for any book illustration.

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    The auction price set a record for any book illustration.

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  • Columbia County deputies seek card fraud suspects

    Columbia County deputies seek card fraud suspects

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:49 AM EDT2018-07-11 15:49:44 GMT

    The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the females, pictured above, in connection with a card fraud case. The women are suspected of using a cloned card to scam a debit account.

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    The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the females, pictured above, in connection with a card fraud case. The women are suspected of using a cloned card to scam a debit account.

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  • 1 killed in Thomson shooting

    1 killed in Thomson shooting

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:55:36 GMT
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG
    Source: WFXGSource: WFXG

    Several law enforcement agencies are working to investigate the murder of a McDuffie County man. The shooting happened Thursday morning on Clemmons St. in Thomson.

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    Several law enforcement agencies are working to investigate the murder of a McDuffie County man. The shooting happened Thursday morning on Clemmons St. in Thomson.

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  • Suspect wanted for using counterfeit bills in Columbia County

    Suspect wanted for using counterfeit bills in Columbia County

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:02 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:02:34 GMT
    Bobby Jones Walmart counterfeit bills suspect (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)Bobby Jones Walmart counterfeit bills suspect (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)
    Bobby Jones Walmart counterfeit bills suspect (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)Bobby Jones Walmart counterfeit bills suspect (source: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)

    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted for using counterfeit money to make purchases from a Columbia County Walmart. The sheriff's office says the man pictured in this article passed two fake bills at the Bobby Jones Expressway Walmart at around 10:15 a.m. on July 9.

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    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted for using counterfeit money to make purchases from a Columbia County Walmart. The sheriff's office says the man pictured in this article passed two fake bills at the Bobby Jones Expressway Walmart at around 10:15 a.m. on July 9.

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  • Teenager sought for Aiken County Circle K robbery

    Teenager sought for Aiken County Circle K robbery

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:42 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:42:36 GMT
    Berry Harvey Butler (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)Berry Harvey Butler (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)
    Berry Harvey Butler (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)Berry Harvey Butler (source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)

    The search is on for a teenager accused of an armed robbery in Aiken County. Deputies tell us 16 year-old Berry Butler will be charged as an adult.

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    The search is on for a teenager accused of an armed robbery in Aiken County. Deputies tell us 16 year-old Berry Butler will be charged as an adult.

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