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  Young girl caught on camera stealing package off MD front porch

Investigators believe the little girl, no older than 8, was taking directions from someone off camera.

Girl Scout cookie manager accused of stealing $7,000 from NC troop

Woman accused of pouring hot grease on victim

Five arrested for stolen vehicle, trafficking meth after chase in North Augusta

Baby gets 3rd-degree burns after being left in sink; mother charged

Suspect identified in Grovetown shoplifting case

Former hospital employee sentenced for photographing child patients

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Houston mother accused of drowning, decapitating 5-year-old son

Police: N. Charleston church volunteer took photos, videos of at least 8 boys

Woman fatally stabbed after giving money to apparent young mother in need

SC Correctional Officer arrested for having romantic relationship with inmate, accepting gifts

Suspect wanted for burglary at Augusta home

Suspicious death being investigated in Richmond County

Man dies while in custody of Richmond County Sheriff’s Office

A man was arrested Saturday night on Peach Orchard Road and Boykin Road during a traffic stop and later died.

Police: Woman picked up knives off MO store shelf, fatally stabbed stranger

Police believe the suspect chose a victim at random from the customers inside the store.

Burke Co. Sheriff’s Office looking for three men connected to stolen items and meth lab discovery

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is looking for three men connected to several stolen items and a meth lab discovered at a home on Perkins Mill Road.

Suspect in Riverchase Galleria shooting caught in GA

Authorities have captured the person they believe fired that shots that injured two people and led to the deadly officer-involved shooting of Emantic Bradford Jr in the Riverchase Galleria on Thanksgiving night.

Victim in Warrenville shooting dies

Detectives seeking mother of newborn found in trash

Infant remains found in Greenville County landfill, mother arrested in Edgefield County

Columbia County school bus driver arrested for charges of sexual assault of a minor

SC, NC inmates busted in ‘Operation Surprise Party’ ‘sextortion’ scheme of military members linked to contraband cellphones

Police: Church camera caught man performing sex act on 3-year-old

Video gamer arrested after fellow online player says he overheard alleged rape

A 16-year-old boy told authorities he overheard a man, with whom he was playing “Grand Theft Auto” online, assault a teenage girl during a break in gameplay.

Man accused of killing neighbor’s caged dog for attacking his own dog

The suspect said the neighbor’s pit bull escaped and bit his Chihuahua, causing it severe injuries and an $8,000 bill from the veterinarian.

Two facing charges of sexual exploitation of a minor after police see video

A social media video police say showed children engaged in “lewd acts” with two adult women has two facing criminal charges.

Deputies: Florida man punched, squeezed life out of baby

Investigators in Florida say a 29-year-old man punched a 7-week-old baby and then squeezed her until she lost consciousness.Pinellas County Sheriff's officials said in an email that Artem Eydelman was arrested late Monday, a week after little Gwendolyn Eydelman died.

Increased security at Augusta Regional Airport after bomb threat

There is increased security at Augusta Regional Airport after a non-specific bomb threat was made early Tuesday morning.

UPDATE: Father and toddler dead following shooting in Columbus, GA

The Columbus Police Department and EMS are currently on the scene of a shooting.

Caught on camera: ‘Inchworm bandits’ crawl across floor to rob Houston restaurant

The three suspects stole $450 in tip money for servers who worked shifts over the weekend.

Man stabbed to death on Mill Street

Death investigation underway in Richmond County

Family of Sylvester ‘Bull’ Stewart updates community on case at rally

Informational rally held to update community members on the investigation into the death of Sylvester 'Bull' Stewart

Suspect used dating app to help kidnap, sexually assault woman, prosecutors say

The 19-year-old victim says a man she met on the dating app Tagged took her to an apartment, where she was sexually assaulted by multiple men for five hours.

Family says slain 14-year-old was 8 months pregnant

Family of a slain 14-year-old girl say the girl was 8 months pregnant and babysitting her sister's children when she was shot and killed this week

13-year-old arrested in murder of pizza delivery driver

Shreveport police have taken a 13-year-old into custody in connection to the shooting death of a pizza delivery driver earlier this month.

22-year-old killed at N. Augusta apartments, Suspect is now in custody

A man is dead and an armed and dangerous suspect is on the loose after a shooting at North Augusta Gardens apartments.

Wagner family members arrested in execution-style murders of Pike Co., OH family

It is considered the state’s biggest and most complex homicide investigation.

Operation Vanilla Gorilla charges affiliates of Ghost Face Gangsters with drug trafficking, firearms felonies

More than 40 defendants linked to the notorious white supremacist street gang have been indicted on federal charges related to drug trafficking and firearms possession throughout eastern Georgia and beyond.

Officials: Man caught fire trying to siphon gas from U-Haul truck

Investigators are working to identify and locate the suspect.

Girl, 6, allegedly kills 1-year-old brother after being left alone with him in car

The father allegedly found his son with a seat belt wrapped around his neck, and an autopsy ruled the death a homicide by strangulation.

Still no suspect in Columbia County School Threat

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office has yet to arrest anyone for the social media threat that named three schools.

Police: Man stole $6,500 worth of “Christmas presents” from Walmart

Police say a Paragould man walked into Walmart to pick up some Christmas presents. He walked out with a felony charge of theft.

Ryder Stamey’s family posts online petition protesting suspect’s bond

The Stamey family is fighting for #JusticeForRyder. They're also trying to raise $2,500 for Ryder's headstone.

Man arrested after allegedly offering to pay family for sex with son

Police say the suspect admitted to the incident and told officers he was under the influence of drugs at the time.

Florida man tried to steal vending machine from apartment complex, police say

Police believe the suspect was trying to steal money, as the machine was found with damage to its money slot.

Richmond County deputy arrested, charged with DUI

A Richmond County deputy has been arrested for DUI.

UPDATE: No robbery at Wells Fargo, scammer at work

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is working on a bank robbery that is reportedly happening at the Wells Fargo on the corner of S. Belair Rd. and Columbia Rd.

Sheriff’s Office: Girls made threats to Richmond County schools to get out of class

Three students have been arrested in connection to the threats made against Richmond County schools Thursday. Sheriff Roundtree says the teens made the threat to cause chaos and get the schools to close.

Suspect granted bond in Hephzibah child shooting death

Benjamin Goodson, the man arrested after 6-year-old Eugene Ryder Stamey was shot and killed in Hephzibah earlier this month, has been granted $130,000 bond.

Richmond County man, arrested for elderly fraud, granted bond

A man, arrested on several fraud charges against a 65 year-old woman, was granted bond in court Friday.

Seven schools on alert in one day, officials urging parents to help

Six high schools and one middle school across three Georgia counties were on high alert after social media threats circulated online, leaving the community uneasy with fear and anxiety.

One killed in deputy-involved shooting on Marks Church Rd.

One person is dead after a shooting on Marks Church Rd. in Augusta.

Gregory Bush indicted on federal hate crime charges

The man who allegedly opened fire at a local Kroger store and killed two people now faces federal hate crime charges.

Threats made against Burke County schools

In a day marked by threats against public schools in the CSRA, more threats came in late in the day. This time, Burke County was the target.

Man arrested in connection to gun found in elementary student’s bag in Aiken

An Aiken man has been arrested in connection to a gun found in a Chukker Creek Elementary School student’s bag.

Serial killer linked to 90 murders confesses to two Louisiana cold cases

According to the Houma Police Department, Samuel Little admitted to killing Dorothy Richards of Gray, LA, and Daisy McGuire, 40 of Houma.

Student arrested in connection to threat against Butler High School and Academy of Richmond County

The Richmond County School system is sending out a warning about a threat made on social media regarding Butler High School and the Academy of Richmond County.

Social Media threat made against Columbia County high schools

A second social media threat was made Thursday morning, this time targeting Columbia County High Schools.

Florida man accused of poisoning co-worker’s drink with bodily fluid

The charges stem from multiple incidents where the man was caught on camera allegedly putting a white bodily fluid into his co-worker's water mug.

Woman charged with animal cruelty after 44 dead dogs found in freezer

The rescued dogs were treated by animal shelter workers and taken to regional shelters for fostering or adoption.

Mother arrested, boyfriend still sought in Hephzibah child cruelty case

A Hephzibah mother has been arrested and her boyfriend is still being sought by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office for child cruelty.

Loaded gun found in elementary school student’s backpack in Aiken

A gun was found in the backpack of a Chukker Creek Elementary School student Wednesday morning.

Suspect wanted for stealing cash from Bobby Jones Walmart

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect wanted for stealing cash from a checkout lane at a local Walmart.

Arrest made in church vandalism where Bibles were ripped apart

Surveillance images show a man police said broke into Ironbridge Baptist Church just before midnight Nov. 6.

Man shot at gas station on Wrightsboro Rd.

Shooting investigation underway in Richmond County

Man arrested for attempting to defraud elderly woman

A man has been arrested in Richmond County for attempting to defraud an elderly woman in Richmond County.

Augusta woman arrested in Ohio for abuse of an elderly person

An Augusta woman was arrested in Ohio in connection to a CAVE exploitation case in Richmond County. Serene Anne Joyner was arrested at a motel at around 3 p.m. Friday.

Suspect wanted for armed robbery in Aiken

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is asking for the public's help identifying an armed robbery suspect in Aiken.

Man wanted for questioning in Augusta burglary

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying a man wanted for questioning in connection to a burglary.

Sheriff’s Office involved after 2nd fight in 1 week at Lakeside High School

Just 1 day after a student at Lakeside High School was arrested for attacking a classmate, a second fight was caught on camera in the school's media center.

Man arrested after allegedly trying to take over school bus, drive off with 41 kids

The suspect was arrested and could face several attempted kidnapping charges.

Richmond County deputy arrested after domestic dispute with wife

A Richmond County Sheriff's Office deputy has been arrested after a domestic dispute with his wife.

Naked man breaks into GA home, jumps into bed with residents

Residents of a home in Martinez say a naked man broke into their home and jumped on the bed while they were lying in it watching TV.

Lakeside High School student arrested after beating up fellow student in class

A fight at Lakeside High School was caught on camera by another student. Now one student has been arrested.

Update: Suspect charged; child shot and killed in Richmond County

Child shot and killed in the 1600 block of Keron Way. A family member is in custody. No other information has been released.

3 arrested, accused of pretending to collect money for 6-year-old with cancer

The suspects allegedly downloaded a picture of the girl from a local news website and went door-to-door asking for money.

Drew Cato’s family isn’t surprised by arrest of Blaeke Wolfe’s mother

The mother of one of the people accused of killing Andrew Cato - was arrested Thursday.

Fraud suspects wanted for questioning in Richmond County

Subjects wanted for questioning in connection to a card fraud case at Wrightsboro Rd. Walmart.

Third person arrested in Andrew Cato murder

Virginia Reynolds, 41, charged with concealing a death in connection to the murder of Andrew Cato IV.

Deputies: 6 teenagers arrested after assault video circulates on social media

Deputies are investigating a reported assault Tuesday that involved multiple people, some of whom are believed to be high school students.

Aiken woman claims she was assaulted after facing death on ride at Western Carolina State Fair

One side says an incident on a fair ride could've been deadly. The other side - says fair-attendees threatened a ride foreman causing the foreman to quote 'freak out.'