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WANTED: RCSO searching for woman accused of Armed Robbery at Augusta Mall

AUGUSTA (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in locating a violent woman. Authorities say 49-year-old Verneka Petrice Ware is wanted for Armed Robbery and Aggravated Assault at the Augusta Mall on June 21st. The 80-year-old victim was in the Macy’s parking lot when she was confronted. The victim told […]
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15-month-old child dies at hospital after testing positive for fentanyl, police say

ATHENS, Ga. - Athens-Clarke County police are investigating how a 15-month-old child died at a Georgia hospital with fentanyl, opiates and benzodiazepines in their system. An official statement from the police department said Athens police received a call from Children’s Hospital of Georgia in Augusta. Hospital officials reported to...
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Teen found shot behind Kroger in North Augusta

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Officers say one person was shot at a North Augusta grocery store Friday night. At 10:59 p.m. Friday night, North Augusta Department of Public Safety officers were sent to the Kroger on Knox Avenue. After arriving on the scene, two witnesses told officers that they...
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Coroner's office investigating deadly Deans Bridge Rd. motorcycle crash

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WFXG) - The Richmond County Coroner's Office is investigating a deadly motorcycle crash that happened Jun. 26 in Augusta. According to the coroner's office, seventy-four-year-old Samuel Stevenson lost control of his motorcycle and crashed on the 5400 block of Deans Bridge Rd. The crash happened just before 8 p.m.
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2 dead, others injured in series of weekend crashes in Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A spring of crashes this weekend resulted in two fatalities and landed a young teen in the hospital. The latest crash happened Sunday night at 7:54 p.m. According to the Richmond County Coroner, a motorcyclist lost control of his motorcycle and crashed while traveling north on...
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15-month-old dies at Augusta hospital after testing positive for fentanyl and other drugs, police say

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WFXG) - The Athens-Clarke County Police Department says it is investigating the death of a 15-month-old at Children's Hospital of Georgia. ACCPD reports they received a call on Saturday that the child was receiving treatment at the facility and tested positive for fentanyl, opiates and benzodiazepine. Police later learned that the child had died.
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15-month-old dead after exposure to Fentanyl, other drugs

AUGUSTA (WJBF) – On June 25, 2022, the Athens-Clarke County Police Department received a call from Children’s Hospital of Georgia in Augusta. It was reported to ACCPD that a 15-month-old child that was receiving treatment at the hospital tested positive for exposure to Fentanyl, Opiates, and Benzodiazapine. Authorities were later informed that the child died. […]
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This week: July 4th celebrations, where to see fireworks, live music and the Loomis Bros Circus

This week's opportunities for entertainment in the Augusta area are heavily focused on July 4th celebrations. Many of them don't wait for the official Independence Day to celebrate, but start as early as June 30 with the annual crowd-pleaser at Fort Gordon. In addition to the many chances to ooh and ahh over fireworks extravaganzas from Thursday through the holiday, there is also live music in store (yes! Charlie Puth is performing in Evans), a circus is in town and a museum exhibit has Augusta's landmarks re-created using LEGO bricks.
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