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  • Accident Involving 18-Wheeler and Crane in Aiken County

    Accident Involving 18-Wheeler and Crane in Aiken County

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:12 AM EDT2014-07-29 09:12:34 GMT
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    Accident involving 18-wheeler and crane just off of Edgefield Road in Aiken County.
    Accident involving 18-wheeler and crane just off of Edgefield Road in Aiken County.
  • Suspects Wanted In Connection To A Murder

    Suspects Wanted In Connection To A Murder

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:20:44 GMT
    Waynesboro authorities say the are looking for 2 suspects possibly connected in a murder.Deputies say they are looking for Terrance Brown and Ricky Hughes. They tell us they are wanted in connection with the murder of Mandrekgus Bonner. Authorities say they are considered armed and dangerous. If you know anything about this case, please contact the Waynesboro Sheriff's Office.
    Waynesboro authorities say the are looking for 2 suspects possibly connected in a murder.Deputies say they are looking for Terrance Brown and Ricky Hughes. They tell us they are wanted in connection with the murder of Mandrekgus Bonner. Authorities say they are considered armed and dangerous. If you know anything about this case, please contact the Waynesboro Sheriff's Office.
  • Fruit Recall Affects Costco, Trader Joe's, And Walmart Stores

    Fruit Recall Affects Costco, Trader Joe's, And Walmart Stores

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:52:43 GMT
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    A California company is recalling fruit packed at its warehouses due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall affects fruit sold at several national chain stores.
    A California company is recalling fruit packed at its warehouses due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall affects fruit sold at several national chain stores.
  • Washington, GA Mayor Speaks About Police Dept Closure, Sheriff's Office Merger

    Washington, GA Mayor Speaks About Police Dept Closure, Sheriff's Office Merger

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:13:11 GMT
    News Channel 6 took a look at the City of Washington a week following the turmoil connected to the closing of the police department and the subsequent merger with the Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office. Washington Mayor Ames Barnett told News Channel 6’s Renetta DuBose that things have calmed down since the public’s outcry over shutting the police department’s doors and turning services over to the Sheriff’s Office. ..
    News Channel 6 took a look at the City of Washington a week following the turmoil connected to the closing of the police department and the subsequent merger with the Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office. Washington Mayor Ames Barnett told News Channel 6’s Renetta DuBose that things have calmed down since the public’s outcry over shutting the police department’s doors and turning services over to the Sheriff’s Office. ..
  • Meteorologist's Response To Viewer Goes Viral

    Meteorologist's Response To Viewer Goes Viral

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:41:44 GMT
    Julya Johnson, a meteorologist at WATE-TV, responded to a viewer's letter on facebook and the post has gone viral. (Courtesy: Johnson's Facebook page)Julya Johnson, a meteorologist at WATE-TV, responded to a viewer's letter on facebook and the post has gone viral. (Courtesy: Johnson's Facebook page)
    A Knoxville meteorologist responded to a viewer’s letter about her appearance on-air and the post has gone viral.
    A Knoxville meteorologist responded to a viewer’s letter about her appearance on-air and the post has gone viral.
  • Dad killed by a plane while walking on the beach; daughter critical

    Dad killed by a plane while walking on the beach; daughter critical

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:41:09 GMT
    A family beach outing takes a tragic turn in Venice, Florida. A father is killed and his 9-year-old daughter seriously hurt when a plane made an emergency landing at the edge of the water.The father and daughter were walking on the beach when the small plane took a nose dive.The man killed is identified by authorities as 36-year-old Ommy Irizarry. His 9-year-old daughter, Oceana, is reportedly in critical condition at...
    A family beach outing takes a tragic turn in Venice, Florida. A father is killed and his 9-year-old daughter seriously hurt when a plane made an emergency landing at the edge of the water.The father and daughter were walking on the beach when the small plane took a nose dive.The man killed is identified by authorities as 36-year-old Ommy Irizarry. His 9-year-old daughter, Oceana, is reportedly in critical condition at...
  • Sheriff's Office showcases "Faces of Meth" program as a lesson to all

    Sheriff's Office showcases "Faces of Meth" program as a lesson to all

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:33:26 GMT
    Faces of Meth™ is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon. This project began when a deputy in the Corrections Division Classification Unit, Deputy Bret King, put together mug shots of persons booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Deputy King worked with his co-workers in the Classification Unit to identify people who had been in custody more than once. He then worked to verify criminal records and files to determine and assure a history of methamphetamine re...
    Faces of Meth™ is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon. This project began when a deputy in the Corrections Division Classification Unit, Deputy Bret King, put together mug shots of persons booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Deputy King worked with his co-workers in the Classification Unit to identify people who had been in custody more than once. He then worked to verify criminal records and files to determine and assure a history of methamphetamine re...
  • CSRA 2014-2015 Back To School Start Dates

    CSRA 2014-2015 Back To School Start Dates

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:55:29 GMT
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    We have compiled a list of school year starts dates for CSRA school systems. Click for more information.
    We have compiled a list of school year starts dates for CSRA school systems. Click for more information.
  • CAUGHT ON TAPE: Dozens of baby turtles hatch and head home

    CAUGHT ON TAPE: Dozens of baby turtles hatch and head home

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:03:29 GMT
    You likely have seen the bumper stickers "sea turtles dig the dark". You can truth in action thanks to the Florida Keys Turtle Cam that captured quite a site Friday night, using infrared lighting and a live-streaming, high-definition "turtle webcam".The feed recorded the hatch of about 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles that bolted from the hole and headed straight to the Atlantic Ocean under dim moonlight.The camera uses infrared lighting so hatchlings won't be confused by artificial light and ...
    You likely have seen the bumper stickers "sea turtles dig the dark". You can truth in action thanks to the Florida Keys Turtle Cam that captured quite a site Friday night, using infrared lighting and a live-streaming, high-definition "turtle webcam".The feed recorded the hatch of about 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles that bolted from the hole and headed straight to the Atlantic Ocean under dim moonlight.The camera uses infrared lighting so hatchlings won't be confused by artificial light and ...
  • Former Grovetown Jailer Charged With Sexually Assaulting Inmate

    Former Grovetown Jailer Charged With Sexually Assaulting Inmate

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:12:35 GMT
    Mug shot of Jon'Eric Austin Stripling (Credit: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)Mug shot of Jon'Eric Austin Stripling (Credit: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)
    A former Grovetown Department of Public Safety officer is under arrest, charged with sexually assaulting an inmate.
    A former Grovetown Department of Public Safety officer is under arrest, charged with sexually assaulting an inmate.
  • Recall Of Stone Fruits And Related Made-In-Store Products Sold In Georgia Due To Possible Health Risk

    Recall Of Stone Fruits And Related Made-In-Store Products Sold In Georgia Due To Possible Health Risk

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:38:41 GMT
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    Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of some stone fruits and some in-store made products containing recalled fruits due to a possible health risk.
    Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of some stone fruits and some in-store made products containing recalled fruits due to a possible health risk.
  • Man Claims He Was Attacked On McCormick County Bike Trail

    Man Claims He Was Attacked On McCormick County Bike Trail

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:06 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:06:01 GMT
    Photo of the beginning of a biking trail in McCormick County where a man says he was attacked this past weekend.Photo of the beginning of a biking trail in McCormick County where a man says he was attacked this past weekend.
    A man claims he was attacked while riding on a McCormick County bike trail Saturday night.
    A man claims he was attacked while riding on a McCormick County bike trail Saturday night.
  • Several People Arrested In Richmond County Drug Investigations

    Several People Arrested In Richmond County Drug Investigations

    Friday, July 11 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-07-11 21:43:50 GMT
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    Several people have been arrested in drug investigations in Richmond County involving heroin and methamphetamine.
    Several people have been arrested in drug investigations in Richmond County involving heroin and methamphetamine.
  • Pit bull puppy and baby are best pals

    Pit bull puppy and baby are best pals

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:08:12 GMT
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    An adorable 8-week-old pit bull puppy and his best pal, a 10-month-old baby, are melting hearts on the internet.
    An adorable 8-week-old pit bull puppy and his best pal, a 10-month-old baby, are melting hearts on the internet.
  • Are Pit Bulls Good Pets Or Potential Problems?

    Are Pit Bulls Good Pets Or Potential Problems?

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:08:55 GMT

    We’ve reported on three recent incidents involving people being hurt by pit bulls. The dog breed raises a lot of debate online.

    We’ve reported on three recent incidents involving people being hurt by pit bulls. The dog breed raises a lot of debate online.


  • Suspect In Hocking Hills Attempted Double Murder-Suicide Dies

    Suspect In Hocking Hills Attempted Double Murder-Suicide Dies

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:18:48 GMT
    Michael Napoli (Facebook.com)Michael Napoli (Facebook.com)
    The suspect in an attempted double murder-suicide in Hocking County died Sunday afternoon.
    The suspect in an attempted double murder-suicide in Hocking County died Sunday afternoon.
  • Rare Lightning Strike On Beach Kills 1, Injures 12

    Rare Lightning Strike On Beach Kills 1, Injures 12

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:57:23 GMT
    Photo of people on Venice Beach, California after a rare lightning strike on Sunday (Credit: CNN)Photo of people on Venice Beach, California after a rare lightning strike on Sunday (Credit: CNN)
    A sunny day at California's famed Venice Beach took a dark turn Sunday when one person died and a dozen others were injured after a rare lightning strike.
    A sunny day at California's famed Venice Beach took a dark turn Sunday when one person died and a dozen others were injured after a rare lightning strike.
  • Product to shield swimmers from sharks

    Product to shield swimmers from sharks

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:59 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:59:12 GMT
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    A product to help keep sharks at away while you're in the water is now being sold in Florida.An Australian-based company is bringing the device, called a Shark Shield, to the Tampa Bay areaBefore now, it wasn't sold in the United States.It's worn around the ankle the antenna trails behind you in the water. Inside the antenna are two electrodes that create an underwater electric field.So when a shark comes close to someone wearing the shark shield -- the devices causes spasms and keeps the sha...
    A product to help keep sharks at away while you're in the water is now being sold in Florida.An Australian-based company is bringing the device, called a Shark Shield, to the Tampa Bay areaBefore now, it wasn't sold in the United States.It's worn around the ankle the antenna trails behind you in the water. Inside the antenna are two electrodes that create an underwater electric field.So when a shark comes close to someone wearing the shark shield -- the devices causes spasms and keeps the sha...
  • Funding continues to be a major problem for MOX Program

    Funding continues to be major problem for MOX Program

    Funding continues to be major problem for MOX Program

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:16:14 GMT
    Governor Nikki Haley, U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, U.S. Representative Joe Wilson, and theU.S. Department of Energy Secretary met with local officials at theSavannah River Siteto talk about the future of the MOX program on Monday.The program will be funded through the end of September, buton Mondaythe groupfocused on what happens after that ends.Under the President's proposed budget, the MOX project would have been put on stand-by. But after a lawsuit, and an agreement with the...
    Governor Nikki Haley, U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, U.S. Representative Joe Wilson, and theU.S. Department of Energy Secretary met with local officials at theSavannah River Siteto talk about the future of the MOX program on Monday.The program will be funded through the end of September, buton Mondaythe groupfocused on what happens after that ends.Under the President's proposed budget, the MOX project would have been put on stand-by. But after a lawsuit, and an agreement with the...
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  • Woman Looking for Birth Mother on Facebook

    Woman Looking for Birth Mother on Facebook

  • Golden Apple: Meredith Harris

    Golden Apple: Meredith Harris

    Friday, February 28 2014 10:16 AM EST2014-02-28 15:16:39 GMT
    Meredith Harris teaches English and Drama at Fox Creek High School."When I was in school and younger, I was always the one helping out my friends," she says.  "And they came to me for help with their homework
    Meredith Harris teaches English and Drama at Fox Creek High School."When I was in school and younger, I was always the one helping out my friends," she says.  "And they came to me for help with their homework
  • Golden Apple: Christian Wilder

    Golden Apple: Christian Wilder

    Friday, February 28 2014 10:16 AM EST2014-02-28 15:16:38 GMT
    Christian Wilder has been teaching most of her life,  long before she ever had thoughts of ending up in an actual classroom."Teaching has been around in my family for a while," she says. "I did not think
    Christian Wilder has been teaching most of her life,  long before she ever had thoughts of ending up in an actual classroom."Teaching has been around in my family for a while," she says. "I did not think
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