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  • 2 charged with murder of missing Augusta man

    2 charged with murder of missing Augusta man

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-05-25 15:54:23 GMT
    Andrew Cato (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Andrew Cato (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    Two people are now being charged with the death of missing Augusta man Andrew Cato, IV. Cato disappeared the night of Saturday, May 5 and has not been seen since.

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    Two people are now being charged with the death of missing Augusta man Andrew Cato, IV. Cato disappeared the night of Saturday, May 5 and has not been seen since.

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  • Deadly crash on I-20 East at Mile Marker #176 in McDuffie County

    Deadly crash on I-20 East at Mile Marker #176 in McDuffie County

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:23:35 GMT
    Deadly crash today on I-20 EB mile marker 176 in McDuffie County (WFXG)Deadly crash today on I-20 EB mile marker 176 in McDuffie County (WFXG)

    On Thursday morning at approximately 10:55 a.m, TFC Brandon Gandy was dispatched to the scene of a fatal crash on I-20 Eastbound at Mile Marker #176 in McDuffie County.  The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2016 Acura MDX struck the rear of a 2018 Kenworth T-680 tractor-trailer, operated by Werner Enterprises of Omaha, NE.  Witnesses stated that the tractor-trailer merged onto the interstate from the emergency lane into the right Eastbound lane of I-20 W...

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    On Thursday morning at approximately 10:55 a.m, TFC Brandon Gandy was dispatched to the scene of a fatal crash on I-20 Eastbound at Mile Marker #176 in McDuffie County.  The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2016 Acura MDX struck the rear of a 2018 Kenworth T-680 tractor-trailer, operated by Werner Enterprises of Omaha, NE.  Witnesses stated that the tractor-trailer merged onto the interstate from the emergency lane into the right Eastbound lane of I-20 W...

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  • Commissioner-Elect John Clarke on racial posts: "I can honestly say I don't remember writing those insensitive & harmful words"

    Commissioner-Elect John Clarke on racial posts: "I can honestly say I don't remember writing those insensitive & harmful words"

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:18:00 GMT
    Newly elected District 10 Commissioner is speaking publicly since some controversial posts were discovered on his social media accounts.   John Clarke is facing backlash as word gets out those posts refer to blacks using the N word several times.  Surrounded by supporters including several commissioners, newly elected District 10 Commissioner, John Clarke, addresses the racial post allegedly coming from his Facebook Page. "I can honestly say I don't remember wri...More >>
    Newly elected District 10 Commissioner is speaking publicly since some controversial posts were discovered on his social media accounts.   John Clarke is facing backlash as word gets out those posts refer to blacks using the N word several times.  Surrounded by supporters including several commissioners, newly elected District 10 Commissioner, John Clarke, addresses the racial post allegedly coming from his Facebook Page. "I can honestly say I don't remember wri...More >>
  • Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license

    Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license

    Saturday, May 26 2018 3:56 AM EDT2018-05-26 07:56:45 GMT
    (Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman via AP). Jennifer Stong hugs Tasha Hunt outside the scene of a shooting on the east side of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Stong was inside the restaurant when the shooting occurred.(Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman via AP). Jennifer Stong hugs Tasha Hunt outside the scene of a shooting on the east side of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Stong was inside the restaurant when the shooting occurred.

    Police: Man armed with pistol shot and wounded two customers at Oklahoma City restaurant before being shot dead by handgun-carrying civilian in parking lot.

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    Police: Man armed with pistol shot and wounded two customers at Oklahoma City restaurant before being shot dead by handgun-carrying civilian in parking lot.

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  • Trucking company owner 'saddened' by fatal school bus crash

    Trucking company owner 'saddened' by fatal school bus crash

    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-05-19 13:36:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Emergency personnel work at the scene of a school bus and dump truck collision, injuring multiple people, on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive, N.J., Thursday, May 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Emergency personnel work at the scene of a school bus and dump truck collision, injuring multiple people, on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive, N.J., Thursday, May 17, 2018.

    Investigators are working to determine why a school bus taking a group of fifth-graders on a field trip collided with a dump truck and tipped over in New Jersey, killing a student and a teacher.

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    Investigators are working to determine why a school bus taking a group of fifth-graders on a field trip collided with a dump truck and tipped over in New Jersey, killing a student and a teacher.

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  • FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

    FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

    Saturday, May 26 2018 8:16 AM EDT2018-05-26 12:16:22 GMT
    The Food and Drug Administration said that various gels and creams containing the drug benzocaine can cause rare but deadly side effects in children, especially those 2 years and younger. (Source: FDA)The Food and Drug Administration said that various gels and creams containing the drug benzocaine can cause rare but deadly side effects in children, especially those 2 years and younger. (Source: FDA)

    The US Food and Drug Administration health is warning parents about the risks of teething remedies.

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    The US Food and Drug Administration health is warning parents about the risks of teething remedies.

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  • Former Richmond County teacher files lawsuit against School System

    Former Richmond County teacher files lawsuit against School System

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 12:42:24 GMT
    Richmond County Schools (WFXG)Richmond County Schools (WFXG)
    Richmond County Schools (WFXG)Richmond County Schools (WFXG)

    A former Richmond County middle school teacher is saying the school system refused to accommodate her medical condition and refused to pay her until she was cured. In a lawsuit filed on March 22, the former educator named herself Jane Doe to protect her privacy and student information.

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    A former Richmond County middle school teacher is saying the school system refused to accommodate her medical condition and refused to pay her until she was cured. In a lawsuit filed on March 22, the former educator named herself Jane Doe to protect her privacy and student information.

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  • Rachel Dolezal, who posed as black, accused of welfare fraud

    Rachel Dolezal, who posed as black, accused of welfare fraud

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:15 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:15:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios, File). FILE - In this March 20, 2017, file photo, Rachel Dolezal poses for a photo with her son, Langston, at the bureau of The Associated Press in Spokane, Wash. Dolezal, a former NAACP leader in Washington state whose ...(AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios, File). FILE - In this March 20, 2017, file photo, Rachel Dolezal poses for a photo with her son, Langston, at the bureau of The Associated Press in Spokane, Wash. Dolezal, a former NAACP leader in Washington state whose ...
    A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was outed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud.More >>
    A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was outed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud.More >>
  • Commissioners focus on future after voters decide James Brown Arena's fate

    Commissioners focus on future after voters decide James Brown Arena's fate

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-05-25 02:49:43 GMT
    What is the future of the JBA? (WFXG)What is the future of the JBA? (WFXG)
    Sugarland to perform; Source: WFXGSugarland to perform; Source: WFXG

    The people of Augusta have spoken. Thousands think the James Brown Arena (JBA) should stay in the heart of downtown. The controversial topic has been on Richmond City Council's agenda for months. Commissioner Marion Williams is passionate about it but he doesn't feel good about Tuesday's election results. "The site is just the perfect site, man. It's so much confusion." Commissioner Williams wants to see the arena moved to the site of the old Regency Mall.  "I...

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    The people of Augusta have spoken. Thousands think the James Brown Arena (JBA) should stay in the heart of downtown. The controversial topic has been on Richmond City Council's agenda for months. Commissioner Marion Williams is passionate about it but he doesn't feel good about Tuesday's election results. "The site is just the perfect site, man. It's so much confusion." Commissioner Williams wants to see the arena moved to the site of the old Regency Mall.  "I...

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  • Watchmen: Regina King, Don Johnson, Louis Gossett Jr. and more join HBO reboot

    Watchmen: Regina King, Don Johnson, Louis Gossett Jr. and more join HBO reboot

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    HBO's Watchmen series has been making headlines lately thanks to its new producer and writer Damon Lindelof

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    HBO's Watchmen series has been making headlines lately thanks to its new producer and writer Damon Lindelof

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  • Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family's contact

    Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family's contact

    Saturday, May 26 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-05-26 15:37:23 GMT
    A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
    A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    Amazon says an "unlikely" string of events prompted its Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle.

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    Amazon says an "unlikely" string of events prompted its Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle.

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  • S.C. officials fight DOE's plan to scrap MOX plant

    S.C. officials fight DOE's plan to scrap MOX plant

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:58:51 GMT

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham was in Aiken County today speaking out against terminating the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility at the Savannah River Site.  The U.S. Department of Energy wants to terminate the plans for the controversial nuclear facility that has been in the works for over a decade that has already cost several billions of dollars. 

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    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham was in Aiken County today speaking out against terminating the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility at the Savannah River Site.  The U.S. Department of Energy wants to terminate the plans for the controversial nuclear facility that has been in the works for over a decade that has already cost several billions of dollars. 

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  • Company says gas leak caused explosion at Houston-area plant

    Company says gas leak caused explosion at Houston-area plant

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 10:02:30 GMT
    Authorities say an explosion and fire at a chemical plant near Houston injured at least 20 people. (Source: KIAH/CNN)Authorities say an explosion and fire at a chemical plant near Houston injured at least 20 people. (Source: KIAH/CNN)

    Authorities say an explosion and fire at a chemical plant near Houston injured at least 20 people.

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    Authorities say an explosion and fire at a chemical plant near Houston injured at least 20 people.

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  • Local MLK tribute honorees discuss King's legacy

    Local MLK tribute honorees discuss King's legacy

    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-05-20 00:23:12 GMT

    Next month the R&R Youth and Community Empowerment organization will honor people in Augusta and the CSRA for doing their part in the community to make a difference and to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr for the 50th anniversary of his death. Some of those honorees met Saturday at Big T's Seafood, to talk about the importance of continuing to honor his legacy. 

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    Next month the R&R Youth and Community Empowerment organization will honor people in Augusta and the CSRA for doing their part in the community to make a difference and to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr for the 50th anniversary of his death. Some of those honorees met Saturday at Big T's Seafood, to talk about the importance of continuing to honor his legacy. 

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