Prison term given Augusta man for tax fraud conspiracy

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 2:11pm
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An Augusta man who took part in a conspiracy to submit fraudulent tax returns was sentenced Wednesday to 21 months in prison. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Local Boys and Girls Club expected to reopen in two weeks after break-in

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 1:45pm
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Several footprints could be seen from the front door to the opposite end of a classroom at a local Boys and Girls Club on Tuesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

“Mutual agreement” reached with Columbia County on ice show departure

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 1:00pm
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Columbia County Commissioners on Wednesday “mutually agreed” to part ways with Evans on Ice, LLC, whose owners notified them Monday that they were moving their holiday-related event to Augusta. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Yahoo: 3 billion accounts breached in 2013

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 12:58pm
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BOSTON — Yahoo has tripled down on what was already the largest data breach in history, saying it affected all 3 billion accounts on its service, not the 1 billion it revealed late last year. Read more

AP Technology Writer Photos Matt O’Brien

One dead after fall from parking garage on Reynolds Street

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 12:05pm
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A man is dead after falling from the upper floors of a parking garage in downtown Augusta this morning.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

CASTING CALL: Marvel needs you for a scene in Savannah for ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:49am
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SAVANNAH, Ga. - Do you have what it takes to be a Marvel superhero? Well, they don’t need a new one, but they could sure use some extras for their upcoming movie.

Read more Savannah Morning News Photos Zach Dennis

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley reprimanded for political tweet

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:45am
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley has been reprimanded for violating a law limiting government employees’ political activity by voicing support for a South Carolina congressional candidate.

Read more Associated Press Photos Meg Kinnard

Student teacher in South Carolina charged with sex assault on teen

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:02am
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GOOSE CREEK, S.C. — A student teacher at a South Carolina high school has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a teen.

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Police: Man found dead in Georgia home likely dead more than a year

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 9:57am
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ELLENWOOD, Ga. — Police believe a skeleton found in a Georgia home belongs to a man who might have been dead for over a year.

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Former Georgia police officer gets probation for lying about Purple Heart

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 9:49am
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CANTON, Ga. — A former Georgia police officer convicted on six of seven charges related to falsely claiming he received a military Purple Heart will avoid jail time.

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Las Vegas gunman’s girlfriend returns to U.S. for questioning

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 9:40am
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LAS VEGAS — The Las Vegas gunman’s girlfriend returned to the U.S. overnight after a weekslong trip abroad and was met by investigators seeking to question her for clues to what drove Stephen Paddock to slaughter 59 people from his high-rise hotel suite.

Read more Associated Press Photos Michael Balsamo Ken Ritter

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office seeking man for questioning in aggravated assault case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 8:54am
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Jerome Anthony Davis for questioning in an aggravated assault that left a woman with life-threatening injuries Sunday.

Read more Staff Wrtier Photos Nefeteria Brewster