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Murder trial begins for second suspect in 2013 Augusta homicide

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 7:33pm

The trial began Monday for the second of three men charged with murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man in Dogwood Terrace last year.

Killeon Cooper, 20, has pleaded not guilty in Richmond County Superior Court, and according to his defense attorney, Sadeer Sabbak of the public defender’s office, no physical evidence links Cooper to the Aug. 27, 2013, slaying of Charles D. Davis.

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Arnold Palmer has pacemaker implanted

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 6:43pm


PITTSBURGH — Arnold Palmer had a pacemaker implanted to correct an abnormal heartbeat.

According to his Web site, Palmer had successful surgery Monday at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. The 84-year-old Palmer was to remain in the hospital overnight for observation. He is expected to be released Tuesday.

Golf Channel earlier this year produced a three-part documentary called Arnie, which was broadcast the week after the Masters Tournament in April. The seven-time major champion remains one of the most endearing figures in golf.

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