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Atlanta woman fatally shot while driving car down street

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 09/26/2015 - 2:03pm



ATLANTA — Atlanta police are investigating an incident involving a woman who was fatally while driving her vehicle down the street.

Local news media reported Saturday that shots were fired from another vehicle at the SUV, which hit a tree and flipped over. Firefighters rescued a man and woman from the vehicle.

Authorities say the woman was dead at the scene and had been shot in the face. The deceased victim’s identity has not been released.

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Knights rally past Razorbacks

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 09/26/2015 - 12:09am

PLAY OF THE GAME: Early in the fourth in Evans territory with the potential to take the lead, Cross Creek’s bad snap over quarterback Devon Hicks’ head was recovered by the Knights. That turnover changed the momentum and led to a touchdown run for Evans to go up by 9.

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Supermoon eclipse to happen on Sunday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 09/26/2015 - 12:07am

Stay up late on Sunday, Augusta.

You’ll have a chance to witness something that happens once every couple of decades.

Beginning around 8:10 p.m., anyone with a clear view of the night sky will be able to watch a supermoon eclipse for the first time in more than 30 years. It’s expected to last until 1:22 a.m.

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Bond denied in slaying of man whose body was found in Burke County

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Fri, 09/25/2015 - 9:15pm

Bond was denied Friday for a Hephzibah man accused of murder in the death of a man whose body was found in Burke County last month.

Walter Salvesen,

22, will remain in custody pending his possible indictment and trial in Richmond County Superior Court.

Assistant District Attorney Pierce Blitch said Friday that a landowner in Burke County discovered the body of Jonathan Martin,

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