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UPDATE | Mom wants answers after picture of beaten son in prison goes viral

A mother wants answers after a picture shows her son beaten at a Georgia correctional facility. Augusta native Cortez Berry is pictured in a photo with his eye swollen shut, something around his neck resembling a noose or a leash, and two men standing over him.

Published: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:46:38 GMT

UPDATE| Autopsy complete on woman pulled from Heard Ave. house fire

The GBI Atlanta Lab has completed the autopsy on the woman killed after a fire on Heard Ave.

Published: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:48:54 GMT

Highfields owner wants to build public pavilion

The owner of the Highfields equestrian site is asking Aiken city council to pay for a covered pavilion that will sit on an area of the property within city limits.

Published: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:56:18 GMT

UPDATE | City could be sued after EEO Director is fired

The investigation involving HR Director Tanika Bryant and Interim City Administrator Tameka Allen about complaints against them in an anonymous letter have wrapped up, according to City Administrator Janice Jackson.

Published: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:02:14 GMT

New company promises hundreds of jobs in Jenkins County

Wells Lighting is officially coming to Jenkins County. It's a big boost for the small town of Millen, and it could mean jobs for people across the region.

Published: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:47:38 GMT

Students say GRU is passing out handicap citations to people with disabilities

GRU students are turning to News 12 for help. They say students are getting parking tickets for using handicap spaces, even if they have a disability.

Published: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:42:13 GMT

Proposed Columbia County fine arts charter school secures land near Blanchard Woods Park

Parents could have the choice to send their child to a charter school soon - if the Columbia County School for the Arts gets its charter approved later this year.

Published: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:51:27 GMT

81-year-old woman found dead in a ditch along Washington, GA road

Wilkes County investigators are looking into the death of a 81-year-old woman found in a ditch along Gordon St.

Published: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:50:09 GMT

UPDATE | One person charged after Gordon Highway accident

An accident on Gordon Highway between a van and a truck ends with multiple people injured and one person unresponsive.

Published: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:47:53 GMT

Defense rests in Boston Marathon bombing trial after calling four witnesses

The defense has rested its case in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Published: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:34:44 GMT