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SWAT Team responds to a man barricaded in home

Several law enforcement agencies were called to Crestlyn Dr. in response to a teen who barricaded himself in a neighbor's home.

Published: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 04:38:24 GMT

Driver airlifted after accident on I20 in McDuffie County

A driver was airlifted to GRU after a two-vehicle crash on I20 eastbound near exit 150.

Published: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:27:43 GMT

Update: 2 injured in hit and run on Edgefield Road

Lanes are finally clear after an accident on Edgefield Road at Belvedere-Clearwater Road early Saturday morning.

Published: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 04:38:45 GMT

One man takes on cleaning up downtown Augusta

If you walk downtown on a Saturday or Sunday morning, you might notice some cigarette butts, or maybe an empty bottle or can. But one man has stepped up and is picking up the streets.

Published: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 04:51:48 GMT

Aiken County investigates possible murder suicide

Aiken County is investigating a possible murder suicide in the Cedar Creek subdivision.

Published: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 04:39:55 GMT

Video of high-speed chase with Daniel Robinson

Daniel Robinson is accused of killing Bill Davitte and hurting his wife Jenny before taking off in the couple's car.

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:44:40 GMT

Insurance benefits for same-sex couples in South Carolina

It is the second day for South Carolina courts to issue marriage licenses for same sex couples. Aiken and Edgefield counties are the only ones that had anyone apply for a license today. Now that the ceremony is over they're ready for the same marriage benefits as everyone else.

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:50:01 GMT

12 OYS: Teacher admits hitting 6th grader arrested on simple assault

A Richmond County teacher is behind bars, accused of assaulting a middle school student. News 12 was in court when a judge issued an arrest warrant for 62-year-old Sam Arazie. The judge did allow Arazie to surrender to deputies with a charge of simple assault. For the first time since 12 On Your Side started investigating the alleged attack, we are hearing the teacher's side.

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:45:01 GMT

Jury to be selected in Aiken for accused cop-killer

Also mentioned in the hearing, the defense wanted the autopsy photos and some crime scene photos disallowed.

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:06:47 GMT

Benefits of veterans court in Augusta

A new addition to the Augusta Courts is helping keep veterans out of the system. The veteran treatment court is modeled after drug court, and is meant to help veterans with persisting problems.The new court system could help veterans and tax payers.

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:17:29 GMT