12, Feb 2015 - Victim found at Maxwell House dies
A woman found unconscious in a Maxwell House apartment on Sunday has died as a result of her injuries. Coroner Mark Bowen said Matilda Lorraine Jenkins, 58, of 1365 Laney-Walker Blvd., was pronounced dead at 10:35 p.m. Tuesday at the Georgia Regents Medical Center Shock Trauma ICU. Her boyfriend, 58-year-old David Maurice Kyler, was booked into the Richmond County jail on charges of aggravated ...
29, Jan 2015 - Augusta man acquitted of most serious charges in GRU police shooting case
Keith James was the one who needed protection the night Georgia Regents University Police Officer Wesley Martin stopped him, his attorney argued to the jury in closing Thursday. A few hours later, the Richmond County Superior Court jury acquitted James of the two most serious charges he faced – aggravated assault on a police officer and theft. read more
24, Sep 2014 - Private probation companies battle case in state supreme court
A decision that started in a Richmond County court room is now a case in Georgia's highest court. This week lawyers are giving their reasons why private probation companies should stay in business, but as News 12 reports the state's supreme court ruling could mean the end of an industry.
21, Sep 2014 - Georgia Supreme Court to hear arguments in the private probation lawsuits
On Monday, the controversy over private probation firms will belong to the Georgia Supreme Court. The justices will hear oral arguments in the appeals of 13 civil lawsuits filed in Richmond and Columbia counties against Sentinel Offender Services.
07, Jul 2014 - More charges filed in Augusta jail gang case
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has filed new charges in what it describes as ongoing gang activity at a Georgia youth detention facility.