Photo of former Augusta Fire Marshal Jason Beard, who is facing federal extortion charges.

Former Augusta Fire Marshal Convicted In Federal Court

A former Augusta fire marshal has been convicted of Federal Extortion charges.

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Robbery by Appointment

A warning to online shoppers. A new crime trend has made its way to the Aiken area. It’s called robbery by appointment, and it might sound f…

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Augusta Boil Water Advisory Lifted

UPDATED ON 6

WJBF News Channel 6 has learned that the Boil Water Advisory that is affecting around 90,000 people in Augusta and at Fort Gordon was lifted…

Wrights Avenue Standoff

Suspect In Armed Standoff Identified

UPDATED ON 6

We have learned that an armed stand-off near downtown Augusta that involved more than 50 law enforcement officers and multiple agencies is n…

criminals deceive them into smuggling drugs by asking them to travel overseas.

Elderly Drug Traffickers

    FLORIDA – ABC News (by Geneva Sands)  – Floridian Ralph Soles, 74, said he was caught transporting methamphetamine into New Zealand two …