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Father of man accused of burning wife with gas speaks out

Richmond County deputies are looking for a man accused of setting his wife on fire and his father is hoping he'll do the right thing and turn himself in. Deputies have been looking for Ronnie Lee Jones since early Friday morning. New 12 caught up with Jones' father earlier this evening and Ronnie McGruder didn't hold back. He says the couple fights so much he's asked them several times to just split up.

Published: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:09:59 GMT

Man sought in larceny case out of Columbia County

Video surveillance caught a man looking into trucks after hours on Thursday. An employee said in a report that she will press charges if the suspect's identified.

Published: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 03:04:29 GMT

Jessye Norman talks about novel, concert, Ferguson

She's just released a novel about her life called Stand Up Straight and Sing. It's her way of saying thank you to a lot of local people.

Published: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 02:36:51 GMT

Davitte family releases statement after attempted carjacking turns deadly

The Davitte family is thanking the community after a man allegedly shot Bill and beat Jenny as they turned on the sprinklers at their church.

Published: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 01:13:33 GMT

Hephzibah charter school could open up opportunities for parents statewide

Parents might soon have a new option when it comes to school. State leaders have just pre-approved a new charter school in Hephzibah and it is open to any student in the entire state.

Published: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:34:04 GMT

Richmond County man enters not guilty plea for murder charge

Altaye Levelle Knight, 21, was arrested and charged in May with Damon Terrell Prymus', 27, murder. He was indicted on Aug. 13.

Published: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:00:56 GMT

2 dead after car versus tractor-trailer accident

Two people in the car were killed and the third person was airlifted to GRU.

Published: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:18:54 GMT

Grovetown's Director of Public Safety resigns

The mayor of Grovetown has confirmed Public Safety Director Gary Owens has turned in his letter of resignation.

Published: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:08:09 GMT

Gov. Deal accepts Commissioner Jackson's resignation

Gov. Nathan Deal has officially accepted the resignation of District 6 Commissioner Joe Jackson.

Published: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:21:50 GMT

12 OYS: Husband accused of setting wife on fire remains on the loose

A man is accused of pouring gasoline on his wife and setting her on fire. Now, investigators are trying to find out where he is. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office wants 31 year-old Ronnie Lee Jones for aggravated assault. This incident comes just twenty-four hours after he was released from jail in South Carolina.

Published: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:00:35 GMT