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Keeping your kids safe on Halloween

On Halloween with so many kids going door to door, Georgia parole officers will be watching registered sex offenders even more closely.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:16:48 GMT

Todd Gurley Law could be first bill to hit Georgia floor

The University of Georgia is appealing an NCAA ruling Georgia fans and law makers are not happy about. Star running back Todd Gurley is still on suspension after admitting he got $3000 for signing autographs and memorabilia. News 12 caught up with Governor Nathan Deal and a local law maker who is putting together the Todd Gurley Law.

Published: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:34:22 GMT

Ebola threat puts hosptial's protocol to test

An Ebola threat at Doctor's Hospital turns out to be nothing more than a false alarm. A man coming back from Africa in the past 24 hours showed signs of the virus, but was cleared by the CDC Wednesday night. News 12 visited the room where the patient was treated to show you how the protocol works.

Published: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:31:59 GMT

Aiken County offering absentee voting

At the Aiken County Government Center, votes are already being cast.

Published: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:42:25 GMT

12 OYS: Former Augusta VA doctor claims gastrointestinal backlog cover-up

A former primary care physician who worked at Augusta's embattled VA hospital is speaking out about this week's resignation of his former boss, VA Director Robert Hamilton. Dr. Raymond Kostromin was fired from the VA in 2013. The VA accused him of stealing. He said he was retaliated against for bringing problems to his superiors.

Published: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:32:15 GMT

Local hero returns Purple Heart to missing soldier's family

A missing Purple Heart for a missing WWII veteran will soon be reunited with the soldier's family.

Published: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:10:30 GMT

Aiken authorities looking for vandalism & theft suspects

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is asking for your help identifying the suspects seen stealing from Lulu's Carwash on E. Pinelog Rd.

Published: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:36:41 GMT

TSA: loaded gun found at Augusta Regional airport

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) says they found a loaded handgun in a passenger's carry-on bag at an Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) checkpoint.

Published: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:17:18 GMT

Update: Man missing from GRU found

Georgia Regents Medical Center says they have found the man who went missing last night.

Published: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:38:25 GMT

UPDATE: Victim name released in Thomson homicide

The GBI is investigating a fatal shooting on 4th Street in Thomson, Special Agent Pat Morgan said

Published: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:56:29 GMT