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  • Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family's contact

    Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family's contact

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:52:19 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:17 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:17:07 GMT
    A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
    A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    Amazon says an "unlikely" string of events prompted its Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle.

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    Amazon says an "unlikely" string of events prompted its Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle.

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  • 2 charged with murder of missing Augusta man

    2 charged with murder of missing Augusta man

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-05-25 15:54:23 GMT
    Andrew Cato (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Andrew Cato (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    Two people are now being charged with the death of missing Augusta man Andrew Cato, IV. Cato disappeared the night of Saturday, May 5 and has not been seen since.

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    Two people are now being charged with the death of missing Augusta man Andrew Cato, IV. Cato disappeared the night of Saturday, May 5 and has not been seen since.

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  • Commissioner-Elect John Clarke on racial posts: "I can honestly say I don't remember writing those insensitive & harmful words"

    Commissioner-Elect John Clarke on racial posts: "I can honestly say I don't remember writing those insensitive & harmful words"

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:18:00 GMT
    Newly elected District 10 Commissioner is speaking publicly since some controversial posts were discovered on his social media accounts.   John Clarke is facing backlash as word gets out those posts refer to blacks using the N word several times.  Surrounded by supporters including several commissioners, newly elected District 10 Commissioner, John Clarke, addresses the racial post allegedly coming from his Facebook Page. "I can honestly say I don't remember wri...More >>
    Newly elected District 10 Commissioner is speaking publicly since some controversial posts were discovered on his social media accounts.   John Clarke is facing backlash as word gets out those posts refer to blacks using the N word several times.  Surrounded by supporters including several commissioners, newly elected District 10 Commissioner, John Clarke, addresses the racial post allegedly coming from his Facebook Page. "I can honestly say I don't remember wri...More >>
  • Officers arrest 3 more 'Most Wanted' suspects

    Officers arrest 3 more 'Most Wanted' suspects

    Thursday, August 14 2014 2:25 PM EDT2014-08-14 18:25:12 GMT
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Officials have issued a manhunt for three suspects from Horry County's Most Wanted list. Bradley James Barnhill, 28, is wanted for criminal domestic violence, according to authorities. BarnhillMore >>
    Three suspects featured on Horry County's Most Wanted on July 31 have since been arrested by Horry County Police officers.
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  • Report: Georgia poor state for youthful skin

    Report: Georgia poor state for youthful skin

    Thursday, May 18 2017 12:43 PM EDT2017-05-18 16:43:50 GMT
    Enviromental factors can hurt your skin (Source:WALB)Enviromental factors can hurt your skin (Source:WALB)
    Enviromental factors can hurt your skin (Source:WALB)Enviromental factors can hurt your skin (Source:WALB)

    Living in Georgia may be contributing to the aging of your skin.

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    Living in Georgia may be contributing to the aging of your skin.

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  • Who are the new faces?

    New anchor team comes to FOX 54 morning show

    New anchor team comes to FOX 54 morning show

    New FOX 54 morning show team (WFXG)New FOX 54 morning show team (WFXG)
    New FOX 54 morning show team (WFXG)New FOX 54 morning show team (WFXG)

    FOX 54 morning news is getting a makeover! Anchors C.E. Huffman and Stephanie Lopez will join Jay Jefferies starting Monday, April 9.

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    FOX 54 morning news is getting a makeover! Anchors C.E. Huffman and Stephanie Lopez will join Jay Jefferies starting Monday, April 9.

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  • GoFundMe raises over $227K for Waffle House shooting victims

    GoFundMe raises over $227K for Waffle House shooting victims

    Monday, May 7 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-05-07 23:04:35 GMT
    Shaw suffered minor injuries, including cuts and an injured elbow. (Source: James Shaw, Jr./CNN)Shaw suffered minor injuries, including cuts and an injured elbow. (Source: James Shaw, Jr./CNN)

    Almost a quarter of a million dollars has been raised for the victims of the Tennessee Waffle House shooting. 

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    Almost a quarter of a million dollars has been raised for the victims of the Tennessee Waffle House shooting. 

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  • 13-year-old released as death of infant child remains under investigation

    13-year-old released as death of infant child remains under investigation

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:23 PM EDT2018-05-20 03:23:12 GMT
    (Image: Hawaii News Now/File)(Image: Hawaii News Now/File)

    A 13-year-old girl has been released pending investigation after the death of her infant child.

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    A 13-year-old girl has been released pending investigation after the death of her infant child.

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  • TX school shooting victims: Pakistani exchange student, junior art student among victims

    TX school shooting victims: Pakistani exchange student, junior art student among victims

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:24:36 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-05-20 02:41:13 GMT

    The Pakistan embassy in Washington confirmed Sabika Sheikh's death, while a local business confirmed the death of substitute teacher Ann Perkins.

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    The Pakistan embassy in Washington confirmed Sabika Sheikh's death, while a local business confirmed the death of substitute teacher Ann Perkins.

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  • Local MLK tribute honorees discuss King's legacy

    Local MLK tribute honorees discuss King's legacy

    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-05-20 00:23:12 GMT

    Next month the R&R Youth and Community Empowerment organization will honor people in Augusta and the CSRA for doing their part in the community to make a difference and to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr for the 50th anniversary of his death. Some of those honorees met Saturday at Big T's Seafood, to talk about the importance of continuing to honor his legacy. 

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    Next month the R&R Youth and Community Empowerment organization will honor people in Augusta and the CSRA for doing their part in the community to make a difference and to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr for the 50th anniversary of his death. Some of those honorees met Saturday at Big T's Seafood, to talk about the importance of continuing to honor his legacy. 

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  • Teen ordered to pay $36 million in restitution for Oregon fire

    Teen ordered to pay $36 million in restitution for Oregon fire

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:17:25 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:19:35 GMT
    The 2017 fire engulfed more than 48,000 acres in Oregon and Washington before it was contained and cost the state at least $20 million. The teen has the option to set up a payment plan. (Source: KOIN/CNN)The 2017 fire engulfed more than 48,000 acres in Oregon and Washington before it was contained and cost the state at least $20 million. The teen has the option to set up a payment plan. (Source: KOIN/CNN)

    The 2017 fire engulfed more than 48,000 acres in Oregon and Washington before it was contained. If the teen cannot pay the amount in full, the court said he could establish a payment plan.

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    The 2017 fire engulfed more than 48,000 acres in Oregon and Washington before it was contained. If the teen cannot pay the amount in full, the court said he could establish a payment plan.

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  • Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation

    Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:12:57 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:53:44 GMT
    A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations. (Source: CNN)A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations. (Source: CNN)
    A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations. (Source: CNN)A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations. (Source: CNN)

    A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations.

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    A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations.

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  • Augusta man indicted today

    Augusta man indicted today

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:00:15 GMT
    29-year-old Richard Timmons,indicted for murdering his wife (Richmond County Sheriff's Office)29-year-old Richard Timmons,indicted for murdering his wife (Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
    29-year-old Richard Timmons,indicted for murdering his wife (Richmond County Sheriff's Office)29-year-old Richard Timmons,indicted for murdering his wife (Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
    On Tuesday, an Augusta man was indicted. Richard Lyle Timmons, Jr., 29-years-old has been charged and accused on three counts. The first and second include murder and aggravated assault of his wife, 34-year-old Jazna Outlaw Timmons on February 9, 2018. Timmons was also charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.  Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
    On Tuesday, an Augusta man was indicted. Richard Lyle Timmons, Jr., 29-years-old has been charged and accused on three counts. The first and second include murder and aggravated assault of his wife, 34-year-old Jazna Outlaw Timmons on February 9, 2018. Timmons was also charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.  Copyright 2018 WFXG. All rights reserved.More >>
  • City Leaders host workshop weeks ahead of vote for possible smoke ban ordinance

    City Leaders host workshop weeks ahead of vote for possible smoke ban ordinance

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:12:27 GMT
    City Leaders host workshop for possible smoke ban ordinanceCity Leaders host workshop for possible smoke ban ordinance

    A major effort to improve the health of Richmond County, but it's getting quite a bit of opposition.  According to research by the BreathEasy Coalition, Richmond County is ranked 124 out of 159 counties in Georgia when it comes to health. That's one reason why the organization says it is pushing city leaders to pass a smoke free ordinance, banning smoking within 10 feet of businesses and bars.  "It's more or less why put a burden on a business that can potentially put ...

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    A major effort to improve the health of Richmond County, but it's getting quite a bit of opposition.  According to research by the BreathEasy Coalition, Richmond County is ranked 124 out of 159 counties in Georgia when it comes to health. That's one reason why the organization says it is pushing city leaders to pass a smoke free ordinance, banning smoking within 10 feet of businesses and bars.  "It's more or less why put a burden on a business that can potentially put ...

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  • Former Richmond County teacher files lawsuit against School System

    Former Richmond County teacher files lawsuit against School System

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 12:42:24 GMT
    Richmond County Schools (WFXG)Richmond County Schools (WFXG)
    Richmond County Schools (WFXG)Richmond County Schools (WFXG)

    A former Richmond County middle school teacher is saying the school system refused to accommodate her medical condition and refused to pay her until she was cured. In a lawsuit filed on March 22, the former educator named herself Jane Doe to protect her privacy and student information.

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    A former Richmond County middle school teacher is saying the school system refused to accommodate her medical condition and refused to pay her until she was cured. In a lawsuit filed on March 22, the former educator named herself Jane Doe to protect her privacy and student information.

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  • How to avoid rental scams

    How to avoid rental scams

    Friday, May 25 2018 7:26 AM EDT2018-05-25 11:26:56 GMT
    How to avoid rental scams (SOURCE: WFXG)How to avoid rental scams (SOURCE: WFXG)

    Many people are planning family vacations for the summer and college students are searching for a place to live next school semester. When browsing online you come across a variety of homes and apartments to choose from for your stay but how do you know if they are legit. Finding the right is place is important and so is knowing where your money is going.  

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    Many people are planning family vacations for the summer and college students are searching for a place to live next school semester. When browsing online you come across a variety of homes and apartments to choose from for your stay but how do you know if they are legit. Finding the right is place is important and so is knowing where your money is going.  

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  • Visa suspends Morgan Freeman campaign

    Visa suspends Morgan Freeman campaign

    Friday, May 25 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:50:07 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:50:07 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)

    Sixteen people spoke to CNN about Freeman. Eight claimed Freeman harassed or was inappropriate with them.

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    Sixteen people spoke to CNN about Freeman. Eight claimed Freeman harassed or was inappropriate with them.

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