Greg Rickabaugh

Greg Rickabaugh is an award-winning crime reporter in the Augusta-Aiken area with experience writing for The Augusta Chronicle and serving as publisher of The Jail Report. He also owns AugustaCrime.com. Rickabaugh is a 1994 graduate of the University of South Carolina and has appeared on several crime documentaries on the Investigation Discovery channel. He is married with two daughters.
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Aiken teen wanted for murder is captured nine months after being named a suspect

A local teen who was wanted for a 2021 murder was finally captured over the weekend and returned to Aiken County.

Man accused of raping woman in Grovetown after night of drinking and drugs

A man is accused of raping a woman in Grovetown after the pair spent a night drinking and smoking drugs with friends.

Augusta worker accused of sexually assaulting teen patient at children’s mental health facility

A night shift employee at Lighthouse Care Center was arrested Tuesday for allegedly taking a 16-year-old female patient to her room at 11 p.m. April 29 and sexually assaulting her.

Augusta man accused of beating stepdaughter with a belt

An Augusta man was jailed for violently beating his stepdaughter with a belt.

Trenton man strangles woman, dies while burying her

An Edgefield County man likely strangled his domestic partner and then died from a heart attack after wrapping her in trash bags and dumping her in an outside pit.

Suspect who killed Augusta pedestrian has history of DUI and speeding charges

An Augusta man with a history of DUI allegations and speeding was arrested early Sunday for killing a pedestrian and fleeing the scene, authorities said.

Martinez man is killed and three passengers injured in I-20 wreck

An accident on I-20 kills one and injures three.

Aiken man found dead in his vehicle

Aiken police are asking for the community’s help after discovering the body of a local man in his vehicle Tuesday night.

Road rage shooting injures driver in North Augusta

A North Augusta man suffered minor injuries Friday afternoon in a road-rage shooting on East Martintown Road, and the suspect fled into Augusta, authorities said. The...

Man injured in Shadowood Apartments’ shooting

A man was shot Thursday night at Shadowood Apartments in Augusta, authorities said. Richmond County deputies responded around 11:08 p.m. Thursday to the complex at 2506...

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