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Georgia judge won't stop new Vidalia onion rule

REIDSVILLE, Ga. - A Georgia judge Tuesday refused to intervene in a legal battle between a prominent Vidalia onion farmer and the state's agriculture commissioner over a new regulation aimed at keeping unripe onions from reaching store shelves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-15/georgia-judge-wont-stop-new-v
Authorities looking for suspects in NC kidnapping

ATLANTA - A federal prosecutor said agents were still looking for more suspects in the abduction of a North Carolina prosecutor's father as a judge denied bond Tuesday for five people arrested last week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-15/authorities-looking-suspects-
Car in weekend fatality might be Corolla

Police believe a 1990s model Toyota Corolla might have been...cars that left the scene Saturday night after a fatal accident on Gordon Highway.One teenager...struck both teenagers and left the scene. A witness told police Zykeith Harris, 14...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-16/cars-weekend-fatality-
Pepper spray hits 100 Atlanta area students

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. - Police say up to 100 students were affected by a blast of pepper spray set off in a hallway at a Georgia high school.Douglasville police spokesman Maj. G. Graff says 75 to 100 students complained...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-16/pepper-spray-hits-100-atlant
Crime plagues Ga. Habitat effort

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. - A Habitat for Humanity official says that gunfire...nonprofit's efforts to build homes for people in a central Georgia city. Houston County Habitat...organization's ability to recruit partner families in a Warner Robins neighborhood. He said that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-15/crime-plagues-ga-habit
Dragged by car, SC man dies

LANCASTER, S.C. - A Lancaster County man has died after authorities say he was hit by a car and then dragged underneath it. The Herald of Rock Hill reported that police were called around 10 a.m. Sunday and found a car in a field that appeared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-15/dragged-car-sc-man-dies
Wagener man sentenced in death

AIKEN - A Wagener man has been sentenced to 23 years in...after he pleaded guilty to the shooting death of a Lexington woman last year.The Aiken Standard...Prosecutor Strom Thurmond Jr. said Eck and a friend had driven to Wagener to buy drugs from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-16/wagener-man-sentenced-death
Official's car stolen outside Capitol

ATLANTA - Thieves stole a car -- along with expensive equipment inside -- from a car parked outside the Georgia Capitol that belongs...and driving away. Reilly had packed the vehicle for a family ski trip to Colorado, and the thieves made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-16/offcials-car-stolen-outside-
Cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius ends

...Africa - For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who pounced on apparent inconsistencies...prosecutor Gerrie Nel, who called Pistorius a liar and unleashed volleys of barbed questions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-04-15/cross-examination-oscar-pistorius
Masters champion Bubba Watson celebrates win at Augusta Waffle House

Forget steak and lobster. A late-night Waffle House celebratory meal and Steak n' Shake...winning the green jacket and $1.6 million, Watson feasted on a double grilled cheese with a side of hashbrowns scattered and covered at the Waffle House...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/masters/2014-04-15/masters-champion-bubba-watson-ce