Mother accused of abuse denied bond

...children. She has pleaded not guilty in Richmond County Superior Court.Assistant District Attorney Jared Wil liams asked Judge J. David Roper to deny bond. On Feb. 10, a case worker with the Department of Family and Children Services visited...

Bond denied for Augusta man facing retrial on murder charge

...shootout, but Wright said she was still opposed to bond pending a possible retrial.Defense attorney Peter Johnson asked Judge Carl C. Brown Jr. to set bond for Freeman, who has support from family, friends and others in the community, such...

Judge may block child death information

...forgot the child was in the SUV and drove to work.WSB-TV reports the Cobb County District Attorney's Office has asked Judge Mary Staley to sign an order preventing any county agency from releasing information in the case.Harris is a native...

High court denies Sentinel request for appeal; 13 lawsuits to proceed to trial

...to return to Richmond and Columbia counties for trial.The first case plaintiffs' attorney John "Jack" Long has asked Judge Daniel J. Craig to schedule for trial is that of Hills McGee.McGee's Superior Court lawsuit was put on hold for...

Convicted child molester to spend rest of his life behind bars

...sentencing. They convicted Vaughns of rape, aggravated sexual battery, and three counts of child molestation.Lamb asked Judge Sheryl B. Jolly to impose the maximum sentence. Vaughns never took responsibility for what he did and he proved himself...

Prison term imposed for near fatal beating

...a transitional living center, but it costs hundreds of thousands of dollars and Medicaid does not pay for it.Lamb asked Judge Sheryl B. Jolly for the maximum penalty, 20 years in prison.Defense attorneys Grady Blanchard and Travers Chance...

Man who shot ex-wife, kids had fought over custody

...7-year-old daughter, Jada Brown.Prather's oldest child, a 13-year-old boy, was not home at the time.Andrews had asked judge for a temporary protective order in August 2013. At one point, she wrote, Prather forced his way inside her locked...

Judge denies motion for Craft

...Bruce Craft to be free on bond pending appeal Wednesday. In Richmond County Superior Court, attorney William Davison asked Judge Carl C. Brown Jr. to grant Dr. Craft a new trial on 99 felony counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, 15 felony...

Judge grants bond to Californian

...hearing, Assistant District Attorney John Markwalter asked Judge Carl C. Brown to deny bond. Mr. Markwalter said Mr...criminal record, both attorneys said when Judge Brown asked. Judge Brown, noting the purpose of bond is to ensure a person...

Augusta death penalty trial reset for Jan. 6 for Adrian Hargrove

...his wife, Sharon Hartley, 46, and her daughter, Allyson Pederson, 18.On Wednesday, Hargrove's defense team asked Judge James G. Blanchard Jr. to reconsider a ruling he made earlier or allow the defense to take the issue to the Georgia...