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...

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...

Minister sentenced to prison term for child molestation

...They expressed their concerns Underwood wouldn't be able to survive a prison term.Defense attorney Clayton Jolly asked Judge J. David Roper to consider all the good Underwood had done in his life and his serious health problems.Underwood...

Attempted online enticement of minor results in long prison term

...phony name and age ? to initiate contact with a 17-year-old whom he later married.Defense attorney Travis Saul asked Judge J. Randal Hall to consider a sentence at the lower end of the sentencing range. He cited Syed's lack of any criminal...

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...

Augusta man pleads guilty to aggravated assualt in domestic violence incident

...Natalie Paine said to the judge in seeking the maximum prison sentence possible, 45 years.Defense attorney Victor Hawk asked Judge Sheryl B. Jolly to give Taylor a chance to regain a place in the community through rehabilitation. Though there was...

Judge won't grant bond in forgery case

...felon, she claimed accidents kept her from coming to court, Mr. King said. Assistant Public Defender Jason Hasty asked Judge Brown to reconsider bond, however. He noted that she had been free since warrants were taken out against her in Columbia...

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No bond for man charged with beating woman with fists, bat

...beating, Tutt took the bat and used it to hit the woman and her daughter.Assistant Public Defender Todd Mitchell asked Judge Michael N. Annis to set bond for Tutt, who needs treatment for cancer. The judge denied bond but told Mitchell he...

Hearing on blocking immigration law set

...groups to block Georgia's law cracking down on illegal immigration from taking effect.The groups earlier this week asked Judge Thomas Thrash to block the law from taking effect until a lawsuit they filed last week has been resolved. That lawsuit...

Bank of America delays foreclosures in 23 states

...Florida, the state attorney general is investigating four law firms, two with ties to GMAC, for allegedly providing fraudulent documents in foreclosure cases.The Ohio attorney general asked judges this week to review GMAC foreclosure cases.