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South Carolina judge orders journalist to tell how she obtained diary of James Brown's widow

...estate remains unresolved after the South Carolina Supreme Court ruled that a deal brokered by then-South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster failed to follow the singer's wishes in his will.Brown's children argued that Hynie was already...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-30/south-carolina-judge-o
Sorry, wrong number

...places or other locations at which the FBI deems there is no reasonable expectation of privacy."In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, the senators expressed concern "about whether the FBI...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-28/sorry-wrong-number
Attorney general finds no state law violations by resigned Augusta commissioner Donnie Smith

The office of the Georgia Attorney General has rejected the Georgia Department...Tuesday letter from Assistant Attorney General Blair McGowan to Phillip Stacy...warranted a referral to the attorney general's office, Executive Director...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-27/ag-finds-no-state-law-vi
South Carolina Supreme Court refuses Republicans' request to reconsider its order on school funding lawsuit

...case, according to data the House and Senate provided to The Associated Press under public records requests. The attorney general's office said it had no way of determining its costs because staff attorneys handled its role over the years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-26/south-carolina-supreme
Reinaldo Rivera | The Augusta Chronicle

...investigators to the remains of Dingess in Aiken County and Bosdell in Columbia County. Attorneys from the Georgia attorney general's office filed a motion asking the judge to dismiss Reinaldo Rivera's petition for a writ of habeas corpus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/reinaldo-rivera
Government | The Augusta Chronicle

...didn't break the law frequenting a Masters hospitality house while drawing his state trooper salary, a assistant state attorney general said. Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data Things to Do: Events calendar

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/local-government
Highway robbery

...percent of those seizures involved no warrants or indictments.Unfortunately, the "reforms" announced recently by Attorney General Eric Holder do little to change the blatant disregard for due process that often makes cops end up looking more like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-25/highway-robbery
Get in front of Ferguson

When Ferguson, Mo., looked like it might ignite a racial powder keg, President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder stood front and center showing solidarity with the aggrieved.They didn't project the calming presence this nation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-22/get-front-ferguson
Tomi Rae Hynie Brown ruled James Brown widow

...available for comment Monday, according to a public relations company representing her.In 2008, then-South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster negotiated a settlement that gave half of Brown's estate to a charitable trust, a quarter to Hynie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-26/judge-rules-hynie-brown-jame
Judge sets execution date for Warren Lee Hill, convicted of killing fellow Georgia inmate

...inmate who was convicted of killing a fellow inmate.Warren Lee Hill is scheduled to die on Jan. 27, the Georgia Attorney General's office said in an e-mailed statement.Hill's lawyers have repeatedly argued that he is intellectually disabled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-16/judge-sets-execution-date-war