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Retrial underway in 2009 hospital attack

...informed of his rights and of the dangers of serving as his own attorney.In his opening statement Monday, Bettis told the jury that...her to stop that screaming or he would kill her," District Attorney Ashley Wright said.In her opening statement, Wright told...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-03/retrial-underway-2009-
Family attorney disputes police chief's account that officer fatally shot teen in self-defense

...car toward the lawman.The attorney for Hammond's parents...Bland is calling for the attorney general's office to put...said he won't address the attorney's "ongoing and unsupported...administrative leave."As attorneys are now involved for both...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-01/family-attorney-disputes-police-chi
City Ink: VIPs turn out to honor former sheriff Ronnie Strength

...Jen nings III and Presi ding Judge Scott Allen; District Attorney Ashley Wright; elections board Exec u tive Director Lynn Bailey...and FBI, just to name a few.Strength's longtime friend, attorney Freddie San ders, who was a deputy when he began his career...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-08-01/vips-turn-out-h
Reinaldo Rivera | The Augusta Chronicle

...led sheriff?s 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...

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Officer Scotty Richardson | The Augusta Chronicle

...who is facing the death penalty in the 2011 fatal shooting of Aiken Public Safety Officer ... Judge Clifton Newman told attorneys for Stephon Carter that a motion to move the venue or select jurors outside Aiken County was premature. Carter is accused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/officer-scotty-richardson
Aiken authorities, attorney general respond to concerns over sheriff's domestic violence policy

The South Carolina Attorney General's Office and Aiken County authorities...Mark Powell, communcations director for the attorney general's office, said Friday that senior attorneys in his office "do not believe this is the correct...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-31/aiken-authorities-atto
North Augusta City Council | The Augusta Chronicle

...enacting policies concerning the operation of the city; enacting local ordinances; and appointing the Municipal Judges, City Attorney, City Clerk, and members of the various boards. City Council also has the authority to call bond referendums in the...

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North Augusta City Council | The Augusta Chronicle

...enacting policies concerning the operation of the city; enacting local ordinances; and appointing the Municipal Judges, City Attorney, City Clerk, and members of the various boards. City Council also has the authority to call bond referendums in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/local-government/north-augusta-city-council
Augusta-area prosecutor earns state award

...to be the 2015 Assistant District Attorney of the Year for Division 1.Syms...Augusta Judicial Circuit District Attorney Ashley Wright. A career prosecutor, Syms has worked in the district attorney's office since 2001.During his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-29/augusta-area-prosecuto
Not guilty plea for Charleston church shooting suspect; he wants opposite, lawyer says

...unquestionably rooted in racial hate, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said during...meaning the state will pay for his attorneys - and formalized the appointment...joy," Doctor told the judge.An attorney for the church said that the AME...

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