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Prosecutor to seek indictment in jail death of Savannah man

...student at the Chatham County jail.Chatham County District Attorney Meg Heap won't specify what criminal charges her office...of pills prescribed to Ajibade before they took him away. Attorneys for Ajibade's family in Hyattsville, Maryland, say he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-22/prosecutor-seek-indict
MasterCard's settlement with Target fails to get bank support

...losses called the settlement an attempt by Target to "extinguish pending legal claims for pennies-on-the-dollar."Lead attorneys Charles Zimmer man and Karl Cambronne said in a statement that they will continue to push for "proper compensation" for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-22/mastercards-settlement-tar
Guidance sought on oil pipeline in SC

...lawmakers requested guidance from the state attorney general this week to determine whether...Fore said he is also waiting to hear Attorney General Alan Wilson's opinion on the...Hixon asked in his letter to the attorney general, which was co-authored by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-21/guidance-sought-oil-pipe
SC senators say Heigel has the right experience to balance business, environmental interests

...advanced the confirmation of Greenville attorney Catherine Heigel, a former Duke Energy...Heigel began her career in 1995 as an attorney with the state Department of Consumer...from March 2010 to June 2012. Now an attorney with Elliot Davis Decosimo, she is currently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-21/sc-senators-say-heigel-has-ri
Sentinel named in 14th civil rights lawsuit

...one covered by national media and a recent U.S. Senate committee meeting.In the federal lawsuit filed in Brunswick, attorney John "Jack" Long has once against challenged the constitutionality of the law governing private probation services, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-22/sentinel-named-14th-ci
Bond granted to two suspects in Operation Mayday sex sting

...information became available.Defense attorneys for Jordan A. Waters, 22, and John...Investigator Mark Dobbins provided Thursday. Attorney Danny Durham also brought a printout...plan to keep him under watch. Defense attorney Sadeer Sabbak, of the public defender's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-21/bond-granted-two-suspe
Man sentenced for crash that paralyzed child

...pleaded guilty in Columbia County Superior Court to two counts of vehicular injury and traffic offenses.Assistant District Attorney Robert Homlar said Turner's blood-alcohol level was 0.186 when he crashed head-on into the victims' vehicle.According...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-21/man-sentenced-crash-pa
Georgia man with gun turns tables on carjacking suspect

...wasn't trying to rob Fannin. "I thought you were my friend," he says.Police arrested 61-year-old Edgar Horn and charged him with attempted robbery and entering an auto. It wasn't immediately known if Horn had an attorney.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-22/georgia-man-gun-turns-tables
Suspect named in DC murder mystery

...malicious destruction of property, and a burglary charge in that case was dropped, court records show. Robin Ficker, a defense attorney who represented Wint in what he called some minor criminal and traffic cases between 2005 and 2009, said he doesn't think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-21/suspect-named-dc-murde
Part-timers turn attention to sick leave policies

...and McDonald's."More employers are voluntarily adopting paid sick leave programs," says Mark Girouard, an employment attorney at Nilan Johnson Lewis who represents national retailers.That is welcome news to workers who struggle to make ends meet when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-22/part-timers-turn-attention