Questions surround Los Angeles' 2024 Olympic proposal

...agreements related to the city's Olympic bid.The move, which sets up a vote by the full council next week, came after Chief Deputy City Attorney James P. Clark assured members its passage would not expose taxpayers to unchecked spending or debt...

Chief deputy suspended after wreck

Richmond County sheriff's Chief Deputy Pat Clayton has been suspended without pay after damaging his work vehicle.Sheriff Richard Roundtree said the suspension comes...

Strength announces chief deputy layoffs

...Police Department. Two of three chief deputy posts have been eliminated in an...announced Friday. One will be Chief Deputy Austin McLane's position, effective Jan. 31. The other is an open chief deputy slot held by Sheriff Strength before...

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ATV accident in Edgefield County kills Aiken man

...died after the ATV he was driving struck a tree along McCreight Road near Johnston, S.C., and rolled into water, Chief Deputy Coroner David Burnett said. He was pronounced dead about 12:15 a.m.An autopsy performed in Newberry, S.C...

Man charged in fatal accident

...was pronounced dead at Georgia Regents Medical Center less than an hour after the 10 p.m. crash, according to Chief Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose.Police said Peter McNally, 30, of Augusta, turned his Nissan Maxima left from the east lane...

Augusta commissioners settle with former deputy coroner for $200,000 in labor-related, whistleblower lawsuit

...Grover Tuten's theft of money and property from the dead, and was owed overtime pay since 2010, when Tuten and then-Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Bowen forced him to sign an agreement stating he was an assistant director, exempt from overtime pay...

Murder Mystery: Michael Frails' 1992 death remains unsolved

...received a call from the apartment manager to respond to a deceased person," Richmond County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Ronald Strength told The Augusta Chronicle in 1992. "The victim was found dead with multiple stab wounds."Frails...

Homicide suspect turns himself in

...Williams, who was shot multiple times in the torso, was pronounced dead at the scene at 11 p.m., Richmond County Chief Deputy Coroner said. An autopsy will be conducted at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's crime lab in Atlanta.

California orders largest cuts on record for farmers with some of strongest water rights

...where demand in our system is outstripping supply for even the most senior water rights holders," Caren Trgovcich, chief deputy director of the water board.The order applies to farmers and others whose rights to water were staked more than a...

35,000 gallons of oil spills after Montana train derailment

...knocked over a power line, and firefighters planned to spray foam on the wreckage to prevent a fire, Roosevelt County Chief Deputy Sheriff Corey Reum said."We're lucky it didn't ignite," Reum said.Under a rule enacted in April, oil being...