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Incident reports released in fatal Charleston church shooting

...as that from body camera and dash camera recordings. And officials said there is no transcript of the 911 calls.Circuit Judge J.C. Nicholson had earlier blocked release of all documents. He modified the order this month after a hearing and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-29/incident-reports-released-fat
Legal issues in Episcopal split going to SC Supreme Court

...region that didn't leave the national church are in a diocese now known as the Episcopal Church in South Carolina.Circuit Judge Diane Good stein, who presided at a three-week trial in Dor chester County in 2014, ruled earlier this year in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-20/legal-issues-episcopal-split-
Friend of Charleston church shooting suspect is now under investigation by federal authorities

...and other documents stemming from the investigation into the slayings.During a hearing that Roof did not attend, Circuit Judge J.C. Nicholson said some information ultimately could be released by authorities but expressed concern that the victims...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-16/friend-charleston-church-shooting-s
Ex-North Charleston officer denied bond in murder case

...defendant would constitute an unreasonable danger to the community and the request for release on bond should be denied," Circuit Judge Clifton Newman said in the order.A bystander's cellphone video showed Slager firing eight times as Scott tried...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-14/ex-north-charleston-officer-d
White ex-South Carolina police chief sentenced to home detention in killing of unarmed black man

...in exchange for his guilty plea to misconduct in office. The murder charge carried a penalty of 30 years to life.Circuit Judge Edgar Dickson suspended a 10-year prison sentence for Combs as long as he completes his home detention and five years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-01/white-ex-south-carolina-police-chie
Police: Man charged in police officer's shooting death carried weapons during previous arrests

...Magistrate Judge Michelle Branch-Howard told public defender Taylor Bell that she would not set bond for his client.A circuit judge is expected to determine the 34-year-old Hall's bond at a later date. Hall, a resident of Eastover, S.C...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-01/police-man-charged-police-officers-
Judges retain 'absolute discretion' on guardian ad litem appointments

...meeting the necessary criteria to investigate divorces and custody disputes over children.He said, however, that circuit judges did not endorse the list as the one they will use to appoint guardians and that the family law group's recommendations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-16/judges-retain-absolute
Judge weighing Missouri lawmaker lawsuit over Rams stadium

...action on a new stadium, saying they don't have the authority to do so.An attorney for Nixon asked Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem to dismiss the case, in part claiming that Nixon's involvement is minimal.The lawsuit comes as Rams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-06-30/judge-weighing-missouri-l
Ex-police chief's retrial in shooting death to open in new venue

...North Charles ton police officer. Ear lier this month, Circuit Judge Edgar Dickson approved a defense request for a change...Columbia, about 35 miles away. The case will be heard by Circuit Judge Brian Gibbons of Chester with jury selection to begin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-14/ex-police-chiefs-retrial-shoo
Columbia County court clerk accuses Augusta judge of violating records law

...previously logged ? "as single documents."Overstreet said he issued the order after reaching a consensus among circuit judges that a more organized record was needed for a clientele considered to be becoming "more mobile" and residing in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-08/court-clerk-accuses-ju