Southern Cal player Josh Shaw suspended after admitting story is a lie

...Monday.USC coach Steve Sarkisian says the Trojans are "extremely disappointed in Josh." Shaw is a fifth-year senior, a team captain and a key starter in USC's defensive secondary.The school notes Shaw has retained legal counsel.

Agreement nears on moving buses

...testing, and the city is close to approval from EPD on the plan for its site, said attorney Jim Plunkett, the city's outside counsel on most development deals. Construction of the new depot is expected to take 12-16 months, Plunkett said.Medical College...

Judge mulling sanctions in Georgia ethics trial

...e-mails LaBerge sent to her own personal e-mail account that included text message exchanges between herself and Deal chief counsel Ryan Teague and chief of staff Chris Riley.Those documents should have been produced in response to requests for discovery...

Joe Jackson escapes rocky government ship

...could do that, although the city's bond counsel might not agree. IF IT SOUNDS TOO GOOD TO...current financial advisor, PFM Inc.; bond counsel McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP; and disclosure counsel Mur ray Barnes Finister LLP are all white...

Georgia defense has slimmed down as Clemson draws near

...Sen. John Thune of South Dakota asked the Defense Department inspector general and the civilian U.S. Office of Special Counsel on Wednesday to look into claims by a former Air Force criminal investigator, Staff Sgt. Brandon Enos.In a 12-page memo...

Returning to track remains 'lowest priority' for grieving Tony Stewart

...Dr. Joseph R. Ferrari, a social phycologist at DePaul University, said Stewart could be acting on the advice of legal counsel, or simply struggling through a tricky emotional process."Does he feel guilt or shame? I think that's what is going...

VA awards wrongful-death settlement to local family

...served in the Army from 1965 to 1967.The VA's regional counsel in Atlanta, who agreed to settle Aug. 7, did not return...Morrell said in her letter to Pardue from Atlanta Regional Counsel. "We sincerely regret the pain and inconvenience your client...

Augusta Commission stalls bond refinance vote

...opportunity to end the troubled track record of economic apartheid" in Augusta.Financial adviser Dianne McNabb and special city counsel Jim Plunkett have maintained that the bond refunding deal had been in the works for some time and that competitively bidding...

Stand for religious free speech

...and other clergy preach on moral issues in a way that has "political implications," according to Daniel Blomberg, legal counsel for the Becket Fund, which opposed the lawsuit."The IRS has implicitly recognized that it can't punish houses of worship...

Rob Manfred chosen to succeed Bud Selig as baseball commissioner

...voting separately but speaking, in the end, with one voice."Manfred started with baseball in the late 1980s as an outside counsel in labor negotiations and was hired by Selig as executive vice president for labor relations and human resources in 1998...