Teen released on bond in school gun case

A Columbia County judge granted bond Tuesday to an Aiken teen charged with taking a weapon onto Lakeside High School grounds. William Jeremiah Haw kins...

Health forces Minnesota coach Jerry Kill to resign

...man's allegations that former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky molested him as a teenager.Centre County Judge Thomas Kistler said the statute of limitations has not expired on filing criminal charges in the case. He told the...

Whistleblower complaint by ex-Augusta VA doctor closed

...accepted $1,100 in medications and plastic surgery from the hospital, according to his dismissal letter.A Richmond County judge dismissed the charges in April 2014, but Kostromin was left with a stain on his personnel file and now commutes weekly...

Harris wins fourth annual Applaud the Artist Cover Design Contest

...Murphy & Robinson. They have a daughter who is a creative writing professor at GRU, and a son who works for Columbia County.Judges selected a design by James Raiford of Harlem as runner-up."James Raiford's design is sophisticated in composition...

Columbia County hospital license properly awarded, judge rules

...for the political and arbitrary process they used in awarding a CON to (Georgia Regents)." Last week, a Fulton County judge dismissed a Doctors lawsuit also challenging the awarding of the CON, ruling he did not have jurisdiction because the...

Former Panther Greg Hardy is signed by Cowboys

...seeking photos and documents from the July 15 domestic-violence hearing in which Hardy was found guilty by a Mecklenburg County judge of assaulting and threatening to kill ex-girlfriend Nicole Holder. The case was later dropped after Holder would not...

Detroit-area man is sentenced for blow that killed soccer referee

...come to personify all that's wrong with many people's belief about the escalation of violence in sports," Wayne County Judge Thomas Cameron told him.The victim's sisters and mother referred to Bieniewicz as a selfless son and sibling who...

Columbia County judge rules lack of evidence dimisses murder charge against Martinez mother in death of infant son

There is not enough evidence to prosecute a Martinez mother charged with murder in the death of her 5½-month-old son, a judge ruled Tuesday.

Youth homicide dropping in Augusta

...program is making a difference," the Rev. Larry Fryer said of the year-round initiative that involves Richmond County judges staging interventions and directing outreach in area schools. "Our judges have been able to establish some relationships...

Augusta's Goodale House heads to court

...Augusta's historic Goodale House, one of Georgia's oldest surviving homes, could now rest in the hands of a Richmond County judge.Built in 1799 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976, the Federal-style building was deemed...