Former inmate making most of second chance

...Walker thought he would never leave prison. And he wasn't convinced he deserved to, either.In 1993, a Fulton County judge sentenced Walker to life with the possibility of parole for the murder of his fiancee, the mother of his then-2-year-old...

Oklahoma judge to rule on disputed high school game

OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma County judge has delayed ruling on a request by an Oklahoma City school to have part or all of a high school football playoff game replayed...

Sen. Jesse Stone's withdrawal clears way for judge's appointment of Jack Cox

...paved the way for Gov. Nathan Deal to appoint Jack Cox.Deal announced the appointment Nov. 18. A retired Richmond County judge has been hearing cases in the meantime.Cox, Burke County's solicitor general, and Stone were the only candidates...

Twisted justice?

...Services.Their 9-0 vote came after assurances by Chief State Court Judge Richard Slaby that he and other Richmond County judges "agreed we were satisfied with the services that we were receiving" from Sentinel.We'd like to be as sanguine...

Former Columbia County commissioner, family still waiting on ruling

Scott Dean and his family are still waiting on the ruling by a Tattnall County judge on his writ of habeas corpus.

Augusta Commission's Hallowe'en costume party to be wild affair

...spin the bottle and pin the tail on the goat using a live goat which should kick the party up a notch.All Richmond County judges will arrive in their judicial robes and participate in the pie eating contest. There won't be a winner though because...

Battle against youth homicide goes on

...the declining rate is the school system's "Judge Not" initiative, a year-round program that involves Richmond County judges staging interventions and directing outreach in schools to explain how prison sentences and felonies can lead to unemployment...

Martinez slaying suspect has hearing

...accused in the fatal Aug. 14 shooting outside a Martinez church appeared Monday for the first time before a Columbia County judge.Daniel Nelson Robinson, 21, of Jacksonville, had been transferred to the Columbia County Detention Center on Friday...

Georgia ethics chief fired

...agency. Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to terminate the employment of agency director Holly LaBerge. A Fulton County judge on Wednesday fined LaBerge and the state attorney general's office $10,000 each for not handing over texts, emails...

Columbia County judge imposes prison term for James D. Hurt in marijuana trafficking case

James D. Hurt, the driver stopped with two nephews of the Columbia County sheriff and more than 20 pounds of marijuana, pleaded guilty Monday.