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...

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...

Augusta whistleblowers have mixed feelings about new Veterans Affairs bill

...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. He has opened a complaint...

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...