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...

Ferguson officer modest, private

...Durso was 35 when she died in 2002, and Wilson was placed under the guardianship of Tyler Harris until a St. Charles County judge dissolved that in mid-2004. Wilson, who has Missouri hunting and fishing licenses, did not answer the AP's knock...

SC judge scolded for taking sexual favors

A county judge from Abbeville County who pleaded guilty to official misconduct of trading money and preferential treatment for sex acts has received...

Jury selection begins, potential jurors given questionnaires in Atlanta test cheating trial

ATLANTA - Attorneys and a Fulton County judge began meeting with prospective jurors Monday in what is expected to be a months-long trial for Atlanta Public Schools educators...

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.

Owner of Augusta's Goodale House offers access to home in online fundraiser

A day after a Richmond County judge gave him two months to begin restoring Augusta's historic Goodale House, owner Wes Sims started an online fundraiser, offering...

Federal judge sends key GM case to Georgia court

...Judge Thomas Thrash Jr. ruled Friday that a Cobb County judge should handle the case filed by the family of Brooke...local court, the Meltons still have to convince Cobb County Judge Kathryn Tanksley to reopen it, which judges normally...

Appeals court hears Ga. pothole case

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- The Georgia Court of Appeals has upheld a decision by an Effingham County judge in a lawsuit over a pothole.Theron and Dana Davis sued the Effingham County Board of Commissioners, Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie...

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...

Four VA retaliation cases open in Georgia

...charges that he fraudulently accepted $1,100 in medications and plastic surgery from the federal agency.A Richmond County judge dismissed the charges in April and payment reports show his health insurance was billed $607 between February 2010 and...