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South Georgia karate instructor guilty of molestation

...Pak's Karate Institute in Kingsland where Ary was a longtime instructor.District Attorney Jackie Johnson said Superior Court Judge Stephen G. Scarlett ordered Ary to jail and set his sentencing for Sept. 17. He faces five to 20 years in prison...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-28/south-georgia-karate-instructor-gui
Pipeline case moves ahead in court

The legal fight over the stalled Palmetto Pipeline is moving forward.Fulton County Superior Court Judge Kimberly M. Esmond Adams has approved a scheduling order that outlines deadlines leading up to a hearing on Nov. 13 or "as soon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-27/pipeline-case-moves-ahead-cou
Georgia 'rampage' victim dies

...was released from the hospital Wednesday afternoon and was subsequently denied bond by an Oglethorpe County Magistrate Court judge. He was being held at the county jail in Lexington.Arnold already is charged with feticide, as Hill's unborn child...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-28/georgia-rampage-victim-dies
Long prison term imposed for child pornography

...child pornography.Jason Genitski, 34, pleaded guilty to the federal charge in April. On Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge Randal J. Hall imposed the prison term which, like all federal prison terms, will be served without parole. Once...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-25/long-prison-term-impos
Florida State running back found not guilty of punching woman outside of bar

...Monday after being indicted along with former Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson in February. Knox County Criminal Court Judge Bob McGee postponed the trial until Sept. 29, which had been Johnson's scheduled trial date.Williams and Johnson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-08-24/florida-state-running-bac
Judge throws out lawsuit over private probation company

...south Georgia county and a private probation company has been dismissed.In an order signed Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Dudley H. Bowen Jr. found the defense attorneys for Judicial Alternatives of Georgia made convincing arguments for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-24/judge-throws-out-lawsu
Security officer Otis McCraw admired, respected at Richmond County courthouse

...away earlier this week, was one of the best, and he used those skills to make everyone feel better, said Superior Court Judge Michael N. Annis.It was amazing to see McCraw interact with 30 or 40 often reluctant potential jurors and watch as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-21/security-officer-otis-
Ramblin' Rhodes: Georgia's music history is luring writers to Augusta

...Rice was a graduate and huge financial supporter of The Citadel and a close friend of former Richmond County Superior Court Judge and fellow Citadel graduate Duncan Wheale.Parton said of Rich, "Tandy was not only one of the greatest agents in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-08-18/ramblin-rhodes-georgi
Man pleads guilty in child molestation

...man accused of sexually abusing a child when she was 11 years old pleaded guilty Monday in Richmond County Superior Court.Judge James G. Blanchard Jr. said he would accept the plea negotiation of 14 years in prison followed by 26 years on probation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-17/man-pleads-guilty-chil
Georgia Supreme Court asked to rule on judges' ethical issue

...responded to the Council of State Court Judges' request that the high court weigh...counties. The Council of State Court Judges filed friend-of-the-court...companies, the Coun cil of State Court Judges filed its petition June 26 seeking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-10/georgia-supreme-court-