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South Carolina sheriff to plead guilty in bribery case

...probation and no jail time. A judge will make the final decision on Metts' sentence. He is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.The deal likely ends the career of South Carolina's longest serving sheriff. Metts, 68, has been in law enforcement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-16/south-carolina-sheriff
Justices weigh bias claim of pregnant UPS driver

...said in court papers. The Postal Service declined to comment.Solicitor General Donald Verrilli acknowledged in court Wednesday that the Justice Department has previously defended the Postal Service in similar lawsuits. Verrilli pointed to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-03/justices-weigh-bias-claim-
Man gets 20 years in South Carolina prison guard shooting

...being able to make calls.Federal prosecutors say Echols hasn't been very helpful in their investigation, but in court Wednesday, Echols pleaded with the judge to give him another chance to help in exchange for consideration on his sentence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-13/man-gets-20-years-south-carol
Ga. teacher sex probe indicts other school officials

...investigating on March 7, but he told Smith he had not known until that date, the indictment says. Kirby's lawyer was in court Wednesday morning and could not be reached for comment. School board Chairman Bonnie Caldwell had sought to suspend Kirby but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-22/ga-teacher-sex-probe-indicts
Runner's lawyer tries to discredit investigation

...runner planned the killing while putting on his artificial limbs. But in a reversal, prosecutor Gerrie Nel said in court Wednesday that he did not dispute the defense's contention that the runner was on his stumps when he opened fire.The athlete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-12/runners-lawyer-tries
Hernandez pleads not guilty to seven charges

...because one of them bumped into him while dancing at a Boston nightclub, spilling his drink, prosecutors said in court Wednesday.Hernandez pleaded not guilty at the Suffolk County Superior Court hearing to seven charges in the 2012 shooting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-28/hernandez-pleads-not-guilty-s
Roger Federer not happy with Wimbledon's tighter attire rules

...through right now. " AUSSIE DAY: With 37 Grand Slam singles titles among them, a quintet of Australian greats held court Wednesday.Ken Rosewall (12 majors), Rod Laver (11), John Newcombe (7), Ashley Cooper (4), and Neale Fraser (3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-02/roger-federer-not-ha
Across Georgia

...Court Judge Robert Mc Burney ordered the estate to open a safe deposit box by Monday and to turn over all keys to the court Wednesday once the items are inside.Fort hospital worker accused of ID theftMONTGOMERY, ALA. - A Phe nix City woman is charged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-28/across-georgia
Ex-South Carolina firefighter tried to have wife killed, police say

...Fire Department for 19 years, according to police, and court records listed no attorney for him.His wife said in court Wednesday that Jones has been depressed since the furniture store fire.Jones is involved in a lawsuit against Sofa Super Store...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-02/ex-south-carolina-firefighter
An inclusive approach

...the realm of public prayer.We're hoping the U.S. Supreme Court clarifies just what that is soon.The high court Wednesday hears arguments in a case from Greece, N.Y., in which two non-Christians objected to the town board's overtly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-11-05/inclusive-approach