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Georgia judge cuts damages in Jeep fire death, rejects plea for new trial

DETROIT - A Georgia judge has cut the damages that Fiat Chrysler must pay the family of a child who...suffering after a seven-day trial.This month, FCA attorneys sought to cut the judgment to $5 million to bring it in line with court-approved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-28/georgia-judge-cuts-damages
Richmond County deputies begin body camera training

...deterrent to bad behavior and make a person compliant.It also cuts down on complaints. Recently a father called to complain that...what officers do on a daily basis."I hope it's going to cut down on some of the issues we've seen," Link said, speaking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-29/richmond-county-deputi
Time running out for Tiger Woods to salvage season

...said, reciting the litany of woes that have seen him fall to 266th in the world. "I haven't scored very well. I missed cuts. I haven't done much in the last couple of years and so I haven't played a whole lot of golf in the last couple years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-28/time-running-out-tiger-woods
Business news

...Messenger and WhatsApp.Even so, its stock price slid after the quarterly results came out, as expenses soared 82 percent and cut into earnings.Revenue jumped 39 percent to $4.04 billion from $2.91 billion, squeaking past analysts' expectations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-29/business-news
'No person more deserving'

...honor ? could not have had a more apt name.Ronnie Strength, after all, personified the word "dedication."He took a cut in pay to leave retail store J.B. White and follow in his father's footsteps in law enforcement. And in a career spanning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-29/no-person-more-deserv
Richmond County home ransacked, burglarized

...women's jewelry, a refrigerator, televisions, a microwave and antiques.The woman said a back window had been smashed and the deadbolt to her back door was cut loose.The master bedroom "was completely ransacked," the report stated.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-29/richmond-county-home-r
Changing rules packages leads to rising costs in NASCAR

...for it.For the most part, the changes involve adding and removing existing parts. Car owners said they can't afford to cut up and rebuild cars every week to find a way to create more side-by-side racing.So everyone is content with working together...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-07-29/changing-rules-packages-le
Expectations now much higher for young golfers

...floor at her next major was the glaring omission ? a major ? from an otherwise remarkable record. Ko had never missed the cut in her career until that week at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. A month later, she was never in contention at the U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-28/ferguson-expectations-now-mu
Building dedication held for former Sheriff Ronnie Strength

...sheriff's office was always on his mind.When Strength traded his job at J.B. White's for policing in 1970, he took a pay cut, but it didn't matter to him. From that time on he worked his way through the ranks, holding every position possible, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-28/building-dedication-held-form
Dine & Dish: Sole Augusta is newest sushi hot spot

...Shannon had already finished the Frisco burger, a thick beef patty topped with cheese and a fried egg, with a heap of thick-cut seasoned fries (fries, thumbs up; burger, needed more seasoning, per Shannon).As we stood there, I jokingly said it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-29/dine-dish-sole-august