Vehicle homicide trial continues for second man in crash that killed Augusta woman

...sentenced Oct. 14 to eight years in prison followed by seven years on probation, is also expected to testify. Defense attorney Jason Hasty told the jury in his opening statement that Ross alone was responsible for McCullum's death. Carothers...

Third robbery earns Augusta man 20-year prison term

...least 10 years in prison before he can expect parole, but he was taking responsibility for his actions, contended defense attorney Debra Neumann. Hudson wants to do better, she said.Jolly told Hudson his best chance to succeed is to learn a...

Man charged in Georgia sheriff's death escapes jail transfer

...and authorities were using aircraft and dogs in the search.Court records listed David E. Morgan as Lowery's defense attorney. He did not immediately return a phone call seeking comment Tuesday.The Georgia Sheriff's Association has said...

Man suspected of repeated domestic violence to remain in Richmond County jail

...Friday in Richmond County Superior Court.On Monday, defense attorney William Sussman asked Judge Daniel J. Craig to alter...first underwent a mental evaluation. He advised the defense attorney that another request to review the bond should include...

Man takes plea after third shooting arrest

...by a drive-by shooter.Syms said the prosecution was hampered by conflicting accounts and reluctant witnesses.Defense attorney Scott Con nell said one victim recanted, and though another witness said Robinson was at the scene of the first...

Augusta man sentenced to 20 years after molestation plea

...child's bed.When questioned, Mosely admitted to the acts but said it was the 10-year-old's idea, Syms said. Defense attorney Debra Neumann said Mosely completed high school in special education. He had no prior criminal history. Mosely...

Bond set in Augusta domestic violence case

...said Castle was bleeding from her left ear and had a black eye and extensive bruising on her face, neck and chest.Defense attorney Jeff Johnston asked Senior Judge Albert M. Pickett to set bond for Lokken, who had no prior felony convictions...

Plea entered in child molestation case

...was helping the victim's family move into an Augusta apartment in 2010 when the assaults happened, Mastny said.Defense attorney Robert Mac Gregor told the judge that Covington was entering the plea in his best interest, considering the uncertainty...

Murder case against Hephzibah man goes to grand jury

...have been unable to locate the murder weapon to confirm that it is the same gun.Salvesen, who was represented by defense attorney Daniel Franck, did not speak Thursday. He was denied bond last month.

Bond lowered for friend of suspect in Charleston church massacre

...You tell us the truth, and we'll give consideration on the charges or penalty involved," longtime criminal defense attorney Jack Swerling said last month.Meek hung out with Roof off and on in the weeks before the June 17 shooting. A day...