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Death haunts mother who can't get answers

...department in 2013 to suspend the wholesale community placements it agreed to under a 2010 settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice. Despite that, another 498 of its patients in community care died last year. Cornelius was one of 82 in community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-28/death-haunts-mother-who-cant
Gracewood parents brace for move out

...Augusta area, which worries parents at Gracewood. Georgia is under a 2010 settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice after the federal government sued over the conditions in the state hospitals, part of a larger and more aggressive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-29/gracewood-parents-brace-move
Augusta attorney reaches out to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder regarding lawsuits against Sentinel

After reading the scathing Department of Justice report about police and municipal courts in Ferguson, Mo., the Augusta attorney leading a legal battle against private probation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-24/augusta-attorney-fires
State still not meeting care goals for disabled

...unlikely to meet its July 1 deadline to achieve all of its obligations under the Settlement Agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice, Independent Reviewer Elizabeth Jones said in her latest court filing.Georgia entered into the agreement with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-25/state-still-not-meeting-care
Supreme Court ruling fuels push for community care

...began as two Georgia mental health patients seeking community care has become a national crusade by the U.S. Department of Justice to move patients out of state facilities and into community care, with what some say are unintended consequences...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-21/supreme-court-ruling-fuels-p
Strain to hear the truth

...before the facts were in.To Capehart's credit, at least he admits it now.In a startling admission following a Department of Justice report that exonerated the police officer, Capehart acknowledged this week in a Post column that "Brown never...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-22/strain-hear-truth
Ferguson police chief resigns

...forward without any distractions."Jackson becomes the sixth employee to resign or be fired after the U.S. Department of Justice last week issued a report that cleared Officer Darren Wilson of civil rights charges in the shooting but found...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-11/ferguson-police-chief-resigns
Federal prosecutor, ATF agent under investigation

...to March 2014.Tarver wrote to the judges in private, explaining his determination, with assistance from the Department of Justice, that only four cases could be affected by Ippolito's and Valoze's actions.A statement from Patrick Roden...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-02/federal-prosecutor-atf
New wrinkle in Ga. marijuana law

...having it here," the governor said.There are signs that the federal policy is opening the way. The U.S. Department of Justice no longer has funding to enforce the federal prohibition in states that legalized medical use of marijuana, like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-13/new-wrinkle-ga-marijuana
Pray in troubled times

...personal property was looted.This was despicable. The disrupters were egged on by our own president, the U.S. Department of Justice and several celebrity so-called ministers. Now, not only have jobs and property been lost, but race relations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-28/pray-troubled-times