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City wins lawsuit over change in election date for local offices

U.S. District Court Judge J. Randal Hall on Tuesday ruled in favor of the city in a lawsuit filed over the election date for local, nonpartisan races...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-05-13/city-wins-laws
Ex-UGA Coach Donnan not guilty

...Athens jury decided Friday after two days of deliberations.Family members and Donnan himself teared up as U.S. District Court Judge Ashley Royal announced the verdict to conclude the two-week trial."Certainly I was relieved," a more composed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-16/ex-uga-coach-donnan-no
Former Augusta businesswoman gets lengthy federal prison sentence for real estate fraud scheme

...dream into a nightmare that has yet to end for many people was sentenced Wednesday to 24 years in prison.U.S. District Court Judge J. Randal Hall sentenced Regina Preetorius, 47, to the near maximum possible because of the extent of the financial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-16/former-augusta-busines
Lawsuit challenging May 20 election date for Augusta mayor and commission on fast track

...pending lawsuit challenging the election date of Augusta races has been put on the fast track.On Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge J. Randal Hall issued an order setting dates for the opposing sides to file briefs."Due to the urgent nature...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-22/lawsuit-challe
Jury to resume deliberations in Donnan fraud trial

...The jury of five men and seven women deliberated for about three hours Wednesday afternoon before sending U.S. District Court Judge Ashley Royal a request to go home early.Federal prosecutors have lodged 41 criminal charges against him.Donnan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/uga/2014-05-14/jury-resume-deliberations-don
No rights denied

...an election in May deny blacks the same right to vote that they have in any other month of the year?A U.S. District Court judge fast-tracked the case this week. Attorneys representing Augusta's mayor and commission have until April 30 to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-25/no-rights-denied
Plaintiffs in election date lawsuit file response to city of Augusta

...offices filed their response Wednesday to the city's motion to dismiss the lawsuit.It will now be up to U.S. District Court Judge J. Randal Hall to decide how to proceed with the lawsuit that contends the election date change for local elections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-07/plaintiffs-election-da
Wells Fargo found in contempt of court in U.S. District Court in Augusta

...Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Augusta after the bank repeatedly failed to comply with court orders.U.S. District Court Judge Dudley H. Bowen Jr. found Wells Fargo not only in civil contempt of court but also in criminal contempt of court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-11/wells-fargo-found-contempt
Kansas man charged with guitar string beheading

...District Court. The trial of James Paul Harris, 29, will start June 23, and is expected to require 1.5 weeks. District Court Judge Phillip Fromme noted prosecutors have listed 30 names of potential witnesses to testify during the trial. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-01/kansas-man-charged-beh
Man sentenced to prison for child pornography

...15-year-old girl to take sexually explicit photos and videos of herself and send them to him. On Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge J. Randal Hall sentenced him to 186 months in prison without the possibility of parole, a sentence enhanced because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-12/man-sentenced-prison-c