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Longtime Atlanta legislator gets year in jail for fraud

...a former Georgia state representative and civil rights activist to a year and a day in prison for fraud.U.S. District Judge Amy To ten berg also gave Tyrone Brooks two years of supervised release after his imprisonment, plus 250 hours of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-11-09/longtime-atlanta-legis
Prosecutors seek 2 years in prison for ex-Georgia lawmaker

...counts of mail and wire fraud. He is set for sentencing Nov. 2. In court filings, federal prosecutors asked U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg to send the Atlanta Democrat to prison for two years and order him to pay restitution. His attorneys...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-23/prosecutors-seek-2-yea
Fort Gordon contract $104 million over original estimate

...operations manager Feb. 10, 2009. Four months later, the former supervisor sued for slander and libel. U.S. District Judge J. Randal Hall ruled in favor of IAP in 2011, citing lack of evidence.Elkins could not confirm whether IAP remains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-17/fort-gordon-contract-104-mill
Man sentenced to nearly 13 years for bank robbery

...Although two masked men were involved in the bank robbery, the other suspect has never been identified.U.S District Judge Dudley H. Bowen Jr. sentenced Osborne to 155 months in prison ? 71 months for the robbery and 84 months for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-16/bank-robber-sentenced
Augusta University officer placed on administrative leave

...tased by Martin in a March 2012 traffic stop, was allowed to proceed despite dismissal of several claims by U.S. District Judge J. Randal Hall. Six of eight the remaining claims were against Martin, who shocked Gibbons five times with a stun...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-15/augusta-university-off
Tevin Coleman to start at running back for Falcons in season opener

...2010 was rejected again in federal court.U.S. District Judge Michael Davis issued his order Tuesday, denying the...preventing the players from reopening the case. U.S. District Judge David Doty, handing the union a rare defeat in his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-09-08/tevin-coleman-start-running-b
Chinese drywall suit and Chinese government agencies

...the company that made the drywall - say they're shielded because they're Chinese government agencies.U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon is considering damages for as many as 4,000 homeowners who say sulfur emissions from drywall made by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-07/chinese-drywall-suit-and-c
Upon further review...

...quarterback four games for cheating with deflated balls and then obstructing the investigation into it.It appears U.S. District Judge Richard Berman feels it's the courts' prerogative to do everything in their power ? and a lot that isn't in their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-09-07/upon-further-review
Patriots Tom Brady can play, judge rules

...Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy that the NFL claimed threatened football's integrity. U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell went too far in affirming punishment of the Super Bowl winning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-09-03/patriots-tom-brady-can-play-j
Tom Brady's four-game suspension is lifted by judge

...footballs, saying he was treated unfairly by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The league quickly appealed.U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman criticized Goodell for dispensing "his own brand of industrial justice" as he found multiple...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-09-03/tom-bradys-four-game-suspensi