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Longtime Atlanta legislator gets year in jail for fraud

ATLANTA - A federal judge on Monday sentenced a former Georgia state representative and civil rights activist to a year and a day in prison for fraud.U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-11-09/longtime-atlanta-legis
Ex-McDuffie County official pleads guilty to child porn

...Edwards pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. Hawk said a hearing will most likely be set before a federal judge next week. During that hearing, the judge will decide whether to accept Edwards' plea agreement. Sentencing, Hawk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-09/ex-mcduffie-county-off
Things to know about the upcoming execution in Georgia

...lethal injection drug posed a significant risk of harm to Gissendaner when the state next tries to execute her.A federal judge dismissed that case last month, and Gissendaner's lawyers have asked him to reconsider. A hearing is set for today...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-27/things-know-about-upcoming-executio
Only woman on Georgia's death row gets new execution date

...also raised questions about the quality of the lethal injection drug the state would be able to get in the future.A federal judge last month dismissed that lawsuit, and Gissendaner's lawyers have asked him to reconsider.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-21/only-woman-georgias-death-row-gets-
Miss Georgia Betty Cantrell wins Miss America pageant

...to a Super Bowl title last season. A league-imposed four-game suspension of Brady was recently overturned by a federal judge.During the pageant, Cantrell said, "I'm not sure" when asked if Brady cheated. "I'd have to see the ball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-14/miss-georgia-betty-cantrell-wins-mi
Georgia death row inmate says juror's use of racial slur should lead to new sentencing hearing

...referring to Fults.State and federal judges have so far rejected Fults' appeal...Fults' file, however, state and federal judges have uniformly ruled against Fults...evidence couldn't be found sooner. Federal judges in these circumstances generally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-09/georgia-death-row-inmate-says-juror
Upon further review...

What next? Will federal judges be in NFL instant replay booths?We don't have a particular...growing desire to get the government out of our lives.Instead, a federal judge took it upon himself this past week to overrule the commissioner...

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

NEW YORK - A federal judge deflated "Deflategate" this morning, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-09-03/patriots-tom-brady-can-play-j
Coming clean

...nothing wrong in co-mingling top-level State Department business with her "yoga" e-mails. But this week, federal Judge Emmet G. Sullivan flatly said she didn't follow government policy.And, as has been her rote for nearly a quarter-century...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-24/coming-clean
Panthers lose star receiver Kelvin Benjamin for season

...receptions for 1,008 yards and nine touchdowns. COURTS: Tom Brady might have reason to practice more intensely after a federal judge made clear Wednesday that the NFL's four-game suspension of the New England Patriots quarterback over "Deflategate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-08-19/panthers-lose-star-receiver-k