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Critics, supporters stunned by indictment of ex-judge

...phone calls, no visitors."Days after Williams left office in 2012, Attorney General Sam Olens appointed Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard to decide whether to pursue criminal charges. Jackie Johnson, the district attorney in Williams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-07/ex-judge-indicted-regarding-2
Former Brunswick Superior Court judge indicted by grand jury

...Circuit Judge Amanda Williams was indicted on charges of giving false statements and violating her oath, Fulton County district attorney's spokeswoman Yvette Jones said in a statement. After Williams resigned, Georgia Attorney General Sam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-03/former-brunswick-super
GBI reopens inquiry into fatal shooting by Union City officer

...Lewis shot Ariston Waiters the night of Dec. 14, 2011.A grand jury declined to indict Lewis in 2012, but Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said he's re-examining the case in light of new details in reports by the newspaper and TV...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-18/gbi-reopens-inquiry-fatal-sho
Judge cuts sentences for 3 in Atlanta cheating scandal

...five-year sentences to be served on probation. Most sentences also include community service and a fine.Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said he was satisfied with the new sentences, saying they were in line with his office's recommendations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-30/judge-cuts-sentences-3
Across Georgia

...the officers were injured.When the GBI's inquiry is complete, the findings will be turned over to the Fulton County district attorney.Ex-school chief still sick, attorneys sayATLANTA - Lawyers for the former Atlanta Public Schools superintendent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-30/across-georgia
Across the region

...murder in the Feb ruary 2003 stabbing death of LaCharity Gaines. He was sentenced to life in prison, the Fulton County district attorney's office said.Gaines was reported missing when her children awoke alone in their apartment. Her brother...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-14/across-region
Georgia city settles over death after stun gun use

...homicide and cites stun gun use by police.Towns' family is pleased that the lawsuit has been settled and hopes Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard will pursue criminal charges against the officers, Stewart said. Howard's office is still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-06/georgia-city-settles-over-dea
Death penalty sought in Atlanta slayings

ATLANTA - The Fulton County district attorney says he'll seek the death penalty for two...The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said Friday he plans to pursue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-17/death-penalty-sought-atlanta
Across the region

...pleaded guilty to burglary and theft by taking. After his release, he will spend 42 years on probation. Fulton County district attorney's spokeswoman Yvette Jones says Slaton pleaded guilty to avoid going to trial.Authorities have said Hank...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-04/across-region
Number of black Georgia inmates hits 25-year low in 2013

...who are addicts need treatment and not incarceration. This shows there is finally a recognition of that."Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said improving economic conditions also might be a factor in the statistics."Many black men...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-03/number-black-georgia-inmates-