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Hephzibah woman charged with child cruelty after 2-year-old son dies

...was hospitalized Friday has died, Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said.Mason Smith, who was being treated for head injuries at the Chil dren's Hospital of Georgia, was pronounced dead at 5:55 p.m., Bowen said. An autopsy is scheduled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-02/hephzibah-woman-charge
Atlanta Falcons show off bulk on defense

...He began his college career at Massachusetts before transferring to Georgia State. ... S Dwight Lowery left with a head injury that is not believed to be serious. ... WR Julio Jones was on the field but not in pads as he continues to have his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-01/atlanta-falcons-show-bulk-def
Hephzibah woman accused of child cruelty

...situation, according to an incident report.Upon arrival, deputies spoke with Katherine Smith, whose son sustained head injuries Thursday. She told police that between 5. to 10 p.m., she put her son in the corner of his room to discipline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-01/hephzibah-woman-accuse
Jim Brady dies: Reagan aide, gun control advocate

...Violence.Brady also served as vice chair of the National Organization on Disability and co-chair of the National Head Injury Foundation.Survivors include his wife; a son, Scott, and a daughter, Melissa."We are heartbroken to share the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-04/jim-brady-dies-reagan-ai
NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

...CHICAGO - The NCAA agreed Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit...than ours."Later that year, the NCAA established a head-injury policy that states that athletes should be kept from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-29/ncaa-settles-head-injury-
Panthers' Hardy upset arrest has become a distraction

...of practice after tweaking his right knee.Pryor will be sidelined while he goes through the NFL's protocol for head injuries before being cleared to return.Amaro said his knee buckled a bit late in practice, but added that he should be fine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-27/panthers-hardy-upset-arrest-h
Toilet contents stop up Athens road

...County police said. No other vehicles were involved in the incident and the driver of the tanker truck suffered a slight head injury, according to police.South Milledge Avenue was closed between Georgia Botanical Gardens and East Whitehall Road during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-24/toilet-contents-stop-athens-road
Ninety football hall members expected to attend induction ceremony

...not providing accurate information about the risk of head injuries.The lawsuit on behalf of Smith, Ladell Betts, Anthony...withheld information from the players about the risks of head injuries."The former players are seeking medical monitoring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-18/ninety-football-hall-memb
NFL removes $675 million cap on damages from concussions

...cover current NFL players, nor does it include an admission from the league that it hid information from players about head injuries."Today's agreement reaffirms the NFL's commitment to provide help to those retired players and their families...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-25/nfl-removes-675-million-cap-d
Falling limb kills SC boy, 3

...Watts says Jacoby Latta was at a church picnic at Irmo Community Park Saturday afternoon when he was hit by the branch. The boy died several hours later at the hospital. Watts says an autopsy Sunday determined Latta died from a head injury.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-02/falling-limb-kills-sc-boy-3