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May it never fail

...forefathers escaped by coming here and throwing off the king's yoke. If the Constitution isn't followed, then we lose the rule of law to the rule of man.Truth be told, for such an old document, there is precious little in the Constitution and its amendments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-16/may-it-never-fail
Senators: DSS must quickly hire caseworkers

...serious enough to take the children away, according to DSS documents.Chairman Tom Young, R-Aiken, said panelists honored a law enforcement request not to question DSS officials on the Lexington County Case while the criminal investigation continues.But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-09-16/senators-dss-must-quickly-hire-case
Police hunt for suspect in trooper killing, say he's an angry survivalist bent on mass murder

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. - Hundreds of law enforcement officers searched the dense...has made statements about wanting to kill law enforcement officers and also to commit...But he has very strong feelings about law enforcement and seems to be very angry with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-09-16/police-hunt-suspect-troope
Judge in Oscar Pistorius trial is under heavy protection

...information before the court and applying the law to what is before you," Thabang Pooe...you're breaking down the belief in the law."Masipa became one of the first black...Resources Centre and the Centre for Child Law.Prosecutors have said they will decide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-09-16/judge-oscar-pistorius-tr
Vikings bring back Adrian Peterson

...suffered at the hands of the star running back. They have a history of punishing players who have run into trouble with the law.The Vikings brought Peterson back to the team anyway even as the public furor over the NFL's approach to addressing domestic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-15/vikings-bring-back-adrian-pet
Florida hearing rescheduled for suspect in fatal Martinez shooting

...according to the Florida 4th Judicial Circuit.Robinson, 21, is facing two charges of felony fleeing and attempting to elude law enforcement in Florida. He was arrested fleeing authorities on Aug. 15 in the vehicle owned by DaVitte and his wife, Jenny...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-15/hearing-church-murder-
Warrenton officer placed on leave following profanity-laced post

...In the post Harper said Brown "got what he deserved" and challenged anyone who thought otherwise. He also urged his fellow law enforcement officers to "keep it up."The post prompted a community-organized meeting Tuesday at Cedar Park in Warrenton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-16/warrenton-officer-plac
Rants & Raves

...committed whether by a black or white. Police are there to defend the law whether black or white, and in the Ferguson case it was a white officer defending himself and the law against someone who happened to be black. What would you do?FOLKS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-15/rants-raves
Pistorius is free to compete

...homicide in the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.However, there is no minimum sentence for the conviction in South African law, and the double-amputee Olympian could receive a suspended sentence and no jail time.As long as competing doesn't go against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-09-15/pistorius-free-compete
Grand jury to decide if Tony Stewart is charged

...submit the evidence to the grand jury for their determination as to what action should be taken in this matter."He said the law prevented him from saying when the case would be scheduled or who would be called as witnesses.The sheriff asked in the days...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-09-16/grand-jury-decide-if-tony-