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Georgia police chief who shot, paralyzed ex-wife indicted on misdemeanor charge

...misdemeanor reckless-conduct charge, a prosecutor said.Peachtree City Police Chief William McCollom called 911 early New Year's Day to report inadvertently shooting his ex-wife, Margaret, as they slept in their suburban Atlanta home. The shooting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-15/georgia-police-chief-w
New Year's is not always a quiet time for news

...Emerson New Year's Eve and New Year's Day are usually quiet for newspaper...Tubman School for Girls 2. On New Year's Day 1912, Augusta's population...the Great Depression loomed on New Year's Day 1928, an upbeat Chronicle editorially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-27/new-years-not-always-quiet-ti
Harry Reid won't seek re-election

...Senate's top job - when November's elections swept the Republicans into control. He suffered a personal setback on New Year's Day, falling while exercising and suffering serious bruises and a lasting injury his right eye.In a statement, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-27/harry-reid-wont-seek-re-elec
Feds want quarter of former Savannah police chief's pension

...carnival trailers used as a front for illegal gambling in Savannah during holidays such as St. Patrick's Day and New Year's Day.Lovett was accused of taking cash in exchange for letting the gambling trailers stay open for a decade, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-03/feds-want-quarter-former-savannah-p
Georgia police chief resigns after accidentally shooting ex-wife

...after drinking alcohol and taking sleep medication, officials said.Police Chief William McCollom called 911 early New Year's Day to report accidentally shooting his ex-wife, Margaret, as the couple slept in their bed. A prosecutor plans to seek...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-03-11/georgia-police-chief-resig
Prosecutor to seek misdemeanor charge, but no felony, against police chief who shot wife

...a grand jury will decide whether to charge the chief.Ballard said evidence supported McCollom's story that the New Year's Day shooting was an accident. But the prosecutor said it also could have been avoided. He said the chief told investigators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-05/prosecutor-seek-misdem
Savannah's jailed ex-police chief to get six-figure pension

...carnival trailers used as a front for illegal gambling in Savannah during holidays such as St. Patrick's Day and New Year's Day. Lovett was accused of taking cash in exchange for letting the gambling trailers stay open for a decade. That included...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-19/savannahs-jailed-ex-po
Hawks-Cavaliers matchup might serve a playoff barometer

...all year, the Cavaliers have made some major changes since the first three meetings between the teams, all before New Year's Day.Cleveland acquired J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert from the New York Knicks to provide additional scoring, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-03-05/hawks-cavaliers-matchup-might
Bars dry up on New Year's Day

...college football orgy that is New Year's Day. But today, with six college...more cost-effective to close New Year's Day. "It's not like the Super...think people prefer to spend New Year's Day in a home setting." Mr. Kinder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/01/bus_330634.shtml
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Delta says no New Year's Day staff shortages

...shortages Delta Air Lines saw on Christmas did not recur on New Year's Day. As of Thursday evening, the nation's third-largest...make sure it had enough crew members available for the New Year's Day holiday. Delta also lifted the monthly cap on flight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/02/bus_399583.shtml
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