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Dead toddler's mom gets lawyer

...with felony murder and second-degree cruelty to children. Harris, 33, contends he forgot his son was inside his SUV but prosecutors say they believe he intended to kill 22-month-old Cooper.Like her husband, Leanna Harris said she researched children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-11/toddlers-mom-gets-attorney
Across the region

...decided to spare Waldrip from the death chamber.In other newsSOUTH CAROLINA'S HIGHEST court says that the state's top prosecutor has the authority to investigate House Speaker Bobby Harrell. The state Supreme Court said in a unanimous ruling Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-09/across-region
Defense in Oscar Pistorius murder trial rests its case

...faced a blistering interrogation by the prosecutor and sometimes wailed and retched in...for the defense," Roux said.Chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel said the prosecution will...separate gun-related charges that the prosecutor has tried to use to strengthen his narrative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-08/defense-oscar-pistor
Senate District 22 candidates tout differences

...Jones said. "In law, I've shown that I can work with the opposite side. You have to have a good relationship with the prosecutor, defense attorney and realize their opinion and their side is valued. In the state Senate, I can reach across the aisle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-06/senate-distric
Judge signs off on moving Aaron Hernandez to different facility

...murder charge, a judge ruled Monday.Hernandez was in court for the hearing, which addressed mostly procedural issues.Prosecutors did not object to moving Hernandez from the Bristol County House of Cor rection in Dartmouth, which is about an hour and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-07/judge-signs-moving-aaron-hern
Immigration case costs South Carolina $98,000

...unconstitutional.Gergel ultimately said the state's status check provision could take effect but he blocked most other parts of the law. State prosecutors have acknowledged their defense of some of those elements likely would not succeed.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-08/immgration-case-costs-sc-980
Germany's Miroslav Klose becomes World Cup's all-time record scorer

...quickly and investigated to its fullest extent."Under Brazilian law, the 64-year-old Whelan may only be charged by prosecutors after they receive the complete police investigation, which officers have 30 days to complete.Whelan was detained for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-08/germanys-miroslav-kl
FIFA won't act on play on Neymar

...matches, along with his computer and cellphone.Under Brazilian law, the 64-year-old Whelan might only be charged by prosecutors after they receive the complete police investigation, which officers have 30 days to complete. Investigators said Whelan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-07/fifa-wont-act-play-neymar
Backlash stirs in US against foreign worker visas

...supplied federal investigators with information that helped lead to Infosys paying a record $34 million settlement last year. Prosecutors had accused the company of circumventing the law by bringing in lower-paid workers on short-term executive business visas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-06/backlash-stirs-us-against-
Barrow wants special prosecutor to probe VA ills

Rep. John Barrow and a Republican congressman from Louisiana announced Tuesday they want a special prosecutor to investigate misconduct at the Department of Veterans Affairs.Legislation would ask the Justice Department to take the action...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-17/barrow-wants-special-prosecu