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Prosecutor: Georgia peanut plant owner OK'd sales of salmonella-tainted food

...positive for the bacteria and others sent with fake lab results and no real confirmation the products were safe to eat, a prosecutor told jurors during closing arguments in the food-poisoning trial Thursday.Former Peanut Corp. owner Stewart Parnell and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-11/prosecutor-georgia-peanut-
Georgia salmonella-tainted peanuts case in hands of jury

...deliberations when they adjourned without a verdict Friday afternoon. Judge W. Louis Sands said they won't resume until Thursday.Prosecutor Patrick Hearn on Friday asked jurors to convict, saying Peanut Corporation endangered consumers by cutting corners "to squeeze...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-12/georgia-salmonella-tainted
Human growth hormone testing to start in NFL

...generally be rejected" from the program Ray Rice was allowed into for knocking his then-fiancee unconscious.But the prosecutor who handled the case says he signed off on it after reviewing the circumstances and consulting with Rice's now-wife...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-12/human-growth-hormone-testing-
Oscar Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide

...the country's transformation since 1994, deciding a case in which the accused, as well as the chief defense lawyer and prosecutor, are all white men.Masipa said Pistorius could not be convicted of premeditated murder or a lesser murder charge because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-12/oscar-pistorius-conv
Across the region

Grand jury to look at raid that injured boyATLANTA - A northeast Georgia prosecutor says a grand jury will investigate a police raid that severely injured a 1½-year-old boy when a flash grenade detonated in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-09/across-region
Prosecutor has several options on ethics case against House Speaker Bobby Harrell

COLUMBIA - The prosecutor who's considering ethics allegations against House Speaker Bobby...that Wilson transferred the case to Pascoe, the Democratic chief prosecutor for Calhoun, Dorchester and Orangeburg counties.It could be a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-25/prosecutor-has-several-option
SC House Speaker Bobby Harrell on misconduct charges related to campaign money violations

...expenses, according to court documents.Prosecutor David Pascoe announced that a Richland...Pascoe, a Democrat, is the chief prosecutor for Calhoun, Dorchester, and Orangeburg...Harrell asked that the state's chief prosecutor be removed from the case, saying Wilson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-10/sc-house-speaker-bobby
Guilty plea in Aiken shooting death

...Morris Dorch to 15 years in prison.Dorch had been charged with murder in the death of 21-year-old Delance Terez Walton.Prosecutor Beth Ann Young said deputies found Walton in the front seat of a vehicle riddled with bullet holes at a store Dec. 15. Walton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-10/guilty-plea-aiken-shoo
South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell suspends himself from office

...Wilson ended up voluntarily stepping aside this summer and transferring the case to David Pascoe, the Democratic chief prosecutor for Calhoun, Dorchester and Orangeburg counties. That quietly occurred as the state grand jury's term expired June 30...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-11/south-carolina-house-spe
Murder charge in Atlanta SUV child death

...of hyperthermia - essentially overheating - and has called his death a homicide.During a three-hour hearing in July, prosecutor Chuck Boring questioned a police detective at length, outlining evidence he said proved that Harris intentionally left his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-04/murder-charge-atlanta-suv-ch