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Criminal probe at standstill in Clemson death, prosecutor says

...remains at a standstill, despite a new witness account, a prosecutor said Friday.News media outlets reported this week that the...messages, phone calls and changing phone numbers.Following the prosecutor's statement, the attorney for Hipps' family also released...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-14/criminal-probe-standstill-clemson-d
Man accused in starvation of dogs released on bond again

...dogs has been released on bond for the second time.Stephen Crooms had been free on bond in the animal cruelty case until prosecutors learned Crooms was charged in McIntosh County late last month with the felony offenses of theft, making false statements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-24/man-accused-starvation
Investigators to recommend Caitlyn Jenner face manslaughter

...ANGELES (AP) - Sheriff's investigators plan to recommend prosecutors file a vehicular manslaughter charge against Caitlyn Jenner...struck head-on by a Hummer.The case will be presented to prosecutors for final review next week, Nishida said. The district...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-20/investigators-recommend-ca
Augusta-area prosecutor earns state award

Local prosecutor Hank Syms was selected...Ashley Wright. A career prosecutor, Syms has worked in the...inspires and molds young prosecutors to become zealous advocates...the model of what every prosecutor should strive to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-29/augusta-area-prosecuto
Trial begins for man accused of setting woman on fire

...was an accident. He also wanted more of the victim's medical records, and experts in rape and aggravated battery.The prosecutor sought to keep Jones' attorney from attacking the victim's character. Jones told sheriff investigators that the victim...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-17/trial-begins-man-accus
Man accused of setting woman on fire insists on serving as own attorney

...bark of laughter throughout the courtroom.Jones continued with repetitive questions as Blanchard repeatedly sustained the prosecutor's objections that they were irrelevant.Was she physically helpless that night? Could she use her arms? Did he hold a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-19/man-accused-setting-wo
Fogle to plead guilty to sex acts with minors, child porn

...his charitable foundation, federal prosecutors said in court documents released Wednesday...its relationship with Fogle.Federal prosecutors allege in the documents that the married...was severing all ties with Taylor.Prosecutors also allege that Fogle received from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-19/fogle-plead-guilty-sex
Oscar Pistorius might not be moved to house arrest yet

...times through a closed toilet door in his home.Pistorius is also facing an appeal at the Supreme Court in November, when prosecutors will again press for a murder conviction and a minimum jail sentence of 15 years.The family of Steenkamp had said in June...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-19/oscar-pistorius-might-not-be-move
After decades, Guardian Angels resume Central Park rounds

...Sliwa was nearly killed in a 1992 kidnapping and shooting that mob scion John "Junior" Gotti was charged with ordering; prosecutors gave up after four juries deadlocked.But the Guardian Angels endured and evolved: By 2006, they had a $200,000 New...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-17/after-decades-guardian-ang
Prosecutor: Sandra Bland's autopsy revealed no evidence of homicide

...violent homicide, authorities said Thursday.Waller County prosecutor Warren Diepraam discussed details of the autopsy of 28-year-old...on her hands that would typically indicate a struggle, the prosecutor said. Some lacerations or abrasions were found on her wrists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-23/prosecutor-sandra-blands-autopsy-re