SC insurance fraud cases rise

...was operating, almost 14,000 insurance fraud complaints involving almost $110 million have been received by the state Attorney General's office.During the period there have been almost 1,400 criminal convictions while restitution was made...

Sumpter, S.C., possible gun ban in parks hits snag

...SUMTER, S.C. - Sumter might not be able to ban concealed weapons from city parks because of a 2010 opinion from the state attorney general's office, the city attorney says.The city council wanted to discuss the issue after an incident last...

Augusta voters to see few local races on Nov. 4 ballot

...Voters also will decide statewide partisan contests for governor, U.S. Senate, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general and commissioners of insurance, labor and agriculture.

Citigroup agrees to $7 billion settlement over mortgages

...consumer relief to help borrowers who lost their homes to foreclosure and about $500 million to settle claims from state attorneys general and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.The agreement does not preclude the possibility of criminal...

Execution set for Ga. inmate in death of man set to testify against his son

...murder in the slaying of a store clerk who was scheduled to testify against his son is to be executed next month, the state attorney general's office said Tuesday.Tommy Lee Waldrip is set to die at 7 p.m. on July 10 at the state prison in Jackson...

South Carolina judge sides with 'robo-calls'

...right to free speech had been violated.Childs said state law unfairly singles out political speech, noting the state attorney general previously had interpreted the law to allow political robocalls as long as they are delivered to an answering...

4 Republican candidates for South Carolina lieutenant governor promise to help seniors

...candidates have grander visions of what the lieutenant governor can do."Well, we do have four years," former state attorney general Henry McMastertold the moderator during a question about how anyone can make the office relevant.McMaster...

Augusta Metro Chamber announces 2014 Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals to Watch

...director of operations for human capital management, Automatic Data Processing? Tiffany Mallory, attorney, United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Georgia? Isaac Kelly, staffing recruiter, Augusta Staffing Associates...

Former state attorney general McMaster wins Republican nomination for SC lieutenant governor

COLUMBIA - Voters chose former Attorney General Henry McMaster to be the Republican choice for lieutenant governor and picked both parties' nominees for education superintendent.

Reality show to feature the Atlanta Falcons this year

...involving a woman at a downtown hotel, prosecutors announced Thursday.A memo released by the Miami-Dade County State Attorney's Office said there was insufficient evidence that any crime was committed in the hotel room on April 1.The other...