Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...whose loved ones were victims of Mr. High and three others were not allowed to watch the execution, but were present at the prison Tuesday evening. "He fired that shotgun at Bonnie's head. Two of the pellets tore his ear," Mrs. Phillips said...

Former Burke County weapons dealer pleads guilty to illegal sales

...40-month sentence.Senior Judge Dudley H. Bowen Jr. accepted a plea negotiation that set Debow's punishment with the prison term, a $10,000 fine and three years of supervised release.Debow's bond was revoked this month after Bowen learned...

3 hurt in SC prison fight

...that the lockdown at the maximum security prison was lifted around 3 a.m. today. She said officers had control of the prison throughout the disturbance.Givens said the three officers were treated at a hospital for non-life threatening injuries...

Report details extent of violence in Georgia prisons

...Grier.Grier, 29, is the third homicide victim at the prison since 2011.It's not just the homicides that are detailed...broomstick.The center contends that gangs are controlling the prisons, and weapons and cellphones are easy to get.At Ware...

Rants & Raves

...Comments from readers: REPUBLICAN opposition to Obama is rooted in racism. REINALDO RIVERA IS sitting nice and fat at the prison on death row. He gets all his needs met, and then some. If he ever decides he doesn't want to live and attempts...

Sex offender headed back to prison for new crimes against child

...beginning in 2009, when the child was 10 years old.Williams was paroled from prison in 2009 after serving about half of the prison sentence imposed for crimes relating to his flashing of little girls on their way to school in 2001.Williams was a...

Rants & Raves

...released. Then, he served 8 years in federal prison and was in a halfway house at the time of hospitalization. Did the prison sentence statement make any difference? What did that have to do with the price of tea in China? We all needed to know...

FBI rescues kidnap victim in Atlanta

...two-story townhomes with brick and wood siding are next-door to a federal penitentiary, and the razor wire that rings the prison can be seen from the townhomes.More than half a dozen federal agents were still at the scene about 8 a.m. Most were...

Teen sentenced to 10 years for robberies

...28, 2012, Trezmaine Williams, 18, was killed and 19-year-old Dontavious Payne was wounded. Payne is facing charges of armed robbery and murder.Once Calloway completes the prison term, he will have 10 years to serve on probation.

James C. Tate Jr. gets prison term for near-fatal shooting

...years in prison.James C. Tate Jr., 32, will have an additional five years to serve on probation after he completes the prison term under the plea agreement worked out in Richmond County Superior Court.Assistant District Attorney Amanda Heath...