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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/07/met_324670.shtml
Michaux: The wrong sporting event has fans

...months for attacking the mother of three of his children ? the longest sentence of his multiple guilty plea bargains. The prison term, of course, was delayed so that Mayweather could get paid to fight Miguel Cotto.Since he keeps getting away...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2015-04-30/michaux-wrong-sport
Rants & Raves

...Obama's awful footsteps, and sure enough ? in time, everybody will be poor. I DETEST WHAT happened to Cortez Berry in the prison system; however, I detest more what he did to get sent to prison. We must understand that there are consequences for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-16/rants-raves
Augusta man previously convicted of manslaughter faces new charges involving firearms

...Judge James G. Blanchard Jr. sentenced Dinh to seven years in prison followed by 13 years on probation. Dinh completed the prison portion of his sentence and was released May 2, 2014.Dinh has been held without bond since his arrest. He faces a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-22/augusta-man-previously
Georgia prison-based drug ring busted

...limits of tiny Abbeville, Ga., has done little to hinder his ability to run a large-scale drug operation outside the prison system. All it really took, said Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team Director Everette Ragan, was an illegal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-23/georgia-prison-drug-ri
Police investigating shooting of eight fan club members

...at Brazil's Carandiru prison, known widely for a massacre that left 111 inmates dead that was turned into a movie. The prison is now closed.The Corinthians team did not respond to a request for information but posted the word "Mourning" against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-19/police-investigatin-shooting-eigh
Judge urges ex-Atlanta educators to accept sentencing deals in test cheating conspiracy trial

...vulnerable children in our city, and they were short-changed," Baxter said. "They were passed on and now they're in the prison system."Baxter said he thought Monday morning that he had arrived at a fair sentence. Then District Attorney Paul...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-13/judge-urges-ex-atlanta
Former SC Supreme Court justice ministers to prisoners

...become involved in a prison ministry."There's such a need there. Though the need is great outside the prison, the need is great inside the prison," Burnett said. "Would you rather an inmate come out of prison as a more proficient criminal or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-11/former-sc-supreme-court-justice-min
No more cellblock 'selfies'

...ignited discussions about inmate-on-inmate violence, we would hope it draws as much attention to corruption within the prison system itself.That corruption, after all, is what's helping enable the inmate violence.Think about it: How else...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-06/no-more-cellblock-sel
Despite modern controversies, United States still manages to survive

...them will be $946,755 each, a number that does not factor any inflation.It would be foolish to open the doors of the prisons and turn people loose just to save a buck. But clearly these costs are unsustainable. If the price tag of a life sentence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-11/despite-modern-c