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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
Oscar Pistorius released from jail, moves to house arrest

...outside the home. She said the family was happy.The media has yet to catch a glimpse of Pistorius, who was ferried from the prison to the house under cover of darkness Monday night, a day earlier than expected. His discreet transfer to house arrest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-10-20/oscar-pistorius-released
Warrenton bank robber sentenced to nearly eight years imprisonment

...theft to sexual exploitation of a minor, according to Georgia Department of Corrections records. Once Ruff completes the prison term, he will have five years on supervised release.Ruff admitted he robbed the First Citizen Bank on Sept. 14...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-19/warrenton-bank-robber-
Distrust of police is real

...officer appears.It is wrong to paint any group with one brush because individuals differ. Yet when 39.4 percent of the prison population is black in a country where blacks comprise only 13.2 percent of the general population, that Kool-Aid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-10-09/distrust-police-real
Witnesses, visitors recount Georgia's only female death row inmate's final moments

...Easley said her children couldn't be at the hearing and the prison at the same time so they chose to do what they could...credited her advice, spoken through the air vents in the prison, with turning their lives around.They all prayed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-30/georgia-executes-woman-after-all-st
Georgia inmates used cellphones to run crime rings, indictments say

...employees to smuggle cellphones and other contraband into the prisons, two indictments say, then used the phones to communicate...prescription pain medication and methamphetamine into the prison in exchange for $500, the indictment says. According...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-24/georgia-inmates-used-c
3 convicted in fatal 2011 prison stabbing

...the two other inmates who testified for the defense and said the wrong men had been charged with murder, Paine said.The prison system is a dangerous place, where gangs rule, she said. The Augusta State Medical Prison was so understaffed that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-17/3-convicted-fatal-2011
Defense calls witness in prison homicide trial

...the body of 30-year-old Antonio Wiley, who died in the prison yard on Aug. 28, 2011.Frederick Dewberry, 23, Michael...a cell phone battery before Wiley was transferred to the prison in Augusta.On Wednesday, the defense called other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-16/defense-calls-witness-
Ex-coroner gets 3-year sentence for theft

...trust and because of that, U.S. District Court Judge J. Randall Hall sentenced him to 36 months in prison Tuesday.The prison term is exceptional because Hall gave the 72-year-old former coroner a year longer to serve than his federal sentencing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-15/ex-coroner-gets-3-year
Trial begins for three of six men accused of murder in prison homicide

...second inmate wounded in attacks in the prison, situated on the line between Richmond...the first of three men killed at the prison in the past five years, and one...attack.In the early afternoon in the prison exercise yard, Henry held the one-armed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-14/trial-begins-three-six