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Jury won't consider 9 deaths linked to salmonella in Georgia trial of peanut plant owner

...them with defrauding their customers ? food producers including Kellogg's ? and selling them tainted goods, said U.S. Attorney Michael Moore, of Georgia's Middle District, whose office tried the case. "We wanted to make sure we kept the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-18/jury-wont-consider-9-deaths-l
Georgia salmonella-tainted peanuts case in hands of jury

...convict, saying Peanut Corporation endangered consumers by cutting corners "to squeeze more profits." In Assistant U.S. Attorney Alan Dasher's closing Thursday, he said it "was Stewart Parnell's and his company's mission statement to 'just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-12/georgia-salmonella-tainted
Child pornographer given maximum prison term

...Crime Child Exploitation Task Force executed a search warrant at James's home. According to a release from the U.S. Attorney's office, they found a large collection of child pornography on various forms of computer media.The Computer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-12/child-pornographer-giv
Prosecutor: Georgia peanut plant owner OK'd sales of salmonella-tainted food

...salmonella and other contaminants so they wouldn't have to wait for real testing.In his closing statement, Assistant U.S. Attorney Alan Dasher repeatedly quoted an e-mail Stewart Parnell sent in March 2007 after a subordinate asked about a shipment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-11/prosecutor-georgia-peanut-
Lieutenant governor hopeful challenges opponent to resign from all-white country club

...member if it did," Taillon said.He said the former U.S. attorney and two-term attorney general "conducted his offices...he has the knowledge to get things done.He was a U.S. attorney during President Ronald Reagan's first term and state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-09-04/lieutenant-gov
3 men sentenced for killing protected hawks, owls in Jasper County

...and owls to improve quail hunting on the property, U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles announced Friday.The financial penalty...the other two were fined $500 each, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Rhett DeHart, who prosecuted the case.The three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-29/3-men-sentenced-killin
Across the Region

...by filing bogus worker's compensation claims, the U.S. attorney said.Loretta Smith, 41, pleaded guilty Feb. 26...Vinson VA Medical Center.In a charging document, the U.S. Attorney's Office said that Smith had filed claims between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-26/across-region
Ga. VA nurse gets federal prison term

...worker's compensation claims, the U.S. attorney said.Loretta Smith, 41, pleaded...In a charging document, the U.S. Attorney's Office said that Smith had...wasn't entitled to receive," U.S. Attorney Edward Tarver said.The case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-26/ga-va-nurse-gets-feder
Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few

...charges stemming from the mortgage crisis. But the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles is preparing a civil lawsuit...balance, according to the real estate firm Zillow.U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said at a news conference that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/bank-america-settlement-li
Former sheriff's deputy sentenced to prison for identity theft

...refund scheme, according to a news release from the U.S. attorney's office.Evidence presented during the guilty plea...are serious crimes that have serious consequences," U.S. Attorney Edward J. Tarver said. "Mr. Street is now walking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-13/former-sheriffs-deputy