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Duke Energy expects to settle criminal inquiry sparked by ash spill

...plant.The details are contained in an earnings report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The U.S. attorney's office in Raleigh began the investigation after a February 2014 spill at Duke's Eden plant coated more than 70 miles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-18/duke-energy-expects-settle
Federal prosecutor, ATF agent under investigation

...judges in the Southern District of Georgia, the U.S. attorney's office was ordered to submit a list of every case in...The Au gus ta Chronicle sought comment from the U.S. Attorney's office said: "There is currently an ongoing investigation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-02/federal-prosecutor-atf
Mexican gets 18-year drug sentence

...been sentenced to 18 years in prison for his role in a drug plot.According to a statement released by the U.S. Attorney's Office, Eric Arrana-Garcia, 39, who lived in Blackshear, Ga., was sentenced last week by United States District...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-15/mexican-gets-18-year-drug-se
Ga. hospital tech admits stealing drugs

...pleading guilty to stealing more than 48,000 addictive painkillers so they could be sold on the streets, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.Buffie Marie Bradford, 37, of Wayne County pleaded guilty this week before Chief U.S. District Judge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-09/ga-hospital-tech-admit
DEA agents raid NFL medical staffs after games

...NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said in an e-mail.The nationwide investigation is being directed by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York ? where the NFL is based ? but involves several U.S. attorney's offices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-16/dea-agents-raid-nfl-medical-s
Lawyer: Alex Rodriguez told federal investigators he used steroids

...Herald is accurate as to what Rodriguez said," Quintero said in an e-mail.Neither the DEA nor the Miami U.S. Attorney's office commented. However, in a separate public court filing, prosecutors made clear Rodriguez would be a star witness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-05/lawyer-alex-rodriguez-to
Roles in IRS tax, identity fraud scheme earn 4 Waynesboro women prison terms

...file bogus income tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service seeking tax refunds. In total, the defendants attempted to defraud the IRS out of approximately $350,000, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's office.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-02/roles-irs-tax-identity
Child pornographer given maximum prison term

...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 Crime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-12/child-pornographer-giv
Across the Region

...Dublin, where Smith had worked as a nurse at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center.In a charging document, the U.S. Attorney's Office said that Smith had filed claims between July 2009 and February 2013 in which she falsely asserted she been...

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

...Dublin, where Smith had worked as a nurse at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center.In a charging document, the U.S. Attorney's Office said that Smith had filed claims between July 2009 and February 2013 in which she falsely asserted she been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-26/ga-va-nurse-gets-feder