Training, medication still major issues for state care

Even after one deadline passed this summer to get patients out of state hospitals, the department's commisioner said he won't "rush it" and will continue to work on properly training community providers.

US Attorney General expects more arrests in FIFA probe

ZURICH - FIFA and embattled President Sepp Blatter faced more pressure Monday as U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch warned of new indictments in a widening investigation of corruption in international soccer.

20 years later, Augusta-Richmond County consolidation still gets mixed reviews

Twenty years since the U.S. Department of Justice signed off on the consolidation of Augusta-Richmond County, the man considered most responsible for the final effort said officeholders...

Police confirm shooting at Ferguson protest

...black and unarmed, was fatally shot by Ferguson officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9, 2014. A grand jury and the U.S. Department of Justice declined to prosecute Wilson, who resigned in November, but the shooting touched off a national "Black Lives...

Mental health care concerns discussed at forum

A lack of behavioral health services and confusion about where to go and how to help coordinate care dominated a forum on mental health held Thursday night by the Augusta-Richmond County legislative delegation.

Family files lawsuit after girl's death in Georgia community care

More than two years after she died, the family of Christen Gordon is suing the caregivers, pediatrician and for-profit company entrusted with her care by the state of Georgia.

Legal showdown looms over NCAA's ban on paying student-athletes

ATLANTA - Fresh off a ruling that Northwestern University football players can't form a union, the NCAA is about to face a more direct challenge to its longstanding policy of not letting schools pay athletes like they're professionals.

Keep program as-is

...Augusta Chronicle published the article "Still no state fix after feds slam efforts." I take exception to the U.S. Department of Justice's findings against the Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support program.Part of service...

Hampering the healing

Too many are still confusing rage with reason, and violence for free speech.

Ferguson gun violence continues

FERGUSON, Mo. - A man who authorities say opened fire on officers in Ferguson, Missouri, on the anniversary of Michael Brown's death was critically wounded when the officers shot back, St. Louis County's police chief said early today.