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New wrinkle in Ga. marijuana law

...their having it here," the governor said.There are signs that the federal policy is opening the way. The U.S. Department of Justice no longer has funding to enforce the federal prohibition in states that legalized medical use of marijuana...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-13/new-wrinkle-ga-marijuana
Pray in troubled times

...personal property was looted.This was despicable. The disrupters were egged on by our own president, the U.S. Department of Justice and several celebrity so-called ministers. Now, not only have jobs and property been lost, but race relations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-28/pray-troubled-times
Police and steroids: Hard to control, hard to prove

...EnforcementSteroid abuse has touched law enforcement for years. It's such a problem that the DEA and the U.S. Department of Justice created a seven-page booklet titled "Steroid Abuse by Law Enforcement Personnel" to help police agencies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-01/police-and-steroids-ha
Child pornographer given maximum prison term

...Columbia County Sheriff's Office. This case was prosecuted as part of Project Safe Childhood, a national U.S. Department of Justice initiative designed to protect children from online exploitation and abuse.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-12/child-pornographer-giv
Feds critical of Augusta's Gracewood

...mental hospitals and into lodgings in the community is a priority for the state, under a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice.But this summer, media outlets reported that almost 10 percent of the 480 Georgians with developmental disabilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-08/feds-critical-augustas-g
State proposes fix for Gracewood

...move current patients of Gracewood in the future. The state is in the fourth year of a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice that requires it to move patients to community providers and to close a number of state facilities.The transition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-25/state-proposes-fix-gracewood
Sheriff's office turns steroid investigation over to GBI

...present members of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office in the use of illegal steroids ? classified by the U.S. Department of Justice as a Schedule III drug ? that date back to 2004.When Paquette came forward with the information, the sheriff's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-28/sheriffs-office-turns-
Global banks fined billions in currency probe

...Grabiner stressed the dealer did not act in bad faith and was not involved in unlawful or improper behavior.The U.S. Department of Justice and other authorities are conducting their own investigations and further penalties are possible. Barclays...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-12/global-banks-fined-billion
South Carolina attorney general's office warns of e-mail scam

...Final Legal Notification." The document also contains seals from the attorney general's office, the U.S. Department of Justice and a group called Law Enforcement Against Prohibition.According to a news release, the e-mail contains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-08/south-carolina-attorne
Report details extent of violence in Georgia prisons

...prisons since 2010, according to a new report by the Southern Center for Human Rights.The center has asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the state's prison system, which the center contends is unable to protect its employees or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-05/report-details-extent-