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.

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.

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

FERGUSON, Mo. - The anniversary of 18-year-old Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri, began with a solemn march in his honor and ended with a protest that grew increasingly confrontational before it was interrupted by gunfire.

Germans outclass Ivory Coast in their Women's World Cup opener

OTTAWA, Ontario - Celia Sasic scored the fastest hat trick in Women's World Cup history and Anja Mittag also scored three goals to spark top-ranked Germany to a 10-0 victory.

Investigation of World Cup officials in FIFA scandal likely to expand

FIFA ethics prosecutor Cornel Borbely says he is prepared to open more cases against officials as part of the investigations into the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

US, Sweden battle to scoreless tie in Women's World Cup

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -The United States played to a 0-0 tie with Sweden and former coach Pia Sundhage Friday night in one of the most anticipated matches of the group stage at the Women's World Cup.

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.