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Fired Augusta parks chief loses suit against city

...ruled in the city of Augusta's favor this week by dismissing a lawsuit filed by former parks director Tom Beck.U.S. District Court Judge J. Ran dal Hall granted the city's request for summary judgment Tuesday, finding Beck was unable to prove...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-05/fired-augusta-parks-ch
Former Georgia Sen. Charles Walker says he'll be active in politics, but won't run 'at this time'

...in the public eye and telling his story.Outwardly, Walker seems to have changed little since he stood before U.S. District Court Judge Dudley Bowen in 2005 and was sentenced to 10 years in prison after being convicted of 127 felony counts for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-03/former-georgia-sen-charles-w
Duke Energy faces federal criminal charges for coal ash pollution, expects to pay $102 million

...of the people and communities we serve."The separate cases will be consolidated under the jurisdiction of the U.S. District Court in Raleigh. Any proposed settlement would be subject to approval by a judge.Environmental groups hailed the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/duke-energy-faces-federal-
American Express loses case involving retailer policies

...the larger payment networks of Visa and MasterCard and their bank partners. Amer ican Express plans to appeal.U.S. District Court Judge Nicholas Garaufis said in his ruling that American Express nondisclosure policies harmed competition and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-19/american-express-loses-cas
Savannah's jailed ex-police chief to get six-figure pension

...the retirement benefits of former Savannah-Chatham County Police Chief Willie Lovett, who was sentenced by a U.S. District Court judge this month. But City Attorney Brooks Stillwell told council members Thursday that a state law forcing convicted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-19/savannahs-jailed-ex-po
NFL asks court to reject Peterson suit

...Association's lawsuit on behalf of suspended Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, with a Friday filing in U.S. District Court that argued the lawsuit should be thrown out.Attorneys for the league, in a 35-page filing, wrote that U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-16/nfl-asks-court-reject-peterso
Most Norfolk Southern lawsuits settled in Graniteville tragedy

...employees who lost their jobs after the plant closed were unsuccessful in their lawsuit.According to court records, U.S. District Court Judge Margaret B. Seymour ruled that there was no direct or special relationship between the railroad company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-03/most-norfolk-southern-lawsuit
The Way We Were: Fort Gordon

What do movie star Robert Duvall, U.S. District Court Judge Dudley Bowen and Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal all have in common?You're right if you know they all served in the Army at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-21/way-we-were-fort-gordon
Prison terms imposed for armed robbery conspiracy

The final defendant in an armed robbery conspiracy was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court.Saintwain R. Roberts, 25, was sentenced to six years and five months in prison for his role in the Oct. 10, 2013, robbery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-16/prison-terms-imposed-a
Sweepstakes operators plead guilty to federal charges

...nearly a quarter-billion dollars.Bobby G. Mosley Sr. of Townville, S.C., pleaded guilty this week in U.S. District Court to a single count of operating an illegal gambling business. His company, Frontier Software Systems, pleaded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-06/sweepstakes-operators-