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Sex trafficking of minor ends with lengthy prison terms

...sentences recommended under federal sentencing guidelines, but they still will spend years in federal prison.Senior U.S. District Court Judge Dudley H. Bowen Jr. agreed with the defense attorneys and prosecutor that the defendants deserved what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-19/sex-trafficking-minor-
Former sheriff's deputy sentenced to prison for identity theft

...encountered on the job was sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday.Sean Lydell Street, 39, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge J. Randal Hall to 24 months in prison for stealing personal identification information to be used as part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-13/former-sheriffs-deputy
Redskins resume court battle over team name, appeal decision stripped trademark protection

...its name against those who consider it a racial slur.The team announced that it had filed its complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and that it "points out the many errors" in the decision by the U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-14/redskins-resume-court-battle-
Feds sue Savannah hospital

...based on prohibited referrals by physicians whose financial relationships violated the law.The action filed in U.S. District Court at Savannah, cites the False Claims Act and laws designed to curb overbilling for Medicare services by physicians...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-09/feds-sue-savannah-hosp
FDA: Peanut plant linked to deaths took 5 days to disclose salmonella tests

...peanut butter were traced to the factory.Now the company's former owner and two others are standing trial in U.S. District Court in a rare instance of corporate officers and workers being prosecuted in a food poisoning case.Bob Neligan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-07/fda-peanut-plant-linked-de
Bank of America nears $16 billion-$7 billion settlement with US over sale of securities

...of the housing bubble and the ensuing recession that began in late 2007.Last week, in a separate case, the U.S. District Court in Manhattan rejected the claim that Bank of America should avoid penalties for pre-merger actions taken by Countrywide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-06/ap-source-bank-america-nea
FDA agent: Peanut plant 'not fit' to produce food

...others are standing trial."I felt the firm was not fit to produce products for human consumption," Gray told U.S. District Court jurors Wednesday in summing up her inspection of the plant in January and February 2009. The plant was shut down...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-06/fda-agent-peanut-plant-not-fi
Federal judge from Alabama accused of hitting his wife after she accused him of infidelity

...released from an Atlanta jail Monday after he was accused of hitting his wife when she accused him of infidelity.U.S. District Court Judge Mark Fuller, 55, posted a $5,000 bond after a hearing in Fulton County Magistrate Court. He is charged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-11/federal-judge-alabama-accused-hitti
Across Georgia

...southwest Georgia peanut plant could keep jurors tied up for more than two months, the trial judge said Wednesday.U.S. District Court Judge W. Louis Sands told several dozen people called for jury duty that prosecutors alone might need eight weeks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-30/across-georgia
Ex-NFL players file suit saying painkillers were easy to get up to 2012

...the agency was looking into allegations in the lawsuit.The lawsuit on behalf of 500 former players was filed in U.S. District Court in northern California and amended two weeks later to add another 250. The nine named plaintiffs include current...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-18/ex-nfl-players-file-suit-sayi