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Judge offers defendant chance for lesser sentence

...provide "substantial assistance," but her information on drug dealers in California wasn't helpful because the U.S. Justice Department wasn't interested in prosecuting marijuana cases in a state that legalized medical marijuana.Although no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-15/judge-offers-defendant
US Airways' flight from Augusta Regional to Reagan National to end in June

...Airways. The merged airline ? now the world's biggest airline operator ? gave up 52 slots in exchange for the U.S. Justice Department's dropping an antitrust lawsuit.US Airways started service from Augusta to Washington on July 11, 2012...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-18/us-airways-flight-augusta-
Ga. panel OKs growing medical marijuna

...manufacture and distribution for treatment of patients on the recommendation of their physicians.In August 2013, the U.S. Justice Department issued an advisory saying federal prosecutors would not pursue investigations of medical marijuana as long as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-27/ga-panel-oks-growing-med
Government sues company contracted to move belongings of deployed military

...The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Columbia in April 2012, had been kept under seal until the U.S. Justice Department joined the case in December and filed an amended complaint against Covan World-Wide Moving Inc. and Coleman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-01-21/government-sues-compan
Georgia doctor convicted on 51 charges

...catheter and guide wire and then blamed the mistake on a kink in the woman's arteries, which did not exist.The U.S. Justice Department cited some of those claims when it filed suit in July 2010 against Satilla and Azmat. The government suit asserted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-01-23/georgia-doctor-convite
JPMorgan Chase reaches $4.5 billion settlement

...Mutual, troubled companies that JPMorgan acquired in 2008.Separately, JPMorgan has been negotiating with the U.S. Justice Department to settle a civil inquiry into its sales of mortgage-backed securities. The bank reached a tentative deal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-15/jpmorgan-chase-reaches-45-
On 'leadering-up'

...decision will be highly controversial. A state law moved local elections up from November to July, but the U.S. Justice Department objected under the Voting Rights Act. Well, the U.S. Supreme Court later ruled that portion of the act unconstitutional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-11-10/leadering
Augusta Regional Airport losing nonstop flight to Washington, D.C.

...to give up 52 slots at Reagan National to avoid an advantage and majority control of slots. In exchange, the U.S. Justice Department dropped an antitrust lawsuit.US Airways started service from Augusta to Washington on July 11, 2012. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-15/augusta-regional-airport-losi
JPMorgan admits fault, pays $920 million in trading loss

...settlement, JPMorgan acknowledged that it violated securities laws in failing to keep watch over traders.The U.S. Justice Department is still investigating the bank for possible criminal violations. And there could be more action to come from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-19/jpmorgan-admits-fault-pays
Ex-SC police chief charged in fatal shooting

...to 10 years in prison if he is convicted.Pascoe said in March he was continuing the investigation after the U.S. Justice Department said it would not file charges.Combs' attorney, John O'Leary, did not immediately respond to a telephone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-08-15/ex-sc-police-chief-cha