Caseworkers from the Department of Family and Child Services testified in the trial of a Gainesville man accused of rape Friday.
The alleged victim testified Thursday in the trial of a Gainesville man accused of rape. Testimony also included therapists and the family of the alleged victim. Jose Luis Aguilar faces four counts of rape, two counts of aggravated child molestation, one count of aggravated sodomy and seven counts each of incest, aggravated sexual battery and child molestation. During testimony in Hall County Superior Court, the now 14-year-old alleged victim often covered her face with her ...
Testimony continued Wednesday in the trial of a Gainesville man charged with rape. In addition to the four counts of rape, Jose Luis Aguilar faces two counts of aggravated child molestation, one count of aggravated sodomy and seven counts each of incest, aggravated sexual battery and child molestation. Hall County Sheriff's Office investigator Joel Edgerton testified along with Julie Battle, forensic interviewer from Brenau University, and a therapist from the Children's Center for Hope & ...
Georgia experienced slightly fewer motorcyclist fatalities in 2012 than in 2011, according to statistics compiled by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.
Testimony began Tuesday in Hall County Superior Court in the case of a man accused of raping a young girl, under the age of 10 when the alleged abuse began.
A Gainesville man was found guilty by a jury Tuesday on all but one of more than 20 counts in a child sexual abuse trial.
After eight days of testimony and closing arguments from the state and defense, the case of a Gainesville man charged with child molestation and exploitation went to the jury.
Georgia was ranked 10th overall in gun violence, according to a new study by the Center for American Progress.
Hall County firefighter in-training Tray Ross already is a hero to Rev. Victor Lamar Johnson. When Ross was 20, he entered a burning house to save his father, Harold Johnson Jr., who at 76, was legally blind and trapped in the kitchen. "I know who a hero is. It's somebody who gives up his life for somebody else's life. This young man was willing to give his life for someone he didn't know," Johnson said. ...
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is making it easier for hearing-impaired inmates to communicate with visitors.
Four Democratic and four Republican senators formally unveiled a sweeping immigration bill Thursday at a news conference attended by traditional opponents from big business and labor, and conservative and liberal groups.
The state concluded its case against a Gainesville man who faces more than 20 counts of child molestation and exploitation charges.
Armed law enforcement officers descended on the old Regions building Wednesday evening in downtown Gainesville in response to what turned out to be a false alarm, a Gainesville police department spokesman said.
After testifying Monday, Gwinnett County Police Department Detective Jerrald Leak found himself on the witness stand all day Tuesday in a child molestation case in Hall County Court.
Federal gun legislation has passed its first legislative hurdle in the Senate, including background checks on sales at gun shows, and banning high-capacity magazines.
Parole officers in more than 30 offices in Georgia have cleared out their desks to make way for a transition to mobile-based offices, a move which has earned national attention.
A Wednesday visit to Hall County by several German tourists served to illuminate a reality prominent in the U.S., and increasingly in the forefront of modern Europe - the tide of immigration.
Gene Jones was outside his Commander Drive home cutting his grass when he saw smoke pouring out to the road.
Outside The Tire Store and Lakeview Automotive Group on Atlanta Highway in Flowery Branch, workers hauled equipment to dry areas and washed sheets of mud off the pavement.
In anticipation of the summertime increase in lake recreation, the Lake Lanier Association held a Boating Safety Awareness Day Saturday at Lake Lanier Islands resort.
To spot victims of sex trafficking, it takes the keen eye of an expert - one like Brian Johnston, assistant special agent in charge of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Human Trafficking Unit.
Fifty-two foreign nationals from more than 25 countries walked into the federal court in Gainesville at 11 a.m. Friday and walked out as citizens of the United States at noon.
In conjunction with National Police Week and the honoring of fallen officers, the Gainesville Police Department is lit up blue at night.
An icon of Southern style helped a Gainesville elementary school boost its aesthetic appeal Wednesday morning.
State and local officials and lawmakers gave their initial thoughts on the National Transportation Safety Board's recommendation of lowering the blood-alcohol content rule to .05 for roads, from .08.
Two measures passed unanimously at a brief city of Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board meeting on Tuesday evening at the Public Safety Complex.
Today's remarks at Laurel Park by Gov. Nathan Deal are expected to focus on the boating under the influence portion of the boating safety reforms passed by the legislature and signed into law April 23.
A man was sentenced to life in prison without parole Tuesday after a jury convicted him on Monday of several violent felonies and property crimes, the Northeastern Judicial Circuit's district attorney's office said.
Since taking the helm of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, Gerald Couch has instituted changes both structurally and cosmetically, from streamlined command staff to refurbished patrol cars.
Local legislators and juvenile stakeholders praised Gov. Nathan Deal's signing of a juvenile reform bill.