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.
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.
Brenau University celebrated alumni weekend, continuing the tradition of honoring the "May Day" court as part of the festivities Saturday afternoon on campus.
Last week, Gainesville Police Chief Brian P. Kelly rolled out the department's newest enforcement tools - three new 2013 Kawasaki police motorcycles.
Two Gainesville men were arrested on charges of growing marijuana and possession of methamphetamine Thursday, law enforcement officials said.
Testimony continued Thursday in Hall County Superior Court in the trial of a Gainesville man facing multiple child sex and exploitation charges.
Testimony continued Thursday in Hall County Superior Court at the trial of a Gainesville man charged with multiple child sex and exploitation charges.
Investigators and police officers testified Wednesday in Hall County Superior Court at the trial of a Gainesville man charged with more than 20 counts of child sex crimes and controlled substance violations.
When Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, became the first non-European pope in 1,200 years in March 2013, he also carried a burden of expectation.
False alarms during severe weather can draw the ire of residents, or worse a complacency that causes people to ignore real dangers.
Doctors, former patients and hundreds of other walkers didn't let rain dampen their enthusiasm for helping ensure healthy babies Saturday.
A judge said Friday that although the government's conduct had raised some eyebrows, it didn't excuse the actions of a Gainesville man who served as lookout for federal-agent-initiated drug deals.
Gainesville police and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources are investigating the reported drowning of a Gainesville man in Lake Lanier.
The most serious violent felonies were dropped against a Gainesville man after he pleaded guilty to robbery Wednesday in Hall County Superior Court.
The Hall County Civil Service Board publicly voted 4-2 Wednesday to affirm the termination of an ex-Hall County Fire Department battalion chief.
After a tumultuous ending more than a year ago, a child molestation case closed on calmer terms Tuesday in Hall County Superior Court.
A Hall County judge denied a defense motion to restrict public access to the pretrial hearings for an upcoming murder trial.
Local attorneys representing Hall's indigent defendants welcomed an executive order providing additional funding for lawyers without conflicting interests.
It may be too soon to tout a lowered re-offending rate or a quantifiable dollar amount saved to taxpayers, but a reverberation of statewide criminal justice reform is being noted by one local entity: the Hall County Correctional Institute.
Under a clear weekend sky, volunteers on land and water did some spring cleaning to make Hall County a bit more pristine.
Hall County's drug court program is an alternative to incarceration for drug offenders. Successful completion ensures there is never a conviction on their record.
The Gwinnett County District Attorney's office has given notice of intent to increase the punishment in the slaying of a Gainesville woman.
Two former Hall County Sheriff's Office employees have entered into mediation with three then-inmates alleging civil rights violations in a Dec. 22, 2010, incident at the jail.