The local community has become more aware of child sex trafficking, children's advocates say. Now, the advocates hope to engage the community further.
After months of planning and searching for an instructor, a Department of Juvenile Justice educational and workforce initiative is coming together at Gainesville's Regional Youth Detention Center, program organizers said.
Authorities are investigating the disappearance of a 32-year-old Oakwood mother.
A roadside memorial could be erected to honor chickens killed in a wreck last week in Gainesville.
Four men have been arrested in connection with thefts of cash from taxi drivers in November and January incidents, Gainesville police said Wednesday.
The state has dropped murder charges against a 25-year-old woman charged in the beating death of a Gainesville man.
Kids at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County now can get more one-on-one help from tutors.
Battling fires in front of a crowd of onlookers, Hall County Fire Department trainees looked ready for the real deal as they extinguished controlled car fires, structure fires and a propane blaze that shot 30 feet into the sky above the Allen Creek training facilities.
In a potential breakthrough on an immigration overhaul, President Barack Obama has hinted that he would be open to a reform bill even if it lacked a special pathway to citizenship for the 11 million people here illegally.
Law enforcement and court officials are touting a new court that Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch said will help close more cases, enhance public access to hearings and save money by reducing inmate transports.
A Gainesville man was acquitted on felony rape and kidnapping charges and convicted of three misdemeanors Thursday afternoon by a Hall County jury.
A Hall County jury is tasked with determining the extent - or lack - of consent in the case of a Gainesville man charged with rape and kidnapping.
The trial of a Gainesville man accused of rape and kidnapping began Tuesday with testimony from medical and law enforcement officials.
A Gainesville man is seeking to reduce his sentence after a jury acquitted him of multiple assault and gang violence charges in an apartment shooting, but convicted him of having a gun in the commission of a crime.
Stakeholders are weighing in on a legislative proposal with the governor's support that would establish a fully integrated private-public partnership for some child protective services, including foster care.
A Gainesville man decided to plead guilty to assault charges after his trial was underway.
Gainesville police said Tuesday there was no new information as to how or what caused the apparent drowning of a man Thursday in Lake Lanier.
The Supreme Court of Georgia unanimously upheld Tuesday a Gainesville man's convictions of malice murder and other crimes for beating to death his girlfriend's 18-month-old daughter and physically abusing her other two children.
Construction has started on the Hall County Correctional Institute.
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.