A Gainesville man was arrested Friday on rape charges by Oakwood police. Ramon Morgan, 32, is charged with rape, sodomy, aggravated sodomy, sexual battery and abuse, neglect or exploitation of a disabled or older adult, Oakwood Police Chief Randall Moon said. Morgan had his first appearance in Hall County Magistrate Court on Saturday before Judge Margaret S. Gregory. He asked for representation from the public defender's office, and chose to forgo a probable cause hearing. ...
One month after David Sanchez was killed, his family and friends said they would wear black until his killer was brought to justice.
Buddy Waldrep is retiring - again - marking a career of more than 50 years in law enforcement.
A Gainesville man was found not guilty Wednesday afternoon on most of the counts against him involving his relationship with a young girl.
Jurors began deliberations Tuesday afternoon on a Gainesville man charged with rape. Jose Luis Aguilar, 42, is charged with 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. In his closing argument, senior public defender Travis Williams urged the jurors to consider all the facts of the case, rather than turn it into a question of he ...
A Gainesville man charged with rape and aggravated child molestation testified Monday in court.
Increased integration of technology at the Hall County Jail is continuing to make processes more streamlined for inmates and officials.
When Gov. Nathan Deal signed a criminal reform justice bill Thursday, he described it as "part two" of sweeping criminal justice reform efforts in the state since 2011.
Bearded, uniformed and sharp on details of the general's life, Charlie Weik bore an uncanny resemblance to James Longstreet, the civil war general eponymous with Gainesville history.
A woman awoke to barks the morning of Dec. 30 after strong winds knocked over a heat lamp in a shed approximately 20 feet from her house.
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 received two life in prison sentences Friday afternoon in Hall County Superior Court after he was found guilty by a jury in April on all but one of more than 20 counts in a child sexual abuse trial.
As part of efforts to keep drivers and motorcyclists safe, law enforcement officials and highway safety advocates gathered Thursday in Buford to promote motorcycle safety awareness.
A Gainesville man charged with terroristic threats, criminal damage to property and reckless conduct had his first appearance before a Hall County magistrate judge on Wednesday.
About 100 Rangers in training from Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega parachuted into Lake Lanier at War Hill Park in Dawsonville on Wednesday.
A Gainesville man was sentenced Wednesday in Hall County Superior Court to 25 years in prison by Judge Andrew Fuller.
A Gainesville man has been charged with felony murder in connection with his alleged role in a car crash that left a woman and toddler dead.
A Tuesday standoff with police at the Motel 6 off U.S. 129 attracted dozens of law enforcement responders and bystanders but ended peacefully after about three hours.