The Georgia Supreme Court on Tuesday heard an appeal of a Hall County man who served 12 years in prison for statutory rape.
The driver of a motorcycle was airlifted to an Atlanta hospital following a collision with a truck on Queen City Parkway Tuesday morning, officials said.
The federal agency that enforces immigration law has announced changes that may ultimately play a role in determining when people are deported for being in the country illegally. This month officials with Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced a realignment of its removal and detention divisions and a new strategic priority plan for the next four years.
As murder for hire cases in Georgia go, Stacey Schoeck's arrest in the shooting death of her husband came quickly.
A privately operated midtown Gainesville facility that holds illegal immigrants prior to deportation could soon have a less jail-like environment.
It took Mike 20 years of up and down struggles with a bipolar condition before he was able to get a handle on his mental illness. And a trip to jail was the first step in his journey of recovery.
Hall County divers on Wednesday recovered the body of a 67-year-old North Carolina man who drowned in Lake Lanier Tuesday afternoon.
The issue of whether Hall County commissioners abused their discretion in choosing not to build a library branch in Clermont won't be decided until it's determined which judge will hear it.
In the weeks before her husband's shooting death at a remote North Hall park, Stacey Schoeck paid a co-worker $10,000, and a suspicious trail of phone calls between the co-worker, Schoeck and a third person would lead to all three being charged in a murder for hire plot, according to court records.
One of the few things predictable about gangs is their unpredictability, officials say. After eight years with no gang-related homicides in Hall County, there have been three in the past 10 months. And while authorities believe one of those murders was committed by gang members from Athens, the membership numbers for street gangs in Gainesville are up slightly since last summer. Last weekend's gang-related brawl that left 23-year-old Sur-13 member Daniel "Ghost" Adame dead has ...
Mitch Farmer had a lot of friends and they all came out Saturday, not to mourn his passing but celebrate his life and keep his legacy going strong.
Two teenage gang members from Athens made their first court appearances Friday since being indicted on charges of beating a 68-year-old Gainesville man to death in a March home invasion.
Saying she had concerns over community safety, a Hall County magistrate judge denied bond Friday for one of 11 people charged in last weekend's gang-related brawl that left one dead.
The lines in the palm of a hand aren't just for fortune-telling. In the world of forensic science, latent palm prints can be more reliable in placing a suspect at a crime scene than their more familiar cousins, the fingerprints. A new upgrade installed this month at the Hall County jail allows officials to electronically scan and store every palm print of every person booked in, plus those who have their prints made by the ...
The last of 11 suspects in a gang-related fight that left one man dead earlier this week made his initial court appearance Wednesday and was denied bond.