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Authorities: Pregnant dollar store employee bitten while trying to stop shoplifter

Authorities: Pregnant dollar store employee bitten while trying to stop shoplifter

FLOWERY BRANCH — A Gainesville woman is accused of shoplifting from the Dollar General and fighting a pregnant store employee, according to Hall County authorities.

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Decatur man charged in shooting at Lake Lanier resort

Decatur man charged in shooting at Lake Lanier resort

BUFORD — A Decatur man has been charged with shooting a man in the chest at a birthday party last month at a Lanier Islands lake ...

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Man gets life sentence for north Forsyth boy’s beating death

Man gets life sentence for north Forsyth boy’s beating death

NORTH FORSYTH — A 26-year-old Butts County man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after a jury found him guilty of murder in ...

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Vehicle burned at site of anti-gay hate crime in north Forsyth

Vehicle burned at site of anti-gay hate crime in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — A northwest Forsyth couple lost a vehicle to fire early Wednesday morning, nearly two months after their home was the target of what ...

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Dawson County Sheriff’s veteran fired after she was found intoxicated in car at south Forsyth mall

Dawson County Sheriff’s veteran fired after she was found intoxicated in car at south Forsyth mall

SOUTH FORSYTH — A longtime Dawson County Sheriff’s employee was fired Tuesday, hours after Forsyth County authorities reportedly found her asleep and intoxicated while in ...

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Grand jury indicts Forsyth kidnapping suspect who tried to swim away

Grand jury indicts Forsyth kidnapping suspect who tried to swim away

NORTH FORSYTH — A Forsyth County Grand Jury has indicted the 20-year-old Cumming man who reportedly attempted to kidnap his girlfriend on Memorial Day and then ...

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Gainesville drug treatment center to pay $20K in civil settlement

GAINESVILLE — A Gainesville narcotic treatment program will pay $20,000 to settle allegations in federal court about not keeping complete and accurate records of the ...

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Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office drops national accreditation

Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office drops national accreditation

CUMMING — The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office has announced it will withdraw from the national accreditation program it had been in the process of reapplying ...

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Suspects sought in Cumming-Forsyth chamber forgery case

Suspects sought in Cumming-Forsyth chamber forgery case

CUMMING — Warrants were issued Tuesday for two people suspected of cashing a forged check in the name of the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce.

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Police: Man left dog in hot pickup outside Cumming store

Police: Man left dog in hot pickup outside Cumming store

CUMMING — Cumming police officers were a dog’s best friend after they recently made sure the owner of a pet locked in a vehicle that ...

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Chase ends with crash in downtown Cumming

Chase ends with crash in downtown Cumming

CUMMING — While crimes are usually handled inside a courtroom, the landscape outside of the Forsyth County Courthouse saw its own drama play out over the ...

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Escaped inmate with Forsyth County ties nabbed in North Carolina

Escaped inmate with Forsyth County ties nabbed in North Carolina

NORTH FORSYTH — A former Forsyth County resident who escaped a prison work-release detail in middle Georgia was apprehended Tuesday in North Carolina after nearly a ...

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Man shot at Lake Lanier resort

BUFORD — A man was shot and injured during a fight overnight Sunday at Lake Lanier Islands, and authorities are working to identify three suspects in ...

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Search on for state fugitive from Forsyth County

Search on for state fugitive from Forsyth County

NORTH FORSYTH — Authorities are searching for a former Forsyth County resident who is believed to be back in the area after escaping a prison work-release ...

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Drugs, guns, $15K seized from suspect in north Forsyth shooting

Drugs, guns, $15K seized from suspect in north Forsyth shooting

CUMMING — The alleged gunman in a January drug-related monetary shooting is back in custody on a variety of other charges after recently getting reacquainted with ...

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Two indicted in huge international hacking/fraud scheme are Forsyth County residents

Two indicted in huge international hacking/fraud scheme are Forsyth County residents

FORSYTH COUNTY — Two Forsyth County residents and two men from nearby Alpharetta are among nine suspects indicted this week in an international computer hacking and ...

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Cumming woman charged in connection with alleged rape of teen

Cumming woman charged in connection with alleged rape of teen

DAWSONVILLE — A Cumming woman has been charged in connection with the alleged rape of a Dawsonville teenager.

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Driver charged in wreck that injured 3 women near Cumming

Driver charged in wreck that injured 3 women near Cumming

FORSYTH COUNTY — A 37-year-old man faces charges in connection with a three-vehicle wreck last month that sent three women in their 20s to North Fulton ...

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Woman sought in Dawsonville outlet mall jewelry heist

DAWSONVILLE — Authorities are on the lookout for a woman that reportedly held up a jewelry store Wednesday morning at the North Georgia Premium Outlets.

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No suspects in northwest Forsyth anti-gay hate crime

No suspects in northwest Forsyth anti-gay hate crime

NORTHWEST FORSYTH — Detectives have reportedly exhausted all leads and currently have no suspects in the ongoing investigation into an anti-gay hate crime that targeted a ...

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Naked vandal causes $50K in damages to south Forsyth church

Naked vandal causes $50K in damages to south Forsyth church

SOUTH FORSYTH — One Atlanta man’s visit to a south Forsyth church in his birthday suit ended in an arrest and about $50,000 in ...

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Man, 20, arrested for DUI with 6 passengers

Man, 20, arrested for DUI with 6 passengers

A 20-year-old Johns Creek man was arrested for driving under the influence after his over-packed truck passed a patrol vehicle and hit a car.

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Search on for $50K in stolen engines

Search on for $50K in stolen engines

Local law enforcement is seeking information in reference to the recent theft of multiple high-value engines from north Forsyth.

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Victims, suspected shooter in south Forsyth murder-suicide identified

Victims, suspected shooter in south Forsyth murder-suicide identified

SOUTH FORSYTH – Authorities have released the names of the five family members who were shot, four fatally, in their south Forsyth home Wednesday morning in ...

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Forsyth County inmate found with homemade weapons

CUMMING — A 32-year-old north Forsyth man being held on multiple child molestation and sexual battery charges was recently indicted for possessing four homemade stabbing instruments ...

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South Forsyth man indicted for murder of longtime girlfriend’s adult son

South Forsyth man indicted for murder of longtime girlfriend’s adult son

SOUTH FORSYTH — Some six months after a 25-year-old man was shot to death at his mother’s south Forsyth home, the man charged in his ...

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Man attempts to flee after fight outside Publix in Cumming

Man attempts to flee after fight outside Publix in Cumming

CUMMING — A Dawsonville man who attempted to run away from Cumming police was arrested Wednesday morning after a brief chase.

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1 arrested, 3 at large in attempted forgeries at Cumming banks

1 arrested, 3 at large in attempted forgeries at Cumming banks

CUMMING — One man was arrested Tuesday while local investigators continue to search for at least three more suspects in connection with attempted forgeries at two ...

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Body of burglary suspect found in north Forsyth

Body of burglary suspect found in north Forsyth

NORTHEAST FORSYTH — The body of a Forsyth man who was reportedly in the process of committing a burglary in northeast Forsyth County on Saturday morning ...

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Body found in south Forsyth neighborhood pool

Body found in south Forsyth neighborhood pool

SOUTH FORSYTH — Emergency personnel confirmed the body of a man was found Friday morning in a neighborhood pool on Lakeheath Drive off Brookwood Road in ...

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