ATLANTA – Syed Haris Ahmed may not have posed an imminent threat to the United States with his e-mails discussing violent Jihad, his amatuerish videos of Washington landmarks or his implausible plots to attack domestic targets, but his acts supported terrorism just the same, government prosecutors said.
Two local postal workers remain on the job despite their arrests last month on felony drug charges, including suspicion that at least one used her postal route to deliver drugs.
ATLANTA - A former Georgia Tech student who formerly lived in Dawsonville and is charged with plotting to help terrorist groups, turned the closing arguments in his federal trial last Thursday into a bewildering lesson on Islamic principles amid stunned courtroom observers.
Three men have been arrested and a large cache of stolen goods recovered in connection with a suspected home burglary spree in Dawson and Murray counties.
ATLANTA - As an isolated, shy teenager, the seeds of Syed Haris Ahmed's jihadist aspirations were planted during hours in front of a computer screen in his family's Dawsonville home.
While many local parents prepared to watch their children complete high school and begin a new chapter in their lives, a different kind of graduation ceremony was taking place last Thursday at the Dawson County Courthouse.
Northeastern Judicial Circuit Public Defender Brad Morris remained in critical but stable condition at an Atlanta hospital last week after his scooter collided with an employee's truck that swerved into his path.
A Dawsonville man accused of plotting "violent jihad" on American targets has waived his right to a jury trial.
A 63-year-old Dawsonville great-grandfather who friends said never met a stranger died Saturday, four days after he was badly injured in a four-vehicle, chain-reaction wreck on Ga. 400.
Two of six defendants in what authorities say was a botched burglary last summer at a local outlet mall entered guilty pleas Thursday.
More than a year has passed since family members found the body of Cheryl Ann Williams in her parents' Brookwood Drive home near Lake Lanier.
A former Dawson County sheriff's investigator remained in custody Tuesday, four days after he was arrested on charges of stalking his ex-wife.
A man arrested last month in a Dawson County drug sting has now been charged with setting the Dahlonega Rite Aid on fire two days earlier.
A Ball Ground man who authorities say has a lengthy record of driving violations was arrested Sunday night after fleeing a traffic stop and flipping his truck.
Investigators are trying to find the man who burglarized a Kelly Bridge Road home March 17 and reportedly shot at a member of the homeowner's family.
A Powder Springs woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by three men in the parking lot of a local business has been charged with false report of a crime.
A hearing initially set for last week in the state's murder case against a Dawsonville man has been moved to Jan. 21, according to court records.
A local teen arrested last week wearing only his boxer shorts faces numerous charges in connection with an alleged drunken rampage that left cars beat up, windows busted and a mailbox damaged in downtown Dawsonville.
State lawmakers are expected to revisit the handling of misdemeanor probation cases after the Georgia Supreme Court ruling late last year that banned the practice of tolling.