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EATONTON, Ga. - A gang member was sentenced to 40 years with the first 20 of them to be served in prison after he pleaded guilty to assorted c…

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Prosecutors involved in the Dec. 2, 2016, strangulation and drowning death case of Lydia Ivanditti say they are pleased that the Supreme Court of Georgia has upheld the murder conviction of Frank Causey.

An 18-year-old Putnam County man held on multiple counts of aggravated assault following a shooting on the outskirts of Sparta last month pleaded not guilty during an arraignment hearing in Hancock County Superior Court Wednesday morning.

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A 20-year-old Milledgeville man, who formerly worked as a jailer at the Putnam County Jail in Eatonton, will spend the next three years of his life in prison.

A jury of nine women and three men deliberated a little more than three hours Wednesday in Putnam County Superior Court in Eatonton before returning a not guilty verdict against a Greene County man on multiple counts of child molestation, The Union-Recorder has learned.

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A 21-year-old Eatonton man will spend the next 15 years of his life behind prison walls after he pleaded guilty Monday to charges related to an attack and robbery of a woman jogging near Gatewood Schools last year.

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Three prison inmates found guilty of malice murder Friday afternoon by a Hancock County jury and later sentenced by a judge to life in prison without the possibility of parole had criminal pasts, records show.

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A state corrections official testified Tuesday afternoon in Putnam County Superior Court in Eatonton that there have been several disciplinary problems with Ricky Dubose since he has been incarcerated.

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A former inmate at Hancock State Prison identified four men - all of whom are currently serving prison terms - as the men he saw chasing another inmate after he had been stabbed while taking a shower on Oct. 11, 2017.

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Jurors in the murder trial of three prison gang members accused in the stabbing death of another inmate at a state prison near Sparta nearly two years ago, watched video surveillance footage of the victim being chased around his dorm by other inmates after he was stabbed while taking a shower.