FOLKSTON, Ga. — A former south Georgia high school teacher will serve 10 years in prison followed by 15 years’ probation after she pleaded guilty Monday to having sex with six students.
As her family sat glumly in the front row of the Charlton County courtroom, some of them crying softly, DaNita Wilson, 33, pleaded guilty to six counts of sexual assault before Superior Court Judge Jeffrey H. Kight.
COLBERT, Ga. -- Two board members of a parent-led youth sports organization in Madison County were recently charged under the state’s racketeering law with stealing more than $10,000 from the association, authorities said Monday.
The arrests of Michael Wade Hawkes and Sherry Hawkes, both 40, of Colbert, follows a two-month investigation into the Madison County Youth Association’s finances, according to the Madison County Sheriff Kip Thomas. The couple was arrested last week and released on $5,600 bonds.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Authorities say a 51-year-old South Carolina man is hospitalized after being mistakenly shot by an off-duty Rochester police officer he was visiting.
Rochester police officials tell local media outlets that Sgt. Anthony Bongiovanni was alarmed when someone entered his home around 5:30 a.m. Monday. Officials say the 18-year police veteran used his personal handgun to shoot the man in the torso.