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ajc.com
Driver lost control of car before fatal I-85 crashA crash that killed two people Thursday on I-85 northbound in Gwinnett County h
Driver lost control of car before fatal I-85 crash
ajc.com / Posted 4 hours ago
A crash that killed two people Thursday on I-85 northbound in Gwinnett County happened when the driver of a car swerved into the path of a tractor-trailer, police said. Two rear-seat passengers of the car died at the scene, police spokeswoman Cpl.... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Medical prison inmate who attacked guard asks for and gets long sentenceattorney Robert Chan. According to the Department of Corrections website, Wash
Medical prison inmate who attacked guard asks for and gets long sentence
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 hours ago
attorney Robert Chan. According to the Department of Corrections website, Washington committed aggravated assaults in Gwinnett County in August 2009, twice in July 2010 and again in De­cem­ber 2010. Washington, who was evaluated and found... Read more
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ajc.com
Help wanted: School bus drivers in GwinnettGwinnett County school officials say the state’s economic recovery has created
Help wanted: School bus drivers in Gwinnett
ajc.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Gwinnett County school officials say the state’s economic recovery has created a problem: they can’t keep enough bus drivers on the payroll. Georgia’s largest school district has 77 bus driver vacancies, more than it typically has this time of year,... Read more
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ajc.com
Gwinnett teen accused of sexual assault denied bondA 17-year-old with a criminal history will remain in jail without bond in Gwinn
Gwinnett teen accused of sexual assault denied bond
ajc.com / Posted 18 hours ago
A 17-year-old with a criminal history will remain in jail without bond in Gwinnett County in connection with sexual assault charges, officials said. “The fact that you are on probation appears not to have made much of an impression on you,” Judge... Read more
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WALB Albany
2 killed in accident on I-85 in Gwinnett CountyGwinnett County police say two people were killed in an accident Thursday after
2 killed in accident on I-85 in Gwinnett County
WALB Albany / Posted 22 hours ago
Gwinnett County police say two people were killed in an accident Thursday afternoon on I-85 northbound, just south of Route 316. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, all lanes on the interstate were initially blocked around 2:30... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Major crash brings traffic to a crawl along I-85(AP) — A major crash in the northbound lanes of I-85 brought traffic to a near
Major crash brings traffic to a crawl along I-85
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 22 hours ago
(AP) — A major crash in the northbound lanes of I-85 brought traffic to a near standstill at the height of rush hour in the Gwinnett County area. Georgia Department of Transportation officials say the crash Thursday afternoon involved a tractor... Read more
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ajc.com
2 killed in crash on I-85N in GwinnettTwo people were killed Thursday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash on I-85 northb
2 killed in crash on I-85N in Gwinnett
ajc.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Two people were killed Thursday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash on I-85 northbound at Highway 316 in Gwinnett County, Channel 2 Action News reported. The crash involved a tractor-trailer and a passenger car, the Georgia Department of Transportation... Read more
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WALB Albany
Metro ATL: Fourth of July Guidefor a Fourth of July bash. The parade begins at 6 p.m. in the Town square. Fire
Metro ATL: Fourth of July Guide
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
for a Fourth of July bash. The parade begins at 6 p.m. in the Town square. Fireworks begin at approximately at 9 p.m. Gwinnett County Mall of Georgia Star Spangled Fourth Celebration- Join fellow Gwinnett County residents for an electric July... Read more
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ajc.com
Gwinnett will pay Buford couple $300,000 to settle claimGwinnett County will pay a Buford couple $300,000 to settle claims that their p
Gwinnett will pay Buford couple $300,000 to settle claim
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
Gwinnett County will pay a Buford couple $300,000 to settle claims that their property was damaged by the construction of Level Creek Park. Edward and Genevieve Breedlove claim silt runoff from the construction damaged ponds and an unnamed creek... Read more
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WALB Albany
Death initially thought to be suicide now murder investigationA Gwinnett County woman is in custody, charged in the death of her husband in a
Death initially thought to be suicide now murder investigation
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
A Gwinnett County woman is in custody, charged in the death of her husband in a case that was initially thought to be a suicide. Liubov Volkova, 35, is charged with murder after being indicted in the death of her husband. Police found 38 year-old... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Buford man's death wasn't a suicide; wife charged— A woman has been charged in connection with her husband's death, which was in
Buford man's death wasn't a suicide; wife charged
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
— A woman has been charged in connection with her husband's death, which was initially reported as a suicide last year. Gwinnett County police Cpl. Michele Pihera said in a news release Wednesday that 35-year-old Liubov Volkova has been indicted... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Metro Atlanta cities enact local ordinances to regulate fireworksits fireworks curfew so revelers can even celebrate longer. Read more about DeK
Metro Atlanta cities enact local ordinances to regulate fireworks
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
its fireworks curfew so revelers can even celebrate longer. Read more about DeKalb County's city ordinances here. In Gwinnett County, have any cities taken any action on fireworks? Read more about Gwinnett County's city ordinances here. In... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
K9 officer laid to rest in touching procession of other dogsat attention as Bak's flag-covered coffin passed between their lines. Bak was
K9 officer laid to rest in touching procession of other dogs
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted yesterday
at attention as Bak's flag-covered coffin passed between their lines. Bak was laid to rest in the Oak Rest Gardens in Gwinnett County, alongside more than 50 other K9 officers. Bak died due to medical complications unrelated to his work with... Read more
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WALB Albany
Police chief, sheriff at odds over Walton County Jail's new body camera policysystem was down, the other would surely be up, so it's a backup in a way too,"
Police chief, sheriff at odds over Walton County Jail's new body camera policy
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
system was down, the other would surely be up, so it's a backup in a way too," said Glass. CBS46 checked with neighboring Gwinnett County and they said they do not make police officers turn off their body cameras inside the jail. Chief Glass said... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Police chief, sheriff at odds over Walton County Jail's new body camera policysystem was down, the other would surely be up, so it's a backup in a way too,"
Police chief, sheriff at odds over Walton County Jail's new body camera policy
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
system was down, the other would surely be up, so it's a backup in a way too," said Glass. CBS46 checked with neighboring Gwinnett County and they said they do not make police officers turn off their body cameras inside the jail. Chief Glass said... Read more
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ajc.com
Sex assault defendant asked to see student victimA former Gwinnett County teacher charged with having sex with one of her studen
Sex assault defendant asked to see student victim
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
A former Gwinnett County teacher charged with having sex with one of her students asked to see the student, court records show. Julee Impara, arrested in February on sexual assault charges, filed the request in Gwinnett County Superior Court on June... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
K9 officer laid to rest in touching procession of other dogsat attention as Bak's flag-covered coffin passed between their lines. Bak was
K9 officer laid to rest in touching procession of other dogs
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
at attention as Bak's flag-covered coffin passed between their lines. Bak was laid to rest in the Oak Rest Gardens in Gwinnett County, alongside more than 50 other K9 officers. Bak died due to medical complications unrelated to his work with... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Teen charged in online threat of Mall of Georgiaboy has been charged in connection with a threat made in an online gaming chat
Teen charged in online threat of Mall of Georgia
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
boy has been charged in connection with a threat made in an online gaming chat room to shoot up the Mall of Georgia. Gwinnett County police spokeswoman Cpl. Michele Pihera tells local news media Wednesday that the boy is charged with... Read more
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ajc.com
Group support good for those with Parkinson’s, and their care...Church St., Smyrna. Meets monthly on fourth Wednesday at 2 p.m. Contact: Carl P
Group support good for those with Parkinson’s, and their care...
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
Church St., Smyrna. Meets monthly on fourth Wednesday at 2 p.m. Contact: Carl Proctor, 404-275-9383, carlproctor@aol.com. GWINNETT COUNTY Glancy Rehab Center, 3215 McClure Bridge Road, Duluth. Meets monthly on second Friday at 1:30 p.m. Contact:... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Teen arrested for chat room threats to Mall of Georgiahe gave a specific date and time for the shooting while posting in the game cha
Teen arrested for chat room threats to Mall of Georgia
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
he gave a specific date and time for the shooting while posting in the game chat. Despite the threats, officials with the Gwinnett County Police Department said they did not believe the mall was in any immediate danger. One day later, police made... Read more
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ajc.com
Teen charged in Mall of Georgia threatA 16-year-old boy has been charged in connection with an online threat involvin
Teen charged in Mall of Georgia threat
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
A 16-year-old boy has been charged in connection with an online threat involving the Mall of Georgia, Gwinnett County police said Wednesday. The boy is a Gwinnett resident, police spokeswoman Cpl. Michele Pihera said. His name and other identifying... Read more
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Forsyth County News
Wife charged in 2015 suicide now considered homicideVolkova, 35, is charged with murder in the death of her husband, Jordan Whitson
Wife charged in 2015 suicide now considered homicide
Forsyth County News / Posted yesterday
Volkova, 35, is charged with murder in the death of her husband, Jordan Whitson, 38. She was booked Friday in to the Gwinnett County Jail. Gwinnett County Police responded around 1:30 a.m. Nov. 1, 2015, to the 2500 block of Hampton Park... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Murder, not sucide. Wife arrestedwith murder a year after her husband's death was originally reported as a suici
Murder, not sucide. Wife arrested
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
with murder a year after her husband's death was originally reported as a suicide. Liuboc Volkova, 35, is behind bars in Gwinnett County facing murder charges. On November 1, 2015, police responded to the couple's home just after 1:30 a.m.... Read more
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ajc.com
Doctor answers 6 questions about flesh-eating bacteriathe elbow, and several fingers on her left hand were removed. Police officer D
Doctor answers 6 questions about flesh-eating bacteria
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
the elbow, and several fingers on her left hand were removed. Police officer David Martinez and wife Cindy Martinez, the Gwinnett County woman hospitalized due to an infection from flesh-eating bacteria. (Credit: Family photo) The mother of two... Read more
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ajc.com
Gino's NY Pizza: Bar fails recent health inspection, report saysA pizza joint in Gwinnett County failed a recent health inspection after pizza
Gino's NY Pizza: Bar fails recent health inspection, report says
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
A pizza joint in Gwinnett County failed a recent health inspection after pizza was still on display after it should have been discarded, according to a report. Gino's NY Pizza Bar in Norcross got a score of 67 Tuesday. It previously scored a 72... Read more
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ajc.com
Gwinnett looking to hire more special education teachersGwinnett County school officials plan to interview about three dozen prospectiv
Gwinnett looking to hire more special education teachers
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
Gwinnett County school officials plan to interview about three dozen prospective Special Education teachers Wednesday, hoping to fill an area of need. Gwinnett, the state’s largest school district, had 93 Special Ed teacher vacancies, according to a... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Infant suffers concussion in day care fallA Gwinnett County infant suffered a concussion when she fell from a highchair a
Infant suffers concussion in day care fall
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
A Gwinnett County infant suffered a concussion when she fell from a highchair at her day care. The incident happened at the Meliora School off Johnson Road in Lawrenceville. The facility confirms 11-month-old Karissa Moon was not strapped in the... Read more
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ajc.com
Parents disturbed by infant’s injury at Gwinnett daycareA mother and father say their child suffered a concussion in a fall from a high
Parents disturbed by infant’s injury at Gwinnett daycare
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
A mother and father say their child suffered a concussion in a fall from a high chair at a Gwinnett County daycare, Channel 2 Action News reported. And the matter has drawn state investigators’ attention. A surveillance video from the Meliora School... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Homeowners Fear Fatal Accident on Community Cut-Through RoadAtlanta subdivision. It has the homeowners nervous, and for good reason. It's
Homeowners Fear Fatal Accident on Community Cut-Through Road
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
Atlanta subdivision. It has the homeowners nervous, and for good reason. It's in Hamilton Hill -- just off I-85 in Gwinnett County, in a quiet Dacula community with thousands of homes, a golf course and driving range, a country club and... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Mall of Georgia not in any immediate dangerBUFORD, Ga. (AP) — Gwinnett County police were investigating a threat made in a
Mall of Georgia not in any immediate danger
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
BUFORD, Ga. (AP) — Gwinnett County police were investigating a threat made in an online gaming chat room to shoot up the Mall of Georgia but have since said the mall is not in any danger. Police say in a news release the threat was made Tuesday... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Shooting threat forces investigation at Mall of GeorgiaBUFORD, Ga. -- Gwinnett County Police believe they have identified the person w
Shooting threat forces investigation at Mall of Georgia
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
BUFORD, Ga. -- Gwinnett County Police believe they have identified the person who threatened to shoot up the Mall of Georgia in an online gaming chat room. Watch live updates from police now. According to police, the threat specifically stated that... Read more
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ajc.com
Police ID person who made threat involving Mall of GeorgiaGwinnett County police said Tuesday that they have identified the person who ma
Police ID person who made threat involving Mall of Georgia
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
Gwinnett County police said Tuesday that they have identified the person who made an online threat involving the Mall of Georgia. Also, police spokesman Cpl. Michele Pihera said that “we do not believe the mall is in any immediate danger.” Earlier... Read more
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WALB Albany
Shooting threat against Mall of GA leads to increased police presenceGwinnett County Police said online threats against the Mall of Georgia prompted
Shooting threat against Mall of GA leads to increased police presence
WALB Albany / Posted 3 days ago
Gwinnett County Police said online threats against the Mall of Georgia prompted them to respond and investigate. Police said there was no active shooter on the scene Tuesday afternoon, but that threats against the mall in Buford led to their... Read more
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ajc.com
How many abortions were done in Gwinnett County in 2014?each year, but how many per county? According to numbers from the Georgia Depar
How many abortions were done in Gwinnett County in 2014?
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
each year, but how many per county? According to numbers from the Georgia Department of Health, for the year 2014, women in Gwinnett County had 2,757 abortions. That translates into 9.2 abortions for every 1,000 women. To find out about other... Read more
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Al.com
Man accused of posing as Alabama police officer in GeorgiaA 74-year-old man was arrested in Gwinnett County, Ga. earlier this month and a
Man accused of posing as Alabama police officer in Georgia
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
A 74-year-old man was arrested in Gwinnett County, Ga. earlier this month and accused of posing as a captain with the Cottonwood, Ala. Police Department. Bruce Christie presented an ID card and badge that identified himself as a police officer while... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Should you use your emergency flashers during inclement weather?Dude: Sandy Springs residents worry about traffic from new development Commute
Should you use your emergency flashers during inclement weather?
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
Dude: Sandy Springs residents worry about traffic from new development Commuter Dude: Illegal right turns on Gwinnett County road Commuter Dude | Long awaited repairs arrive on Armour Drive Commuter Dude: Drivers complain of... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Armstrong restores graduate's HOPE after sending big billthree of the overpaid students were sent a bill to get that money back. Alston
Armstrong restores graduate's HOPE after sending big bill
Savannah Morning News / Posted 3 days ago
three of the overpaid students were sent a bill to get that money back. Alston, who has been teaching fifth grade for the Gwinnett County School System for the three years since her graduation, opposed the charge, arguing that she had a zero... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Neighbors upset new gas station approved at a busy intersectionHomeowners in one Gwinnett County community have a fight on their hands, pushin
Neighbors upset new gas station approved at a busy intersection
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
Homeowners in one Gwinnett County community have a fight on their hands, pushing back against a proposed QuikTrip on Beaver Ruin Road. Patrick Fox lives in Indian Crossing, a community that would share the already bustling intersection at Indian... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Arrest made in Arson fires at Lawrenceville marketLAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Gwinnett County fire investigators say they've made an ar
Arrest made in Arson fires at Lawrenceville market
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Gwinnett County fire investigators say they've made an arrest in a string of arson cases that targeted a Lawrenceville grocery store three times. Authorities arrested and charged Michael Bernard Johnson, 18, with first degree... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Dog found after getting hit by car while walking with ownerhusband said he never had a concern for his wife’s safety. "It is likely that
Dog found after getting hit by car while walking with owner
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 3 days ago
husband said he never had a concern for his wife’s safety. "It is likely that Ms. Hayes will be charged eventually,” said Gwinnett County Police Department PIO Cpl. Michele Pihera. “Once the investigator gets into the reason while she crossed that... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Dog found after getting hit by car while walking with ownerhusband said he never had a concern for his wife’s safety. "It is likely that
Dog found after getting hit by car while walking with owner
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
husband said he never had a concern for his wife’s safety. "It is likely that Ms. Hayes will be charged eventually,” said Gwinnett County Police Department PIO Cpl. Michele Pihera. “Once the investigator gets into the reason while she crossed that... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Gwinnett firefighters tackle business fire in DuluthDULUTH, Ga. -- Fire officials in Gwinnett County have confirmed that a heavy bu
Gwinnett firefighters tackle business fire in Duluth
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 5 days ago
DULUTH, Ga. -- Fire officials in Gwinnett County have confirmed that a heavy business fire that spread to nearby woods in Duluth was successfully taken under control late Saturday afternoon. The fire began at a single-story office building in the... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Man accused of beating father to death faces more chargesof killing his father with a crowbar in suburban Atlanta has been given additio
Man accused of beating father to death faces more charges
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 6 days ago
of killing his father with a crowbar in suburban Atlanta has been given additional charges for breaking an officer's nose. Gwinnett County Police Cpl. Michele Pihera tells the Times (http://bit.ly/28T89yC ) on Friday that 40-year-old Joseph Allen... Read more
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ajc.com
Community Voices: Historical Society can help find your family...organization relies primarily upon the dues of approximately 300 members, indiv
Community Voices: Historical Society can help find your family...
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
organization relies primarily upon the dues of approximately 300 members, individual and corporate donations, funding from Gwinnett County and the occasional grant money from organizations like the Daughters of the American Revolution. The GHS... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Dealership gives woman car with wrong VIN numberA woman says she bought a car from a Nissan dealership in Gwinnett County, and
Dealership gives woman car with wrong VIN number
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 6 days ago
A woman says she bought a car from a Nissan dealership in Gwinnett County, and later found out her car has the wrong VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) number. She told Channel 2 Action News nobody at the dealership would help her resolve this... Read more
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examiner.com
Woman's leg amputated after SUV jumps curb and struck her, her dog in Gwinnettlost control and so far no charges have been charged. They are also trying to f
Woman's leg amputated after SUV jumps curb and struck her, her dog in Gwinnett
examiner.com / Posted 6 days ago
lost control and so far no charges have been charged. They are also trying to find the victim’s dog, Allie, according to Gwinnett County police. "Everybody's been walking the neighborhood; my son Nick drove his 4-wheel drive down places looking... Read more
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ajc.com
Former Gwinnett commissioner faces campaign finance chargesA former Gwinnett County Commissioner faces more than $13,000 in penalties for
Former Gwinnett commissioner faces campaign finance charges
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
A former Gwinnett County Commissioner faces more than $13,000 in penalties for allegedly violating state campaign finance laws. On Thursday, the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission found probable cause that former... Read more
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ajc.com
Police seek suspects in good Samaritan shootingPoole, 24, allegedly shot 45-year-old Thomas Rushworth in the head, when Rushwo
Police seek suspects in good Samaritan shooting
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
Poole, 24, allegedly shot 45-year-old Thomas Rushworth in the head, when Rushworth tried to break up the fight. Gwinnett County police said they have identified the people responsible for shooting a good Samaritan after he tried to break... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Suspects named in Good Samaritan shootingGWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- Authorities have identified four suspects in the shooti
Suspects named in Good Samaritan shooting
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 6 days ago
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- Authorities have identified four suspects in the shooting of a man who was trying to break up a fight. Gwinnett County Police said 45-year-old Thomas Rushworth was shot in the head outside the Tavern at Medlock early June 18.... Read more
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examiner.com
Georgia man charged with beating and killing his father with a crowbarOn June 22, 2016 officers from the North Precinct of Gwinnett County Police wer
Georgia man charged with beating and killing his father with a crowbar
examiner.com / Posted 7 days ago
On June 22, 2016 officers from the North Precinct of Gwinnett County Police were summon to 5605 Bridle Glen Drive, via 911 Center after a dispatcher hear yelling and someone requesting police, after which the phone went dead. It was later found that... Read more
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