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13 WMAZ Macon
Men accused of movie money scam arresteddown at those fraudulent $100 bills, you're really quickly looking at it you wo
Men accused of movie money scam arrested
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 15 hours ago
down at those fraudulent $100 bills, you're really quickly looking at it you would think it was a real $100 bill," said Gwinnett County Police Cpl. Michele Pihera. "But the more you look at it you can see that it says movie prop money only or... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Men accused of scamming car sellers with movie money arresteddown at those fraudulent $100 bills, you're really quickly looking at it you wo
Men accused of scamming car sellers with movie money arrested
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 18 hours ago
down at those fraudulent $100 bills, you're really quickly looking at it you would think it was a real $100 bill," said Gwinnett County Police Cpl. Michele Pihera. "But the more you look at it you can see that it says movie prop money only or... Read more
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WALB Albany
2 of 3 suspects caught after fake movie money used at Walmartcaught after fake movie money used at Walmart (Source: Gwinnett County police)
2 of 3 suspects caught after fake movie money used at Walmart
WALB Albany / Posted 20 hours ago
caught after fake movie money used at Walmart (Source: Gwinnett County police) Two suspects are now in custody after an elaborate scheme involving $1,000 in fake movie money that... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
2 of 3 suspects caught after fake movie money used at Walmartcaught after fake movie money used at Walmart (Source: Gwinnett County police)
2 of 3 suspects caught after fake movie money used at Walmart
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 20 hours ago
caught after fake movie money used at Walmart (Source: Gwinnett County police) Two suspects are now in custody after an elaborate scheme involving $1,000 in fake movie money that... Read more
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WALB Albany
Warrant: Accused killer of mother and son committed other crimes hours earlierwe have members of our society that would be willing to exact this level of vio
Warrant: Accused killer of mother and son committed other crimes hours earlier
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
we have members of our society that would be willing to exact this level of violence against another human being," said Gwinnett County Police Corporal Deon Washington. James Sramek was an aspiring rap star. His Facebook profile boasts several... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Warrant: Accused killer of mother and son committed other crimes hours earliermovie picture money to purchase carsScammers use movie picture money to purchas
Warrant: Accused killer of mother and son committed other crimes hours earlier
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
movie picture money to purchase carsScammers use movie picture money to purchase cars Source: Gwinnett Police Department Gwinnett County police are investigating a scam that involved the use of movie picture money to purchase cars. Gwinnett... Read more
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WALB Albany
Man accused of torturing, killing aspiring rapper and his mother due in courtwe have members of our society that would be willing to exact this level of vio
Man accused of torturing, killing aspiring rapper and his mother due in court
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
we have members of our society that would be willing to exact this level of violence against another human being," said Gwinnett County Police Corporal Deon Washington. James was an aspiring rap star. His Facebook profile has several pictures... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Man accused in torture, killing of aspiring rapper and his mother due in courtwe have members of our society that would be willing to exact this level of vio
Man accused in torture, killing of aspiring rapper and his mother due in court
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
we have members of our society that would be willing to exact this level of violence against another human being," said Gwinnett County Police Corporal Deon Washington. Early on, his sister Jamie Arvia told CBS46 she thinks it's possible her... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Residents selling cars scammed with movie moneymoney is costing locals big bucks as the phony currency has yet again been used
Residents selling cars scammed with movie money
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 3 days ago
money is costing locals big bucks as the phony currency has yet again been used to scam them out of big ticket items. Gwinnett County police said that on two occasions on Aug. 14, locals selling their vehicles through a phone app called 5Miles... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Residents selling cars scammed with movie moneymoney is costing locals big bucks as the phony currency has yet again been used
Residents selling cars scammed with movie money
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
money is costing locals big bucks as the phony currency has yet again been used to scam them out of big ticket items. Gwinnett County police said that on two occasions on Aug. 14, locals selling their vehicles through a phone app called 5Miles... Read more
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ajc.com
Movie prop money used to buy cars in Gwinnett CountyThe rash of people passing movie prop money in Georgia has escalated into the c
Movie prop money used to buy cars in Gwinnett County
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
The rash of people passing movie prop money in Georgia has escalated into the car business. Gwinnett County police are investigating another scam involving the fake tender, this time centered on the purchase of two vehicles on the same day. Joseph... Read more
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WALB Albany
Scammers use movie picture money to purchase carsGwinnett County police are investigating a scam in which two people used movie
Scammers use movie picture money to purchase cars
WALB Albany / Posted 3 days ago
Gwinnett County police are investigating a scam in which two people used movie picture money to purchase cars. According to authorities, a man sold his 2001 Volkswagon Beetle using the app 5Miles. The buyer gave him thirteen $100 bills for the car.... Read more
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ajc.com
Gwinnett police charge 3 in fake money caseGwinnett County police say they have identified three people in connection with
Gwinnett police charge 3 in fake money case
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
Gwinnett County police say they have identified three people in connection with the use of movie prop money recently at a Wal-Mart in Buford. A man and two women, one of whom was the cashier who accepted the money, are at large, police spokeswoman... Read more
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ajc.com
Homeless man arrested in connection with Gwinnett hotel robberywas wanted on charges of robbery by sudden snatching, was arrested around 3 a.m
Homeless man arrested in connection with Gwinnett hotel robbery
ajc.com / Posted 5 days ago
was wanted on charges of robbery by sudden snatching, was arrested around 3 a.m. at a parking lot on Holcomb Bridge Road, Gwinnett County police said. While doing an “area check” in the parking lot, the officer saw a white van with two people... Read more
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Forsyth County News
Weapons taken after truck smashes into Buford storeHighway, showed a full-size gray Dodge truck with a hard-shell camper top smash
Weapons taken after truck smashes into Buford store
Forsyth County News / Posted 5 days ago
Highway, showed a full-size gray Dodge truck with a hard-shell camper top smash through a wall and window, according to a Gwinnett County Police press release. The suspects then went into the store and took the weapons. The truck was seen leaving... Read more
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WALB Albany
Drivers dig deeper for convenient commutelane. Burglars crash truck into gun range, several guns stolenBurglars crash t
Drivers dig deeper for convenient commute
WALB Albany / Posted 5 days ago
lane. Burglars crash truck into gun range, several guns stolenBurglars crash truck into gun range, several guns stolen Gwinnett County Police are searching for thieves accused of crashing a truck into a gun range, stealing several weapons and... Read more
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WALB Albany
Burglars crash truck into gun range, several guns stolenGwinnett County Police are searching for thieves accused of crashing a truck in
Burglars crash truck into gun range, several guns stolen
WALB Albany / Posted 6 days ago
Gwinnett County Police are searching for thieves accused of crashing a truck into a gun range, stealing several weapons and fleeing the scene. The incident happened around 5:15 a.m. Saturday morning at Dead Center Indoor Gun Range on Buford Highway... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Burglars crash truck into gun range, several guns stolenGwinnett County Police are searching for thieves accused of crashing a truck in
Burglars crash truck into gun range, several guns stolen
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
Gwinnett County Police are searching for thieves accused of crashing a truck into a gun range, stealing several weapons and fleeing the scene. The incident happened around 5:15 a.m. Saturday morning at Dead Center Indoor Gun Range on Buford Highway... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Cops: Suspects drive pickup through wall, steal guns from shopBUFORD, Ga. -- Gwinnett County Police are are investigating after they say susp
Cops: Suspects drive pickup through wall, steal guns from shop
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 6 days ago
BUFORD, Ga. -- Gwinnett County Police are are investigating after they say suspects used a pickup truck to smash through a gun shop's wall to steal weapons. At 5:15 Sunday morning, police said they responded to the Dead Center Gun and Indoor Range... Read more
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WALB Albany
Suspects crash truck into gun range, several guns stolen Source: Gwinnett County Police Twitter The search is on for suspects accused
Suspects crash truck into gun range, several guns stolen
WALB Albany / Posted 6 days ago
Source: Gwinnett County Police Twitter The search is on for suspects accused of crashing their truck into a Gwinnett County gun range,... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Suspects crash truck into gun range, several guns stolen Source: Gwinnett County Police Twitter The search is on for suspects accused
Suspects crash truck into gun range, several guns stolen
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
Source: Gwinnett County Police Twitter The search is on for suspects accused of crashing their truck into a Gwinnett County gun range,... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Police identify 5 suspects arrested in fatal Lawrenceville shootingLAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Gwinnett County police are reporting one death in a shoot
Police identify 5 suspects arrested in fatal Lawrenceville shooting
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 6 days ago
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Gwinnett County police are reporting one death in a shooting outside of Lawrenceville late Friday, after what appears to be a drug deal gone bad. Police said the incident happened at the Lake Sweetwater Apartments on Sweetwater... Read more
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WALB Albany
Suspects in custody in shooting death of Gwinnett County manin Marriott armed robberyGCPD seeking information in Marriott armed robbery Se
Suspects in custody in shooting death of Gwinnett County man
WALB Albany / Posted 7 days ago
in Marriott armed robberyGCPD seeking information in Marriott armed robbery Security footage of suspect pointing gun The Gwinnett County Police Department are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Courtyard by Marriott in Norcross,... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Suspects in custody in shooting death of Gwinnett County manin Marriott armed robberyGCPD seeking information in Marriott armed robbery Se
Suspects in custody in shooting death of Gwinnett County man
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 7 days ago
in Marriott armed robberyGCPD seeking information in Marriott armed robbery Security footage of suspect pointing gun The Gwinnett County Police Department are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Courtyard by Marriott in Norcross,... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
One dead after shooting outside of LawrencevilleLAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Gwinnett County police are reporting one death in a shoot
One dead after shooting outside of Lawrenceville
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 8 days ago
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Gwinnett County police are reporting one death in a shooting outside of Lawrenceville late Friday. Police said the incident happened at the Lake Sweetwater Apartments on Sweetwater Road. They responded after receiving a call... Read more
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ajc.com
Police ID man in Gwinnett hotel robberygave the man $20 and a pizza as payment. A surveillance photo shows a man taki
Police ID man in Gwinnett hotel robbery
ajc.com / Posted 8 days ago
gave the man $20 and a pizza as payment. A surveillance photo shows a man taking money from a Norcross hotel. (Credit: Gwinnett County Police) The man told the manager he was originally from Ohio and had been arrested in Georgia for burglary,... Read more
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ajc.com
Gwinnett police add drone to their investigative arsenalThe Gwinnett County Police Department has added a drone to its investigative ar
Gwinnett police add drone to their investigative arsenal
ajc.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Gwinnett County Police Department has added a drone to its investigative arsenal. The device is currently being used to investigate serious traffic accidents, with the department's two certified officers using it to fly over incident scenes and... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Two men use handgun to rob Marriott Hotel in Norcrosshandgun to rob a Courtyard by Marriott on Saturday, August 13. This happened s
Two men use handgun to rob Marriott Hotel in Norcross
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 10 days ago
handgun to rob a Courtyard by Marriott on Saturday, August 13. This happened shortly after 8p.m. at 6235 McDonough Drive. Gwinnett County Police say one of the suspects pointed his rifle at the front desk clerk and demanded money, while the other... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Second arrest made in fatal-hitGWINNETT COUNTY, GA. - A second suspect has been arrested following a Gwinnett
Second arrest made in fatal-hit
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 10 days ago
GWINNETT COUNTY, GA. - A second suspect has been arrested following a Gwinnett County Police investigation of a fatal accident which occurred earlier this month. According to authorities, Richard Grant was test driving a GMC truck when he ran over a... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Missing GA man located safely in NCeach other in separate vehicles. The friend alerted police of Wiggins disappear
Missing GA man located safely in NC
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 11 days ago
each other in separate vehicles. The friend alerted police of Wiggins disappearance after not seeing him for two days. Gwinnett County Police Department released an update Tuesday afternoon stating that Wiggins had been safely located by the... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Movie money used in Walmart scamBUFORD, GA. - Gwinnett County police are searching for the duo that used more t
Movie money used in Walmart scam
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 12 days ago
BUFORD, GA. - Gwinnett County police are searching for the duo that used more than $1,000 in movie money at a Buford Walmart. The fake cash looked like real $100 bills, except it was stamped with "FOR MOTION PICTURE USE ONLY". Gwinnett County... Read more
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Forsyth County News
Police: 2 suspects used motion picture money for lawn equipmentused $1,000 of fraudulent, “motion picture” money to buy lawn equipment last mo
Police: 2 suspects used motion picture money for lawn equipment
Forsyth County News / Posted 12 days ago
used $1,000 of fraudulent, “motion picture” money to buy lawn equipment last month at a Buford Wal-Mart, police said. Gwinnett County Police are hoping to identify the man and the woman seen on surveillance cameras July 19 at the Sardis Church... Read more
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WALB Albany
Suspects accused of using fraudulent motion picture money at Walmartpicture money at Walmart These two suspects are accused of using fake money to
Suspects accused of using fraudulent motion picture money at Walmart
WALB Albany / Posted 12 days ago
picture money at Walmart These two suspects are accused of using fake money to purchase items at a Buford Walmart. Source: Gwinnett County Police Department Gwinnett County police say two people are suspected of using motion picture money to make... Read more
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ajc.com
Fake money used for $1,000 purchase at Gwinnett Wal-MartBeware: The illegal use of movie prop money appears to have reached metro Atlan
Fake money used for $1,000 purchase at Gwinnett Wal-Mart
ajc.com / Posted 12 days ago
Beware: The illegal use of movie prop money appears to have reached metro Atlanta. The Gwinnett County Police Department is looking for a man and a woman in connection with a $1,000 purchase made at a Wal-Mart using the fake money. The incident... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Movie money used in Walmart scamBUFORD, GA. - Gwinnett County police are searching for the duo that used more t
Movie money used in Walmart scam
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 12 days ago
BUFORD, GA. - Gwinnett County police are searching for the duo that used more than $1,000 in movie money at a Buford Walmart. The fake cash looked like real $100 bills, except it was stamped with "FOR MOTION PICTURE USE ONLY". Gwinnett County... Read more
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ajc.com
After 50-plus years, convicted Gwinnett cop killer dies in prisonmatter. Alec Evans, the man who'd spent more than half a century in prison for
After 50-plus years, convicted Gwinnett cop killer dies in prison
ajc.com / Posted 15 days ago
matter. Alec Evans, the man who'd spent more than half a century in prison for killing Everett's uncle and two other Gwinnett County police officers, was dead. "It was just a very different kind of closure," Everett said. "I immediately... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Taylor victimized othersNORCROSS, GA -- Gwinnett County Police investigators said Friday that murder vi
Taylor victimized others
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 15 days ago
NORCROSS, GA -- Gwinnett County Police investigators said Friday that murder victims James and Nicola Sramek were not the only victims of suspect Rickey Taylor. Investigators said that over the course of the day, Taylor broke into several... Read more
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ajc.com
Gwinnett police officer puts effort in good deeds not just bad...Brett Shirley, who works for the Gwinnett County Police Department, is no longe
Gwinnett police officer puts effort in good deeds not just bad...
ajc.com / Posted 15 days ago
Brett Shirley, who works for the Gwinnett County Police Department, is no longer surprised when residents of certain neighborhoods in Buford approach him to say hello. He’s experiencing these friendly encounters more frequently as he becomes... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Woman's skull, bones found in suitcase on Georgia interstateinvestigation into the macabre case began after a state construction worker fou
Woman's skull, bones found in suitcase on Georgia interstate
Savannah Morning News / Posted 15 days ago
investigation into the macabre case began after a state construction worker found the remains July 29. On Friday, Gwinnett County police released a description of the clothes found along with the remains: a black Miley Cyrus hoodie... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
US: Woman’s skull, bones along with ‘Victoria’s Secret’ pants found in suitcaseinvestigation into the macabre case began after a state construction worker fou
US: Woman’s skull, bones along with ‘Victoria’s Secret’ pants found in suitcase
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 days ago
investigation into the macabre case began after a state construction worker found the remains July 29. On Friday, Gwinnett County police released a description of the clothes found along with the remains: a black Miley Cyrus hoodie... Read more
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Salon.com
Woman’s skull, bones found in suitcase on Georgia interstateinvestigation into the macabre case began after a state construction worker fou
Woman’s skull, bones found in suitcase on Georgia interstate
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
investigation into the macabre case began after a state construction worker found the remains July 29. On Friday, Gwinnett County police released a description of the clothes found along with the remains: a black Miley Cyrus hoodie... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Woman's remains found in suitcase on Georgia interstateThe investigation into the macabre case began after a state construction worker
Woman's remains found in suitcase on Georgia interstate
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 15 days ago
The investigation into the macabre case began after a state construction worker found the remains July 29. On Friday, Gwinnett County police released a description of the clothes found along with the remains: a black Miley Cyrus hoodie sweatshirt,... Read more
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Forsyth County News
Police release clothing description connected to bones found along I-985Gwinnett County Police on Friday released information about clothing connected
Police release clothing description connected to bones found along I-985
Forsyth County News / Posted 15 days ago
Gwinnett County Police on Friday released information about clothing connected to a woman’s skull and bones found July 29 along Interstate 985 in Buford. Investigators are working to identify the bones, which they believe belong to a woman between... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Skull and bones in suitcase found wearing Miley Cyrus hoodie, pink sneakersimages of the items that are not the actual clothes found. The cause of death
Skull and bones in suitcase found wearing Miley Cyrus hoodie, pink sneakers
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 15 days ago
images of the items that are not the actual clothes found. The cause of death is still being determined, according to the Gwinnett County Police Department. Investigators are working to identify the woman. "It’s not only vital that we solve the... Read more
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ajc.com
Man accused of torturing Gwinnett mother, son charged with murderA Norcross man accused of torturing a mother and her son at an apartment was ar
Man accused of torturing Gwinnett mother, son charged with murder
ajc.com / Posted 16 days ago
A Norcross man accused of torturing a mother and her son at an apartment was arrested by Gwinnett County police Thursday. Rickey Taylor, 28, is charged with murder, armed robbery and false imprisonment in the death of Nicola Sramek and her son James... Read more
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WALB Albany
Minor Elementary School locked down during manhuntDEVELOPING Gwinnett County Police said they've locked down Minor Elementary Sc
Minor Elementary School locked down during manhunt
WALB Albany / Posted 16 days ago
DEVELOPING Gwinnett County Police said they've locked down Minor Elementary School in Lilburn as they search for burglary suspects. Gwinnett County... Read more
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ajc.com
Charges filed in crash that injured 4 Gwinnett teensthree other teens to the hospital. She was speeding and should not have had th
Charges filed in crash that injured 4 Gwinnett teens
ajc.com / Posted 16 days ago
three other teens to the hospital. She was speeding and should not have had the other passengers in her car, police said. Gwinnett County police announced Wednesday the charges against Ashlyn Boyd, who was driving a during the June 20 crash on... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Beauty, Brains & Faith founder hopes to empower womenin death of rapper, his motherAspiring rapper, mother were tortured before murd
Beauty, Brains & Faith founder hopes to empower women
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 16 days ago
in death of rapper, his motherAspiring rapper, mother were tortured before murder Source: James Sramek via Facebook Gwinnett County police found the bodies of a mother and son inside Barrington Hills apartment in Norcross, Sunday night, and... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
11 ways to have a great back to school dayin death of rapper, his motherAspiring rapper, mother were tortured before murd
11 ways to have a great back to school day
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 16 days ago
in death of rapper, his motherAspiring rapper, mother were tortured before murder Source: James Sramek via Facebook Gwinnett County police found the bodies of a mother and son inside Barrington Hills apartment in Norcross, Sunday night, and... Read more
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ajc.com
Part of Scenic Highway shut down due to crashAll northbound lanes of Scenic Highway near Annistown Road in Snellville are sh
Part of Scenic Highway shut down due to crash
ajc.com / Posted 16 days ago
All northbound lanes of Scenic Highway near Annistown Road in Snellville are shut down due to a crash. Gwinnett County police tweeted the news shortly before 8:30 a.m. Thursday. Few other details were released. ALL NB LANES OF SR124 @ ANNISTOWN... Read more
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