Top 15 most viewed web stories in 2012

Below are the top 15 most viewed stories in 2012 on the Gwinnett Daily Post website. Click on the headline to read the original story.

1. Cops: Drunk UGA fan groped, licked, flashed restaurant patrons

(DEC. 3) An intoxicated Georgia Bulldog fan allegedly wreaked havoc at two Dacula restaurants — groping, licking and flashing fellow patrons before being arrested.

2. Rare bacterial infection again leads to Gwinnett native's amputations

(JULY 31) The wife of a South Gwinnett teacher had her hands and feet amputated after falling victim to a rare bacterial infection born from dog saliva.

3. Family awarded $3 million in man's sex death

(JUNE 1) The family of a Lawrenceville man who died while engaged in a threesome has been awarded $3 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit.

4. Grayson's Nkemdiche decommits from Clemson

(NOV. 8) Grayson senior Robert Nkemdiche, the nation's No. 1 football prospect, has decommitted from Clemson, Rams head coach Mickey Conn confirmed.

5. Brookwood grad injured seriously by roadside bomb in Afghanistan

(MAY 1) A former Brookwood High School student and current Army infantryman is in serious condition after his vehicle was the target of a roadside bomb early Monday morning in Afghanistan.

6. Atlanta news anchor arrested in DUI crash

(NOV. 12) A news anchor for Fox 5 Atlanta has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after authorities say she caused a wrong-way crash on a city street.

7. Fallen tree smashes Snellville home, leads to arrest

(JUNE 13) A large tree fell Wednesday morning and smashed a Snellville home, inadvertently leading police to a stolen vehicle and the arrest of one of the house's residents.

8. 'Moonshine' bust a cultural misunderstanding?

(MAY 17) Authorities dismantle an alleged moonshine still in a Lawrenceville neighborhood, but associates of the accused have their doubts.

9. Woman leaps from car before it crashes, burns

(APRIL 26) A woman leapt from her car just before it struck a telephone pole and caught on fire, knocking out power service to portions of Lawrenceville.

10. Arrests, injuries few in brawl after high school football game

(OCT. 8) Moments after Collins Hill High School students rushed the home football turf of rival Peachtree Ridge, a brawl involving about 150 students broke out, requiring a response of more than 20 police officers and Sheriff's Department deputies to restore the peace.

11. Student killed in car crash after prom, 3 injured

(MAY 1) Johlonda Lindsey, a member of Meadowcreek High School's track team, died in a car accident shortly after midnight. Three other students were injured as they headed to a party after prom.

12. Lasseter pleads guilty to bribery charges, resigns from BOC

(JUNE 3) Gwinnett County Commissioner Shirley Lasseter, a seasoned government leader once praised for her motherly concern and reassuring presence in tense meetings, resigned from her post Thursday and pleaded guilty alongside her son in federal court to accepting bribes related to a real estate deal.

13. Former Collins Hill, North basketball player dies of rare condition

(AUG. 13) Former Collins Hill and North Gwinnett basketball player Andrew Anderson passed away after an extended battle with a rare strain of pneumonia.

14. South Gwinnett grad Aimee Copeland's survival chances grim

(MAY 8) The chances of survival for a South Gwinnett grad fighting for her life after a zip-lining accident are "slim to none," her father posted on Facebook.

15. Cops: Duluth man on bath salts had feces in his mouth

(JULY 25) A Duluth man arrested after a bath salts-fueled rampage had feces in his mouth and threatened to stab family members, police said.


NewsReader 2 years, 8 months ago

Had they published stories about Hollywood gossip and all that trash, those would have trumped these stories. It's what the general population finds important and is representative of the times we live in. Gotta love it.


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