Top 10 most popular stories for Sept. 24-30

Below are the top 10 most viewed stories during the week of Sept. 24-30, 2012 on the Gwinnett Daily Post website. Click on the link to see what you may have missed.

Gator makes neighbors uneasy in Lawrenceville pond

A three-foot-long alligator who has found a home in a Lawrenceville pond has some neighbors on edge.

Victim, cause ID'd in fatal rush-hour crash

Gwinnett police on Tuesday identified a motorcyclist killed in a chain-reaction, rush-hour crash Monday as a 38-year-old McDonough man.

Principal: Students posted about attacks on school

A group of students at Mountain View High School allegedly shared plans on Facebook to carry out a violent attack at the school.

Buford pastor charged with child molestation

A Gwinnett County pastor faces charges of child molestation that stem from his relationship with a young girl several years ago.

Dacula driver charged in motorcyclist's death

A Dacula man allegedly plowed over traffic pylons at high speeds to avoid rush-hour traffic before causing a chain-reaction crash that killed a motorcyclist.

Fatal West Nile case reported in Gwinnett

Two cases of West Nile virus, including one fatal, have been reported in Gwinnett County in recent weeks, health officials said.

Man's bizzare outfit at mall leads to arrest

Police say the outfit gave the man the appearance of a human bomb and alarmed employees, while the suspect countered it was merely his personal style.

Cops: Man claimed to be the devil, set van on fire

A Middle Georgia man had to be tasered and dragged away from a van he set on fire outside a Duluth hotel last week.

Dacula driver killed in collision with semi

Charges are pending in an early morning collision Thursday that killed a Dacula man whose vehicle became wedged beneath a tractor-trailer.

Former Buford athlete undergoes spinal surgery after wreck

Former standout Buford football player Devin Durden, the oldest of Wolves head girls basketball coach Gene Durden’s four children, was severely injured in a motorcycle accident Wednesday near the Mall of Georgia.