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Top 10 most popular stories from June 24-30

Below are the top 10 most viewed stories during the week of June 24-30, 2013 on the Gwinnett Daily Post website. Click on the link to see what you may have missed.

» Man identified in weekend drowning

Authorities say Lindy James Murdock, 33, died last week, after friends called 911 saying the man had slipped off a raft into the water.

» 2 women charged in alleged illegal day care

Two women were charged with cruelty to children after parents and Lilburn Police found 10 children, from eight months old to 10-years-old, left unattended for at least 30 minutes.

» Gwinnett man on a 'Jeopardy!' winning streak

A test prep instructor from Buford won his sixth consecutive game of JEOPARDY! in an episode that aired last week.

» Fire breaks out at pizza restaurant

Firefighters responded to a pizza restaurant early Wednesday morning after a passerby reported seeing smoke coming from the shopping center.

» New stores at Sugarloaf Mills Mall

Sugarloaf Mills Mall is welcoming four new stores to its location.

» Local man drowns in Utah lake

A 61-year-old Snellville man drowned in a Utah lake last week while trying to help his wife. His body was recovered on Wednesday.

» 6-hour standoff with former cop ends peacefully

A former Statham police officer voluntarily ended a six-hour standoff on Wednesday after a friend called 911 to report that he made suicidal threats.

» Ranger shot at Buford Dam Park

Authorities believe the woman who shot a park ranger near the Buford Dam Wednesday night may have been attempting to commit “suicide by cop.”

» 31 dying cats pulled from Snellville hotel room

Thirty-one dying cats -- and one 19-year-old boy with cerebral palsy -- are what Snellville police and Gwinnett County animal control officers allegedly found inside the room at Crestwood Suites.

» Teen, parents charged in wreck that killed 17-year-old

A Lilburn teen and his parents are facing criminal charges of various severity after the single-car crash that claimed the life of 17-year-old Paul Anderson-Strickland.