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Top 10 most popular stories from April 21-27

Below are the top 10 most viewed stories during the week of April 21-27, 2014 on the Gwinnett Daily Post website. Click on the link to see what you may have missed.

» Lilburn native pleads guilty in 2011 murder of Mercer law student

A 28-year-old Lilburn native pleaded guilty on Monday to killing and dismembering a fellow graduate and disposing of her remains in a trash dumpster outside an apartment building where they both lived.

» New restaurant opens in Norcross depot, while former proprietor opens another spot

Luis Fernandez opened The Crossing inside the depot location, while Ken Weatherford opened his new eatery, MacKenzie’s Restaurant and Tap Room, less than three miles away at 4790 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in the city of Berkeley Lake.

» Gwinnett schools receive mixed results in latest College and Career Ready results

The results of the College and Career Ready Performance Index were released last week.

» Embattled Buford cattle farmer says he'll give up cows

Gwinnett County animal control began investigating after several of his cattle died and others were found to be emaciated.

» Prom held at rehab facility for Mountain View student seriously injured in car accident

Abbie Williamson, a junior at Mountain View, was critically injured in a car accident on Feb. 25.

» Gwinnett couple leading lawsuit challenging Georgia's gay marriage law

Snellville residents Christopher Inniss and Shelton Stroman are the lead plaintiffs in a class action suit filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

» U.S. News ranks GSMST No. 3 in country, two other schools among top 20 in Georgia

U.S. News ranked the Gwinnett School of Math, Science and Technology the No. 3 high school in the country, while Norcross and Parkview were ranked in the top 20 in Georgia.

» Greater Atlanta Christian parts ways with legendary baseball coach Cliff Shelton

The longtime coaching career of Cliff Shelton, Gwinnett County’s career leader in wins, is over at Greater Atlanta Christian.

» Bomb threat evacuates Gwinnett high school

A bomb threat at Berkmar High delayed dismissal on Thursday afternoon, a short time after students reported a suspicious person in a field near the school.

» Sister takes blame during Norcross woman's hearing on fatal hit-and-run

Ruth Escobar, 50, has been charged in the April 13 hit-and-run death of 85-year-old Kanaiylal Patel. During a preliminary hearing Thursday, her sister took the stand — and the blame.