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Police: Witnesses stop mother on DUI ride with her son in car

Witness told police they followed the woman after seeing her driving on sidewalks and in ditches.

Snellville man drowns in Bartow County

Ryan Tyndall was swimming out to retrieve a float, authorities said.

Study: Duluth, Suwanee among state's safest cities

Movoto Real Estate Blog used FBI data to compile the list.

Lawrenceville man wins nearly $400,000 in lottery

Joseph Brick bought his Fantasy 5 ticket at Exxon Food Mart on Duluth Highway.

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Teen helps kids escape burning house

The teen was babysitting the children, 2 and 3, when she awoke from a nap to find smoke in the house.

At Gwinnett Tech, perfect surgical technology exam streak continues

The perfect performance of the 12 graduating seniors extends the 100 percent pass rate to four years at Gwinnett Tech. The test assesses practical knowledge and skills in the field and awards the credential of Certified Surgical Technologist.

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Specialty sandwich shop chain coming to Gwinnett

The location will be the company’s first in Georgia.

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Food Truck Friday returns to Suwanee

Food Truck Friday is back and Rupert’s Orchestra is scheduled to perform.

Property tax bills in the mail

Payment is due by Oct. 1.

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Mall of Georgia extends hours for Tax Free weekend

The mall will open an hour earlier than usual on Friday and Saturday.

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GBI assigning full-time agent to unsolved murder case

Anita Redmon, 63, of Lilburn, was killed in a robbery attempt at an entrance gate to Stone Mountain Park in 2005.

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Cold case murder suspect now in Gwinnett County jail

Gerson Salmeron-Diaz has been charged with the 2008 murder of a Sugar Hill woman.

Senior issues on the agenda for woman’s club workshop

A panel of speakers, including state Sen. Renee Unterman, will address attendees on issues of importance to senior citizens.

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Haagen-Dazs opening at Mall of Georgia pushed back

The Mall of Georgia location is the ice cream retailer’s only Gwinnett shop.

Unemployment rate rises in metro area

Gwinnett’s unemployment rate remains below the metro Atlanta area average.

Decorated veteran, bestselling author to visit Gwinnett

Luis Carlos Montalván, a New York Times bestselling author, will be the featured author during the “One Book, One Community” countywide reading program.

GAB: Mall of Georgia to host back-to-school event

The Mall of Georgia will host a Kidgits back-to-school event just before its final Movies Under The Starts concert and movie screening on Saturday, July 26.

Family suing Gwinnett apartment complex where innocent man was killed

Kevin Pierre was shot and killed outside the Bradford Gwinnett Apartments in April.

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Family of six displaced by suspected arson

Investigators found evidence of fires intentionally set in multiple rooms of the home, according to the fire department.

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Buford couple sacrifices for needy residents | VIDEO | PHOTOS

Joe and Elva Padilla live with their children so they can afford to work their charity full-time.

Duluth video industry company expanding

Due to recent growth, Clearleap Inc. is moving to a large space on Breckinridge Boulevard.

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Pet specialty retailer to open first Gwinnett location

Unleashed by Petco is a smaller, more community-focused version of the Petco retail stores.

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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Woodall: Lawsuit defends Congress' 'rightful authority'

A resolution was introduced this week authorizing the House to bring suit against President Obama.

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Former nurse gets jail time for sedative-induced wreck

Beverly Lynne Wilkins’ attorney says her client deeply regrets her actions.

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Gwinnett pulls ladder trucks from service after Hall Co. firefighters injured

Gwinnett County fire department uses same trucks that malfunctioned in two recent incidents elsewhere.

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