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Family: Kelly Gissendaner’s murdered husband ‘is the true victim’

The family of Doug Gissendaner released a statement Wednesday amid flurry of support for Georgia’s only death row inmate.

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Now-former Planned PEThood employee charged with animal cruelty

Tifani Chavon Collins is accused of stealing a post-op painkiller for animals and replacing it with a human-only tranquilizer that could kill pets.

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Alleged sex trafficker accused of forcing underage girl into prostitution

Quantavious Lee Jackson, 22, was arrested Monday for crimes dating back to November.

Cops: Preliminary investigation suggests man not killed by officer’s gunshot

Incident occurred at the 3800 block of Jackson Shoals Road.

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Former Ga. Dems head, Grayson attorney pleads guilty to fraud

Mike Berlon agreed to repay $2 million to 14 victims.

Execution of Kelly Gissendaner postponed due to drug issue

Due to an issue with the lethal injection drugs, the execution of Kelly Gissendaner was postponed late Monday night.

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Investigators probing Loganville arson

Firefighters responded to the small blaze on Sunday afternoon.

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50th Gwinnett ‘most wanted’ suspect arrested

Timothy Dejuan Stone was booked Friday.

Police: Domestic dispute led to Lawrenceville double shooting

Police officers were called to the Lawrenceville home at about 10:30 p.m. on Sunday after a woman dialed 911.

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Faith leaders, friends, family gather for vigil in support of Kelly Gissendaner

More than 100 people gathered for the vigil Sunday night at Emory University.

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Stolen No. 44 NASCAR race car found in Gwinnett

The race car, in the area for the NASCAR events at Atlanta Motor Speedway, was reported stolen from a hotel in Morrow by the Morrow Police Department.

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Report: Angry with pregnancy, man kicks girlfriend in stomach

Toby Milsap was arrested Monday.

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Sheriff’s ‘most wanted’ arrest total nears 50

The 48th suspect turned himself in last week.

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Norcross taxi driver and son fight back against, stab would-be robber

Demarcus Antonio Mathis Jr. has been detained after being stabbed during an attempted taxi robbery outside Norcross’ Meadowood Commons apartment complex.

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Police seek suspect, witness in Peachtree Corners pedestrian hit and run

The Gwinnett County Police Department says the pedestrian had serious injuries.