June 22, 2011
Photo by Brian Giandelone
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A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked parts of Georgia's strict new law targeting illegal immigration from taking effect, including a provision that authorizes police to check the immigration status of suspects without proper identification and to detain illegal immigrants.
Even though many residents don't like it, a judge said Gwinnett County's decision to charge solid waste and stormwater fees on tax bills is constitutional.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- The families of two Dacula teens who drowned after falling through an iced-over subdivision pond last year are suing for millions, claiming Fire Department rescuers and neighborhood leaders were negligent in preventing the deaths.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Lawrenceville resident Zeljko Zekic, 48, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to lying to federal immigration officials about his place of residence and employment during the Bosnian War of 1992 to 1995.
LAWRENCEVILLE — A doctor testified Tuesday that Ashley Schutt exhibits all the classic symptoms of battered person’s syndrome and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, which factored not only into her husband’s slaying, but the “whopper” of a lie she told police.
LAWRENCEVILLE — The murder trial for a woman accused of gunning down her daughter-in-law at a Snellville Target store while disguised as a man could begin today, a prosecutor said.
LAWRENCEVILLE — One glance at Greg Schutt’s body, and Gwinnett police Investigator Roy Mangrum knew it wasn’t the work of home-invasion robbers who’d selected a victim at random. Something more vindictive and personal was at play.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- After midnight on July 25, 2009, Greg Schutt was engaged in a favorite hobby of his, online gaming. At 1:30 a.m., he signed off, telling fellow gamers his wife had just arrived home from work -- a night-shift gig at a Newton County call center -- and that the couple planned to watch a new DVD of the television vampire series "True Blood."