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Tyler Estep

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Norcross High student hit by car while riding bike to school

Fifteen-year-old student suffered only minor injuries following crash at intersection of Medlock Bridge Road and Peachtree Industrial Boulevard.

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Two charged in armed robbery of Jimmy John’s driver

Both suspects also tied to two other armed robberies in Lawrenceville area.

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Suspect in year-long Craiglist iPhone scam arrested

Gwinnett County police believe Carey Carter, 21, is one of three men behind several thefts set up online and perpetrated at a Duluth-area Best Buy store.

Firefighters battle blaze, cold temperatures at vacant Auburn home

Long-vacant home on the 1700 block of Flowery Branch Road was destroyed in early morning fire.

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Bicyclist in critical condition after being struck by car

Thirty-year-old female bicyclist was struck early Tuesday morning at the Lawrenceville intersection of Hurricane Shoals and Collin Hill roads.

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Cops: Speed a contributing factor in fatal Lawrenceville crash

Kyle Campbell, 27, died in Monday evening crash on Club Drive.

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Gwinnett animal control officer under investigation for actions involving rottweiler

Witnesses have accused Gwinnett County Animal Control Officer Austin H. Fetner of abusing a rottweiler who had escaped from his yard.

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HIV positive Gwinnett man indicted for sex without disclosing illness

Suspect previously charged with similar crimes in Oregon, Indiana

James Allen Propes was arrested in July in connection with unprotected sex with women he met on Craigslist.

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Cops: Facebook friend request led to Duluth woman killing husband

Veronica Virginia Baptiste, 33, has been charged with the Nov. 1 murder of her husband, Ihsan Grant.

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Testimony: Father charged in son's 2013 death due to recent confessions

Kurt Vanpool, 34, has been charged with felony murder and second-degree cruelty to children in connection with his 2-year-old son’s oxycodone overdose on April 19, 2013.

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11 months after entering plea, Ed Kramer wants a trial

Dragon Con co-founder Ed Kramer, who entered a plea to three counts of child molestation last December, is now challenging his conviction and sentence.

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Ex-sheriff's deputy, fire investigator charged with sexual exploitation of a child

Jason Larry Eubanks, 46, is a former Rockdale County Sheriff’s Deputy. He was arrested Friday in Gwinnett County.

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Cops: Sex offender ejaculated on Walmart employee

Rasheed Ali Baker was arrested Thursday following Halloween incident at Lawrenceville Walmart.

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Cops: Father's oxycodone caused Hoschton toddler's death

Kurt Vanpool, 34, was arrested Thursday and charged with the April 19, 2013, death of his 2-year-old son.

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DA, sheriff's office clash over alleged inmate plea deal promise

An alleged rapist claims investigators offered him a reduced sentence in exchange for help in a case against an inmate. District Attorney Porter plans to fight it.

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Sheriff’s deputy accused of having sexual relationship with Gwinnett inmate

Lisa Ziglar, a 13-year veteran of the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office, was arrested Wednesday and charged with sexual assault.

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Second Gwinnett jail nurse arrested in less than a month, this time on drug charges

Theresa Smart is accused of stealing pills from the jail pharmacy and giving them to an inmate.

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Driver in fatal Snellville crash charged with reckless driving, ID's released

The single-car wreck happened on Highpoint Road at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday.

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P.K. Martin rolls to claim District 9 state Senate seat

Former Lawrenceville city councilman takes nearly two-thirds of unofficial votes cast.

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Duluth murder victim 'stabbed multiple times in neck,' possible motive unclear

Duluth police believe 37-year-old Ihsan Grant was killed Saturday morning by his wife, 33-year-old Veronica Baptiste.

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Supreme Court reverses conviction of Winder man who killed wife, hid body in well

James Morris Lynn Jr. had been convicted of killing his wife, Tonya, in 2011. The state’s highest court ruled evidence about wife’s extramarital affairs should have been allowed at trial.

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Suwanee pair charged with pilfering pumpkins from church's patch

Alex Covington, 25, and Jamie Whitt, 22, charged with theft by taking after incident at Buford First United Methodist Church.

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Trial for Lawrenceville man accused of killing toddler set to begin

John Randall Wyatt is accused of killing an acquaintance’s 2-year-old daughter on April 11, 2009.

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Mother accused of child abuse now her own attorney, asks for bond and DFCS records

Therian Wimbush, the wife of former Georgia Tech football star Recardo Wimbush, has decided to serve as her own attorney.

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Alleged serial shoplifter leads Snellville police on high-speed chase

Carl Ashley Thompson, wanted for shoplifting in at least five jurisdictions, drove at speeds in excess of 110 miles per hour while attempting to elude police.

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Woman, children hit by car at Lawrenceville intersection

Police: Victims “darted into traffic in a crosswalk against a ‘red hand.’”

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Fire, police officials offer Halloween safety tips | VIDEO

Advice was provided regarding trick-or-treating, costumes, driving, decorations and more.

District 105 rematch headlines Gwinnett's state house races

Incumbent Joyce Chandler and Democratic challenger Renita Hamilton will square off for second time.

Gwinnett MS-13 gang member given two life sentences

Remberto “Pitufo” Argueta, 27, of Lilburn, was sentenced Wednesday in United States District Court in Atlanta.

Some of Gwinnett's 471 sex offenders banned from participating in Halloween activities

Residents can visit the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office website to check their area or other addresses for nearby sex offenders.

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Cops: Suwanee man flipped car, fled, dropped used syringe in store

Kyle Roubaud, 27, was reportedly under the influence of methamphetamine when he dropped a used syringe on the floor of a Buford Best Buy store.

Different types of experience squaring off in Gwinnett solicitor race

Republican incumbent Rosanna Szabo is being challenged by Democratic defense attorney Gregory McKeithen.

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Suspects sought in three ‘sudden snatching’ jewelry robberies

Gwinnett County police released Monday surveillance photos from three robberies in Duluth, Lawrenceville and Snellville.

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Cops: Drunk woman was driving 91 mph when she caused fatal crash

Jessice Jean Peterson, 27, was arrested Saturday and charged with two counts of vehicular homicide and DUI-child endangerment, among other offenses.

Decomposed human remains found in Barrow County

The remains, which consisted of “approximately 65 percent of the deceased person’s bones,” had not yet been identified.

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Beer lovers enjoy Grayson’s fifth-annual ‘Blues and Brews’ festival

Nearly three dozen breweries offered samples of their wares Saturday at Grayson Community Park.

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Stream clean-up helps mark 15th anniversary of Great Days of Service | VIDEO | PHOTOS

About 20 volunteers pulled more than a dump truck full of trash from the Lucky Shoals Park area.

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Buford woman's dog shot by Gwinnett County police officer

Dog owner: “Police shouldn’t just shoot dogs. It just shouldn’t happen. There are so many other ways … It just seems like there’s just such a disregard for life in general.”

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Gwinnett woman, her battle emblazoned on billboards, gets her kidney transplant

Mandie Hale received a new kidney on Oct. 2.

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Detective: Alleged garage groper tied to previous incidents

Syed Momin Ali, 23, is accused of sexually assaulting a woman inside her Suwanee garage. A detective testified Thursday that he has been tied to an earlier incident in a nearby subdivision.

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Gwinnett man among 18 arrested in statewide child porn sweep

Grayson resident Glasford Simpson was arrested Wednesday in the GBI-led crackdown dubbed “Operation MasqueRAID.”

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Suspect leads police to alleged drug activity, prostitution at Norcross hotel

A man arrested on drug charges pointed Norcross police to illegal activity at the Garden Plaza Hotel on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard.

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Lawrenceville murder suspect on the loose, armed and dangerous

On Tuesday, Lawrenceville police identified 21-year-old Anthony Meguil Luis Banks as a suspect in the Oct. 10 shooting outside the Tailgators Sports Bar and Grill.

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Suwanee woman helps capture her alleged sexual assailant

Syed Momin Ali, 23, was arrested Wednesday afternoon, just hours after allegedly putting his hand down the pants of an unsuspecting Suwanee woman.

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Family: Man who killed mother failed by mental health system

Clayton Kirk, 26, has been charged with the murder of his mother. He is diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia.

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Teen murder victim was JROTC member, expectant father

Andre Mclean, 19, and his 13-year-old sister were shot and killed Tuesday in Peachtree Corners. Police believe their uncle shot them and two other family members before turning the gun on himself.

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Two teens among 3 dead in Peachtree Corners shooting, 2 others injured

Gwinnett County police are investigating a double homicide at 6505 Bannor Lane in Peachtree Corners.

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Nurse accused of arranging sexual encounters with Gwinnett jail inmate

Cheryl Lynn Bates, 44, was arrested Friday and charged with sexual assault of an individual in custody.

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Pepper spraying shoplifter ID’d, not in custody

Duluth police believe Kahala Johnson pepper sprayed an employee at a Duluth Walmart store last week.

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Man shot, killed outside Lawrenceville sports bar

Terrence Danta Robinson, 37, was killed Friday outside Tailgators Sports Bar and Grill on Hurricane Shoals Road.