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Tyler Estep

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Unidentified man robbed Norcross Walmart at knifepoint

Gwinnett County police need help identifying suspect in Jan. 30 robbery at Walmart on Jimmy Carter Boulevard.

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Feds indict former Gwinnett temple leader on 32 counts

Annamalai Annamalai, 48, was indicted Friday, the result of longstanding allegations of fraud against members of the Hindu Temple of Georgia

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Former Norcross star, Alabama signee Alvin Kamara arrested

Kamara was arrested in Gwinnett on charges including driving on a suspended license and failure to appear.

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Business owners chip in to help flower shop prepare for Valentine's Day

When weather iced out seasonal help at Huff’s Flowers in downtown Lawrenceville, other shop owners helped cut flowers and fill orders.

Multiple accidents reported on I-85 Thursday afternoon

The Georgia State Patrol was working four separate incidents on Interstate 85 in Gwinnett Thursday afternoon.

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Twins found guilty in murder with Winder connections

The body of 30-year-old Sean Dugas was recovered in a concrete-filled plastic container buried in the yard of a Winder home.

Pair of shelters open in Gwinnett

Georgia Emergency Management Agency opened shelters in Lawrenceville and Duluth.

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Lilburn cop tied to 'irregularities in prescription drug evidence'

Investigator Kim Banks, 15-year veteran of Lilburn Police Department, resigned Monday and is the subject of a criminal investigation.

Fire department offers safety tips for fireplaces, heaters, generators

Alternate heating methods can keep you warm but can also be dangerous.

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Few issues in Gwinnett; officials activate call center

Gwinnett County police spokesman: “All is quiet right now.”

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Memorial services set for Collins Hill grad killed in Valdosta

Lizzie Lohmar, 21, passed away over the weekend after being hit by a truck in south Georgia.

DOT urges drivers to stay off roads

Snow, ice and freezing rain expected through at least midday Thursday.

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Connection unclear between suspect and victims in Kroger shooting

Suspect in shooting at Kroger on 455 Grayson Highway identified as 42-year-old Lawrenceville resident Leevon Young.

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Cops: Man used Instagram to lure rape, assault victim to Norcross hotel

Howard Lee Jr., 32, allegedly used a post asking for women to be photographed for a magazine to lure a Riverdale woman to a Norcross hotel.

Public invited to workshop on Buford’s comprehensive plan

Meeting to be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25.

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Duluth's police chief now in 30th year

Chief Randy Belcher has led the city of Duluth through decades of change

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Two charged in armed robbery of Buford Waffle House

A cellphone tracking system may have led Gwinnett County police to Quisean Davion Craig and Michael Alexander Carthan.

Final suspect pleads guilty in armored car robbery spree

Quentin Booker pleaded guilty in federal court Friday, joining nine co-defendants in the case that included three robberies in Gwinnett.

Gwinnett native tied to UGA fraternity hazing allegations

Lawrenceville resident Rictavious Jerome Bowens was among the 11 members of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity charged with hazing.

Lawrenceville man sustains serious burns in house fire

Fire occured shortly after midnight Friday on the 100 block of Dogwood Road

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Ex-Gwinnett teacher indicted for alleged relationship with student

Former Mountain View High School teacher Thomas Grimshaw was arrested last May following alleged sexual relationship with 17-year-old student

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Two unrelated tractor-trailer crashes cause traffic headaches

Truck overturned on Hurricane Shoals Road near Ga. Highway 316 at about 9:30 a.m. Thursday

Pedestrian killed crossing U.S. 78 near Stone Mountain

Police believe 29-year-old Neal Patel, a Lilburn resident, was attempted to cross the highway at about 10:40 p.m. Wednesday when he was struck by a car.

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Gwinnett police help capture Athens murder suspect

Melvin Brown was wanted in connection with the Sunday shooting death of Javious Tucker in Athens.

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GGC ranked No. 19 for drug arrests; officials say study lacked context

Georgia Gwinnett College police made 58 drug-related arrests in 2011, placing it No. 19 in country according to one study.

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Mother, boyfriend denied bond in toddler murder case

Elizabeth Calvo and Adam Garber are charged with the December murder of 2-year-old Aiden Calvo

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Cops: Fatal bullet in fight near Phoenix High intended for someone else

Lawrenceville police believe they have cellphone video showing fatal shot fired in incident on West Pike Street.

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Cops: Fall from Mall of Georgia's third story was suicide attempt

Roswell man reportedly purchased ticket, sat in lobby of Regal Cinemas for nearly 30 minutes before falling backward off third-story railing.

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Suspect, victim ID'd in hit-and-run turned fatal crash

Gwinnett County police believe 52-year-old Everard Nelson as man who sideswiped vehicle and fled before causing another crash — this time fatal.

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Suspect in Snellville triple homicide finally in Gwinnett jail

Robert Erik Bell was extradited last week from a jail in New Orleans, La. Bell is accused of shooting and killing three people on Anderson Livsey Lane last September.

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Barrow County CERT volunteers honored

Group donated more than 1,500 volunteers hours to the community in 2013.

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Mother of murder suspect says son ‘not a monster’

Kevin Emanuel, 22, has been charged with the murder of 19-year-old Kevin Dawoyea.

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Cops: Man had spoken of suicide in weeks prior to fatal crash

Jacob Nicholson has been charged with murder in the Jan. 16 crash that killed 59-year-old Cynthia Thomas. A police officer testified Friday that he was travelling between 80 and 100 miles per hour.

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Testimony: Molestation victim had slept with mother for 3 weeks

Charges against Heather Dalton were bound over to superior court Friday.

Cops: Lawrenceville woman killed autistic son, turned gun on self

Gwinnett County police discovered the bodies of 48-year-old Thuy Phan and 24-year-old Vincent Phan in a wooded area of Lawrenceville’s Rock Springs Park.

Gwinnett officials 'pleased' with response to winter storm

Chairwoman Charlotte Nash: “I can’t say enough good things about how well the county folks worked across departmental lines to respond in a coordinated manner.”

Gwinnett County crime frozen during winter storm

Gwinnett County police responded to about 30 percent fewer calls than same dates in 2013

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Officer grazed by arrow allegedly shot by Snellville man

Gwinnett County police said 28-year-old Thomas Burt fired arrows at officers responding to his home in response to a 911 call.

Drivers urged to pick up abandoned cars today

Officials from several state agencies will be assisting those whose vehicles were deserted around Atlanta.

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Gwinnettians share snow-fueled traffic horror stories

Many local residents were among those stranded in and around Atlanta during Tuesday and Wednesday’s chaotic, weather-influenced traffic.

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Contempt motion filed against Ed Kramer’s probation officer

District attorney calls filing ‘a joke’

Dragon Con co-founder Ed Kramer, on house arrest, filed motion alleging probation officer not following court-approved guidelines for attending medical appointments

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Hundreds of accidents, no fatalities reported in Gwinnett

Gwinnett County police department responded to 371 traffic accidents between noon Tuesday and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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Suspect arrested in fatal shooting near Phoenix High

Kevin Emanuel, 21, was arrested shortly before 7 p.m. Tuesday and charged with murder and aggravated assault.

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Report: Jail’s use of restraint chairs ‘a ruse for implementing excessive force’

Document detailing expert’s scatching evaluations added to federal lawsuit against Gwinnett County Sheriff Butch Conway and other jail leadership.

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Suspect in shooting near Phoenix High armed and dangerous

Kevin Emanuel, 21, is accused of shooting and killing 19-year-old Kevin Dawoyea near McConnell Drive in Lawrenceville Monday. As of Tuesday, he was still on the lam.

Black truck abduction case at a standstill

Police: “Nothing to investigate beyond what’s already been done” in case of two attempted abductions

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Buford parents accused of molesting 5-year-old, sharing child porn online

Henry and Heather Dalton charged after arrest in Michigan leads FBI to their Buford home.

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Supreme court upholds two more Gwinnett murder convictions

Convictions and life sentences upheld for Victor Kenneth Ramirez and Michael Ashley Moore .

Barrow fire department given car seat mini-grant

Grant will help provide car seats and education to financially eligible families in Barrow County and across the state.

Gwinnett shelter euthanizations at lowest total in years

In 2009, the Gwinnett County shelter euthanized 7,850 animals. In 2009, it euthanized just 2,467.