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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is helping Norcross police investigate a fatal shooting that occurred Sunday at an extended stay hotel on Jimmy Carter, a police spokesman has confirmed.

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Gwinnett police are encouraging residents to download and use a neighborhood watch app provided by home security company, Ring, to stay in touch with law enforcement about criminal activity in their area.

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The Barrow County Sheriff's Office said one student was hospitalized after a fight at Winder-Barrow High School on Thursday. 

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Data from Gwinnett County Public Schools is showing a gradual increase in drug, alcohol and tobacco rule violations that officials believe are linked to an increase in vaping on school campuses.

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Norcross is following the lead of Duluth and Lilburn with regards to trying to crack down on speeders in school zones. The city issued an invitation for companies to submit bids for the purchase and installation of speed cameras, which would capture speeders without the presence of an officer.

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The 287(g) issue in Gwinnett is complex combination of the debate over the program itself; the participation of Gwinnett's sheriff's office in the program; and the county's growing diversity and shifting politics that looms on the political horizon as the 2020 elections approach. 

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A Phoenix, Ariz. man was convicted in Gwinnett County this past week of multiple charges related to the theft and "cloning" of a Range Rover that had been reported stolen in Miami.

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Gwinnett County police are looking for a man who allegedly broke into a tackle store in Buford earlier this month and stole an unspecified amount cash and cigarettes.

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There wasn't much mention of the 287(g) program — the presentation instead focused heavily on the 95 new positions, including 79 sworn deputies, that Sheriff Butch Conway wants in the budget — but a few slides did show it will continue to have a presence in Gwinnett next year.

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Tiffany Moss, the woman who was sentenced to death in April for starving her 10-year-old stepdaughter to death then disposing of the girl’s body in a trash can, has accepted legal representation in her death penalty appeal.

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Local residents interested in taking a look at what it takes to be a police officer can do so as part of the Gwinnett County Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy, which is now accepting applications for its fall session.

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