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The Gwinnett County Police Department uses its drone on all serious accident investigations

Police drone aids accident investigations

The Gwinnett County Police Department is now able to investigate serious traffic accidents in less time thanks to its new drone. Up until recently, officers had to call in a ladder truck from the Gwinnett Fire Department in order to take aerial photos of the scene.  In some cases, investigators ...

Patrons of surrounding restaurants could bring their alcoholic beverage to an outdoor movie or concert at the mall's amphitheater

Gwinnett commission approves new alcohol ordinance

Concert goers will soon be able to tailgate with their favorite beverage outside Gwinnett’s Infinite Energy Center. Gwinnett County Commissioners have approved a new ordinance allowing alcohol in designated outdoor areas of the both the arena and the Mall of Georgia’s amphitheater. Commissioner Jace Brooks says the idea is to ...

Beginning next week, Express Lane users will pay more on certain sections of I-85 during peak drive times.

I-85 tolls increasing

Beginning next week, Express Lane users will pay more on certain sections of I-85 during peak drive times. Shorter trips like Jimmy Carter to Pleasant Hill Road or Beaver Ruin to Indian Trail will cost you more between the hours of 7am to 9am and 4pm to 6pm. “The rates ...

Baldwin Elementary School is one of two new schools opening in Gwinnett County

Back to school in Gwinnett County

It’s back to school for the state’s largest school system. The Gwinnett County School District is expecting nearly 2,000 new students this year bringing its total enrollment up to around 178,000. Schools Superintendent Alvin Wilbanks got of a tour of two new schools opening this year including Baldwin Elementary in ...

The Lochwolde HOA has threatened to fine Howell $25 for every day the structure remains

Treehouse leads to lawsuit in Gwinnett

A fight over a treehouse is brewing between a Gwinnett County homeowner and his neighborhood’s homeowners association. Mitch Howell began constructing the treehouse in January for his four grandkids in the backyard of his home in the Lochwolde subdivision in south Gwinnett. He was told when he bought the home ...

Police say Jimmy Rodriguez was shot trying to help his friend

Reward increased in teen's murder

The reward for information leading to the arrests of two men wanted for murdering a Parkview High School graduate earlier this month is being increased. Gwinnett County Police announced Crime Stoppers has increased the reward to $3,000 for information leading to the killers of 18-year-old Jimmy Rodriguez. He was shot ...

Police say Jason Lance pulled into this gas station with a flat tire and John Chambers blocked him in and confronted him

Deadly shooting may be self-defense

No charges have been filed so far in a deadly shooting at a Gwinnett County gas station Tuesday in what could be a case of self-defense. Police have identified the victim as 58-year-old John Chambers of Lawrenceville. Cpl. Deon Washington says the alleged shooter, 34-year-old Jason Lance of Grayson, remained ...

Seventeen years after he shot six classmates at Heritage High School in Rockdale County, T.J. Solomon was released from prison today.

Heritage High shooter released

Seventeen years after he shot six classmates at Heritage High School in Rockdale County, T.J. Solomon was released from prison today--three years before the completion of his 20-year sentence.  Solomon, who was 15 at the time, pleaded guilty but mentally ill in the case in 2000. According to the Georgia ...

The stadium is in need a of a good pressure-washing while the parking lot is full of cracks and weeds

Olympic Tennis Stadium 20 years later

Twenty years after the Atlanta Olympics, one venue sits in a state of disrepair waiting to either be torn down or someone to take it over. The Olympic Tennis Stadium, where tennis-great Andre Agassi won his only gold medal, is in need of a good pressure-washing.  Its center court needs ...

Kendra Gates, with her attorney, claims she didn't know her boyfriend planned to commit an armed robbery

Accused getaway driver in Duluth murder in court

The murder case against the accused getaway driver in the murder of a Duluth business owner will move forward despite claims that she had no knowledge of the crime. Kendra Gates told Gwinnett Police she did not know the plans of her boyfriend, Diante Doby, to rob the owner of ...

Four of the 13 officers who went shared their stories: (L to R) Deputy Denzel Wright, Deputy Sean Stephens, Suwanee Police Officer Julian Lee-Foon, Lilburn Police Officer Seung Suk

Local officers back from Dallas funerals

More than a dozen members of law enforcement from Gwinnett County just returned from attending the funerals of the Dallas officers who were killed a little more than a week ago in an ambush.  The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office organized the trip that included representatives from seven law enforcement agencies ...

The building that once housed Allied Cleaning was destroyed by the blaze

Teens arrested in Duluth arson

Gwinnett County arson investigators have arrested two teenagers in connection with a fire that destroyed a Duluth business last month. Capt. Tommy Rutledge released surveillance video earlier this week that showed two teens setting fire to a picnic table and umbrella behind Allied Cleaning.  The fire smoldered and eventually set ...

Samantha Stovall (L) says her mother Georgette (R) was her best friend

Woman charged in fatal pedestrian accident

A driver involved in a fatal pedestrian accident in Gwinnett County last month now faces charges. Tiffany Hayes, 31, is charged with six counts including vehicular homicide and reckless driving in the accident that killed 51-year-old Georgette Stovall of Snellville. Stovall was walking her dog along Bethany Church Road on ...

Surveillance video shows the two teens setting fire to a picnic table behind Allied Cleaning

Teens sought in Duluth arson

Gwinnett arson investigators are looking for two teenagers who intentionally set fire to a cleaning business in Duluth. The fire occurred June 25 at Allied Cleaning on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard.  It has since been ruled an arson. Surveillance video shows two black teenaged males setting fire to a picnic table ...

Gwinnett Police Cpl. Michele Pihera says officers are being told to check their riot gear in the event violence breaks out here

Gwinnett Police prepared for rioting

One of metro Atlanta’s largest police departments is making sure its officers are prepared in wake of the violence against police in Dallas and other cities. Officers on the Gwinnett Police Department’s Advanced Mobile Field Force Team were put on call over the weekend in the event any riots broke ...

Former GMC employee Betsy Wilson with her attorney

Hospital employee accused of theft granted bond

A former security staffer for Gwinnett Medical Center accused of stealing from patients has been granted bond.  Betsy Wilson was in charge of securing patients’ personal property at the hospital where she had worked since 2010.  She’s accused of stealing from at least five patients but Lawrenceville Police believe there ...

Suspects breaking into the PetSmart on Hwy 78

Thieves target eight businesses on Hwy 78

Gwinnett County and Snellville Police are hoping surveillance video will help nab to two suspects in a string of burglaries along Hwy 78 all in one night.  The two thieves hit a total of eight businesses along including PetSmart, a Metro PCS stores, several restaurants and the Snellville Caribbean Market.  ...

Sabrina Beck says her son did not rape his 16-year-old classmate

Mom says son did not commit rape

The mother of one of four South Gwinnett High School students accused of raping an unconscious female student is defending her son. Sabrina Beck was tearful not knowing when she’ll see her 17-year-old son Cameron Richard again. He is the only one of four teens charged as an adult in ...

Andrew Shin and his wife were robbed at gunpoint as they closed up their business on Steve Reynolds Boulevard for the night

Gwinnett business owner killed in shootout

Police in Gwinnett County have charged the girlfriend of a man who shot and killed a business owner during a shootout early Tuesday morning. Andrew Shin and his wife Soyoun Ahn, both of Dunwoody, were locking up their business on Steve Reynolds Boulevard, Time Internet Café, when police say 22-year-old ...

Pastor Bobby Wright plans to put up the message again once the sign is cleaned

Church sign with anti-gay message vandalized

A Gwinnett County pastor plans to put back up a controversial message despite vandalism to the church’s sign. The message on the sign outside the Back to the Bible Holiness Church in Buford read, “God created man & woman Satan made gays & transgender, Gen 5:2.” Pastor Bobby Wright says ...

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