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All 25 dogs, including two new litters, have new homes

Beagle-mixes all have new homes

All 25 Beagle-mixes taken in from a filthy house in Dacula this week have new homes. The dogs’ owner, John Soper, agreed to give up the animals after his elderly mother was found by police living in filthy conditions inside their home.  She has been placed with Adult Protective Services ...

House on Paiute Court in Dacula where the elderly was found living in deplorable conditions with 25 dogs

Elderly woman found living in deplorable conditions

A Gwinnett County man is facing charges after his elderly mother was found wandering the streets of their Dacula neighborhood.  When police responded, they discovered deplorable conditions inside the home where 25 Beagle-mixed dogs were also living.  “They smelled feces and urine. There was trash and filth all over the ...

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Carjacking suspect arrested after second carjacking

A man wanted for kidnapping an elderly Loganville woman and locking her in the trunk of her car Sunday has been arrested after a second carjacking in Barrow County. GBI Agent Mike Ayers says 29-year-old Chris Calhoun assaulted a construction foreman who showed up for work this morning at a ...

The U.S. Forest Service says the fire is contained within the wilderness area and no structures are in danger

Good news for residents near Rough Ridge fire

Residents who’ve been concerned about a massive wildfire in Fannin County finally got good news Tuesday night. The U.S. Forest Service, which held an open house at its Rough Ridge Incident Command Center, told residents the fire is now 30 percent contained and there’s no danger to any structures. Operation ...

Christopher (L) and Cameron (R) Ervin both apologize before hearing their sentence from Judge Ronnie Batchelor.

Brothers plead guilty in attack on parents

Two Gwinnett County brothers charged in last year’s brutal attack on their parents pleaded guilty Monday and will spend 20 years behind bars with another 30 on probation. Both Cameron and Christopher Ervin apologized before the court and expressed their remorse. “I’m extremely regretful, remorseful, and just overall sorry beyond ...

Reginald Lofton, left, has been charged in the March 1 shooting death of Shane Varnadore, a Papa John's delivery driver.

Gwinnett teen found guilty in pizza deliveryman murder

A Gwinnett County jury has found a teenager guilty of murdering a pizza deliveryman back in March. Reginald Lofton, who was 14 at the time, and 21-year-old Jermaine Young were charged with killing Shane Varnadore as he delivered their pizza to their Lawrenceville apartment. Young has yet to stand trial. It ...

Lenora Road where body was found

Gwinnett Police identify body

Gwinnett police have identified a body found in a remote area of the county as 23-year-old Jabari Pettway of Duluth. Cpl. Deon Washington says he died as result of several gunshot wounds. “We’re still working to determine if he was shot where he was found or if he was shot ...

Lines average two hours at Gwinnett's Main Elections Office in Lawrenceville

Gwinnett to open more early voting sites

After long lines for advanced voting this week in Gwinnett County, elections officials will open two additional sites come Monday. By the end of Thursday, some 7,000 had voted early at the county’s Main Elections Office in Lawrenceville.  Although the line moved a little quicker by the end of the ...

Reuben Nsemoh suffered a severe concussion after being kicked in the head during a soccer game

Gwinnett teen awakes from coma speaking Spanish

A Gwinnett County student survives a head injury on the soccer field and wakes up speaking fluent Spanish. Last month 16-year-old Reuben Nsemoh, a sophomore at Brookwood High School, was kicked in a head playing goalie for his travel soccer team. It was the worst concussion his coach Bruno Kalonji ...

Tosha Herron was last heard from Oct. 7 on the way to see a friend in Blue Ridge, Ga.

Family searching for missing Gwinnett woman

The family of a missing Gwinnett County woman is asking for the public’s help in finding her. Keith Reed says his daughter, Tosha Herron, was headed to the North Georgia mountains two weeks ago to visit a friend when her car plunged over a cliff on Hwy 129 on Blood ...

Lines average two hours at Gwinnett's Main Elections Office in Lawrenceville

Advanced voting lines still long in Gwinnett

The good news is the wait time at Gwinnett’s Main Elections Office for advanced voting is down. The bad news is you can still expect an average two hour wait time. County spokesman Joe Sorenson says they have made a few changes since the first day of early voting where wait ...

Gwinnett Police launches investigation into shelter

The Gwinnett County Police Department has launched an internal affairs investigation into complaints against the county’s animal shelter. Volunteers and rescue groups at the shelter have complained of animals disappearing from cages and volunteers being dismissed without cause. They say it has happened under the new management at the shelter. ...

September 28, 2016 - Atlanta - The building formerly known as the Presidential Boutique Condotel lies vacant and in disrepair.  Hefty fines loom for the owners of the rundown iconic Spaghetti Junction tower after they declined to resolve a series of code violations this week. A trial is set for Oct. 11 on the 34 code violations charged to the owners of the 15-story former hotel and condo building. The owners face as much as $34,000 in fines if found guilty of the violations at the structure, which has been vacant several years.   BOB ANDRES  /BANDRES@AJC.COM

Hotel owners reach agreement with DeKalb County

The owners of the old Presidential Hotel at Spaghetti Junction reach an agreement with DeKalb County over its disrepair. Habib Osta and Vincent Lu have agreed to pay $7,250 in fines for multiple code violations for broken windows and trash and old tires that have piled up at the vacant ...

Winnie is a rescue from the Gwinnett Animal Shelter

Complaints against Gwinnett Animal Shelter

An animal advocacy group is unhappy with how the Gwinnett Animal Shelter is being run and is calling for the county commission to make changes.  Several volunteers at the shelter brought their concerns before Gwinnett commissioners at their board meeting last week including incidents where dogs have disappeared from their ...

Harmony Baptist Church in Dawsonville opened its doors to the 28 children

Haitian orphans take refuge in Dawsonville

More than two dozen Haitian orphans in the U.S. on a choir tour are waiting out Hurricane Matthew at a Dawsonville church. The kids, who have been here since June on the 13-week tour, were scheduled to fly back to Haiti out of Ft. Lauderdale this past Monday when their flight ...

The Olympic tennis stadium has fallen into disrepair over the past two decades

Gwinnett to tear down Olympic tennis stadium

Gwinnett County is set to acquire and tear down the old Olympic tennis stadium in a land swap deal with the Stone Mountain Memorial Association, leaving many wondering would will end up in its place. The Gwinnett County Commission approved the agreement this week in which the county will buy ...

William Hudson was working as a security guard when he was shot eight times

Suspect captured in security guard shooting

A man charged with shooting a security guard multiple times at a Gwinnett County extended stay motel is finally behind bars while the victim continues to fight for his life. U.S. Marshalls arrested Xavier Geder near Americus last week.  He will go before a Gwinnett County judge on Thursday. William ...

Olens to interview for KSU president

Its’ been long-rumored, but Georgia Attorney General Same Olens interviews Tuesday with the Board of Regents to become the next president of Kennesaw State University. In a letter to the KSU community, University System Chancellor Hank Huckaby says while he initially planned to conduct a national search, he had “sincere and ...

Gwinnett deputies receive home security system as part of "Protect the Protectors" campaign

Gwinnett deputies receive home security system

In an effort to show appreciation for their work and sacrifices, 500 Gwinnett County sheriff’s deputies received a home protection system Wednesday. State Farm and Canary donated the security devices to sworn staff through the insurance company’s “Protect the Protectors” campaign. The devices retail around $199.00. “We know that it ...

Gwinnett commissioners vote to deny a rezoning request that would have allowed 300 apartments and nearly 100 homes on the busy two-lane Webb Gin House Road

Gwinnett commissioners reject apartments

Gwinnett County commissions deny a proposed apartment development that would have brought 300 apartments and nearly 100 homes to 56 acres off Webb Gin House Road in Lawrenceville. Local homeowners, dressed in red, packed the nighttime commission meeting to show their opposition to the plan.  Many complained of increased traffic ...

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