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Atlanta Falcons legend arrested in Gwinnett County
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A football player well-known for his moves on the field as an Atlanta Falcon is facing charges in a city not far away. Sharod "Roddy" White was booked into the Gwinnett County jail on April 12 on an HOV lane violation and driving with a suspended or revoked license. The Gwinne
Tree topples onto Gwinnett County apartment building
PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga. (CBS46) The wicked weather that blew through metro Atlanta Friday morning caused a tree to topple over onto a Gwinnett County apartment complex. Firefighters responded to the Columns at Peachtree Corners apartment complex on Concepts 21 Drive around 5 a.m.
Gwinnett County Public Schools to host job fair for special education teachers
Special education teachers looking to join Gwinnett County Public Schools will have an opportunity to explore the district’s teaching options at an upcoming job fair. The special education job fair, which will be held Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the J. Alvin Wilbanks Instructional Support Center, lo
VIDEO: Driver steals as many guns as he can after driving car through gun store
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Loganville police are looking for a bold thief who drove a car into a local gun shop. Surveillance video obtained by Channel 2's Christian Jennings shows the car plowing through the front of the store around 5 a.m. Friday and then the driver hopping out and stealing as many gu
Rain washing away major roadway in Snellville, police say
Snellville police are asking motorists to use alternate routes as a portion of a major roadway is being washed away due to heavy rain. Officials posted an alert that the right turn lane for Scenic Highway northbound at Henry Clower Boulevard is blocked due to the damage.
Gwinnett PD seek help in identifying suspects in $100,000 Lawrenceville jewelry heist
Lawrenceville, Ga. In less than 30 seconds, two suspects managed to steal about $100,000 in jewelry from a local jewelry store. The case has been assigned to the Robbery Unit, and we need the public’s help to identify the suspects responsible.
Robbers steal $100K in jewelry in seconds
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (CBS46) – In a matter of seconds, two suspects stole $100,000 worth of jewelry from a Gwinnett County jewelry store. The robbery happened on April 15 at Crescent Jewelers on 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville.
Body found in Houston apartment could be tied to missing person case
HOUSTON — A body found wrapped under a mattress in a Houston apartment could be related to a missing person case in March, theHouston Chronicle reported. A worker found the badly decomposed body stuffed between a mattress and box spring Thursday around 11:30 p.m. while cleaning the apartment, KHOU r
Tornado Watches, Warnings Issued for Counties in Florida, Georgia Friday Morning
Friday morning's commute was complicated for those who had to worry about tornadoes slowing them down. In several Florida and Georgia counties, tornado watches or tornado warnings had been issued. Understanding the timing, and severity, of these National Weather Service announcements can be a matter
NWS: Tornado touches down in Southeast Georgia
A line of severe thunderstorms and a tornado barreled across Southeast Georgia on Friday, leaving a trail of damage. The front facade of a furniture store in Kingsland was ripped off by high winds and a tractor-trailer was blown over on the causeway to St. Simons Island.
Police: Suspect in identity theft case arrested
Gwinnett County police said they have arrested a woman accused of stealing another person's identity to get a credit car and the stealing thousands of dollars from Wells Fargo.
NEW DETAILS: Veteran suicides draw new attention after Georgia deaths
Olen Hancock, whose life had faded in many ways, shot himself outside the entrance of a Veterans Affairs hospital in Decatur earlier this month. He was 68. A day earlier, Steven Pressley, after years of chronic pain, shot himself in the parking lot of a VA hospital in Dublin. He was 28. — At least 2
Severe storms, heavy rains wash out roads, down trees across north Georgia
ATLANTA - Another line of storms moved through parts of the metro Friday after a fast-moving storm system produced tornado warnings and watches in the morning. We continue to receive reports of damage throughout metro Atlanta and north Georgia. There are thousands of power outages.
MSN Money Calls Georgia Infrastructure ‘2nd Best in the Nation’
Georgia’s transportation infrastructure ranks second best in the nation among U.S. states, according to a report published by MSN Money. In the report titled, “States that are falling apart,” Georgia ranks No. 49 overall, from best (No. 50, Florida) to worst (No. 1, Rhode Island) based on upkeep, ma
Possible new additions to Lake Superior Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force
DULUTH, MN- The Lake Superior Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force could be expanding under a new proposal before the Duluth City Council. The Duluth City Council is expected to consider approving a resolution that would allow Proctor Police and the Minnesota State Patrol to join the task force.
Meet Nubs | Gwinnett County Animal Welfare's pet of the week
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Meet Nubs, a 4-year-old American pit bull mix. He is waiting at Gwinnett County Animal Welfare to find his forever home. Because he came from another municipality, not much is known about Nubs background, but he does show some physical signs of neglect. Whatever his past, Nubs
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp says he's not concerned about backlash from the "heartbeat" bill
The "heartbeat" bill in Georgia has not yet been signed by Governor Brian Kemp but the governor told reporters Thursday night in Liberty County he's not concerned about reported backlash from the film industry. The bill would prevent an abortion at six weeks or when a heartbeat is detected.
Measles cases reported in Tennessee and Georgia
"It is kind of scary because its not something that's been seen in a long time," said Meg Jones. Jones lives in Fyffe. That means she's less than an hour away from Tennessee or Georgia, two states that are dealing with confirmed measles cases. The Alabama Department of Public Health says a single ca
Judge Awards $6.2M in Fees in Wrongful Death Case
A Gwinnett County judge has ordered a Lawrenceville business to pay $6.2 million in legal fees and expenses to the widow and estate of a local home builder after a jury last year found the firm liable for the man’s death.
JUST IN: Sinkhole forces partial closure of major Gwinnett road through the weekend
Heavy rain washed away part of a major Gwinnett County roadway early Friday morning, and authorities plan to keep it closed through the weekend. A sinkhole has developed on Scenic Highway, forcing the closure of a northbound right turn lane onto Henry Clower Boulevard, the Georgia Department of Tran