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Family arrested after bedridden woman found decomposing and crawling with maggots, cockroaches

SUGAR HILL, Ga. -- A woman was found alive in her bed, her legs decomposing and covered in maggots and cockroaches. Now, he caretakers are under investigation. On Thursday, March 15, Gwinnett Fire was dispatched to the 4600 block of Pine Tree Circle to an apartment complex for a woman that was uncon

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-19 19:48:00

Woman ID'd in deadly I-285 crash; husband charged

A man faces vehicular homicide charges in a crash that killed his wife and shut down I-285 East for more than five hours Sunday. David Cho, 61, was charged with failure to maintain a lane and second-degree vehicular homicide, Sandy Springs police said Monday. The victim has been identified as Sue Ch


Gwinnett firefighters battle two lightning fires during late-night storms

Firefighters remained busy as severe weather moved through the area late Monday. Command staff personnel placed two additional engines and an additional technical rescue team in service to respond to increased call due to the storm. At 11:45 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a house fire d

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-03-20 12:06:00

UPDATE: Trooper killed, daughter critically injured as storms moved through Georgia

Authorities have determinedsevere storms contributed to a crash that killed a Georgia State Patrol trooper and critically injured his daughter. "The Georgia State Patrol and the entire DPS family are heartbroken this morning," the agency said in a Facebook post. "Tyler Parker was killed in a single


Severe weather threats force DeKalb Schools to cancel after-school activities

DeKalb County School District has canceled after-school activities for looming weather. According to Channel 2 Action News, severe storms expected through metro Atlanta Monday afternoon could spark tornadoes in the area. Extended after-school care for DeKalb Schools will continue as planned. Distri

MYAJC.COM - 2018-03-19 20:24:41

SWAT team activated for barricaded person in Buford

Gwinnett Police officers are working the scene of a barricaded person on Tuggle Road near West Rock Quarry Road in Buford. Police sent the notice at noon Tuesday, March 20, and the SWAT team was activated. Gwinnett Police officers are working the scene of a barricaded person on Tuggle Road near West

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-03-20 19:20:00

Man tied up during home invasion shot dead in front of family after trying to escape

The Gwinnett County Police Department's Homicide Unit is currently investigating a homicide on Scholar Drive in Lawrenceville. According to police, there is one male victim. He was found deceased Sunday afternoon at the home after a reported robbery. Police told FOX 5 Atlanta that the victim was tie

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-03-18 22:18:00

Six people taken into custody at Lithonia high school

LITHONIA, Ga. - A Lithonia high school went into lockdown early Wednesday morning. A little while later, after the lockdown was removed, four individuals were arrested in the school's parking lot in a separate incident. A DeKalb County School District official told FOX 5 both incidents occurred at D

PATCH - 2018-03-19 22:12:54

2 Men Tie Up Family, Kill Husband During Robbery

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - One man was shot and killed after he and his family were tied up Sunday during a robbery attempt in a Lawrenceville home, according to the Gwinnett County Police Department. Miguel Osorio, 44, was found dead inside the foyer of his home from a gunshot wound at approximately 3:35

PATCH - 2018-03-19 12:00:00

Atlanta motorcyclist killed in Florida crash

An Atlanta motorcyclist died after a driver crashed into his motorcycle and three others stopped along a Florida highway, authorities said. John Hawkins, 53, of Atlanta, died on the scene near mile marker No. 57. The crash happened when 23-year-old Sean Marlin veered his pickup truck off the Florida


Man found dead in Lawrenceville home after robbery

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Police are investigating a reported robbery in Lawrenceville that left a man dead. The incident happened on Scholar Drive. More details as they become available. LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Police are investigating a reported robbery in Lawrenceville that left a man dead. The incident

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-19 00:32:00

Police: Two people shot at gas station on Panola Road

LITHONIA, Ga. - Two are injured following a shooting at the Quick Trip gas station in Lithonia on Saturday night. The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. at the Quick Trip on Panola Road. Police tell FOX 5 that two males were shot, and both were taken to the hospital. One of them is in critical con


Funeral set for airport worker whose body was found in the Yellow River

It's been two weeks since a missing airport worker turned up dead in the Yellow River. A boater found Shanequa Sullivan, 23, tangled in some branches by the shore. On Sunday, the family will lay her to rest. Sullivan's grandmother saw her six weeks ago, but the funeral will not bring her closure bec


Georgia state trooper involved in shooting near Atlanta

Authorities say a Georgia State Patrol trooper has been involved in a shooting just south of Atlanta, though details were not immediately available. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter Monday morning that the trooper shot a person who has been taken to a hospital. The agency says the

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-03-19 16:15:00

Man shot at Underground Atlanta in front of two children

ATLANTA - A man was shot on Sunday at Underground Atlanta in front of two children. The victim, who police have identified only as a 30-year-old man, was shot in the abdomen. Police said they have suspects in custody. Two children were present when the shooting happened, but police have not said if

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-18 23:47:00

Commercial Atlanta Casting Call for Golden Retrievers (Pay is $350/Day)

To audition your pup for the upcoming commercial, check out the casting call breakdown below.Commercial Casting Call Golden Retriever Casting - $350/DAY! Seeking an Adult Lab or Golden Retriever - Dog should be between 40 - 66 pounds and trained to "sit & stay". Please include a video of the dog per

PROJECTCASTING.COM - 2018-03-19 11:33:56

Atlanta federal inmate who made Facebook video hit with new charge

Scheduled to be released from prison May 16, an Atlanta federal inmate faces a new charge after he posted a video to his Facebook page from inside the prison. Joe Fletcher, who appeared to admit his involvement in a deadly 2010 shooting in Ohio in the 49-minute video, was indicted on a charge of ill


Horses get loose, block traffic on Atlanta highway

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - Atlanta traffic has always been bad, but Saturday morning drivers had to deal with a different kind of "horsepower" on the highway. A small herd of horses decided to take to the streets and ended up blocking traffic on Highway 78 eastbound right near North DeKalb Mall. Police a


Chamblee woman wakes to find Peeping Tom standing over her bed

CHAMBLEE, Ga. - Police are on the lookout for a suspected Peeping Tom in Chamblee. A woman told police that a man broke into her home on Longview Drive on March 10. She told police she awoke to find the suspect standing over her bed, masturbating. The woman said she was able to fight off the offende


Two local residents arrested in GBI child porn sting operation

A 46-year-old man from Suwanee and a 17-year-old Lambert High School student have been arrested on separate charges involving the distribution of child pornography and sexual exploitation of children. According to Cpl. Doug Rainwater, spokesman for the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, 46-year-old Je