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Single-vehicle accident claims man's life in Gwinnett County

NORCROSS (CBS46) A man from Winder was killed in a fatal single-vehicle accident early Monday morning in unincorporated Norcross, Gwinnett County Police said. Shawn Strackbein, 47, was driving westbound on Langford Road near Corner Oak Drive when he lost control of his GMC Safari while navigating a

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Breaking: Charges likely after unborn baby dies in overnight Gwinnett County wreck

Gwinnett County – The Gwinnett County Police Department reported that a multi-vehicle wreck at about 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 24, 2019, resulted in the death of an unborn baby. The accident happened on Winder Highway near Franklin Drive in Dacula.


Check your numbers! Georgia winners have yet to claim $200,000 Powerball prizes

While there's no winner in the ever growing Powerball jackpot, now at about $750 million, Georgia was lucky in Saturday's drawing. Two winning tickets were sold in Saturday's drawing - a $150,000 ticket sold online through www.galottery.com and a $50,000 ticket sold at the Georgia Visitor Informatio


Detractors: Proposed GA legislation could spike Lyft, Uber costs by nearly 9 percent

A bill making its way though the Georgia statehouse could increase the cost of using ride-hailing services in Atlanta and beyond. Spearheaded by state Rep. Brett Harrell, a Republican from Snellville, House Bill 276 would tax companies that “facilitate” or “broker” sales—most notably, ride-hailing c


Winder man killed in early-morning crash in Gwinnett County

A Winder man was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Gwinnett County early Monday morning. The Gwinnett County Police Department said the fatal accident happened around 3:45 a.m. on Langford Road near Corner Oak Drive in unincorporated Norcross.


Deputies: Spalding County sixth grader arrested for multiple school bomb threats

SPALDING COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A sixth grade Spalding County boy is in custody after police say he used his middle school's Wi-Fi to make threats toward multiple schools.


30 Jobs Available Around Gwinnett County

GWINNETT COUNTY, GA — Businesses across the region are looking for new employees and Patch has partnered with ZipRecruiter to provide you with our searchable jobs board. Here are some recent job postings in Gwinnett County. See hundreds of openings at our Patch jobs board.


Georgia Senate votes to allow lawsuits over questionable laws

The Georgia Senate voted Monday to allow residents to sue their government over unconstitutional laws. The Senate voted 49-0 to permit lawsuits challenging state and local governments, letting judges decide whether laws have gone too far. “In the event that the government is engaged in an unconstitu


Men Jailed After Alteration at Swan Lake Mobile Home Park

Two men were jailed at the Swan Lake Mobile home park this week, Timothy Eugene Thompson, 55 of Milton, Florida, and Alexander Tye Thompson, 20 of Rome, following an altercation between the two.


Police locate missing man who was nearly bilked out of $200,000 by own mother

Lawrenceville, GA (CBS46) Police have located a missing man who was nearly bilked out of $200,000 by his own mother. Lee Earnest Longmire, 20, was found by police on Friday. Because of an ongoing investigation, details surrounding where he was found have not been disclosed.

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Gay lawmaker chatting on phone, cruising alone in HOV

State Rep. Sam Park got a dose of social media justice after being spotted violating Georgia’s ban on holding your cell phone while driving – all while driving alone in an HOV lane.


Georgia's Luke Bryan surprises 'American Idol' contestant with unexpected gift

LOS ANGELES - This is why we love Georgia's own Luke Bryan. After a moving performance of “Every Teardrop Falls” on Sunday's "American Idol," Bryan noticed something unusual with 19-year-old Colby Swift's cowboy boots. Both had large holes in them.


Georgia company issues chicken recall

A Georgia poultry company is recalling approximately 100 pounds of frozen, fully cooked diced white chicken meat products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Saturday.


LEGENDS CARS: Thunder Ring battles over the weekend were intense for teams

HAMPTON — With sunshine and very few clouds in the sky, Mother Nature provided the perfect conditions for the third week of Furious Five series racing on Atlanta Motor Speedway’s ¼-mile Thunder Ring.


2 Apartment Communities Suffer 12 Vehicle Break-Ins

DULUTH, GA -- Duluth Police Officers investigated several vehicles last week that were broken into sometime overnight in two apartment communities. Police warn that even though this may not have happened to you or where you live, criminals are always searching for valuables inside cars and if you ha


Handel launches comeback bid with vow to fight against ‘Pelosi agenda’

Handel’s new spot hit on many of the same issues she ran on last year: the strength of the economy under GOP leadership, supporting the military and fighting the opioid crisis and human trafficking. She also raised alarms about some of the policy overhauls being championed by newly-emboldened progre


Police: Exploited man with special needs found safe

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A man with mental disabilities who was reported missing after police said his mom tried to scam him out of his trust fund has been found safe.


Missing Gwinnett disabled man found weeks after mom charged with scam

A man described by police as “mentally disabled” has been found safe with family after being missing for weeks, Gwinnett County police said. The man’s mother, Yvonne Longmire, had been arrested for allegedly using another man to pose as her son, Lee Earnest Longmire, in an attempt to gain control of


Duluth Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

DULUTH, GA — Here's a look at the week-ahead weather, as reported by Darksky. Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon. Rain starting in the evening. Mostly cloudy throughout the day.


Gwinnett County educator publishes book for parents

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — When Nury Crawford worked as a parent coordinator for Lawrenceville Elementary School, she noticed there was a need. “Sometimes due to language, or even just education barriers, or even their own personal journey through education themselves, they find themselves not being abl