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Man accused of stealing thousands from vending machines at 2 colleges

A Gwinnett County man is behind bars after allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from vending machines on the campuses of Georgia State and the University of North Georgia. Authorities said Tyrone Dwayne Lane, 26, a former employee of Georgia Vending Services, likely used a key to gain access to m


Man indicted in murder of Norcross father of 8

An Ellenwood man who was arrested last year after police linked him to several violent crimes has been indicted in the shooting death of a Norcross father of eight. Late last month, a grand jury indicted 35-year-old Charles Bacote, who is also known as “Carlos” or “Los,” on charges of felony murder


Lottery officials: Second consecutive winning Fantasy 5 ticket sold in Gwinnett

There must be something in the numbers. Georgia Lottery officials have announced that, for the second time this week, a jackpot-winning Fantasy 5 ticket was sold in Gwinnett County. It was the second time in two days actually that a winning ticket was sold in the county.


Georgia soldier comes home from Afghanistan after daughter’s sudden death

The 5-year-old daughter of a National Guard soldier died unexpectedly last weekend, and her father hurried home to Georgia from his deployment in Afghanistan, according to a news report.


A breakdown of Gwinnett County's upcoming MARTA vote

ATLANTA — Whether to bring MARTA to Gwinnett County for the first time or vote it down -- that’s the decision county residents will have to make on Feb. 25th during early voting.


Gwinnett Inspections: Rotting Cabbage, Moldy Limes, 37 Score

GWINNETT COUNTY, GA — Here are some restaurant and food service inspections conducted in Gwinnett County during the past few days. Click on the date for more info. Each item on an inspection form has a point value ranging from 1 to 9 points, with violations deducting points from a best possible scor


Subway goes from perfect score to failed health inspection in just months

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A well-known sandwich chain restaurant in Gwinnett County went from having a perfect health score to failing. It’s the Subway at 3455 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Duluth.


Norcross Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

NORCROSS, GA — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.


7 of America’s best hospitals are in Georgia, according to a new report

Of the nearly 175 hospitals in Georgia, seven facilities were recently recognized as the country’s best of the best. That’s according to a new report from Healthgrades, for which analysts ranked the top 250, top 100 and top 50 hospitals in the United States “based solely on clinical quality outcomes


Gwinnett County performs marriages, couple vow renewals for Valentine's Day

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to say “I do.” That’s what several couples did Thursday in Gwinnett County to celebrate Valentine’ Day. The county was performing marriage and vow renewal ceremonies at the Gwinnett County Historic Courthouse in Lawrenceville.


Attorney Accused, Hit By 3 Cars, Dead Elephant: Top Georgia News

It was a busy week of news around Georgia, with stories such as a DeKalb attorney accused of killing his mother, a twelve-year-old who was fatally hit by three cars, a bill that would protect people who rescue animals from hot cars, a 911 call of a frantic mother who found her son's dead body and de


Norcross receives Tree City USA Designation for 15th consecutive year!

One of only 20 Georgia cities to be recognized with the distinction. The City of Norcross was one of 20 Georgia cities recognized recently as a Tree City USA during the state Arbor Day celebration in Duluth on February 7th.


New Georgia law changes rules for drivers during school bus stops

A new law in Georgia changes when drivers are required to stop for a stopped school bus, but it shouldn't seem new to most drivers. It actually fixes a flaw in the law that allowed drivers on some highways to keep driving even when a school bus was stopped.


Georgia drivers must make more stops for school buses

Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday signed a bill into law revising the state’s traffic regulations for driving past school buses stopped to load or unload students. Now drivers must stop for school buses stopped to load or unload passengers unless they are driving on a highway divided by a grass median, unpa


28 Georgia Middle School Students Hospitalized After Eating Candy on Valentine's Day

More than two dozen students at a middle school in Georgia were hospitalized on Valentine’s Day after eating candy that left them feeling ill. The students, who attend Sandtown Middle School in Atlanta, complained that they were feeling sick after eating candy and snacks at school on Thursday, accor


Georgia boy dies after being hit by 3 cars while trying to cross road

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia say a 12-year-old boy crossing a roadway was struck by three vehicles and later died. News outlets report that Gianni Salazar was crossing the Gwinnett County road Tuesday around 7 p.m. when he was hit by the vehicles.


Atlanta rapper 21 Savage booked into S. Georgia jail on felony warrant

It was a busy day for Atlanta rapper 21 Savage Friday, starting with a pre-taped appearance on Good Morning America, followed by being booked into a South Georgia jail on a felony theft by deception warrant. He was later released, according to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office.


Gwinnett police renew call for information in 2015 double homicide

Gwinnett County police renewed calls for information about a double homicide that occurred in unincorporated Lawrenceville four years ago. Detectives are still searching for the person or people who fatally shot Kory Moss, 22, and Stacy Hall, 24, on Feb. 9, 2015, in an apartment at the Wesley Herrin


Mother’s anguish felt in 911 call after she finds her son dead in Gwinnett apartment

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — “I got a call at work that there was a shooting that my son was involved in and I just arrived to the location and there’s no police in the apartment …. I just left my job and I come here and the door is open and they’re dead ….” A mother’s heartbreaking 911 call has been rele


Serial killer draws sketches of Georgia murder victims

ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Authorities have released sketches of three women an admitted serial killer claims to have killed in Georgia. Samuel Little drew the pictures of women he says he killed.