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Standoff Ends With Tear Gas After Man Threatens To Kill Police

Officers fired gas rounds into a home, ending a SWAT standoff Tuesday, after a man threatened his family and texted he would kill police. LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - A SWAT standoff ended Tuesday when officers fired gas rounds into a house and arrested a man after he threatened family members and texted pol

PATCH - 2018-03-21 16:47:19

Possible Murder Vehicle Caught On Camera: Be On Look Out

Police have a photo of an SUV that could be related to a murder that happened Sunday when a man was shot and killed after a home invasion. LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Police have identified a vehicle that could be related to a murder that happened Sunday when a man was shot and killed after he and his famil

PATCH - 2018-03-21 14:39:54

Grandfather who disappeared 7 months ago possibly found safe, police say

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A Trinidadian man who disappeared from his family's Stone Mountain home in August is believed to be safe in an Atlanta hospital. Maurice Taitt walked away from his son's home seven months ago. Wednesday afternoon, Channel 2's Nicole Carr learned that Taitt may have been safe at

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-03-21 21:02:29

'Taxi Cab Bandit' bank robber gets 14 years in prison

ATLANTA - A bank robber was sentenced to 14 years in prison for robbing five metro-Atlanta banks. During the metro-Atlanta robberies, Rondell Muwwakkil would pass notes to the tellers demanding they give him small bills. "Muwwakkil never cared about the terror he caused when robbing these banks," sa

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-21 23:06:00

Family Of Bedridden Woman Arrested; Maggots, Cockroaches Eating Her Decomposing Legs

SUGAR HILL, GA - A bedridden woman's husband and son have been arrested in Georgia after police found her in horrific conditions in her home, with her legs rotting and maggots crawling on her. The woman's husband Terry Sorrell, 54, and son, Christian Sorrell, 18, were taken into custody and charged

CRIMEFEED.COM - 2018-03-21 15:00:11

Family demands $10 million for death of son in Gwinnett jail

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The parents of a man who died inside the Gwinnett County jail are demanding $10 million, blaming their son's death on the "negligent, reckless" actions of sheriff's deputies. Last fall, the FOX 5 I-Team first brought you the story of Chris Howard and how jailers ignored a doct

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-03-21 21:19:00

Sandy Springs 'aiming' to open new City Hall on May 7

Sandy Springs is "aiming" to open its new City Hall at City Springs on May 7, a city spokesperson said following reports of that date from the mayor and a City Council member. City Communications Director Sharon Kraun, who is directly involved in the massive government relocation planning, said she

REPORTERNEWSPAPERS.NET - 2018-03-22 01:37:33

Woman found in deplorable conditions, decomposing legs expected to survive

SUGAR HILL, Ga. - A woman who was found bedridden inside her home crawling with bugs and decomposing body parts is expected to survive, according to police. On Thursday, March 15, Gwinnett Fire and Gwinnett Police were dispatched to the home where they found the woman alive, but unconscious at a res

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-21 19:55:00

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


Police seek person-of-interest in Gwinnett home invasion, robbery

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- Gwinnett police are investigating a new lead they hope will bring to justice two men accused of forcing their way into a home demanding money. Officials have released new photos of a person of interest in a home invasion that happened on March 11 in the area of Hanover West C

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-20 22:59:00

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

Police trying to ID man possibly connected to Lawrenceville home invasion

Gwinnett police are asking for the public's help identifying this man, who is possibly connected to home invasion in Lawrenceville earlier this month. (Special Photo) FacebookTwitterEmailPrintSave Police are asking for help identifying a person of interest related to a Lawrenceville home invasion ea

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-03-20 17:27:00

Gwinnett County SWAT in stand-off with barricaded person

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- Gwinnett police are in a stand-off with a person who is barricaded inside of a home. SWAT teams were called to Tuggle Road near West Rock Quarry Road outside of Buford, Georgia, Tuesday afternoon. Details on the SWAT situation are limited at this time. 11Alive has a crew on t

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-20 19:36:00

Trial begins in vehicular homicide case

After nearly two years of delays and continuances, the jury trial will go forward this week for a man charged with felony homicide by vehicle stemming from a 2016 hit and run. State of Georgia vs. Joshua Davis will take place throughout this week in Superior Criminal Court. Davis, a 32-year-old resi

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2018-03-20 23:15:00

Crews to survey storm damage, confirm tornado touchdown in metro Atlanta

The threat of severe weather is over, but Georgia residents, especially those in Haralson and south Fulton counties, are waking up to serious damage. Officials with the National Weather Service will officially confirm any tornado touchdowns. A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect until 10 a.m. for much o

GPBNEWS.ORG - 2018-03-20 12:45:41

GBI makes drug arrests in Stone Mountain

DECATUR, Ga. - On Friday, March 16, Jermaine Montrel Johnson, Lindsey Michelle Anderson, Justin Phillip Lee Adams, and Crystal Denise Hall were arrested in Stone Mountain, culminating a months-long investigation by agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-03-20 22:40:00

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


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


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 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