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Two winning lottery tickets recently sold in Duluth, Auburn
The lottery corporation announced the local winning tickets, for two different drawings, were sold in Auburn and Duluth.
Gwinnett drug bust nets $340,000, 2,600 marijuana plants, 16 arrests, 10 firearms
The busts took place from Norcross to Snellville, from Lilburn to Suwanee, and every place in between.
Autopsy Doesn't Reveal Identity Of Body Found In Lake
Gwinnett County Police Department officers responded to a suspicious activity call on the lake at Lake Carlton Road and Bob White Lane), in Loganville, at about 8:15 p.m. The caller noticed something floating in the water and called 911. Fire Department personnel responded with officers and used a b
Salmonella outbreak in 26 states, including Georgia, linked to raw turkey
The illness has been reported in Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisco
High-ranking Lawrenceville gang member sentenced for trafficking meth from prison
Lawrenceville resident Ricardo Silva, a current inmate at Smith State Prison and a high-ranking member of the Sureños prison gang, was recently sentenced to 35 years for the meth operation, which he helped run, despite being segregated from the general inmate population for 23 hours a day, according
Ga. 365 shut down after car overturns near Jaemor Farms
Traffic is backed up on Ga. 365 on Friday, July 20, due to an accident south of Tribble Gap Road near Jaemor Farms.- photo by Nick Bowman
Grand jury indicts three on charges related to killing
Loffler, who was reported missing in March, was found beaten and strangled to death in the yard of a house near Loganville in early April. The GBI crime lab took several weeks to identify the body using DNA tests.
Power outages, storm damage reported following Saturday morning storm
According to Gwinnett Fire Cpt. Tommy Rutledge, there are four reports of trees on homes, several reports of electrial wires down and a house fire .
Gwinnett Inspections: Meat Discarded, Covered With Inedible Ice
Each item on an inspection form has a point value ranging from 1 to 9 points, with violations deducting points from a best possible score of 100. Higher points are taken for items with higher risk to cause illness, while repeat violations take even more points.Letter grades assigned are A for totals
Hazards at Redneck Beach: Trespassing, flooding and E. Coli levels are dangers McNutt, Barber creeks
When Michael Conway bought 11 acres of land surrounding the intersection of Barber and McNutt creeks in 1988, he did so knowing the land was popular in Athens’ culture.“Most of the time, I don’t try to keep [people] from getting in the water,” Conway said. “It’s the oldest swimming hole in Athens-Cl
16 charged in large-scale marijuana grow bust
Police raided 18 homes on Wednesday and say they found at least 2,500 plants, a handful of guns, more than $300,000 in cash and gold bars.
Body found in neighborhood lake in Gwinnett County, police say
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.- Gwinnett police are investigating after a body was found at Lake Carlton in Loganville.Channel 2 Action Newswas the first local news station to arrive at the scene Wednesday night.We're at the scene talking to police for live updates on Channel 2 Action News This Morninig.TREND
Recent high school grad found dead in crashed car after weeklong search
ELBERT COUNTY, Ga.- For six days, authorities combed Elbert and Madison counties for any sign of 18-year-old Julie Ann Mosier.
Generations reflect on times spent at Brasleton's closing Mayfield Dairy: 'It just breaks my heart'
Maggie the Jersey Cow has stood watch over Braselton for decades as the symbol of Mayfield Dairy in Braselton. She will soon be gone because the entire dairy will be shutting down before the end of the year.
Timeline: What happened to the missing Loganville pharmacist?
There are more questions than answers about the disappearance of a 25-year-old pharmacy worker. Authorities are still trying to determine if the body pulled out of Lake Carlton in missing Alvin Ahmed.
Power lines block both sides of GA-10 loop, Athens police suggest drivers find alternate routes
An 18-wheel truck that struck a power line on the GA-10 loop near Timothy Road has caused numerous delays, according to Athens-Clarke County Public Information Officer Jeff Montgomery.Four power lines and poles are blocking multiple lanes of traffic, ACCPD spokesperson Epifanio Rodriguez said.The dr
Man charged with malice murder after overnight shooting in Athens
ATHENS, Ga. -- One person is charged in the shooting that left a man dead Tuesday night.Athens-Clarke County Police arrested Randy Levrette on Wednesday around 3:50 a.m.Police were called to Cedar Shoals Drive just after 11 p.m. Tuesday for possible gunshots in the area, near Perry's Convenience Sto
Autopsy underway to determine if body in Gwinnett lake is missing Publix worker
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — An autopsy is being conducted to determine whether a body found in a Gwinnett County lake could be missing a UGA graduate.Alvin Ahmed went missing from the Town Center Publix on the 16th. A man's body was found floating in Lake Carlton In Loganville on Wednesday night, on the
17 homes raided Wednesday in major Gwinnett drug bust
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- Seventeen homes were raided Wednesday morning throughout Gwinnett County in what police are calling a major drug bust throughout Gwinnett County.Gwinnett police told 11Alive about 50 personnel from multiple law enforcement agencies were used to conduct the operation.All of th
Athens man dies from shooting, suspect arrested
An Athens man died last night after being shot multiple times near Perry's Convenience Store on Cedar Shoals Drive, an Athens-Clarke County Police Department press release said.David Cooper, 24, of Athens, was transported to a local hospital where he died of his injuries, the release said. Police we