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Creeper strikes in Kroger in Gwinnett

A Snellville Kroger has a creeper — and a brazen one at that. The grocery’s video captured a man — who so far has eluded police — picking a wallet from the purse of a shopper whose back was turned in a aisle. “I am sure this isn’t the first ...

Car plunges into Gwinnett County pond; woman’s body found

A woman’s body was found Wednesday morning in a car that plunged into a pond in a Gwinnett County office park, authorities said.The incident happened about 7:30 a.m. near Peachtree Corners Circle and DaVinci Court.Gwinnett County fire Capt. Tommy Rutledge said when firefighters arrived, witnesses “were able to quickly pinpoint ...

RAW VIDEO: Rescuers on scene after car drives into water

RAW VIDEO: Rescuers on scene after car drives into water

RAW VIDEO: Rescuers on scene after car drives into water

Handout photo of Capt. Theodore Van Kirk, center, as he and the rest of the crew return from the mission over Hiroshima, Japan Aug. 6, 1945. He was the navigator. Next to the left is Col. Paul Tibbetts, flight commander.

Last surviving Enola Gay crewman dies in Stone Mountain

The last surviving crewman of the Enola Gay, the B-29 that dropped the atomic bomb over Hiroshima, died overnight at his Stone Mountain home. Theodore “Dutch” Van Kirk, 93, was the navigator on the Aug. 6, 1945 flight that dropped the “Little Boy” atomic bomb. With the 2010 death of ...

Educators have a lot of giants to fight, one noted superintendent says

Borrowing from a biblical tale, Gwinnett County Public Schools Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks told scores of principals in neighboring DeKalb County Tuesday that they must fight for education in the nimble way that David slew Goliath.The well-known superintendent of Georgia’s largest school district was speaking at a DeKalb County School ...

Dunwoody police officers are assisting authorities from Gwinnett County and the FBI as they search for suspects who fled from police near Ashford Dunwoody Road and I-285. Doug Rohan (@RohanLawPC) sent the AJC photos of the scene via Twitter on July 29, 2014.

UPDATED: FBI agents break Gwinnett car burglary; Dunwoody PD assists

FBI agents interrupted suspected car burglars off of Peachtree Industrial Boulevard Tuesday, which led a police chase for the low-level but annoying property crime that ended with an arrest in Dunwoody.The federal agents were in the area on an “unrelated matter” and called Gwinnett police, said FBI spokesman Stephen Emmett.A ...

Shiloh High gets new career program

Students at a Gwinnett County high school may attain college credits for various subjects that apply to their chosen career studies.Shiloh High School has been approved to have the International Baccalaureate Career Related Certificate Programme, Gwinnett officials announced. The program will work closely with the school’s new career academies, which ...

Bond Crosby, 28, coached baseball at Meadowcreek High School in Norcross. (Photo: Caring Bridge)

Funeral plans for Meadowcreek baseball coach set

The funeral for Meadowcreek High School baseball coach and teacher Bond Crosby will be held Saturday, his family said late Monday. Crosby, 28, died Thursday, a week after collapsing while playing a softball game. Crosby suffered a massive heart attack and underwent emergency quadruple bypass surgery at Emory St. Joseph’s ...

Snellville man, 26, drowns in Lake Allatoona

A 26-year-old Gwinnett County man drowned Sunday afternoon in Lake Allatoona while attempting to retrieve a float, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.The man, identified by the Bartow County coroner as Ryan Tyndall, of Snellville, was swimming away from the shore near Allatoona Landing in Bartow County when ...

Resurrection films in downtown Norcross

Resurrection films in downtown Norcross

Resurrection films in downtown Norcross

Winning lottery ticket worth $450K sold in Cumming

A Cumming woman won big money — $450,000 to be exact. The Georgia Lottery announced Monday that Deborah Ertzberger bought the instant $450,000 Big Money ticket at a Cumming CITGO Food Mart on Pilgrim Road. She claimed the prize at the lottery district office in Duluth. Lottery officials also announced ...

Friends say Gwinnett coach's legacy will live through students

Friends say Gwinnett coach's legacy will live through students

Gushers of fun in and around area fountains

Sigh. Remember those carefree days of youth, when nothing beat getting to run through the lawn sprinkler?There was something so free-ing, even slightly subversive, about scooting back-and-forth in its undulating spray while inhaling a Popsicle. None of this “wait one hour after eating” hooey when it came to “swimming” in ...

Gerson Salmeron-Diaz (pictured) was transferred to Gwinnett County Jail Thursday to face charges in the 2008 murder of Margaret Binkele. PHOTO COURTESY OF GWINNETT COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT

Suspect in 2008 homicide transferred from New Mexico to Gwinnett Jail

A federal prisoner being held on marijuana smuggling charges in New Mexico has now been extradited to Gwinnett to face charges in the 2008 death of a neighbor.  Gerson Salmeron-Diaz, 26, was arrested on Dec. 11, when he and five other suspects were charged with transporting nearly 400 lbs. of ...

Bond Crosby, 28, coached baseball at Meadowcreek High School in Norcross. (Photo: Caring Bridge)

Meadowcreek baseball coach remembered by former players, friends

As an assistant coach several years ago at an Augusta middle school, Coach Bond Crosby suggested his second baseman slide over to third. “I’d never played third, but he said, ‘Just try it,’” Knox Marchman told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Friday. Marchman, then a seventh grader, moved over to third base. ...

Gwinnett STEM school ranks below average on growth in key math test

One of the best high schools in Georgia when it comes to test performance is usually the Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology. All students there routinely pass the mandatory state End of Course Tests. A new measure of school performance, though, shows that the school has plenty of ...

Bond Crosby, 28, coached baseball at Meadowcreek High School in Norcross. (Photo: Caring Bridge)

Meadowcreek High School baseball coach, 28, dies after heart attack

The baseball coach at Meadowcreek High School died early Thursday, one week after fainting while playing softball, according to his family. Bond Crosby was 28.Crosby, a Valdosta native, suffered a massive heart attack and underwent emergency quadruple bypass surgery at Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital, his family posted on a Caring ...

Georgia Tech signee Myles Autry’s tweets following his Thursday meeting with coach Paul Johnson.

Autry receives release from Tech

Georgia Tech has granted signee Myles Autry a release from his letter of intent, according to a tweet from his Twitter account sent Thursday afternoon. With the release, he can enroll elsewhere without losing a year of eligibility or sitting out a year, as would be required had he not ...

Gwinnett man busted on charges of selling bogus insurance policies

A Norcross insurance agent was arrested Thursday and charged with multiple counts of fraud, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said. John Paul Kill, 63, was charged with selling bogus policies and operating an unlicensed insurance company —Appeal Insurance Agency — at 5548 Naylor Court. He was booked into jail on 10 ...

Neighbors say train causing 2-hour delays

Neighbors say train causing 2-hour delays

Neighbors say train causing 2-hour delays

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