Gwinnett County

Gwinnett man allegedly threatens to kill girlfriend — and judge, police officers

A man was arrested after threatening to murder his girlfriend — and anyone who got in his way, including police and a judge.<p>Rochell McCoy, 51, of …

Crime

Weekend weather and events in Gwinnett County: Expect cloudy skies

Expect a dry and cloudy commute home this afternoon, according to Channel 2 Action News meteorologists.<p><b>Friday:</b><p>Only a 20 percent chance of rain on …

Weather

Gwinnett Inspections: Insects, Rodents Present: ICYMI

One restaurant was downgraded when an inspector found insects or rodents present and use of improper thawing techniques.<p>GWINNETT COUNTY, GA — Here …

Environmental Health

Georgia sheriff buys Dodge Charger Hellcat, and the feds want a refund

Department of Justice wants taxpayers’ $70,000 back<p>A sheriffs office in Georgia recently purchased a new 2018 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. It's currently being used and driven by Gwinnett County Sheriff Butch Conway. Now the U.S. Department of Justice wants its money back. All $70,000 of it.<p>According …

U.S. Department of Justice

Feds order Georgia sheriff to return $69G spent on Hellcat muscle car

A Georgia police department is in hot water over the purchase of a Hellcat muscle car.<p>Fox 5 reports that the U.S. Department of Justice has asked the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office to pay back $69,258 that it received from a federal program that distributes seized drug money to law enforcement …

U.S. Department of Justice

Forensic expert: 2 days is not enough time for body to decompose past recognition

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- There are more questions than answers about the disappearance of a 25-year-old pharmacy worker.<p>Authorities are still trying …

Crime

Surveillance video shows missing pharmacy tech leaving Publix before his disappearance

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — New video from surveillance cameras inside a Loganville Publix show the last time anyone saw a University of Georgia graduate …

Crime

16 arrested in massive marijuana bust in Gwinnett

A day after more than 2,500 marijuana plants were seized, Gwinnett County and federal authorities confirmed Thursday they arrested 16 people in the …

Crime

Autopsy Doesn't Reveal Identity Of Body Found In Lake

An autopsy completed Thursday did not immediately identify the body of a dead man found floating in Lake Carlton Wednesday.<p>LOGANVILLE, GA — An …

Autopsy

Gwinnett Man Helped GA Inmate Traffic Meth From Prison

A high-ranking officer in the Surenos prison gang, 45-year-old Ricardo Silva smuggled a cellphone into prison, where he organized sales.<p>GWINNETT …

Crime

Nephew Arrested In Monday's Suspicious Suwanee Death

A nephew killed his aunt and tried to commit suicide in Florida before being brought back to Gwinnett and confessing, police say.<p>SUWANEE, GA — A …

Crime

Top local runoff elections in metro Atlanta

The Atlanta metro area will see a series of runoff elections on Tuesday, as several primary races in May resulted with no candidate receiving a …

City Politics

Gwinnett gets super-exclusive bond rating for 21st straight year

For the 21st straight year, Gwinnett County has joined an uber-exclusive club.<p>The county recently announced it had attained a “Triple AAA” bond …

Interest Rates

Gwinnett County Lifeguards Win State Competition

Gwinnett Parks and Rec lifeguards won first place at the annual Georgia Recreation and Park Association State Lifeguarding Competition.<p>LAWRENCEVILLE, …

Android Phones

Cobb woman charged with placing dead newborn in freezer

01 / 256<p>02 / 256<p>From left, Curtis Rosser, George Butler, Sean Bussard, Tangela Molden and Warner Parks were all arrested on Thursday, July 12 at the …

Crime

Gwinnett motorcyclist ejected, killed in Cobb crash

A Gwinnett County man was killed Tuesday night when his motorcycle collided with a car in Cobb County, police said.<p>Peter Bullard, 30, of Snellville, …

Burns

Gwinnett approves transit plan that envisions heavy rail

The Gwinnett County Commission adopted a transit plan Tuesday that recommends a heavy rail line that would connect the Doraville MARTA station to as …

Urban Design

Resident calls police on black student canvassing voters in Gwinnett

Morehouse College junior Eli Sabur has been canvassing since 2015. He’s spent countless hours knocking on doors, trying to get metro Atlanta …

Black Students

Body recovered in Lake Carlton in Loganville

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Authorities are investigating after finding a body in a metro Atlanta lake.<p>According to the Gwinnett County Police Department, …

Atlanta

Mayfield Dairy closing Braselton visitor center

Mayfield Dairy is closing its visitor center in Braselton, the company announced on Facebook.<p>The facility, which sells ice cream and souvenirs in …

Dairy

Can Gwinnett create a model for addressing suburban homelessness?

It’s a Friday morning in July. Dennishia Davis and her three kids — 10, 6, 4 — spent the previous night in the breezeway outside of their now-former …

Homelessness

Gwinnett principal’s son ‘improving daily’ after crash that killed his siblings, mother

The 10-year-old son of a Gwinnett County educator is recovering at a Tennessee hospital after a crash that killed his mother and two siblings, his …

Siblings

Police ID woman shot in Gwinnett, driven to DeKalb gas station

Police have lots of questions after a woman shot in Gwinnett County was found dead Tuesday morning in a car at a gas station in neighboring DeKalb …

Crime

Gwinnett lowers 2018 millage rate

The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners have adopted 2018 millage rates to fund county services by rolling back the general fund rate by 2.58 …

Property Tax

Gwinnett Animal Shelter Extends Hours On Thursdays

The Gwinnett animal shelter is kicking off its After-Hours Adoption Thursdays with ice cream and more time to pick the pet of your …

Pets

Maya Moore wins ESPY for Best WNBA Player

Collins Hill High School graduate and Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore took home the 2018 ESPY for Best WNBA Player Wednesday.<p>Moore is averaging …

WNBA

Atlanta man charged in death of acquaintance’s dog, armed robbery

An Atlanta man has been jailed without bond in Hall County after authorities said he threatened to rob an acquaintance at gunpoint and fatally shot …

Armed Robbery

New $37.7M STEM school opening in Gwinnett for 2018-2019 school year

A new specialized high school for Norcross students is opening its doors for the 2018-2019 school year.<p>Paul Duke STEM High School will have at least …

High School

‘I’ve been watching you’: Home intruder rapes Gwinnett woman, cop says

A Snellville woman was awakened by her dog around 3 a.m. on April 8. The dog wouldn’t stop barking at the bedroom door. When the woman opened the …

Crime

These are the metro Atlanta restaurants that have closed so far this year

If it seems like metro Atlanta restaurant close as quickly as they open -- you're not totally wrong. Check out the area restaurants that have …

Atlanta