Arrest made in hostage situation, police standoff in Gwinnett

NORCROSS — A hostage situation ended with the arrest of the suspect in Gwinnett County shortly after midnight. Below is the report from the Gwinnett County Police Department. Gwinnett County Police officers responded to a trouble unknown call at 10103 Dunleaf Arc

30 people evacuated after early morning apartment fire in Gwinnett

An early morning blaze Thursday damaged four apartment units on Chase Lane in Norcross. Firefighters brought the flames under control at about 2:12 a.m. Gwinnett County Fire officials say about 30 people were evacuated from the two-story, eight-unit apartment building when the

Scam Alert: Someone is impersonating Norcross Power

NORCROSS — Officials in the city of Norcross want residents to know that an unknown entity is pretending to be Norcross Power and calling customers telling them power will be cut off if payment not received. The call is coming from a

Leaf vacuuming resumes in Norcross in November

NORCROSS — Leaf vacuuming will begin in Norcross on November 1st, and run through January 31st. City officials are reminding residents not to blow leaves into the streets as this can clog our stormwater drains. Leaves must be blown to edge of

New Norcross library set to open this week

NORCROSS — Gwinnett County will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the new Norcross Branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library at 3 p.m. Tuesday. The new branch — located on a 1.6-acre site connected to Lillian Webb Park

One dead after shooting in Norcross lounge parking lot

NORCROSS — The Gwinnett Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred in the parking lot of 4771 Britt Rd.   Shortly after 2:50 am, an off-duty officer working security at a karaoke restaurant heard shots being fired nearby. The off-duty officer drove through the

Norcross police debunk social media rumors

NORCROSS — Despite rumors that spread like wildfire through social media over the weekend, The Norcross Police Department says there has not been a murder at a Norcross park. The rumors spread after the brutal slaying of a woman at Piedmont Park

Arson suspected in Gwinnett County apartment fire

Gwinnett County fire investigators are trying to determine who is responsible for starting two fires at an apartment complex during the early morning hours of Sunday, June 2. According to fire officials, a fire was in the breezeway and in an area of

Gwinnett County woman killed in apartment fire

NORCROSS — Fire Investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire that claimed the life of a Gwinnett County woman on the 2100 block of Sarah Court in Norcross. Two women were in the apartment at the time of the

16-year-old charged in 2019 Norcross homicide

A 16-year-old Norcross resident has been arrested and charged with felony murder and aggravated assault stemming from a 2019 homicide. Leslie Garcia-Juarez, 16, of Norcross, was arrested on charges stemming from the slaying of 19-year-old Osiel Montano, of Norcross, which occurred in

Police investigate homicide at Norcross apartment complex

NORCROSS — The Gwinnett County Police Department is investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of a man at a Norcross apartment complex just after 3 a.m. Saturday.   The shooting occurred at 1023 Seasons Parkway in Norcross. When officers arrived, they

Hurricane Zeta Updates: North Georgia slammed with heavy winds

State Officials Say “Don’t go out.” Georgia’s Emergency Management department has a simple message for Georgian’s today as the state grapples with the aftermath of Hurricane Zeta. “Don’t go out today if you don’t have to.” The department is asking residents to

Fire guts room at Norcross hotel

Firefighters responded at 6:31 p.m. Saturday to a report from Norcross Police of a fire at the Knights Inn Hotel, at 5122 Brook Hollow Parkway in Norcross. An officer was driving past the hotel on the way home from work and saw