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Population growth has residents fearing future water shortage

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CBS46 spoke with county leaders to find out how they are getting ready to keep up with increasing demand.

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Burglary suspects make off with more than $76,000 in cash and property Video included

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Gwinnett Police detectives are looking for three suspects accused of making off with over $76,000 in cash and property during three burglaries on the same day while causing several thousands of dollars worth of damage.

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Protesters gather outside Waffle House HQ demanding apology Video included

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Protesters marched to the Waffle House headquarters in Gwinnett County Friday and gathered at the main gates, demanding an apology from the restaurant chain after recent arrests which they claim were racially motivated.

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Developer plans to revive Gwinnett Place Mall Video included

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CBS46 first told you about the anchor store of Sears closing it's doors, well now we've learned a luxury apartment developer has bough the store site at Gwinnett Place.

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Detectives search for released sex offender

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Family members say they have not seen or heard from Andrew Dix, who also suffers from mental health conditions and may act erratically.

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Budget cuts end college daycare program Video included

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Parents at Gwinnett Technical College are frustrated after finding out the Toddler Daycare is closing in a month.

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Jail dog program gives inmates, dogs second chances Video included

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For the last years eight year, inmates and shelter dogs inside Gwinnett County Jail have been getting a second chance.  

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Local attorney charged for drugging female employee

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Anthony O. Van Johnson was arrested by Gwinnett Police drugging his female employee while out for a meal after work. 

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CBS46 talks with Sheikh Rahman, state's first Muslim lawmaker

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There are a lot of faces on the walls and chiseled into the statues of the Georgia State Capitol but none of them look quite like Sheikh Rahman, the first Muslim lawmaker in Georgia history. 

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Photo released of armed bank robber

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According to authorities, the suspect entered the Chase Bank in unincorporated Lilburn on May 26. 

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Suspects seen committing identity fraud, card fraud

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Gwinnett Police have released photos of two suspects who illegally used a theft victim's credit card at several Kroger stores and fraudulently withdrew over $9300 from a bank account.

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Gwinnett Co. accepting applications for Citizen's Police Academy

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Are you a Gwinnett County resident interested in learning about your local police department? The Citizen's Police Academy is ready to answer the call. 

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Man fatally shot, 2 others struck at Gwinnett County apartment complex

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A man is dead and two other people sustained injury after a shooting outside an apartment complex in Gwinnett County late Monday night.

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Former Cedar Grove HS football player to be laid to rest Tuesday

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A man gunned down at his apartment complex in Gwinnett County last week will be laid to rest Tuesday. 

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Person killed after accident involving motorcycle in Gwinnett County

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Police say a person was killed late Saturday after an accident involving a motorcycle and vehicle in Gwinnett County.

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Suspects caught on camera trying to break in ATM at Varsity restaurant

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Police are searching for four men caught on surveillance camera trying to break into an ATM inside a Varsity restaurant location in Gwinnett County. 

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Lawrenceville residents concerned over development Video included

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Zoning signs alert neighbors development could be coming to a pasture on Webb Gin House Road, but there are also signs of opposition.

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Woman critically injured in overnight fire later passes away

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A woman who was hospitalized in critical condition following a fire at a home in Gwinnett County early Tuesday morning has passed away at the hospital.

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Gwinnett County recognizes servicemen who died in the line of duty Video included

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On Monday, Gwinnett County held a special Memorial Day service in honor of the brave men and women who’ve died in the line of duty. 

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Dog dies after being left inside hot car for five hours

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Connie Wright Gomez, 46, told deputies she left her Rottweiler, Rambo, in her car when she came to visit the jail as a court visitor. 

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Teen fatally shot at Gwinnett County mobile home park

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A man accused of fatally shooting a teenager at a mobile home park in Gwinnett County has turned himself in to police.

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Federal safety investigators recommend school bus seat belts

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The law says you have to wear a seat belt when you get in your car.  

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Two cameras, two different sides of Snellville seafood restaurant confrontation

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According to a Facebook post averaging hundreds of thousands of views per day, the owner of Doos Seafood near Snellville "hit" an employee for making a mistake. 

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Police: Deceased person found in Gwinnett County park

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The body of an adult male was located in Pinckneyville Park, an area in unincorporated Norcross, just before noon on Monday.

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Gwinnett judge candidate resigns from job over courthouse violations

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According to sources, and information independently confirmed by CBS46, some of the alleged violations are minor, and others are not so minor.

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As enrollment increases, Gwinnett County school district approves $2.2 billion budget

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The Gwinnett County school system approved a huge new budget Thursday night with plans to increase your child's safety.

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GBI employee on leave after arrest

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An employee with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is on administrative leave following his arrest. 

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New tool removes excuse of poverty from failing schools

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A powerful new tool is removing the excuse of poverty from failing schools across Georgia.

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