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Police: Dad stabs son to death in church parking lot

LILBURN, Ga. -- Police say a man killed his 12-year-old son and then cut himself repeatedly before calling 911.

Police responded to First Baptist Church on Main Street in Lilburn around 9:15 p.m. on Monday and discovered the grisly scene. The father and son were found in a white pickup truck in the parking lot of the church. Responding officers said they both had "obvious trauma."

Firefighters work to extinguish Lilburn house fire

LILBURN, Ga. -- Fire crews with the Gwinnett County Fire Department are working to take down a blaze in Lilburn.

The fire was reported around 4:37 p.m. Sunday in the 3700 block of Hollow Tree Lane spokesperson Tommy Rutledge said.

Upon arriving, firefighters found heavy fire from the rear of the home.

The crews are working to knock-down the bulk of the flames at this time.  There's currently no word on the cause of the fire.

The homeowner gave responders the all-clear and said that were no injuries in the fire at this time.

11Alive will continue to monitor this developing story.

Dog killed in Gwinnett County house fire

LILBURN, Ga. -- A dog was the lone casualty in a Lilburn house fire that engulfed a home Sunday afternoon.

Gwinnett fire officials first got the call of a blaze in the 900 block of Medina Drive around 5 p.m.

Upon arrival, firefighters found a two-story split level home heavily burned on the back side with flames coming through the roof.

Crews worked quickly to keep the fire from spreading further and made entry through the front door where they were met with heavy flames in the upstairs kitchen area.

Crews simultaneously began searching for victims and while no one was home at the time a dog was found dead.

The fire caused major damage to the residence and while the fire is thought to have began in the kitchen area next to some cooking appliances, the exact cause is unknown.

Parkview HS baseball players' suspensions upheld

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- The Gwinnett County Board of Education has upheld the suspensions given to several members of the Parkview High School baseball team.

The board met Monday morning to hear appeals on the suspensions, which range from a semester to the entire 2015-16 school year.

The six students were suspended after a hazing incident that occurred in North Charleston, S.C., where the team was participating in a tournament. According to police reports, upperclassmen entered hotel rooms occupied by younger teammates and wrestled with them. They may also have had inappropriate contact with the victims.

Athletes facing hazing allegations appear before disciplinary hearing

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- Several baseball players from Parkview High School may face disciplinary action following hazing allegations.

The athletes involved appeared before a school disciplinary committee on Friday.

This all stems from an incident in early June when younger students claimed upperclassmen made inappropriate physical and sexual contact with them.