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2 arrested in fatal Taco Bell shooting

2 arrested in fatal Taco Bell shooting

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. -- Clayton County Police have arrested two people in connection with a fatal shooting at a Taco Bell in Stockbridge.

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McDaniel's attorneys seek lower bond

McDaniel's attorneys seek lower bond

MACON, Ga. -- Lawyers for Stephen McDaniel are expected to ask a judge Tuesday to reconsider his bond.

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against McDaniel, 26, a Mercer University law graduate who has pleaded not guilty in the June 2011 slaying of Lauren Giddings.

Giddings' torso was discovered wrapped in plastic in a garbage bin beside her apartment building.

Mich. shooting suspect arrested in Ga.

Mich. shooting suspect arrested in Ga.

WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- The second of three young men wanted in connection with a shooting that wounded five people at a southeast Michigan roller skating rink in December has been arrested in Georgia.

Waterford Township Police said in a statement that 21-year-old Tre-Andis Jamison of Pontiac is being held in Gwinnett County after being taken into custody there Monday by the FBI. He was named earlier this year in a warrant on assault with intent to murder, conspiracy and firearm possession charges.

Police said the Dec. 23 shooting at the Rolladium Skating Center in Waterford Township involved two rival Pontiac gangs. About 290 people were inside the rink, about 25 miles northwest of Detroit.

A 17-year-old was arrested in January in the case. Investigators are still searching for 18-year-old Robert Lee German.

County installs informational kiosks in Justice Center

County installs informational kiosks in Justice Center

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Gwinnett County is working hard to ensure that crime victims and witnesses can find information about their cases with ease.

Earlier this week, the District Attorney's office unveiled a series of informational kiosks throughout the county Justice and Administration Center. The computer-based system available at the kiosks provides a wide range of judicial information that can be navigated through a series of inquiries.

The county hopes to expand the kiosk program to police precincts and the sheriff's department in the near future.

Neighborhood Watch in Lilburn foils multiple crimes

Neighborhood Watch in Lilburn foils multiple crimes

Lilburn - According to Teresa Czyz of SafetySmart Lilburn, 3 recent crimes in Lilburn were foiled by resolute neighbors and a successful business and neighborhood watch.  Below is the letter that was sent to 11Alive detailing the 3 separate instances. 

We love this story, because it shows that when neighbors and residents are vigilant, we can help solve crimes and fight back against crime. Visit SafetySmart at http://www.safetysmartlilburn.org/ 

 

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What does a volleyball net, a retired police dog named Zeus and two neighbors have in common?   In the Brandlwood neighborhood it all added up to the capture and arrest of two burglars by the Lilburn Police Department (LPD). 

Lauren Giddings' boyfriend describes last email before her murder

Lauren Giddings' boyfriend describes last email before her murder

MACON, Ga. -- The boyfriend of a Mercer University law student who was brutally killed says that his girlfriend wrote in an email that a friend was asking uncomfortable questions about their relationship before she died.

Lauren Giddings' torso was found June 30 in a trash cart outside her Macon apartment. No additional remains have been discovered. The 27-year-old graduated from Agnes Scott.

One her classmates and neighbors, 26-year-old Lilburn native Stephen McDaniel, has been charged with her murder.

LILBURN: Classmate indicted in Mercer law grad's murder

LILBURN: Classmate indicted in Mercer law grad's murder

MACON, Ga. -- A Bibb County grand jury has indicted Stephen McDaniel on a murder charge in the killing of Lauren Giddings, his Mercer University law school classmate and neighbor in Macon.

The grand jury also indicted McDaniel on Tuesday on 30 counts of sexual exploitation of children.

The 26-year-old from Lilburn has been in jail since July 1, the day after Giddings' dismembered torso was found in a roll-away trash can near the apartment building where they lived.

Giddings was last seen June 25. The 27-year-old grew up in Laurel, Md. and received her bachelor's degree from Agnes Scott College in Decatur.