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News Nearby: DragonCon Founder Back in Gwinnett Jail

Here are headlines from around the region for Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.

DragonCon Founder Back in Gwinnett Jail 

Dragoncon founder Edward Kramer, 50, is in the Gwinnett County jail as of 4 p.m., Jan. 19, following charges of aggravated child molestation. 

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Kramer was first arrested in Gwinnett County on Aug. 25, 2000, and accused of sexually abusing three teen boys during a sleepover at his house. Read more on Snellville Patch.

Neighbor Shoots Burglary Suspect Fleeing Merry Hills Home 

A Merry Hills man stopped a burglary last week after he confronted two men fleeing his neighbor's home and shot one of them in the leg, DeKalb County police said.

The man told police he confronted the men after they broke into a home in the 1300 block of Carolyn Drive at about 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, according to the police report. Read more North Druid Hills-Briarcliff Patch.

Man Shot Leaving Capitol Avenue Holiday Inn 

Atlanta police are looking for two men who shot a man in a early morning robbery as the victim and his friend left a party.

The shooting, which occurred at about 3:40 a.m., left the 28-year-old victim hospitalized at Grady Memorial Hospital in stable condition. Read more on East Atlanta Patch.

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