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Argument about Aretha Franklin leads to shooting in Virginia, witnesses say
SUFFOLK, Va. - Officials in Virginia are investigating a shooting that reportedly stemmed from an argument involving two men and whether Halle Berry played Aretha Franklin in a movie, according toWTKR.
One day – two shootings - The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
AHOSKIE – In what is becoming more commonplace than isolated, the Ahoskie Police are again investigating shootings….this time involving two, non-fatal incidents that occurred eight hours apart here SaturdayThe shootings are not connected, according to Ahoskie Police Chief Troy Fitzhugh.In one case,
Williamston man wakes up to $100k lottery win
Richard Silverthorne, of Williamston, was watching WITN News at Sunrise Thursday to hear the winning Powerball numbers. That's when he learned he was a $100,000 winner.
Local church to give away food and clothing
Many faithful people attend the Compassion Worship Center, soon to be Compassion Worship Cathedral, at 12:30 p.m. every Sunday in Roanoke Rapids, where Ann Vincent is a minister.She serves under the pastors, Wallace and Ozalie Cherry, who drive from Durham every Sunday. Vincent said her choice to be
Final suspect in Grant Drive shooting arrested
Donovan Malichi Gonsalves, center, was the third suspect apprehended for the shooting death of Daquinn Fernando Blount, 23, of Georgia, formerly of Roanoke Rapids. Already in custody were Czar Claude Luther Celestine, left, and Marc Anthony Solomon-Cartegena, right.Submitted
Southeast Halifax: A study in discipline
CROWELLS CROSSROADS — Gathered in a round last week before yet another day of preseason conditioning, the 2018 Southeast Halifax football outfit appeared attentive and engaged — stoic, even.And if there was a stitch of noise spilling from the collection of green and gold helmets, it wasn’t audible a
Two injured after a fight led to a shooting in Suffolk
WAVY Photo, Laura CasoSUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- A fight between two men led to a shooting in Suffolk Thursday morning.Suffolk police say it happened just before 11 a.m. at the intersection of East Washington Street and Liberty Street.The incident started with a verbal altercation between the two men th
Hertford councilor jailed for violating probation
Councilor Frank Norman will get a short reprieve on Monday, however, when he’ll be allowed to attend a Hertford Town Council meeting.
Barbershop Argument over Aretha Franklin and Halle Berry Leads to Shooting, Witness Says
A man was shot Thursday morning, and a witness says it was because of an argument over late singerAretha Franklin, according toWTKR. Neither the alleged shooter nor victim have been identified.
Edenton man wanted for opioid-related death
Derrick Lamont Phillips, 27, is accused of supplying the heroin that led to the death of Chandler Davenport, 22, of Shawboro on Dec. 7, according to a spokeswoman for the N.C. Department of Public Safety. Davenport died following a car accident about a mile south of the Perquimans-Pasquotank border.
Man contracts West Nile virus in Currituck, calls for county to issue warning
His granddaughter, Sheryl Pope, says he likely got bit by a mosquito in mid-July, but it was just last Wednesday when test results came back positive.
Williamston man wakes up to $100,000 Powerball win
As he watched a news report on the winning Powerball numbers, he discovered he was a $100,000 winner.
Suffolk police arrest man in connection with Thursday morning shooting that left 1 injured
Michael Jermell Hatton, 44, was arrested and charged with aggravated malicious wounding, shoot/cut/stab or wound in the commission of a felony, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and discharging a firearm in public with injury for shooting Tony Jonathan Lundy, 47, in Suffolk on Thursday,
Arrest made in Edenton stolen vehicle case
EDENTON, N.C. (WAVY) - An arrest has been made in a stolen vehicle case in Edenton, N.C.Rico Eugene White was arrested in Elizabeth City Sunday after police pulled him over for driving a reportedly stolen vehicle.The vehicle was reported stolen to Edenton Police on August 10 when officers responded
Man arrested in connection with Edenton vehicle larceny
Two days later, Elizabeth City Police arrested Rico Eugene White after a traffic stop, which was conducted because the vehicle was reported stolen out of Edenton.
Blanchard dies; investigation continues
Brian Blanchard, 52, died Sunday night, after being in hospice care.Prior to hospice care, he was being treated at WakeMed Health and Hospitals’ Raleigh Campus for some injuries. He had been a resident at Accordius Health at Scotland Manor in Scotland Neck for about one year.Chief John Tippett of th
Mum reveals how she forgot baby son who died after left in hot car
After managing to drop off her three eldest children with a relative, Ms Curry made her way to work, only to receive another call from a friend who was checking on the welfare of her 10-year-old daughter after she was diagnosed with diabetes.
Clerk injured after armed robbery at Greensville Co. motel
GREENSVILLE CO., Va. – A clerk was injured after an armed robbery at the American Inn Motel on 1200 Moore’s Ferry Road in Skippers, Virginia, early Tuesday morning.
Ahoskie Police investigate shooting, victim airlifted
AHOSKIE, N.C. – Police in Ahoskie, North Carolina, are investigating a shooting that happened in the morning hours of Saturday.
'He was so precious': Baby dies after being left in hot car outside Domino's Pizza in Emporia
According to Emporia Chief of Police Rick Pinksaw, officers located 6-month-old Dameer Curry not breathing around 9:10 p.m. Pinksaw tells 8News that the mother of the infant, 30-year-old Blondia Curry, is an assistant manager of Dominio's Pizza.