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Woman shot, killed in Salisbury

SALISBURY, NC (FOX 46 WJZY)- A 25-year-old woman was shot and killed in Salisbury early Sunday, according to the Rowan County Sheriff's Office.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-06-24 16:59:00

Salisbury woman killed during home invasion; man arrested, charged with murder

At about 2 a.m. Sunday, Rowan County sheriff’s deputies were called to 1425 North Long Street, Salisbury, on a report of shots fired into a residence.

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-06-24 13:59:00

Albemarle man faces multiple charges - The Stanly News & Press

Jeremy Steven Shaver, 22, of Catalina Drive, Albemarle, was arrested by the Stanly County Sheriff’s Office and charged with multiple property crimes and drug charges.

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2018-06-23 19:00:17

Homicide investigation underway in Rowan County

SPENCER, N.C. -- Police are investigating a homicide in Rowan County.According to family members, a woman in her 20's was shot and killed overnight at a home on North Long Street in East Spencer.Police are expected to issue a press release on the incident shortly.Stay with NBC Charlotte for the late

WCNC - 2018-06-24 12:25:00

Rowan County Sheriff's Office searches for Sunday morning murder suspect - Salisbury Post

OnSunday, June 24, 2018at about2 a.m.deputies with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office were called to 1425 North Long St., Salisbury to a report of shots fired into a dwelling.

SALISBURY POST - 2018-06-24 13:45:58

Woman Dies After Shots Fired Into House During Attempted Break-In; Man Charged

SALISBURY, NC - Rowan County Detectives have arrested 25-year-old Witt Darnell Alexander Jr. in connection with a murder early Sunday morning.Authorities were called to a house in the 1400 block of North Long Street in Salisbury in response to shots being fired into a home around 2 a.m.Police believ

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-06-24 14:46:12

CAROWINDS PARKING LOT FIRE: Rock Hill woman has 2nd car totaled in 8 months after fire in Carowinds parking lot

"In my head, I'm going, ‘It’s just a vehicle,’ but for us, it’s more than that because we don’t have a replacement,” Leonard said. “To us, it's our life."

WSOC-TV - 2018-06-23 16:54:19

A Story of Hope: Concord’s Wilkerson learned life lessons while recovering from serious injury

The mid-summer of 2017 was another fiery one in Cabarrus County, with temperatures creeping toward triple digits. But the imminence of football season, his favorite time of year, was keeping Wilkerson calm and cool.

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-06-24 21:23:00

UPTOWN SHOOTING: Man shot while breaking into uptown Charlotte home dies

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- A man who was shot after he was armed while breaking into a home in uptown Charlotte died at the hospital Saturday morning.Police said 37-year-old Wayne Carrothers was shot by the homeowner on Greenleaf Avenue on June 15.Officials had received a felony breaking and entering warrant

WSOC-TV - 2018-06-23 16:01:03

Police looking for suspect in Rowan County homicide

SALISBURY, N.C. -- The Rowan County Sheriff's Office is investigating a murder in Salisbury.Authorities were called to a house in the 1400 block of North Long Street, Salisbury in response to shots being fired into a home.When officers arrive they found 25-year-old Mirah Turner suffering from a gun

WCNC - 2018-06-24 12:25:00

Police: Man on the run after robbing Speedway in Greensboro

At the time of the robbery he was wearing a blue-hooded sweatshirt, a black paintball mask, black pants and black shoes.

WXII 12 - 2018-06-23 13:36:00

SOUTH CHARLOTTE BREAK-INS: Man sought in connection with 15 home break-ins in south Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- There have been 15 home break-ins since May 30 in the Myers Park, Eastover, and Cotswold neighborhoods between 12 a.m. and 6 a.m., Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.


Over 2,000 people without power after car hits power pole in Randolph County

RANDOLPH COUNTY, North Carolina —Randolph Communication confirmed a car hit a power pole on highway 311 in Archdale on Saturday.According to officials, the call about the crash came in at 3:59 p.m. They said no one was taken away from the scene by emergency medical services.AdvertisementDuke Energy

WXII 12 - 2018-06-23 21:50:00

Salisbury Pride Festival celebrates eight years - Salisbury Post

By Andie Foleyandie.foley@salisburypost.comSalisbury Pride President Beth Meadows said that this year’s Pride Festival was uneventful.Uneventful in that the crowds of attendees were large, the groups of protesters slim and the environment warm and welcoming for all, she said.

SALISBURY POST - 2018-06-24 04:10:19

CHARLOTTE WENDY'S SHOOTING: Wendy's worker accused of shooting customer's car during fight

Investigators told Channel 9 two female customers from Florida had gone through the drive-thru and were waiting for their food in the parking lot. A female employee brought the food out to them, but the customers were upset about how long it took to get their order, and the women started fighting.


One person in custody after brief chase in east Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY)- At least one person has been taken into custody after a brief chase in east Charlotte Saturday afternoon, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-06-23 21:01:00

Charlotte city councilowman LaWana Mayfield hosts community forum on police relations to community

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY)- On Friday night, city councilwoman LaWana Mayfield hosted a community forum in an attempt to bridge the gap between the community and its police officers.


More than a dozen dogs saved from dogfighting ring in Concord, officials say

"There were definitely some signs of neglect. Several of them were underweight and a few of them did have outwardly injuries, scratches, bruises, some bumps," described Julie Schwall, the supervisor over Cabarrus County's animal shelter.


Stanly County woman charged with shoplifting in Richmond, Anson counties - The Stanly News & Press

According to a police report, 55-year-old Daniel Gatewood, of Morven, and 47-year-old Josie Honeycutt (spelled “Huneycutt” in other jail and court records) Riggsbee, of Norwood, stole “assorted household items” from Walmart.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stanly made the right decision - The Stanly News & Press

Calls for the de-annexation of Badin, Stanfield and Red Cross wreaks of a political “scorched earth” policy by N.C. Rep. Justin Burr, R-Stanly.