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Gunshot fired outside Hanes Mall as bail bond agents tried to take a man into custody

Hanes Mall in Winston-Salem WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - A gunshot was fired in the parking lot of Hanes Mall on Saturday as bail bond agents tried to take a man into custody. Police were called to the mall at 3320 Silas Creek Pkwy. shortly before 7:30 p.m. in reference to a gunshot, according to a police

MY FOX 8 - 2018-03-18 13:29:05

City of Greensboro: Speakers on gun show welcome at April 3 council meeting

GREENSBORO - The city is telling people who want to speak about guns to come to next month's City Council meeting instead of the one Tuesday. The council recently adopted a new meeting format that sets aside the first Tuesday of the month for comments from the public. The next on will begin at 5:30

GREENSBORO.COM - 2018-03-19 14:43:00

Siler City man wins $250K lottery prize

Siler City, N.C. - A man from a small town won a big prize last week after he bought a $5 lottery ticket from a gas station in Siler City. Luis Arellano bought the ticket at the Rite Stop on East 11th Street. His winnings from the 20X The Cash scratch-off game got him $250,000. Arellano claimed his

WRAL - 2018-03-19 13:52:35

Cousins open 'escape room' and Burlington's first public VR studio

Tim Allen and Kagney Colbert-Carr are cousins from the mountains of Murphy, but school and work brought them to the Piedmont. And they found that there wasn't a whole lot for younger people to do in Burlington, so they opened Four 46 games at 713 Floyd St. It's Alamance County's newest "escape room,

TIMES-NEWS - 2018-03-18 18:13:00

Man reports being shot at at Coleridge Road Apartments

ASHEBORO - A man who says he was shot at early Saturday at the Coleridge Road Apartments showed up knocking at the door of a nearby residence seeking shelter. Lt. Col. Mark Lineberry of the Asheboro Police Department said a 22-year-old man told officers he was waiting for a female acquaintance at he

ASHEBORO COURIER-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-19 22:58:24

Hege challenge confronts clock of printing ballots

DAVIDSON COUNTY - The challenge to keep ex-Sheriff Gerald Hege from appearing on the Republican Party primary ballot may run into an unavoidable complication: The ticking clock. A county resident from Wallburg last week filed a formal challenge to Hege appearing on the May 8 primary ballot, citing h

HPENEWS.COM - 2018-03-18 10:00:00

Randleman man jailed in stabbing

RANDLEMAN - A Randleman man remains in Randolph County Jail after allegedly pointing a gun at, and then stabbing, a man he says stole property from him. Ahmed Soualy, 35, of 304 Reece Ave., Apt. H, Randleman, faces multiple charges, including assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, a

ASHEBORO COURIER-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-19 21:13:17

Father Charged After Bringing Gun To Kid's Basketball Game At Proehlific Park

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A father of an athlete at Proehlific Park was charged after threatening to use a gun during a basketball game. Greensboro police said the man got into an argument with a dad of another athlete while at the game over the weekend. Damian Lavar Jones, 40, had a gun and displayed it

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-03-19 22:31:00

King Cobra to make Piedmont Triad home

Photo credit: Mike Easter at Scales and Tales in Ohio King Cobra will become part of the permanent exhibit at the Kernersville Reptile Center and Zoo before the end of March. KERNERSVILLE - The public soon will get a chance to see a king cobra, the world's longest venomous snake, on permanent displ


Asheboro Police search for shooting suspect

ASHEBORO - Asheboro Police were searching Saturday for a suspect in a midday shooting at Coleridge Road Apartments. According to Lt. Ricci D'Angelo, one man shot another in the upper thigh with a small-caliber handgun after a verbal altercation in a grassy area ringed on three sides by apartments on


2 people seriously hurt after truck crosses center line, crashes head-on into car in Greensboro

The 1500 block of Pleasant Ridge Road in Greensboro (Google Maps) GREENSBORO, N.C. - Police said two people were seriously hurt after a driver in Greensboro crossed the center line and crashed into another vehicle head-on. A 1996 Chevrolet S-10 truck driven by a 47-year-old Colfax man crossed the ce


Human trafficking suspect facing charges for intimidating witness

HIGH POINT - A man charged with human trafficking last month now faces several felony charges for allegedly making threatening phone calls to a woman officials say he forced into prostitution. Michael Blaze Craddock, of Sunset View Drive in Archdale, was allegedly assaulting a 19-year-old woman and


Bridge beam falls off tractor-trailer, causes Greensboro intersection to shutdown

Mike MurraySOURCE: Mike Murray Updated: 1:33 PM EDT Mar 16, 2018 A tractor-trailer is blocking the entire intersection of Battleground Avenue at New Garden Road. The accident happened around 1:20 p.m. The load on a tractor-trailer, carrying a bridge beam, shifted, causing the blockage. Both northb


Randleman officer chases stolen car which wrecks in Asheboro

RANDLEMAN - A teenager is in the Randolph County Jail facing numerous charges, including fleeing to elude arrest in a car police say was stolen while it was idling unattended in a driveway. In addition to theft of a motor vehicle and fleeing to elude arrest, Brianna Monae Hoskie was charged with bre


Two arrested on drug charges following Monday shooting

HIGH POINT - Two people were arrested Monday after police searched a house where a man was shot. Just before 3 p.m. police responded to 1017 Asheboro St. after getting reports that a man was shot. Officers found a 21-year-old man on a couch in the front room of the house suffering from a gunshot wou


Ramseur Elementary worker charged with having gun at school

RAMSEUR - Ramseur Elementary School was locked down temporarily Friday morning when an employee was seen with a gun. The employee was later arrested and charged. In a statement, Tim Moody of the Randolph County School System, said: "At approximately 10:10 (Friday) morning, an employee of the school


School employee cited for gun on campus

RANDOLPH COUNTY - A Randolph County woman was arrested and charged Friday with bringing a gun onto school property. On Friday, the school resource officer at Ramseur Elementary School was alerted about a weapon having been located at the school. The school resource officer requested the school be lo


Teen missing from Winston-Salem could be in danger, police say

A 14-year-old girl who ran away from home could be in danger of hurting herself, police say. Alishia Renee Nickerson left her home in Winston-Salem early Thursday morning after speaking to her therapist on the phone about suicidal thoughts, according to a release from Winston-Salem police. Alishia d


Graham couple charged in car break-ins

The Alamance County Sheriff's Office says it has solved a series of car break-ins in southern Alamance County and arrested two people responsible. Thomas Levi Williamson, 33, and Mary Amber Twig, 35, of 507-B Kernodle Drive, Graham, were arrested Wednesday, March 14. The couple sold some stolen item


Crime Stoppers getting results in the Piedmont Triad

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- When you make that anonymous call to Crime Stoppers, the voice on the other end is someone like Stacey Finch. She's been working as a coordinator for Greensboro Guilford Crime Stoppers for about a year, taking in about 20 tips every day. "People can report crime without the fear