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Armed suspect shot & killed by Fletcher Police ID'd

Wesley Shelton, 33, from Marshall, NC pointed a gun at police at the store Wednesday night and was shot, according to the report.

WSPA.COM - 2018-07-19 20:52:04

Police ask for help finding McDowell County mail theft suspects

Edward Cooper McDuffie Jr., 39, of Ellenboro, and Stephanie Renee Rice, 28, of Swannanoa, are each wanted on 28 counts of possession of stolen goods, 24 counts of larceny, three counts of larceny of a chose in action, two counts of financial card theft, one count of possession of methamphetamine and

WLOS.COM - 2018-07-19 13:57:47

Man dead after officer-involved shooting at Fletcher CVS

FLETCHER, NC (WSPA) - A man is dead after an armed confrontation with police at a CVS store in Fletcher, Wednesday afternoon.

WNCT - 2018-07-19 15:45:53

Medical experts host opioid crisis conference in Asheville

"This is a chance to come together, talk about those, share experiences, address challenges that people have, and hopefully come up with some solutions," William Hathaway M.D., the chief medical officer of Mission Health, said. "Although, frankly, in this epidemic, there's not a lot of real easy sol

WLOS.COM - 2018-07-19 17:23:10

Man shot, killed in confrontation with police at drug store

FLETCHER, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a man was shot and killed in a confrontation with police at a drug store.News outlets report Fletcher police cited witnesses who said the unidentified suspect entered the CVS store through the front door Wednesday and went to a back room.Police Chie

AP - 2018-07-19 15:24:14

Top local stories we are following today

Police are searching for a suspect who beat up a clerk at Oakley Food Center in Asheville. Video footage shows the suspect punching the clerk's head multiple times, breaking a bone over his eye. The suspect was seen getting into a silver car, possibly an Acura or Honda.Click here for more on this st


Asheville public safety chairman 'deeply troubled' by civil rights groups monitoring

Haynes and Young did not respond to a question Thursday afternoon asking what actions, if any, they would take.

CITIZEN TIMES - 2018-07-20 00:23:00

Asheville restaurants excited for new reach thanks to Uber Eats

Western North Carolina’s food delivery is heating up and heading out! Ride-sharing service Uber launched Uber Eats in Asheville today, giving Ashevillians the ability to order via app and have it delivered right to their door!

WLOS.COM - 2018-07-19 12:39:42

Man dead in armed confrontation at Fletcher CVS

The suspect, according to police, entered the store through the front door and went to a back room, which Summey described as a “warehouse or a breakroom.” It was there that he was confronted by six officers, police say.

CITIZEN TIMES - 2018-07-18 20:09:00

July 19 Swannanoa Valley crimes and arrests

Robert Travis Fox, 31, of Asheville, was arrested on June 30 on Third Street and charged with resisting public officers and driving with license revoked - not impaired.

BLACKMOUNTAINNEWS.COM - 2018-07-19 00:00:00

Another Asheville police captain fired, attorney calls it 'retaliation'

ASHEVILLE, NC (WSPA) - Body camera video showing former officer Chris Hickman beating a suspected jaywalker last summer is part of the firing of yet another officer.7News told you about the firing of Asheville Police Captain Stony Gonce back in May, accused of trying to interfere with the Hickman In


Asheville police monitored groups in wake of 2016 shooting protests

Authorities say information was monitored through social media and open events on groups including Asheville Politics, Black Lives Matter, DxE Asheville, and Standing Up for Racial Justice.

WLOS.COM - 2018-07-18 16:05:32

Answer Man: I-40 bridge concrete falling off over French Broad River? 'Park & Ride' in use?

The North Carolina DOT has contracted with a company to repair cracking concrete on eight bridges in Buncombe County. The work should be completed by Oct. 31. The bridges will remain open during the work, and they are safe, the DOT said.Wochit

CITIZEN TIMES - 2018-07-18 19:03:00

Woman's death has Buncombe County authorities, her family searching for answers

The cause of death is still not being released. Detectives are saying very little, really no more than confirming that it is a death investigation, and Powell's relatives said that makes the situation even tougher.


Asheville restaurants, delivered: Uber Eats set to launch service

ASHEVILLE — Starting Thursday, Uber Technologies will launchUber Eatsin Asheville, bringing locals a way to — let's face it — obsessively track the approach of their delivery food.

CITIZEN TIMES - 2018-07-18 20:20:00

Brace yourself Asheville. 'Fine dining on fries,' AKA poutine, is coming soon.

ASHEVILLE — Come July 25, it's all gravy. That's the day chef Tom Kern throws open the doors to his BadHappy Poutine Shop, an homage to the many things that can apparently be done to Canada's favorite comfort-food dish.


Waynesville police ask for help in IDing suspected SUV thieves

CANDLER, N.C. (WLOS) —Waynesville police ask for the public's help in identifying two suspected car thieves.Police say the two people in these photos are suspects in the theft of a green Suburban that was recently located.They left the SUV the at McDonalds at I-40 Exit 44 in Candler July 11, 2018.If


Great Smokies road to briefly close for accident cleanup

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Two more hotels proposed for Asheville area

One plan calls for a 170-room hotel and 125-seat restaurant on Fairview Road just outside Biltmore Village. The other proposed hotel would be a 106-room Mainstay Suites at the Brevard Road/I-40 interchange near the WNC Farmers Market. (Image credit: WLOS staff)ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) —Two more new ho


Asheville officials back police's decision to monitor civil rights groups

ASHEVILLE - Two council members, including city government's second-highest ranking elected official, expressed confidence in police a dayafter revelations the department monitored activities of civil rights groups Black Lives Matter and Showing Up for Racial Justiceas part of an intelligence gather