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Alamance County school bus overturns with students on board; driver charged

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — A school bus ran off the road and overturned with Southern Alamance High School students on board, according to the Alamance-Burlington School System.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-11-16 14:01:33

Odor in cabin forces American Airlines flight out of Charlotte to turn back

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - An American Airlines flight taking off from Charlotte Douglas International Airport was forced to turn around due to an odor in the cabin, officials said. American Airlines confirmed flight 5118 to Greensboro, NC, returned to Charlotte shortly after take-off and landed

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-11-16 20:28:00

21-Year-Old Woman Reported Missing: Burlington Police

At this time, police say there are no obvious signs of foul play or information to suggest Brandy is in danger, but her lack of contact for this length of time is uncharacteristic of her.


Mebane man throws cocaine during police chase

Photo Courtesy Alamance County Sheriff's OfficeCedric Deshaun Williams in custodyCedric Deshaun Williams, 38, of Mebane was arrested on November 14 after throwing 196 grams of cocaine from his vehicle during a brief police chase.

MEBANEENTERPRISE.COM - 2018-11-15 09:31:00

Stepfather charged after 3-year-old boy was found wandering alone in Greensboro

Robert Terelle Townsend, 35, faces two charges of misdemeanor child abuse and was jailed in Guilford County under a $2,000 secured bond.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-11-15 20:49:33

Greensboro police close road for death investigation

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Greensboro police shut down a stretch of road to investigate a death, police reported.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-11-16 17:05:23

Couple, homeless man accused of $400K GoFundMe scam. Here are some big fundraising fakes | News & Observer

The Burlington County, New Jersey, Prosecutor's Office has announced a news conference for Thursday afternoon where Prosecutor Scott A Coffina says he will make announcements about the fight over more than $400,000 raised by a New Jersey couple on GoFundMe for a homeless veteran, Johhny Bobbitt. H

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-11-15 16:15:00

Mebane Discount Store robbed at gunpoint

A local business was robbed at gunpoint yesterday evening.On Tuesday, November 13 around 6:00 p.m. the Mebane Police Department responded to Mebane Discount Store & Soul Grill on Lebanon Road in Mebane about an armed robbery.Upon arrival, officers spoke with the store clerk who told authorities, a w


‘He was tied up like an animal’: Family of man who died while in Greensboro police custody demand answers

In September, Greensboro police told us a disoriented and suicidal man ran in and out of traffic along Church Street. According to the department’s news release, while officers were trying to take Smith for a mental evaluation, he became combative and collapsed. He later died at the hospital.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-11-15 00:14:26

Are politicians afraid of people like me having a say in how we run things?

My name is Keith Sellars, and I live in Haw River, North Carolina. I’m the father of four beautiful girls and one very protective son.


Greensboro man denies fatally shooting Winston-Salem man. He also denies trying to put a hit on the prosecution's main witness.

But while he denied the charge of murder, he did admit other things, such as lying to police.

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-11-16 01:30:00

New seafood restaurant offering fried fish and shrimp dinners opens in Greensboro

(Skrimp Shack Facebook via The News & Record) GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Skrimp Shack opened earlier this week at 815 W. Gate City Blvd., according to the Greensboro News & Record. The restaurant opened in the space formerly held by Da Reggae Cafe, which moved to 2528 W. Gate City Blvd. last year. Skrim

MY FOX 8 - 2018-11-15 19:26:11

Alamance County arrests, Nov. 14

Andrew Curtis, 29, of 1611 Erwin Ave., Burlington, was charged Tuesday, Nov. 13, with six counts of breaking or entering into a motor vehicle, one count of breaking and entering, one count of misdemeanor larceny, and one count of felony larceny. According to Graham police, Curtis broke into six cars


22-Year-Old UNC Greensboro Student Found Dead In Upside Down Mercedes: Police

Greensboro Police found a 2016 Mercedes upside down in a parking lot around Oakland Avenue and Chapman Court around 11:30. Inside, police found passenger Cameron May dead. The driver, Ahmed Sinada, left the area before police found and arrested him.


City: No policy violations by officers when man died in custody | The NC Triad's altweekly

Kay Suber, Marcus Smith's sister, addresses the media. At left is Smith's mother, Mary Smith. (photo by Jordan Green)

TRIAD-CITY-BEAT.COM - 2018-11-14 23:21:34

Watching, Waiting For Haw River To Go Down

"The Haw River is angry," says Ken Hall, who was out taking pictures in Saxapahaw. "It’s more current than I’ve seen in a long time in the Haw River."


Greensboro man charged in wreck that killed passenger

At 11:27 p.m., officers responded to the area of Oakland Avenue and Chapman Court in reference to a motor-vehicle crash, a police news release stated. They found a 2016 Mercedes upside down in a parking lot. They also found the passenger, Cameron May, deceased. The driver, Ahmed Abdulwahab Sinada, h


Winter Storm Warnings, Watches Out For NC Mountains And Foothills

Alleghany, Surry and Wilkes counties are all under the warning for the event, which could bring ice, sleet and freezing rain Thursday morning. Stokes and Yadkin counties are under a Winter Storm Watch as is Henry County, Va.


Police: Man robs Mebane store at gunpoint

The clerk at Mebane Discount Store, 7721 Lebanon Road, told police that a white male wearing a blue ski mask and gloves entered the store, brandished a silver and black handgun, and demanded cash from the register.


Man who died in Greensboro police custody in September was 'hogtied', family says

Police said Marcus Deon Smith, 38, was disoriented and suicidal early on the morning of Sept. 8, running in and out of traffic in the 100 block of North Church Street when officers encountered him. According to a police news release, EMS arrived about five minutes after police arrived.