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Guilford County Schools closed on Friday amid power outages, flooding from Michael

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – Guilford County Schools are closed on Friday amid power outages, flooding and wind caused by Tropical Storm Michael.


Suspect arrested by Greensboro police, US Secret Service after man killed on Alamance Church Road

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A suspect faces a murder charge after a Greensboro man was shot and killed early Friday morning on Alamance Church Road in Greensboro, according to Greensboro police.


Cleaning up from Michael: Trees, downed power lines a problem after storm :: WRAL.com

By Jodi Leese Glusco, WRAL.com director of contentDurham, N.C.— Several school districts across central North Carolina were closed Friday and some roads were littered with debris after Michael plowed through the region Thursday.With winds gusting up to 50 mph and heavy rain saturating the ground, do


Major Greensboro roads without power; police say ‘Stay off the roads’

“Due to the weather, multiple intersections throughout the city are without power, and there is flooding along some roadways,” the Greensboro Police Department said in a news release. “People are strongly advised to remain off the roadways while conditions are hazardous.”


Alamance County arrests, Oct. 11

Seneca Lamont Davis, 38, of 2246 Farrell Road, Lot A1, Mebane, was charged Tuesday with felony child abuse inflicting serious physical injury. According to the Alamance County Sheriff's Office, Davis inflicted a right proximal femur fracture on a 1-year-old. Bond was set for $100,000.


Police: Decomposing Body Found in Carrboro Home

An investigation is underway after Carrboro Police discovered a deceased individual “in an advanced state of decomposition” on Wednesday.Authorities said they do not suspect foul play.The body was discovered when personnel from the town fire and zoning departments were checking on the stability of a


Greensboro man charged with murder in Friday fatal shooting

Around 8 a.m. on Thursday, Greensboro police with the help of the U.S. Secret Service arrested 29-year-old Sean Deante Bradshaw at a residence at 2514 Ponderosa Drive in the shooting death of LaTron Devon Tyson, according to a police news release.


2 former gang members work to stop gang violence in the Triad

“When I was growing up, all the gangbangers were dope boys,” said Willie Pettiford. “They had the money. They had the cars. They had the girls.”


The Triad's NC Brewers Cup winners | The NC Triad's altweekly

The North Carolina Brewers Cup, an annual, statewide beer competition now in its 7thyear, announced its winners last week after judging entries from 76 different NC breweries. Of the 624 beers entered into the competitions, 25 of them came from Triad breweries. Brown Truck Brewing out of High Point


Tornado WATCH Issued for Some Triad Counties; Here's What a Watch Means

In general, get as low as you can. A basement below ground level or the lowest floor of a building offers the greatest safety. Put as many walls between yourself and the outside as possible. Avoid windows at all costs!


Calling BS: Marikay Abuzuaiter and the Greensboro police | The NC Triad's altweekly

In 2013, journalist Eric Ginsburg obtained a trove of emails that revealed that Councilwoman Marikay Abuzuaiter served as a confidential informant for the Greensboro Police Department. (In 2014, Ginsburg would help foundTriad City Beat; he now works as a freelancer in New York City.)


He may have died two years ago. Police just found the body.

Carrboro police are investigating the death of a person they think has been dead for two years.Police found the body in an “advanced state of decomposition” Wednesday afternoon in a home on Roberts Street, said Carrboro Police Capt. Chris Atack.Fire and zoning officials found the house unlocked when


Tropical Storm Michael hits North Carolina bringing flooding, wind

As of the National Hurricane Center's 11 p.m. advisory, the storm's center is about 15 miles north-northeast of Norfolk, Virginia, with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph. The storm is about to move off the coast of Virginia and into the Atlantic Ocean.


Police: Man opened fire inside Durham convenience store before taking money :: WRAL.com

The man is described as being in his 20s and was wearing a black hat with a red logo, a bandana over his face, a white jacket with red stripes on the sleeves and blue jeans.


11-Year-Old Killed While Walking To School in Walkertown

FORSYTH CO. -- Forsyth County EMS confirms an 11-year-old girl died after being hit by a car while walking to school in Walkertown.It happened just before 7:00 this morning at the intersection of Main and Depot Streets.Please check bad for updates on this developing story.Follow WFMY News 2 on and


Man hit by car, critically injured in Burlington

BURLINGTON, N.C. — A man is in critical condition after he was hit by a car Sunday evening, according to a news release from Burlington police.


Girls, 17, charged in shooting death of pregnant woman's son

Police previously saidthe shooting last month killed the woman's unborn son, but Davis has confirmed the baby was born, and died later from injuries in the shooting. His mother survived, and police haven't provided her name.


NC high school swimmer seriously injured while on senior trip in Puerto Rico

BURLINGTON, N.C. (WFMY) – Family and friends are rallying around a senior at The Burlington School after an accident while on a senior class trip.The accident left, Andrew Hartle seriously injured with no movement from the waist down after he dove into the ocean and hit his head on a rock while on t


Man sentenced to 106 years in prison for string of robberies and home invasions in Cary

A federal judge sentenced a Durham man to 106 years in prison Tuesday for a string of robberies and home invasions in Cary.John Devere Battle, 25, received the sentence of 1,272 months from U.S. District Court Judge Malcolm Battle, who added five years of supervised probation to the end of Battle’s


Two Rare Albino Deer Spotted In Field

WILDWOOD, Mo. -- John and Molly Rundquist couldn't believe what they saw in Wildwood Monday night. Just before sunset, they ended up coming face to face with something they describe as "very special." Not only one albino deer, but two were standing in a field.