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23-year-old man dead, another person injured in Henderson shooting

A 23-year-old man is dead after a shooting in Henderson Monday night. It happened around 11 p.m. in the 400 block of Merriman Street. Officers responding to the area found a vehicle that had been shot. Two people were injured in the shooting. Darrion Richardson, 23, died from his injuries. The secon

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-21 16:41:05

Raleigh police arrest mother after Facebook video apparently shows baby smoking | News & Observer

Raleigh police arrested a mother on Wednesday after a video began to go viral on Facebook apparently showing a baby smoking. "Big thanks to everyone who posted information about the smoking mother and baby," the Raleigh Police Department wrote on Facebook on Wednesday. "Thanks to your willingness t

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-03-21 18:59:00

Person dies after officer-involved shooting in Timberlake

A person shot during an officer-involved shooting in Timberlake has died from the injuries he/she sustained, authorities said Wednesday. Officials have yet to release the identity of the deceased. Authorities at the Person County Sheriff's Office told ABC11 that the incident began when officers resp

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-21 14:05:11

Snow is falling in the Triangle. Expect slippery roads, school delays.

A winter weather advisory has been issued for the Triad and parts of Central North Carolina, including Durham and Orange counties. By 6 a.m., light snow had fallen in Raleigh, Greensboro, Burlington, Henderson and Roxboro, the National Weather Service reported. The weather service issued the advisor

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-03-21 11:14:00

Man arrested in shooting outside Club Amnesia in Raleigh

A wounded man who police said fired a gun at a group of people outside the Club Amnesia nightclub on March 10 has been charged with assault and gun-possession charges. Jameel El-Amin Williams, 41, was arrested Tuesday when he was released from WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh. Arrest warrants, which poli

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-03-21 17:03:00

Friends, family 'shocked' by death of 24-year-old Wake County mom

Raleigh, N.C. - Friends and family of a 24-year-old mother who was found dead along a Wake County road over the weekend remain stunned by the news. Authorities said the body of Faith Chere Bevan, 24, of 1002 Buckhorn Road in Garner, was found in a ditch in the 7800 block of Caddy Road at about 7:30

WRAL - 2018-03-20 16:25:00

Bomb threat caused 'community lockdown' of three Wake County schools, police say | News & Observer

Heritage High, Heritage Middle and Heritage Elementary schools were placed on lockdown because of a bomb threat, a Wake Forest police said on Tuesday. School officials received a phone call at about 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday from a person outside of the school who said a bomb would be delivered to Herita

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-03-20 21:34:00

Family Dollar armed robbery suspect nabbed by Durham police, officials say

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - Durham police say they have found the gunman who robbed a Family Dollar store on Sunday afternoon. The incident happened just after 3:30 p.m. at the store at 900 Bacon Street, according to a news release from Durham police on Monday. The man first came in the store, grabbed a d

CBS17.COM - 2018-03-20 19:14:59

Trial starts for man charged with killing wife and child, then posting deaths on Facebook | News & Observer

Jury selection began Monday in the trial of a Raleigh man charged with strangling his wife and daughter to death and then posting their deaths on his Facebook page. The accused man, Elhadji Seydou Diop, was charged with two counts of first-degree murder for the April 5, 2016 deaths of his wife, Amin

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-03-19 21:14:00

Garner woman found dead in Wake County ditch, sheriff says

GARNER, N.C. (WNCN) - A young Garner woman was found dead Sunday morning in Wake County, authorities said. Faith Chere Bevan, 24, of Garner was found dead in a ditch in the 7800 block of Caddy Road, according to Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison. Deputies were contacted about a body in the ditch a


Raleigh victim of SC shooting remains hospitalized with spinal injury, official says | News & Observer

One of the victims of a weekend shooting in Five Points is on a ventilator after being shot in the face. Another remains in the hospital with a spinal injury, according to information released during a Monday bond hearing. Arthur Jones Jr., 22, of Hopkins, is charged with three counts of attempted


Woman's body found in ditch in North Carolina

GARNER, N.C. - A woman's body has been found in a ditch in North Carolina. Wake County sheriff's deputies told local media that the body of 24-year-old Faith Chere Bevan of Garner was found late Sunday morning. Deputies said Bevan's body has been sent to the medical examiner's office to determine th


Burglar threatens police chief with knife during home invasion

A local police chief showed incredible restraint by not shooting a burglary suspect who threatened him with a knife during a brazen home invasion at his Johnston County home. On March 17 around 2 a.m., Johnston County deputies allege 23-year-old Xavier Howard Jones of S. Baker Street, Four Oaks wrec


First victim of Sunday's Five Points shooting identified

A North Carolina university says one of its students was injured in an early-morning Sunday shooting in Columbia's Five Points.. St. Augustine's University in Raleigh said Sunday that Howard Boone Jr., 23, was one of three men injured in Sunday's shooting. "The Saint Augustine's University (SAU) com


'Trace' amounts of snow expected in Raleigh Wednesday

Raleigh, N.C. - The first days of spring will come with cold air and the possibility for some snow in the Triangle. Monday and Tuesday will be cloudy with some possible showers before the chance for more precipitation goes back up Tuesday night and into Wednesday. "Not everyone will see rain on Mond


Second teen charged in robbery of drugs from Rite Aid

A Wake sheriff's deputy stopped a car in South Raleigh this month for a moving violation. The deputy searched the stopped car and discovered enough opiate medications in the trunk to stock a drug store: more than 400 milliliters liquid Promethazine-Codeine, 329 morphine sulfate pills, 307 Oxycodone

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-03-19 22:08:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Man charged with robbing drug store of $6K in opiate drugs

Cary police this week accused a 19-year-old of robbing two pharmacy employees at gunpoint of more than $6,000 in opiate medications. Jordan Alec Gentri, of 384 Clayton Pointe Drive in Clayton, has been charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, according to an arrest warrant filed Friday at the W


National walkout day: Teen says he was the only student in his school who participated

WILSON, N.C. - At 10 a.m. Wednesday, Justin Blackman got up from his desk and calmly walked out of Mr. Mendez's Spanish class. When he got outside, he discovered he was the only one. Of the approximately 700 students at Wilson Preparatory Academy in Wilson, North Carolina, 16-year-old Justin was in


I-40 wreck shuts down eastbound side in Johnston County

A Department of Transportation camera at the Clayton Bypass on Interstate 40 captured eastbound traffic backed up on Friday morning after a wreck near N.C. 42 forced authorities to close that side of the road and detour traffic onto smaller road. N.C. Department of Transportation A Department of Tra