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Worker killed in North Carolina road construction accident

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Labor investigators in North Carolina are looking into an accident at a road construction site in which a truck driver was killed. Winston-Salem police said in a news release that 37-year-old Amory Alexis Glover was attempting on Monday to unload soundproof wall slats bein


Man found with missing girl at NC campground sentenced to 58 years

HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. (WSPA) - A man was sentenced to a little over 58 years in prison after he was convicted of child sex crimes from 2016. According to a news release from District Attorney Greg Newman, Kenneth D. Whitehead, of Bristol, Tenn., was convicted on two counts of statutory rape of a ch


Sampson HSalumni prepfor ‘May Day’

The Sampson High School Alumni Association is preparing for a day of fun, with a mission to bring the community together while raising awareness and money for student scholarships.


Body of teenager who went missing in heavy surf recovered on NC coast

EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) — Police say the body of a North Carolina teenager who disappeared in heavy surf has been recovered. Emerald Isle police say in a news release that the body of 18-year-old Ian Frazier Lewis was found on a portion of the beach strand at around 3:30 a.m. Monday.


Film premiering at East Park

Malachi DeWitt, an actor with Sampson County ties, stars in ‘Mother of a Day.” The film is coming to East Park Cinema on May 6. - Writer-director Butch Maier is ready to hear people laugh as they watch a man do something that’s a big no-no in May — forgetting Mother’s Day.


Man killed in Raleigh police shooting suffered head injury years before, friend says

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A Raleigh police officer who shot and killed a man Saturday night during an incident at a shopping center was wearing a body camera but it was not activated, the Department said Monday.


Man wanted for homicide in Washington, D.C., could be in North Carolina

WASHINGTON — A man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting in Washington, D.C., may be in North Carolina, WECT reports. Marcus Antwain Whitaker is charged with second-degree murder in connection with a shooting on July 27, 2018.


Storm causes two cars to flip at Mississippi Walmart

CLINTON, Miss. (WJTV) - In Mississippi, a powerful storm system that is headed to North Carolina is leaving a path of destruction. In Clinton, Mississippi, two cars flipped due to the severe weather and were outside a Walmart's parking lot.


Does NC owe you unclaimed cash? Check your name in the database.

CHARLOTTE, NC (Anna Douglas and Gavin Off/Charlotte Observer) - The North Carolina Treasurer’s Office has accumulated more than $900 million in unclaimed property — money waiting to be returned to residents and businesses who are missing checks, refunds, stock shares and insurance payouts.


Theological graduation coming to Expo Center

Bishop Varnie N. Fullwood Sr. and Pastor Idella M. Fullwood continue their ministry through the North Carolina Theological Seminary. - Theology students from all over the world are coming to Clinton to take the next step in their religious journey.


North Carolina mom charged for having meth near baby bottle

GRAHAM, N.C. – Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina have filed multiple charges against the mother of a 21-month-old child after saying they found methamphetamine near a baby bottle.


North Carolina BBQ Superstar Detained by Cops, Falsely Accused of Car Theft

When it comes to North Carolina BBQ, Sam Jones is a big name. His family opened the state’s legendary Skylight Inn more than 70 years ago, and in the decades since, several generations of Joneses have downright perfected the art of whole hog ‘cue. A few years ago, Jones opened his own BBQ joint, sim


Pender County Sheriff’s Office searching for suspect wanted in double homicide

IVANHOE, NC (WECT) - The Pender County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a suspect in relation to a double homicide Sunday. According to a spokesperson with Pender County Sheriff’s Office, they received a 911 call around 12:30 a.m. Sunday from 3460 Halfway Branch School Road in Ivanhoe reporting sh


2 NC children shot after their dad is involved in 'road rage' incident, sheriff says

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (WFMY) — Two children were shot in a suspected road rage incident between two men Saturday in Mount Airy, the Surry County Sheriff's Office confirms. A nine-year-old boy and a seven-year-old girl were taken to the hospital by their father Graig Sheff, according to the sheriff's offi


Sexual assault suspects face little chance of conviction in some NC counties

In 38 counties across North Carolina, zero defendants who were charged with sexual assault between Jan. 1, 2014, and June 30, 2018, were convicted of that charge or a reduced charge during that time window, according to analysis of statewide court data by Carolina Public Press.


Manhunt continues for North Carolina prison escapee

RALEIGH, NC (AP & WRIC) - North Carolina is offering $10,000 for help capturing an inmate on the loose since escaping six months ago. The reward offered Wednesday is for 45-year-old Cul Priest Jones, who has been tied him to crimes in North Carolina, Virginia and Maryland. Gov. Roy Cooper's office s


Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s mother dies after battle with cancer

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Brenda Jackson, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and a longtime employee at JR Motorsports alongside her daughter Kelley Earnhardt Miller, has died following a battle with cancer. She was 65.


North Carolina May Finally Let Women Revoke Consent During Sex

Under North Carolina law, a person's initial consent to sexual activity can later prevent them from seeking justice if things turn ugly or violent — even if they have asked loudly and clearly, mid-encounter, for the other person to stop.


Suspicious package dropped off at Durham Police Department headquarters

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- Durham police officers are investigating a suspicious package that was dropped off at the department's headquarters. According to a tweet by Durham Police Department, the package was dropped off over the weekend by an unknown person.


NWS: EF-2 tornado hit Orange County on Friday

ORANGE COUNTY, N.C. (WNCN) - The National Weather Service confirmed Monday that an EF-2 tornado hit Orange County during Friday's storms. An alert from the NWS said a tornado "initially touched down in the White Cross area and Leslie Drive area of southwest Orange County." Among the damage caused wa