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Gang-related murder trial moving to Rockingham County because of security concerns
GREENSBORO — Safety concerns has caused a Superior Court judge, Friday, to move a Guilford County first-degree murder trial to Rockingham County's courthouse next month. Beginning March 11, Elijah Valentin, 22, will face a jury in Rockingham County on charges that he killed Ernest Cuthbertson, 22, a
House Fire on Country Club Drive
Shortly after 10 am this morning, a passerby reported a house fire at 1006 Country Club Drive in Martinsville. The Martinsville Fire and Rescue responded with two fire trucks. The fire appeared to have originated in the upstairs of one end of the house. No word on whether anyone was at home at the t
Gildan finishes fiscal 2018 with solid profit increase; closes distribution center in Eden
A solid increase in fourth-quarter sales contributed to Gildan Activewear Inc. posting Thursday an 8.6 percent increase in net income to $59.6 million for the quarter. Gildan, based in Montreal, has production operations in Mocksville, Eden and Salisbury. The latest Mocksville workforce count was at
It's official: 4 new judges chosen to serve Henry and Patrick counties
The 21st Judicial District officially has four new judges who will take the bench later this year. The House of Delegates on Thursday approved motions by Del. Les Adams to elect four new judges for the 21st Judicial District and end weeks of speculation about who should ascend to the bench. A few ho
Summerfield man among two charged with trafficking heroin in Rockingham County
WENTWORTH —Narcotics detectives with the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged two men Monday with drug offenses. Dewayne Walter Hardin Jr., 37, of 8881 N.C. 87, Reidsville, has been charged with two counts of trafficking heroin, one county manufacture, sell, deliver, possess a con
North Carolina doctor gets 3 years for trading drugs for sex
GASTON COUNTY, N.C. -- A North Carolina doctor has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for giving female patients drugs such as Percocet and Clonazepam in exchange for sex.
Eden Inn shooter makes first court appearance; no plea yet, bail denied
WENTWORTH- Timothy Caesar Blanks, charged with the Feb. 10 first-degree murder of Reidsville’s Brandon James Rose, 34, and the attempted murder of his sister, Meghann Rose McKinney, 38, also of Reidsville, made an initial appearance in Rockingham County District Court Monday.
Court rules that 2 amendments placed on North Carolina ballots were unconstitutional, including requiring ID to vote
WAKE COUNTY, N.C. – The Wake County Superior Court ruled late Friday that two amendments placed on North Carolina ballots were unconstitutional. One of the amendments would have imposed a photo ID requirement to vote and the other would have lowered the state income tax.
Brick thrown off North Carolina overpass, shattering woman’s windshield, ‘I could’ve been killed’
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Police Department is investigating two reports of objects being thrown off overpasses onto cars below. WTVD reported that the first report happened Feb. 17 around 4 p.m. Drivers on Highway 87 said three young men were on the Arsenal Street pedestrian bridge hold
North Carolina police chase ends when off-duty officer, driving with family, gets out to tackle suspect
POLK COUNTY, N.C. — Lt. Michael Capps happened to be in the right place at the right time Wednesday, WLOS reports. He’s a 23-year law enforcement veteran and current lieutenant of the Laurel Park Police Department.
Eden Suspected Burglar Killed, Homeowner Wounded During Overnight Break-In; 2nd Man Wanted: Police
EDEN, N.C. — A homeowner shot and killed someone trying to break into their home overnight in Eden in what police are investigating as a triple shooting. Deonte Eric Smith and Dieontra Shukur Clark forced their way into a home on the 800 block of Bridge Street after midnight Sunday according to Eden
Patriots owner Robert Kraft arrested on sex crime charges in Florida
(Gray News) – Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, has been arrested on charges of soliciting another to commit prostitution, according to a report from WPTV.
Danville police determine that reported abduction, robbery never happened
DANVILLE, Va. - UPDATE. Danville police have determined that a reported robbery and abduction never actually happened. Police were looking for two people in their early teens, based on information the officers had received.
North Carolina Man Stopped by Maryland Transportation Authority Police Found with Loaded Stolen Handgun
On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at approximately 4:55 p.m., Officer Philius of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police Department was in a marked patrol vehicle, on US Route 301 observing traffic, when they observed the driver of a white Hyundai Sonata following the vehicle closer than reasona
Bill would ban talking on handheld phone in North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Talking on the phone while driving without using hands-free technology could soon cost North Carolina drivers. The bill is called Hands Free N.C. It would make it illegal to talk on the phone while driving.
Sinkhole closes River Road near Settle Bridge Road in Stoneville
STONEVILLE — A sinkhole crater in the asphalt on River Road near Settle Bridge Road stopped traffic along the rural roadway this weekend. Department of Transportation officials closed the road at about 6:30 p.m. on Saturday after complaints by motorists.
Fatal NC lion attack: Witness says play ball blocked gate from closing properly
BURLINGTON, N.C. (WFMY) — A state medical examiner's investigation report indicates the intern killed by a lion at the Conservators Center late last year was killed after an enclosure gate wasn't closed properly.
Two cameras found hidden in public bathrooms at Virginia Tech
BLACKSBURG, Va. - Two hidden cameras have been removed from two separate bathrooms on Virginia Tech's campus. Campus police recovered the two devices, which were found in public bathrooms.
Dem in disputed North Carolina race says he'll run for special election
Dan McCready, the Democratic candidate in the contested race for North Carolina's 9th Congressional District, announced Friday that he will run in a special election to fill the undecided seat.
POLICE: Door-to-door scammer(s) in Danville asking for donations
DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR News) - Danville Police are investigating reports that an individual or individuals are going door-to-door soliciting money on behalf of the Boys and Girls Club of the Danville Area (BGCDA).