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WANTED: Rockingham County Sheriff's deputies looking for man last seen in Eden
Samuel Rodriguez ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. - Rockingham County Sheriff's Deputies are trying to locate Samuel Rodriguez, 24, for violation of pretrial release conditions and interfering with an electronic monitoring device. He also has outstanding drug-related charges out of Wilkes County. Rodriguez w
Eden Avenue closed Tuesday night after shooting sends one person to the hospital
Roanoke County police have closed off Eden Avenue Tuesday night following a shooting that had sent one person to the hospital.Police were called to the 5200 block about 7:40 p.m. on a report of shots being fired, a dispatcher said.One person was taken to the hospital, he said.Police spokeswoman Amy
One million dollar lottery ticket bought in Franklin County
The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to a staggering $1.6 billion, but someone in our area still won some life-changing money. According to valottery.com, a ticket worth $1 million was purchased in Franklin County. The ticket was bought at the Whistle Stop, on 11729 Old Franklin Turnpike in Union Ha
5 ‘Very’ Fall Things To Do In The Piedmont Triad This Weekend!
GREENSBORO, N.C. (WFMY) -- When it comes to entertainment WFMY News 2 has got you covered with a list of 5 things you can do to start having fun in the Piedmont Triad!
Concord man identified as pedestrian struck, killed by Rockingham County deputy
Updated at 1:54 p.m.REIDSVILLE —The N.C. Highway Patrol has identified the pedestrian that was struck and killed by a Rockingham County Sheriff's deputy Thursday night.Nineteen-year-old Nicholas Reese Masters, of Concord, was walking south in the right lane of U.S. 29, just north of the Barnes Stree
Video shows Guilford County school bus driver slapping student
HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Video provided to FOX8 shows a Guilford County school bus driver slapping a student. Watch the video in the player above. The incident happened Thursday aboard the bus, which was carrying Ferndale Middle School students. The driver has been suspended, the school district tells FO
1 person killed in 3-vehicle crash on I-74 in High Point
HIGH POINT, N.C. - A person was killed in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 74 in High Point Friday afternoon, according to a news release from High Point police. The crash happened at 2:23 p.m. in the eastbound lanes just before the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Exit. The driver of a Dodge Ram
N.C. sheriff's office issues alert for wanted man
He was reportedly last seen in the Eden, North Carolina area ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. - The sheriff's office in Rockingham County, North Carolina is looking for a wanted man. They said Saturday morning that 24-year-old Samuel Rodriguez is wanted for a violation of pretrial release conditions and int
One year later, still facing murder charges, Reynolds is no closer to a trial
That means Reynolds will remain at Central State Hospital (near Petersburg) in an effort to restore him to competency, Martinsville Commonwealth’s Attorney Andy Hall said in an interview. Psychiatrists there believe they can restore him to competency, Hall added.
Ridgeway man sentenced to 120 years in drug case
David Wayne Taylor, 54, pleaded guilty to two charges of distributing oxycodone and acetaminophen-third or subsequent offense; two charges of distributing oxycodone-third or subsequent offense; and one charge of distributing fentanyl-third or subsequent offense. In those five cases, the prosecution
Missing Chatham teen may be in hiding
"We have reason to believe he is in hiding. If anyone is assisting him, they will be prosecuted," Capt. Webb said.
Pedestrian killed Thursday evening in accident involving a sheriff deputy
Page told WGHP-TV, who first reported the story, that pedestrian involved in the incident stepped out in front of the deputy’s vehicle.
1 dead in early morning wreck in Greensboro
(WGHP) GREENSBORO, N.C. - One person is dead after a wreck in Greensboro early Friday morning, Greensboro police report. Police responded at about 3:06 a.m. to the crash on Fleming Road. The vehicle was visible entangled in trees on the side of the road. Police said the car hit a curb, ran off the r
NC deputy hits, kills person walking on highway
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. (WFMY) - The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office is investigating after one of its deputies hit and killed a person on a highway. Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page said the person killed was walking across the highway Thursday night when the deputy hit the pedestrian in the s
Efland Man Charged With 16 Felonies After Drugs, Guns Seized
YANCEYVILLE, NC (WFMY) - An Efland man was arrested and charged with 16 felonies on Tuesday.Randy Evans Jr. was charged with:9 counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Felon1 count of Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Marijuana1 count of Felony Possession of Marijuana1 count of Possession with In
Collinsville man pleads guilty to multiple drug charges
COLLINSVILLE – A man with previous drug convictions pleaded guilty in Henry County Circuit Court on Thursday to 14 drug charges, 11 of them felonies. Kenneth Edward Gearhart, 52, of Collinsville pleaded guilty to these felonies: eight charges of distributing methamphetamine-third or subsequent offen
Charges certified in Madison Heights shooting at Sheetz
Joel Matthew Wright Jr., 28, is charged with one count each of malicious wounding and use of a firearm in commission of a felony in connection with the July 7 incident. When deputies arrived shortly after 11 p.m. they located the injured man, who suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and was transport
Rockingham County Sheriff’s Deputy Hits, Kills Person Walking On Highway
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. (WFMY) – The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after one of their deputies hit and killed a person on a highway.Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page said the person killed was walking across the highway Thursday night when the deputy hit them in the southbound
FOUND: Police find missing woman in Danville
Danville Police department say that Joni Webster has been found. UPDATE 1: The Danville Police department stated that Joni Webster has a cognitive impairment and that her disappearance is a threat to her health and safety. They continue to say that if Webster is located, she may need medical attenti
Police identify driver of fatal crash, believe the driver may have been under the influenceinflu
PITTYSLVANIA, Va. (WDBJ7) - The Virginia State Police identified the driver of a fatal crash that occurred on Saturday, October 13 in Pittsylvania County. The driver who ran off the rightside of the roadway, was identified as George Atostolos Grekos, age 21, of Danville, Va. Grekos was not wearing h