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Cary police arrest driver who dragged officer in parking lot, officials say

An image released Friday night by Cary police (left) and a Cary police photo (right) of Demetrius Watson. CARY, N.C. (WNCN) - Just a day after releasing his surveillance photo, Cary police said Saturday they have arrested a driver who dragged an officer across a parking lot Wednesday. Demetrius Wa

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-21 00:47:14

Shearon Harris nuclear plant's emergency sirens were a false alarm, police say

Emergency sirens from Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant were heard early Friday afternoon, prompting officials to assure those in the area that there was no emergency. The sirens were accidentally activated, officials said. "Our 911 center talked to the Shearon Harris Plant, and they said there w

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-01-19 18:30:00

Cary police arrest, charge man with assaulting an officer

Cary, N.C. - Cary police arrested and charged a man Saturday accused of assaulting an officer last week. Demetrius Watson, 38, is charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon on a government official and felony hit and run. An officer was responding to a trespassing call Kildaire Farm Road and

WRAL - 2018-01-21 04:08:42

Man stabbed at Raleigh club, 3 suspects on the run, police say

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A man was stabbed at a club in Raleigh Friday morning and three suspects are on the run, according to Raleigh police. Officers responded to Club Ego, located at 4030 Capital Blvd., around 1 a.m. in reference to a stabbing call. Police said the victim suffered non-life threaten


Judge rules bond for Raleigh Food Lion stabbing suspect to stay at $200k

Khawan Dixon in a CCBI photo along with an image of police at the Food Lion. RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Bond for the man accused of stabbing a woman six times during a robbery in a Raleigh Food Lion parking lot will remain $200,000, a judge ruled Friday. Khawan Dixon, 20, of Milbank Street in Raleigh,

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-19 20:26:14

Stop blocking judges for ideological reasons

Tom Farr, Raleigh lawyer and controversial Trump nominee to the federal bench, on Thursday moved a step closer to a full confirmation vote by the U.S. Senate. Farr's nomination was approved on a party-line vote by the Senate Judiciary Committee and will likely go quickly forward to the full Senate f

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-01-20 16:00:00

Krispy Kreme: 50% off Original Glazed dozens TODAY

Heads up Krispy Kreme Fans! Get a dozen Original Glazed Doughnuts for 50% off TODAY ONLY ( January 19) in participating Triangle area stores located in Durham, Fayetteville, Fuquay Varina, Knightdale, Raleigh, and Wake Forest, NC. There is a limit of 2 per person. The offer is not valid with any ot


Wrong-way wreck in Raleigh kills 2, hurts 2; closes I-40 overnight

Two people died and two people were taken to a hospital when a car going the wrong way on Interstate 40 near Wade Avenue crashed head-on into a pickup truck late Thursday, police said. Westbound lanes were closed overnight. Police said their initial investigation did not show that road conditions a


5 Arrested In Starkville Embezzlement Scandal

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)- New developments in an embezzlement scandal within the Starkville Parks and Recreation Department. Another person has turned herself in after a warrant was issued. 5 Starkville Parks and Recreation employees are at the center of the embezzlement investigation. One of those,

WCBI.COM - 2018-01-20 00:48:03

Columbus Man To Sue Railroad Company

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) - A Columbus man that was injured by moving train files a lawsuit against the railroad company. In his lawsuit, Bennie Walton claims the Kansas City Southern train blocked pedestrian access for an unreasonable amount of time. The court documents claim Walton was returning from


Man arrested for biting Columbus police officer

Brian Bishop, 36, of Columbus, is charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, failure to obey a police officer, resisting arrest, and possession of marijuana. According to police, Bishop ran from officers Thursday when they smelled marijuana while investigating a stranded vehicle in the


Starkville works to improve cash monitoring after Parks embezzlement

Starkville is striving to improve the controls it has in place to monitor for cash irregularities after an embezzlement investigation rocked its Parks and Recreation department. A fifth suspect in an alleged Parks embezzlement conspiracy, 38-year-old Schronda Eddins of Columbus, turned herself in

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-01-21 06:01:03

Air Force Base receives best-ever inspection rating in 2017

Columbus Air Force Base Commander Col. Doug Gosney said 2017 was particularly productive for the base, and he hopes that trend continues in 2018. Gosney, who commands the 14th Flying Training Wing at CAFB, reviewed the last year's achievements at the base and spoke about the year ahead during a Sa

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-01-21 06:01:03

Dealing with Devin: Old 82 reopening in downtown Columbus

Old 82 Restaurant in downtown Columbus is reopening as Old 82 Restaurant and Steakhouse, Columbus Main Street Director Barbara Bigelow confirmed. In 2014, Chef Mark Eakes opened the restaurant that closed in 2016. Now city building inspector Kenny Wiegel said Terry McCool has applied for a busin


Man bites officer during drug arrest

A man who allegedly bit a police officer is in custody at Lowndes County Adult Detention Center. Brian Keith Bishop, 36, of 313 Marshall Dr., is charged with aggravated assault on a police officer as well as several misdemeanors, for allegedly biting a narcotics officer while attempting to run fro

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-01-19 18:53:51

Roses and thorns: 1/21/18

A rose to the men and women of the Columbus Air Force Base who serve our nation and community so well, and to those in the community who take the time and effort to make sure their many contributions are not neglected. Saturday, CAFB held a reception to thank citizens for that support, with wing c

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-01-21 04:50:41

Jackson shooting sends 2 victims to hospital

JACKSON, Tenn.-At 8:40 Friday night, Jackson Police got a call of a shooting at the 700 block of North Hays Avenue, south of Lane College. A WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staffer says Lane College called and alerted students. Jackson Police say two victims have gunshot wounds and were transported by ambula

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-01-20 04:45:46

High-ranking Gangster Disciple sentenced to 30 years in racketeering

JACKSON, Tenn. - The highest-ranking member of the Gangster Disciples in Tennessee has been sentenced to serve 30 years on federal charges of racketeering and conspiracy. Byron Purdy, the "Governor of Governors" for the gang, pleaded guilty in July 2017 after his indictment in May 2016. According to

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-01-19 22:41:04

Shooting near college sends 2 to hospital in critical condition

JACKSON, Tenn. - Two young men are in critical condition after police say shots broke out near Lane College late Friday night. "It's very scary, since our school is right there," Lane College student Tea Fisher said. Jackson police say they got the call around 9:30 Friday night, rushing to the 700 b

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-01-21 03:14:20

MCSO deputy arrested, suspended with pay

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn - Madison County Sheriff John Mehr confirmed a deputy has been arrested. Deputy Shane Paar is allegedly accused of simple domestic assault, involving his son. The incident occurred around 11 a.m. Saturday on Madelyn Cove in Oakfield. Deputy Paar has been placed on administrative

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-01-21 04:35:04