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High Point teen charged with shooting teen taking video of fight

HIGH POINT, N.C. — A teenager was arrested after allegedly shooting another teen who was taking video of a fight in High Point, according to police. At about 7:15 p.m. Sunday, an officer was on patrol when he heard shots fired.


Woman charged with murder after running over pregnant woman and driving off, NC cops say

One woman is dead and another is behind bars after running her over following an argument, the High Point Police Department said. Natavia Currie died Saturday from injuries she suffered after being hit by a car driven by Lavoya McClain, WFMY reported.


'Booze It or Lose It' campaign leads to 56 citations issued, Guilford County Sheriff's Office says

GREENSBORO — The Guilford County Sheriff's Office issued a total of 56 citations as part of a recent Booze it & Lose it checking station operation last week. The operation, held from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. Thursday and Friday, was a collaboration with the sheriff's office and the Greensboro Police Depart


Westchester Drive reopened after crash with power pole in High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C. — A car crash involving a power pole left Westchester Drive closed Monday morning in High Point, according to police. A car was turning left from Whittier Avenue onto Westchester when it collided with another car and hit a City of High Point power pole.


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


Missing Woman May Be Heading to Greensboro

REIDSVILLE, N.C. — Rockingham County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help finding a missing 75-year-old woman. Deputies say Joyce Payne was last seen at 1403 NC Highway 14 in Reidsville, which is near the Lowe's. A silver alert has been issued for her.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


High Point Woman Drove Into, Killed Another Woman After Argument: Police

HIGH POINT, N.C. — An argument between two women ended with one dead, the other charged with murder, High Point Police say. The alleged incident happened Saturday morning in High Point.


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


Archdale stabbing victim's father recounts an unthinkable attack

ARCHDALE, N.C. — It has been more than three weeks since a19-year-old woman was stabbed in a Taco Bell parking lot in Archdale and she is still recovering from her injuries. Tyvonne Upshur, 40, of Greensboro, is behind bars facing several charges including attempted murder.


Two Arrested For Exploitation of Elderly Person in Davidson County: Sheriff

LEXINGTON, N.C. — Davidson County Deputies say two people were arrested for their involvement in stealing from an elderly person. On Easter Sunday, deputies responded to a home in Lexington to follow up on an ongoing investigation involving a theft and possible exploitation of an elderly person.


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


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


Greensboro man charged in Davidson County with having stolen truck

LEXINGTON — A Greensboro man has been charged with possessing a stolen vehicle in Thomasville. On Saturday, Davidson County Sheriff's deputies made a stop of a blue Chevrolet S-10 truck at the intersection of Upper Lake and Lower Lake roads, according to a sheriff's office news release. During the s


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.


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.