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Pair linked to more than 20 crime cases in Caldwell County

Two men are facing felony charges in multiple criminal cases. Willie Ferguson, 28, and Matthew Greene, 24, were arrested Tuesday after police say they found stolen guns in a camper trailer on Blowing Rock Boulevard in Lenoir. Investigators recovered 10 stolen guns, a Lexus and several other items.

WBTV - 2018-01-19 20:12:32

Murder suspect turns himself in at county jail

A 40-year-old Statesville man wanted in the shooting death of a 23-year-old Winston-Salem woman turned himself in Saturday night at the county jail. Willie Darnell Martin of Cline Street is alleged to have discharged a handgun numerous times toward Amanda Delores Lindsay and her mother, Angela Hood

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-01-21 02:00:00

Deputies searching for missing Maiden woman

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. -- Catawba County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing Maiden woman. According to officials, 38-year-old Casey Woodruff has been missing since January 2. Woodruff was visiting Clinton, Md., and was driving a 2006 light silver Ford Taurus w

WCNC - 2018-01-21 05:31:00

Catawba County medical center implants world's smallest pacemaker

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. - Doctors at Catawba Valley Medical Center just performed the world's smallest pacemaker surgery, our partners at the Hickory Daily Record reported. The Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System, the world's smallest pacemaker, is about the size of a large vitamin pill, weighs

WSOC-TV - 2018-01-21 03:22:45

Man shot, injured after snowball fight argument in Iredell County

An argument over a snowball fight led to a shooting that left one man injured in Iredell County Friday afternoon. According to the Iredell County Sheriff's Office, the incident happened on Tommy Drive, north of Statesville just before 3:30 p.m. Deputies say a 67-year-old woman shot a 39-year-old man

WBTV - 2018-01-19 22:46:59

Kingstown honors Martin Luther King Jr.

Residents of Kingstown lined the street Saturday afternoon in honor ofthe towns namesake, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Each year, the town holds a parade from Kingstown Central Park to Palmer Grove Baptist Church to promote love, peace and unity and to recognize King and his fellow leaders in the Civi

SHELBY STAR - 2018-01-20 22:15:51

Police ID man accused in 2016 shooting death of Cleveland Co. mother

CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. - More than a year after a Cleveland County mother was shot to death, police said they now know who pulled the trigger. Channel 9's partners at The Gaston Gazette reported that investigators have connected Antarious Byers to the murder, but he is not yet in custody. [RELATED:

WSOC-TV - 2018-01-19 17:24:24

Police chief to face Statesville City Council on Monday

Statesville Police Chief Joe Barone is scheduled to update city council members on his department's efforts Monday. The chief's briefing could turn into a much deeper discussion. Barone' appearance comes at a time when elected and community leaders have expressed concern over a recent rash of violen

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2018-01-20 20:03:00

He killed a 9-year-old girl the same day his son was born. Now he's going to prison for 22 years

CLAYTON, Mo. - A man left the maternity ward and his own baby boy to fire shots that killed a 9-year-old Ferguson girl, Jamyla Bolden, in 2015, prosecutors said after the man pleaded guilty and was sentenced Friday. De'Eris Brown, 23, pleaded guilty in St. Louis County Circuit Court to second-degree

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-01-20 15:25:45

Glen Carbon man gets 12 years for robbing drug dealer of marijuana

EDWARDSVILLE - A judge has sentenced a Glen Carbon man to 12 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to robbing another man of marijuana. Arnez McCorkle, 18, of the first block of Cougar Drive was originally charged with armed robbery and unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon after he allegedl

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-21 03:29:27

State seeks possession of 24 TVs confiscated from suspected drug house

EDWARDSVILLE - Authorities are attempting to take 24 flat-screen televisions recovered from home of a suspected drug dealer, charged with, among other crimes, criminal fortification of a residence. In a suit made public Friday, the Madison County State's Attorney's Office asked a judge to turn over

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-20 18:01:13

Quiet neighborhood in Troy is center of investigation into drug-dealing, shooting death

It's a four-bedroom, four-bath house on the corner lot of a quiet neighborhood in Troy. But drug agents said in court documents that the home was a drug-trafficking headquarters and possibly connected to a fatal shooting. The investigation into the house on Cobblestone Court began in November when

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-20 19:10:00

Driven by opioids and EMS, fire departments see record calls in 2017

WOOD RIVER - With the new year comes a chance to reflect on statistics from the past year. For many local fire departments, that included a record number of calls received in 2017. Wood River, East Alton and Edwardsville, among others, all reported an increase in calls from the previous year. For th

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-20 17:30:12

Workers plan to remove invasive Asian carp from Creve Coeur Lake

MARYLAND HEIGHTS Up to 50 people and 12 boats from different government agencies will work together to remove invasive Asian carp from Creve Coeur Lake. The project could start as soon as Sunday at the lake, which is in Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park. Public access to the lake will be limited as wo

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-01-21 02:41:00

Man pleads guilty in death of 9-year-old Ferguson girl

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) - The man accused of fatally shooting a 9-year-old Ferguson girl in 2015 has been sentenced to 22 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder and other charges. De'Eris Brown entered the plea Friday, three days before his trial was scheduled to begin. Jamyla Bolde

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-01-19 19:02:38

Vacant Building Restored for New Businessn Burts Discount Autos

Pacific Missourian Editor A pair of brothers who entered the used auto sales business seven years ago when the housing slump ate into their dump truck hauling service have restored a flood-damaged structure in downtown Pacific. Brad and Ed Burt moved their auto sales business, Burts Discount Auto, t

WASHINGTON MISSOURIAN - 2018-01-20 23:32:31

Quantity of meth, paraphernalia confiscated

Nearly two ounce of methamphetamine, pills and drug paraphernalia at a southern Laurel residence landed six people in jail last week. A drug investigation sent Laurel Sheriff's officials to the residence on Paris Karr Road, 12 miles southwest of London, on Friday, Jan. 12. A search of the residence

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-01-19 15:58:00

Two arrested on sex charges in Laurel Co.

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Two people were arrested on Thursday morning on sex charges in Laurel County. According to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office, the arrests occurred off Willie Cheek Road, approximately 10 miles east of London, after the Sheriff's office was informed of the wherabouts of a missin

WTVQ - 2018-01-19 18:35:52

Corbin man accused of contracting out murders attempting to have evidence thrown out

The federal trial of a Corbin man accused of attempting to pay to have four people, including Commonwealth's Attorney Allen Trimble and Whitley County Attorney Bob Hammons, killed, is scheduled to begin Tuesday, but a judge must decide whether or not prosecutors may use phone calls and a note to hel

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-01-19 22:04:12

Corbin High School basketball staff investigating Snapchat video involving Redhound player

CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) - Corbin High School and the school district are responding after a video was posted on social media, showing a student-athlete making a comment that is believed by some community members to be a racial slur. The video was posted Friday night on Facebook and Twitter by multiple p

WYMT.COM - 2018-01-21 03:05:00