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2 arrested in fatal Lexington shooting; one suspect was already in jail for allegedly shooting a pregnant woman

Two men are under arrest in the 2017 shooting death of a 25-year-old Lexington man, according to a news release from police. Officers responding to a reported shooting on April 17, 2017, found Jonathan White injured at 51 Jamaica Drive. White died a few hours later from his injuries, Lexington polic


Police: NC school bus driver assaulted 7-year-old with autism

SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) - Police in North Carolina say a school bus driver assaulted a 7-year-old boy with autism. News outlets report that the principal of Overton Elementary School contacted Salisbury police on Monday to report Gladys Oshields King. Police said in a release that they spoke to a witne


Greene to shake up Lexington City Council's annual retreat

Lexington City Manager Terra Greene said she wants to do things a little differently this year during the Lexington City Council annual retreat. She wants to get everyone excited and focused on where Lexington is going and how it is going to get there.


North Carolina Winter Weather: Should You Warm Up Your Car?

CHARLOTTE, NC — Brutally cold Arctic air is headed toward North Carolina this weekend — expect an overnight low in the low 20s on Sunday night and Monday night — so it's time to renew the debate over whether you should start your car to warm it up before you start your commute or school run.


Rockwell man faces multiple charges after chase, crash

Rowan authorities charged a Rockwell man after he took them on a high-speed vehicle chase through three counties. Officials said he and two others were injured after he lost control and crashed the car.


Davidson County Animal Shelter over capacity; has new pet carrier for mobile adoptions

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. -- The Davidson County Animal Shelter doesn’t have any more room for surrendered pets. The shelter is past its capacity. It’s only 18 days into the new year and over 145 pets have ended up in the shelter.


Man Armed With Screwdriver Robs Lexington Convenience Store: Police

LEXINGTON, North Carolina — Lexington Police say a man armed with a screwdriver robbed a convenience store Tuesday night. Police were called to The Pit Stop on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd shortly before 8 p.m.


Report: Man found with date rape drug, methamphetamine

A Winston-Salem man was arrested in Davidson County this week after deputies say he possessed a date rape drug and methamphetamine. Wiley Calvin Hawkins, 60, of Winston-Salem, was charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a schedule I controlled substance, possession with i



HIGH POINT, N.C. (January 17, 2019) – In celebration of National Engineer’s Week, Greensboro, High Point, Kernersville, Lexington and Winston-Salem’s Parks and Recreation departments will host three simultaneous popsicle stick bridge-building competitions for kids and adults from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. o


Video shows Davidson County firefighters beat back raging fire at vacant house

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Firefighters rushed to face a house fire in Davidson County early Friday morning. At about 1:55 a.m., crews responded to West Holly Hill Road. The house was vacant at the time of the fire.


Woman says men posing as salesmen tried to force their way into her Davidson County home

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. -- A Davidson County woman is sounding the alarm after solicitors tried to make their way inside her home. Claudia Russell says earlier in the week, two males in a white van, claiming to sell something, stopped at her home on Tall Pines Road.


Thomasville man killed in wreck during crash investigation

THOMASVILLE, N.C — A Thomasville man was killed in a wreck Thursday night during a crash investigation, according to a news release. At 7:01 pm, Thomasville Police were investigating a motor vehicle crash involving a commercial motor vehicle at the intersection of US 29 at Litwin Drive.


Missing 86-year-old NC man found dead, 20-year-old charged with murder

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WFMY) — Investigators say they have arrested and charged 20-year-old Christian Lang Willard of Winston-Salem with first-degree murder in the case of missing 86-year-old Arzell Tuttle of King.


MLK Jr. Day Events Across North Carolina

NORTH CAROLINA -- Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemorates the birth of the icon who would have turned 90 years old on January 15. Many people around the nation choose to celebrate the observed holiday by helping others in their communities. If you are looking to participate in any MLK Jr. Day events


Police internship offers career experience for high school student

In taking community connections one step further, the Lexington Police Department is offering West Davidson High School senior Grace Saintsing the opportunity to get a taste of her future career through an internship with the organization.


Both victim and 17-year-old suspect shot in attempted robbery in High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Both the suspect and the victim of a robbery were shot Thursday in High Point. Officers responded to 1207 Filbert Place Thursday on a report of a shooting.


Loaded gun seized from 13-year-old at NC middle school

NEWPORT, N.C. (WNCT) - A 13-year-old student was found with a loaded gun at a Carteret County middle school Thursday afternoon. The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office said they seized a 9mm Ruger handgun from a Broad Creek Middle School student just before the 2:50 p.m. school release bell rang.


3 people ejected from car after chase through 3 counties in Triad

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Three people were ejected from a car after a chase across three counties ended in a wreck overnight, according to Highway Patrol. The chase began with law enforcement pursuing a dark Honda on Interstate 85 in Rowan County,


Jerry Sink has served on Davidson County Rescue Squad for 50 years

For Jerry Sink, this year’s 50-year member of the Davidson County Rescue Squad, serving Davidson County has been an almost life-long passion and a source of pride. For his peers, his service has been a chance to learn from the best.


Deputies: Inmate escapes detention center in North Carolina

TAYLORSVILLE, N.C. — Deputies in North Carolina are searching for aninmate who escaped from the Alexander County Detention Center on Thursday evening. Officers said the inmate, identified as Jason Mullen, who is from the Statesville area, may have stolen a car from the Catawba Valley Community Colle