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Silver Alert issued for missing Winston-Salem woman

Betty Jean Hedgebeth, 50. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Winston-Salem woman, according to a press release. Betty Jean Hedgebeth was last seen about 3 a.m. Tuesday inside her house at 3206 Meadow Lane. She is believed to be suffering from dementia or some form of

MY FOX 8 - 2018-03-21 12:02:24

Naked NC man running from police jumped into cold river. He died shortly after.

A naked North Carolina man died Sunday after he jumped into a river while trying to avoid being arrested for indecent exposure. Bernard Bryant, 29, was naked and being chased by police when he jumped into the Little River, behind the Church of the Covenant in Spring Lake, reported TV station WABC. T

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2018-03-20 11:33:00

'Forged prescription' leads to multi-county chase; 40-year-old suspect arrested

The Davidson County Sheriffs Department and the Thomasville Police Department were involved in a vehicle pursuit Monday that entered the Winston-Salem city limits. Thomasville police responded to the Thomasville Family Pharmacy after someone attempted to fill "a forged prescription." Upon police arr

WXII 12 - 2018-03-20 12:30:00

Man taken to hospital after overnight house fire in High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- A man was taken to the hospital after a house fire in High Point early Tuesday morning. The fire happened at 2:19 a.m. at a home in the 1200 block of Delk Drive. Fire crews say it started in the kitchen after the man put oil into a pan. The man was the only person home during the

MY FOX 8 - 2018-03-20 09:26:46

Greensboro College placed on lockdown

GREENSBORO, N.C.- Greensboro College was placed on lockdown around 1:30 Tuesday afternoon. The school posted in a tweet: Campus is on immediate lockdown. This is not a drill. GREENSBORO, N.C.- Greensboro College was placed on lockdown around 1:30 Tuesday afternoon. The school posted in a tweet: Camp

WXII 12 - 2018-03-20 17:50:00

Victim's sister: She owed money before her fatal stabbing

GREENSBORO - Jurors got a sneak peek at the possible argument the defense plans to make in a first-degree murder trial this week. James "David" Footman of Greensboro is on the fifth day of his trial for allegedly killing 57-year-old Cathy Littles, a crack dealer, and severely injuring Littles' cust

GREENSBORO.COM - 2018-03-20 00:15:00

Man captured following multi-county pursuit (UPDATE)

TRIAD - A Winston-Salem man was arrested after authorities say he led them on a vehicle chase through multiple counties after allegedly trying to fill a forged prescription. Lt. Brad Saintsing said about 6 p.m., police responded to Thomasville Family Pharmacy on Lexington Avenue after getting report

HPENEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 13:11:00

Driver being pursued by Davidson County deputies crashes vehicle in Winston-Salem

A driver being pursued Monday by Davidson County sheriff's deputies crashed into a vehicle, authorities said. The chase began in Thomasville at about 6 p.m. and the pursuit continued inside of the city limits of Winston-Salem, Thomasville police said. The chase ended when the driver crashed the vehi

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-03-19 23:46:00

Two women snatch $1,500 worth of merchandise from Victoria's Secret

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Two young woman have been arrested after police said they stole more than $1,500 worth of merchandise from Victoria's Secret at the Birkdale Shopping Center. Police said they were called to the shopping center on Saturday, March 17 in reference to a reported larceny


NC mom fights off coyote attacking daughter. 'It just wanted to eat me,' girl says.

A coyote growls after being caught in a trap in Mount Holly Saturday, January 19, 2013 (Credit: Todd Sumlin | The Charlotte Observer) CHARLOTTE, NC (Mark Price/The Charlotte Observer) - After years of mounting anxiety in North Carolina over increasingly aggressive coyotes, law enforcement officials


Child injured in Winston-Salem crash

Police are investigating a crash in Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem Journal) WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - A child was taken to the hospital after a crash in Winston-Salem Monday night, according to a press release. At about 8:50 p.m., a car traveling east on West Acadia Avenue left the roadway and hit a parke

MY FOX 8 - 2018-03-20 09:48:26

Student accused of threatening to harm Wheatmore, Trinity high school students charged

Jacob Thomas Norris RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. - A Wheatmore High School student who was barred from returning to campus after allegedly making a list of students to harm has now been charged. Jacob Thomas Norris, 17, is charged with solicitation to commit murder. On Feb. 28, the school resource officer

MY FOX 8 - 2018-03-20 01:21:58

Video shows police chase in Thomasville; suspect arrested after crash in Winston-Salem

A suspect was taken into custody Monday evening after a police chase stretched from Thomasville to the Winston-Salem city limits. The chase started around 6 p.m. in Thomasville. FOX8's cameras captured several police cars chasing the suspect through the city. The chase ended when the suspect crashed

MY FOX 8 - 2018-03-20 01:46:49

Winston-Salem man charged after vehicle pursuit

A Winston-Salem man was charged after leading authorities on a high-speed chase from Davidson County into Forsyth County Monday evening, according to the Davidson County Sheriff's Office. Jon Michael Carroll, 40, of 17 Cascade Ave., Winston-Salem, was charged with three counts of assault with a dea

DISPATCH - 2018-03-20 14:43:14

Trinity teen charged with solicitation to commit murder

TRINITY - A Wheatmore High School student who was banned from the school earlier this month - after administrators said he made a list of students to harm - has been charged with solicitation to commit murder. Students from both Wheatmore and Trinity High School were on the list, according to the Ra

ASHEBORO COURIER-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 00:41:31

Motorist captured after multi-county chase

TRIAD - A Winston-Salem man is in custody after he was captured following a multi-county vehicle chase Monday. Deputies with the Davidson County Sheriff's Office assisted the Thomasville Police Department with a vehicle pursuit on Interstate Business 85 southbound. The chase happened after Thomasvil

HPENEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 13:11:00

Gunshot fired outside Hanes Mall as bail bond agents tried to take a man into custody

Hanes Mall in Winston-Salem WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - A gunshot was fired in the parking lot of Hanes Mall on Saturday as bail bond agents tried to take a man into custody. Police were called to the mall at 3320 Silas Creek Pkwy. shortly before 7:30 p.m. in reference to a gunshot, according to a police


Young child hospitalized after vehicle crashes into parked car, police say

Winston-Salem police say a young child has been taken to the hospital after the car in which they were riding crashed into two parked cars around 8:53 p.m. Monday night. According to police, the man driving a 2004 Honda east on West Acadia Avenue veered off the road and crashed into a parked GMC SUV

WXII 12 - 2018-03-20 03:51:00

City of Greensboro: Speakers on gun show welcome at April 3 council meeting

GREENSBORO - The city is telling people who want to speak about guns to come to next month's City Council meeting instead of the one Tuesday. The council recently adopted a new meeting format that sets aside the first Tuesday of the month for comments from the public. The next on will begin at 5:30


Hege challenge confronts clock of printing ballots

DAVIDSON COUNTY - The challenge to keep ex-Sheriff Gerald Hege from appearing on the Republican Party primary ballot may run into an unavoidable complication: The ticking clock. A county resident from Wallburg last week filed a formal challenge to Hege appearing on the May 8 primary ballot, citing h