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After chase, break-in suspects found with 9 stolen guns, Edgecombe County officials say
TARBORO, N.C. (WNCN) - Two break-in suspects were caught after a police chase in Edgecombe County Tuesday, officials said.
Man stabbed in fight over food
Cpl. Brad Summerlin, public information officer of the Rocky Mount Police Department, said police are searching for Jimmie Bell, 50, who will be charged with assault with a deadly weapon and inflicting serious bodily injury. Summerlin said Bell is the suspect in an aggravated assault case in which h
Rocky Mount doubles up Fike, 42-21
Rocky Mount, NC— Rocky Mount stayed perfect Friday night, doubling up visiting Wilson Fike.
Greenville murder suspect shot by deputy during arrest
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - A Greenville murder suspect was shot and injured by Beaufort County deputy during an arrest Saturday night. The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office received information that Billy Grizzard III, 30, and Kellie Moseley, 30, were located in the Blounts Creek area of Beaufort Coun
Gunmen rob two on front porch
Cpl. Brad Summerlin, public information officer for the Rocky Mount Police Department, said authorities are searching for a couple of black male suspects in their early 20s that allegedly robbed a two people at gunpoint at about 10:20 p.m. Saturday on the front porch of a residence in the 1000 block
2 men charged in attack, home invasion of retired Orange County couple
Authorities said Jason O'Neal Brown, 36, and Jodeci Mustaffa Gaddy, 25, were arrested and charged after being suspected of committing multiples crimes in Orange, Person, and Durham counties. On Friday, officials said David Laudicina woke up in the middle of the night after hearing his wife, Rebecca,
Waitress given $10,000 tip by man who ordered water only keeps less than 10%
Alaina Custer was working at Sup Dogs restaurant in Greenville, North Carolina, when a mystery benefactor walked in and left a massive stack of dollar bills at her table
Pair hurt during building collapse in Halifax County, authorities say
Two people were hurt Tuesday afternoon after a building that was being demolished in Halifax County came crashing down prematurely, trapping the workers in the rubble, authorities said. Rescue workers were called to the Roanoke Valley Energy Facility around 12:30 p.m. during the incident, Fire Chief
State promises money to keep 2,000 Bridgestone Americas jobs in Wilson
Bridgestone Americas will keep its tire manufacturing facility in Wilson County, after receiving a grant from the state of North Carolina. The Wilson County tire plant produces around 35,000 tires per day and employs more than 2,000 people in Wilson County. The Job Maintenance and Capital Developmen
UNC professor says Wilson County town's water is fine
"Oh yes, that's iron," said Jackie MacDonald Gibson, a professor in the Dept. of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at UNC. She was watching a video a Lucama resident took of dark-colored water coming from the faucet.
Judge orders Greenville club shut down over 'criminal activity'
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - A Greenville club Pitt County officials described as a haven for criminal activity has been permanently shut down. Club Flavuz, located on the 1400 block of Hillsdale Street, can no longer be used as a club or "similar gathering place," according to a news release from the
Zebulon man accused of decapitating mom in 2017 found not guilty by reason of insanity
LOUISBURG, N.C. (WNCN) - The Franklin County man charged with decapitating his mother in March 2017 was found not guilty by reason of insanity. Oliver Funes-Machado, 20, is accused of beheading his 35-year-old mother on March 7, 2017, then walking out of their home with her head in one hand and a bu
Police officer on leave after fatal shooting in Washington
WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) - A police officer has been placed on administrative leave following an officer-involved shooting Sunday afternoon, Washington Police Chief Stacy Drakeford said. The Washington Police Department conducted a traffic stop near the corner of Washington Street and West 11th Stree
YouTube star leaves $10K tip to server at North Carolina restaurant
Sup Dogs restaurant in Greenville, N.C. (Google Maps) GREENVILLE, N.C. - A YouTube star left a $10,000 tip for a North Carolina server after he went to the restaurant and ordered two waters. The News & Observer reported that it happened Saturday at Sup Dogs restaurant in Greenville, a favorite spot
NC teen accused of beheading his mother found not guilty, sentenced to psychiatric care
The Franklin County teen charged with beheading his mother in 2017 has been judged not guilty by reason of insanity and committed to state psychiatric care.At his hearing in Louisburg on Monday, Oliver Funes Machada stood and told Superior Court Judge Henry Hight Jr., “I just want to say I’m sorry,”
Murder suspect wounded during arrest now in custody
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A second suspect is in custody Tuesday morning after a fatal shooting in a grocery store parking lot over the weekend. Billy Grizzard III, 30, is charged with an open count of murder. He's accused of shooting and killing 19-year-old Seth Street in the Harris Teeter parking
Man leaves $10,000 tip at Supdogs after ordering two waters
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - What would you do with $10-thousand dollars?! That's what the folks at Sup Dogs are trying to figure out right now. Someone came in, ordered two waters, left a $10-thousand dollar tip and left on Saturday. Needless to say, the waitress was shocked. "Good people are still
UPDATE: Greenville murder suspect was shot by deputy during arrest
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - A Greenville murder suspect was shot by Beaufort County deputy during an arrest Saturday night. The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office received information that Billy Grizzard III, 20, and Kellie Moseley, 30, were located in the Blounts Creek area of Beaufort County on Saturd
Man accused of decapitating mother due back in court Monday
As part of the agreement, murder charges could be filed again, if Machado's mental health improved enough to where he could stand trial.
Event Center set for grand opening
The grand opening ceremonies also will feature some local talent. Grammy-nominated gospel artist Luther Barnes, senior pastor of the Restoration Worship Center in Rocky Mount, will perform and the Tar River Children’s Chorus Ensemble will sing the national anthem.