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10 years later: Rocky Mount mother's slaying still unsolved

Rocky Mount, N.C. - The 2008 unsolved slaying of a Rocky Mount woman remains a void in the life of her family and friends and in the files of the local police who continue to look for clues and tips more than 10 years later. Carolyn Ransome, 55, was strangled inside her home on Gregg Court on Jan. 1


Two killed in train crash in Whitakers

A man and wife died Sunday when their vehicle collided with a train in Whitakers. Eugene and Dorothy Lyons, of the Battleboro community, were killed at about 2:30 p.m. when their SUV attempted to cross railroad tracks ahead of Amtrak Train 89, the Palmetto, near Nash and Railroad streets. Dorothy Ly

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2018-01-15 01:35:31

Students help others to honor King

Some students and faculty of N.C. Wesleyan College treated Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a "day on, not a day off" as they participated in the Day of Service on Monday following the Unity Breakfast at the Dunn Center. More than 180 students and staff participated in community works projects as part

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2018-01-16 05:21:47

Shots fired at Tarboro police car

A Tarboro police officer was the victim of an aggravated assault on Saturday when his vehicle was struck by gunfire and the Tarboro Police Department is offering a reward for any information that leads to the arrest of anyone responsible. An unidentified officer stopped a vehicle shortly after 10:30

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Weathercast: More slush than snow for Wilson on Wednesday?

Wilson should see snow Wednesday, but calling it a "snowstorm" may be a bit of a stretch. Early forecasts call for a rain-snow mix to fall throughout the day Wednesday, but with temperatures hovering just below freezing and raindrops mingling with snowflakes, Wilson County is likely to see meager ac


Husband, wife killed in Nash County train crash

Whitakers, N.C. - Two people were killed when a train struck their car Sunday afternoon in Nash County. Whitakers police said the driver of the car attempted to beat the train after the stop arms had been lowered when Amtrak train 89 collided with it at about 2:20 p.m. A husband and wife in their 60

WRAL - 2018-01-14 20:51:16

Robbery suspect charged in second holdup

An armed robbery suspect who was captured by Rocky Mount police on Wednesday now faces an additional count of armed robbery for an incident two weeks earlier at the same store. Howard Lewis Mangum Jr., 31, of Durham, was arrested Wednesday while he was hiding behind the Executive Inn and was charged


Book traces Hardee's local roots

It had been a topic of discussion for a number of years, but late last fall Jay and Jaime Gardner of Wade-Cary and Mike Hancock of Boddie-Noell resolved to do more than just talk. Within a month of that conversation, the three had reached out to a nearby author about writing the history of Hardee's.


Authorities believe missing teen is human trafficking victim

A missing Brown County teen who was last seen in Milwaukee is believed by authorities to be a victim of human trafficking. Kasey Vang, 15, was last seen with her sister in Milwaukee on Saturday. Vang's younger sister has since returned to her home in the Village of Belluvue and has spoken with inve

WISN - 2018-01-16 00:10:00

Original play chronicling the final moments of MLK Jr.'s life part of the tribute at church in Milwaukee

St. Francis of Assisi Parish MILWAUKEE - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and work was celebrated in a special way at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Milwaukee Monday, Jan. 15, on what would've been his 89th birthday, and the 50th anniversary of his final year alive. "Commemorates the Dr. King who

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2018-01-15 23:09:09

"Trying to make the best of this weather:" Snow brings out salters and sledders in Milwaukee County

MILWAUKEE - The City of Milwaukee is watching and preparing for another salting operation on Monday night, January 15th. Overnight, the city tackled the snow and ice with more than 100 trucks. Salters get busy on snowy morning Since it was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, many schools were out - and

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2018-01-15 22:31:17

41-year-old Milwaukee man expected to be chased after leading officers on chase that resulted in injury

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A 41-year-old Milwaukee man is expected to be charged after leading police on a chase Friday night. Officers tried to stop the man's car near 27th and Center but he drove off. Police then spotted the car near 95th and Grantosa where the suspect bailed out and ran away. One offi

CBS 58 - 2018-01-15 22:25:00

Only three businesses licensed to plow Milwaukee alleyways

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Two years ago, the City of Milwaukee made it easier for private plow operators to secure a license but only a few have taken advantage. The city lowered the cost to purchase a license from $50 to $10. In the city, a person of any business is required to have a license if they

CBS 58 - 2018-01-15 22:06:00

Get married for free on Valentine's Day at Lakefront Brewery: 'This year will be bigger and better than ever'

Lakefront Brewery MILWAUKEE - Lakefront Brewery is once again offering free weddings and vow renewals on Valentine's Day, Wednesday, Feb. 14. As a part of the love and romance of Valentine's Day, anyone over 21, with a marriage license, can be wed for free at the brewery - and that's not all! Accord

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2018-01-15 21:21:39

Semi-truck damaged after driving under train bridge

Video courtesy: Nicole Muller MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) - A semi-truck was crushed after hitting a train overpass Monday morning in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood. Video sent to us by Nicole Muller of the mishap on KK near east Stewart Street shows the damage to the truck. Part of the trailer, which wa

CBS 58 - 2018-01-15 22:30:00

Annual breakfast honors life of Martin Luther King Jr.

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee YMCA celebrated the life of Martin Luther King Jr. with its 21st annual breakfast. Winners of this year's spoken word contest talked about learning to live together. After the breakfast, many moved onto community service projects throughout the area. MILWAUKEE (

CBS 58 - 2018-01-15 21:49:00

Flu shots protect those around you

Updated 4 minutes ago Roll up your sleeve and do it for those you love. Aaron E. Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine, cautioned adults who have skipped a flu shot this year that they are endangering not just themselves, but also those around them who may no

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-01-15 17:09:49

Aberdeen man killed in Saturday wreck near Groton

An Aberdeen man was killed in Saturday's single-vehicle crash south of Groton. Matthew A. Krawiec, 34, died in the crash, according to a funeral notice from Carlsen Funeral Home. Arrangements are pending. The crash was reported at 1:35 p.m., approximately 7 miles south of Groton near mile marker 202

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-01-15 20:04:28

IUP criminology program ranked as 'Best'

INDIANA, Pa. - Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Master of Arts in criminology's online program has been ranked as a top online graduate criminal justice program by U.S. News & World Report for the fourth year in a row. IUP's selection for the rankings is based on factors including admissions sel

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2018-01-15 20:41:00

Six displaced in Green Township fire

GREEN TOWNSHIP - A wood burning stove is believed to be the cause of a trailer fire late Sunday afternoon at 496 Valley Road. Commodore Volunteer Fire Department reported that the trailer was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived, but according to the department's website, the blaze was extin

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-01-15 14:55:00