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Woman seriously injured in Durham shooting

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) -- A woman suffered serious injuries when she was shot Saturday evening in Durham, police said. The shooting happened around 7:45 p.m. in the 400 block of East Pilot Street, according to a news release from Durham police.


Durham police investigate shooting

Durham, N.C. — Durham police were investigating Saturday night after a woman was shot in the 400 block of E. Pilot Street. Authorities said the shooting happened at about 7:45 p.m., and that the woman suffered serious injuries.


City leaders approve gaming amendments with changes

The Roxboro City Council voted unanimously on Monday to approve adult gaming establishment regulations after much discussion and tabling their decision last month. Council members approved the ordinance change unanimously on a motion by Council member Mark Phillips.


Man dies after Durham house fire

Durham, N.C. — A Durham house fire killed one person Saturday, authorities said. Emergency officials responded to the fire, at 1205 W. Horseshoe Road, at 1:40 a.m. Three people were in the house when the fire broke out, and one was able to escape.


Dan River Region real estate transfers

» Phillip K. Baugham and Frances D. Baugham to Cristian Nicole Tesoro, 113.6 feet, lot 12, section K, 208 Shamrock Drive, $82,000. » Vickie D. Meeks to Aquitina Jaimes Mendoza, 325 Bellevue St., $36,500.


Woman gets six years as bank getaway driver

A Roxboro, N.C. woman will spend the next six years in prison for her role in a bank robbery that took place in Bracey in 2015. On Friday, Circuit Judge S. Anderson Nelson sentenced Shermika Jessica Lea to 100 years in prison, with all but 10 years suspended for her role as the getaway driver in the


New search warrants reveal at least 60 guns seized from North Carolina home after Diana Keel’s disappearance

NASHVILLE, N.C. — New search warrants show at least 60 guns and three knives were seized from the Keel home after Diana’s disappearance, according to WTVD. The search warrants were tracked down by ABC11 the same day Rexford Lynn Keel was returned from Arizona to face a murder charge in his wife’s de


Candidate remains in race amid questions about his residence

After announcing that he would seek the Mayo River District seat on the Patrick County Board of Supervisors, Vance Agee said he has heard a number of rumors that he lives outside of the county and in another state.


Warrant: Danville Pastor shot in Costco parking lot met suspect on popular online sales app

DANVILLE - A Danville pastor and Duke University divinity student who was shot two weeks ago while in the parking lot of a Durham Costco was apparently the victim of an attempted robbery, which occurred while he was conducting a transaction with someone he met on a popular app used to buy and sell s


Virginia man found guilty in crash that killed woman

Leonardtown, MD - A Danville, VA man charged with several counts in connection with a September 2017 motor vehicle crash that claimed the life of a St. Mary’s County woman, was found guilty Friday, March 22 criminally negligent manslaughter with a motor vehicle, court records stated. A jury found th


18-year-old charged after firing pellet gun at Cary Barnes and Noble

CARY, N.C. (WTVD) -- An 18-year-old man has been charged after walking into a Cary Barnes and Noble and firing two pellet guns on Friday night. Jonathan Kyle Courtney, 18, of Cary, was charged with two counts of felony assault with a deadly weapon and one count of discharging a barreled weapon into


Stanley’s no-hitter leads Eagles to conference win

Eastern Alamance senior pitcher Matt Stanley earned a six-inning no-hitter last week as the Eagles improved to 3-0 in Mid-State Conference play March 12 with a 10-0 home victory over Person County. The Rockets repaid the favor two days later, defeating the Eagles, 4-3, in Roxboro - EAHS’s first conf


Top 10 North Carolina Homes Literally “On The Water” You Can Rent For The Weekend

What better place to plan that relaxing get-a-way than on the water – literally. We recently discovered some daily/weekly vacation homes in North Carolina where you can just open up the back door and go fishing or dive off into the cool water.


Family and friends of murdered Halifax County woman are searching for answers

HALIFAX COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - A family continues to push for justice in the case of Emma Compton Layne. She disappeared in June 2017 in Halifax County. In November of 2017, hunters found her body just yards from her property--sparking a homicide investigation that has gone unsolved.


Nash County man accused of murdering wife returns to NC

TUSCON, Ariz. (WNCN) - Rexford Lynn Keel, the Nash County man accused of killing his wife, waived extradition Friday morning and is now in North Carolina. Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone was in Pima County Thursday as Keel appeared in court.


A rally to seek justice for a murdered woman

Halifax, Va. (WFXR News) - Family and friends of Emma Compton-Layne are hosting a rally in hopes of finding her murderer. The gathering is Saturday from 3-5pm at Cody Store. Police say they are hoping to jog someone's memory. Emma was.


Man connected to two North Carolina sexual assault cases arrested in Augusta

A man wanted in connection to two 1981 sexual assault cases in North Carolina was arrested Tuesday in Richmond County. According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Johnny Ealey, 64, has been charged in connection to the two sexual assault cases and indicted for first degree rape, second


Northam signs casino bill into law

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed legislation on Friday that could eventually result in casino gaming coming to Virginia. Northam signed Senate Bill 1126, which directs the Joint Legislative and Review Commission to conduct a comprehensive study of casino gaming regulations and submit its report by


North Carolina company issues recall for pork skin products

(FOX Carolina) – The USDA said North Carolina-based Two Brothers Pork Skins is recalling an undetermined amount of pork skin products. The USDA said the products are being recalled because they were “produced without meeting the federal requirements to develop and implement a hazard analysis and sys


Practice fire demolishes old Hillsborough steakhouse

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Hillsborough residents pulled up a chair to say good-bye to a town staple in a very unique way, as firefighters tore into the building to train. When a restaurant goes up in flames, you expect firefighters to put out the blaze. That wasn't the case at the former Russel's