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Man killed in motorcycle crash

Nicholas Brian Price, 20, was killed after he drove off the side of Icard Rhodhiss Road near Hollywood Drive, jumped a creek bank and hit a rock wall before coming to a rest in the creek, said Trooper D.R. Lane with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2018-10-22 21:00:00

McDowell deputies search for missing man

Johnny Lee Barefoot, 64, walked away from the Houston House, an assisted living facility on U.S. 64 in Union Mills, at approximately 11:10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 22 and hasn’t been seen since.

MCDOWELL NEWS - 2018-10-22 19:40:00

Man shot and killed after showing gun while being served a warrant

attempting to serve this capias, there was a police-involved shooting. And as I and Sheriff (Armando) Fontes do, we asked for an independent agency to come in to do the investigation, in this case, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation."

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-10-22 14:10:00

Former Carolina Panther Rae Carruth released from prison

CLINTON, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Former Carolina Panthers player Rae Carruth, who was convicted of hiring a hitman to kill his pregnant girlfriend in 1999, is out of prison. Cherica Adams was eight months pregnant with their son when she was shot in a drive-by shooting on Rea Road. Carruth and his lawyer

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-10-22 15:06:00

McDowell County deputies charge teen for sex crimes involving 11-year-old victim

MARION, NC (FOX Carolina) - Deputies with the McDowell County Sheriff's Office said a Burke County man was charged with sex crimes involving a child. Deputies said Jonathan Ray Register, 19, of Morganton was arrested and charged with statutory sex offense with a child under 15 and taking indecent li

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-10-22 14:14:00

Polk County babysitter sentenced to prison after molesting two young children

POLK COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) —The Polk County District Attorney’s Office says a Mill Springs babysitter will spend at least the next 12 years in prison formolesting two young children.James Dean Huff pleaded guilty to three counts of first degree statutory sex offense for molesting two children in March

WLOS.COM - 2018-10-22 12:23:15

FATAL NORTH CAROLINA CRASH: Firefighters say one killed, another flown to hospital after car crashes into tree

*Update* Lower Rocky River Rd, 1 patient has been removed and is being transported to the landing zone. 2nd occupant of vehicle is deceased,@NCSHPreporting Lower Rocky River to be closed at least 2 hours. All Harrisburg units still working assisting@StoreFd— Harrisburg Fire (@HarrisburgFire)October

WSOC-TV - 2018-10-22 10:02:50

MISSING | 64-year-old McDowell man with dementia walks away from assisted living facility

Deputies say that Johnny Lee Barefoot, 64, walked away from the Houston House, an assisted living facility on U.S.-64 in Union Mills, at approximately 11:10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 22 and hasn’t been seen since.

WLOS.COM - 2018-10-22 15:55:55


Two men were taken to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, one of them by helicopter, following a Saturday afternoon accident involving a reported ejection on Boiling Springs Highway. Multiple South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers responded to investigate and the troopers were observed using orange

GAFFNEY LEDGER - 2018-10-22 06:58:00

Loretta Lynn hospitalized for 'serious' health issues

Country music legend Loretta Lynn has reportedly been hospitalized for an unknown but "serious" health condition, according to Billboard Magazine. The singer, 86, has struggled with her health lately. Earlier this year, she broke her hip. She also suffered a stroke in May 2017. "I am very sad to rep


Spartanburg County coroner investigating scene in Landrum

According to coroner Rusty Clevenger, the office was alerted to the scene Saturday afternoon, and he has since confirmed the office's involvement. Details surrounding the investigation will be released once they become available. Stay with FOX Carolina for updates.


ANIMAL SHELTER AT CAPACITY: Cleveland County animal shelter at capacity after rescuing hurricane-impacted pets

The shelter has 64 dogs and 70 cats, and some animals are sleeping two to a cage, according to our partners at the Shelby Star.

WSOC-TV - 2018-10-21 22:00:22

BOWLING ALLEY SHOOTING: Police investigate deadly shooting outside bowling alley

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Local crafter wins big at the Mountain State Fair

Since the age of 7, Katrina Hoyle has devoted her talents to crocheting all kinds of beautiful bedspreads, scarves, hats and blankets. She is one of the regular vendors at the Marion Tailgate Market where she brings her crocheting, breads, natural soaps, balms and plants every week to the shelter on


Answer Man: $600 for an ambulance ride? $8,000 for MAMA helicopter ride?

Question:Some time ago I broke my ankle. When the accident happened, I asked the neighbor to load me into the back of their SUV and take me to Mission Hospital. My goal as an old Norwegian was to eliminate the high cost of using an ambulance. So my first question is what is the average cost of an am

CITIZEN TIMES - 2018-10-21 14:18:00

Around 2200 WNC residents still without power after overnight winds

BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C. (WLOS) —Over two thousand WNC residents from Canton to Lake Lure are still without power after overnight windstorms.There was a Wind Advisory overnight for all of WNC.Black Mountain/Montreat seems to be hardest hit, with about 800 of the outages occurring in that area.Many areas

WLOS.COM - 2018-10-21 14:14:54

Former football players arrested after violent assault at N.C. high school

As WBTV and other outlets report,it is believed that the fight started because of something that was posted on Snapchat. Witnesses told WBTV the student who was attacked in a video recording that spread across social media criticized New Yorkers in a post on the app, and that was what started it.


Police investigating murder after man shot in gas station parking lot

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police say a man is dead after being shot in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven Exxon gas station on Clanton Rd. Friday night.Officers were called out to the business in the Clanton Park neighborhood at 11:44 p.m. in reference to an assault with a deadly weapon.When officers arrived


Gaffney man struck by van, killed in Cherokee Co.

Maurice Eugene Clements, 54, of Gaffney, was walking with a friend at about 7:20 p.m. on the frontage road of I-85 when he was struck by a van, according to the coroner's office.


Greenwood man found guilty of drug trafficking, sentenced 25 years in prison

SPARTANBURG CO., S.C. (FOX CAROLINA) Spartanburg County deputies said Friday that a Greenwood man was found guilty of drug trafficking and possession with intent to distribute after a five day trial. 40-year-old Dana Morton was sentenced to 25 years in prison. Deputies said he was found guilty of t