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DA: Video 'unfortunate, troubling,' but Raleigh officers did what they had to :: WRAL.com

Raleigh, N.C.— After watching body camera video from an incident in which a Raleigh man fights six police officers before they subdue him with fists and clubs, Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman said Monday there would be no charges against the officers.

WRAL - 2018-08-20 21:23:41

Woman, child injured after car hits horse then tree in Moore County :: WRAL.com

Vass, N.C.— A woman and her daughter were injured Sunday after their car hit a horse in the roadway Sunday night outside of Vass.Officials responded to the 2800 block of Cypress Church Road around 10:30 p.m.At the scene, they found a dead horse blocking both lanes of the roadway and a car that had l

WRAL - 2018-08-20 10:09:00

Bigfoot is having a moment. Turns out NC is a hot bed of Sasquatch fans.

On Sept. 8, the foothills town of Marion will host the state’s biggest-everBigfoot festival, a sasquatch tribute expected to draw thousands.

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-08-20 14:59:00

Convicted thief jailed in alleged theft, use of boyfriend's card

A Goldston woman was jailed recently on allegations she stole and made purchases with a financial card belonging to her boyfriend, according to the Chatham County Sheriff's Office.Pansy Louise Brooks, 33, of 291 Goldston Carbonton Road, is charged with felony financial card theft, felony identity th

SANFORD HERALD - 2018-08-20 21:25:00

Police surround armed pair leaving Verizon store holdup in Apex

Two armed men were arrested when police surrounded them Saturday evening outside a Verizon store that had just been held up.Charges against Eric Xavier Smith, 22, of Fayetteville and Michael Darrell Hinson, 21, of Raeford say they took 53 cell phones, three tablet computers and $147 in cash from the

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-08-20 11:17:00

Messy water main break in Cary sinks dump truck :: WRAL.com

Cary, N.C.— A water main break has closed a residential street in Cary and caused a dump truck to get stuck, officials said Sunday.

WRAL - 2018-08-19 18:09:10

Charge says woman accused of stealing animal opioids had illegal pills in Wake Detention Center

A veterinary-hospital employee charged last week with lifting fentanyl and two other drugs from the facility was accused Saturday of illegally having two drugs among her possessions at the Wake County Detention Center.Jacqueline Lutz Heller, 40, of Morrisville was charged by sheriff’s deputies while

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-08-20 12:17:00

2 arrested after attempted Verizon store robbery in Apex

APEX, N.C. (WTVD) --Police arrested two people accused of trying to rob a Verizon store in Apex Saturday night.Authorities said the two people tried to rob the store on West Williams Street right off Olive Chapel Road shortly before 8 p.m.No one was hurt, officers said.

ABC11.COM - 2018-08-19 12:21:56

US-401 closed in Garner after pedestrian struck by car :: WRAL.com

Garner, N.C.— The northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 401 in Garner are closed Monday after a pedestrian was struck, according to police.

WRAL - 2018-08-20 10:46:21

Vehicle Accident in Cameron Involving Horse

Emergency responders were called to the scene of a serious accident involving a motor vehicle and a horse, on Sunday evening in CameronAt approximately 10:30 p.m., police and rescue personnel were dispatched to the 2800 block of Cypress Church Road in Cameron. Initial reports indicated the horse was

PILOT.COM - 2018-08-20 03:11:00

Fort Bragg-area residents to 'hear and feel' explosions this weekend, officials say

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (WNCN) - Fayetteville and Fort Bragg area residents can expect to "hear and feel" explosions this weekend, as a certain kind of mine clearing training returns to the area after a 20-year absence, officials say.


Man driving wrong way on US 1 dies in Wake County crash, officials say

APEX, N.C. (WNCN) - A young man died during a wrong-way crash on U.S. 1 in Wake County early Saturday, officials say.


Accident closes U.S. 1 through Apex :: WRAL.com

Tags:traffic,Apex,U.S. Highway 1Apex, N.C.— A tractor-trailer crash closed northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 1 through Apex Saturday morning.Traffic was diverted from the limited-access highway onto N.C. Highway 55 (Williams Street) through downtown Apex and back to U.S. 1 where it merges with U.S. 6


Davidson County traffic stop results in deputies hit with urine, blood

Ricardo Uriel Nava, 18, of 65 Coleman Road in Siler City is charged with two counts each of felony malicious conduct by a prisoner and resisting arrest and one count each of indecent exposure, possessing an open container, disorderly conduct and littering.


Police Beat: Aug. 17

SANFORD POLICE DEPARTMENTCommercial burglary report in the 800 block of Wicker Street in which loose change, a chainsaw and antique gun were stolen and recovered.Ernest Demonte Smith Jr., 20, of 106 W. Chisholm St., Sanford, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of failure to appear.


Power Outage in Downtown Southern Pines

Approximately 1,000 customers are experiencing a power outage in downtown Southern Pines this evening, including several businesses on Broad Street.

PILOT.COM - 2018-08-18 23:43:00

FirstHealth Says Patients Being Targeted by Scammers

FirstHealth of the Carolinas is warning patients of an identity theft scam.According to an advisory issued Friday by the hospital chain, patients and their family "have been contacted on the phone or in person by scammers requesting confidential information." The scammers are posing as FirstHealth e


Autopsy reveals Dalrymple Street victim shot twice

Toxicology results released Tuesday show a Sanford man killed at his home in May was shot twice in the chest and had a blood alcohol level of .24.Monty Leroy Simmons, 48, died May 5 after being shot at his Dalrymple Street home.The autopsy report indicates Simmons died of multiple gunshot wounds fro


McGregor Hall offers a rich array of programs for 2018-19

Theater goers will be able to choose from an abundance of theatrical offerings at McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center during the 2018-19 theater season.True to the slogan “Enriching the community with art ~ culture ~ education,” McGregor Hall and 2018-2019 season sponsor Vance Family Medicine recen


Animal rescues hold event for homeless animals

International Homeless Animals’ Day will be celebrated Saturday at Depot Park from 3-9 p.m.The mission of the day is to raise awareness about pet overpopulation, according to International Society for Animal Rights’ website. The society started International Homeless Animals’ Day in 1992.Area animal