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Arrest made 5 months after man shot during armed robbery at Johnston Co. dealership
CLEVELAND, N.C. (WNCN) - An arrest has been made related to an armed robbery at a used car dealership in Johnston County last year. Johnston County Sheriff's Office officials confirmed with CBS 17 that Scott Bridges, 22, faces charges including attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault with
North Carolina high school student hit, killed while crossing the street
CLAYTON, N.C. — An 18-year-old Clayton High School student died after being hit by a car on Lombard Street, WTVD reports. Clayton Police Department said Gustavo Alexis Armenta Valadez, who lived just feet away from where the crash happened, was hit while he crossed the street around 7 a.m. Thursday.
One dead after car slams into power pole near Johnston County
JOHNSTON COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- Officials are investigating after one person was killed in a car crash early Wednesday morning. The wreck happened on Highway 210, near Chisnehall Road, just outside Angier.
Some North Carolina food stamp recipients to get April benefits early
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCT) - The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has some good news for food stamp recipients about their April benefits. Health officials said families and individuals who usually receive Food and Nutrition Services benefits between the 1st and 11th days of each mon
Roy Williams talks UNC game plan ahead of tourney
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WNCN) - The North Carolina Tar Heels arrived late Wednesday evening in Columbus, Ohio to begin preparations for the NCAA tournament. The Tar Heels are the top seed in the Midwest and will open the tournament playing 16-seed Iona on Friday night.
1 killed, 1 injured in single-car crash in Johnston County
Benson, N.C. — A man died and a woman was seriously injured in a single-vehicle wreck on Tuesday night along Highway 210 in Johnston County. Troopers say the driver lost control and the car went airborne before rolling into a power pole that toppled on a 29-year-old man ejected from the car. He died
Police searching for missing North Carolina woman who hasn’t been seen since Monday morning
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police are looking for a missing woman who was last seen leaving her home Monday morning, WBTV reports. Vatsla Watkins, 39, reportedly left her home early Monday morning in a silver 2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 with North Carolina license plate of 8215CP.
Johnston County Sheriff's Office looking for suspect in drive-by shooting
JOHNSTON COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- The Johnston County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect in a drive-by shooting that happened overnight. The sheriff's office said it happened just before 4 a.m on Princeton-Kenly Road.
U.S. Marshals track murder suspect to North Carolina, make arrest within 24 hours
RICHMOND, Va. -- After tracking a man to North Carolina, U.S. Marshals made an arrest in the attempted murder of a Henrico Sheriff's Deputy shot just 24 hours earlier. Just before 11 p.m. on March 19, Richmond Police Officers responded to the shooting of a Henrico County Sheriff’s Deputy in the 2700
Iconic North Carolina barbecue spot closes over taxes owed
GOLDSBORO, NC (AP) - A beloved North Carolina barbecue restaurant has closed over apparent tax problems. Multiple news outlets report Wilber's Barbecue in Goldsboro recently shut its doors, with a sign posted saying the property had been seized due to nonpayment of taxes.
18-year-old struck, killed in Clayton
Clayton, N.C. — An 18-year-old was fatally struck by a vehicle in Clayton on Thursday morning. Witnesses told authorities that Armenta Valadez, a student at Clayton High School, was crossing N.C. Highway 42 from Alta Mobile Home Park just before 7 a.m.
Raleigh Uber passenger taken to hospital after assaulting driver, police say
RALEIGH, N.C. — An Uber ride led to an arrest and a bloody nose early Thursday morning in Raleigh, WTVD reports. At about 2 a.m., Richard Bacchus, 50, who police say was a passenger in the Uber, was arrested.
North Carolina thrift store worker to buy dream home with $4 million prize
RALEIGH, N.C. — A McDowell County man said he plans to buy his dream home after he won a $4 million lottery prize, according to the North Carolina Education Lottery. “This feels like a dream come true,” Larry Fitzgerald said. “I want to buy a house that has plenty of land so I have room to restore m
Suspect arrested in Olivia Lane shooting
A suspect was arrested in connection with a shooting on Olivia Lane that hospitalized one person. Officers with the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested 34-year-old Lester Clinton Jr. on Wednesday in connection with an attempted murder on the corner of Olivia Lane and Crawford Street. He was b
City celebrates new BB&T office with downtown groundbreaking
BB&T’s commitment to Wilson and belief in the downtown turnaround was on display Thursday as officials gathered to break ground on a new $35 million building. “By now, I’m sure all of you are aware of the recent news regarding our proposed merger with SunTrust. A lot of people have wondered what tha
Man threatens shooting at Dudley Food Lion
Wayne County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a shooting threat targeting the Food Lion in Dudley. Sheriff’s deputies opened an investigation into a threatening message targeting Food Lion, located at 118 Five Points Road, around 8:20 p.m. Tuesday, according to a Wayne County Sheriff’s Office in
Serious crash closes Lombard Street in Clayton
CLAYTON, N.C. (WTVD) -- A serious car accident has closed Lombard Street in Clayton. Clayton Police Department announced the road closure on Twitter and said it could be closed for a significant amount of time.
Man convicted in Wilson rape case
Editor’s note: This story contains graphic details of a sexual assault case. Reader discretion is advised. A Wilson man who was convicted Wednesday of raping a woman in 2017 will spend more than two decades in prison.
WCSO: 7 DWI Arrests During Weekend Checking Station
On Saturday, March 16, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office along with North Carolina State Highway Patrol and Pikeville P.D. conducted a DWI Checking Station on U.S. Hwy 13 North at Tommy’s Rd.
Final Drug Take Back Event On Friday
It’s the last chance to properly dispose of those unused medications during the local Operation Medicine Drop effort. Residents are invited to bring in all old prescription and non-prescription drugs to be properly destroyed during the local Operation Medicine Drop at Wayne UNC Health Care this Frid