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Johnston Co. magistrate pleads guilty, admits to telling friend about warrant, officials say

SMITHFIELD, N.C. (WNCN) - A Johnston County magistrate who was indicted on felony charges pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanor accessing government computers charges, officials say.

CBS17.COM - 2018-08-13 19:33:16

Police trying to locate missing woman in Goldsboro

Derica Lofton, 22, was last seen near the area of Jefferson Court Apartment in Goldsboro around 1:00 p.m.

WNCT - 2018-08-15 10:24:12

Police: Woman found on Capital Boulevard after assault, driver ran away :: WRAL.com

By Claudia Rupcich, WRAL reporterRaleigh, N.C.— Commuters experienced delays on Capital Boulevard early Wednesday morning after police found a woman on the roadway.Before 3 a.m., officers with the Raleigh Police Department responded to Capital Boulevard near Wake Forest Road and Wade Avenue. Police

WRAL - 2018-08-15 09:20:00

Pair Charged With Counterfeiting Money

Alisa Cheryl Bailey, 32, of Raleigh and Sidney Lide Rogers, 34, of Wake Forest were allegedly printing the money at the Super 8 motel in Dunn.

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

21-year-old charged after police chase in NC ends in fiery crash

Investigators said the chase ended around 4:45 p.m. when the suspect, later identified by as Ronie Demitri Hyman, crashed a stolen vehicle near Western Boulevard's intersection with Varsity Drive.

WBTW.COM - 2018-08-15 00:55:23

I-95 closed in both directions in Johnston County

KENLY, N.C. (WNCN) - Interstate 95 in Johnston County near the Wilson County line is closed in both directions Tuesday morning following a crash, according to Johnston County authorities.

CBS17.COM - 2018-08-14 09:54:32

Raleigh police search for suspect in fatal stabbing

Laquan Leon Williams, 27, is charged with murder in the death of Summer Robinson, police said. As of Tuesday afternoon, Williams is not in custody.

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-08-14 15:59:00

20-year-old woman dies in Raleigh stabbing, police say

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Raleigh police are investigating a homicide Monday night, officials said.

CBS17.COM - 2018-08-14 16:08:43

Police activity creates delays on Capital Boulevard after woman falls out of car :: WRAL.com

Raleigh, N.C.— Commuters will experience delays on Capital Boulevard Wednesday morning after police say a woman fell from a car onto the roadway.Before 3 a.m., officers with the Raleigh Police Department responded to Capital Boulevard near Wake Forest Road and Wade Avenue. Police say a woman fell fr

WRAL - 2018-08-15 09:20:00

Man arrested after downtown Raleigh police chase ends on Western Boulevard :: WRAL.com

Raleigh, N.C.— A man faces multiple charges after a police chase that started in downtown Raleigh and ended on Western Boulevard on Monday afternoon.Ronie Demitri Hyman, 22, is charged with larceny of a motor vehicle, felony speed to elude, hit and run and careless and reckless driving.He was transp

WRAL - 2018-08-14 14:21:00

2 people shot after fight breaks out at party in Raleigh, police say

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Two people were shot overnight after fight broke out at a party at a college apartment complex, Raleigh police said.

CBS17.COM - 2018-08-15 09:15:42

Police: Online love scam leads investigators to killing plot

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An online romance scam led investigators to the discovery that a North Carolina woman with financial problems was plotting to kill her 88-year-old mother to get more money to pay the fraudster, police said.

AP - 2018-08-14 18:18:04

Authorities: Man broke into NC home to rape 9-year-old girl

RALEIGH, N.C. — A Raleigh man is accused of breaking into a home so he could rape a 9-year-old girl, authorities said Monday.

WCNC - 2018-08-14 14:21:32

Downed power lines close I-95 near Rocky Mount :: WRAL.com

Kenly, N.C.— Both directions of Interstate 95 are closed Tuesday due to downed power lines.The road is closed in Kenly between Exit 105 (Bagley Road) and Exit 107 (US-301). According to the N.C. Department of Transportation, the closure is due to fallen power lines.Motorists are asked to avoid the a

WRAL - 2018-08-14 09:18:47

Woman seriously injured in hit-and-run in Durham :: WRAL.com

The front grill of the SUV will be significantly damaged, police said. Parts No. 4,5, 9 and 13 in the diagram below were recovered from the scene and should be missing from the SUV.


Smithfield removing hogs from farms involved in court losses :: WRAL.com

In at least one case the company agreed to discuss continued payments after the hogs are removed, but whether an accommodation was reached is not publicly known. The federal judge overseeing these cases issued a gag order in them, limiting what people involved in the lawsuits are willing to say.


Humidity moves out Monday as more rain moves in :: WRAL.com

By Elizabeth Gardner, WRAL meteorologistRaleigh, N.C.— After some overnight storms, Monday will be partly cloudy but dry with just a small chance for storms and rain by the evening.According to WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner, the morning will be mostly cloudy, but sunshine will emerge in the a


17-year-old shot, killed in Goldsboro :: WRAL.com

Goldsboro, N.C.— A 17-year-old was shot and killed late Saturday in Goldsboro, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.


Troopers searching for car that hit 12-year-old riding bike in Johnston County

BENSON, N.C. (WTVD) --State troopers are searching for a car that hit a child riding a bike in Johnston County Friday afternoon.It happened around 4 p.m. in the 1000 block of Old Fairgrounds Road.A car sped away after striking a 12-year-old boy riding his bike.The child was transported to Wake Medic


To smile or not to smile? NC State football players answer picture day question

Once a year, every player on every sports team puts on his or her jersey, stares at the camera and must answer the question, "Do I smile, or keep a straight face?"