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SWAT on scene as shooting under investigation in Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Police, SWAT and an armored vehicle responded to the scene of a shooting in Raleigh on Tuesday morning.

CBS17.COM - 2018-05-22 15:49:49

Autopsies describe fatal prison attack NC hasn't detailed

These undated file photos provided by the Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Office shows, from the left, Pasquotank Correctional Institution inmates Jonathan Monk, Wisezah Buckman, Seth Frazier and Mikel Brady.... more

DARIENNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-05-21 20:08:53

Elkin man wanted on murder charge after NCSHP trooper dies in crash

Officials say just before 11 p.m., troopers tried to stop a black BMW that drove through a checkpoint. During the chase, Trooper Samuel N. Bullard crashed, and died at the scene.

WXII 12 - 2018-05-22 23:19:00

North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Dies In Crash Following Chase On I-77 - WCCB Charlotte

Investigators say Trooper Samuel Newton Bullard, 24, was conducting a driver license checkpoint when a black BMW failed to stop for the troopers and fled the checkpoint.

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-05-22 13:11:46

Police: Man shot, wounded 2 after fight

When officers arrived, they found 21-year-old Tyrone R. Best and 22-year-old Ashley T. Best suffering from “gunshot wounds to their extremities,” said Sgt. Steve Stroud.


911 callers reported armed man before controversial Raleigh arrest

Hinton ignored commands to get on the ground, and physically resisted when the officers handcuffed him, warrants say. Hinton also hit the K-9, Loki, in the head and face.

CBS17.COM - 2018-05-22 22:08:56

Student injured when school bus crashes in Clayton

By Jessica Patrick, WRAL.com editorClayton, N.C.— One student was injured Monday morning in a school bus crash in Clayton.According to Clayton police, the crash occurred on Amelia Church Road at Barber Mill Road. Two other cars were involved in the crash.Officials said one student has minor injuries

BRINKWIRE.COM - 2018-05-22 00:00:00

Trafficking Suspects Appear In Court - The Daily Record

Raul Topete Arreola, 49, of California and Aquileo Perez Pineda, 48, of Georgia appeared in Harnett County District Court in front of Judge Paul Holcombe.

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2018-05-21 15:06:00

Sheriff: $90M worth of crystal meth found in man's fuel tank in Harnett County :: WRAL.com

According to the Harnett County Sheriff's Office, the driver, 49-year-old Raul Topete Arreola, and another man, 48-year-old Aquileo Perez Pineda, were each charged with three counts of trafficking methamphetamine.


Police: Guests evacuated after man barricades himself in Raleigh hotel

Police said that a man assaulted a woman, and after she ran out of the room and called the police, the man barricaded himself in his room.


Police seek help finding NC woman

Police said Bonnie Gitto, 70, was last seen on the 100 block of Fairlane Road after 2 p.m. Friday.


Nearly 9,000 without power in Clayton area, officials say

CLAYTON, N.C. (WNCN) - Nearly 9,000 customers are without power Saturday night after an outage on the south side of Clayton, officials say.


Felon leads law enforcement on chase from checkpoint

An Erwin man released from prison in December after serving nine years on a conviction of death by vehicle was arrested Thursday night for allegedly running a sheriff’s checkpoint in Harnett County.Dusty Lenard Cameron, 36, of 102 Roosevelt Road, is charged with speeding to elude arrest, maintaining


After tragedy strikes a Johnston County family, community responds with money for medical bills

More than 100 people have contributed to a GoFundMe campaign to help the family of an 8-year-old Clayton girl who died in an automobile accident on Wednesday.The fundraiser for medical bills surpassed its $7,000 goal early Saturday afternoon, less than 24 hours after it began. It had been shared mor


Trump administration selects 10 areas to test advanced drone use. One is in NC.

The U.S. Department of Transportation has selected 10 areas to test advanced drone uses.Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced on May 9 that10 areas would participatein theUnmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program.The 10 areas are:▪North Carolina Department of Transport


Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game

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Officials: Wayne County judge who fell in courthouse stairwell has died

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) - The Wayne County judge who was found unresponsive in a courthouse stairwell earlier in May and was airlifted to UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill died on Thursday, court officials confirmed.


Man arrested on attempted 1st-degree murder after shooting in Kinston

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) - A man was arrested Wednesday on attempted first-degree murder charges after shooting in Kinston, police said.


NC governor offers reward for information in Johnston County murder

The stateis offering a reward for informationleading to the arrest of two home-invasion suspects who shot and killed a Johnston County man nearly two years ago.N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper announced the $5,000 reward Friday.Garrett Howard Bridges was killed just before 1 a.m. July 2, 2016, on Herndon Drive


Ten N.C. emergency managers report to Hawaii to help with volcano response

RALEIGH, N.C. (WITN) -Ten emergency managers and fire service officials from our state departed Saturday for Hawaii, to serve on an incident management team as Hawaii continues to respond to the erupting Kilauea volcano.