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Raleigh shooting victim found in S. Tarboro St. house dies in hospital

A gun attack on a man on South Tarboro Street on Tuesday night became a homicide investigation Thursday after the victim died from his wounds, police said. James Dermont Rowland was 48 years old. He died at WakeMed Hospital, police said. Police said they found Rowland in a house in the 200 block of

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-11-16 20:17:00

Nash County deputies aid in $5 million drug bust

On the heels of two large drug busts in Nash County over the weekend, deputies with the Nash County Sheriff's Office aided in arresting four suspects and seizing more than $5 million in methamphetamine Tuesday in northern Iredell County. Members of the Nash County Sheriff's Office Highway Interdicti

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Round 2: High School State Football Playoffs

GREENVILLE, NC -- The following matchups are second round games in the NCHSAA state football playoffs set for November 17. Class 1A (8) Southside @ (1) North Duplin (5) Pamlico County @ (4) Columbia (6) Plymouth @ (3) South Robeson Class 1AA (8) Riverside @ (1) Tarboro (6) Lakewood @ (3) East Carter

WITN - 2017-11-17 23:44:00

James Benjamin Hemby Jr.

March 1, 1934 - Nov. 16, 2017 RALEIGH - James "Jim" Benjamin Hemby Jr., 83, passed away Thursday evening at Rex Hospital, Raleigh. A memorial service will be conducted Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at First Christian Church, 207 Tarboro St. NE, Wilson. Jim was born March 1, 1934, in Ayden to the late Mavis


Rocky Mount Police to host Pack a Patrol Car Friday

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) - One local police department is helping those in need put food on the table this holiday season. Rocky Mount Police have partnered with Communities in School to host their annual Pack a Patrol Car food drive Friday. Officers will be filling their cars with canned goods an

WITN - 2017-11-17 13:34:00

Board certifies Wilson County election results

Wilson County Board of Elections members have certified the results of municipal elections held Nov. 7. In a canvass Friday, the board made only minor changes to vote tallies and noted no changes in election results for Wilson, Black Creek, Elm City, Kenly, Lucama, Saratoga and Sharpsburg. "I think


State to study efforts to reduce flooding

State officials are contracting experts to study ways to reduce future flooding of the Tar River, Gov. Roy Cooper announced this week. The studies will address mitigation approaches for the Tar River basin and three other major river basins in the region that flooded after Hurricane Matthew. "Commun


Military museum amasses a treasure trove

Boasting the largest military mural in North Carolina and a collection of memorabilia second to none, the Edgecombe County Veterans Military Museum remains a hidden gem of the Twin Counties. "We suffer from a lack of awareness," said Chris Larsen, vice chairman of the museum's board of directors. Th

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

After natural disasters, the giving season focuses on victims

Students at Long Beach Middle School have organized a bracelet sales drive to raise funds for victims of natural disasters this year. They are also collecting food to be distributed to needy families in the community. (Credit: Newsday / Yeong-Ung Yang) On a recent Saturday afternoon, Margarica McGow

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 18:04:48

Police Search For Cashier Robber

Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a man connected to four robberies that took place within the confines of the 108 and 114th precincts. The string of robberies began on Sept. 16 at 5:53 p.m. when the suspect, described as a black man in his 30s, ordered a coffee at a Dunk

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-17 17:33:07

Queens Forum Publisher Indicted On Three Counts

Pat Adams, publisher of The Forum newspaper in Howard Beach, has been indicted on one count of obstruction of justice and three counts of tampering with a witness and could face up to 20 years in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney's office for New York's Eastern District Adams was initially arre

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-17 18:44:27

Homeless Man Sentenced To 22 Years For Beating Death

A 36-year-old homeless man was sentenced to 22 years in prison on a first-degree manslaughter conviction after he beat a 57-year-old man to death in 2016, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced on Thursday. The homeless man, Danthony Horton, approached the victim, Ricardo Cruz, and punched

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-17 18:20:52

Nigerian women’s bobsled team will be first to represent country in Winter Olympics 

The Nigerian bobsled team might be the best bobsleigh story since "Cool Runnings." After forming in 2016, the three-member Nigerian bobsled team qualified to become the first to represent Nigeria in the upcoming 2018 Olympics. They'll be the first African team, men or women, to qualify in the Bobs

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 17:01:59

Frank DeCarlo gets 9 months in Merchant Marine Academy scheme

Frank DeCarlo, former public works supervisor at the Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, was sentenced Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, to 9 months in prison. Photo Credit: Ed Betz A former public works supervisor at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point who admitted he took bribes in a bid-ri

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 18:19:00

How did a two-term incumbent Queens Councilwoman lose to her rival civic leader?

Where did it all go wrong for Elizabeth Crowley on Election Day? An incumbent New York City Council Democrat is normally a shoe-in for re-election; a few in Queens didn't even have an Election Day opponent. Those incumbents who did have competition had no problem brushing it aside. It's easy to see

QNS.COM - 2017-11-17 20:00:25

Jamaica resident starts nonprofit organization to revitalize communities with little resources across the globe

Being surrounded by concrete and smog, it can take its toll on the environment. There are many neighborhoods in Queens that may not have the resources to improve the community's condition. However, Alicia White wasn't going to let that happen. A native of Jamaica, White remembers not having access t

QNS.COM - 2017-11-17 18:40:54

Dunkin' Donuts worker struck, killed by van in drive-thru

A Dunkin' Donuts worker died after he was struck by a van in the Paterson shop's drive-thru Thursday night, police and the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office said. Jose Furtado, 65, was hit at the Dunkin' Donuts at Rout 20 and East 33rd Street around 7 p.m as he was sweeping up leaves. He was rushed

NJ.COM - 2017-11-17 04:35:10

Here's what goes on behind the scenes of the famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which reportedly costs millions to produce each year

Sarah Jacobs, provided by Sarah Jacobs Inside a warehouse in Moonachie, New Jersey, where gingerbread men and nutcrackers line the walls, live two massive turkeys, a larger-than-life robot, a dragon, Pikachu, and Spongebob Squarepants. While this isn't Santa's North Pole workshop, it might be the cl

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-17 18:00:13

170 firefighters battle fire in 6-story apartment building

NEW YORK (AP) - Firefighters are battling a large fire on the top floors of a six-story New York City apartment building. The fire started Friday afternoon on the top floor of the Harlem building. The Fire Department of New York says 170 firefighters are at the scene. There are no reports of injurie

WIVB - 2017-11-17 21:42:20

N.J. woman charged with making up story about cop rape

JERSEY CITY -- A Jersey City woman who claimed to have been handcuffed and sexually assaulted by a city police officer after a traffic stop has been charged with filing a false statement to police and obstruction of justice after security video showed no such thing happened, police said. On Oct. 18,

NJ.COM - 2017-11-17 14:20:33