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Officials searching for man after possible drowning in Wilson :: WRAL.com

Officers with the Wilson Police Department responded to Lake Wilson, located at 4621 Lake Wilson Road, around 4:14 p.m.


Highway checkpoint leads to foul smelling vehicle with two pounds of pot inside

STANTONSBURG, NC (WITN) -A vehicle that pulled up to a highway checkpoint Wednesday night reeked of marijuana, and officers ended up finding more than two pounds of the weed inside.


Mother and son charged with growing and selling marijuana

CHOCOWINITY, N.C. (WNCT) - A Chocowinity mother and son are behind bars, charged with growing and selling marijuana.


Tarboro's Gurley announces new jerseys for the Vikings

This week, he paid for new uniforms for his old stomping grounds. The All-Pro running back announced on Twitter on Tuesday morning that he, along with sporting apparel brand Riddell, would be hooking the Vikings up with some new “gear.”


Durham police chase ends in fatal crash :: WRAL.com

By Janine Bowen, WRAL.com editorDurham, N.C.— Durham police are investigating after a chase ended in a fatal crash Thursday night.Authorities said officers spotted a stolen car in the area of Ramseur Street, but the driver fled.Police said the chase lasted just over 10 minutes before ending in a cra


Man sentenced to life in prison in 2015 murder of ex-girlfriend in Franklinton

The family says that, while they're happy with the outcome of the case, they're looking forward to the future and working to


Lake Wilson Park closed due to reported drowning

WILSON, N.C. (WNCT) -Lake Wilson Park is closed Thursday due to a reported drowning.A man went into the lake and was overtaken by the water’s current, according to the city of Wilson.Rescue operations are still underway, and anumber of Wilson County agencies are assisting.No one is allowed in the pa


Man busted on moped with $100+ worth of Walmart steaks in pants, NC deputies say

NASHVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - A thief was busted with several steaks shoved down his pants legs while making his moped getaway in the pouring rain on Monday, Nash County deputies say.


Flooding on major road in Wilson causing trouble

The flooding affected traffic, and some vehicles were caught in the rising waters, per a viewer who sent CBS 17 a picture.


Police search for bank robber

The CresCom Brank branch at 2901 Sunset Ave. was robbed about 4:40 p.m. Tuesday, said Cpl. Brad Summerlin, spokesman for the Rocky Mount Police Department. Summerlin said eyewitnesses described the bank robber as a white man, who wore some type of mask that covered his face. He added no weapon could


Shooting arrests lead to charges in two other shootings, armed robbery

WILLIAMSTON, NC (WITN) -Police in one Eastern Carolina town have arrested two men for a recent shooting, one who they say is tied to two other shootings and an armed robbery.


Man suffers serious injuries and his family wants answers

Police are investigating after a resident at Accordius Health at Scotland Manor in Scotland Neck suffered a serious brain injury.Brian Blanchard, 52, is being treated at WakeMed Health and Hospitals’ Raleigh Campus for a fractured skull and bleeding on the brain, according to his wife.Wanda Blanchar