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Driver from Winston-Salem accused of trying to hit police officers in multi-county chase

A Winston-Salem man is accused of leading law enforcement officers on a chase and attempting to hit Thomasville police officers with his car. The chase began in Thomasville on Monday evening after police were called to Thomasville Family Pharmacy on a report of someone attempting to fill a forged pr

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 12:30:00

Child injured in Winston-Salem crash

Police are investigating a crash in Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem Journal) WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - A child was taken to the hospital after a crash in Winston-Salem Monday night, according to a press release. At about 8:50 p.m., a car traveling east on West Acadia Avenue left the roadway and hit a parke

MY FOX 8 - 2018-03-20 09:48:26

Silver Alert issued for Winston-Salem woman

A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Winston-Salem woman. Betty Jean Hedgebeth, 50, possibly suffers from cognitive disorders, the Winston-Salem Police Department said. She was last seen about 3 a.m. Tuesday inside her house at 3206 Meadow Lane. Hedgebeth is a black woman, 5 feet 4 inches ta

GREENSBORO.COM - 2018-03-21 11:30:00

Winston-Salem crews on standby for winter weather

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Crews in the city of Winston-Salem are prepared for a possible wintry mix Wednesday that could cause issues on the roads. City leaders said they won't apply brine before the event because it's going to rain, and that would wash it all away. They will closely monitor temperature

WXII 12 - 2018-03-20 20:48:00

Winston-Salem police make plans to prevent rocks being thrown at vehicles on highways

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Winston-Salem police are making plans to prevent people from throwing rocks at drivers on highways. Sgt. Amy Gauldin said there were two incidents where vehicles were hit by rocks over the weekend, but it was three incidents happening near the area of U.S. 52 and Research Park

MY FOX 8 - 2018-03-20 23:07:09

'Forged prescription' leads to multi-county chase; 40-year-old suspect arrested

The Davidson County Sheriffs Department and the Thomasville Police Department were involved in a vehicle pursuit Monday that entered the Winston-Salem city limits. Thomasville police responded to the Thomasville Family Pharmacy after someone attempted to fill "a forged prescription." Upon police arr

WXII 12 - 2018-03-20 12:30:00

Officials: Lockdown at Greensboro College stemmed from assault of two employees

GREENSBORO - Greensboro College is reporting that two of its employees were assaulted on campus this afternoon. The campus briefly went on lockdown after the assailant fled. Neither employee observed a weapon. According to the college, one of the employees sustained head injuries and traveled ambul

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 19:45:00

Winston-Salem man charged after vehicle pursuit

A Winston-Salem man was charged after leading authorities on a high-speed chase from Davidson County into Forsyth County Monday evening, according to the Davidson County Sheriff's Office. Jon Michael Carroll, 40, of 17 Cascade Ave., Winston-Salem, was charged with three counts of assault with a dea

DISPATCH - 2018-03-20 14:43:14

Driver being pursued by Davidson County deputies crashes vehicle in Winston-Salem

A driver being pursued Monday by Davidson County sheriff's deputies crashed into a vehicle, authorities said. The chase began in Thomasville at about 6 p.m. and the pursuit continued inside of the city limits of Winston-Salem, Thomasville police said. The chase ended when the driver crashed the vehi

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-03-19 23:46:00

Gunshot fired outside Hanes Mall as bail bond agents tried to take a man into custody

Hanes Mall in Winston-Salem WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - A gunshot was fired in the parking lot of Hanes Mall on Saturday as bail bond agents tried to take a man into custody. Police were called to the mall at 3320 Silas Creek Pkwy. shortly before 7:30 p.m. in reference to a gunshot, according to a police


NC mom fights off coyote attacking daughter. 'It just wanted to eat me,' girl says.

A coyote growls after being caught in a trap in Mount Holly Saturday, January 19, 2013 (Credit: Todd Sumlin | The Charlotte Observer) CHARLOTTE, NC (Mark Price/The Charlotte Observer) - After years of mounting anxiety in North Carolina over increasingly aggressive coyotes, law enforcement officials


Young child hospitalized after vehicle crashes into parked car, police say

Winston-Salem police say a young child has been taken to the hospital after the car in which they were riding crashed into two parked cars around 8:53 p.m. Monday night. According to police, the man driving a 2004 Honda east on West Acadia Avenue veered off the road and crashed into a parked GMC SUV

WXII 12 - 2018-03-20 03:51:00

Water main break shuts down Winston-Salem road

City of Winston-SalemSOURCE: City of Winston-Salem Updated: 6:08 PM EDT Mar 19, 2018 Part of Old Salisbury Road in Winston-Salem will be closed for most of the week because of a water main break. City officials say this impacts Old Salisbury Road between West Clemmonsville Road and Southpark Boule

WXII 12 - 2018-03-19 22:08:00

City of Greensboro: Speakers on gun show welcome at April 3 council meeting

GREENSBORO - The city is telling people who want to speak about guns to come to next month's City Council meeting instead of the one Tuesday. The council recently adopted a new meeting format that sets aside the first Tuesday of the month for comments from the public. The next on will begin at 5:30

GREENSBORO.COM - 2018-03-19 14:43:00

Video shows police chase in Thomasville; suspect arrested after crash in Winston-Salem

A suspect was taken into custody Monday evening after a police chase stretched from Thomasville to the Winston-Salem city limits. The chase started around 6 p.m. in Thomasville. FOX8's cameras captured several police cars chasing the suspect through the city. The chase ended when the suspect crashed

MY FOX 8 - 2018-03-20 01:46:49

Winston-Salem police respond to discharge of firearm call near Hanes Mall

Updated: 10:52 PM EDT Mar 17, 2018 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.- Winston-Salem police are investigating after receiving calls of someone discharging a firearm near Hanes Mall on Saturday evening. Police are still investigating if shots were fired but did confirm a vehicle was speeding and hit multiple cars


2 people seriously hurt after truck crosses center line, crashes head-on into car in Greensboro

The 1500 block of Pleasant Ridge Road in Greensboro (Google Maps) GREENSBORO, N.C. - Police said two people were seriously hurt after a driver in Greensboro crossed the center line and crashed into another vehicle head-on. A 1996 Chevrolet S-10 truck driven by a 47-year-old Colfax man crossed the ce


King Cobra to make Piedmont Triad home

Photo credit: Mike Easter at Scales and Tales in Ohio King Cobra will become part of the permanent exhibit at the Kernersville Reptile Center and Zoo before the end of March. KERNERSVILLE - The public soon will get a chance to see a king cobra, the world's longest venomous snake, on permanent displ


Teen missing from Winston-Salem could be in danger, police say

A 14-year-old girl who ran away from home could be in danger of hurting herself, police say. Alishia Renee Nickerson left her home in Winston-Salem early Thursday morning after speaking to her therapist on the phone about suicidal thoughts, according to a release from Winston-Salem police. Alishia d


Silver Alerts Issued For 2 Separate Winston-Salem Teens

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Winston-Salem Police say two teenage girls are missing from their homes. Police issued separate silver alerts for 14-year-old Alishia Nickerson and 15-year-old Shealynn Lewandowski. Police say Alishia ran away from her home after talking to her therapist on the phone about h