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Silver Alert issued for Winston-Salem 14-year-old

A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Winston-Salem teen. An alert was issued Monday evening for Isabella Villanueva Amor Stewart, 14, by the N.C. Center for Missing Persons. She has dementia or another cognitive impairment.


Bicyclist hurt in hit and run crash, search for driver continues

Winston-Salem Police said a driver hit and seriously hurt a bicyclist on Reynolda Road Monday night, before leaving the scene around 9:30. Officers did not have a description of the suspect or their car and desperately wanted to hear from anyone who saw the crash.


Woman struck, killed by unoccupied car in Winston-Salem

A pedestrian was killed in a wreck just before noon today, police said. The crash happened about 11:50 a.m. today in a parking lot at 207 Olde Vineyard Ct., off Old Vineyard Road, police said.


Four of five inmates who escaped from a North Carolina jail have been captured, sheriff's office says

(CNN) — Four of five inmates who escaped Monday night from North Carolina's Nash County jail have been captured, according to the sheriff's office. That leaves one inmate -- 22-year-old Laquaris Battle -- still on the lam Tuesday morning, and a $1,500 reward is being offered for information leading


2.2 earthquake rattles central North Carolina

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Did you hear a boom or did you feel your house shake in the middle of the night?. It was an earthquake. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has confirmed a 2.6 magnitude earthquake has struck near Archdale.


Restaurant supply warehouse catches fire in South Forsyth County

Forsyth County firefighters spent more than six hours at the scene of a warehouse fire on the south end of the county late Monday night into Tuesday morning. Division Chief Jason Shivers with the Forsyth County Fire Department said his crews were called to Sofo Foods on Lakefield Drive in Suwanee ar


VERIFY: Did A Man Really Infect Pepsi Products With HIV?

GREENSBORO, North Carolina — Are Pepsi products tainted with HIV positive blood?. It's a question brought to our verify team, after Boyd Sealey from Kernersville, NC after he saw that claim in a Facebook post.


North Carolina woman arrested for brandishing gun during fight at Huguenot High

RICHMOND, Va. — A North Carolina woman was arrested Saturday for pulling out a gun during a fight following a dance competition at Huguenot High School. Officers were called to Huguenot High School at approximately 6:30 p.m., for a report of a person brandishing a weapon.


Forsyth County Sheriff hosts very first community forum, answers all questions

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — For the first time in Forsyth County history, the Sheriff’s Office held its inaugural community forum Monday night. “Excellent. We had a full house; Bobby Kimbrough’s heart is in the right place,” attendee, Jerry Thomas said.


1 injured in assault; Davidson County Sheriff's Office investigating multiple crime scenes

LEXINGTON — One person has been hospitalized after an incident that involves several crime scenes, the Davidson County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies were called to a possible armed robbery in the 300 block of Old Mill Farm Road in the Reedy Creek community about 8:25 a.m., the sheriff's office sai


North Carolina inmate charged with attempted murder of prison guard

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCT) - A North Carolina prison inmate serving a 49-year sentence has been charged with attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed a guard with a homemade weapon.


65-Year-Old Cyclist Seriously Injured After Drive Hits Him From Behind and Leaves the Scene: Police

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A 65-year-old Lexington man is in the hospital after a driver hit him while he was riding his bike Monday night in Winston-Salem. Robert Jordan was riding a bicycle on Reynolda Road just before 9:30 p.m. when the collision happened. The driver hit Jordan from behind and kept go


NC husband cuts wife's throat during 'domestic incident,' deputies say

TARBORO, N.C. (WNCT) -- The Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office has charged a man with attempted first-degree murder after officials say he cut his wife's throat. Deputies say the incident happened Sunday at the couple's home at in the 300 block of Woodcroft Lane outside of Tarboro.


Drake's opening first North Carolina restaurant in Burlington

BURLINGTON — Drake's, a Kentucky-based sports pubs concept, is openings its first North Carolina location at 1377 Boone Station Drive at Alamance Crossing shopping center. It is targeted to open in late June or early July.


Racist Instagram post about HBCU sparks Wake Forest probe

Wake Forest University officials have condemned an Instagram post that suggested the North Carolina school build a wall to separate it from a historically black public university in the same city.


Fast food cashier in High Point wins $200,000 lottery prize

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Elizabeth Goss of High Point says Sunday turned out to be the day she’s been waiting for when she got a “mega” win of $200,000 on a lottery ticket. Goss stopped at the F&B Mart on North Main Street in High Point to get gas and tried her luck again with one of her favorite games, M


Neighbors helping Kernersville family after fire destroys home, kills beloved pet

KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — It only took 16 minutes for flames to consume the Nance family house Saturday afternoon. It was around 3 p.m. when a fire sparked in the garage port of the house on Horse Creek Run. Within seconds the fire had destroyed a riding lawnmower and vintage car and traveled up the wall


Officers look (a little) less like cops in some Forsyth schools this week. They're trading deputy uniforms for polos and khakis.

Starting this week, some of the school resource officers in Forsyth County may look a little different. They will still be performing the same duties. They’ll still be interacting with students, serving as role models and enforcing school rules. However, Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputies that serve


Police: Officer fatally shot armed man in parking lot

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Officials in North Carolina say police fatally shot an armed man in the parking lot of a fast-food restaurant. Charlotte-Mecklenberg Police said officers responded to a report of an armed man at a business Monday. Images from the scene show a heavy police presence surrounding


2.2 magnitude earthquake felt near Greensboro

Archdale, N.C. — A 2.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded in central North Carolina overnight, according to the National Weather Service. Some residents in southwest Guliford County, near Greensboro and High Point, reported light shaking or loud "explosion" noises around 12:32 a.m. According to the N