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Unhappy hour: Truck with 40,000 pounds of vodka overturns

CLAYTON, N.C. (AP) - A tractor trailer full of vodka has overturned on a North Carolina highway and it may take until happy hour to clean up the mess. Clayton police said on Twitter that the truck tipped on its side around 5:45 a.m. Thursday on U.S. Highway 70, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) southea

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-21 18:44:20

Father of man shot in Knightdale: He shouldn't have shoplifted, but he shouldn't have been shot

Deondrea Branch (photos courtesy of the family) KNIGHTDALE, N.C. (WNCN) - Deandre Branch was shot in the neck Monday evening. Police said he was shot by a woman working in a building that he ran in to as he fled police. His father, Willie Mitchener Jr., said he may never walk again.CLICK FOR MORE

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-21 03:48:59

Tractor trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of vodka overturns on US-70

Clayton, N.C. - A tractor trailer carrying a large load of vodka overturned on Thursday near U.S. Highway 70 and Shotwell Road in Clayton. The wreck occurred around 5:45 a.m. at one of Clayton's busiest intersections, town officials stated. Fire crews were able to quickly contain an oil spill relate

WRAL - 2017-09-21 10:44:00

Country legend John Conlee's 'Rose Colored Glasses' remains a personal favorite

John Conlee may be a "Common Man," as he proclaims in one of his chart-topping hits. But his legendary career has been marked by uncommonly good songs and an uncommon voice. With his distinctively expressive baritone gracing such heartfelt country sentiments as "In My Eyes" and "Backside of Thirty,"

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 15:30:00

PHOTOS: Tractor-trailer carrying wine flips on US-70 in Clayton

CLAYTON, N.C. (WNCN) - A tractor-trailer carrying a full load of wine flipped on its side in Clayton Thursday morning at the intersection of Shotwell Road and U.S. Route 70, causing major delays, according to the Clayton Fire Department.CLICK FOR MORE PHOTOS OF THE FLIPPED WINE TRUCK The fire depart

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-21 10:32:39

At least one killed in two U.S. 64 wrecks

At least one person is dead following a pair of traffic wrecks Wednesday evening in Nash County. Nash County Communications received the report of the wrecks at 5:38 p.m. A news release posted to the Nash County Sheriff's Office's Facebook page stated the agency responded to the incident on the east

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 00:59:23

A DWI checkpoint is set for tonight. Police hope you aren't there on bad terms.

Raleigh police plan to conduct a multi-agency DWI checkpoint from Friday night into early Saturday morning. They aren't saying where the checkpoint will be held, but the department said it hopes giving advance notice of the operation will discourage people from driving after consuming alcohol. Preve

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 12:29:00

20 charged in county drug sweep

Nearly two-dozen suspects face more than 70 charges combined after a Wilson County Sheriff's Office special operation. Deputies conducted Operation LION - an abbreviation for Law enforcement In Our Neighborhood - which targeted individuals involved in the illegal sale of narcotics, including prescr


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WRAL - 2017-09-21 17:22:00

Franklin County dad charged with second-degree murder in infant's death

Ricky Weese Jr. (Franklin County Sheriff's Office) YOUNGSVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - A Youngsville father is facing two charges in connection with the death of his 8-week-old infant that occurred March 11, according to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. Ricky Barlow Weese Jr., 33, of the 900 block of

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-22 15:05:30

Arrest made in death of Franklin County infant

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office reports that they have arrested Ricky Barlow Weese Jr in the death of an 8-week-old infant in March of this year. Weese, 33, Youngsville, is being held in the Franklin County Detention Center under a $500,000 secure bond on charges of second-degree murder and fel

ABC11.COM - 2017-09-22 14:50:14

Youngsville man charged with 2nd-degree murder in infant's death

Youngsville, N.C. - A Franklin County man was arrested and charged with murder in connection to the death of an 8-week-old infant, according to the sheriff's office. Ricky Barlow Weese Jr., 33, of Youngsville, was charged with second-degree murder and felony child abuse inflicting serious physical i

WRAL - 2017-09-22 14:57:43

Man charged with DWI in Smithfield crashes that injured 5 kids, 1 adult

SMITHFIELD, N.C. (WNCN) - A 30-year-old man is facing multiple charges after causing multiple crashes that injured six people, including five children, said Smithfield Police Department Capt. Sheppard.CLICK FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE SCENE Patrick Jared Crocker, 30, faces three charges - driving while

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-21 17:33:43

Johnston man faces murder charge in heroin overdose

Smithfield, N.C. - A Johnston County man has been charged with second-degree murder in a drug overdose death, authorities said Friday. Justin Cole Bennett, 18, of Benson, died on Aug. 9 of a heroin overdose, and the Johnston County Sheriff's Office says Joshua John Novak, 24, of Beulah Milton Drive

WRAL - 2017-09-22 18:59:19

Multiple cocaine sales to one customer led to multiple charges, Raleigh police say

Police set up four purchases of cocaine from a Franklin County man before arresting him Thursday when he brought more of the drug to do a deal Thursday, according to charges listed in arrest papers. Roel Fernando Gutierrez-Villanueva, 30, of Bunn was charged with four counts of cocaine trafficking

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 15:52:00

Five alleged members of violent Raleigh street gang face federal indictments

Demetrice Regus Devine aka Respect, 34, of Raleigh; Dontaous Demond Devine aka Scooch and Boochie, 28, of Raleigh; Demetrius Deshaun Toney aka Meat, 24, of Raleigh; Brandon Jowan Mangum aka B-Easy, 28, of Knightdale, North Carolina; and Shaiona Marie Smith aka Slyfox, 22, of Raleigh, were charged in

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 22:49:00

Man shot in the face near downtown Raleigh, police say

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A man was shot in the face and seriously injured near downtown Raleigh Friday morning, Raleigh police said. Officers responded to WakeMed around 1 a.m. in reference to a report of a gunshot wound victim who had arrived at the hospital in a private vehicle. Upon arrival at the

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-22 11:08:20

Raleigh police plan weekend DWI checkpoint at undisclosed location

Raleigh, N.C. - Raleigh police plan to hold a multi-agency DWI checkpoint somewhere in the city beginning Friday night and ending early Saturday morning. The police department said the checkpoint will add to its normal DWI enforcement activities. Identifying and arresting impaired drivers is a prima

WRAL - 2017-09-22 11:00:20

Who are the Triangle's best surgeons? New data provides scores and rankings.

The Triangle, long known as a hub for world-class health care, is home to three surgeons who rank in the top 1 percent of doctors in their surgical specialty, according to data released to The News & Observer. One of the region's top-ranked surgeons, Bradley Vaughn, is a knee and hip specialist who

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 20:00:00

Bikini baristas seek injunction against city's bare skin ban

EVERETT, Wash. - A group of bikini baristas is seeking a court injunction to prevent the city of Everett from enforcing a new dress code banning bare skin at expresso stands. The request for an injunction was filed Thursday in U.S. District Court, 10 days after the baristas filed a lawsuit against t

MYRDCTV.COM - 2017-09-22 13:28:53