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Man charged with firing a bullet through a child's bedroom in Zebulon
ZEBULON, N.C. (WTVD) -- A man who police said fired a bullet that went through a child's room in a Zebulon home now faces criminal charges. On Thursday Nov. 29, a bullet went through the upper wall of a home on East Horton Street.
Sampson man gets 30 years for trafficking
Chevallier - RALEIGH — A Sampson man has been sentenced in federal court to 30 years in prison for his role in a regional drug trafficking organization rooted in Sampson County and extending across the Southeastern United States, deemed “one of significant” operations the court has ever seen.
AR-15, handgun and cash taken during armed robbery at Zebulon park
ZEBULON, N.C. (WNCN) - Police said suspects stole an AR-15, handgun, cash and cellphone from three victims who were at a Zebulon park early Tuesday morning. Just after midnight, three men were in a vehicle at Gill Street Park when two suspects approached them, police said.
Driver killed in fiery Nash County crash
Spring Hope, N.C. — One person died Saturday in a fiery crash in Nash County. According to the N.C. State Highway Patrol, a driver lost control of their car around 10:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 64 near Exit 450 and Spring Hope.
Zebulon police search for 2 men connected to stolen guns
Zebulon police are searching for two men connected with robbing a man of two guns and $750 while armed. Three people were sitting in a vehicle at Gill Street Park, on North Gill Street, when they were approached by two men wearing dark clothing.
Clayton woman attacked disabled relative for pills, officials say
CLAYTON, N.C. (WNCN) -- A Johnston County woman was arrested in Fuquay-Varina Saturday on outstanding assault charges for hitting her disabled relative, according to arrest records.
3 sentenced in drug conspiracy
Three Wilson County men will spend several years in federal prison after prosecutors say they were a part of a drug trafficking ring that spanned three counties. Chief U.S. District Judge James C. Dever III sentenced 29-year-olds Travis Kwymaine Ruffin of Wilson and Marcus “Mark” Antwan Wiley of Elm
Apex, Raleigh men charged with sex offense against same teenager
Raleigh, N.C. — Two men are facing charges after authorities said they committed sexual offenses against the same teenager. Justin Wade Thompson, 37, of 308 S. Blount Street in Raleigh, and Ryan James Milewski, 33, of 1510 Brooklyn Road in Apex, were both charged with statutory sexual offense with a
11 released from Durham jail after sheriff ends policy of honoring immigration holds
Wake County Sheriff Gerald Baker announces the end of his department's participation in 287g, a program allowing them to collaborate with ICE to detain people living in the United States illegally, during a press conference on Friday, Dec. 7.
Teens caught on video attacking Raleigh family's Christmas decorations
Several teens were caught on camera using one Raleigh family’s Christmas inflatable decorations as a punching bag. The Desimone family loves getting in the Christmas spirit, so every year they deck their house out for the holidays.
The year’s brightest comet streaks by North Carolina this weekend
The night sky will come alive this weekend when a green comet streaks by Earth on the heels of the Geminid meteor shower‘s display of green fireballs. Comet 46P/Wirtanen began brightening in November, but it will make its closest approach to Earth on Sunday and be visible with the naked eye. The com
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2 Wake County men arrested, charged with sex offenses with same child victim
APEX, N.C. (WNCN) - Apex police arrested two Wake County men for sex offenses involving the same child victim. The offenses took place multiple times, too, according to arrest warrants.
Wake County substitute teacher arrested for hitting 10-year-old student
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A substitute teacher at Holly Grove Elementary School was arrested after police said she hit a 10-year-old student in October. Nazha Boris Shara, 50, of Holly Springs was charged Tuesday with assault on a child under 12 following an incident on Oct. 31.
Police: Man charged in Raleigh kidnapping, statutory rape spurs human trafficking investigation
WELLFORD, S.C. (WNCN/WSPA) - A man who CBS 17 previously reported on for handing out fliers in Raleigh advertising part-time work for teens has been arrested after a routine traffic stop in South Carolina led to the discovery of a kidnapped 13-year-old girl.
Wake County substitute teacher charged with slapping child
HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. (WTVD) -- A former Holly Springs substitute teacher is charged with assault after allegedly slapping a child. According to the arrest warrant, 50-year-old Nazha Shara slapped a 10-year-old in the back of his neck.
SBI investigating after Wake County deputy shoots teen holding knife
WAKE COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- The State Bureau of Investigation is looking into an incident involving a Wake County deputy shooting a 17-year-old boy. Court documents showed a woman called 911 on Nov. 26 to report that she was being assaulted.
North Carolina News: RALEIGH, Three Wilson Men Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy
RALEIGH, N.C. – United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced that today in federal court, United States District Judge James C. Dever III sentenced TRAVIS KWYMAINE RUFFIN, 29, of Wilson, North Carolina to 54 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release; MARCUS ANTWAN WILE
Huge fire erupts on North Carolina highway after tractor-trailer hauling 8,500 gallons of gas crashes
A large tractor-trailer hauling 8,500 gallons of gasoline reportedly hit an icy part of the road on I-73 in Greensboro, North Carolina, which sent the vehicle flying. The tractor-trailer flipped onto its side, igniting a massive fire that forced officials to close portions of the highway Thursday mo
Former state representative named to Wake County Board of Education
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Former North Carolina state representative Chris Heargarty was picked to fill the vacant seat on the Wake County Board of Education. The seat has been open since Kathy Hartenstine died on Sept. 24.