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Police: 31-year-old man surrenders in connection to fatal Henderson shooting

Henderson, N.C. - Police said a 31-year-old man surrendered to authorities Friday in connection to the shooting death of another man last week in Henderson. Marcus Small turned himself in Friday and was charged with first-degree murder, according to the Henderson Police Department. He was jailed und

WRAL - 2018-03-17 13:24:00

Arrest made in Henderson shooting death

An arrest was made Friday in the March 9 shooting death of a 31-year-old man in Henderson. According to a news release from the Henderson Police Department, Marcus Small, 31, turned himself into law enforcement authorities for the shooting death of Emmanuel Hargrove, 31. Members of the Henderson Pol

HENDERSON DAILY DISPATCH - 2018-03-17 00:30:06

Two arrested in Lake Gaston murder

While saddened by the loss in the community, authorities also celebrated the arrest of two suspects in the murder of Lake Gaston's Nancy Alford. According to Ninth District Prosecuting Attorney Mike Waters, a state trooper arrested Kevin Munn in an undisclosed location in Warren County in connection

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2018-03-16 18:35:00

Homicide suspect had faced murder charges

A suspect in the Alford homicide case is no stranger to being charged with murder. Lester Kearney, who also goes by the name Dervan Brown, and who, according to the North Carolina Department of Adult Correction is affiliated with the United Blood Nation gang, was arrested Wednesday and charged with

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2018-03-16 20:17:00

4 shootings, 1 week: Henderson leaders call it a crisis

N.C. - Community leaders said the Town of Henderson is in a "crisis situation." Four people have died in shootings in less than a week in the city of only 15,000 people. The widower of a man shot to death on Wednesday is speaking out for the first time. He said the world is not the same without his

WRAL - 2018-03-17 04:24:00

Vigil planned for victims of Lake Gaston kidnapping, fatal fire

LITTLETON, N.C. (WNCN) - The Lake Gaston community will light candles and leave porch lights on Friday in memory of neighbors kidnapped, beaten, and burned in a deadly home invasion. Friends, neighbors, and others who mourn after the murder of Nancy Alford will gather at 5 p.m. at the former Lake Ho


Police: Woman facing charges after VDOT worker struck along I-85

A driver is facing charges after police say a VDOT contractor was struck by a vehicle while repairing guardrails in Petersburg, according to Virginia State Police. The incident happened on the southbound side of Interstate 85, just south of Squirrel Level Road, exit 65, around 4:27 p.m. on Friday. P

NBC12 - 2018-03-16 21:25:33

Police search for suspects in connection with stealing cell phones from Walmart

Chesterfield police need the public's help in identifying three people in connection with a theft at a Walmart. Officers say several cell phones were stolen from the Walmart located at 12200 Chattanooga Plaza on March 11 at 5:50 a.m. Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call C

NBC12 - 2018-03-17 23:48:15

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Two Men Charged With First-Degree Murder for Home Invasion, Arson That Killed Pastor's Wife

LITTLETON, NC - Two men have been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection with the home invasion and arson that killed a pastor's wife last Friday and left her husband hospitalized with burns. Warren County District Attorney Mike Waters has announced that Kevin Munn was taken int


2 killed, 1 wounded in North Carolina shooting

HENDERSON, N.C. (AP) - Police in North Carolina say two people were killed and a third person was wounded in a shooting. WRAL-TV in Raleigh reports the Henderson Police Department said officers responding to a home found two people dead of gunshot wounds. The victims were identified by police as 27-


From real estate tax cuts to new schools: What you need to know about Chesterfield County proposed budget

Chesterfield County's population is projected to hit 400,000 in another 12 years, part of a steady growth trend straining public safety agencies. A 51 percent increase in the senior population is projected by 2030. Drug overdoses continue at an alarming rate. And residents are calling for more trans

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-03-16 23:30:00

VDOT contractor struck by vehicle while working on 85-North in Dinwiddie

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - A VDOT contractor employed by DBI services was struck by a vehicle while working in an active work zone. The worker was repairing guardrails on the left shoulder when struck. The worker was transported by helicopter to the hospital for treatment of life-threatening inj

WRIC TV - 2018-03-16 21:11:56

Garner Magnet High School student charged after bringing handgun, drugs to school

A 17-year-old was charged Wednesday after he was found with a gun at Garner Magnet High School. Garner police said James Tyrone Davis Jr. was charged with possession of a weapon on a school campus and possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana after he was found with a Ruger handgun at the


Grandmother being held under $1.5 million bond

Greenville, N.C. (WNCT)- 55-year-old Renee Greene was taken into custody on Monday. It was in connection to a $35,000 cocaine bust on February 23rd in Pitt County. It happened at 287 Northwest Acres. At the time, investigators say five children between the ages of two and nine years old were home. "


Police: Multiple victims in Henderson shooting

HENDERSON, N.C. (WNCN) - The Henderson Police Department is investigating a shooting incident Wednesday afternoon that left multiple people wounded. Around 11:30 a.m., officers responded to the 200 block of Harrel Street following a reported shooting. Officers found multiple people suffering from


Two arrested for deadly Warren County home invasion and fire

LITTLETON, N.C. -- Two men have been arrested after a home invasion and house fire on Lake Gaston Friday that killed an elderly woman and hospitalized her husband. Kevin Munn and Lester Kearney were arrested on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively, and are being held in Warren County without bond. Wa