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Rocky Mount woman accused of battery of an unborn child :: WRAL.com
Brittany Jefferson, 28, is accused of assaulting a woman who was pregnant, pulling her hair and punching her in the face.
Hicks found guilty, mandatory life sentence no parole
Willie Lee Hicks Jr., 21, of Baskerville was found guilty on Thursday evening on charges of aggravated sexual battery of a child under the age of 13, indecent liberties with a child under 15 and rape of a child under the age of 12. Entering a plea of not guilty to the charges against him, a jury of
Road rage leads to shooting - The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
GASTON – Two individuals are behind bars, each held under bonds in excess of $1 million, after their arrests near here Wednesday where three motorcyclists were shot at (one was struck) during an apparent road rage incident.Northampton County Sheriff Jack Smith said Terry Kearney Jr. and Ikeshia Cleg
Shooting Incident Among Lunenburg, Mecklenburg Residents
MECKLENBURG – On Sunday, May 13, 2018 at approximately 1:30 a.m., the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting that multiple shots had been fired after a fight broke out between numerous individuals from Mecklenburg and Lunenburg counties at a location in the 500 block of Pleasant
NC Woman Ponders Why She Was Arrested For Having Sex With Cable Guy (Video)
A Cumberland County woman is accused of makingunwanted advances on the cable guy.Mildred Newsome, 47, is facing charges and Fayetteville Police have a message for anyone else who may find themselves in an uncomfortable sexual situation.Newsome is accused of making unwanted sexual advances toward a c
Apex High teacher suspended after video appears to show him choking student :: WRAL.com
Apex, N.C.— An Apex High School teacher has been suspended after a video surfaced on social media that appears to show him choking a student, a spokesperson with the school district said Friday.
Community speaks out after footage released of deadly I-95 shooting of unarmed naked man
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- Community members gathered at the Second Baptist Church, calling for action after a 24-year-old man was killed in an officer-involved shooting on Interstate 95 earlier this month.
On the Water Weekly: Good fishing in high water on Kerr Lake
Kerr Lake was rising over 2 feet a day (around an inch an hour) when Joseph Sharpe and I competed in the CATT tournament there last Sunday. And it had been going up fast for a day or more. You could almost feel the water rising as we fished, and logs and other debris were floating everywhere, especi
Manhunt for suspect continues in Roanoke Rapids
Roanoke Rapids police have set up a command post at the Aquatic Center as they stage a manhunt for a suspect suffering from a gunshot wound.Police Chief Chuck Hasty said about 3:30 a.m., a male suspect broke into a residence in the 500 block of Raleigh Street. The house's owner, who was home at the
Police: Intruder shot up to 3 times before fleeing Roanoke Rapids home :: WRAL.com
By Jessica Patrick, WRAL.com editorRoanoke Rapids, N.C.— Police say a suspect was shot early Thursday after breaking into a home in Roanoke Rapids.According to officials, police officers responded to a home along the 500 block of Raleigh Street in Roanoke Rapids around 3:30 a.m.A person inside the h
Durham man wins $5 million with lottery scratch-off ticket
When he got home, he scratched off the $5,000,000 Mega Cash ticket to reveal his winnings.
'This is going to change my life': Durham man wins $5 million :: WRAL.com
“This is going to completely change my life,” said Matthews, who works at a staffing agency. “I’m going to start investing in real estate.”
Police: Business man wrote $450,000 in fraudulent checks for workers :: WRAL.com
Authorities said William Franklin Adams, 52, of the 90 block of Tanglewood Acres Drive in Whiteville, wrote fraudulent checks amounting to more than $450,000 to numerous people and companies who provided services for a business he owned.
Heavy Rains Close Bridges, Roads and Schools
The rain, which was over five inches reported in some Lunenburg locations along with winds and storms, caused trees to fall, some homes and buildings to flood and numerous roads and bridges to wash out or be covered by water.
A woman was upset by racist doll at NC bank. Turns out it's a 'Walking Dead' figurine.
Smith wrote on Facebook that the bank employee told her he collects the figurines. When she told him it was "very offensive," she wrote, the employee asked her in what way.
Single-vehicle crash on Hwy 58
South Hill Volunteer Fire Department, Southside Rescue Squad and Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Hwy 58, just outside of South Hill on Tuesday morning after a pick-up truck pulling a piece of equipment on a trailer overturned. See the weekend edition of the South Hill En
Four more charged in Durham restaurateur's shooting death :: WRAL.com
Zheng was gunned down in his car, and his wife, Shirley Chan, was grazed by bullets. Still, she was able to return fire with a gun the family keeps on hand to fend off robbery attempts.
Raleigh woman accused of defrauding woman of $35K, losing it all at sweepstakes
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A Raleigh woman is accused of defrauding an elderly or disabled woman of more than $35,000 and losing all of the money at sweepstakes businesses, according to a Wake County arrest warrant.
Teen indicted in Chase City Murder
Meeting on Monday, the Mecklenburg County Grand Jury handed down indictments on a number of crimes committed in the area.A 17-year-old Chase City youth has been indicted for the March murder of Evan Smith in Chase City. On Monday, a Mecklenburg Grand Jury handed down indictments against Mickye Tyke
Arrest made in Sheetz robbery case
Roanoke Rapids Police Department arrested and charged Antwan Harvey, 24, of Littleton with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, police reported this morning.The arrest occurred about 1 a.m. and a 12-year-old boy also was taken into custody for r