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    Body found inside burned vehicle in Randolph County

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — On Monday, firefighters were back on the scene of a brush and car fire that sparked a criminal investigation in Randolph County the day before. Firefighters said because the fire was smoldering underground, smoke was to be expected but they don’t expect the fire to grow because they have a fire line around it. A body was discovered inside the car well off Iron Mountain Road near Highway 64 around 12:40 p.m. Sunday. The Courier-Tribune is […]

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    Patrons take down suspect during armed robbery in Burlington

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Patrons in a Burlington convenience store stopped an armed robbery in progress Sunday evening. Police responded to the KemCo located at 507 North Graham Hopedale Road around 10:58 p.m. to a report of an armed robbery. Chelsea Douglas was one of the clerks on duty in the store. “A dude walked in with a wig on, black hoodie, black pants, face mask and a gun. He pointed the gun at me and told me to give him […]

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    Three stabbed during fight at Ziggy’s nightclub in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Three people were stabbed during an altercation at a nightclub in Winston-Salem early Monday morning. Police responded to the incident around 1:30 a.m. at Ziggy’s nightclub on West Ninth Street. Two victims were transported to Baptist Hospital with stab wounds. A third victim arrived at the hospital with similar stab wounds he said he received during the same fight. A man who said he witnessed the incident claims it started with a fight between two men. He […]

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    Woman’s body found in High Point considered ‘suspicious death’

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A woman’s body was found in High Point early Friday morning, officials say. The unidentified body was located in the 800 block of Juanita Hills Street around 5:57 a.m. Neighbors say the body was found when a man was turning his car around in the cul-de-sac and spotted her. The News & Record say officials are treating the incident as a “suspicious death.” Developing …

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    Video released of fake NYC cab driver attempting to rape mom, attack kids; suspect arrested

    QUEENS, N.Y. — A phony cab driver who tried to rape a mother and attack her young children was arrested in Queens Friday morning. WPIX reported that Pedro Vargas, 48, of Yonkers, was posing as taxi cab driver when he picked up a  26-year-old woman and her children — ages 1, 3, and 5 — about 2:45 a.m. Wednesday in Manhattan. When they arrived at their destination in Queens, the driver was caught on camera attacking the woman. It was reported that the man was trying to sexually assault […]

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    Three charged after leading police on chase in stolen car, breaking into Winston-Salem house

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A driver and two passengers were arrested after police say they led them on a high-speed chase overnight then broke into a house in Winston-Salem. Trooper J.W. Beaty says he clocked a reportedly stolen 2012 Acura going 92 mph in Winston-Salem around 4:15 a.m. A pursuit ensued and troopers say speeds got up to about 130 mph. As the Acura took the Hanes Mall Blvd. exit, Trooper Beaty said he did a “pit maneuver” in front of the […]

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    High Point man charged with human trafficking of a child due in court today

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A High Point man charged with human trafficking of a child will appear in court Thursday. Joseph Drayton, 56, was arrested Tuesday night after police said they received a complaint about prostitution and narcotics activity at a Greensboro motel room. Drayton faces two charges of human trafficking of a child, and charges of prostitution, possession of drug paraphernalia, maintaining a dwelling for controlled substances and possession of controlled substances. Police said they would not release further information […]

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    Bus driver cited for running red light, causing crash in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A Guilford County Schools bus driver was cited after police say he drove the bus through a red light, causing a crash in High Point Wednesday morning. Eight children were on board the bus heading to Northwood Elementary. No one was injured. The accident happened on the southbound side of I-74 off ramp near Kivett Drive around 7:30 a.m. Raymonte Jenkins, 31, has been a bus driver for Guilford County Schools for two years. He was cited […]

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    Alcohol permits suspended at Greensboro nightclub after shooting, overcrowding

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — State ABC Commission officials have suspended alcohol permits at a Greensboro nightclub following a shooting in August and reports of underage drinking, illegal drug use, fights and severe overcrowding. The suspension was served Tuesday against Visions Entertainment Complex, located at 4927 W. Market St. It is effective immediately and will remain in effect until an appeal hearing. According to the 74-page report, ABC Commission officials say there is a “history of disregard for public safety associated with the […]

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    Winston-Salem woman fatally stabbed, boyfriend to be charged with murder

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A woman has died after being stabbed multiple times during an argument with her boyfriend in front of her Winston-Salem home Monday night. Police responded to the home on Upton Street around 8:50 p.m. to find the body of 43-year-old Cheryl Annise Bethea in the front yard. Her boyfriend, 52-year-old Ferjus Bernard Moore, was also at the scene. Police determined Bethea and Moore were involved in an argument that led to her being stabbed multiple times. Moore suffered lacerations […]

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    Body of missing NC fisherman found in Catawba River

    ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. — The body of missing fisherman Chong Va Lee was found early Monday morning in the Catawba River. WSOC reported that Lee was reported missing by his family after failing to return from a fishing trip near Oxford Dam on the Catawba River Saturday. Family members started searching for him around 10:30 p.m. Saturday and continued until around 3:30 a.m. Sunday. Authorities say Lee’s truck and canoe were located just east of the Oxford Dam. Anyone who may have […]

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    Three arrested in connection to string of armed robberies in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Three men were arrested after police say they are possibly connected to several armed robberies in Greensboro over the past few days. Officers responded to an armed robbery on East Washington Street around 9:35 p.m. Thursday where the victim said he had been robbed by three men armed with guns. The suspects took his money and fled the area in a van. Almost an hour later, around 10:25 p.m., officers responded to the 1200 block of South Eugene […]


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