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    Man shot, killed in Reidsville home identified

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — A man shot multiple times inside a Reidsville home Wednesday morning has died, according to police. Police responded to a residence on Circle Drive around 8:20 a.m. where they found man in his 20s suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was later identified as Patrick Simmons, 24, of Reidsville. Two other young adults were inside sleeping at the time of the shooting, police say. Simmons was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. Officials say Simmons and the shooter probably knew each other. […]

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    Man charged for making false bomb threat in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man has been charged after police say he made a false bomb threat Tuesday evening which led to the evacuation of the Winston-Salem Rescue Mission. Police responded to the bomb threat report around 6:42 p.m. at the mission on North Trade Street. Rescue Mission employees partially evacuated the facility and the surrounding streets were blocked while the incident was investigated. No suspicious items were located and all occupants were allowed back into the building. Dwight Salter was identified as the […]

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    House explosion under investigation in Reidsville

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — The Rockingham Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a house exploded in Reidsville Monday evening. The house was located at 1699 Highway 158 East, Reidsville. Crews were dispatched at 8:39 p.m. No injuries were reported. The Yanceyville Road Fire Department arrived on scene to find windows in the highway and debris approximately 100 feet in all directions from the house. The house was completely leveled. Fire Marshal Robert Cardwell said the house had been vacant, but all utilities were active inside the structure. During a […]

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    Third suspect arrested in Spencer double homicide

    SPENCER, N.C. — A third person has been arrested in connection with a double homicide in Spencer on Oct. 8. Officers responded to the 600 block of Fifth Street around 10 p.m. and found two men dead inside. A witness in the home reported that three guys in gorilla masks burst into the house and held them at gunpoint. Tony Walker, 29, James Walker, 43, were shot and killed during the home invasion. Police first arrested Kenneth Wayne Abel Jr. and […]

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    15-year-old charged with murdering 75-year-old grandfather in Kernersville

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — A 15-year-old boy is accused of killing a 75-year-old man in Kernersville. Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 1526 Greenview Drive just before 10 a.m. Sunday. They found the body of 75-year-old Clarence Nelson Parrish near the edge of the woods, not far from his driveway. Family friends and multiple other sources close to the investigation tell FOX8 the boy in custody is Parrish’s own grandson. According to tax records, Parrish owns the 60 acre area […]

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    UPDATE: Greensboro police respond to 3-vehicle wreck, find man with gunshot wound

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police say they are trying to piece together an unusual case after responding to a 3-vehicle wreck Thursday and finding a man suffering from a gunshot wound. The Watch Commander commented that in 26 years on the job, he has never seen anything like it. Police originally responded to a reported hit-and-run accident at Huffman Street and East Wendover. It was later determined to be a wreck involving three vehicles. An actual hit-and-run has not been confirmed. When […]

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    Pedestrian fatally struck in hit-and-run in Greensboro parking lot

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle in a parking lot of a shopping center Wednesday morning. Police responded to the hit-and-run around 11:21 a.m. in the parking lot of 4118 Spring Garden Street. The address belongs to West Market Shopping Center, which appears to house a Cato and a Badcock & More store. Donice Lee Allred, 59, died at the scene from his injuries. The investigation is ongoing.  

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    Three Stokes Co. schools dismiss early due to water main break in Walnut Cove

    STOKES COUNTY, N.C. — Three schools dismissed early Wednesday after the second water main break this week in Stokes County. London Elementary, Walnut Cove Elementary and Southeastern Middle school dismissed at 9:15 a.m. due to no water. The same three schools were on a delay Tuesday morning after the first water main break overnight. Interim town manager Marty Stevens said because of the size of the water main break Monday they thought it would create other problems. The second break […]

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    One suspect in custody, one still on the run in Davidson Co. manhunt

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — One man is in custody and another is still on the run after two men fled a traffic stop on I-85 in Davidson County Tuesday. As Highway Patrol troopers were executing the traffic stop on northbound I-85 around 1:30 p.m., two of the three suspects fled the car and ran into the woods, according to Sheriff David Grice. There was reportedly a third person still in the vehicle. There is no word on why the traffic stop was initiated. Multiple […]

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    Surveillance video shows man robbing woman at gunpoint at Thomasville convenience store

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Police are searching for a person responsible for robbing a convenience store clerk at gunpoint last week. The robbery happened at the Express Mart at 705 National Highwayon Oct. 6. The clerk told officers that a black male came in the store, pointed a black handgun at her and demanded money. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes. The suspect was wearing a black ski mask, black shirt, black gloves, plaid pajama pants and tan shoes. He is described […]

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    Skeletal remains found in Clemmons backyard ID’d

    CLEMMONS, N.C. — The skeletal remains found in the backyard of a home in Clemmons have been identified by the Medical Examiner’s Office. The remains were found on Oct. 5 in the backyard of 2749 Knob Hill Drive. The first victim has been identified as 37-year-old Joshua Fredrick Wetzler. The second victim has been identified as 36-year-old Tommy Dean Welch. “I would like to know why,” said Martha Wetzler, Joshua’s mother. “Why? Why they killed either one of these men.” Three people […]

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    Sex offender held on $1 million bond after being arrested in Guilford Co.

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A registered sex offender is facing additional charges after being arrested Oct. 7 in Guilford County. Jason Michael Handy, 41, is charged with three counts of felony indecent liberties with a child and two counts of felony sex offender violations. Deputies say these charges resulted from an investigation into the activities of a juvenile victim. Handy was registered as a Sex Offender in Guilford County due to convictions in 2004 in California, for lewd and lascivious conduct […]

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