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    Erica Parsons’ adoptive mother pleads guilty to 16 counts of federal fraud

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Casey Parsons pleaded guilty to fraud charges Wednesday morning, according to court documents. Parsons pleaded guilty to 16 counts of federal fraud. Casey and Sandy Parsons were arrested in August on 76 fraud and identity theft charges. The indictment alleges that from February 2010 to August 2013, Sandy Parsons, 40, and Casey Parsons, 39, committed tax fraud, mail fraud, theft of government funds, and identity theft, and engaged in a conspiracy to defraud the government. Casey Parsons, 39, […]

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    Greensboro police officer suspended after arrest for indecent exposure

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro police officer has been suspended without pay after he was arrested Wednesday for indecent exposure. Officer J.W. Way is accused of exposing himself to an adult female at her place of employment on Aug. 27. An allegation of misconduct was reported to the Greensboro Police Department on Sept. 10. Officers from the Professional Standards Division launched an investigation the following day and gathered sufficient information for Way to be suspended from duties with pay on Sept. 12 […]

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    Victim, suspected shooter identified in Albemarle High School shooting

    ALBEMARLE, N.C. — One student is in the hospital and another is in custody after a shooting at Albemarle High School early Tuesday morning. Police responded to the school on Park Ridge Road around 7:40 to find a male student with a gunshot wound to his leg. WSOC is reporting that the suspected shooter, identified as Jaylen Russell and the victim, Bernard Miller, were in the courtyard when Russell reportedly shot Miller in the leg. Students and police say a fight between Russell and Miller had started a […]

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    Man hospitalized after being stabbed in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being stabbed overnight in Greensboro. Police responded to an apartment at 2710 Patio Place just after midnight Tuesday, where they found a man who had been stabbed in his back. The suspect was apprehended a short time later and identified as 33-year-old Gregory A. Cummings of Greensboro. He was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. Officials say that the victim and suspect […]

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    Missing High Point girl found, according to police

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point Police Capt. Mike Kirk says 13-year-old Olivia Hedgpath has been found and is at home. The girl was reported missing around lunchtime after it was discovered that she didn’t get on the Southwest Guilford Middle School bus earlier this morning, according to Kirk. Police said she came out from a wooded area from behind her home and that she had wandered out there.

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    Man in custody after 7-hour standoff ends peacefully in Whitsett

    WHITSETT, N.C. — A man is in custody after a 7-hour standoff with deputies in Whitsett. The incident began around 9:53 p.m. Thursday at a townhome in the Ridge Creek Community on Sweetbay Drive. Authorities say Jason Cornett was armed with a knife and was attempting to harm himself after an earlier domestic incident. Details of the domestic incident were not available. Deputies say there was also a possibility of Cornett wanting to confront law enforcement in order to force them to harm […]

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    Man fatally shot in Greensboro identified

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A man who was fatally shot at an apartment complex on Mystic Drive in Greensboro Wednesday night has been identified. Police say Ernest Darnell Roberts Jr., 26, of 807 Rose Crest Drive, High Point, was found behind dumpsters just after 6 p.m. shortly after neighbors reported hearing multiple gunshots. Roberts was pronounced deceased at the scene. Witnesses described seeing a dark-colored vehicle leaving the area shortly after the shooting. Descriptions of possible subjects have varied and have […]

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    UPDATE: Pedestrian fatally struck in Guilford Co. identified

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A pedestrian was killed when he was fatally struck by a vehicle in Guilford County early Wednesday morning. Billy Wayne Booker, 48, of Greensboro was killed in the accident that occurred along Rankin Mill Road near McLeansville around 2:15 a.m., highway patrol troopers said. Booker was walking in the roadway when a white Acura struck him from behind. The man hit the windshield of the car then fell off onto the ground. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver told […]

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    UPDATE: Victim fatally shot on Byrd Street in Greensboro identified

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The victim of Tuesday morning’s fatal shooting has been identified as 26-year-old Kevin Lashon Davis. Davis was taken to Moses Cone Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police responded to 2119 Byrd Street at about 1:25 a.m. Tuesday. Neighbors say they heard multiple gunshots. There are no details on the motive of the shooting. This is the city’s third homicide investigation in less than 48 hours. Three people were shot and two died in separate shootings on Sunday evening.  UPDATE: […]

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    NC man confesses to 1997 murder after receiving texts from Walmart

    BOONE, N.C. — A Watauga County man says texts from Walmart caused him to become paranoid about a murder he says he committed 17 years ago in Arizona. According to the Charlotte Observer, Matthew Gibson was living in a small settlement near Boone when he felt he needed to divulge his secret. Gibson, 55, drove to Arizona and met with Detective Alicia Marquez of Winslow Police Department and said he wanted to talk about a crime he committed more than a decade ago. […]

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    Victim identified in fatal Randolph Co. multiple-vehicle crash

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — A woman who died as a result of a multiple-vehicle car crash in Randolph County Saturday has been identified. The collision happened at 9:23 a.m. on southbound I-85. Troopers say a disabled mini van was on the left shoulder of the highway on the median side when a Chevy pick-up truck being driven by Richard Mobley, 55, of Greensboro, slowed down in the middle lane to 20 mph. A Volkswagen being driven by Graham Davis of South […]

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    Child dies at hospital after being pulled from pond in High Point last week

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A child has died from complications of a near drowning after being pulled from a retention pond last week in High Point, police confirmed Monday. The 2-year-old child died Saturday at Brenner Children’s Hospital in Winston-Salem. His identity has not been released. Emergency crews responded to the near drowning at the Copper Mill Village apartment complex 3741 Bracknell Drive at 5:09 p.m. Thursday. The victim was reportedly in a retention pond at the apartment complex. Firefighters believe the […]

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