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  • Dannie Smith, Debra Dorsett, Jesse Martin

    Third suspect charged in murder of Seagrove potter

    SEAGROVE, N.C. — A third suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of a Seagrove potter. Dannie Deddie Smith, 27, of Asheboro, is the third suspect to be charged with murder. On Wednesday, deputies in Moore County arrested two people and charged them with the murder of Elden “Kit” Vanderwal. Jesse Levon Martin, 32, and his girlfriend Debra Raegan Dorsett, 23, both of Asheboro, are both charged with murder. Dorsett was a former employee of 71-year-old Vanderwal, who owned a pottery […]

  • Tammy Sellers Holland

    Two separate homicides being investigated in Randolph County

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Deputies are now investigating two homicides in Randolph County after a woman was found dead inside her Trinity home Tuesday morning and the body of a man was found in a ditch in Archdale later that afternoon. Deputies first responded to 964 Loflin Hill Road just after 2 a.m. where a woman had been stabbed to death in her mobile home. The woman was later identified as Tammy Sellers Holland. There is a person of interest deputies say they want to interview, […]

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    Two students suspended after posting controversial Facebook photo

    MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. — Two high school students say they’re facing expulsion over a photo posted to Facebook. Tito Velez, 16, and his girlfriend, Jamie Pereira, are shown holding airsoft guns in a homecoming photo they posted on Facebook last Friday, according to WCVB. Airsoft guns are replicas, which can fire plastic pellets, and are intended to be non-lethal. Velez said they wanted their photo to be unique and use something other than flowers. “This isn’t dangerous .. you can’t kill someone with it,” […]

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    Identities of Davidson Co. deputy, ‘mentally ill’ victim in fatal shooting released

    IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. — The identities of a Davidson County Sheriff’s deputy and the victim who were involved in an officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of a mentally ill person have both been identified. According to a release, Sgt. Scott Culler has been identified as the deputy involved in the incident. It was reported that Culler, a 20-year law enforcement veteran, was transporting the mentally ill patient by court order to Frye Regional Hospital in Hickory. The patient was identified as 41-year-old Adam […]

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    Ride the Polar Express at the NC Transportation Center

    Families can ride the Polar Express at the NC Transportation Center for the first time. Hurry though if you want tickets. They are selling fast. For more information, visit their website.

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    Woman stabbed to death in Randolph County identified

    TRINITY, N.C. — Randolph County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating after a woman was found stabbed to death in her Trinity home early Tuesday morning. Deputies say neighbors called 911 after they found the woman’s body just after 2 a.m. inside a mobile home at 964 Loflin Hill Road, Lot 24. The woman has been identified as Tammy Sellers Holland of the same residence where she reportedly lived alone. The  neighbors say they went to check on Holland Monday after noticing her car was still in the driveway when she […]

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    Man selling items on Craigslist assaulted, robbed in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A man was assaulted and robbed when he arranged a meeting to make a sale through Craigslist Tuesday evening in Greensboro. Police responded to the robbery at the Choice Extended Stay on Seneca Road around 6:43 p.m. The victim told police he met with two people to sell items he had listed on Craigslist. One of the suspects assaulted the victim and took the items. Both suspects left in a green Jeep Cherokee. The first suspect was a dark-complexioned black-male, […]

  • Ronald Johnson, Kevin Curry

    Two arrested after armed robbery in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Two men were apprehended following an armed robbery at a Greensboro business Sunday afternoon. Officers responded to Walgreens at 2001 E. Market St. around 2 p.m. Employees say a suspect walked inside and demanded money by implying that he had a handgun. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled the store to a waiting vehicle being driven by a woman. Two suspects were taken into custody around 3:45 p.m. that same day. Ronald Eugene […]

  • Bianca Tanner

    Autopsy report reveals Bianca Tanner died of ‘undetermined trauma’

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Bianca Tanner, a former Guilford County teacher who was murdered in Charlotte, died of an “undetermined trauma,” according to an autopsy report released Friday by the N.C. Medical Examiner’s Office. Tanner, 31, was last seen alive on June 7 after a fight with her boyfriend Angelo Grayson Smith Jr. at their Charlotte apartment. Smith reported her missing 12 hours later. Tanner’s 3-year-old son, Jarrod Tanner, told police Smith had beaten his mother before she left, court documents stated. […]

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    Victims in Greensboro double shooting identified

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The two men injured in Thursday night’s double shooting in Greensboro have been identified. Police responded to the area of 716 Marsh St., around 6:47 p.m. to a report of shots fired. Dawayne Lamont Hill, 24, and Dante Rayshon Goins, 22, both of 1200 Orchard St., were found with multiple gunshot wounds. Goins remains in critical condition, according to officials. Hill’s wound is considered non-life threatening. He remains hospitalized in stable condition. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with […]

  • East Fourth Street, Winston-Salem (Google)

    13-year-old shot in Winston-Salem home invasion

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A 13-year-old boy is recovering after being shot during a home invasion in Winston-Salem late Wednesday evening. Police responded to the shooting at a residence on East Fourth Street just before midnight. The boy’s stepfather told FOX8’s Michael Spears that he was asleep with the boy’s mother when they heard glass breaking inside the house. When they went to investigate, they saw three men in ski masks and the 13-year-old was face down on the floor. “We […]

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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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