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    11-year-old boy bitten by shark off North Carolina coast

    ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. – An 11-year-old boy was bit by a shark while surfing off the coast of North Carolina. WNCT reported that the victim was bitten at about 2:30 p.m. Saturday as he surfed west of Fort Macon State Park at Atlantic Beach. The boy suffered severe wounds on his foot and was taken to Carteret Health Care with non-life-threatening injuries, according to Atlantic Beach Fire Captain Casey Arthur. He is currently recovering. The incident marks the second time […]

  • A Portuguese man-of-war (Wikipedia)

    Venomous man o’ war wash up on North Carolina beach

    Have you seen any?

  • Alligator

    Large alligator seen crossing the road in North Carolina

    ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. – A large alligator has been spotted crossing the road in North Carolina and Topsail Online Gazette posted an image of it to Facebook. The gator was reportedly seen in Snead’s Ferry in Onslow County on Saturday. No injuries were reported. “We’re told animal control was called to safely relocate this big boy,” according to the Facebook post by Topsail Online Gazette. Alligators are found in North Carolina from the northern coast near Virginia to the southern […]

  • James Levor Johnson

    Silver Alert issued for man reported missing out of Graham

    GRAHAM, N.C. – A Silver Alert has been issued for a man reported missing out of Graham, according to the North Carolina Center for Missing Persons. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for James Levor Johnson, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Johnson is described as a 59-year-old black male standing 5’7” and weighing about 170 pounds with short gray hair and brown eyes. He was last seen in a white […]

  • Tonya Michelle Lawson, 38, of Greensboro

    Greensboro woman accused of robbing drugs from pharmacy, leading police on chase

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A Greensboro woman is accused of robbing drugs from a Thomasville pharmacy and leading authorities on a car chase for several miles. Tonya Michelle Lawson, 38, faces charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon and felonious speeding to elude. The suspect is accused of entering the Rite Aid at 901 Randolph St. and showing an employee a note that indicated that she had a gun. Authorities said the suspect demanded all the Suboxone strips and left with […]

  • Fred Harris Thompson, 19, and Katisha Anne Smith, 33, both of Winston-Salem

    Man, woman charged after man dies in Winston-Salem stabbing

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A man and woman were arrested in connection to a man who died after a stabbing in Winston-Salem. Fred Harris Thompson, 19, and Katisha Anne Smith, 33, both of Winston-Salem, face charges in connection to the death of Vierl Levan Banks Jr., 44, of Winston-Salem. Police responded to a report of a stabbing shortly before 4 p.m. Friday at 1126 West Academy St. Arriving officers found the victim on the floor of the residence suffering from stab […]

  • Waves along the beach at Ocracoke Island. (WGHP file photo)

    Man bitten by shark off North Carolina coast

    ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. – A man was bitten by a shark and injured while swimming at a North Carolina beach on Saturday, according to officials. WITN reported that an 18-year-old man vacationing at Atlantic Beach in Carteret County was bitten on his right hand at about 2:30 p.m. The victim was taken to Carteret General Hospital with deep wounds on his hand, according to Atlantic Beach Fire Chief Adam Snyder. The incident is said to have involved a small shark […]

  • Hillary Clinton embraced her place in history Tuesday as the first woman to become the presidential nominee of a major political party. (CNN)

    Hillary Clinton to campaign in North Carolina later this month

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Hillary Clinton will campaign in North Carolina later this month, according to Hillary for America North Carolina Communications Director Andrew Bates. Organizers said the rally will take place June 21 in the Raleigh area, but a specific time and location has not been released. The presumptive Democratic nominee will discuss her “vision for an America that is stronger when it is united and lay out what is at stake in November,” according to a statement by Clinton’s campaign. […]

  • Edna Michelle Suell

    NC woman accused of throwing hot coffee on clerk; stealing money, cigarettes

    WILMINGTON, N.C. – A North Carolina woman is accused of throwing hot coffee on a store clerk to steal money and cigarettes. WECT reported that Edna Michelle Suell, 41, was arrested Friday and charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, common law robbery and assault inflicting serious injury. The suspect is accused of entering a Wilmington store at about 1:40 a.m. earlier this month and pouring a cup of coffee. The suspect allegedly threw the coffee on the clerk when the […]

  • Trampoline park

    New trampoline park opens in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – A new trampoline park is jumping into Greensboro and is holding its grand opening on Saturday. Sky Zone Greensboro is holding its grand opening celebration from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. today at its new location at 1572 Highwoods Blvd. Organizers described the grand opening event as a “fun-filled day” that will feature a live radio broadcast and the chance for people to win prizes. Sky Zone is a chain of indoor trampoline parks featuring freestyle bouncing, […]

  • Polo Road and Brookwood Drive in Winston-Salem (Google Maps)

    Wake Forest University student shot, injured during off-campus robbery

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A Wake Forest University student was shot and injured during what police believe was an off-campus robbery. The student was shot near the corner of Polo Road and Brookwood Drive, east of University Parkway. Police responded to the incident shortly before 2:30 a.m. The identity of the victim has not been released. Police found the victim with a gunshot wound to his chest. The student has been taken to a local hospital and is currently listed in […]

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    Man killed in wrong-way crash with tractor-trailer in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – A man is dead after authorities said he drove the wrong way down an interstate in Greensboro and was hit by a tractor-trailer. Joseph Andrew Dyer, 23, of Jamestown, suffered critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to authorities. The wreck was reported shortly after 5 a.m. Saturday on Interstate 85 northbound near mile-marker 124, the Elm-Eugene Street exit. Officials said Dyer was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer south in the northbound lanes and collided […]

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