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    NC woman shot to death on 84th birthday

    PENDER COUNTY, N.C. — An 84-year-old woman was shot to death in her home, on her birthday Monday. According to WECT, preliminary autopsy results show that Annie Mills Anderson died from gunshot wounds on her birthday inside her home in Kelly. The woman was found by a family member who found the front door damaged upon arrival. It is believed the woman lived alone. The investigation is ongoing. Source: WECT

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    Woman accused of stabbing man multiple times in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A woman has been charged after a man was found with multiple stab wounds inside a home in Greensboro overnight. Police responded to the stabbing at Hardie Street around 12:45 a.m. Sterling Little was found with multiple stab wounds and transported to the hospital where police say he is in critical condition. Tenequa Hope Tyndale has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious  injury and resisting, delaying or obstructing an officer. Tyndale is being held […]

  • Man found shot to death inside Winston-Salem home identified

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man who was found shot to death in his Winston-Salem home Tuesday afternoon has been identified. Luther Gordon, 68, was found dead inside his home at 1413 Bretton St., by a visitor who regularly checked on him. Police were called to the home around 4:19 p.m. after a report of “unknown trouble.” The victim was found with possibly multiple gunshot wounds, police said. Police are investigating the death as a homicide. Family of the victim say Gordon was very cautious about who […]

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    UPDATE: All lanes of I-40 reopen after wrong-way crash in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — All lanes of Interstate 40 in Greensboro are reopened after a wrong-way crash Tuesday morning. Police say 911 callers reported a vehicle traveling the wrong way on I-40 near the Elm-Eugene exit. The wreck happened around 10:30 a.m. The operator of the vehicle being driven the wrong way was identified as 92-year-old Emery Gideon Tucker Sr., of High Point. Three vehicles stopped to avoid being hit by Tucker’s vehicle and a fourth vehicle was unable to stop. The fourth […]

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    Two charged after police pursuit ends with wreck in Asheboro

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — Two men were arrested after Randolph County Sheriff’s deputies say the men broke into a business Sunday evening and were seen fleeing the area. Deputies responding to a break-in at James River Equipment at 2421 U.S. 64 East observed the suspect vehicle leaving the scene and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. When the vehicle would not stop, a chase ensued. After a short pursuit, the suspect vehicle wrecked and both suspects were airlifted to area hospitals. Michael Ross, 25, of […]

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    Two charged after marijuana grow operations found in Forsyth Co.

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — Two men were arrested after Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputies say two marijuana grow operations were located in the northeast section of Forsyth County earlier this month. Investigators say the marijuana grow operations were located at 7512 and 7536 Dennis Road, Walnut Cove. The search of 7512 Dennis Road revealed both an indoor and outdoor grow operation. More than 50 marijuana plants were seized. Grow lights, pipes for irrigation, potting materials, prescription medication and assorted drug paraphernalia also were seized. Jonathan Dane […]

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    Firefighters battle early morning fire in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Heavy smoke filled the air of a High Point neighborhood early Tuesday morning after a house on Alleghany Street went up in flames. The fire was reported by a neighbor around 3:10 a.m. The house, which is for sale, was vacant at the time and no one was injured. Firefighters say the fire started at the back of the house. They are still working to put out hot spots. Officials do not know yet what started the […]

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    Woman in serious condition after being shot in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A woman is in serious condition after being shot over the weekend in High Point. Police responded to the shooting around 2:15 p.m. Saturday, in the 1300 block of Franklin Avenue. Police say the woman was shot while in the car with her boyfriend. She was transported to Baptist Medical Center where she is listed in serious condition. The woman’s identity has not been released. There is no further information at this time.

  • Amanda Marie Helton, Dillon Scott Baker, Andrew Dwight Kirby.

    Three charged in Thomasville sweepstakes armed robbery

    THOMASVILLE, N.C.– Three people were arrested in connection with the armed robbery at Pots O’ Gold in Thomasville. The incident happened July 30, at the Pots O’ Gold Sweepstakes. Officers responded to the business, located at 1330 National Highway, at 11:20 p.m. in reference to a robbery. An employee told police a white male and white female entered the establishment displaying a firearm and demanded money. On Aug. 15, police arrested Amanda Marie Helton, 23, and Dillon Scott Baker, 16, both […]

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    Standoff in Stoneville ends peacefully

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — A standoff between a man and police ended peacefully early Thursday morning in Stoneville when the man surrendered. Officers were alerted to a man who was firing shots into the air outside a house in the 200 block of Thomas Street around 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday. When police arrived, James Robert Oliver, 54, came out of the house, fired one round into the air and then barricaded himself inside. Stoneville police called for assistance from the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office. […]

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    Suspect charged with second degree murder in shooting death of Winston-Salem teen

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A suspect involved in the shooting death of a Winston-Salem teenager has been charged with second degree murder. William Darnell Ruth II, 24, of Winston-Salem, has been in custody since July on a charge in the same case of assault with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill inflicting serious injury. On Aug. 13, he was charged with second degree murder. The shooting happened around 9:22 p.m. on July 20, in the area of Bloomfield Drive and Junia Avenue, […]

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    Man accused of kidnapping, sexually assaulting woman at Holiday Inn in Burlington

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A Burlington man was arrested after police say he kidnapped and sexually assaulted a woman at a local Holiday Inn Tuesday night. A woman told police she was the victim of sexual battery and a kidnapping that happened around 5:36 p.m.at the Holiday Inn Express on Longpine Road in Burlington. After an investigation, police arrested Yavier Luisan Jesurum, 25, of 113 Lunsford Drive, Burlington. He is charged with first degree kidnapping and sexual battery. Jesurum was placed in […]

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