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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 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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    Trial begins for Alamance Co. sheriff accused of targeting Latino drivers

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — The trial of Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson is set to begin today. The Department of Justice claims that Johnson’s office practiced discriminatory policing and unconstitutional searches by targeting Latino drivers. The trial begins Tuesday, four years after an investigation was launched into claims. The lawsuit claims that the department has encouraged a number of discriminatory policing practices. It also states that the sheriff’s office placed a high number of traffic checkpoints outside predominately Latino neighborhoods than in […]

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    One injured after tractor trailer sideswiped by truck crashes in Trinity

    TRINITY, N.C. — One person was taken to the hospital after the driver of a pick-up truck fell asleep on I-85 in Trinity, sideswiping a double tractor trailer causing it to overturn. The wreck happened around 3:15 a.m. Tuesday morning on I-85 South at Finch Farm Road. Troopers say both were traveling south on I-85 when the pick-up truck sideswiped the double tractor trailer. The tractor trailer swerved off into the grassy area and overturned. The driver of the tractor trailer […]

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    Two arrested in string of burglaries in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Two Greensboro men have been arrested in connection with a string of residential burglaries in High Point. Curtis Mario Benton, 19, and Shamell Devon Tate, 23, have both been charged with 15 counts of burglary.   Police say the two men targeted homes in the northern section of High Point over the past few months. The burglaries were committed during the day when residents were not at home. The investigation is ongoing and more charges are possible, police […]

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    NC man accused of supporting terrorist group ISIS

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A North Carolina man was arrested earlier this month in New York and is accused of actively trying to be part of the terror group ISIS. Donald Ray Morgan, 44, was arrested by the FBI as he arrived at John F. Kennedy International airport from Germany on Aug. 2. Morgan is a convicted felon who is wanted in Rowan County on federal weapon charges. Prosecutors in New York argued Morgan should remain in custody because he had been posting questionable […]

  • Two Americans, including a female missionary from Charlotte-based SIM, continue their battle to fight off the deadly Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia on July 29, 2014. Dr. Kent Brantly (not shown) and Nancy Writebol (right) are serving on a joint team of people with Samaritan's Purse and SIM. Both faith-based organizations are calling for an international response to the outbreak of Ebola in Liberia and neighboring countries.

    Husband of woman infected with Ebola arrived in Charlotte Sunday

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The husband of the woman infected by the Ebola virus arrived in Charlotte Sunday evening, along with two other missionaries, according to a SIM press release. David Writebol is the husband of Nancy, who is being treated for Ebola at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. The other two missionaries are SIM doctors who have been treating Ebola patients at medical facilities in Monrovia, Liberia. Their names are being withheld at this time to protect their privacy and […]

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    Burlington man sought after punching woman, leading police on high-speed chase

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Burlington Police are looking for a man they say punched a woman and then led police on a high-speed chase Sunday. Police responded to an assault call around 5:48 p.m. Sunday in the area of North Beaumont Avenue and Beaumont Court to find a woman who said she had just been assaulted by her ex-boyfriend. The victim said she was driving her black 2005 Toyota Camry to the store when her ex-boyfriend Lover Thomas, 43, punched her in […]

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    Man in standoff with W-S police in custody after stabbing self in chest

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A nearly 10-hour standoff between Winston-Salem police and an armed man barricaded in a shed came to an end around 8 p.m. The suspect was identified as Larry Jason Chambers, 37. The standoff ended after Chambers stabbed himself in the chest. Paramedics responded to the scene and Chambers was taken into custody via ambulance to be transported to a local hospital. Chambers has outstanding warrants out of Yadkin and Wilkes counties. During the standoff, Chambers became “highly agitated and attempts […]

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    Stokesdale secret peeper faces new charges of sexual exploitation of a minor

    STOKESDALE, N.C. — A landlord in Stokesdale who was arrested for secret peeping is now facing charges of sexual exploitation of a minor. Jack Griffin Knight, 73, of 255 Cross Country Chase, Stokesdale, was charged with felonious secret peeping in July after investigators say Knight used hidden cameras to secretly record a woman who was renting the basement apartment in Knight’s home. Knight is also a retired minister and was a substitute teacher for Rockingham County schools from 2002-Spring 2014. Knight was arrested […]

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    Woman hospitalized after being shot in Burlington

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A woman is in the hospital after being shot in Burlington late Thursday evening. Police responded to an apartment complex on Peace Lane around 10:40 p.m. to find a 35-year-old woman with gunshot wounds to her back and arm. The woman was transported to a local hospital then airlifted to UNC-Chapel Hill where officials say she is in stable condition. Witnesses told police that about 15-20 minutes before the shooting, there was a disturbance in the parking […]


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