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    UPDATE: Greensboro police respond to 3-vehicle wreck, find man with gunshot wound

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police say they are trying to piece together an unusual case after responding to a 3-vehicle wreck Thursday and finding a man suffering from a gunshot wound. The Watch Commander commented that in 26 years on the job, he has never seen anything like it. Police originally responded to a reported hit-and-run accident at Huffman Street and East Wendover. It was later determined to be a wreck involving three vehicles. An actual hit-and-run has not been confirmed. When […]

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    Pedestrian fatally struck in hit-and-run in Greensboro parking lot

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle in a parking lot of a shopping center Wednesday morning. Police responded to the hit-and-run around 11:21 a.m. in the parking lot of 4118 Spring Garden Street. The address belongs to West Market Shopping Center, which appears to house a Cato and a Badcock & More store. Donice Lee Allred, 59, died at the scene from his injuries. The investigation is ongoing.  

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    Three Stokes Co. schools dismiss early due to water main break in Walnut Cove

    STOKES COUNTY, N.C. — Three schools dismissed early Wednesday after the second water main break this week in Stokes County. London Elementary, Walnut Cove Elementary and Southeastern Middle school dismissed at 9:15 a.m. due to no water. The same three schools were on a delay Tuesday morning after the first water main break overnight. Interim town manager Marty Stevens said because of the size of the water main break Monday they thought it would create other problems. The second break […]

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    One suspect in custody, one still on the run in Davidson Co. manhunt

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — One man is in custody and another is still on the run after two men fled a traffic stop on I-85 in Davidson County Tuesday. As Highway Patrol troopers were executing the traffic stop on northbound I-85 around 1:30 p.m., two of the three suspects fled the car and ran into the woods, according to Sheriff David Grice. There was reportedly a third person still in the vehicle. There is no word on why the traffic stop was initiated. Multiple […]

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    Surveillance video shows man robbing woman at gunpoint at Thomasville convenience store

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Police are searching for a person responsible for robbing a convenience store clerk at gunpoint last week. The robbery happened at the Express Mart at 705 National Highwayon Oct. 6. The clerk told officers that a black male came in the store, pointed a black handgun at her and demanded money. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes. The suspect was wearing a black ski mask, black shirt, black gloves, plaid pajama pants and tan shoes. He is described […]

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    Skeletal remains found in Clemmons backyard ID’d

    CLEMMONS, N.C. — The skeletal remains found in the backyard of a home in Clemmons have been identified by the Medical Examiner’s Office. The remains were found on Oct. 5 in the backyard of 2749 Knob Hill Drive. The first victim has been identified as 37-year-old Joshua Fredrick Wetzler. The second victim has been identified as 36-year-old Tommy Dean Welch. “I would like to know why,” said Martha Wetzler, Joshua’s mother. “Why? Why they killed either one of these men.” Three people […]

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    Sex offender held on $1 million bond after being arrested in Guilford Co.

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A registered sex offender is facing additional charges after being arrested Oct. 7 in Guilford County. Jason Michael Handy, 41, is charged with three counts of felony indecent liberties with a child and two counts of felony sex offender violations. Deputies say these charges resulted from an investigation into the activities of a juvenile victim. Handy was registered as a Sex Offender in Guilford County due to convictions in 2004 in California, for lewd and lascivious conduct […]

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    Third person charged in connection with human remains found buried in Clemmons backyard

    CLEMMONS, N.C. — A third person has been charged in connection with the deaths of two unidentified bodies discovered in shallow graves Sunday in the backyard of a Clemmons home. A couple was first charged Sunday with murder and accessory after the fact — Pazuzu Illah Algarad, 35, and Amber Nicole Burch, 24, who lived at the house, along with Algarad’s mother, Cynthia Lawson. Deputies said Tuesday that a third person has been arrested. Krystal Nicole Matlock, 28, of West Fourth Street […]

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    At least five injured in overnight brawl at High Point gas station

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — At least five people were injured after a violent fight broke out overnight at the Wilco Hess gas station on North Main Street in High Point. Police say the brawl started between two groups of people that spurred from an earlier disagreement. Three to four people were transported by EMS and two were taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, one with serious stab wounds and another with a broken leg. Police say the man with the broken leg […]

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    Man charged in Forsyth Co. murders was on probation for shooting death in 2010

    CLEMMONS, N.C. — A man charged with murder after skeletal remains of two people were found buried in shallow graves in his backyard Sunday is also on probation for a shooting case back in 2010. Pazuzu Illah Algarad, 35, and Amber Nicole Burch, 24, both of 2749 Knob Hill Drive in Clemmons, were arrested Sunday after the remains were found. The identities of the victims have not yet been released, but investigators say the deceased did not previously live at the residence. The skeletal […]

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    UPDATE: Amber Alert canceled for missing 2-year-old Sampson County boy

    UPDATE: SAMPSON COUNTY, N.C. — An Amber Alert that was issued Friday morning for a 2-year-old boy has been canceled. PREVIOUS STORY: Authorities say the boy was been abducted by a 39-year-old woman. Jeremiah Hughes is a 2-year-old white male, approximately 3 feet tall. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. Jeremiah was last seen wearing a white long sleeve shirt with brown sleeves and picture of a pirate on front; with blue swimming shorts. Officials say Jeremiah was abducted by 39-year-old Alison Naylor Robinson. Robinson is described as a white female, […]

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    Local Marine to speak against sexual abuse at Geneva Convention

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Davidson County native Stephanie Schroeder is an advocate for victims of sexual abuse following the nightmare she suffered after reporting a sexual assault while serving in the military. On Thursday, Schroeder stopped by FOX8 Thursday to talk about her experience and how she is turning her personal tragedy into a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help others. Schroeder has been invited to travel to Switzerland in November to speak before the United Nations at the Geneva Convention during the Elimination of Violence […]

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