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    Fire in Wilkes County contained, 67 acres damaged

    WILBAR N.C. — A large wildfire in Wilkes County that damaged 67 acres has been contained. Crews from the North Carolina Forest Services and eight fire departments had been fighting the fire since responding to White Oak Road near Hwy 16 around 10 p.m. Saturday. A fire line had been put down to contain the spread of the fire. There is no word on a cause.

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    Rockingham Co. Detectives investigating homicide near Eden

    EDEN, N.C. – Detectives are investigating a homicide that started as a wrecked van call on Harrington Hwy. near the NC14 intersection in Eden early Sunday morning. When deputies and first responders arrived they located a man suffering from a gunshot wound a short distance from the van, according to the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office. The man was transported to Morehead Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased, authorities said. The name of the man has not been released at […]

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    Road reopens after crash in Greensboro, power back on

    Update: The road has reopened and power is back on. Previous story: GREENSBORO, N.C. –Around 2,000 people are without power after a single vehicle crash broke a power pole in the 2100 block of West Meadowview Road Saturday morning. The power outage affects the 3000 block of West Gate City Boulevard and extends out from Holden Road to Florida Street, according to police. Police said that Duke Energy has been notified of the situation and power is estimated to be […]

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    Multiple injuries in crash that closed Hwy. 158 in Stokesdale

    STOKESDALE, N.C. – Multiple people were injured in a crash that involved a bus early Sunday morning on Hwy. 158 in Stokesdale. Crews responded to the scene shortly after 7 a.m. after authorities said a Chevy Blazer headed northeast on Hwy. 158 crossed the center line in the area of 9010 Hwy. 158. The bus went to the right to try to avoid the crash and the two collided, causing the bus to overturn, according to Trooper J.T. Mitchell with […]

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    Suspect in standoff at Greensboro apartment complex in custody

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – A man accused of committing violent crimes is in police custody after a nine-hour standoff with Greensboro police. Detectives found 34-year-old Vit Da Ha shortly before midnight last night at the Carolina Woods Apartments on North O’Henry Boulevard where they tried to take him into custody. Ha refused to comply with the detectives’ commands, verbally threatened the detectives, pointed a firearm at officers, and then barricaded himself in a ground floor apartment, Greensboro police said in a […]

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    Security guard fatally shot in Greensboro Food Lion

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Police are searching for the man that fatally shot a security guard while he was working at a grocery store Saturday night. Anthony Charles Smith, 51, of Winston-Salem was working security inside the Food Lion on Market Street when he was confronted by his assailant and sustained the gunshot wound, according to police. Smith died as a result of his injuries, police said. Police said the suspect ran away on South English Street toward McConnell Road. The […]

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    ‘Suspicious package’ at Thomasville Walgreens turns out to be suitcase with vacuum

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Police evacuated a Walgreens in Thomasville on Saturday to investigate a report of a suspicious package – but it turned out to be a vacuum that was shipped to the store. Police and firefighters in Thomasville responded to the Walgreens at 1015 Randolph St. shortly before 10 a.m. in reference to the incident. The store was evacuated and a portion of Randolph Street had been closed as a precaution. The Winston-Salem Bomb Squad arrived and determined that […]

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    Fatal tractor-trailer crash shuts down I-85 near Lexington

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. – A fatal collision involving a tractor-trailer and a car closed Interstate 85 northbound near Lexington early Saturday morning. The tractor-trailer and car collided around 12:30 a.m. near mile marker 92, according to authorities. An Infinity — driven by 20-year-old Shawn McRae Jr. of Charlotte — hit the tractor-trailer. The trailer, which was in the right lane, went off the road, into an embankment and then overturned. The driver — 58-year-old Richard William Ferguson of York, S.C. — died at the […]

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    Suspect arrested in Mebane fatal hit-and-run

    MEBANE, N.C. — Mebane police have arrested a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run that happened last weekend, according to Assistant Chief Thomas Byrd. Barbara Bigelow Wyatt, 77, of Greensboro, turned herself into authorities around 10 p.m. on Friday. Authorities said she was served with the outstanding warrants and taken before a Magistrate. Wyatt was wanted for felony hit-and-run, misdemeanor death by motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle without financial responsibility, Byrd said in a news release Saturday. Wyatt was […]

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    Highway 29 reopened after multiple vehicle crash in Guilford County

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – A driver heading the wrong way caused a multiple vehicle crash that shut down Highway 29 near Reedy Fork Parkway early Saturday morning. Authorities say that a driver heading northbound in the southbound lane was involved in a wreck that has flipped one vehicle and totaled another. Multiple agencies responded, but there was no word on injuries at this time.

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    Man beaten; dog killed in Greensboro armed robbery

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – A man was injured and his dog killed during an early morning robbery in the 5100 block of Lawndale Drive Saturday morning. Police said the suspect repeatedly struck the victim about the head with a handgun before shooting multiple times, killing the victim’s dog. The suspect then fled the area in an unknown direction. The victim, who has not been identified, received minor abrasions. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to […]

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    Greensboro pedestrian killed in hit-and-run collision

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – One person is dead after being struck by a vehicle in the 3700 block of West Gate City Blvd. early Saturday morning. Police said that Leon Wayne Sanchez, 50, was crossing West Gate City Blvd. around midnight when he was struck by an unknown vehicle. Sanchez was pronounced dead at the scene by Guilford County EMS, according to police. Police said there is no information on the driver or the vehicle that struck Sanchez at this time. […]