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    Walmart apologizes to NC mom asked to breastfeed in toilet stall

    JACKSONVILLE, N.C. — A Walmart spokesperson confirmed an employee in one of its eastern North Carolina stores asked a breastfeeding mother to move to a toilet stall to feed her newborn, WNCT reports. This comes after more than a dozen breastfeeding moms nursed in a Jacksonville Walmart on Sunday to bring attention to the incident. Kelly Messing claims she was breastfeeding her two-week old with a cover inside the store’s bathroom. An employee reportedly came in and asked her to […]

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    NC man accused of shooting dog that was in his parking spot

    GREENVILLE, N.C. — Police have arrested a man they say shot a dog that approached him while he was trying to park his car, WCTI reports. Around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 27-year-old Devon Smith allegedly shot a female boxer that approached him when he was trying to park his car. When the dog didn’t move, he reportedly pulled out a 9mm pistol and shot it in the head and chest. Police tell WCTI the suspect made no attempt to call 911 […]

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    Burlington man charged with 3 counts of felony statutory sex offense

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — Detectives have arrested a man in connection with multiple felony counts of first-degree statutory sex offense. Fransisco Avila Torres, 53, of Burlington, was arrested on Monday and charged with three counts of felony first-degree statutory sex offense. The charges stem from an alleged incident that happened on Friday. Torres reportedly engaged in sexual activity with an eight-year-old girl. Parents of the victim reported the incident to the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office. Torres reportedly knew the victim but […]

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    2 of 4 sought in Rockingham Co. for various crimes captured

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Deputies with the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office have arrested two of four men wanted for various crimes including kidnapping, robbery and assault. Charles Lewis Compton, 37, is charged with conspiring to commit an armed robbery and two counts of conspiring to commit second degree kidnapping. Brent Deangelo Hairston, 23, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill. Both men were placed in the Rockingham County Jail. Compton was placed under a $105,000 secured bond. […]

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    Runner gets hit by lightning, finishes race 3rd

    SILVERTON, Colo. — Canadian ultra-distance runner Adam Campbell was hit by lightning Friday night while running a 100-mile race in Colorado and still managed to finish third, according to Competitor.com. Campbell and his pacer, Aaron Heidt, saw a thunderstorm forming around the 60-mile mark on a high peak. They were hit by lightning as they were trying to get away from the area. “There’s nothing up there, no place to hide, no rocks, no trees, nothing,” Campbell told Competitor.com. “We really didn’t […]

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    Driver sought after hit-and-run in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Police are searching for a car and driver involved in the hit-and-run of a pedestrian on Friday evening. It happened around 9:45 p.m. at the intersection of East Green Drive and Pershing Street. The victim is being taken to an area hospital while police search for a black or dark blue late model Chevrolet Impala with possible front end damage. No other information is available.

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    2 arrested for shooting death of 17-year-old boy in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police have charged two men in connection with the shooting death of 17-year-old Danny Joe Harris on Sunday night. William Darnell Ruth III, 24, of Winston-Salem, and Larry Kennard Cloud Jr., 27, of Kernersville, have both been charged with assault with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill inflicting serious injury. The shooting happened around 9:22 p.m. Sunday night in the area of Bloomfield Drive and Junia Avenue, near Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Police say […]

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    3 teens arrested, 2 sought for 32 auto break-ins in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police have arrested three teens in connection with numerous automobile break-ins and are searching for two other suspects. Officers responded to numerous locations off Robinhood Road and North Peach Haven Road on reported auto break-ins in the late hours of July 14 and early hours of July 15. In the early morning hours of July 15, officers were conducting an investigation of a suspicious vehicle in the 5400 block of North Ridge Drive. The investigation resulted in the […]

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    Missing Eden mother located safe

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Kaitlyn Nicole Williams, 19, has been located after being reported missing, according to the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office. Prior to being located, Williams was last seen by her mother on Friday, July 18 around 8:30 p.m. Williams was headed to a friend’s house and then to the beach but never arrived at the house. Deputies say Williams left in her 2001 Honda Civic, which was later found in a Walmart parking lot in Mayodan.  Her mother received a text […]

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    3 suspects identified in Durham ‘Drano bomb’ explosion on city bus

    DURHAM, N.C. — Police have identified three teens caught on surveillance video who they say placed a “Drano bomb” on a city bus Tuesday night, according to WTVD. Investigators are consulting the District Attorney’s Office on charges. No charges have yet been filed and police have not confirmed if any of the suspects are in custody. The “Drano bomb” set off a small explosion. The only passenger on the bus was shaken up, but not injured.

  • Rockingham County EMS getting bulletproof vests

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Thirty bulletproof vests will soon be placed on Rockingham County EMS ambulances to protect EMTs and paramedics from the unexpected when out in the field. Officials have been working on getting the vests for a year and used $10,500 from a state grant to pay for them. “They go into shootings,” said Rockingham County EMS Director Johnny Bowles. “They go into stabbings. They go into assault situations. They go into the same dangers that law enforcement […]

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    Drunk passenger attempts to open plane door mistaking it for bathroom door

    DUBLIN — A man drinking vodka and beer to calm his nerves while on his first flight attempted to open the plane’s main door in flight, thinking it was the bathroom door, according to the Irish Independent. Tomasz Mucha, 26, was on a Ryanair flight traveling from Krakow, Poland to Dublin, Ireland when he lifted the handle of the plane’s main door. Dublin District Court told the Independent the only thing that stopped Mucha from opening the door was the […]