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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 […]

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    Police investigating alleged sexual assault by male nurse at Surry Co. hospital

    MOUNT AIRY, N.C. — Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault that took place at Northern Hospital of Surry County on June 21. The 34-year-old male victim alleges that a male nurse sexually assaulted him while he was a patient. An investigation is ongoing.

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    Reidsville man who shot self in chest during standoff now charged with sex crimes on a minor

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — A Reidsville man is in custody and faces numerous sex crimes and a weapons charge, according to the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office. Ronald James Nelson, 43, of Reidsville, was arrested Wednesday and charged with sexual offense by a substitute parent, indecent liberties with a minor, possession of a firearm by a felon and two counts of statutory rape. Nelson is the same man who shot himself in the chest during a standoff with deputies on July 13. […]

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    9-year-old boy marries 62-year-old woman to please dead ancestors

    XIMHUNGWE, South Africa — A 9-year-old boy has married a 62-year-old woman to appease his dead ancestors, according to the Daily Mirror. Sanele Masilela, 9, married Helen Shabangu, 62, for the second time, after marrying her last year as part of a ritual. The Mirror reports that Masilela was visited by dead ancestors who told him to wed Shabangu. They say they married again to make it “official.” Some in the villiage of Ximhungwe have called the whole thing “sickening.” However, the two will […]

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    Boy injured in Graham stabbing over Facebook posts

    GRAHAM, N.C. — A 15-year-old boy was stabbed in the back multiple times Wednesday afternoon in a fight that stemmed from Facebook posts, according to the Times-News. Terrell Marquise Day, 17, of Burlington, was charged with was charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. The fight broke out at the Crescent Arms apartments on East Parker Street sometime before 5 p.m. Officers were told the fight happened over “disrespecting each other on Facebook.” The 15-year-old was taken to UNC […]

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    Photo of loyal dog standing guard over dying companion goes viral

    ATLANTA — An image of a pit bull standing guard over his injured female companion has gone viral online, according to WAGA. Michael Mason was driving when he saw the injured pit bull. He snapped a picture of a male dog, later named “Herman,” standing over it. Help arrived, but the female dog’s injuries were so severe it did not survive. After the photo made it online, “Walking Dead” actress Kylie Szymanski posted it on her Facebook fan page and […]

  • Jersey’s Best Hot Dogs stand visits FOX8

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — The Jersey’s Best Hot Dogs food stand visited FOX8 on Wednesday serving up some delicious and unique dogs. Jason Leonard, the owner and operator of Jersey’s Best Hot Dogs, has been operating the food stand since October 2012. Jersey’s Best will be at the Mendenhall July Jubilee at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, located at 501 S. Mendenhall St. in Greensboro, on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information about Jersey’s Best Hot Dogs, […]

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    Surveillance video released of Durham ‘Drano Bomb’ explosion on city bus

    DURHAM, N.C. — Police have released surveillance video showing three teens accused of setting off a “Drano Bomb” on a public transit bus Tuesday night. Officials were called to the intersection of West Main and Corcoran Streets around 9:35 p.m. after a jug exploded. Shortly before the explosion, three teens were seen getting on and then exiting the bus. No one was injured, but a passenger sitting near the explosion was treated at the scene for exposure.