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    UPDATE: Standoff in Asheboro ends after armed man barricaded self in home

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — Police say a standoff has ended after they responded to an Asheboro home Wednesday afternoon where a man barricaded himself inside. Asheboro police were dispatched to a home, located in the 1300 block of Little Gate Drive, around 12:30 p.m. in reference to a follow up from a previous larceny call. Upon arrival, officers saw three subjects leave the residence in a hurried manner and heard a gunshot. More officers were then dispatched and a perimeter was set up. […]

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    Mark Walker wins GOP runoff for 6th congressional district

    Mark Walker has defeated Phil Berger Jr. in the GOP runoff for the 6th congressional district. Walker defeated Berger by a margin of 18,871 votes to 12,550 votes, according to unofficial final totals from the State Board of Elections. Walker now faces a challenge from Democratic primary winner Laura Fjeld in November. As the race between Berger and Walker drew to a close, the campaign turned particularly negative. The negativity was evident in the campaign’s only television debate held by Time Warner Cable […]

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    Panthers’ Greg Hardy found guilty of assault on a female, gets 18 months probation

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Panthers’ defensive end Greg Hard was found guilty of assault on a female and communicating threats Tuesday night, according to WSOC. The judge dismissed a sentence of 60 days in jail for Hardy and instead sentenced him to 18 months of supervised probation. Hardy has appealed the verdict, according to Charlotte Observer Panthers beat writer Joe Person. It could be six months to a year before Hardy gets his jury trial. Under the terms of Hardy’s probation, Hardy […]

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    Flooding reported along Wendover Avenue in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Portions of Wendover Avenue are flooded after heavy rains came through Tuesday evening. Portions of Wendover Avenue near Landmark Center Drive are flooded. Flooding has also been reported along Wendover Avenue at the intersection of Big Tree Way.

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    Results from the 6th district GOP runoff, 5th district Dem. runoff

    Mark Walker defeated Phil Berger Jr. in the 6th congressional district GOP runoff by a margin of 18,871 votes to 12,550 votes. Walker will face Democratic primary winner Laura Fjeld in November. Josh Brannon defeated Gardenia Henley in the 5th congressional district Democratic runoff by a margin of 2,746 votes to 1,438 votes. Brannon will face Republican incumbent Virginia Foxx in November.  

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    Southbound lanes of US 52 in Winston-Salem reopened after tractor-trailer overturns

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A tractor-trailer that overturned in the southbound lanes of U.S. 52 has been cleared from the roadway and all lanes have reopened. The driver, 42-year-old Antoine Banard Perry, of Charlotte, sustained minor injuries in the accident and was transported to a local hospital. Perry was later cited for speeding and transporting an unsecured load in a trailer. NCDOT first announced the closure around 4:15 p.m.

  • East Tennessee toddler saves adult locked in hot car

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The quick actions of an eastern Tennessee 3-year-old freed a man who was locked inside his car with the sun beating down and temperatures in the 90s, according to WVLT. Bob King said he had been having problems with his door handle. He sat down in his car parked in a church parking lot Saturday afternoon and found himself trapped inside with the heat quickly rising. King has battled cancer, suffered from strokes and wears a pacemaker. After […]

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    Police investigating man’s death in Thomasville as homicide, victim identified

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. – A man’s death is being investigated as a homicide after he was found with a fatal gunshot wound in Thomasville Tuesday afternoon. The shooting happened in the 500 block of Smith Street. Thomasville Police say they do not have anyone in custody. The victim was identified as 31-year-old Artravis Ned Little, of Thomasville. Two black males and one black female were seen leaving the area shortly after the shooting. One male is described as being six feet tall, weighing 140 […]

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    2 charged with meth possession in Surry Co.

    MOUNT AIRY, N.C. — Police have arrested two people in connection with possession of various illegal drugs. Officers executed a search warrant in the 500 block of Lovill Street on Monday and seized a firearm a quantity of methamphetamine, cocaine, prescription medication and assorted drug paraphernalia. As a result of the search, William Bowman, 25, and Victoria Lineback, 35, were arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine. Bowman was also served with an outstanding order for arrest for failure to appear […]

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    Reporter stopped by TSA agent who didn’t know District of Columbia is in US

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Most students learn in elementary school that the United States is made up of 50 states and the District of Columbia. However, one reporter recently discovered it’s a lesson an Orlando agent with the Transportation Safety Administration must have missed. According to WFTV, Cox Media Group Washington Correspondent Justin Gray was flying out of Orlando International Airport when a TSA agent said his District of Columbia license was not a valid form of identification. Upon looking at his license, the TSA agent […]

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    ‘Poltergeist’ under couple’s bed turns out to be woman on ‘meth rampage’

    SEATTLE — A 27-year-old woman was arrested last Wednesday after she broke into a couple’s house, ransacked it and then hid under the bed, according to police. The couple returned to their condo around 10 p.m. and noticed some odd things in their neighborhood. Their home had been ransacked and someone — “or something,” as the police report read – had torn open their mail, spread clothing throughout the house, smeared lotion on a door handle, removed the inner soles from all of their […]

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    2 busted for crack possession in Davidson Co.

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Deputies arrested two people early Saturday morning after searching what they called a suspicious vehicle. Shortly before 4 a.m., deputies located a suspicious vehicle parked in the 2400 block of City Lake Road. During the investigation, deputies received verbal consent to conduct a search and searched the vehicle. Deputies located crack and powdered cocaine. Terry Wayne Younts, 32, and Dora Dowless, 46, both of Lexington, were charged with felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance […]