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  • Martha Dreher

    Babysitter accused of setting ‘disrespectful’ kids’ house on fire

    AUSTIN, Texas – A babysitter is accused of being so annoyed with the girls she babysat that she set their bedrooms on fire. ABC News reported that 57-year-old Martha Dreher is charged with arson after allegedly setting the Austin, Texas home on fire earlier this month. Police said surveillance video captured the suspect driving to the home and leaving 20 minutes later as flames were visible from the girls’ bedroom. The home was empty at the time, according to authorities. The […]

  • Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page

    Watch Rockingham Co. Sheriff Sam Page skydive for the Special Olympics

    RAEFORD, N.C. — Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page skydived to help raise money for the Special Olympics of North Carolina, raising $2,500 in donations through corporate sponsors. Sheriff Page wore their corporate logos on his jumpsuit in return for their donations. The jump took place Monday morning in Raeford. Watch footage of Page’s jump in the video above.

  • Deputy Joshua LaFave (Image: WTVD-TV)

    NC deputy shot in the line of duty out of the hospital, back home

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A Cumberland County deputy shot in the line of duty is now out of the hospital. WTVD-TV reported that 25-year-old Joshua LaFave is recovering at home after being seriously injured on July 30. He was one of four deputies injured in the shooting and was the most seriously hurt. Authorities say Jay Michaels shot up his in-laws’ mobile home, killing a 10-year-old boy and his grandfather. Michaels died shortly after a shootout with deputies.

  • Hank the horse needs a home. It remains a mystery where Hank came from. (Image: WLOS-TV via NDN)

    NC mystery horse needs home

    HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. — Henderson County deputies say they need help finding a home for a horse that appeared on an Etowah farm. WLOS-TV reported that Red Top Farm has been caring for the animal since it showed up Wednesday. Veterinarian Beverly Hargus says the horse, who is being called Hank, isn’t doing well. He’s old and very sick. Hargus donated her services free of charge, when concerned horse owners called her out to the farm Friday to take a […]

  • Private Juliet Striped Wolf (WTVD-TV)

    Missing Fort Bragg soldier, girlfriend arrested in Florida

    VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — The search for a missing Fort Bragg soldier is over, according to WTVD-TV. Pvt. Juliet Striped Wolf is now in a Florida jail. The intelligence analyst with the 95th Civil Affairs Battalion was found safe in Florida after her mother reported her missing weeks ago. She was last seen on post on July 1. Authorities in Volusia County, Florida, also arrested her girlfriend, Amanda Cardone. Both are in jail without bond and considered fugitives. Juliet’s mother […]

  • Thomas Dusek

    UNC police arrest man accused of stealing from dorm rooms

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Police have arrested a man accused of breaking into dorm rooms at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and stealing money. WTVD-TV reported that 18-year-old Thomas Dusek is facing several charges including first-degree burglary and larceny. Police said the victims were on two different floors and reported someone entering their rooms while they were sleeping, and taking cash from their wallets. Campus police said he is not connected to the university. Authorities said no one […]

  • 2437 Corporation Parkway in Burlington (Google Maps)

    One injured in shooting reported at Burlington nightclub

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — One person was injured and several vehicles were damaged in a shooting reported at a Burlington nightclub, according to police. Burlington police said they were dispatched to Club Infinity at 2437 Corporation Parkway at around 1:48 a.m. Saturday. Officers said they found seven vehicles damaged and multiple locations to the building that had been struck by projectiles. Police said one victim was struck in the shoulder and was treated at Alamance Regional Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries. […]

  • Young mother, 4 children accidentally pulled over by police at gunpoint

    Young mother, 4 children accidentally pulled over by police at gunpoint

    FORNEY, Texas — Police accidentally pulled over a young mother at gunpoint and put her in handcuffs while her four children were in the car. WFAA reported that police in Forney, Texas recently pulled over Kametra Barbour at gunpoint while her four children – all under the age of 10 – were in the car. The incident was caught on police dash cam video. Barbour said she was driving with her children when she was suddenly stopped and surrounded by police at […]

  • James Russell Hash, 33, and John Richard Patrick, 40, both of Rockingham.

    NC men arrested in rolling meth lab parked at Walmart

    ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Two North Carolina men accused of using a stolen truck as a meth lab were arrested outside of a Walmart. YourDailyJournal.com reported that James Russell Hash, 33, and John Richard Patrick, 40, both of Rockingham, were arrested earlier this week and face charges. Authorities said the suspects were arrested in a Walmart parking lot and meth and meth ingredients were found in the stolen pickup truck. The truck was reported stolen from a local dealership. Hash faces charges including […]

  • The 2000 block of Maywood Street in Greensboro (Google Maps)

    One injured in aggravated assault in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police are investigating an incident in which one victim was injured after being cut at a home late Friday night. Police said they were dispatched to Moses Cone Hospital shortly before midnight Saturday in reference to a cutting. The victim was being treated for non-life threatening injuries sustained at 2012 Maywood St., according to police. Suspect information and details surrounding the incident has not been released. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information can call […]

  • Winston-Salem police

    Winston-Salem police investigate vehicle tampering incident

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Winston-Salem police are investigating a case of vehicle tampering, officials said late Friday. The Winston-Salem Journal reports that a car was taken to dealership in Kernersville to be checked for a mechanical problem Friday afternoon. While the vehicle was being serviced, evidence of the tampering was found. Authorities did not say what had been done to the vehicle, citing the nature of the investigation. Neither the owner of the vehicle nor the dealership was identified. Police and […]

  • Play of the Night: Elkin, Forbush

    This week’s Play of the Night comes from the Elkin, Forbush game. Forbush won 36-26.

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