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  • Gun owner destroys AR-15 in viral video: ‘It’s guns like this that takes away lives’

    SCOTCHTOWN, N.Y. — A gun owner in New York is going viral after a six-minute Facebook video shows him destroying his AR-15. Scott Pappalardo posted video on Saturday of him destroying the weapon. The post has been shared more than 320,000 times. Pappalardo says he is an avid supporter of the Second Amendment but believes a person’s life is more important than the right to own an assault rifle. “Think about it — is the right to own this weapon more […]

  • Crash closes portion of Silas Creek Parkway in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A crash closed a portion of Silas Creek Parkway in Winston-Salem Tuesday morning, according to a press release. The crash happened at the 1400 block of Miller Street at Silas Creek Parkway. Duke Power is on-site and repairing a damaged utility pole. The road is expected to be closed for several hours and drivers are asked to take an alternative route. 1400 blk of Miller St. is closed for a utility pole repair after a motor vehicle […]

  • Man accused of threatening church bus full of kids with hatchet, knife

    OZARK, Ark. — An Arkansas man is accused of using a hatchet and knife to threaten a church bus full of children, according to KFSM. David Lindley, 59, faces charges of aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of minors. According to the church’s pastor, Lindley was carrying a hatchet and a knife when he allegedly walked in front of the Truth Tabernacle church bus near an intersection in Ozark and would not allow it to pass. Police say he never […]

  • Former Panther Rae Carruth apologizes for death of pregnant girlfriend, seeks custody of 18-year-old son

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — He was part of one of Charlotte’s most infamous cases of domestic violence. Now, with just months left on his sentence, former Carolina Panther Rae Carruth is reaching out from behind bars to tell his side of the story. Carruth has spent the last 17 years in prison for orchestrating the murder of his pregnant girlfriend, Cherica Adams. Before Cherica died, she was able to give birth to their son, Chancellor Lee Adams. Chancellor was born prematurely […]

  • Meet Milo, our people-loving Pet of the Week

    Meet Milo, our pet of the week. He loves people and is a great family dog. His adoption fee is only $50. For more information about Milo, contact the Davidson County Animal Shelter at (336) 357-0805.

  • 2 killed in crash involving car, tractor-trailer in Surry County

    SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — Two men were killed in a wreck in Surry County Monday evening. According to Surry County Emergency Services Director John Shelton, the two victims were killed at the CC Camp Road interchange at Interstate 77. Shelton said a northbound tractor-trailer was exiting I-77 when a car traveling on CC Camp Road crashed into the trailer, killing the two victims in the car. Authorities are still trying to locate family members of the victims to notify them. […]

  • Man charged after 2 kilograms of cocaine, 5 pounds of marijuana seized during search of Rowan County home

    ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — A man was arrested after a search of a Rowan County home turned up a large amount of drugs, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office. Jafari Brian Johnson, 29, of China Grove, was arrested last Friday. Authorities began investigating Johnson more than a year ago after learning of his alleged involvement in smuggling cocaine into the United States from foreign country, the release said. On Friday, Johnson received a package through the mail at […]

  • Man charged in break-in, attempted sexual assault at Burlington home

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A man is accused of breaking into a Burlington home and attempting to sexually assault the homeowner, according to a press release. At about 9:20 p.m. Sunday, police went to a home in the 600 block of Center Avenue in reference to a burglary. The victim told officers that the suspect had forced his way into the home and tried to sexually assault her. A nearby neighbor who witnessed the break-in interrupted the assault after attempting to intervene. Following […]

  • Burning tractor-trailer closes southbound lanes of Interstate 77 in Yadkin County

    YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. — All southbound lanes of Interstate 77 in Yadkin County were closed after a tractor-trailer caught fire Monday morning. The lanes have since reopened. Trooper Moxley with the North Carolina Highway Patrol believes the brakes caught fire and caused the vehicle to burn. The fire happened near mile marker 80 in Yadkin County but traffic backed up into Surry County. The tractor-trailer was the only vehicle involved and no injuries were reported.

  • Bride gets stuck in elevator during wedding celebrations

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Melissa Rodger’s dream wedding went all according to plan, until it came time for the reception. “I jumped in the elevator and we started to go up. The elevator just kind of shuttered and we thought, ‘Oh weird.’ Then the doors never opened,” Rodger told WLNE. Stuck in the Providence Biltmore elevator Saturday night, four feet shy of the 18th floor, she and two wedding planners waited… And waited. “I was hoping that, like, ‘OK, it’ll just take […]

  • Sheriff: ‘I am going to offer free concealed carry classes to teachers’

    BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio — A sheriff in Ohio says he will offer free concealed carry classes to teachers in his county following the deadly Florida school shooting. Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones tweeted that in addition to concealed carry classes, he will also provide training regarding school shootings. I am going to offer free concealed and Carry class free 2 teachers in butler county. Limited number. Details coming soon on line. Also training on school shootings. — Richard K. Jones […]

  • North Carolina man arrested 3 times in 8 days for trafficking heroin, sheriff says

    ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — A Rowan County man was arrested three times in eight days for trafficking heroin, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office. Jason Scott Dillard, 41, of Gold Hill, was initially arrested on Feb. 8 after a two-year long drug investigation. Seventeen grams of heroin, 102 prescription pills and around $6,000 in cash were reportedly seized from his home. During the two-year-old investigation, Dillard was receiving and distributing amounts of at least 100 grams of heroin per […]