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  • Panthers owner Jerry Richardson investigated for alleged workplace misconduct

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson is being investigated for alleged workplace misconduct, according to the team’s official website. “The Carolina Panthers and Mr. Richardson take these allegations very seriously and are fully committed to a full investigation and taking appropriate steps to address and remediate any misconduct,” team spokesman Steven Drummond said in a statement. “The entire organization is fully committed to ensuring a safe, comfortable and diverse work environment where all individuals, regardless of sex, race, color, religion, […]

  • Man, woman sentenced in murder involving human remains found in Randolph County in 2015

    LIBERTY, N.C. – A man and woman were sentenced in connection to human remains found in Randolph County in October 2015. Ingrid Morales Dejesus Rodriguez, 25, and Miguel Angel Munoz, 19, plead guilty this week in Randolph County Superior Court in connection to the murder of 21-year-old Francisco Rivas Galves. Judge Bradford V. Long sentenced Munoz to 200 to 252 months and Rodriguez to 75 to 102 months. Munoz is a citizen of El Salvador and will be returned to […]

  • Man kept stepdaughter captive for 19 years, fathered her 9 children, feds say

    WAGONER COUNTY, Okla. — A federal grand jury has indicted an Oklahoma man accused of holding his stepdaughter captive for nearly two decades, People reports. Henri Michelle Piette, 63, is accused of raping, beating and torturing his stepdaughter Rosalynn McGinnis — and fathering her nine children. Investigators say it started when she was 11 or 12 years old. The federal charges are kidnapping and traveling across state lines with the intent to engage in sexual activity with a juvenile. They […]

  • Man found fatally shot in crashed car near Winston-Salem shopping complex identified

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police have identified the 29-year-old man found fatally shot inside a crashed car near a Winston-Salem shopping complex, according to a news release. At about 2 a.m., officers were called to a shopping center on North Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in reference to shots fired. A short time later, they found the man dead from gunshot wounds in a crashed Acura MDX on North Cleveland Avenue. The victim has been identified as James Anthony Davis Jr., […]

  • High Point sex offender accused of having child porn sentenced to more than 21 years in prison

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A local man who pleaded guilty to receipt of child pornography was sentenced Thursday, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice. Robert Edward Abell III, 35, of High Point, pleaded guilty on Aug. 14 to one count of receipt of child pornography. He was sentenced by United States District Judge Catherine C. Eagles to 262 months imprisonment followed by lifetime supervised release. Abell was previously convicted of taking indecent liberties with a child […]

  • Winston-Salem man accused of possessing hundreds of images and videos of child pornography

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Police have arrested a man accused of having hundreds of images and videos of child pornography, according to a press release from Winston-Salem police. Keith Allen White, 47, of Winston-Salem, faces 10 counts each of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor. Police began investigating the case in August 2016 after a report of the suspect having child pornography. Several images of child pornography were discovered during the officer’s initial investigation, […]

  • Second-grade students eat marijuana on elementary school playground

    GREEN BAY, Wisc. – Two second-grade students at a Wisconsin elementary school were taken to the hospital after eating marijuana on the school playground. WBAY reported that it happened at Eisenhower Elementary School in Green Bay earlier this week. The students are expected to be fine. A school district representative wouldn’t confirm any of the details about incident, but police said the marijuana was brought to the school by a second-grader. Some parents at the school are upset that they heard […]

  • Police looking for men accused of robbing bank in Greensboro at gunpoint

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Police are looking for two men accused of robbing a bank in Greensboro at gunpoint on Friday morning. Officers were called to the Wells Fargo at 5815 W. Friendly Ave. at about 9:45 a.m., according to a Greensboro police press release. Two armed men entered the bank, forced everyone to the floor and demanded money from the teller, according to police. The suspects then allegedly took the money and left. Nobody was hurt. Greensboro police have released […]

  • Police arrest man accused of robbing Thomasville convenience store with golf club

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. – A man accused of robbing a convenience store in Thomasville with a golf club has been arrested. Brandon Scott Routh, 29, of Thomasville, has been charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, according to a Thomasville police press release. Officers were called to the Drive Thru at 616 Randolph St. shortly after 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The victim told police that a man in a ski mask entered the business and demanded money with a golf club. Surveillance […]

  • Multiple school lockdowns lifted after armed robbery in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Multiple lockdowns have been lifted after an armed robbery in Greensboro Friday morning, according to Nora Shoptaw with Guilford County Schools. Western Guilford Middle School, Western Guilford High School, Guilford Elementary School, Jefferson Elementary School and Early College at Guilford were all on lockdown due to the threat. At about 9:50 a.m., officers went to the Wells Fargo Bank located at 5815 W. Friendly Ave. in reference to an armed robbery. Police say two men entered the […]

  • ‘Serial child molester’ accused of sexually assaulting Charlotte girl for years

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A man labeled by Charlotte police as a “serial child molester” was arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting a girl for years, WSOC reports. Detectives with the Crimes Against Children Unit were notified by patrol officers last month about an investigation into a sexual assault involving the girl. The accuser said that 61-year-old Angel Mario Guzman Lobo forcibly fondled her on multiple occasions in 2014 and 2015. Detectives discovered that Lobo had a history of moving to different […]

  • 94-year-old woman arrested after refusing to leave care home

    EUSTIS, Fla. — A 94-year-old Florida woman was arrested after she refused to leave her care home after being evicted, according to WFTV. Juanita Fitzgerald, who turned 94 on Friday, was evicted from her home at National Church Residences’ Franklin House after falling behind on her rent. WKMG reports she refused to the money because she thought she was going to die soon. Fitzgerald was warned she’d be arrested if she didn’t leave but allegedly told officers, “Unless you carry […]