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  • Larry Jerome Griffin, Desmin Taron McCants and Latony McCants (left to right)

    2 arrested, 1 wanted in connection with MLK Jr Drive shooting in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Two men are in custody after Greensboro detectives linked them to a shooting on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on March 23 that left two men with non-life threatening injuries. Detectives form the Greensboro Police Department’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Team arrested Desmin Taron McCants, 20, today at his home on Boyle Avenue in connection with the shooting of Alex Michael Brown, 30, and Eric Wayne Miller Jr., 24, both of Greensboro. Brown and Miller were shot following an altercation […]

  • Kelton Breshon Fox

    Ex-boyfriend charged in murder of Durham high school student

    DURHAM, N.C. — Detectives have arrested the ex-boyfriend of 17-year-old Tierra Hall in her murder. Kelton Breshon Fox, 17, of Cherry Blossom Circle, is charged with first-degree murder. The girl’s body was found behind a house in the 4100 block of Trotter Ridge Road Saturday afternoon. She was stabbed to death. Hall was last seen alive at Jordan High School on Friday. Fox is also a student at Jordan. Source: WTVD

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    Rolling Stones tour to stop in Raleigh this summer

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Promoters say the Rolling Stones “ZIP CODE” tour will stop at Raleigh’s Carter-Finley Stadium on July 1. The 15-city North America tour kicks off May 24 in San Diego. Tickets will go on sale Monday, April 13. For ticketing information please visit rollingstones.com. “We are excited to be back in North America playing stadiums this summer! We are looking forward to being back on stage and playing your favorite songs,” said singer Mick Jagger in a news release […]

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    Play Pac-Man anywhere in the Triad — right now

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Google has done it again. This year’s April Fool’s Day prank from Google involves a popular childhood game: Pac-Man! You can turn Google maps into a giant Pac-Man game to navigate the Triad all day on April 1. Here’s how you do it: Go to Google Maps   Click the Pac-Man icon in the lower left-hand corner.    Now, do what you do best. Eat those pellets and run away from the scary ghosts!  

  • Meet 9-month-old ‘Roxy’

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Meet 9-month-old “Roxy.” “Roxy” is a chocolate lab mix from the Burlington Pet Adoption Center. She isn’t much of a barker or a jumper. Her adoption fee is $90 and that price includes her vaccinations and pet insurance. For more information about “Roxy” call the Burlington Pet Adoption Center at (336) 578-0343.

  • Amy Lee Trotter

    Thomasville store manager arrested for allegedly stealing bank deposits

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Davidson County Deputies arrested a Thomasville woman Monday after an investigation revealed she stole several bank deposits from a Family Dollar store. Deputies received a report on Oct. 15, 2014 that someone had taken a series of bank deposits worth $15,436 from the Family Dollar, located at 8275 S. NC Highway 109, in Thomasville. An investigation revealed the store manager, Amy Lee Trotter, 34, of Thomasville, took the deposits, according to deputies. Trotter was arrested for larceny and was given a $1,000 secured […]

  • Wanda Larson

    Update: Union County woman accused of chaining boy to porch gets up to 17 months

    UPDATE — The district attorney’s office accepted a deal from a woman accused of tying an 11-year-old boy to a porch with a dead chicken around his neck. Wanda Larson pleaded guilty to four charges, including false imprisonment and failure to perform duties as DSS supervisor. Larson received six to 17 months for one count of child abuse. The sentences for the other charges were suspended after prosecutors said her cooperation in the case was a factor. Original Story  UNION COUNTY, […]

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    UPDATE: Escaped prisoner in Virginia manhunt in police custody

    UPDATE 12:05 p.m. – Fairfax County Police received confirmation that the escaped prisoner, Wossen Assaye, is in Metropolitan Police custody. We have received confirmation that the escaped prisoner, Wossen Assaye, is in custody by Metropolitan Police. Chief Roessler to update soon — FairfaxCounty Police (@fairfaxpolice) March 31, 2015 UPDATE — Fairfax County Police said Assaye has abandoned the first stolen vehicle and has stolen a second one. Now he is believed to be driving a dark gray Hyundai Elantra with a Virginia license plate XTU-5024. Suspect […]

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    Veteran busts panhandler for military uniform

    TAMPA, Fla. —  A veteran called a Florida panhandler out for wearing a military uniform on Sunday. Now, the video of the incident has gone viral. Garrett Goodwin, who served as an Army combat medic from 1994 to 2003, saw the panhandler on his way to the MacDill Air Force Base, according to WFTS. When Goodwin asked for the man’s veterans ID card, he didn’t have one. In the video the panhandler is seen retreating after Goodwin asks him to take […]

  • Donald Ray Harris, Jr.

    Burlington man charged after neighbors report ‘liquor house’

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A Burlington man was arrested after neighbors told police he was running an illegal “liquor house.” Police executed a search warrant at a located at 332 Austin St., on March 25 at 11 p.m. Police recovered documents indicating sales amounts, open and empty liquor bottles, full and empty cans of beer and nearly 2 gallons of non-tax paid liquor.  In addition, police found cocaine and scales inside the  24-year-old’s makeshift business. Donald Ray Harris, Jr., of 604 Washington St., was charged with one count each of: […]

  • Teenage girl found dead behind NC home for sale; police investigating as homicide

    Mom of murdered NC teen: ‘Please help me bring these people to justice’

    DURHAM, N.C. — The mother of a murdered teenager is asking the public to help catch her daughter’s killer and to assist with a proper burial. Koteya Hall said her daughter Tierra Hall went to school last Friday at Jordan High School in Durham. It would be the last time she would see the 17-year-old alive. Hall said her daughter never made it home from school. The two had an argument earlier that day so she assumed the teen was still […]

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    Woman confronts peeping Tom at NC Hooters

    GASTONIA, N.C. — Gastonia police are looking for a peeping Tom, who they say looked up at a woman in a restaurant restroom stall. The victim, who wanted to be identified only as Rebecca, said she was taking a break from watching games at a Gastonia Hooters Saturday night and headed to the restroom, where she came face to face with the man. “As I’m looking down — I’m not in the stall against the wall, I’m in the second […]

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