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  • Rockingham County crash that sent 3 children to hospital caused by suspected drunk driver

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — New details emerged Thursday regarding a suspected drunk-driving crash that sent three children to the hospital. Madison-Rockingham Rescue Squad initially reported Wednesday the incident involved two cars, but Master Trooper Chris Knox on Thursday said the incident involved one vehicle. There was a later wreck that occurred near the same location. The first crash happened at 9:23 p.m. on NC 770 near Glenn Chapel Road in Rockingham County, Knox said. A Ford Explorer SUV was traveling […]

  • Van’s Weather Kids: Karson Edwards

    Today’s Weather is Karson Edwards, an 8-year-old from Thomasville. Karson attends Hopewell Elementary, is a boy scout and is nearly fluent in Spanish. Those interested in being a Van’s Weather Kid must send a letter saying why they want to be a Weather Kid with a copy of their address, phone number and recent photo to 2005 Francis St., High Point, NC 27263. Ages 8-13.

  • Man accused of DWI in wrong-way crash that killed 80-year-old woman in Winston-Salem was in US illegally

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man accused of driving while impaired in a wrong-way crash that killed an 80-year-old woman in Winston-Salem was in the country illegally, according to police. Martinez Lemus, 28, faces charges in connection to the death of Jean Lawrence High. At about 10:40 p.m. on June 15, police received reports of a vehicle traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of Highway 52. Police said an officer, with an unrelated arrestee in his vehicle, was nearly struck by […]

  • Mother shot in front of daughter dies in 14-year-old son’s arms

    DETROIT — A Detroit mother was shot in front of her 4-year-old daughter and died in her 14-year-old son’s arms. Latrese Morris Dorsey, 42, was fatally shot Sunday in front of her 4-year-old daughter and the girl was able to tell police what happened, Fox 2 reports. “She was old enough to tell everyone, ‘My mom is dead. He killed my mom. My mom is shot,'” said sister Megan Morris. Dorsey’s 14-year-old son was in his bedroom when the shooting happened. He […]

  • Man wanted in connection with shooting at High Point park

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Police are searching for a man believed to have shot a person at a small neighborhood park in High Point Wednesday evening, according to a press release. Police and EMS were called to a small park at the corner of Vernon Place and Evans Street shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday. Several people were involved in a fight and multiple people discharged firearms, police say. Roderick James, 32, was identified as the shooting victim. He was taken […]

  • Model killed by exploding whipped cream dispenser

    PARIS — A French model and lifestyle blogger was killed when a faulty whipped cream dispenser exploded and hit her in the chest. Rebecca Burger was a well-known blogger who had more than 168,000 followers on Instagram. She died after the dispenser’s impact caused her to go into cardiac arrest, according to the BBC. A family member later posted about the incident on her Instagram page, warning readers that the canisters could still be in circulation. 60 Million Consumers, a […]

  • Teaching your children to say ‘I’m sorry’

    We teach our kids to say please and thank you, but why is it so hard for them to say I’m sorry? The best method is to always lead by example. If you are quick to say I’m sorry when you’ve done something wrong to someone, your child will start to internalize the behavior with others.

  • Flags to be lowered for North Carolina soldier killed in Afghanistan

    WILKES COUNTY, N.C. — Gov. Roy Cooper has ordered all U.S. flags at state facilities be lowered half-staff in remembrance of fallen North Carolina soldier Sgt. Dillon Baldridge, WNCN reports. The order begins Thursday and continues until sunset Friday. Baldridge, 22, was killed in Afghanistan on June 10 after a member of the Afghan army opened fire. His obituary states that he was born July 18, 1994, in Raleigh and grew up in Youngsville. The Department of Defense announced that […]

  • Photographer documents 6 families’ fight with childhood cancer

    HOUSTON — A Houston-area photographer’s project is helping educate the public about what cancer looks like by document six families and their fight with childhood cancer. Sherina Welch, of FreeSpiritFoto, has been posting photos the children’s battles on her “More Than 4” Facebook page. Welch says her goal “is to document 6 families and their fight with childhood cancer and to educate all of us on what cancer really looks like. The good, the bad and the ugly. Also to […]

  • Dad bikes across country to meet daughter’s heart recipient on Father’s Day

    BATON ROUGE, La. — A Wisconsin dad received an incredible gift on Father’s Day when he met the man whose life was saved by his daughter’s donated heart, WAFB reports. Bill Conner is biking across the country to cope with the sudden loss of his 20-year-old daughter Abigail Mae, who died less than six months ago. “It’s only 2,600 miles…one day at a time,” Conner said. While Conner was saying goodbye to his daughter, Jack Loumonth Jr. was learning his days […]

  • Former nurse accused of killing nearly 60 children charged with murder again

    SAN ANTONIO — A former Texas nurse who prosecutors believe could be responsible for the deaths of nearly 60 young children has been indicted on a murder charge for the second time in the last month. Genene Jones, 66, was indicted Wednesday in the 1981 death of 2-year-old Rosemary Vega, according to the San Antonio-Express News. Jones was charged with the 1981 murder of 11-month-old Joshua Sawyer in late May. The charge alleges that Jones injected Vega with “a substance unknown.” […]

  • 13 injured in 2 wrecks in Rockingham County

    Update: Madison-Rockingham Rescue Squad initially reported Wednesday there was a wreck that involved two cars, but Master Trooper Chris Knox on Thursday said there were two separate wrecks that happened at the same location at different times. Read more: Rockingham County crash that sent 3 children to hospital caused by suspected drunk driver Prior story ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Troopers are investigating after 13 people were injured in a two-vehicle wreck in Rockingham County Wednesday night. The crash happened on NC […]