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  • ‘It’s sickening’: Cat found with arrow in head euthanized

    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — A cat was found Wednesday with an arrow in its head and another object through its neck, WSVN reports. The cat was found under a dumpster in Florida and was euthanized because of the severity of its injuries. “I hear, ‘meow, meow,’ so, over here, right here,” Giorgio said. “You see – look, look – you see the blood right here, right there. He had an arrow in the head.” Animal Abuse: X-ray shows arrow through cat's […]

  • Officers give warm shower, makeover to homeless man ‘down on his luck’

    ROME, N.Y. — A New York police department’s act of kindness towards a homeless man has garnered thousands of shares on Facebook. Police in Rome, New York took to Facebook Tuesday morning to describe their encounter with a man named Bobby, who was “down on his luck” and wanted a haircut and warm shower. “This morning we provided Bobby with a haircut, a shave, a shower and a whole new wardrobe of donated clothing,” police wrote in the post. “Bobby […]

  • Winston-Salem woman convicted of forcing 12-year-old girl into prostitution

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Winston-Salem woman was convicted Thursday of forcing a 12-year-old girl into prostitution, resulting in the girl being raped by adult men over two years, getting pregnant and contracting a sexually-transmitted disease. Twelve Forsyth County jurors found Flora Riano Gonzalez, 39, of the 1800 block of East 25th Street, guilty of sexual servitude, felony child abuse involving prostitution and felony child abuse involving sexual acts. Judge Richard Gottlieb of Forsyth Superior Court has scheduled a sentencing hearing […]

  • Market after Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office, average credit card debt and more

    In Friday’s Money Matters, Jane King discusses the market under Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office, Amazon’s earnings, American’s average credit card debt and more.

  • Greensboro police investigating homicide

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police are investigating after a man was shot and killed Thursday night, according to a press release. A man arrived at Moses Cone Hospital suffering from a gunshot wound around 9:20 p.m. The man, identified as Quahoun Trotter, was pronounced dead a short time later. The shooting is being investigated as a homicide. It is Greensboro’s 11th homicide so far this year. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (336) […]

  • High Point middle school student charged with rape

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A 14-year-old student at Welborn Academy of Science and Technology in High Point has been charged with rape. The incident happened in a room on the school’s campus around dismissal time on April 7. It was reported to police on the same day. The school’s principal was suspended on April 11, but High Point Police Cpt. Michael Kirk says “the principal is not the focus of this investigation.” Nora Murray, a spokesperson for Guilford County Schools, […]

  • Van’s Weather Kids: Cally Evans

    Today’s Weather Kid is Cally Evans from Stoneville. She is 11 years old and wants to be a meteorologist when she grows up. 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.

  • Toyota recalls 228,000 Tacoma pickup trucks

    PLANO, Texas — Toyota Motor North America, Inc., announced Thursday that it is conducting a safety recall of certain model year 2016 and 2017 Toyota Tacoma pickup trucks in the U.S. Approximately 228,000 vehicles are involved. The involved vehicles have rear differentials that may leak oil, according to Toyota. If a vehicle is continuously operated in this condition, the rear differential could become damaged, which can result in noise and reduced propulsion. In some cases the rear differential could seize, resulting in a loss […]

  • Arrest made in Centennial Street homicide in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A man wanted in connection with a homicide on April 9 turned himself in Thursday, according to a news release from High Point police. Timothy Gerald Walker, 23, of High Point, is charged with murder. Walker is accused of shooting and killing 31-year-old Marcus Boyce at a home in the 400 block of North Centennial Street on April 9. Walker was jailed without bond. Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call Crimestoppers at (336) […]

  • 2 injured after helicopter crashes next to NC home

    NEWTON, N.C. — Two people were injured when a helicopter crashed next to a home in Catawba County Thursday afternoon, WSOC reports. Crews were called to a home on McKay Farm Road in Newtown. The helicopter reportedly had problems prior to the crash and it went nose down. The extent of the victims’ injuries is unknown. Breaking Catawba- just got on the scene of a helicopter crash in Newton. — Dave Faherty (@FahertyWSOC9) April 27, 2017

  • NC man pleads guilty to breaking 78-year-old veteran’s jaw

    HICKORY, N.C. — A North Carolina man pleaded guilty Tuesday to assaulting and breaking a 78-year-old Vietnam War veteran’s jaw, WBTV reports. In June 2016, Clarence Martin Hayes III, 33, punched James Stonemets in the face and broke his jaw. The incident happened after Stonemetz confronted Hayes about riding an ATV across his lawn, according to the district attorney. Stonemetz’s was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem and his mouth was wired shut for six weeks. Hayes […]

  • Water main break closes northbound Battleground Avenue

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — All lanes of northbound Battleground Avenue in Greensboro are closed due to a water main break Thursday morning. Northbound lanes on Battleground Avenue from Benjamin Parkway and West Bessemer Avenue will be closed to fix the break. Crews will also close Grecade Street from West Bessemer Avenue to Battleground Avenue. Water service will not be impacted and crews hope to have one lane open by rush hour. Greensboro Water Resources Crew Supervisor Dustin Cain doesn’t believe the break […]