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    2 injured in Greensboro shooting; suspect arrested

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Two people were shot outside an apartment in Greensboro Tuesday evening. Pashey Qyree Wells, 19, of Greensboro, was taken into custody and is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill and possession of a firearm by a felon, according to a news release from Greensboro police. Police were called to the one-story apartment at 3320 Beck St. at 4:52 p.m. when one of the victims called […]

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    Bad Santa? NC boy claims he was body shamed by St. Nick

    FOREST CITY, N.C. — It’s practically straight out of a “Bad Santa” movie. A North Carolina mother wants the local Santa Claus fired after saying things that put her 9-year-old son in tears, according to WLOS. On Saturday, an otherwise jolly time on Main Street led to a holiday moment the boy would like to forget. “I went out and started crying, because I just felt so bad,” Anthony Mayse said of his conversation with Father Christmas. HEARTBREAKER: Anthony says Forest City […]

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    5 face charges after fight at East Bend residence

    YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. — Multiple people have been arrested following a fight at an East Bend residence, according to a news release from the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office. On Nov. 27, deputies responded to a residence in East Bend on a report of an assault with serious injuries. The victim said they had been at a friend’s house, also in East Bend, where a fight started between several occupants there. On Monday, the following people were arrested and charged in […]

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    Police searching for Reidsville man accused of kicking pan of hot grease on ex-girlfriend

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — Reidsville police are searching for a man accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, according to a news release. Joseph Lamon Childs, 30, of Reidsville, is wanted on charges of first-degree burglary, first-degree kidnapping and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, the release said. At about 4 a.m. on Nov. 29, Reidsville officers responded to the 1500 block of Vance Street on a reported aggravated assault. Upon arrival, officers found a woman suffering from third-degree burns to one […]

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    Arrest made in Winston-Salem bank robbery

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — An arrest has been made in a Monday bank robbery in Winston-Salem. Johnny Eugene Abel IV, 38, is charged with common law robbery, according to a news release from Winston-Salem police. At about 9 a.m., police responded to the Wells Fargo Bank, located at 100 N. Main St., on a reported robbery. One suspect entered the bank and gave the teller a threatening note that demanded money. The suspect then fled the business with an undisclosed amount of […]

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    Teen charged in Randolph County shooting

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — A teen has been charged in connection with a shooting over the weekend in Randolph County. Cole Steele Jessup, 17, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, according to a news release from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office. On Saturday, an ATV operator was flagged down by a driver heading down N.C. 22 from the Bennett area towards Coleridge. The driver, a 21-year-old man, said he had been […]

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    2 accused of shooting into occupied vehicle, injuring 1 in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Two men have been arrested in connection with a shooting into an occupied vehicle where a victim was injured, according to a news release from Winston-Salem police. Jesus David Trinidad-Bruno, 19, of Winston-Salem, and Jonathan Claude French, 21, are each charged with discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle. On Nov. 20, Winston-Salem officers responded to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where a victim was being treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the shoulder. On Nov. 30, Trinidad-Bruno […]

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    Guilford County resident comes home to break-in in progress; suspect sought

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A resident came home to a break-in in progress on Monday morning, according to a news release from the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to a break-in on Alamance Church Road near the Alamance County line at 10:35 a.m. Monday. The victim told deputies that upon arriving at home, they saw an unknown man coming out of their residence. The man fled the scene in a dark-colored Dodge Dakota truck with a distinguished red tailgate, […]

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    Did you feel it? Small earthquake reported in NC

    The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported a 2.1 magnitude earthquake Monday night near Lenoir, State Geologist Kenneth Taylor confirmed to FOX8 Tuesday. The quake hit about three miles below the surface at 9:46 p.m. about 9 miles north of the city limits and 13 miles southeast of Boone, Taylor said. The quake was small but powerful enough to rattle dishes, he said. Taylor said there are a lot of fault lines in North Carolina. The U.S. Geological Service has […]

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    Pat McCrory to meet with Donald Trump on Wednesday

    N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory will meet with President-elect Donald Trump in New York on Wednesday, according to The Hill. The Trump transition team said the meeting will happen after a transition fundraising breakfast. McCrory conceded the gubernatorial race Monday to Attorney General Roy Cooper, nearly a month after the November general election. McCrory, who trailed Cooper by about 10,000 votes, has been a vocal supporter of Trump and joined him on the campaign trail.

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    Pallbearer dies in wreck driving home for best friend’s funeral

    A 20-year-old on the way home to Atlanta to be a pallbearer in his best friend’s funeral, died in a car crash, WSB-TV reported. Malik Cooper, 20, died in a one-car crash on Highway 85 in Alabama on Sunday. The Tuskegee University business student was on the way to Atlanta, where he was going to be a pallbearer at the funeral of 15-year-old Marquez Montgomery. Atlanta police say Marquez was shot in the head by his cousin in late November. Police […]

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    College student stabbed to death in argument over fast food

    AKRON, Ohio — An Ohio college student was stabbed in the chest by his roommate and fellow student during a fight over fast food, WSB-TV reports. The medical examiner’s office told WSB-TV 23-year-old University of Akron student Duncan Unternaher died Monday evening. Police say Unternaher was stabbed by 22-year-old Kendall Scheid on Saturday at an off-campus apartment. College student stabbed to death in argument over fast food – — WSB-TV (@wsbtv) December 6, 2016 Scheid has been charged with […]