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  • North Carolina veteran inaccurately declared dead by the Department of Veteran’s Affairs

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A Fort Bragg veteran mistakenly declared dead by the Department of Veteran’s Affairs is alive — again. WTVD reported that Charlie Covell is a Vietnam veteran and bronze star recipient. He received his award nearly 40 years after aiding his comrades during an ambush attack in Vietnam. Covell also struggles with COPD, wearing oxygen to cope. At the age of 81, Covell has survived infantry battle in Vietnam, three hospital visits and most recently, a phony flat […]

  • Davidson County deputies looking for man accused of knocking down woman, stealing her purse outside grocery store

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. – Deputies are looking for a man accused of knocking down a woman in a Davidson County grocery store’s parking lot and stealing her purse. Brandon Eric Jacobs, 31, of Winston-Salem, is wanted for a common law robbery that happened outside a Food Lion on Monday, according to the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect knocked the victim down outside the Food Lion at 10479 N NC Highway 109, but the victim was not hospitalized. The suspect […]

  • St. Patrick’s Day festivities in downtown Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – St. Patrick’s Day festivities are taking place in downtown Greensboro on Saturday. Free music is currently being played in LeBauer Park at 208 N. Davie St. The day’s events include live music by the Walker Street Fiddlers and a performance from the Greensboro Ballet.

  • UMBC upsets No. 1 Virginia in first round of NCAA Tournament

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The University of Maryland, Baltimore County men’s basketball team upset No. 1 overall seed Virginia Friday night 74-54 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. This is the first time in tournament history a No. 16-seed has defeated a No. 1-seed. UMBC will take on No. 9-seed Kansas State on Sunday.

  • Tree falls on mobile home in Thomasville, trapping woman inside and causing a fire

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. – A tree fell on a mobile home in Thomasville, trapping a woman inside and causing a fire. It happened Friday night at 200 South Road near the Davidson and Randolph County line. A man and woman were inside when it happened and the woman was trapped under the tree, according to neighbors and witnesses. The tree then caused a fire at the mobile home. The woman was taken to the hospital and was not seriously injured. Multiple […]

  • School employee in Randolph County accused of bringing handgun to elementary school

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — A school employee is accused of bringing a handgun to an elementary school in Randolph County, resulting in the school being locked down. Serena Leigh Williams, 47, of Asheboro, was jailed in Randolph County under a $2,000 secured bond on a charge of possession of a weapon on educational property. It happened shortly after 10 a.m. Friday at Ramseur Elementary School at 6755 Jordan Road, according to the Randolph County School System. The suspect is accused of […]

  • Surry County man arrested in December shooting

    SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — A man was arrested Friday morning in connection with a December 2017 shooting in Surry County, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office. Timothy Don McMillian, of Mount Airy, faces multiple charges including assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, possession of a firearm by a felon, interfering with an electronic monitoring device and failure to appear on a possession of a stolen motor vehicle charge. On Dec. 22, 2017, […]

  • Battleground Avenue reopens in Greensboro after beam of bridge falls off trailer

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Battleground Avenue at New Garden Road has reopened Friday afternoon after a beam of a bridge being transported fell off a truck. The truck and beam blocked the intersection for about three hours. Both north and southbound traffic were diverted onto New Garden Road. Battleground Avenue reopened shortly after 4:30 p.m.

  • UNC cruises past Lipscomb 84-66 to advance to second round of NCAA Tournament

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The University of North Carolina men’s basketball team cruised past Lipscomb 84-66 on Friday afternoon to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. UNC, the No. 2-seed in the West regional, will take on No. 7-seed Texas A&M on Sunday. The Tar Heels are the defending national champions, defeating Gonzaga last year 71-65 to win the title.

  • 76 people arrested in multi-state child exploitation operation, including 8 in North Carolina

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Seventy-six people were arrested and multiple children were rescued in a multi-state child exploitation operation. The months-long operation involved multiple law enforcement agencies and led to arrests in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. More than 130 search warrants were executed during the operation and more than 1,200 digital devices were seized. Eight men in North Carolina were arrested, ranging from 32 to 73 years old, and eight children were rescued […]

  • Rescue shifts to recovery in Florida bridge collapse that killed 6

    MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. — The pedestrian bridge under construction near Florida International University was supposed to enhance safety — letting walkers and cyclists cross a busy eight-lane street with less worry after a vehicle last year struck and killed an FIU student. Instead, it collapsed Thursday, months before it was to open, crushing cars below, killing at least six people and leaving investigators with the difficult task of trying to figure out why it happened and who might be held […]

  • Greg Olsen visits ESPN about Monday Night Football analyst job

    BRISTOL, Conn. — Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen visited ESPN headquarters Friday to discuss a Monday Night Football analyst job, ESPN’s David Newton reports. Olsen is talking to ESPN about being Jon Gruden’s replacement. If the network offers Olsen the job and he accepts, it would start this season, Newton reports. That would make for a complicated situation considering the 33-year-old is still under contract for the 2018 season and the team expects him to play. Newton reports that […]