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  • Woman charged with cutting Winston-Salem bus driver with a knife

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A woman was arrested after police say she assaulted a bus driver with a knife in Winston-Salem Wednesday morning. Officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department Downtown Bike Patrol responded to the Clark Campbell Transit Center located at 100 W. Fifth Street in reference to a reported stabbing call. Police say Nicole Vinson, 26, got on WSTA Bus 1049 and started yelling out of the window because she was upset, police say. The bus driver, Terry Martin, told Vinson to […]

  • Greensboro home catches fire while family cooks Thanksgiving meal

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A home in Greensboro went up in flames Wednesday evening as the family was cooking food for their Thanksgiving meal. Firefighters responded to the house at 2110 Carpenter Street around 7:25 p.m. A grandmother, a mother and a 10-month-old baby were inside the house at the time of the fire and were able to escape safely. Officials say the fire started in the kitchen where the family had been cooking their Thanksgiving dinner. No injuries were reported. The fire was extinguished […]

  • Woman, granddaughter held at gunpoint in Winston-Salem home invasion

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are looking for three suspects accused of forcing their way into a home in Winston-Salem Wednesday evening and robbing a woman and her granddaughter at gunpoint. Officers responded to the house on Teresa Avenue where the 64-year-old woman reported three men forced their way into her home around 10 p.m. The woman and her 11-year-old granddaughter were held at gunpoint while the suspects searched the home for valuables. They stole the woman’s purse and an undisclosed amount of money. No one was […]

  • Two sisters killed in Stokes Co. car crash identified

    STOKES COUNTY, N.C. — Two sisters killed in a car crash in Stokes County Monday have been identified. The crash happened on northbound U.S. 52 between King and Pinnacle around 7:50 p.m. Monday. Sgt. Kevin Barker with the N.C. Highway Patrol says two sisters, the older sister’s boyfriend and his little brother were in a 2001 Ford when the vehicle suddenly went off the side of the road to the right. Dokota Goss, 18, who was driving, attempted to over correct […]

  • Two students killed in Davidson Co. crash identified

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A dangerous curve on City Lake Road couldn’t stop a couple from Thomasville from seeing the site of a deadly wreck for themselves. “Makes me want to cry,” said Everette Moore. “It’s heartbreaking, very heartbreaking. I mean when you see something like this I can see it being my children and it’s just heartbreaking. All I can do is pray for them.” The accident happened on City Lake Road near Pilgrim Church Road at about 4 […]

  • Employee at High Point business arrested after threatening to ‘blow place up with pipe bomb’

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — An employee at Slane Hosiery in High Point was arrested after police say he threatened to “blow the place up” Monday morning. Police responded to the business at 550 W. Fairfield Road around 10:45 a.m. in reference to a bomb threat. The caller was identified as Deante Jauan Leggett, 24, of High Point, who said he was “going to blow the place up with a pipe bomb.” Police searched the building and did not find any destructive devices. […]

  • Water line break closes portion of North Church Street in Burlington

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — NCDOT has barricaded two eastbound lanes of N. Church Street near La Cocina Mexican Restaurant ( 1715 N. Church St., between Cobb Street and Graham Hopedale Road ) due to a water line break. The repair process could continue past the 5 p.m. Residents may check @BurlingtonNC on twitter for updates.

  • Police search for serial bank robber ‘Striped Hoodie Bandit’ in High Point, Asheboro

    The FBI, along with police in High Point, Asheboro, Lexington and Huntersville, are asking the public’s help to find a serial bank robber dubbed the “Striped-Hoodie Bandit.” Authorities believe the man is responsible for robbing three banks and one convenience store in North Carolina. In each robbery, the man had a black revolver and wore the same clothing — blue jeans, a white T-shirt, a gray and white striped-hoodie jacket, a camouflage ball cap and dark tennis shoes. The man is white, about 6 feet tall with […]

  • Man, dog rescued from burning house in Guilford Co.

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A man was taken to the hospital after firefighters rescued him from a burning house in Guilford County Wednesday morning. Crews responded to the fire at 908 Brushy Fork Drive, Greensboro, just before 7 a.m. The man was found inside the burning home and transported to the hospital. His condition is unknown at this time. The man’s dog was also rescued from the home and is expected to be OK. No one else was inside the house. The house […]

  • 2 dead, 1 injured in Montgomery County home invasion

    MT. GILEAD, N.C. — Two people are dead and a third person was injured in a home invasion in Montgomery County early Tuesday morning, according to officials. Montgomery County Dispatch received a call around 3:22 a.m. in reference to a home invasion with shots fired in the 1500 block of N.C. 109 South just north of Mt. Gilead. According to officials, the suspect forcibly entered the house and shot two people inside. The third occupant fled the house without injury. The two victims were identified as Khammone […]

  • Asheboro City Schools assistant coach accused of sexually assaulting student

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — An assistant coach was arrested after deputies received a report of sexual assault from the mother of a 17-year-old female student at Asheboro High School. On Nov. 11, the mother reported to the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office that her daughter had a sexual encounter with a 25-year-old man who was employed with Asheboro City Schools as an assistant coach and substitute teacher. Zachary Ross Chilton, 25, of Asheboro, has been charged with one count of sexual activity with a student. […]

  • UPDATE: 1 killed, 1 assaulted during Forsyth Co. home invasion

    WALKERTOWN, N.C. — One man was shot and killed and another was assaulted during a home invasion late Wednesday evening in Walkertown. Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene at a house in the 6000 block of Cain Forest Drive just before 11 p.m. “I was watching TV and I heard two shots, and I was afraid to get up,” said Mary Powell, who lives about a hundred feet away. “And then I realized it was across the street. […]

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