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  • New details emerge after 4 children killed in Tennessee murder-suicide

    COLUMBIA, Tenn. — The Maury County sheriff shed new light on a murder-suicide the left four children and an adult woman dead in Columbia, Tennessee, WSMV reports. At about 6 p.m. Monday night, a family member returned home to find 55-year-old Cynthia Collier and her four adoptive children dead. The sheriff’s office believes Collier killed 14-year-old Bo Li, 14-year-old Meigin Lin, 15-year-old Lia Lin and 17-year-old Kaileigh Lin. The bodies were found by another sibling. Maury County Sheriff Bucky Rowland […]

  • NC state trooper shot, killed in traffic stop; suspect in custody

    COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C. — A North Carolina state trooper was shot and killed Wednesday morning, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. The trooper, who has not been named, was conducting a traffic stop at about 12:15 a.m. on US-701 near Sellers Town Road in Columbus County. After shooting, the trooper was taken to the hospital where he died of his injuries. Officials searched the area and found a suspect, according to NCDPS. The suspect was taken into […]

  • 2 killed in head-on wreck along US-70 in Guilford County

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Two people died after a head-on collision on US-70 late Tuesday night, according to North Carolina State Highway patrol. At about 11:50 p.m., troopers responded to a collision near NC-61 and the town of Whitsett in Guilford County. Troopers believe a vehicle driving west veered into the eastbound lane and hit another vehicle head on. The drivers in both vehicles died. There were no passengers. Troopers do not believe speed was a factor. The road was […]

  • 4 arrested after police pursuit in Winston-Salem; 1 accused of robbing pizza delivery driver

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Four people have been arrested after a pursuit in Winston-Salem and one of the suspects is accused of robbing a delivery driver last month, according to a news release from Winston-Salem police. On Sept. 29 around 7:45 p.m., a pizza delivery driver was making a delivery to 1710 Mangum St., which was later discovered to be a vacant residence. The victim said when she approached the front door, a suspect waiting in the dark hit her in […]

  • NC animal shelter overwhelmed by response: ‘We will not stop until every dog and cat is safe’

    KENANSVILLE, N.C. — The Duplin County Animal Shelter is overwhelmed by the community’s response to its desperate plea for fur-ever homes, WTVD reports. The animal shelter issued an S.O.S. on its Facebook page Monday, saying almost every dog will be out of time on Tuesday. The shelter said the dogs had no interest but are all heartworm negative. But on Tuesday, the shelter said the animals will “have at least one more day.” They said there has been an overwhelming […]

  • 129 guns found in home of South Carolina police ambush suspect

    FLORENCE, S.C. — Investigators found at least 129 guns in the home of the man suspected of shooting seven law enforcement officers, one fatally, earlier this month, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said at a news conference Tuesday. Three of the weapons are believed to have been used in the Oct. 3 shooting — a pistol and two military-style assault rifles. Frederick Hopkins, 74, is accused of opening fire at officers from a second-floor window when officers went to the […]

  • Woman crashes down embankment at Winston-Salem Lidl, has life-threatening injuries

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A woman has life-threatening injuries after a Tuesday afternoon crash in Winston-Salem, according to a news release from Winston-Salem police. Rahnelia Melisha Whitfield, 31, of Winston-Salem, was driving a 2003 Ford Explorer south on Peters Creek Parkway near Sides Road when she went off the roadway for an unknown reason. The vehicle went over the embankment, overturned and ejected Whitfield before coming to rest on the property of the Lidl grocery store. Whitfield was taken to the […]

  • 1 shot in Greensboro, police searching for suspect

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — One person was shot in Greensboro on Tuesday and a suspect is wanted, according to Greensboro police. Officers came to 1004 East Side Drive on a disorderly subject call at 2:44 p.m. Upon arrival, officers found one victim near an SUV suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Greensboro police initially believed the suspect in the shooting was barricaded in a home on East Side Drive. The department’s special response team was called in. When the SRT entered […]

  • Man accused of assaulting Guilford County deputy cleared of all charges

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A man accused of assaulting a Guilford County deputy has been cleared of all charges. The incident happened on Sept. 2, 2016, at 9:48 a.m. as a deputy was trying to serve five warrants for Jeffrey Taylor Kluttz at Innovation Station, LLC at 3107 S. Elm-Eugene St. in Greensboro. Deputies said the business owner, Ishmael Lateef, approached the deputy, pushing and grabbing him, refusing to allow the deputy to serve the warrants on Kluttz. Lateef was arrested […]

  • North Carolina man says Wendy’s worker body-shamed him on receipt

    GASTON COUNTY, N.C. — A North Carolina man says he was hurt and embarrassed after a Wendy’s worker body-shamed him on his order receipt, WCNC reports. Jimmy Shue went to the Wendy’s on East Franklin Boulevard in Gastonia to order food for himself and his fiancée on Oct. 4. Shue said he walked up to the counter, ordered two sandwiches and the cashier asked for his name. He told WCNC he gave the cashier his name “clear as day,” but […]

  • Sheriff releases new photos of missing girl who vanished after parents found dead in home

    BARRON, Wis. — The Barron County Sheriff’s Department has released new photos of the missing Wisconsin teen whose parents were found dead. Jayme Closs may have been spotted Monday afternoon in a black Ford Explorer with a possible Wisconsin plate of 160WER, according to a tweet from the Miami Police Department. Closs is 5 feet tall and 100 pounds, with strawberry-blond hair and green eyes. An Amber Alert has been issued. Deputies went to her home in Barron after dispatchers […]

  • SpaceX rocket part unearthed on Outer Banks beach for second time in 12 months

    OCRACOKE ISLAND, N.C. — A 10- by 6-foot chunk of metal, found embedded in a beach in the Outer Banks on Monday, came courtesy of SpaceX, the Charlotte Observer reports. SpaceX took responsibility for the debris, confirming that it came off a rocket launched by Elon Musk’s rocket designer and manufacturer. “It is a ‘rocket hardware’,” said Chief Ranger Boone Vandzura of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore in an email to the Observer. “It’s being handled appropriately.” For the second […]