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  • Westchester Drive reopened after crash with power pole in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A car crash involving a power pole left Westchester Drive closed Monday morning in High Point, according to police. A car was turning left from Whittier Avenue onto Westchester when it collided with another car and hit a City of High Point power pole. The road was closed between Phillips Avenue and Burton Avenue in both directions. The road has since reopened.

  • 2 men arrested after Confederate statue protest in Raleigh

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Two men were arrested following a protest against confederate monuments in Raleigh, WTVD reports. The protest happened Sunday morning in downtown Raleigh at the Women of the Confederacy statue. The protesters held up signs and put white cloths over the statue. Police arrested Jody Anderson and Enzo Niebuhr. Both face charges of defacing a public building or statue.

  • 8 confirmed tornadoes hit North Carolina on Friday, NWS reports

    ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — Winds reached as high as 95 to 100 mph as a tornado hit Nash County and cut through into Halifax County Friday, according to the National Weather Service. At about 6:08 p.m., the EF-1 tornado formed northwest of Rocky Mount, driving about 12.4 miles before lifting at 6:19 p.m. This was the the longest of four surveyed tornadoes to appear in North Carolina Friday, both in terms of distance and time, and one of eight tornadoes […]

  • Inmate accused of raping, beating woman in prison bathroom

    JASPER COUNTY, S.C. — A South Carolina inmate is accused of raping, beating and threatening to kill a woman in a detention center bathroom, WYFF reports. The woman was in a bathroom in the commissary area of Ridgeland Correctional Institute when 34-year-old Ahmad Rashad Bonds came in. The woman said Bonds told her to do what he wanted and he wouldn’t hurt her. He then allegedly raped, beat and threatened to kill her. The woman was later able to identify Bonds […]

  • Fort Bragg soldier dies while skydiving in Oak Island

    OAK ISLAND, N.C. — Sgt. 1st Class Justin Goff of the United States Army died in a skydiving accident at the Cape Fear Regional Jetport Sunday morning, WTVD reports. Officers responded to a skydiving accident call around 10:45 a.m. When they got there, Goff was pronounced dead at the scene. Goff was reported to have been from Florida and he was stationed at Fort Bragg. Authorities said Goff was on a recreational skydiving trip and his death was an accident.

  • Mount Airy man shoots two children after ‘road rage’ incident, authorities say

    MOUNT AIRY, N.C. — A Mount Airy man was arrested after authorities say he shot another man’s two children after a “road rage” incident. On Saturday at about 4:10 pm, the Surry County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a reported shooting in the area of East Pine Street and Orchard View Drive in the Flat Rock community of Mount Airy, according to a news release. Two injured children were taken to Northern Hospital of Surry County by their father, […]

  • Firefighters battle Easter Sunday blaze on Oak Ridge Drive in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Firefighters battled a blaze in Winston-Salem on Easter Sunday. The fire happened at a home on Oak Ridge Drive. Eleven fire companies were on scene, 31 firefighters total. The structure was vacant, so no one was displaced and there were no injuries. House fire on b Oak Ridge Drive. Fire attack in progress. #wsfire .119 — Winston-Salem FD (@cityofwsfire) April 21, 2019

  • Missing Burlington teen has been located

    UPDATE: Uryah Kymmel Smith has been located! BURLINGTON, N.C. — Burlington Police are asking the public’s help in locating a missing teenager. On Saturday at approximately 2:30 p.m., Burlington Police were contacted about a missing person. Uryah Kymmel Smith, 16, was last seen in the 400 block of Enoch Street in Burlington on Thursday. Smith was last seen wearing a black shirt and blue jeans. Smith has black hair and is approximately 5’6″, weighing approximately 120 pounds. If you know […]

  • PHOTOS: South Asheville mudslide tears into woman’s home

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A South Asheville woman barely escaped after a mudslide tore through her home Friday night, WLOS reported. “It’s devastating anytime something like that happens,” said Skyland Fire Dept. Battalion Chief Brian Grindstaff. “When our units got up there, they found a house where the basement wall had been pushed in.” A devastating sight for both emergency crews and neighbors. “The house was hit from behind from the slide. It flattened the lower floor, took what was left […]

  • Florida girl, 13, left home on a scooter and hasn’t been seen since

    LUTZ, Fla. — A girl was last seen riding on one of her brother’s scooters, authorities say. Juliana Bach, 13, was last seen around 4:45 p.m. Monday at her family’s home, according to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office. She is 5-foot-10-inches tall, weighs 130 pounds and likely was wearing black shorts and a pink tank top. Bach left the home on a red scooter and hasn’t been seen since. Anyone with information is asked to call the Pasco Sheriff”s Office […]

  • Man killed in officer-involved shooting in Raleigh

    RALEIGH, N.C. — A man was killed in an officer-involved shooting Saturday night, WTVD reported. It happened around 8:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of North Rogers Lane. The address is the location of a shopping center that has several stores, including a Food Lion. Officials say a man was killed during the officer-involved shooting, but no other details have been released. The investigation is ongoing. Major police presence on N Rogers Lane in Raleigh after officer-involved shooting. @ABC11_WTVD— […]

  • Sign tips off speeders that deputies were lying in wait; ‘mystery solved’

    COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. — Collier County sheriff’s set up a speeding stakeout last week but only caught one person. Deputies said on Facebook they had been asked by residents to set up an operation at Golden Gate Estates to catch speeders. After a significant amount of time had passed they were puzzled. Traffic was steady, so why had they identified just one driver who was traveling over the speed limit? As they left the area they spotted this sign about […]

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