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  • Flooding caused by storm closes NC 12 in Outer Banks, officials say

    North Carolina Highway 12 will be reopened when transportation officials determine it is safe, according to a statement from the N.C. Department of Transportation. Starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, the NCDOT closed N.C. 12 from the Marc Basnight Bridge to Rodanthe, WRAL reports. Heavy rain and fierce wind created dangerous conditions for travelers on the coast. The storm also caused ferry routes to be suspended Saturday morning, and the suspension carries into Sunday. NCDOT officials were working Sunday morning after […]

  • Young woman with incurable cancer raises thousands to buy therapy dog for hospital where she was treated

    HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — After being diagnosed with cancer last November, Kylie Schwartz has been giving back to her community, KMGH reports. “The community has meant everything for us,” Schwartz said. Schwartz, 23, previously had a rare pediatric cancer that required months of treatment, chemotherapy and radiation. Luckily, it went away only to come back worse. “Nov. 13 was my actual diagnosis of stage four Alveolar Myer Sarcoma,” Schwartz said. “I do have a new tumor…they have deemed me incurable at […]

  • Person shot in Greensboro, taken to hospital, police say

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A person was shot in Greensboro Saturday night, according to a Greensboro Police Department news release. At 10:50 p.m., police responded to an aggravated assault and a report of shots fired on the 1800 block of McKnight Mill Road. Officers say a victim was found who had been shot. The victim was taken to the hospital and is reportedly in stable condition. No suspect information is available at this time. No arrests have been made. The investigation […]

  • Infant left covered in bruises at unlicensed day care

    NEWARK, N.J. — An infant girl had bruises and scrapes on her body after coming home from a New Jersey day care, WCBS reports. Anari Ormond, the mother of 6-month-old Zuri Ormond, says she got a message Tuesday from the owner of J & A Nursery. Ormond says the message told her that Zuri was left unattended around a 2-year-old who bit her in the stomach. When she got to the day care, she saw a different story. “Went upstairs […]

  • Two university professors arrested, accused of making meth

    Arkadelphia, Ark. — Police arrest two Henderson State University professors who are accused of cooking methamphetamine, KATV reports. Students can’t help but draw similarities between Breaking Bad’s Walter White and HSU’s Bateman and Rowland. “It was crazy. Everybody made it into Breaking Bad, the TV show,” said Carolina Rice and Madison Edwards, two freshmen at the university. The university says both professors were placed on administrative leave in October just three days after the Reynolds Science Center closed on a report […]

  • Man dies in Winston-Salem crash after being thrown off dirt bike, police say

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man died after he crashed and was thrown off a dirt bike in Winston-Salem Sunday, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release. Christopher Austin Lackey, 20, of Winston-Salem, was found dead next to his a Kawasaki dirt bike in the front yard of 2251 Briar Glen Road around 6:52 a.m. Lackey was going west on Briar Glen Road when he hit a light pole around a curve and was thrown from the dirt bike. He […]

  • Guilford County firefighters, paramedics holding food drive

    Guilford County firefighters and paramedics are holding food drives tomorrow and next weekend. They are accepting non-perishable food items. Around 30-40 people donated Saturday. If you want to donate tomorrow, you can go to the Palladium Walmart at 4102 Precision Way, High Point, NC 27265 and the Food Lion in Whitsett on 6307 Burlington Road. Officials will be accepting donations from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. If you’re not sure what to bring, click here for a list.  If you […]

  • 5 dead, including 3 children after shooting in California, police say

    SAN DIEGO — Five people were shot and killed in San Diego on Saturday, police say, KSWB-TV reports. Three boys, ages 9, 5 and 3, were killed. A 31-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman were also killed in the shooting, according to the San Diego Police Department. An 11-year-old is in surgery after being wounded in the shooting. Police got a call at about 6:49 a.m. The dispatcher heard arguing in the background, but there was no communication during the […]

  • Person hit by car in Greensboro, police say

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A person was hit by a car in Greensboro Saturday afternoon, according to Greensboro police. Officers were called at around 4:41 p.m. to 3016 Randleman Road when the person was reportedly hit. EMS is on the scene treating the person. The injuries are non-life threatening, police say. This is a developing story.

  • Businesses, multiple locations in Winston-Salem vandalized with celebrity-themed graffiti

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Busineses and multiple locations in Winston-Salem were vandalized Friday around midnight, police say. Someone spray-painted a message on the WestEnd Cafe near the corner of Fourth Street and Brookstown Avenue. The graffiti partially reads “Blue Ivy is a boy…” and includes a graphic following sentence. Blue Ivy is the daughter of Beyonce and Jay-Z. It is unclear why whoever spray-painted the WestEnd Cafe mentioned her. Several blocks down on Fourth Street, graffiti was painted on canvas and […]

  • Victim killed in Jamestown; deputies investigating as homicide

    JAMESTOWN, N.C. — A female victim was found dead in Jamestown Saturday morning and Guilford County deputies are investigating the death as a homicide, according to a Guilford County Sheriff’s Office news release. On Saturday, around 1:30 a.m., deputies and Guilford County EMS responded to a report of a person who they were told was suicidal at a home in the 400 block of Tangle Drive in Jamestown. The person was given medical attention after officials arrived. During the initial […]

  • Paralyzed dog finds new way to get around thanks to wheelchair donation

    WAUSAU, Wis. — A dog surrendered to a humane society in Wisconsin is showing absolute resilience with her new way to get around, WSAW reports. Kira is a 6-month-old German Shepherd mix, but she’s no ordinary pup. “Both of her back legs were paralyzed,” said Lisa Leitermann with the Humane Society of Marathon County. Kira’s injuries were caused by her previous owner, who’s been referred for animal mistreatment charges. “Having a paralyzed dog in a shelter setting is not ideal,” […]

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