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  • Bennett College sues accreditation board, accreditation restored by judge in Atlanta

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Bennett College announced Friday that its accreditation was restored earlier in the day by a federal judge in Atlanta. The court’s decision reflects an agreement reached between the college and the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to preserve the college’s accreditation during legal proceedings, according to a press release from the school. The college has filed a lawsuit against the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to make […]

  • North Carolina sex offender accused of looking at child porn on his phone while at work

    CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. – A North Carolina registered sex offender is in trouble again after deputies said he was looking at child porn on his phone at work. The Shelby Star reported that Charles Eric Bagwell, 56, of Grover, has been charged with 20 counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor. The suspects’ co-workers called law enforcement after suspecting that he was looking at the images on his phone. Bagwell would look at the images and then quickly put […]

  • At least 3 vehicles involved in fatal wreck on 421 South in Guilford County

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – Officials are investigating a fatal crash in Guilford County that backed up traffic on U.S. Route 421 South for a couple miles. At least three cars were involved, including one that was flipped over off the road. Guilford County officials confirmed that at least one person died, but no other details were released. State Highway Patrol, firefighters and emergency responders are on the scene Saturday afternoon at U.S. Route 421 near exit 196. FOX8 is working […]

  • Some roads in Winston-Salem are closed after a tree falls and hits power lines

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Several roads in Winston-Salem are shut down because of a fallen tree. Police said a large tree fell on several utility poles and power lines on Buckingham Road, causing nearly 200 people to lose power. Residents will want to avoid Buckingham Road between South Westview Drive and Bitting Road. The 300 block of Knollwood Street between Greenwich Road and South Bitting Road is also closed. The roads are expected to be closed for several hours.

  • Sex offender accused of trying to use cookies to lure underage girls into van

    PORTERVILLE, Calif. — A sex offender was arrested after allegedly trying to use cookies to lure teens into his van at a public park across the street from a high school in the Central Valley, officials said Friday. KTLA reported that officers made contact with Ronald Gene Thomas, 61, after receiving a 911 call reporting someone bothering juveniles at Veterans Park in Porterville just before 5 p.m. Tuesday, Porterville police said in a news release. The town is in an […]

  • Deputies looking for man accused of stealing 4-wheeler in Randolph County

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. – Deputies in Randolph County are looking for a man accused of stealing a 4-wheeler. Zachary Eugene Stuart, 27, of Denton, faces charges of felony obtaining property under false pretense, felony larceny after breaking/entering, felony breaking and entering and felony possession of a motor vehicle. The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a stolen 4-wheeler Friday in the Lanier Hill Road area of Denton, according to a press release from the sheriff. Deputies said […]

  • Rockslide closes I-40 between North Carolina/Tenn. state line and Asheville; traffic being diverted

    HAYWOOD COUNTY, N.C. — A rockslide has closed Interstate 40 between the Tennessee/North Carolina state line and Asheville and traffic is being diverted to Interstate 26. WLOS reported that the rockslide Friday night closed I-40 at the state line for westbound traffic. Debris was still falling Saturday as geotechnical experts surveyed the mountainside. Cleaning the rockslide on Interstate 40 in Haywood County will require the North Carolina Department of Transportation to keep the interstate closed for about a week for the […]

  • Boy, 6, finds gun at home and shoots his 1-year-old sibling, police say

    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – A 6-year-old boy found a gun at his home and shot his 1-year-old sibling, according to authorities. WCSC reported that it happened at about 9 a.m. Saturday in Charleston as the two siblings were in a room together. The child was taken to a hospital. There is no word on a condition. It remains uncertain if the parents were home at the time or if any charges will be filed.

  • Crews investigate fire in Lexington

    LEXINGTON, N.C. – Authorities are investigating a fire at a building in Lexington on Saturday afternoon. Crews were called to East 13th Avenue at about 12:45 p.m. Nobody was hurt and nobody was in the building at the time. The fire was contained later in the afternoon. There is no word on a cause.

  • Man accused of kidnapping woman after North Carolina shooting, house fire turns himself in

    HICKORY, N.C. — Deputies said the man accused of kidnapping a 22-year-old woman following a shooting and house fire in Catawba County Friday afternoon has turned himself in to authorities. Officials told WSOC that 27-year-old Derek Moser surrendered to authorities just before midnight Friday. He had last been seen in the area of Pinebark Court in Newton. The kidnapping victim, Alexa Marie Cruz, is safe and cooperating with law enforcement officials, according to authorities. Deputies were called to an area along […]

  • South Carolina woman dies after ‘brutal attack’ by her dogs

    GREENVILLE, S.C. — A South Carolina woman died after deputies said she was attacked by her two dogs. WYFF reported that Nancy Cherryl Burgess-Dismuke, 52, was wrestling with her dogs in the front yard of her Greenville home on Thursday when they suddenly became aggressive. “They were trying to kill her,” said neighbor Amber Greer, who witnessed the attack and called 911. “One dog was on one arm eating it, and one was on the other arm eating it.” People […]

  • North Carolina student dies following complications from the flu

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Raleigh student Skyler McCardle died following severe complications from the flu on Friday, according WTVD, citing an online health journal posted by family. McCardle was a student at GRACE Christian School in Raleigh and was diagnosed with the flu last Friday, according to Eric Bradley, GRACE Christian School’s head of school. Bradley linked to Skyler’s CaringBridge online health journal. Skyler was in critical condition at Duke Medical Center following severe complications from the flu resulting in myocarditis – a rare […]

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