ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff's deputy who was shot during a traffic stop on Interstate 95 has been released from the hospital.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff’s deputy was shot during a traffic stop on Interstate 95 by a suspect was also shot and wounded, a sheriff said Thursday.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say that a person has suffered a gunshot wound following a police-involved shooting in Rocky Mount.
ROCKY MONT, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in North Carolina say a man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for robbing a pizza delivery driver at gunpoint.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The relocation of the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles headquarters from Raleigh to Rocky Mount is almost complete.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — The board of directors of Golden LEAF Foundation has awarded more than $2.4 million in funding to support a variety of efforts in four North Carolina counties.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in North Carolina who was seriously injured in a Thanksgiving car crash has died in the hospital.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say they are investigating the death of a 65-year-old man who suffered multiple stab wounds.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina starting linebacker Sherrod Greene will miss at least the next four-to-six weeks with a fractured hip.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina city of Rocky Mount has approved the removal of a Confederate statue that has stood for more than a century.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — The Rocky Mount City Council in North Carolina has voted to remove a Confederate monument from a city park.
The 6-1 vote during Tuesday night's budget meeting was...
WILSON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man stole and beat a dog named Tigger, stabbed it to death and used a chain saw to cut in half, authorities said.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Danny Talbott, a two-sport athlete at the University of North Carolina and member of the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, has died after a long battle with cancer. He...
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — A highway marker in North Carolina honoring a Native American Olympic gold medalist has gone missing, officials say.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — The incoming mayor of a North Carolina city is pushing the idea of televised city council meetings.
The Rocky Mount Telegram reports Mayor-elect Sandy Roberson is...
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina are working to find out who shot four people outside a private party.
Rocky Mount police say it happened late Sunday in the parking lot of a...
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina say they responded to a call of a possible crop theft to find a suspect stuck in the middle of a field trying to haul off a truckload...
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — The Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce and the Carolinas Gateway Partnership are going to roll out the red carpet for state Division of Motor Vehicles employees in...
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — The Golden LEAF Foundation board of directors is searching for a new president after its previous leader accepted a position as interim chancellor of East Carolina...
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Authorities believe two people were aboard a single-engine plane whose wings were found in a North Carolina county.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Three North Carolina deputies who killed a man in February have been cleared of wrongdoing.
The Rocky Mount Telegram reports District Attorney Robert Evans announced...
EDGEMOOR, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say a North Carolina man who was hit by three cars on Interstate 495 has died.
Police said in a news release that 77-year-old Robert Slade of...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's top elected officials signed off on Tuesday to move the state Division of Motor Vehicles headquarters from Raleigh to Rocky Mount by next year, a decision...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles employee says she and others shouldn't be forced to choose between work and family if DMV headquarters moves from Raleigh to Rocky Mount.
Nicole Hunter spoke Tuesday at a House committee examining plans to relocate the headquarters and potentially 400 positions. A law ordered DMV to leave its aging property in 2020 and seek leased property elsewhere. Rocky Mount space was the lowest bid. The Council of State still must finalize it.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman is accused by federal prosecutors of making fraudulent claims to secure disaster relief funds.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced in a news release Wednesday that 50-year-old Sheila Ruffin of Rocky Mount is charged with 15 counts of disaster fraud related to Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's top statewide elected officials have put off deciding whether the Division of Motor Vehicles headquarters should be moved 50 miles from the capital.
A proposed DMV lease for some Rocky Mount property had been on Tuesday's agenda of the Council of State — comprised of Gov. Roy Cooper, Lt. Gov Dan Forest and other elected leaders.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Division of Motor Vehicles plans to move its headquarters — and hundreds of workers — an hour away from its longtime home in the heart of the state's capital city.
The News & Observer reports the DMV is seeking permission from the Council of State to sign a 15-year lease in Rocky Mount.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Police have arrested four teenagers in connection with one of three shooting deaths in a North Carolina town last weekend.
News sources report Rocky Mount police said 18-year-olds Tracy Lamont Collins Jr. and Khalil Jywon Davis, along with a 17-year-old and a 15-year-old, have been arrested for the Jan. 6 shooting death of 20-year-old Mikel Sheridan.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has flown two crew members from a cruise ship after they suffered burns during an accident in the engine room.
The Coast Guard said in news release that the incident occurred Monday aboard the Norwegian Escape. The ship was about 24 miles from North Carolina's coast.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Police have arrested two men in connection with a fatal shooting at a North Carolina bingo hall.
Rocky Mount police tell news outlets 23-year-old Torrin Thomas and 19-year-old Armun Dozier were arrested Tuesday with the help of the U.S. Marshals Service.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — A sheriff's office in North Carolina says a 1-year-old girl has died from injuries sustained when she was attacked by her family's dog.
News outlets report the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office was told last week that a 6-year-old pit bull-mix was "slinging the child around in its mouth." The sheriff's office said Monday that Triniti Harrell has since died.
LEGGETT, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say three suspects are now facing charges in connection with the shooting deaths of the mayor of a small North Carolina town and his wife.
The Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Saturday afternoon that detectives have arrested Dakeithia Nesha Andrews of Rocky Mount on a charge of conspiracy robbery with a dangerous weapon.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — One North Carolina city is awaiting a report about a series of community meetings before deciding if anything should be done with a Confederate monument.
Rocky Mount Mayor David Combs says the series of meetings allowed the city to get ideas and reactions from all groups.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a mother and her 9-year-old daughter have been electrocuted after a heating and air-conditioning unit at a motel apparently sent a jolt of electricity through their bodies as they attempted to exit the room.
Rocky Mount police Cpl. Brad Summerlin says Kendra Pittman and her daughter died Monday. Investigators say Pittman and her three children lived at Economy Inn Hotel and Suites.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina father has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 2-year-old son.
News outlets reported Tuesday that 23-year-old Kahlid Mohammed Whitehead was arrested and charged this week. A Rocky Mount Police Department release says officers responded to a report of a deceased person Sunday morning. It says they found the toddler dead at the scene.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina police officer was injured when a man he tried to arrest drove off during a traffic stop and dragged the officer along.
Rocky Mount police told media outlets 21-year-old KaShard Raheem Howell of Nashville was stopped Wednesday by officers and Nash County sheriff's deputies. Howell was wanted for probation violations.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — CSX Corp. is back on track with plans to build a North Carolina rail cargo hub near the Virginia state line two years after the freight railroad company announced plans and seven months after reassessing them.
KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina family announced Tuesday it has reached a settlement in a lawsuit involving a near-drowning almost four years ago.
News outlets report the family of Jaekwon Williams announced at the Lenoir County Courthouse that a Superior Court judge approved a settlement in a lawsuit brought against the city of Kinston, a local water park and the city of Rocky Mount.
Officials said insurance carriers for Kinston paid $10 million, and more than $2.6 million for Rocky Mount.
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former guard at the federal prison in Atlanta has admitted taking bribes in exchange for smuggling tobacco into the prison.
The U.S. attorney's office in Atlanta said in a news release that 40-year-old Melvin Thomas of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, pleaded guilty Tuesday.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — An Amtrak train carrying automobiles and passengers derailed in North Carolina, but officials say there were no injuries.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Three people have been arrested and charged with stealing kitchen appliances from empty homes in North Carolina.
The Rocky Mount Telegram reports home owners are real estate agents are being warned to be careful when posting photos of homes for sale.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — A multi-agency operation has yielded the arrests of eight documented gang members in a drug bust in North Carolina.
Edgecombe County Sheriff Clee Atkinson told news outlets the Tar River Regional Drug Task Force executed a search warrant on a Rocky Mount home Tuesday, seizing 520 bags of heroin, nearly $14,000 cash, three handguns and crack cocaine. Atkinson said the men arrested are part of the Sex Money Murder street gang, a subset of the Bloods.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say they were able to get mental help for a student who threatened to bring a BB gun to a high school so a police officer would kill him.
Edgecombe County Sheriff's Detective E. W. Muse Jr. says the teen posted on Facebook earlier this month he wanted the officer at SouthWest Edgecombe High School to kill him.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a minimum custody inmate at a North Carolina prison has been recaptured.
A news release from the N.C. Department of Public Safety says 24-year-old Clayton Campbell was captured without incident in Rocky Mount just after midnight on Friday.
Officials say Campbell escaped from an outside work assignment at the Caledonia unit on Thursday.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — A Democratic state senator known for vocal opposition to Republican policies at the North Carolina legislature won't seek re-election this year because of redistricting.
Sen. Angela Bryant of Rocky Mount announced her decision Monday as candidate filing opened. Bryant joined the General Assembly in 2007, serving six years in the House before going to the Senate.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina man who tried to run off with $20,000 worth of jewelry from a New Jersey mall store was captured by two police officers who happened to be eating lunch nearby.
Police say 19-year-old Shawn Nelson, of Rocky Mount, was trying on jewelry at the Newport Centre mall in Jersey City on Tuesday when he ran off with chains still around his neck.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Highway Patrol has charged a woman in the death of a man after a traffic accident.
WITN-TV in Greenville reports the patrol said 43-year-old Leila Faranesh of Greenville is charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle in a wreck on U.S. 264 east of Bailey on Thursday.
According to troopers, the car Faranesh was driving ran off the road before it side-swiped another vehicle, which overturned and killed 46-year-old Ricky Stewart of Holly Springs.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina say an employee at a store pulled out a gun and fired shots at a gunman as he fled.
WITN-TV in Greenville reports Nash County sheriff's deputies say the Nashville store was held up late Monday night by a person who demanded money from the cash register.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Police say the killing of a 40-year-old man in North Carolina was an act of domestic violence.
Rocky Mount Police said they were called to a home around 3:45 a.m. Friday and found Toby Harrison shot to death.
Authorities released few details beyond blaming domestic violence for the killing.