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Recent articles by Justyn:

HILARIOUS VIDEO: NC elementary schoolers react after teacher disappears from video call

Kids are celebrating the end of their first full year of in-person learning since the pandemic stranded schools in the virtual world. → Read More

Which fireworks are legal in NC, and can I bring them to or from VA or SC?

If you’re hoping to celebrate Independence Day with a bang, keep in mind that some could blast you into some legal trouble. → Read More

Teen, man arrested, accused of shooting at NC child

On one afternoon this week, people inside a car fired several rounds at a child. Gunfire struck a nearby occupied home. → Read More

Woman charged in deadly shooting at NC sweepstakes parlor, police say

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A woman was charged on Thursday in connection to a fatal shooting in Winston-Salem earlier this month, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release. Tjwana Jean Baldwin, 41, of Winston-Salem, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Arthur Little, 52, of Winston-Salem. She is currently being held at […] → Read More

Man killed, another injured after dispute inside NC sweepstakes parlor, police say

The daytime shooting happened at the Fish Hut Arcade Wednesday. → Read More

LIST: Missing Persons in North Carolina

Law enforcement throughout our state work continuously to solve missing persons cases. → Read More

Suspect posted on social media after deadly NC school shooting, warrants say

In court, the suspect’s attorney said the shooting was the result of a personal dispute. → Read More

19-year-old dies after 1 week in NC jail; sheriff’s office launches investigation

“Again, any loss of life is a loss to our community. We extend our heartfelt prayers and condolences to the family,” said Sheriff Bobby F. Kimbrough, Jr. → Read More

NC man mugged woman for keys then stole her car, deputies say

The man was later caught when the woman’s 1998 Oldsmobile broke down, deputies said. → Read More

At least 3 taken to hospital after 3-vehicle NC crash

Fire Capt. Daniel Everhart said that three or four patients were taken to the hospital. → Read More

2 dead, 3 seriously injured after SUV drives into oncoming traffic on I-40

Two passengers in the SUV died and the other two were seriously injured. The driver they hit was also seriously injured. → Read More

NC man wanted on 14 warrants arrested after multi-county chase, deputies say

onathan Luke Edwards, 30, was reportedly wanted on 14 warrants ranging from vehicle theft, possession firearms as a felon, assaulting government officials, and felony fleeing arrest. → Read More

Durham woman slams vehicle into Greensboro diner, causes $16,000 in damage: police

Police said a Durham woman was driving her vehicle and swerved to avoid hitting a Jeep and ended up slamming into the patio of Scrambled Southern Diner. → Read More

NC firefighter’s home destroyed in blaze; fire station calls on community to help

The fire was under control within half an hour, but the home was destroyed. → Read More

NC man dies after he’s knocked to ground during fight; suspect now charged with murder

James Christopher King, 73, was in an argument while standing in the driveway of his home. → Read More

Threat of explosion, smoke risk remain at Winston-Salem fertilizer plant fire

Anyone who has respiratory issues is urged to stay inside. → Read More

NC murder suspect subdued by victim’s relative after deadly shooting, police say

Police believe that Luis Enrique Javier, 29, had been arguing with Jose Angel Castro Marin, 42, over a “female acquaintance” when Javier was shot and killed. → Read More

Renderings show massive 3-story Publix planned for NC city

The store is expected to open in fall 2024. → Read More

Protesters speak out as NC county directs students to use city buses amid school bus driver shortage

The protesters Sunday said they are upset and concerned about the emergency change. → Read More

New details emerge after man found dead, child injured in ‘smoking-related’ fire in NC home

While bringing the fire under control, firefighters found Jim Hardy Cochran, 57, dead in the home. → Read More