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  • Former firefighter uses comedy to cope with tragedy

    Former firefighter uses comedy to cope with tragedy

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-07-27 15:56:09 GMT
    Comedian Travis Howze turned to comedy as a way to cope after losing nine of his fellow firefighters in a fire in 2007.Comedian Travis Howze turned to comedy as a way to cope after losing nine of his fellow firefighters in a fire in 2007.
    Comedian Travis Howze turned to comedy as a way to cope after losing nine of his fellow firefighters in a fire in 2007.
    Comedian Travis Howze turned to comedy as a way to cope after losing nine of his fellow firefighters in a fire in 2007.
  • Clayton Youth Theater prepping for opening night

    Clayton Youth Theater prepping for opening night

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:45:35 GMT
    The Clayton Youth Theater held a full dress rehearsal for its performance of Elton John’s “Aida.”The Clayton Youth Theater held a full dress rehearsal for its performance of Elton John’s “Aida.”
    Some Johnston County teenagers channeled their inner Broadway Thursday night.
    Some Johnston County teenagers channeled their inner Broadway Thursday night.
  • Man stabbed to death in downtown Clayton

    Man stabbed to death in downtown Clayton

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:07:00 GMT
    Police arrested a man in connection with a fatal stabbing Saturday night in Clayton.
    Police arrested a man in connection with a fatal stabbing Saturday night in Clayton.
  • Thieves steal $2,000 worth of jewelry from Clayton pawn shop

    Thieves steal $2,000 worth of jewelry from Clayton pawn shop

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-07-17 13:51:55 GMT
    The Clayton Police Department needs help locating two suspects wanted in connection with stealing $2,000 worth of jewelry from a local pawn shop.
    The Clayton Police Department needs help locating two suspects wanted in connection with stealing $2,000 worth of jewelry from a local pawn shop.
  • Clayton woman, 86, dies after car runs light, hits ditch

    Clayton woman, 86, dies after car runs light, hits ditch

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-07-16 20:30:04 GMT
    Ruby Lee Walters of 303 Dairy Road was a passenger in a car driven by 67-year-old Sandra Lee Culhane, also of 303 Dairy Road.
    Ruby Lee Walters of 303 Dairy Road was a passenger in a car driven by 67-year-old Sandra Lee Culhane, also of 303 Dairy Road.
  • Apex teen dies from injuries sustained in July 5 crash

    Apex teen dies from injuries sustained in July 5 crash

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-07-15 02:40:05 GMT
    Police say a 13-year-old boy from Apex died Monday after being involved in a crash earlier this month in Wilson's Mills.
    Police say a 13-year-old boy from Apex died Monday after being involved in a crash earlier this month in Wilson's Mills.
  • Jailed Benson pastor too sick to stay in jail, family says

    Jailed Benson pastor too sick to stay in jail, family says

    Monday, July 14 2014 5:59 AM EDT2014-07-14 09:59:06 GMT
    Pastor Jose Armando, 48, is facing deportation. His family claims the case against him is a misunderstanding.Pastor Jose Armando, 48, is facing deportation. His family claims the case against him is a misunderstanding.
    Relatives of an undocumented church pastor in Benson, who is facing deportation, say he is took sick to stay in jail.Jose Armando was taken away by immigration officials in June. The 48-year-old Honduras native, who is in the United States illegally, was diagnosed with diabetes while incarcerated and his family says he had to have a toe amputated.Federal prosecutors accused Armando of making false statements when he applied for a temporary work permit in 2010. Prosecutors said he lied about a...
    Relatives of an undocumented church pastor in Benson, who is facing deportation, say he is took sick to stay in jail.Jose Armando was taken away by immigration officials in June. The 48-year-old Honduras native, who is in the United States illegally, was diagnosed with diabetes while incarcerated and his family says he had to have a toe amputated.Federal prosecutors accused Armando of making false statements when he applied for a temporary work permit in 2010. Prosecutors said he lied about a...
  • Asian restaurant owners targeted in robberies, home invasions

    Asian restaurant owners targeted in robberies, home invasions

    Friday, July 11 2014 5:59 AM EDT2014-07-11 09:59:17 GMT
    The owner of New Jumbo China was followed home, robbed and pistol whipped.The owner of New Jumbo China was followed home, robbed and pistol whipped.
    Crooks behind a string of robberies and violent home invasions in eastern North Carolina are targeting the owners of Asian restaurants, according to the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol Firearms and Explosives.
    Crooks behind a string of robberies and violent home invasions in eastern North Carolina are targeting the owners of Asian restaurants, according to the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol Firearms and Explosives.
  • Johnston Co. deputies arrest Middlesex man in double shooting

    Johnston Co. deputies arrest Middlesex man in double shooting

    Sunday, January 12 2014 11:41 AM EST2014-01-12 16:41:15 GMT
    A Middlesex man was arrested and charged in connection with a double shooting Saturday that left one man dead and another injured.
    A Middlesex man was arrested and charged in connection with a double shooting Saturday that left one man dead and another injured.
  • Franklin County accident causes lane closures on Brooks Mill Road

    State Trooper injured in accident on Brooks Mill Road

    State Trooper injured in accident on Brooks Mill Road

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:31 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:31:25 GMT
    State Police confirm that a trooper was involved in a crash Tuesday night.
    State Police confirm that a trooper was involved in a crash Tuesday night.
  • Fugitive sex offender captured in Roanoke

    Fugitive sex offender captured in Roanoke

    Fugitive sex offender captured in Roanoke

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:41 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:41:44 GMT
    ROANOKE (WSLS) - A man wanted for sex crimes against a minor was captured in Roanoke during a traffic stop.
    ROANOKE (WSLS) - A man wanted for sex crimes against a minor was captured in Roanoke during a traffic stop.
  • Roanoke Police investigate shots fired incident

    Roanoke Police investigate shots fired incident

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:37:03 GMT
    On July 29, 2014 at 6:08 p.m. Roanoke Police were dispatched to the 1200 block of Orange Avenue NE to investigate a shots fired call. Immediately upon arrival officers detained several subjects believed to have been involved in the incident. The preliminary investigation suggests the individuals involved were traveling in two different vehicles on Hollins Road when at least one of the occupants in one of the vehicles starting shooting at the other vehicle. The vehicles separated briefly and t...
    On July 29, 2014 at 6:08 p.m. Roanoke Police were dispatched to the 1200 block of Orange Avenue NE to investigate a shots fired call. Immediately upon arrival officers detained several subjects believed to have been involved in the incident. The preliminary investigation suggests the individuals involved were traveling in two different vehicles on Hollins Road when at least one of the occupants in one of the vehicles starting shooting at the other vehicle. The vehicles separated briefly and t...
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