Buncombe County, NCfox46.com

North Carolina deputy fired, facing child abuse charges

BUNCOMBE CO., NC (WSPA) – A Buncombe County deputy facing child abuse charges has been fired. According to the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Matthew Lund was charged with four counts of misdemeanor Child Abuse and four counts of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor on July 23. The...
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Asheville, NCFOX Carolina

Asheville police looking for information after car found shot 14 times

ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) - The Asheville Police Department said it is looking for information after deputies find a car shot at 14 times. Officers responded to reports of gunshots on Deaverview Road just after 1 a.m. on July 24. Upon arrival, officers found a car with 14 bullet holes in it caused from a possible .223 rifle. No shell casings were found and no one was shot.
Asheville, NCFOX Carolina

Police search for man after homeowner finds him inside home with stolen items

ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) - Police are looking for a man who broke into a home, fought the homeowner, and left the scene, according to the Asheville Police Department. The department said just before 9 p.m. on Saturday, a homeowner came home and found 18-year-old Nathan Thomas Miller inside with a bag full of stolen items. The owner approached Miller and the two got into a short fight. Miller then fled on foot before officers arrived.
Candler, NCWLOS.com

Buncombe County authorities investigating homicide in Candler

CANDLER, N.C. (WLOS) — The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office has opened a homicide investigation into a shooting death that took place on Davis Drive in Candler shortly after midnight on July 26th. Joshua Silvers, age 27, was shot and killed outside the residence. The Sheriff’s Office Major Case Unit is...
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Candler, NCFOX Carolina

Buncombe Co. deputies investigate deadly shooting from overnight

CANDLER, NC (FOX Carolina) - Deputies with Buncombe County Sheriff's Office said a homicide investigation has opened up after a deadly shooting took place overnight. The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting homicide in Candler that happened overnight. Deputies said 27-year-old Joshua Silvers was shot and killed outside...
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WLOS — A manhunt is underway in Western North Carolina and Tennessee. Authorities say they are looking for Larry Hipps. Hipps is charged with assaulting a Mars Hill Police Officer and then stealing his vehicle. Deputies say you should not approach him. The District Attorney in Buncombe County is dropping...
Asheville, NCwspa.com

Asheville Police seek info on car shot 14 times

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) – Asheville Police are asking the public for help investigating a shooting on Saturday. After reports of gunshots on Deaverview Road, officers responded and located a car that had 14 bullet holes at about 1:05 a.m., according to Asheville Police. The bullet holes are possibly from a...
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Mexican Family Kicked Out Of Public Pool For Playing Spanish-Language Music

Yet again a viral TikTok is showing the all too real struggle that many Latinx folks know all too well – especially when it comes to the frequent racist and verbal attacks in shared spaces simply for speaking Spanish. That’s exactly what was caught on camera in North Carolina as a Mexican family simply enjoying their day at a public pool at Flex Fitness and Recreation Center in Hendersonville, NC suddenly found their day was cut short when they were kicked out for playing Spanish-language music.
Asheville, NCAdWeek

Former St. Louis Meteorologist Hired in North Carolina

Meghan Danahey has joined Asheville, N.C. ABC affiliate WLOS as weekend morning meteorologist and reporter. Danahey last worked at KMOV in St. Louis. She filed a sex and age discrimination lawsuit against the station owner, Meredith Corporation of Iowa, in January. “It’s OFFICIAL! Passing off the weather clicker to Meghan...
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Asheville, NCMountain Xpress

Asheville Police seek help in locating suspect Nathan Thomas Miller

Asheville, NC (July 26, 2021): When a homeowner returned to his home, he found Nathan Thomas Miller had broken into his home and was still inside with a bag full of items he intended to steal. The owner approached Miller and a short fight occurred. Miller fled on foot before officers arrived. This happened at approximately 8:50 p.m. on July 24.
Candler, NCwspa.com

Deputies investigate deadly shooting on Davis Dr. in Candler

CANDLER, N.C. (WSPA) – Deputies are investigating a homicide in Candler. The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office has opened a homicide investigation into a shooting death that took place on Davis Drive in Candler shortly after midnight on July 26. Joshua Silvers, 27, was shot and killed outside the residence, deputies said.
Candler, NCmy40.tv

Man shot dead outside Candler home, deputies say

CANDLER, N.C. (WLOS) — The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office has opened a homicide investigation into a shooting death that took place on Davis Drive in Candler shortly after midnight on July 26th. Joshua Silvers, age 27, was shot and killed outside the residence. The Sheriff’s Office Major Case Unit is...
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