Second Woman Dead in Tent Due to Cold. Advocates Call for Real Solutions.Bass Media -Washington DCNewsBreak Contributor
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Woman airlifted after car splits in half in I-95 crash in Halifax County; seatbelt likely saved life, trooper says
WELDON, N.C. (WNCN) — A woman’s seatbelt likely saved her life in a crash that split her car in half on Interstate 95 in Halifax County on Sunday afternoon, officials said. The wreck happened just after 1 p.m. along I-95 south at mile marker 165 near N.C. 903,...
Man faces drug, gun charges after home in Little Raleigh area searched
A man is facing drug charges and firearms-related charges after Rocky Mount police searched his home Feb. 16. Police said the search was part of an investigation into a shooting that occurred more than two months ago. Kelvis Marshall, 32, is jailed in the Nash County Detention Center and is charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver a controlled substance, maintaining a vehicle, dwelling or place for storing...
Second Woman Dead in Tent Due to Cold. Advocates Call for Real Solutions.
National : A second woman has been found deceased in a tent this year in the DC region. Homeles advocates say they are outraged and heart broken the Federal government is providing luxury accomodations while citizens are freezing to death in cold weather. J.M El-Amin, who work to assist the homeless said," The time for real solutions to homelessness has come and passed."
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in Rocky Mount, NC?
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near rocky mount.
Woman with fake ID wanted after $4,000 scam effort at North Carolina bank, police say
ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (WNCN) — Police in a Halifax County town say they are looking for a woman who tried to scam $4,000 from a bank account in Roanoke Rapids nearly two weeks ago. In a news release Monday, police said the woman entered a bank around noon on Feb. 7 on East 10th Street […]
Arrest made in Rocky Mount convenience store robberies
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) - Rocky Mount police say that they have made an arrest in a string of three convenience store robberies that happened over the last week. According to police in Rocky Mount, 63-year-old Duane James was arrested on February 20th for robberies that happened at the Circle K on Sunset Avenue on February 16, the Circle K on Wesleyan Boulevard on February 17, and the Speedway store on Wesleyan Boulevard on February 19th.
Man shot multiple times found in car in Rocky Mount; no suspect arrested
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) — A man is in the hospital after a Monday night shooting and a search is on for who was responsible, according to Rocky Mount police. Around 9:21 p.m. Monday, police responded to the 500 block of Cascade Avenue for a shooting. They found Octavious Dickens, 35, in a car suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Police helped Dickens until EMS crews arrived, police said.
Halifax County, NC High School Girls Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 21
We have high school basketball action in Halifax County, North Carolina today, and info on how to watch these matchups is available right here. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Halifax County, North Carolina High...
Police investigate shooting in South Rocky Mount
Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the person responsible for someone getting shot earlier this week in the South Rocky Mount area. The shooting victim was in stable condition at ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville after having been found in a vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, police said on Tuesday. Officers responded to the scene Monday morning in response to a call about a shooting...
Man arrested for 2022 kidnapping, assault during traffic stop in Enfield, police say
ENFIELD, N.C. (WNCN) — A man is facing several charges including kidnapping and assault after he and another man were arrested during a traffic stop, according to the Enfield Police Department. On Sunday, officers said they pulled over a vehicle in the area of Bell Street and Dr. Martin...
'We don't have enough people to get the work done:' Rural courts struggle with long wait times, lack of resources
On the outside, the Halifax County Courthouse is a fast-moving place. It can be hard to find a parking spot, and a line is often outside the door to get through security. But once inside the courtroom, things slow down. Justice Ausby has experienced it firsthand. "You gotta have patience....
DO YOU KNOW ME? Rocky Mount police ask for help identifying shoplifting suspect
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) - Police in Rocky Mount are asking the public for help identifying a woman they say stole from an Englewood area store. According to police, the woman in the picture stole from the Small Shops Mall on Sunset Avenue today shortly after noon. If you have...
Reporter injured in bike accident
A Telegram reporter was taken to UNC Health Nash with multiple injuries after a collision Thursday afternoon at a downtown intersection involving the bicycle he was riding and a Rocky Mount High School bus, police said. David Cruz, 64, was traveling north on South Grace Street at the time of the wreck. Police said Cruz ran a red light at the traffic control signal at Grace and Sunset Avenue. The driver of the bus was crossing Grace from Sunset when the collision occurred, police said. Officers said a student had been aboard the bus, but neither the student nor the driver were injured. An investigation is continuing, police said. Cruz was airlifted to ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville, where he is being treated for the injuries he sustained during the accident. He is listed in stable condition.
‘Life or death decision’: Armed teen gives up gun only after relative’s last-second warning, Scotland Neck police say
SCOTLAND NECK, N.C. (WNCN) — An armed man seen lurking in a Halifax County town was arrested while carrying a concealed gun — and is now being held without bond, police say. The incident happened Sunday in the area of 16th Street and Roanoke Street in Scotland Neck,...
Rocky Mount man sentenced to more than 7 years in federal prison
NASH COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A Rocky Mount man with a history of felony convictions has been sentenced to more than 7 years in federal prison. According to deputies with the Nash County Sheriff’s Office, 40-year-old Aaron Wiggins of Rocky Mount was sentenced to 7 years and 9 months in federal prison on February 9th after pleading guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Thousands of Fentanyl pills found; 2 arrested for drug trafficking, Nashville police say
NASHVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Two men have been arrested for drug trafficking after thousands of Fentanyl pills were found in their vehicle, the Town of Nashville Police Department said. In a news release Monday, officers said Joshua Jamaar Vines and Omar Concepcion Cardenas were arrested Oct. 25, 2023. At...
Littleton Library staff goes all out during annual Patron Appreciation Day
The Littleton Library staff and Friends of the Library members reciprocated the love and support received from patrons during the Feb. 13 Littleton Library Patron Appreciation Day. Submarine sandwiches, Buffalo Chicken dip, and other refreshments were enough to draw several people to the library’s 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. event....
Today the gas price is close to $3.19 in Enfield as of 2024-02-18. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.279, a week ago the price is $3.189 , according to AAA.
RRPD seeks info on attempted bank fraud
Roanoke Rapids police Chief Shane Guyant reported that on February 7 around noon a woman entered a bank on East Tenth Street and attempted to withdraw $4,000 from an account. The bank teller became suspicious and had another teller call the account owner. The account owner was called and confirmed...
3 People Killed, 3 Injured on 'Dead Man's Curve' in Edgecombe County, NC
In an accident that happened in Edgecombe County, NC on Saturday night, three people died and three more were injured. The collision occurred close to Kingsboro Road on US 64 Alt. When the crash occurred, a Saturn and a Dodge pickup truck were traveling on US 64 Alt., according to officials. At the site, three people were declared dead. According to officials, two people were sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, and one person was airlifted.