HIGH POINT, N.C. (WGHP) — An employee at a Chick-Fil-A location in High Point was the victim of an armed robbery on Thursday night, according to the High Point Police Department. Police came to the Chick-Fil-A location at 3855 John Gordon Lane at 9:45 p.m. on Thursday after getting reports of an armed robbery. Officers [...]
RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Several teens have been arrested in connection to a spate of mailbox thefts. According to the sheriff's office, from June 9 through June 12, they received multiple reports of vandalism and mailbox theft in the areas of Finch Farm Road, Thayer Road and Snyder Country Road in Trinity. As they [...]
GRAHAM, N.C. (WGHP) — An Interstate 85/40 crash shut down the two right lanes of the highway, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). The crash occurred at Mile Marker 147 near Exit 147 for South Main Street on I-85 S/40 W. The closure began at 12:30 p.m. and lasted until around 1:43 [...]
BURLINGTON, N.C. (WGHP) --An Elon man is facing multiple charges after leading deputies on a high-speed chase on Thursday, according to an Alamance County Sheriff's Office news release. At 3 a.m., deputies were told that a silver Dodge Ram pickup truck was reported speeding on West Webb Avenue in Burlington. The truck was reportedly heading [...]
GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) – Although the U.S. Supreme Court has kicked back to states the right to ban abortions, don’t expect an immediate change in North Carolina’s existing law – which polls have suggested voters want to retain. Members of the General Assembly said in the spring that they didn’t expect a push for a [...]
RALEIGH, N.C. (WGHP) — With the Supreme Court striking down the landmark abortion ruling Roe v. Wade, some North Carolinians are planning to take to the streets. On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court kicked back to states the right to ban abortions. North Carolina is not one of the states with trigger laws to ban [...]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal prosecutor says a man who shot at a North Carolina sheriff’s deputy has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on a charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm. U.S. Attorney Michael F. Easley Jr. says Rodriguez Crudup pleaded guilty to the charge in March and [...]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal prosecutor says a North Carolina woman has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for trying to buy firearms on behalf of gang members who she helped sell drugs. U.S. Attorney Michael F. Easley Jr. says Vernisha Suggs of Rocky Mount, who pleaded guilty to multiple charges in [...]
GREENSBORO, N.C (WGHP) — The right lane of Interstate 40 East is closed due to a road obstruction, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). The obstruction is located at Mile Marker 220 near Exit 220 for Randleman Road on I-40 East. The closure began at 8:12 a.m and NCDOT currently estimates for [...]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A U.S. attorney says a North Carolina doctor has been indicted in connection with a scheme that defrauded federal programs of more than $11 million. Dena J. King, U.S. attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, said in a news release that Sudipta Mazumder of Charlotte is charged with six [...]
The decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn abortion rights granted under Roe v. Wade, and reinforced by the Casey decision, as part of a case involving law in Mississippi, returned the decision about abortion rights to the state legislatures. In North Carolina, abortions are legal, although restrictions on that law are currently in [...]
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A man has been charged in the death of a baby girl who never regained consciousness after abuse in 2020. On June 15, 2020, patrol officers responded to Konnoak View Drive after a call about a two-month-old child that wasn't breathing. They performed life-saving measures on the baby, Nayture Marie Moore, [...]
HIGH POINT, N.C. (WGHP) -- An ambulance crashed in High Point with a patient onboard Thursday evening, according to the Hight Point Police Department. The call reporting the crash at the intersection of English Road and Main Street came in at 8:45 p.m. The ambulance had its lights and sirens activated at the time of [...]
RANDLEMAN, N.C. (WGHP) -- A bicyclist was hit by a car in Randleman and airlifted to the hospital on Thursday night, police say. The person was hit on South Main Street. The call reporting the incident came in at 6:42 p.m., and officers responded around 6:45 p.m. The victim's condition is unknown at this time. [...]
(WGHP) -- The Senate passed a bipartisan gun reform bill in a 65-53 vote on Thursday night. The passage of the bill moves Congress' boldest gun violence prevention legislation in decades to the brink of final approval. The legislation would toughen background checks for the youngest firearms buyers, require more sellers to conduct background checks...
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) -- A Winston-Salem Bojangles was shut down on Wednesday for multiple health code violations, according to a health department closure document. The Bojangles is located at 3411 Olivers Crossing Drive and has had its permit to operate suspended. "You must cease operations immediately and cannot operate your establishment...
RALEIGH, N.C. (WGHP) — The first case of monkeypox in North Carolina has been confirmed by the State Laboratory of Public Health. Monkeypox is a rare viral illness that has potentially serious consequences. Symptoms of monkeypox include: Flu-like symptoms Swelling of the lymph nodes Rash including bumps that are filled with fluid before scabbing...
North Carolina Republicans land win in voter ID battle among Supreme Court's first rulings of the day
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court gave Republican legislative leaders in North Carolina a win Thursday in an ongoing fight over the state's latest photo identification voting law. The 8-1 decision doesn't end the more than three-year dispute over the voter ID law, which is not currently in effect and has been challenged in both state and...
GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A man is dead after a shooting on Saddlebranch Drive in Guilford County, and the Guilford County Sheriff's Office says they haven't found a suspect yet. At 1:28 a.m. Thursday, deputies responded to a report of a shooting on the 4500 block of Saddlebranch Drive in the Gibsonville area. At [...]
Taylor Swift has North Carolina on her mind as she gets ready to release her new song "Carolina," written for the upcoming movie "Where the Crawdads Sing."
MEBANE, N.C. (WGHP) — A Triad pup nearly went all the way to the top at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show! The dog show was held on Wednesday evening, and while Trumpet, a bloodhound from Ohio, made history by being the first of his breed to take the title of Best In Show, North [...]
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (WGHP) — A man accidentally shot himself after a high-speed chase in Hillsborough on Wednesday, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Deputies attempted to pull over Kyreh Jasan Lloyd, 28, of Mebane, for reckless driving on Old NC-68 South near Arthur Minnis Road. Deputies say that Lloyd failed to pull over and [...]...
LEXINGTON, N.C. (WGHP) — A child has died after a DWI crash in Lexington. The crash happened on Tuesday just before 10 a.m. near Fairway Drive in Lexington. According to officers, a 2010 Pontiac G6 had crashed into the back of a North Carolina Department of Transportation truck parked on the road so state crews [...]
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Now this hound has something to toot his horn about. A bloodhound named Trumpet won the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Wednesday night, marking the first time the breed has ever snared U.S. dogdom’s most coveted best in show prize. Rounding the finalists' ring with a poised and powerful stride, [...]