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Casey Ellis, who drove from West Virginia to knock an item off her bucket list, said she won't be skydiving again after having to be rescued when a malfunctioning parachute left her and an instructor dangling from a tree near Salisbury, N.C.. • David Cruz, a police lieutenant in Trenton, N.J., said ...
SALISBURY, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A man being held on murder charges escaped from the Rowan County Detention Center Saturday evening, ... Officers with the Salisbury Police Department and Rowan County Sheriff's Office searched for Smith until he was found at an apartment in Matika Villa on ... prisoner

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) - There is new information in the case of the killing of Reesa Dawn Trexler, investigators with the Salisbury Police Department confirmed Tuesday. Trexler was found stabbed to death in her grandparent's home on North Shaver Street on July 15, 1984. No one has ever ...
(CLARKSVILLENOW) - The man wanted for shooting and killing a Hopkinsville police officer has been shot and killed by authorities in Clarksville. ..... Mullins is survived by his cousins Patsy Tomkins of Seminole, FL Peggy Freeman of Salisbury, NC, Garland Mullins of Harriman, TN, Lisa and Steve ... police
A Cabarrus County man was arrested in Salisbury Wednesday for reportedly having a gun as a felon. According to the Salisbury Police Department, 30-year-old John Calvin Sifford, of Concord, was charged with possessing a firearm by a felon and carrying a concealed weapon. Officers said they had ...

SALISBURY, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A man trying to fix his SUV ended up nearly getting crushed after an accident. Now, an East Spencer police officer is being praised for his quick thinking and action that saved the man's life. Officer Willie Spencer was called to an accident on North Long St. Wednesday ...
SALISBURY, N.C. – Detectives in Salisbury arrested a 14-year-old in connection with a threat against Salisbury High School, police said. According to Salisbury Police, the teen, a ninth-grade student at Salisbury High, is charged with making an anonymous or threatening communication to the school.
SALISBURY, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Salisbury High School has been placed on "Code Orange" following numerous violent threats made on social media to the school, according to the Salisbury ... Another account has changed their name to "Ray Andres" and is from Salisbury, North Carolina, police said.
SALISBURY, N.C. - Police in Salisbury have charged a 14-year-old student with making an anonymous threat on social media against Salisbury High School last week. Police said someone in Ohio threatened to shoot up a SHS school in a Facebook post on Feb. 22. The Salisbury High School student that ...
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Police in Salisbury believe that a man who was found dead on Monday morning may have frozen to death. The body of 74-year-old Robert Doyle was found underneath the bridge in the 600 block of Statesville Boulevard beside the Brian Center, according to the police report. At the time of the discovery of ...
SALISBURY, N.C. - Police have identified a man who was shot and killed by officers after robbing a Wells Fargo bank in Salisbury on Thursday night. Authorities identified the robber as Paul Jones III, 25, during a press conference on Friday.
Multiple crews responded to Livingstone College in Salisbury Wednesday night after there was a report of an "active shooter" in the gym, according to police. police received a call around 10 p.m. that shots were fired inside the Trent Gymnasium, which is located on campus. According to a ... gun school
While the woman was struck by two shots, police and witnesses say several more shots were actually fired. "Around 8 or 9 rounds, I didn't know the exact location, but I know it was near my home," a neighbor told WBTV. "I know that wasn't someone just shooting up in the air, I knew someone was ... grandmother
... time this year he has been cited for that offense. STREETSBORO. An officer arrested 42-year-old Salisbury, N.C., man April 10 on a charge of theft, a first-degree misdemeanor, after he allegedly stole $133.19 worth of merchandise from the Walmart at 905 Singletary Drive, according to Streetsboro police. Crime
SALISBURY, N.C. - Authorities responded to a shots-fired call Wednesday night at Livingston College in Salisbury. The call came in at about 9:35 p.m., dispatch said. People were playing basketball and after the game, someone, who was not a student, shot a round into the air, police said. No injuries ...

SALISBURY, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Police say a 66-year-old woman was not the intended target of a late night shooting on Ivy Street Wednesday in Salisbury. The victim is expected to be ok, but now officers are looking for the people who fired the shots. "Me and my roommate had heard someone unload ... Police
The dozen or so projects, which began last month and will continue throughout this year, include more parking, a new police station and fencing, new clinics, extensive modifications to the main hospital and renovation of the historic ... It ranks behind Atlanta (112,614 patients ) and Salisbury, N.C., (87,299). Police
SALISBURY, N.C. - A Rowan County man faces several drug charges after police said he received 10.5 pounds of marijuana in the mail. Officials with the Rowan County Sheriff's Office said they worked with the U.S. Postal Service to execute a search warrant Thursday at the home of 41-year-old Ronnie ... Police
Richard Macon Dunn, 32, was arrested in Forsyth County on Wednesday night, according to a Danville police news release. He has been charged with robbery. ... Dunn was also wanted in connection to an armed robbery at a Family Dollar in Salisbury, N.C., on Tuesday. Dunn is awaiting extradition to ... Police
The Danville Police Department is currently looking for 32-year-old Richard Macon Dunn of Lexington, NC. Dunn is described as a white male, with a beard and mustache, wearing glasses, standing 6'3", and weighing approximately 215 lbs. Dunn is also wanted by Salisbury North Carolina Police for a ... Police
The Danville Police Department is currently looking for 32-year-old Richard Macon Dunn of Lexington, N.C. He is charged with robbery. Dunn was last seen operating a black 2014 ... Dunn is also wanted by Salisbury, North Carolina Police for a similar offense. See Salisbury Police Department Facebook ... Police
SALISBURY, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - The Salisbury Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a man who they believe robbed a local Family Dollar earlier this month. Richard Macon Dunn, 32, of Lexington, North Carolina, is wanted for robbery with a dangerous weapon in connection to a ... Police
Police say that last April, Copeland's tractor-trailer crossed the median and struck an SUV carrying the Gilley family of Salisbury North Carolina, then rolled onto its side and caught fire. David and Christine Gilley and their children, Jack and Grace, all died. They had been driving to Ohio to visit family, WBTV ... Police
SALISBURY, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A Salisbury man turned himself into police for breaking and entering and larceny on Monday. Harry Wilson Long III was arrested this morning and charged with three counts of breaking and entering and three counts of larceny. According to police, Long broke into The ... Police
SALISBURY, N.C. - Police have arrested a man in connection with the August 2017 shooting death of a Rowan County man. Officials with the Salisbury Police Department said Travaree D'Von Miller, of Rockwell, was arrested around 9:45 a.m. Monday in connection with the Aug. 27 murder of Kornell ... Police
West Virginia State Police Sgt. C.F. Kane tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraph that 41-year-old Bertram Copeland of Rockford, Illinois, was charged with four counts of negligent homicide and reckless ... Killed were David and Christine Gilley of Salisbury, North Carolina, and their two children, Jack and Grace. Police
Four members of a Salisbury, N.C., family, David and Christine Gilley and their two children, Jack and Grace, were killed in the accident. Mercer County Emergency Management Director Tim Farley said at the time of the incident that the tractor-trailer loaded with what appeared to be canned goods was ... Police
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Police believe a homeless man froze to death under a bridge in North Carolina. ... Police reports say the victim's brother knew he was there but hadn't spoken with him in a few days. ... The brother told police that Doyle had a number of health issues and would not seek help. Police
A former teen gang member from Salisbury, N.C., was sentenced Wednesday to serve 20 years in prison for fatally shooting and trying to rob a Chesterfield County man in a botched drug robbery, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. ... Police said all four were affiliated with the Grape Street Crips. Police
Salisbury Police charged a local man with assault after receiving calls about shots fired on Freedom Drive. Jalyn Manquel McCombs, 21, of 100 block of East Horah Street, Apt. 4, was charged with misdemeanor assault by pointing a gun, misdemeanor assault on a female, misdemeanor communicating ... Police
A former teen gang member with a troubled upbringing was sentenced Wednesday to serve 20 years in prison for fatally shooting and trying to rob a Chesterfield County man in a botched drug robbery after the defendant and three accomplices traveled here from North Carolina. Jamaria S. “Chop” Crawford ... Police
SALISBURY, N.C. – Police in Salisbury are investigating after a teenager was stabbed during an apparent fight Sunday. According to Salisbury Police, two teenagers got into a fight in the 1300 block of Tabernacle Street. One of the teens was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital for treatment. Officials have ... Police
SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) -. A Salisbury man was arrested on Friday, charged with first degree rape and first degree forcible sex offense. Jaris Ambrose Stoddard, 32, was arrested in the 2100 block of S. Main Street at the Executive Inn hotel, according to police records. Bond is set at $45,000. Stoddard's ... Police
According to the release, investigators learned from the Winston-Salem Police Department that three firearms used at Childress' home matched ... of Winston-Salem; and Armeka Vantonne Spinks of Salisbury, N.C. All three are each charged with attempted first-degree burglary and first-degree trespassing. Police
The driver of the tractor-trailer, Bertram Copeland, of Rockford, Ill., was charged with four counts of negligent homicide and reckless driving, Cpl. B.J. Garretson, of the West Virginia State Police, said. Four members of a Salisbury, N.C., family, David and Christine Gilley and their two children, Jack and Grace ... Police
SALISBURY — Few details are available after a teenager was shot in the back Thursday afternoon outside a Salisbury home. The victim was responsive and talking at the scene, Salisbury police officials said. Capt. Melonie Thompson said officers responded to 115 E. 11th St., off North Main Street, ... Police
SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) — An 88-year-old woman was the victim of a robbery in the parking lot of Aldi off Faith Road on Friday. According to the report, the woman had just parked her car when she was approached by a man. The man demanded her purse and threatened her with gun, though he did not ... Police
SALISBURY, NC -- Edward Eugene “Eddie” Anderson, Jr.,67, resident of the NC State Veterans Home in Salisbury, NC, passed away on December 6, ... He graduated from Lander College, with a bachelor's degree in business, served on the Greenwood Police Force and Lander College Security Staff. Police
Edgar Maddison Welch, 28 of Salisbury, N.C., surrenders to police on Dec. 4, 2016. Maddison fired several shots inside Comet Ping Pong pizza shop in Washington, D.C., telling police he was investigating a conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton running a child sex ring out of a pizza place (Photo: Sathi ... Police
SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) - An 8-year-old child was left with "severe 2nd degree burns" on the left side of his body after playing with a lighter and a bottle of perfume, according to Salisbury Police. The incident happened on Wednesday morning at a house in the 1700 block of 2nd Street in Salisbury. Police
Salisbury police spokesperson Sheila Lingle said no one is expected to face charges. Both police and fire officials also hope this tragedy serves as an important lesson. “One second, that's all it takes,” Boling said. “A fire will triple in size within 30 seconds. The minute you have matches, candles, lighters, ... Police
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) - Police in Salisbury have identified the bank robbery suspect shot and killed following a chase. Salisbury Police on Friday identified the man as 25-year-old Paul Jones III. Authorities told media outlets officers got a call of a bank robbery at a Wells Fargo branch on Thursday, and that ... Police
SALISBURY, N.C. - Police have identified a man who was shot and killed by officers after robbing a Wells Fargo bank in Salisbury on Thursday night. Authorities identified the robber as Paul Jones III, 25, during a press conference on Friday. Police
Guns, drugs, and a large amount of cash were seized by Salisbury police in a traffic stop on S. Main Street on Monday. According to Captain Shelia Lingle, the arrest was the culmination of a month long investigation. Officers stopped a black Ford Explorer that had been rented by Joseph Worley Alexander, ... Police
Two men, who police say are gang members, have been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting that happened in Salisbury over the weekend. Dequan Robertson and Anthony Gill were both killed by gunfire on Saturday just after 2 a.m. in the 100 block of W. Fisher Street. At least two other people ... Police
SALISBURY, N.C. - Police confirmed Tuesday that they arrested two gang members in connection with a double homicide that left three others injured over the weekend in Salisbury. Jalen Cook, 23, and Zakelo Duren, 23, were members of the Bloods gang, authorities said. Anthony Eugene Gill, 22, died at ... Police
SALISBURY — Salisbury police say a local man refuses to provide information after he was shot by someone and dropped off at the hospital emergency department. Devron Davis, 25, went to Novant Health Rowan Medical Center on Monday with a bullet graze to the left side of his head. He was treated ... Police
SALISBURY, N.C. - Police told Channel 9 that subfreezing temperatures may have contributed to the death of a man found under a bridge in Salisbury early Monday morning. Officials said 74-year-old Robert Doyle was found around 8:30 a.m. beneath the bridge in the 600 block of Statesville Boulevard, ... Police


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