An Asheville man is accused of fatally shooting a woman while stealing her cellphone, according to police. Rhiannon M. Willetts, of Canton, was brought to the hospital Jan. 11 with a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead when she arrived, police said.

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Officers are looking for a person after a victim showed up to a hospital Wednesday afternoon with a gunshot wound in Matthews. According to reports, a man showed up to the emergency room at Novant Matthews around 2:49 p.m. The victim says he was robbed at gunpoint and shot in the 900 block of Clearbrook Road, reports stated.
An Asheville man is accused of fatally shooting a woman while stealing her cellphone, according to police. Rhiannon M. Willetts, of Canton, was brought to the hospital Jan. 11 with a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead when she arrived, police said.
Twenty-one new flu deaths were reported in North Carolina last week, bringing the total number of flu deaths this flu season to 67, according to data released Thursday by the North Carolina Division of Public Health.
A man is accused of breaking into a home in west Charlotte, assaulting an elderly woman and sexually assaulting her daughter in December. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they were called to a breaking and entering on Dec. 9 at an apartment on Farmer Street. Two elderly women said they were asleep when they woke up and saw a man, later identified as 23-year-old Tai'Quan Rodgers, inside
A Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with killing a woman at a Myrtle Beach motel. Chandler Ari Dunmeyer, 19, was arrested Tuesday on charges of murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
A man and a woman were found dead in what officials believe to be a murder-suicide in Caldwell County Wednesday afternoon. The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. at a home on Brookview Place, which is off of Wilkesboro Blvd in the Granite Falls area south of Lenoir. Officials said a man and woman were found dead inside
Dispatchers said one person was killed in a fire in Asheville Wednesday night. The call came in around 9:47 p.m. Dispatchers said there appeared to be a mobile home fire on Fremont Road off Brevard Road in the Bent Creek area
Police are investigating after two people were shot, one fatally, in Greensboro Tuesday night, according to Greensboro police. The shooting was reported just after 10 p.m. near the intersection of Beckford Drive and Fairfax Road.
Winston-Salem police are continuing to investigate a 27-year-old's death, it's now being considered a homicide. Authorities found Maurice Layton McCullin dead inside his apartment just before 9 p.m. on January 15. Police had been searching for McCullin in the days before his body was found.
A Taylorsville man is accused of having a weapon of mass destruction. According to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office, 20-year-old Blake Allen Isenhour was arrested on Jan. 9 and charged with felony possessing a weapon of mass destruction.
One person died after a tractor-trailer overturned on I-85 Tuesday morning and the cab fell into a ravine.
Police are investigating after a pregnant woman and man were shot inside of a Durham home. According to officers, the incident happened just before 12:30 Tuesday morning in the 1100 block of Hoover Road.
Police have confirmed that the victim of a fatal shooting in Greensboro on Friday was a 24-year-old man. Justin Alspaugh, 24, of Mooresville, was found in the roadway at the 3500 block of Riverside Drive shortly after 10:30 a.m. suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his chest
Asheville police said two men were arrested and drugs and weapons were seized at the end of a two-month investigation into crack cocaine sales. The Asheville Police Department said its Drug Suppression and Housing Units conducted a search warrant on January 12 at an apartment on Camby Street
The town manager of Huntersville was charged with simple assault. Gerald Downs Vincent, 51, was arrested by the Huntersville Police Department and booked in the Mecklenburg County Jail just before 7 p.m. Sunday evening. He was charged with misdemeanor simple assault.
One person was killed in a tractor-trailer crash on Highway 200 in Union County Monday morning, closing the roadway. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, the wreck shut down all of the lanes on Lancaster Avenue near Doster Road in Monroe. NCDOT officials said the wreck happened around 6:48 a.m.
Asheville police said they are investigating a stabbing that killed one person. Police said they were called to a reported stabbing around 10:30 a.m. near the Pisgah View Apartments, and that the victim was taken to Mission Hospital.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are asking for the public's help locating a missing Charlotte man who suffers from dementia. Grady L. Moore was last seen leaving Presbyterian/Novant Hospital in the 200 block of Hawthorne Lane Saturday around 10 p.m., officials say.
Winston-Salem police are investigating a crash that happened on the Reidsville Road exit of U.S.-421 South. Officers responded to a two-vehicle crash at 3:43 Saturday afternoon. They confirmed that there were injuries, but they don't know the extent of them. At this time the Reidsville Road exit is closed and officials don't know when it will open back up.
The Winston-Salem Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for an 18-year-old young woman who suffers from cognitive disorders. Police said Chelsea Marie Lang was last seen on January 20, 2018 at 12 p.m. when she walked away from 259 Stewart Road, Winston-Salem, NC.
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Two people have died and two others are injured after a multi-vehicle crash on I-40 in Raleigh. Police said the incident happened around 11:30 Thursday night on I-40 West near Wade Avenue. Four people traveling eastbound in the westbound lane of I-40 were struck by a pick-up truck head-on.
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A Cary police officer was assaulted and injured after responding to a trespassing call near a gas station Wednesday night, according to department officials. The call came in around 11:30 p.m. in the 3500 block of Kildaire Farm Road. During the investigation of the trespassing call, the suspect tried to escape from the officer and during the escape, assaulted the officer, according to police.
Raleigh, NC picked up 6" of snow from Winter Storm Inga. Winter Weather Advisories remain in effect until noon for the area. Then it's sunny skies through the weekend.
A woman was able to escape a fire at her home in east Charlotte Thursday morning. According to the Charlotte Fire Department, the fire occurred at a home in the 6400 block of Treeline Place