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Iredell County man charged with murder after three bodies found in burned Statesville house

STATESVILLE (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged with murder and arson in connection with the discovery of three bodies after a house ... Read more

9 hours ago by News Service Report.

Massive search for Laundrie ends as FBI identifies remains in Florida

By Curt Anderson Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The FBI on Thursday identified human remains found in a Florida nature preserve as those of ... Read more

9 hours ago by News Service Report.

Few details available after Kannapolis shooting claims life

KANNAPOLIS — Limited details were available Thursday after a homicide at 2103 Fowler St. in the Kannapolis area. Maj. John Sifford of the Rowan Sheriff’s ... Read more

16 hours ago by Staff Report.

Blotter: Bullet holes found at Salisbury home

SALISBURY — A person on Wednesday reported finding bullet holes in their home on New Street. At about 5 p.m. on Wednesday, the person return ... Read more

20 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan Sheriff’s Office releases details of NASCAR driver’s assault at coworker’s home

SALISBURY — Carson Ware, a part-time NASCAR driver, was staying with a coworker and his wife when he was arrested Wednesday on assault and injury ... Read more

22 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

NASCAR driver jailed on Rowan County assault charges

SALISBURY — A part-time NASCAR driver was jailed Wednesday in Rowan County on assault charges and indefinitely suspended from competing. Carson Reed Ware, a 21-year-old ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Woodleaf man jailed after two-county car chase

SALISBURY — A Woodleaf man was jailed Tuesday after taking Rowan County sheriff’s deputies on a chase from Julian Road, through Concord and Kannapolis and ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Salisbury man arrested for running from deputies in smoke shop, tossing gun under table

SALISBURY — Rowan County Sheriff deputies on Monday charged a Salisbury man with a felony gun crime after attempting to serve a warrant connected to ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Blotter: Salisbury man charged with indecent liberties, first degree sex offense

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday charged a Salisbury man with felony sex offenses in connection to a July incident. Jonathan Ray ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Man jailed for shooting at Davie detectives in Rowan County given $560,000 bond

WOODLEAF — A Cooleemee man who shot at Davie County detectives in Rowan County faces two counts of assault on a law enforcement officer with ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

County Commissioner Craig Pierce pleads guilty to driving while intoxicated

SALISBURY — Rowan County Commissioner Craig Pierce pleaded guilty on Friday to driving while intoxicated. He received a level five offense, which is the least ... Read more

4 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Overdose call turns into homicide investigation on Ted Lane

SALISBURY — An overdose call turned into a homicide investigation Sunday after a man was found dead on a basement couch. Timothy James Long, a ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Court judgment requires occupants to vacate Gheen Road home, site of two murders

SALISBURY — A house at 1270 Gheen Road that’s been the site of two murders and other crimes must be vacated, with any trespassers subject ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Oct. 17

In weekend crime reports: • Donny Ray Martin, 44, of Kannapolis, was charged with felony possession of a schedule two controlled substance and misdemeanor possession ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Woman arrested for flashing rear end at Sheriff’s Office after previous charges overturned

SALISBURY — A Spencer woman was arrested Thursday for flashing her rear end to Rowan Sheriff’s Office employees months after the N.C. Court of Appeals ... Read more

5 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Teen charged in shooting at Mount Tabor High School held without bond

WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — A 15-year-old charged in the shooting death of a classmate at a North Carolina high school last month will remain held without ... Read more

6 days ago by News Service Report.

Cooleemee man arrested after trading gunfire with Davie County investigators in Rowan

SALISBURY — Davie County Sheriff’s Office detectives on Friday afternoon exchanged gunfire in Rowan County with a Cooleemee man, who is expected to face charges ... Read more

6 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Man charged with trio of vehicle break-ins

SALISBURY — A 25-year-old man faces charges for breaking into vehicles at three different locations in Salisbury. Jeremiah Emmanuel Billingslea of Salisbury was charged Wednesday with ... Read more

7 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

24-year-old man jailed for kidnapping, rape charges

SALISBURY — A 24-year-old Salisbury man was jailed Monday on charges of first-degree kidnapping and first-degree rape. Jacob Giles Fleming’s charges are connected to an ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Blotter: Woman charged with bringing 14 suboxone strips into jail

SALISBURY — A Salisbury woman was charged Tuesday with felony possession of a controlled substance in a jail or prison after she was previously booked ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Two seek medical care, 28 shell casings found after shooting near Salisbury City Park

SALISBURY — Two people sought medical care, several bullets struck a home and police found 28 total shell casings after a Monday afternoon shooting near ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Former Wake volleyball coach ordered to pay $50,000 fine in admissions bribery scandal

By Alanna Durkin Richer Associated Press BOSTON — Federal prosecutors have promised to drop their case against a former Wake Forest University coach charged in ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

Blotter: Oct. 12

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports: • A woman on Friday overdosed in the 200 block of Johnson Dairy Road in Rockwell. • A man ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Kannapolis man faces number of drug, gun charges

SALISBURY — A Kannapolis man is facing a bevy of drug and gun charges after being caught with at least 25 grams of opioids and ... Read more

1 week ago by Ben Stansell.

Blotter: Shots fired during downtown Salisbury fight

SALISBURY — Police recovered spent shell casings early Saturday after shots were fired during a fight in downtown Salisbury. Salisbury Police responded around 2:15 a.m. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Stanly County man charged with growing marijuana on Alcoa game lands

SALISBURY — A Stanly County man is facing several drug charges for allegedly growing marijuana on game lands owned by Alcoa. Alan Edward Tenney, 61, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Salisbury man charged with statutory rape, indecent liberties

SALISBURY — A 24-year old Salisbury man is facing of number of child sex charges. Jacob Wayne Stegall was charged by the Salisbury Police Department ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

NC man sentenced to 21 years for shooting police officer

NEW BERN (AP) — A North Carolina man has been sentenced to 21 years in prison in connection with a crime rampage that including a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

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