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  • Police, victim's family seek answers about homicide

    By Brie Handgraaf | February 8, 2016 - 11:35pm

    Tammi Phillips thought her nephew had finally left gang life behind, but she said his slaying on Saturday has her thinking otherwise.

  • Rocky Mount man shot, killed

    By Amelia Harper | February 7, 2016 - 9:48pm

    A 23-year Rocky Mount man is the victim of the city’s first homicide of 2016. Davonte Demetrius Greene was fatally shot on Saturday. Lt.

  • Police search for lottery ticket thief

    February 6, 2016 - 11:20pm

    Rocky Mount police are investigating the alleged theft of a winning scratch-off lottery ticket from a vehicle.

  • Task force seizes drugs, arrests six

    By Brie Handgraaf | February 6, 2016 - 7:20pm

    On the first official day of the newly established Tar River Regional Task Force, members seized drugs and money as well arrested six individuals for drug-related crimes.

  • Police seek assault suspect

    From Staff Reports | February 5, 2016 - 9:14pm

    Rocky Mount police are searching for Eric Devon Harrison in connection with a Thursday morning assault.

  • Man shot in hotel stairwell

    From Staff Reports | February 5, 2016 - 9:14pm

    Authorities are investigating a shooting just before midnight at a hotel in the Battleboro community.

  • Shooting victim won't cooperate with investigators

    From Staff Reports | February 5, 2016 - 9:13pm

    A 19-year-old man is recovering after allegedly being shot Thursday night.

  • Man charged with shooting friend after dispute

    By Brie Handgraaf | February 4, 2016 - 9:49pm

    BAILEY – A 29-year-old Wilson man is recovering from a gunshot wound and his friend is behind bars following a Thursday afternoon shooting.

  • Police seek suspect in assault, attempted robbery

    From Staff Reports | February 4, 2016 - 9:47pm

    Rocky Mount police are investigating a Thursday morning assault and attempted robbery that hospitalized a man.

  • Cashier charged with embezzlement

    From Staff Reports | February 4, 2016 - 6:30pm

    A Rocky Mount cashier was arrested Wednesday after allegedly stealing about $200 from the convenience store where she worked.

  • Woman rescued from Tar River near Tarboro

    By Brie Handgraaf | February 4, 2016 - 4:05pm

    TARBORO – Police and firefighters found a missing woman Thursday morning clinging to a limb in the Tar River. Tarboro police Sgt.

  • Murder suspect's arrest brings bittersweet relief to victim's family

    By Brie Handgraaf | February 2, 2016 - 11:35pm

    Relief – bittersweet relief – was just one of the emotions coursing through Shana Gamble on Tuesday when she heard the second man suspected in her son’s homicide was caught Monday night in Pennsylvania.

  • Deputies charge three suspects, seek fourth in shooting

    By Brie Handgraaf | February 2, 2016 - 11:29pm

    PRINCEVILLE – Edgecombe County deputies arrested three teenagers and are searching for a fourth in connection with a robbery gone wrong on Jan. 12.

  • Police arrest teenager, look for other suspects

    By Brie Handgraaf | February 2, 2016 - 11:28pm

    A 16-year-old teenager was jailed recently and officials are working to apprehend three other teens in connection with a robbery and break-in.

  • Police seek suspect in tobacco store robbery

    From Staff Reports | February 2, 2016 - 11:12pm

    Rocky Mount police are searching for a man suspected in a Monday evening robbery of a local tobacco store.

  • Marshals charge second suspect in October homicide

    By Brie Handgraaf | February 2, 2016 - 4:11pm

    Federal officials helped apprehend a second suspect Monday in connection with the slaying of a Rocky Mount man in October.

  • Traffic stop leads to gun charges

    From Staff Reports | February 1, 2016 - 9:48pm

    Rocky Mount police stopped a suspected drunken driver and an aimless gunman early Sunday morning.

  • Police seek suspect in store robbery

    From Staff Reports | February 1, 2016 - 9:47pm

    A fleeing clerk thwarted a potentially dangerous convenience store robbery on Sunday night.

  • Pizza delivery driver robbed

    From Staff Reports | February 1, 2016 - 9:47pm

    Proactive policing led to the prompt discovery of an alleged robbery of a pizza delivery driver Saturday morning.

  • Police charge teens in vehicle break-ins

    From Staff Reports | January 31, 2016 - 12:03am

    Rocky Mount police quickly apprehended two suspected teenage thieves on Tuesday while responding to vehicle break-ins.

  • Man charged with assault, hit-and-run

    From Staff Reports | January 29, 2016 - 10:36pm

    No one was seriously injured Thursday night during a domestic dispute.

  • Boddie-Noell executive charged with embezzlement

    From Staff Reports | January 28, 2016 - 11:36pm

    Nash County deputies arrested a Boddie-Noell Enterprises executive Thursday in connection with embezzling from the national company.

  • Police charge fifth suspect in November slaying

    From Staff Reports | January 28, 2016 - 11:34pm

    Edgecombe County deputies have arrested a fifth suspect in connection with a November homicide in the Battleboro community.

  • Heroin dealers sentenced to federal prison

    From Staff Reports | January 28, 2016 - 11:33pm

    Two suspected heroin traffickers will spend the next several years in federal prison.

  • Pizza delivery driver robbed, assaulted

    From Staff Reports | January 28, 2016 - 11:32pm

    A driver for Pizza Hut was not injured during a strong-arm robbery Wednesday night.