March 22, 2017

A former Rocky Mount police officer has been charged in connection with a Tuesday night homicide, according to Rocky Mount police reports.

Police responded to a report of an aggravated assault at 9:56 p.m. on the 700 block of Powell Drive. When police arrived, they found a 17-year-old man suffering…

Police seek suspect in hit-and-runs

March 19, 2017

Rocky Mount police are hoping to run down leads on another pair of hit-and-run cases that happened Tuesday only hours apart from each other, each involving a Ford Fusion.

Police responded to a report of a hit-and-run Tuesday at 2:23 p.m. at a business on the 1500 block of Benvenue Road. Officers…

Local police chief arrested

March 17, 2017

A Nash County law enforcement officer is behind bars in Franklin County, charged with allegedly assaulting his girlfriend late Tuesday night.

Middlesex Police Chief William Murray was charged Wednesday with misdemeanor assault on a female and misdemeanor communicating threats and jailed…

Family grieves for slain man

March 15, 2017

A Rocky Mount man is being remembered fondly by his family today, four days after he was gunned down in his home.

Flowers and balloons formed a makeshift memorial outside Alcindor Marcellais Wardrick Jr.’s home Tuesday at 620 Short St. White balloons and blue and white flowers…