May 27, 2018

A swamp fire in 1976 led an Eastern North Carolina park ranger to a grisly mass grave.

The prime suspect — the only suspect — has been running or hiding ever since.

Bradford Bishop lived the American Dream. He worked for the U.S. State Department earning a respectable salary; owned a…

Female motorist wounded by shots fired at car

May 27, 2018

Rocky Mount police are investigating a Tuesday night shooting in which a female motorist was struck by gunfire.

Cpl. Brad Summerlin of the Rocky Mount Police Department said officers received a shots fired call about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday at 125 West Grand Ave., where they found a 22-year-old woman…

Top cop takes pulse of community

May 26, 2018

Rocky Mount Interim Police Chief Willie Williams acknowledged when he agreed to take over the force on a temporary basis that something different needed to be done to help with the issue of crime that has plagued the reputation of the city.

In an effort to continue the police…

Missing woman found safe

May 22, 2018

A missing Rocky Mount woman was located Monday night in Wake Forest.

Rocky Mount police Cpl. Brad Summerlin said Akia Denise Freeman, 21, was found safe and unharmed around 11:30 p.m. Monday night by Wake Forest police officers.

The N.C. Center for Missing Persons had issued a Silver Alert on…