Wednesday, February 8, 2023



Farm Tractor Stolen Near Benson

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Authorities are searching for a stolen farm tractor taking from a shelter. Between March 28th and March 31st  someone stole a John Deere 4610 tractor and...

Trooper Shoots At Driver Who Pointed Gun At Him

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The NC Highway Patrol says a trooper fired his gun during an incident on Interstate 40 early this morning (Wednesday).  At approximately 3:26 a.m.,...

Two Overnight Car Fires Ruled Arson

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Two overnight vehicle fires, reported less than 15 minutes apart, appear to be arson. Around 10:40pm Tuesday, the Clayton Fire Department responded to a car...

Smithfield Break-Ins Not Connected, Police Say

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Smithfield Police are investigating two break-ins this week but say they are not connected. Around 8:45am Tuesday, members of the Disabled American Veterans discovered where...

1 Person Killed During Convenience Store Robbery

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This story has been updated. Click here for the latest information. BENSON - One person was killed during an early morning convenience store robbery. It...

Business Break-In, Suspicious Fire Under Investigation

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Smithfield Police are investigating a break-in and suspicious fire at a local business.  The burglary was discovered Monday morning at Coor Farm Supply at 3...

Operation Lone Ranger Leads To More Than 90 Charges

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Smithfield Police announced Thursday the culmination of an undercover drug investigation dubbed Operation Lone Ranger. The operation targeted street level drug sales of cocaine,...

SC Man Charged With Exploiting 93 Year-Old Johnston County Woman

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A South Carolina man has been indicted by a Johnston County Grand Jury for exploiting an elderly 93 year-old Johnston County woman.  It happened in...

WCSO Investigating Fatal Shooting

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The Wake County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that’s left one person dead and another injured. Shortly before 6:00am Sunday morning, Wake County deputies...

3 Arrested During Four Oaks Narcotics Search Warrant

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Three people were arrested following a narcotics search warrant at a Four Oaks area home. Following an undercover drug investigation, agents with the Johnston...