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Morganton Woman Wanted on Felony Charges

A Morganton woman is wanted by the Burke County Sheriff’s Office on a felony charge. Sheila Eddins is described as a white, 5 foot 6 female, with brown hair and hazel eyes. The News Herald reports Eddins

Restraining Order Derails Skills Game Crackdown

A restraining order granted against the Hickory and Conover police departments has derailed the crackdown on skills games in the area. Yesterday, a Superior Court Judge granted a restraining order to Fun Arcade, which owns seven skill

Hudson Woman Struck by Jeep

A Hudson woman was struck and injured by a jeep Wednesday. Janet Jenkins Jarvis was struck while walking across the street to get her morning paper. The News Topic reports the jeep was driven by a 17-year-old

Nebo Man Charged After High-Speed Chase

A Nebo man is facing multiple charges after leading police on a high-speed chase last week. Nicholas Cage Cordell led Burke County Sheriff’s Office detectives on a 25 miles chase through Burke County and into McDowell County.

Two People Indicted on Child Sex Charges

Two people were indicted on child sex charges. Sherry Renee Lyden of Hickory was found to have facilitated a 4-year-old to engage in a sex act and to take photos while The News Herald reports David Andrew

Lenoir Man Charged After Drug Raid

A Lenoir man was charged with dealing drugs after the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team raided his home early yesterday morning. Jakime Whiteside was arrested after investigators seized more  than $19,000 worth of narcotics from his