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Driver Dies in single Car Crash on I-40

One person died in a single car crash on I-40 Yesterday. The Daily Record reports the driver was traveling east when the vehicle ran off the road near exit 130 and hit the light pole. The driver

Morganton Man Charged with Statutory Rape

A Morganton man was charged with statutory rape on Friday. Corey Hicks was charged after the News Herald reports he admitted to allegations of sexual misconduct between a juvenile and an adult. His bond was set on

3 Car Accident Causes Traffic Slow Down

A three-car collision on Interstate 40 slowed traffic yesterday morning on I-40 during post-holiday traffic. The accident occurred when Vernon Love failed to stop and hit the back of another vehicle causing a chain reaction. The Daily

Caldwell County Animal Shelter Fined

The Caldwell County Animal Control Shelter was fined by the state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services after an injured dog died several hours after being brought in for treatment back in September.  The News Topic reports

Hickory Woman Stabbed

A woman died after being stabbed early Monday morning. The Daily Record reports Octavia Beaty was stabbed in her apartment and transferred to the hospital where she later died of her injuries. Jerry Woods of Hickory was

Earthquake Felt in Catawba County

A magnitude 2.4 earthquake was felt in Catawba County on Sunday. The quake was centered a wooded area near the intersection of Shuford and Robinson roads. WSOCTV reports there are no reports of damages or injuries.

Car Flips in Morganton

A woman was injured in a car wreck in Morganton after her vehicle flipped Thursday afternoon, stated by the Morganton News Herald. The car flipped several times before landing on its roof. The victim was impaired and

Bus Crash in McDowell County

A school bus in McDowell County was involved in an accident Thursday afternoon, according to the Hickory Daily Record. Several students sustained minor injuries. No word on the condition of the bus driver.