Forsyth County News
Holiday “Booze It & Lose It” campaign results in 3,164 DWI arrests
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 11:44pm.

videoSanta was not the only one who made a naughty list over the holidays. Law enforcement officers across the state did, too, as they patrolled day and night, catching drivers who got behind the wheel impaired.

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NC sheriff seeks trade: Old Tommy guns for rifles
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 1:43pm.

A North Carolina sheriff could get the OK to trade a pair of vintage Tommy guns for dozens of new rifles for his deputies. The Forsyth County commissioners vote Monday on trading the fully automatic Thompson machine guns for 88 new Bushmaster rifles valued at $60,000.

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Force wants to swap vintage Tommy guns for rifles
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 7:39am.

The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office is trying to trade two vintage machine guns from the 1920s to a gun store for 88 rifles for its officers.

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"Booze It and Lose It" campaign nets 690 DWI arrests across the state
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 03/22/2013 - 9:51am.

video Law enforcement officers made more than 690 DWI arrests during St. Patrick's Day "Booze It & Lose It" campaign. The campaign ran March 15th through 17th and officers statewide conducted more than two thousand sobriety checkpoints and dedicated patrols.

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NC gun-rights group sues Winston-Salem over policy
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 4:38pm.

A statewide gun-rights group is claiming the city of Winston-Salem is violating its Second Amendment rights through an ordinance banning concealed handguns in many of its city parks.

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Nutrition firm Herbalife to hire 500 at NC plant
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/19/2012 - 3:21pm.

Nutrition and weight-loss supplement-maker Herbalife is revamping a defunct Dell Inc. computer manufacturing plant in North Carolina for an East Coast production center that will employ about 500 in three years.

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Man arrested after standoff with NC police
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 11/07/2012 - 8:49am.

A Winston-Salem man has been arrested after a standoff with police. No one was hurt.

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NC Rep. Larry Brown dies at age 69 in Pinehurst
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/16/2012 - 11:03am.

A colleague of North Carolina state Rep. Larry Brown says the Forsyth County Republican has died at age 69.

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Police say NC man shot to death after sword attack
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/19/2012 - 12:55pm.

Winston-Salem police say a 67-year-old man has been shot to death after he attacked a man with a sword.

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Cops track escaped monkey in NC town's treetops
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/04/2012 - 12:33pm.

An 8-pound monkey escaped from a North Carolina university research facility is avoiding traps and tranquilizer guns as it traipses through treetops to live on the lam.

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