Federal prosecutors say a woman whose embezzlement drove a Hickory urgent care center out of business has been sentenced to three years and a month in federal prison.
Police in western North Carolina have identified a man accused of swinging an ax at a woman while wearing a clown costume.
A convicted felon who fled from a gun possession charge earlier this month in Catawba County has been captured nearby in Lincoln County.
A Hickory teen has died in a wreck and another teen has been charged with driving while impaired.
Local media outlets reported that 17-year-old Jay Robertson died in the wreck Sunday evening. The 17-year-old who was driving the car also has been charged with felony death by motor vehicle.
Funeral services for the North Carolina Marine killed in a training accident in Nevada are being held in his home town of Hickory.
A North Carolina man has been accused of taking money from people and promising to obtain driver's licenses for them.
Police have arrested the boys basketball coach at Hickory High School and accused him of statutory rape and sexual activity with a student.
Two 16-year-old girls have been charged with murder and other charges for their roles in a North Carolina taxi driver's slaying.
A man has pleaded guilty to killing his roommate in Hickory nearly three years ago.