4 months ago
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81-year-old woman fatally struck as she got her newspaper

Authorities say an 81-year-old Burke County woman died hours after a vehicle struck her on Christmas Day as she was getting her newspaper.
2 years ago
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NC teen accused of plotting to kill Americans on behalf of ISIS

Federal prosecutors announced Monday they have charged a Morganton, North Carolina 19-year-old with plotting to "kill a large number of U.S. citizens" on behalf of ISIS.
2 years ago
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Police: Frustrated woman sets off sprinkler, floods ER

An emergency room in Morganton flooded with six inches of standing water after police said a woman, outraged with the waiting time, set off the sprinkler system on purpose.
81-year-old woman killed after driving wrong way on I-40
2 years ago
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81-year-old woman killed after driving wrong way on I-40

The N.C. Highway Patrol says an 81-year-old woman is dead after driving the wrong way on Interstate 40 near Morganton and hitting another car. State troopers say Ruth Whisnant was killed Thursday morning when she headed west on eastbound I-40 and crashed head-on into another car around 4 a.m. The accident occurred between exits 101 and 103.
NC woman indicted after claiming zombies caused fatal car wreck
5 years ago
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NC woman indicted after claiming zombies caused fatal car wreck

A Hickory woman accused of killing a father and son riding a motorcycle has been indicted on charges of second-degree murder.