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Student shot at school in Salisbury

Salisbury police are investigating a shooting that occurred Monday afternoon at Salisbury High School. The shooting occurred outside the gym after classes dismissed for the day, police said.

NC county commissioners open meeting with prayer

Rowan County commissioners have opened their latest public meeting with a prayer, one week after the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina filed a lawsuit over the practice.

Food Lion parent company laying off 350 employees

The parent company of Salisbury-based Food Lion grocery stores plans to lay off 350 corporate workers.

NC wreck claims life of 6th person

Police in a North Carolina town say another person has died from injuries suffered when an SUV crashed into a tree, raising the death toll to six.

2 charged in break-in at NC home of dead toddler

Investigators in Rowan County have arrested two people in connection with a break-in at the home of a family attending the funeral of a 1-year-old toddler who drowned.

4 arrested after calling NC deputy for drugs

Four people have been arrested after they called the wrong man about drug purchases. The man was a Rowan County sheriff's deputy.

Investigators: Man made woman read Bible at gunpoint

Investigators in Rowan County say a man held a double-barreled shotgun to a woman's head and made her read her favorite scripture.

Thief breaks into prison to steal copper

Police in Salisbury are looking for the rare thief who's apparently eager to go to prison. Someone broke into the Piedmont Correctional Institution, stole copper from an air conditioning unit and escaped.

Salisbury man charged with stealing metal

A Salisbury man has been arrested and charged after sheriff's deputies say he tried to sell about 400 pounds of metal he had stolen.

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