Your Sunday, Nov. 24 Evening Headlines


Your Sunday, Nov. 24 Evening Headlines

The Death of a Law Enforcement Official

Hundreds of protesters converge, calling for changes with the way the county deals with undocumented immigrants. The protesters point to the county and its contract with ICE as part of the agreement. Undocumented immigrants are held in the county jail. No injuries were reported but our crew says police arrested multiple people.

Protest Against Immigration Policies

When we start separating families, detaining people, deporting people, singling out a group of people, we know what that can lead to. It is crucial we identify it and fight back. This protest comes one day before House Speaker Tim Moore is scheduled to host Acting ICE Director Matt Albence, and Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf, at the General Assembly for a discussion on immigration and security issues in North Carolina.

Drug Investigation in Greensboro

New tonight, five people face charges as part of a month-long drug investigation in Greensboro, involving Alcohol Law Enforcement agents, the FBI, and local authorities. Officers say that investigation started at the PRD Mart on North Church Street. On Friday, authorities raided the store and a home, they seized 250 grams of crack cocaine, 43 grams of heroin, 39 grams of marijuana, two guns drug paraphernalia, a vehicle, and a large amount of cash. Johnnie Pettigrew, Reginald Washington, and Prabin Pun were arrested, they all face numerous drug-related charges. Two others, Suresh Subedi and Imourana Issa, were cited for delivering drug paraphernalia, being an employee that allowed drug violations to occur on the licensed premises, and failing to maintain a drug paraphernalia log.

Power Outage in Winston-Salem

Things are back to normal in parts of Winston-Salem affected by a power outage earlier today. It started around 10:45 this morning. At its peak, Duke Energy reported about 6000 customers were in the dark, including the Walmart off Jonestown Road. Some customers ended up leaving. Crews restored power just before 12:30 this afternoon.

Wildfire in Haywood County

Firefighters are continuing to monitor a wildfire burning since Thursday, on Cold Mountain in Haywood County. The U.S. Forest Service says that despite two inches of rainfall yesterday, the fire is still burning. As of yesterday, the fire scorched about 200 acres. Firefighters will stay on site to monitor conditions and protect structures, if necessary. Lingering smoke is possible.


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