Matthew James Phelps makes a first court appearance after being charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Lauren Ashley-Nicole Phelps. Raleigh police charged Phelps, 29, with murder a little after 6 a.m. Friday, said police spokeswoman Laura Hourigan, after finding his wife, his wife, also 29, mortally stabbed at the townhouse where they lived in the 5200 block of Patuxent Drive in Raleigh, NC.
Video posted on Twitter shows a Kent, Wash. man, who police suspect is a serial carjacker, with his pants down being dragged alongside a car—hanging onto the door handle—after he tried to steal a car with someone at the wheel, police say.
CAUTION GRAPHIC VIDEO: Johnston County Sheriff's Office deputies and NC State Highway Patrol troopers arrive at the scene and exchange fire with Tina Renee Medlin on the grassy shoulder of I-40 near Newton Grove, NC on July 8, 2017. Medlin later died of her injuries.
Police are trying to identify a women who robbed a Fayetteville, NC Sprint store with an assault rifle on Monday. If you have any information about this, contact Fayetteville police at (910) 433-1529 or to make an anonymous tip call (910) 483-TIPS (8477).
A Boynton Beach, Florida police officer took things into his own hands when responding to a nuisance alligator call. When he learned that a trapper would be delayed and most likely kill the gator, he caught it himself and released it back into the water.
The Durham County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in its investigation of a home break-in that occurred on June 5 around 10 a.m. on Wood Sprite Court in Durham. Surveillance video shows three men rushing down a flight of stairs after removing the victim's television and wrist watch from the residence. The suspects gained entry through a side kitchen door. Durham CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.
Video: N.C. State Chief of Police Jack Moorman tells reporters they are investigating an alleged sexual assault involving several people that occurred at Wolf Village apartments on the college campus Friday night.
Surveillance video shows customer Cregg Jerri fighting off suspect Ryan Florez, who was armed with a knife, during a robbery attempt at a Starbucks in Fresno, Calif. The suspect, who was stabbed himself during the fight, got away but was later captured.