Residents of Crystal Towers want the city to pay for repairs at their building. This comes more than two years after plans were announced for the public housing building to be sold. The sale is still pending approval from the federal Housing and Urban Development department.
More than 50,000 people in Forsyth County can't drive because of a suspended license.
Eviction filings didn't increase that much on the first day landlords could file for evictions after the CDC moratorium expired. But in eviction hearings, more than 60 percent of tenants lost their case. These were evictions filed during the pandemic but had not been decided on.
Charles Donohoe, local Proud Boys leader from Kernersville, has joined a motion to dismiss filed by a co-defendant, Ethan Nordean. Nordean argues that the criminal charges against him are based on misapplied federal statutes. Federal prosecutors allege that Donohoe played an active and integral role in helping plan the Jan. 6 insurrection in Washington, D.C.
The family of a woman shot to death by her then-87-year-old neighbor has settled a lawsuit for $575,000, with $100,000 of that going to the woman's grandson. The man, Hermon Lowell Aycoth, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of 54-year-old Karla Ragsdale Essick, but the charge was dismissed and he was involuntarily committed after a judge determined that he was mentally incompetent to stand trial.
A prominent Wilkes County doctor is accused of trying to blackmail a nurse into having sex with him. According to a federal lawsuit, Dr. Jon Wesley Thompson told the nurse he had potentially damaging audio and video recordings of her that he would release if she did not agree to have sex with him for one hour, twice a month, for a year. The woman is seeking more than $525,000 in damages.
Winston-Salem police are looking for a man who they said robbed a computer repair store Sunday afternoon, according to a news release.