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Welcome to Winston Salem Crime, a free service for the people of Winston-Salem. This site, designed and developed by Hypothesis, allows you to search for and map reports of crimes.

Our functionality allows you to search for reported crime occurring within a specified distance from a location. You can narrow the results by crime category, specific crime, and date range.

Reporting crimes from August 28, 2006 to October 22, 2016


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The federal-state program for low-income people has been scarcely debated in the turbulent presidential election, but it faces real consequences depending on who wins the White House in the Nov. 8 vote.

Police: RV containing pot-laced candy catches fire on bridge

Police say a pot advocacy company’s RV carrying marijuana-laced candy burst into flames on a bridge that connects New Jersey and Delaware.

Tom Hayden, famed 1960s anti-war activist, dies at 76

Tom Hayden, the famed 1960s anti-war activist who moved beyond his notoriety as a Chicago 8 defendant to become a California legislator, author and lecturer, has died.

Former Christie aide expected to return to witness stand

The former aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie who prosecutors say sent the "time for some traffic problems" email that started the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal is due back on the witness stand.

Police believe body found in river is likely missing teen

Police have pulled the body of a young man from a Massachusetts river and say it’s likely that of a teen who apparently fell down a storm drain in New Hampshire.

58-story Millennium Tower ... the leaning tower of San Francisco?

The 58-story Millennium Tower has gained notoriety in recent weeks as the leaning tower of San Francisco.

Bill Murray accepts humor prize after gentle roast

In an evening filled with jokes about Bill Murray’s elusiveness and quirky personality, it was David Letterman who provided the most touching moment as Murray was honored with the nation’s top prize for comedy.

Judge to mull disbanding polygamous towns' police agency

A court hearing begins Monday to explore the federal government’s bid to disband the shared police department for two polygamous towns in Arizona and Utah that were found by a jury to have discriminated against nonbelievers on the basis of religion.

Police hunting for 230 escaped drug addicts in Vietnam

A Vietnamese official says 230 drug addicts are still at large after a mass escape from a rehabilitation center in southern Vietnam.

Hacked trove shows Clinton aides suggesting email jokes

Hacked emails from the personal account of Hillary Clinton’s top campaign official show her aides considered inserting jokes about her private email server into her speeches at several events — and at least one joke made it into her remarks.

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The Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals stumbled to a 6-6 tie Sunday night in the desert, the fourth stalemate since the NFL instituted new overtime rules prior to the 2012-13 season.

In year of 3,000 shootings, a teen faces life beyond bullet

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Former Pennsylvania attorney general seeks to avoid jail

Supporters of Democrat Kathleen Kane once hoped the ambitious lawyer might reach the U.S. Senate.

PGA Tour to play official event in South Korea next year

The tour and the CJ Corporation said that The CJ Cup at Nine Bridges will be played Oct. 19-22 as part of the 2016-17 season.

Convenience store customers help stop armed robbery

Customer suffers minor injuries; second possible robber flees

Police: Armed man kidnaps 2 WFU students then robs them

An armed kidnapper forced two Wake Forest graduate students to withdraw money from an ATM in Winston-Salem, police said.

Emu who walked into bar leads police on wild goose chase

An escaped emu sent deputies on a wild goose chase after it walked up to a bar in central Florida.

Officials shoot at drone during weekend of pipeline protests

Law enforcement officials fired at an unmanned aircraft and a group of Dakota Access pipeline opponents twice blocked a North Dakota state highway Sunday, capping a weekend of protests.