Crimes By Category

The following is a list of the names of the crimes reported by the Winston-Salem Police Department. The list is broken down into categories. Clicking on a category will perform a search of all crimes reported in the last week. Clicking on a specific crime will search within the last month.

Searches done by clicking on these links will return results within a radius of 10 miles from the approximate city center of Winston-Salem.



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Child hurt in car-bus crash in Buncombe County
The N.C. Highway Patrol says a 1-year-old child was among three people taken to a hospital when the car they were in collided with a mini-bus carrying students to an after-school program.
NC House wants gas tax to fall, just not as much as Senate
A majority in the House have agreed to set North Carolina's state gasoline tax at 36 cents a gallon for the rest of 2015 while legislative leaders seek a long-term solution to transportation funding problems.
US ambassador attacked in South Korea
The U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was attacked in Seoul, and is in stable condition, receiving treatment at a local hospital, according to the U.S. embassy.
VIDEO: Lanie details Thursday winter weather chance
WXII 12 Chief Meteorologist looks at the Thursday forecast and the chances for winter weather in the mountains, Foothills and Piedmont.
Man sentenced in 2012 crash that killed 2 sisters
A man was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty in a crash that killed two sisters in 2012.
NC legislature hears first chief justice speech since 2001
North Carolina's top judge says the judicial system has done its part since the Great Recession to make do with less, but now it's time legislators provide more resources and improved pay within the state's courthouses.
Passengers from Charlotte use emergency slides after landing in Denver
Passengers on an American Airlines flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, had to slide off the plane on emergency chutes after landing in Denver.
W-S Christian college merges with Tenn. school
A Winston-Salem-based Christian college has merged with a school in Tennessee, the third time in more than 10 years the school has made such a move.
Officers identified in deadly Tarboro shooting
The State Bureau of Investigation has released the names of two officers who shot and killed the suspect in the shooting deaths of three people in Tarboro last week.
NC sheriff: $4M gold heist from armored truck suspicious
A North Carolina sheriff says there were suspicions that the heist of millions in gold from an armored truck was an inside job.